ARUSHA, LAKE MANYARA, SERENGETI AND NGORONGORO CRATER NATIONAL PARKS SAFARI

From Arusha National Park drive you will pass park landmarks such as the Momella Lakes and Ngurdoto Crater – sometimes known as ‘Little Ngorongoro’. Your Safari Vehicle will go under the Fig tree (Ficus thonningii) whose roots have grown to take the shape of an arch, large enough for a Safari car to pass underneath. This package as well grants you a chance to witness the Manyara’s tree climbing lions, astonishing variety of birds, and wallowing hippos from Manyara National Park located 125 km west of Arusha town, nestling by the wall of the Great Rift Valley. There after proceed to Serengeti then Ngorongoro Crater allowing yourself to see the diverse topography and wildlife that East Africa offers. Making your way from the rim of the crater to Serengeti through the adventurous roads of the hollowed-out Ngorongoro, while seeing animals, birds, and reptiles along the way. You will come close to the Maasai culture as you will pass by one of their bomas have a time to see the huts try their garments and experience the culture.

Itinerary:-

Day 1: Arusha N.P Game Drive – Back to Arusha

After breakfast, you’ll depart from your Arusha or Moshi accommodations and drive to the park. After your entrance to the park you will embark on a game drive through the park. Your drive will pass you past park landmarks such as the Momella Lakes and Ngurdoto Crater – sometimes known as ‘Little Ngorongoro’. Also, your Safari Vehicle will go under the Fig tree (Ficus thonningii) whose roots have grown to take the shape of an arch, large enough for a Safari car (elephant size) to pass underneath you may stop get out of the car and take pictures. During lunch you will stop at a picnic site where you will have your lunch there after proceed with the game drive. At around four you will start leaving the National park for Arusha where you will spend the night!

Day 2: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

You’ll depart from Arusha after breakfast for the drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The journey takes approximately two hours, but we’ll pass through the market town of Mto Wa Mbu along the way. This agricultural and fresh produce market is a melting pot of local cultures and a souvenir hunter’s paradise. After a brief stop at the village market, you’ll enter Lake Manyara National Park. The park is truly a photographer’s playground and offers some of the best game viewing in the world. You can expect to see many of Africa’s most well-known animals, with the tree-climbing lions a particular treat. These proud predators lounge in acacia trees practically begging to be photographed. Bird-watchers will find Lake Manyara is an absolute delight, with a huge variety of birds on display in the park. Even the novice can expect to be amazed by large flamingo flocks, circling birds of prey, and the brightly colored lilac breasted roller. You’ll then retire to the rim of the Ngorongoro for dinner and a good night’s rest.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via 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. We head 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. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight at a camp.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park Game drive – Ngorongoro

After breakfast, descend into the crater with lunch box enjoying the game drive for more than six hours. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the crater supports a vast 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 its huge population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard crater floor. After a picnic lunch you will have a game drive thereafter in the late afternoon you will drive back to Arusha Town.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater (Game drive) – Back to Arusha

After breakfast, descend into the crater with lunch box enjoying the game drive for more than six hours. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the crater supports a vast 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 its huge population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard crater floor. After a picnic lunch you will have a game drive thereafter in the late afternoon you will drive back to Arusha Town.

                       PACKAGE INCLUDES:-

  • Transport
  • Campsites/Lodge
  • Park Fees
  • Tent
  • Mattress
  • Professional English speaking safari guide and Chef
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 5 bottle of water per day, tea and coffee with meals
  • Pick up and drop off to Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Pre and Trek accommodation at Hotel, 2 night at Hotel in Arusha town with Bed & Breakfast(BB) meal plan

                      NOT INCLUDED:-

  • Flights(International & Domestics)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa cost which is $50 except for Canadian and USA passport holders which is $100
  • Personal Items
  • Tips for Safari guide & Chef
  • Soda and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Extra activities (Balloon flight $600 per person and Maasai Village $25 per person)
PRICE FOR TINTED CAMPSITE TRAVELLER
2560 1 Pax
                        3640 2 Pax
                        4270 3 Pax
                        4700 4 Pax
                        5300 5 Pax
                        5860 6 Pax
Sharing /joining safaris $1100 per person