Individual arrivals at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Rivertrees Country Inn. Enjoy dinner and rest up for the incredible adventure ahead.
After breakfast, travel from Arusha to Oliver’s Camp in Tarangire National Park – home to a recovering lion population, an example of APW’s strong conservation impact. Join in a welcome cocktail reception this evening.
Enjoy the day exploring Tarangire National Park, known for its large elephant herds.
Before the evening game drive, relax as Dr. Lichtenfeld situates you in today’s conservation challenges, presenting her team’s nearly 20-year commitment to this landscape. Overnight at Oliver’s Camp.
Rise early today and travel through the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem, discussing the challenges of maintaining habitat connectivity. Lunch in Lake Manyara National Park. In the afternoon, travel to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge and meet with one of APW’s conservation partners while enjoying sunset and dinner at the lodge.
Experience the Ngorongoro Crater descent with an exclusive breakfast on the caldera floor. In the afternoon, join one of APW’s Tanzanian program officers and meet local community members participating in the Sustainable Rangelands Initiative. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
After breakfast, drive along the crater rim to the edge of the Great Rift Valley escarpment where you will fly from Manyara airstrip to Kogatende in the northern Serengeti. Spend three nights at Olakira Camp, enjoying the unique stargazing tents.
Enjoy two incredible days experiencing the wildlife of the Serengeti – searching for large prides of lions, elephants, giraffes, and zebra, among other species! To witness these majestic animals in their natural habitat is the opportunity of a lifetime.
Game drive from Olakira Camp to Kogatende, and fly to the Maasai village of Loibor Siret – home to APW’s Noloholo Environmental Center where you will spend the next two nights.
Receive a special behind the scenes opportunity to experience APW’s conservation programs on the ground, meeting the team as well as community members impacted by the work. End the day with an intimate dinner at the co-founder’s home.
Return to the Loibor Siret airstrip, and fly to Arusha. Settle into a day room before your departure.