This safari takes you through the highlights of renowned parks of northern Tanzania. The tour starts at Tarangire, famous for its dense wildlife population then to Ngorongoro crater, which supports a year round resident population of mammals. A visit to Serengeti follows a big game haven that hosts over 3 million large mammals. Finally, we head to Lake Manyara national park, an ornithologists’ paradise known for the elusive tree-climbing lions.
A wildlife safari with great joy due to the natural wonders that are found in Tanzania Protected areas , such as Big cats, the endless pains, wildebeests migration every year, the Ngorongoro conservation area nicknamed ( The Garden of Eden ) the tree climbing lions….. visit explore , enjoy and gain more experience about Tanzania natural wonders
Arrival in Arusha
You will be picked up from the Kilimanjaro airport and taken to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.
Lake Manyara National Park
This day, we shall drive to Lake Manyara National park and enjoy a full day game drive, this park is one of the smallest parks in Tanzania and offers a rewarding and beautiful safari experience. The shores of this lake are filled with lots of birds and you get chance to spot some tree climbing lions. You can as well locate some large mammals as well as the striking cliffs and the Rift escarpments that form on the backdrop. Later, the afternoon, we shall have a drive to the lodge.
Lake Manyara - Serengeti Natioanal Park
Early breakfast at the hotel in the morning, we then depart to Serengeti with Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. Dinner and overnight in the heart of Serengeti.
Full day game drive in Serengeti National park
Today, you will spend a full day game viewing in the park, you will wake up so early and the guide will choose the best locations for the time of the year. You will spend most of the time at the Hippo Pool watching the animals as they cool down at the water source.
These include; the crocodiles, and the hippos. You will view a big pride of lions as well as the migration of Wildebeests as well as the zebras. We shall drive on the wide open plains to the Kopjes, these are known as the volcanic rocky out crops which provides shelter and protection from the many animals and also from the top, you can view the vast grasslands of Serengeti National Park.
The park land scape will provide you with the best game viewing opportunities, you will view many animals including; the elephants, zebras, lions, wildebeest, giraffes, leopards, cheetahs etc. there are also many birds found here, some of these include; secretary birds and the Flightless ostrich. We shall then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
We shall start the day with a game drive before driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this is a special place in Tanzania, the area is managed for the masai people and the animals which graze along the indigenous wildlife. During the drive, we shall enjoy seeing the masai people and their way of life. At the entrance gate, there is a chance of learning about the volcanic land scape, after, we shall drive around the rim of this beautiful crater, get chance to view many wildebeests, buffaloes. After, we shall descend to the crater. This crater also provides a sanctuary for many animals including; the lions, buffalos, elephants, Rhinos, leopard as well as the giraffes that are found in the steep sides of the crater. In the late afternoon, we shall travel outside the Ngorongororo Conservation Area to the lodge.
Transfer from Ngorongoro to Lake Manyara
A full day in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big five in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard.Your afternoon Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor. In the evenig hours, ascend to crater rim and drive to the Lodgein Karatu for overnight.
Lake Manyara-Back Arusha
A morning game drives at Lake Manyara National Park. The park covers 330 sq. km, 70% of which is occupied by the lake. The varied ecosystem consists of ground water forests, acacia woodland and open grassland along the lake shore and sustains a wealth of wildlife, including the big five -lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo. The park is famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions that inhabit the woodland between the lake and the rift valley, Until evening drive back to Arusha town for dinner and the overnight.
Town tour & Drop off
Take your time to discover the beauty of Arusha city from Clock tower (the half way between Cairo Egypt to Johannesburg South Africa) and take walking to Maasai Market, proceed to Arusha Declaration monument and museum, central market to learn different African spices, vegetable and fruits, visit Arusha City bus terminal, then later drive to Cultural Heritage Centre for shopping and visit Snake park and Maasai boma at the same place (option to visit snake park) after enjoying different kinds of snake, birds, crocodiles, tortoise etc drive back to your hotel or Airport.
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