Explore and witness various animals at Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park and enjoy a lot of activities from game drive sessions to picnics. Not to mention all of your meals are covered so that you can focus on your holiday alone. Come and pursue your wanderlust here in Tanzania!
Day 1: Arusha - ManyaraEarly 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 or camp
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti PlainsYou 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. 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: exploring Serengeti national parkWake 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 Centre 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.
Day 4: Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro CraterHave breakfast at your lodge 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.
Day 5: Exploring Ngorongoro CraterVery 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 at the lodge and an attractive sun set within the beautiful wild sky that shows the conclusion of another safari day.
Day 6: Transfer to Tarangire national ParkHave 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
Day 7: Transfer to ArushaEarly 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. END OF SAFARI
Explore and witness various animals at Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire