Highlights: On this 5 day Tanzania lodging / camping safari, you will visit the famous 7th wonder of the world, the Ngorongoro crater, Tarangire National Park famous for its Elephants , Lake Manyara famous for its tree climbing lions and the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park. Its considered one of the best Africa wildlife safari adventure experience!
Accommodation: A mix of Lodges, Tented Camps (we can ammend in respect with few factors).
Type of Safari: Wildlife safari, Nature.
Day by Day
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara/Tarangire.
Today your safari guide drives you from Arusha (or Moshi) to Lake Manyara (December-March) or Tarangire (June-October) with lunch en route for an afternoon game drive. Lunch will be served in a picnic spot in the bush with the rest of the evening spared for spotting animals. In the evening you will drive to your lodge/camp for overnight rest.
Overnight: Whistling Thorns camp/Kirurumu tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 2: Manyara – Serengeti.
We depart for the famous Olduvai Gorge where the Africanthorpus skull was found. Olduvai Gorge is an archaeological site located in the eastern Serengeti Plains. The gorge is a very steep sided ravine roughly 48 Kms long and 100 meters deep. Exposed deposits show rich fossil fauna, many hominid remains and items belonging to the one of the oldest stone tool technologies, called Olduwan. The time span of the objects recovered date from 2,100,000 to 15,000 years ago. Proceed to Serengeti National Park in time to be able to enjoy our 2nd game safari.
Overnight: Serengeti Halisi Camp 2 Nights (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3: Full Day Serengeti.
The Serengeti National Park is most famous for its annual migration of over one million and a half white bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra. Serengeti National Park is widely regarded as the best wildlife reserve in Africa due to its density of predators and prey. Early morning is an optional balloon safari (see +below for details).Today is full day game drive with either a hot lunch at the lodge or picnic lunch. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro.
After breakfast we travel to Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hour game drive. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a conservation area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site The jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest unfolded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq. kms in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breath-taking natural wonder. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a
large resident population of wildlife of up to 25,000 predominantly grazing animals. These include wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, buffalo, eland, kongoni and warthogs. After the safari we visit (optional) a Masai village and meet folks from this famous warrior tribe before proceeding to for our overnight stay at the craters rim.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5: Manyara – Arusha.
After breakfast travel by road to Arusha via the Great Rift valley and African village of Mto wa Mbu (optional), also this a chance for you do shopping and the driver will advise and take you to the best shops at no extra cost. Arrive Arusha and you are transferred to the airport for your flight. Ideal opportunity to add a holiday to the historical spice island of Zanzibar. (Breakfast, Lunch)
*we are glad to offer one activity at no extra cost on this day i.e. mountain biking, village walk, canoeing in lake Duluti. All these will be in respect with the day’s itinerary and flight time.
- Transport in 4×4 land cruiser with pop-up roof for game viewing.
- Crater service fees/conservation fees
- Services of a professional English speaking guide
- Game parks or national parks entry fees
- Accommodations as specified in the itinerary
- Three meals per day whilst on safari
- Complimentary drinking water in your safari vehicle.
- International/Local flights.
- Beverages and drinks
- Cultural visits to Maasai villages
- Accommodation before and after the safari.
- Personal effects
- Change in itinerary
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