Tanzania Camping Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater - 5 Days

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5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari to Lake Manyara,

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

Duration: 5 days 4 nights

EXTRA SAFARI INFO

Duration: 4 Days
Arrival City: Arusha
Departure City: Arusha
Activities and Interest: Cultural & Wildlife
Comfort Style: Comfort

 SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS 

Enjoy authentic interactions with the Maasai
See the big cats
See more animals than you ever thought possible
See the Endless plains of the Serengeti

AREAS VISITED

Arusha
Lake Manyara National Park
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Olduvai Gorge
The great rift valley
Lake Manyara view point
Ngorongoro highlands

Day 1
Arrival in Arusha

Distance: 30km /50km

Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer to planet Lodge for dinner and overnight HB. (40 km, 30 minutes)

• MEALS: Dinner and Overnight HB

• ACCOMMODATION: Planet Lodge or similar Accommodation

Day 2
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Distance: 30km /50km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Kudu Lodge and Campsite.

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

• ACCOMMODATION: Kudu Lodge and campsite

Day 3
Serengeti National park

Distance: 145km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

• ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite

Day 4
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

After breakfast at the campsite go for a full day game drive. depending on the season follow the wildebeests migration . Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

• ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite

Day 5
Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Distance: 145km

Non – game viewing time : 2 – 4 hrs

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Dr. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Simba Campsite where you will have dinner and overnight

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

• ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Simba Campsite

Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport

Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport

Distance: 210km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. ( Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost )

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.

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