The safari starts in Arusha Tanzania and also ends in Arusha Tanzania. The tour includes visiting Lake Manyara National park, which is famous for the tree climbing lions that climb into the acacia canopy to run away from the biting insects. The park is also home to large herds of buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, hippos, elephants as well as the wildebeests. This park attracts many water birds including the king fisher’s, herons, storks, fish eagle and many more. The safari also takes you to the famous Ngorongoro crater which is also known for its populated and untouched wildlife species including the lions, leopards, zebras, and the elephants. You will get chance to see the crater basin that has hot water and the upper part covered by the volcano and the many flamingos. The tour lastly takes you to Serengeti national park which is famous for the annual migration of animals including 200000 zebras, 300000 Thomson’s gazelle as well as the wildebeest this national park also offers the best brilliant game viewing in whole of Africa.
Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park
Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park
Day 3: From Serengeti to Ngorongoro national park
Day 4: Transfer to Arusha Town
ITINERARY DESCRIPTION BY DAY
Day 1 : Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park
Early in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and the guide will provide you a short briefing about the whole safari. After, you will start your drive to Lake Manyara National Park, this small park stretches along way via the high rift valley escarpments which is occupied by the alkaline lake. Water birds gather around the lake and they are over 400 bird species found in this park. Its vegetation provides a good habitant too many animals like the monkeys, antelopes, giraffes, grassland elephants, which leave around the acacia trees. You will also get chance to view the Manyara lions around the trees. In the afternoon, leave Lake Manyara and head to booked lodge.
Budget: Olmasera tented camp/ Jambo camp
Day 2 : Transfer to Serengeti National Park
Have breakfast in the morning and after start your drive from Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park. You will enjoy the endless open plains of this park as well as the stunning skies of the Serengeti. The park is famous for its annual migration of many zebras, wildebeest and many more. It’s a full four hour drive and you will get to enjoy a full day game drive as well as an evening game drive where you will view many animal species including; the lions, zebras, antelopes, hippos, elephants, warthogs as well as the wildebeests.
Budget: Seronera Campsite
Day 3 : From Serengeti to Ngorongoro national park
Wake up so early in the morning and join an early morning game drive. You will then return to the lodge for breakfast before heading out for a game drive within the park. The seronera region will give you a chance to view the wildebeests and the zebras within close proximity of these lions and the predators like the cheetahs and the leopards. Have lunch and after continue your journey to the Ngorongoro crater. Here, you will enjoy views of the collapsed volcano which 600m long.
Budget: Ngorongoro Simba Campsite
Day 4 : Transfer to Arusha Town
Have breakfast at the lodge and after proceed to the crater floor for a full day crater tour having picnic lunch there. After, proceed with your drive back to Arusha arriving late evening.
|PRICE INCLUDES||PRICE EXCLUDES|
|• Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees|
• Hotel before and after the climb,
• All Park gate fees, camping fees.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees
• Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters, and cook
• Salaries for the mountain crew.
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner,
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Water for washing up daily
• Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 32 lbs)
• Chemical Portable toilet
• Flying Doctor Service
|• Flights and airport taxes|
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine.