Tanzania Safari Through The Rift Valley
The Rift Valley – just the sound of the name is magical. Our five days takes in Lake Manyara, a magical wildlife destination, the Serengeti (of course!) and spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. This really is the very best of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Accommodation during this ‘Comfort’ category trip is a great combination of hotel in Arusha and safari camps in Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro.
Styles – Comfort:
Travelers will be staying in small lodges and tented camps, bathroom facilities are ensuite, this option is perfect balance of quality and price. Comfort accommodations are handpicked to ensure the best quality.
Leisurely Category: 2/5. Our safaris with this grading are suitable for those people with even an average level of fitness. Assuming that you already have that level, no physical preparation is necessary in advance of one of these trips, and no strenuous exercise is expected on them, though visitors will spend some significant time in vehicles on the sometimes rough roads of Tanzania – the so-called ‘African Massage.’
From Arusha, beneath towering Mount Meru, this short tour heads first to Lake Manyara, to experience villagers’ everyday lives and marvel at the myriad bird species.
The area’s famous tree-climbing lions are not to be missed! Next up is Serengeti, an atmospheric and iconic place renowned across the globe for its range of wildlife. You will get close to the animals with our excellent and knowlegeable driver-guides.
The trip continues to Ngorongoro, the stunning volcanic crater – a truly unique location for wildlife-spotting. At night, guests enjoy the comforts of quality safari lodges.
- The ‘endless plains’ of Serengeti, a marvellous landscape and surely the world’s most celebrated national park with an incomparable range of predators and their intended prey: see leopard and cheetah, antelope and zebra.
- Ngorongoro’s awe-inspiring crater, a collapsed volcano some 12 miles across and 7,500 feet above sealevel, with its incredible year-round display of wildlife. A truly inspiring setting which plays host to lion and elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo as well as many other species.
- Mto wa Mbu village visit, a chance to get up close and personal with the local people and learn about their
everyday lives -fascinating.
- Lake Manyara’s incredible array of birdlife, making this a special place for keen ornithologists. Flamingoes, and pelicans are amongst those providing the entertainment.