This is a wildlife safari tour that takes to the main four tourist attractions of Tanzania. These include Ngorongoro conservation Area and the Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire as well as Serengeti National parks. All these parks will offer you a safari experience of the northern Tanzanian circuit.
The tour will take you to Lake Manyara which is one of Tanzania’s dramatically located wildlife area that consists of a shallow and a huge soda lake that is located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley. The size of this park makes it possible for a one day game viewing and it’s famous for the tree climbing lions. The tour will also take you to Serengeti national Park with the massive wilderness of over 14500 sqkm where every day brings new adventure as well as a new land scape. The same safari will take you to Ngorongoro crater as well as the Ngorongoro conservation Area in Tanzania, this one features one of the highest concentration of game as well as a large population of carnivores and predators in Africa. In these parks, you will witness the amazing African Wildlife species. This Tanzania tour will finally take you to Tarangire national park which has the greatest concentration of the game in Tanzania.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Arusha City|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least a day before the Safari.|
Meals according to the itinerary,
National park Entry Fees,
Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
Day 1: 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/Camping
Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti
You will have a morning game drive and after transfer to Lake Manyara National park that is filled with the unusual trees including the fig plus baobab and the huge mahogany, the park is also known for the tree climbing lions which rest in the tree branches on the trees .After lunch, leave for Serengeti National Park and arrive at the lodge and check in or Camping With the great vast open spaces and the bright blue skies and wildlife, you will also have a chance to explore the park terrain in the afternoon and discover many animal species including; giraffes, elands, the gazelles, monkeys, and many birds.
Day 3: Game drive at Serengeti
Wake up so early and be fortunate to glide in a hot air balloon which will help you view the Serengeti plains, you will be able to float silently above the bushes, while spotting the different wildlife as you enjoy the scenery of the best African National Park, local villages as well as rivers. You will after breakfast, enjoy game viewing along the famous Sogore River Circuit which enters into the plains of seronera River, and it’s a good spot to view the lions, topis, Thomson Gazelle, ostrich as well as the cheetah. There is also the Visitor Center is also worth a visit after the morning game drive. It’s nicely designed and offers interesting wildlife displays with a gift shop that sells maps of the area as well as the information leaflets. You can as well get cold drinks and snacks from the Centre. We shall after enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the Centre within the shades of the acacia trees. Later, in the afternoon, we shall follow the Kopjes Circuit, that goes anti clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes, this usually attracts many lions and large cobras, the Kopjes are known as weathered granite outcrops that are found around the plains and most of these are miniature ecosystems, providing shade as well as drinking water within the pools in the rocks after the heavy rains. This makes the kopjes good for spotting wildlife species including the lions which sit near the water waiting for animals coming to drink. Accommodation Options Camp/ Lodge
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Have breakfast and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, we shall have a stopover at Oldvui Gorge, which boasts a history dating back to the dawn of time. This is where both the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of the Nutcracker Man and the Handy Man, which both were very significant links in the chain of human evolution. On our arrival, we shall have lunch and spend the afternoon for leisure. Accommodation options Camp/lodge
Day 5: Game drive at Ngorongoro
Very early in the morning, descend over 2,000 ft to the floor of the crater in order to explore all the natural zoological park and also to observe the variety of wildlife including; Rhinos, lions, hyenas, zebras, wildebeests reedbucks, buffalos, Thomson’s and elephants. There is also the beautiful crested crane that resembles the peacock and can also be seen in large numbers and also the rare bat eared fox can be spotted. The crater is also the best place to view the large predators and a great area for photography. This crater is one of the natural world’s wonders with a breathtaking game hunt including; 30,000 animals that live here including the wildebeests, lions, and many bird species. You will spend the morning within the crater, checking out its range and the depth. You will as well enjoy delicious meals and an attractive sun set within the beautiful wild sky that shows the conclusion of another safari day.
Day 6: Transfer to Tarangire national Park
Have breakfast and after depart for Tarangire National Park, this park runs along the shores of Tarangire River and is made of low lying hills on the great valley floor. It has got natural vegetation that consists of Acacia woodland, huge swamp areas and the giant African Baobab in the southern part. Both the swamps and the river harbor many animals including; elephants, greater Kudu, fringed eared oryx and the Ashy starling. Have a picnic lunch and in the afternoon, enjoy a game drive Accommodation options Camp/Lodge
Day 7: Transfer to Arusha
Early in the morning after your breakfast, have a morning game drive within the Tarangire National Park., we shall then transfer back to Arusha, on arrival, have lunch and this will mark the end of your safari.