This tour starts and ends in Tanzania, it gives the traveler chance to visit three main national parks in Tanzania, these include Ngorongoro Conservation Area which is a conservation area, and the UNESCO World Heritage site, its located 180 km from Arusha and it has the Ngorongoro crater as its main tourist attraction. The park is famous for the black rhinos, hippos, cape buffalos, common Eland, Blue wildebeest, waterbuck, topis, crocodiles, Impalas, and the African leopards.
The same safari also takes you to Tarangire National Park which is one of the largest parks in Tanzania and it’s located in the southwest of Lake Manyara it covering an area of 2850km. its landscape is covered by Baobab trees, high grasses as well as dense bush. The park is also famous for elephants, waterbuck, wildebeests, giraffes, olive baboons as well as baobab tree-climbing lions.
Lake Manyara national park is also part of the tour, Lake Manyara National Park is the most dramatically located park consisting of the huge and shallow Soda Lake at the foot of the Great Rift Valley.
This safari in Tanzania tour will also take you to Serengeti National Park that features most of the greatest game animals in Tanzania.
- Transport (4x4 Land Cruiser) with open roof
- Camping & park fees
- Tent & mattress
- Professional English speaking safari guide & chef
- 3 breakfasts; 4 lunches; 3 dinners
- Government taxes
- Travel insurance
- Visa and passport fees
- Increases in park fees where applicable
- Personal items
- Tips for safari guide & chef
- Soda and Alcoholic beverages
- Extra activities (Hot Air Ballooning in Serengeti & Maasai Village)
Day 1: Arusha to Manyara National Park
Early in the morning our drive guide will pick you up for the full day a drive to Manyara National park. Lake Manyara National Park offers a wilderness experience rich in diverse habitats, from its Rift Valley soda lake to its dense woodlands and steep mountain sides. Apart from a spectacular setting, the park is famous for its unusual tree-climbing lions and the vast elephant herds. The shores of the lake, encrusted with pink flamingo, attract more than 400 species of birds, many of them waterfowl or migrants. Large herds of buffalo, cheetah, Masai giraffe and impala roam the lake shores and the forested valley slopes. Although in abundance, are hard to get a glimpse of, just like the other mysterious carnivores are the lions of this park. Picnic lunch will be served in the park followed by an overnight in Karatu town.
Day 2 & 3: Karatu to Serengeti
After Breakfast, transfer from Karatu to Serengeti with en route game drive in Ngorongoro crater. With an area of 12,950 square kilometers, The Serengeti is as big as Northern Ireland, but its ecosystem, which includes the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the Maswa Game Reserve and the Maasai Mara Game reserve (in Kenya), is roughly the size of Kuwait. It lies between the shores of Lake Victoria in the west, Lake Eyasi in the south, and the Great Rift Valley to the east. As such, it offers the most complex and least disturbed ecosystem on earth.
The Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value. With more than two million wildebeests, half a million Thomson's gazelles, and a quarter million zebras, it has the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa. The wildebeest and zebra moreover form the star cast of a unique spectacular - the annual Serengeti migration. The name 'Serengeti' comes from the Maasai language and roughly means an 'extended plain'. With this kind of ground to cover you will spend 2 nights here for game drive experience.
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
After Breakfast, transfer from Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater, The Ngorongoro crater is a conservation area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 210 km west of Arusha. Known as ‘the eighth wonder of the world the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa's best-known wildlife arenas. Its home to the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and big 5 game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino). Huge herds of wildebeests and zebras traverse its plains during their annual migration. Livestock belonging to the semi-nomadic Maasai tribe graze alongside wild animals.
Your picnic lunch will then be served in the crater after which will be followed with a drive back to Arusha town in your hotel and that will be end of our adventure.