Firefinch Drive-Fly Safari

Firefinch safari: In full

The Firefinch safari explores Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park; expect breath-taking views and spectacular wildlife as you travel through northern Tanzania with your own knowledgeable Superior guide and 4WD vehicle, before flying into the Serengeti with the hope of catching the spectacular wildebeest migration.


Days 1-3

3 nights at Oliver's Camp (full board) | Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

The managers at Oliver's Camp are highly committed to their camp.On arrival, you'll be met by your private superior guide and travel in a 4WD safari vehicle. Your first drive takes roughly 2 hours to Tarangire National Park, where you will game drive through the park to your camp in the central regions. These areas are less visited by the majority of safari-goers, so the wildlife of Tarangire can be enjoyed in quieter surroundings. Spend 3 nights at the smart Oliver's Camp.

Days 4-6

3 nights at Plantation Lodge (full board) | Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Plantation Lodge is full of colonial charm and overlooks coffee plantations.Depart Oliver's for the lovely Plantation Lodge, in the town of Karatu. It is perfectly located to explore both the Ngorongoro Crater and also Lake Manyara National Park. Spend one full day on safari in Manyara – which is a small yet wonderfully diverse park where you often find good numbers of game including elephant, buffalo and even tree climbing lions. On your second full day you'll drive to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Days 7-9

3 nights at Ubuntu Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania

Ubuntu Camp is a small, semi-permanent camp in the Serengeti National Park.Leaving Plantation Lodge in the morning, your private guide will drop you at Lake Manyara Airstrip to catch a light aircraft flight to the Serengeti. Your destination will depend on the time of year you are travelling as you'll head to a mobile tented camp, Ubuntu, which moves to where they predict the migrating herds of wildebeest to congregate. This is either in the southern plains, the western corridor and Grumeti River area, or the far north in the Serengeti on the Mara River. You'll go out on twice daily game drives, which will be shared with other guests in camp.

Day 10

Drive to the nearby airstrip and catch a light aircraft flight to Arusha. From here, you can continue with your own arrangements or go on to one of our beach add-ons in Zanzibar, Pemba, Ras Kutani or the Mafia Archipelago.

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