Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro 5 Days & 4 Nights
Fall in love with the wildlife of Tanzania with this incredible trip. Starting at the Lake Manyara National Park where you’ll be treated to tree-climbing lions and dinner under the stars. From there you’ll meet the famous Serengeti herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles. Moving on to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Olduvai George and shifting sands (site of the Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries.
Day 1: Zanzibar/Arusha Town / Lake Manyara National Park Safari: Pick up from your hotel and drive to the airport for your flight depart at 07:30 to Arusha. Received at 09:00 and depart for Lake Manyara National Park via Mto-Wa Mbu Village with picnic lunch, Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara, which packs a lot of diversity into a small area, is the only park in the area that is green all year round. The park also offers a spectacular view of the Great Rift Valley and the fig forest here is a good place to see monkeys and some of the 350 species of birds that have been recorded here. With luck, you may spot the tree-climbing lions for which the park is famous. Dinner and overnight will be at Panorama Campsite.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park/Serengeti National Park: After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch. The Serengeti is arguably the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. You will have an afternoon game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight will be at Seronera Campsite.
Day 3: Game Drive in Serengeti National Park: After breakfast, enjoy a full day of game viewing in the vast Serengeti plains where you may encounter the migration consisting of over 2 million animals. They also attract the attention of predators like cheetah and hyena and you may be able to see a band of lion’s gang up for a hunt. Dinner and overnight will be at Seronera Campsite.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park/ Ngorongoro Crater: After breakfast morning game drive in Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. Later depart for Ngorongoro Crater Rim via the pre-historic site at Olduvai George and shifting Sands, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man’s earliest known ancestral remains. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour /Arusha City: After breakfast, descend to the Crater floor for a game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is the largest collapsed volcanic crater in the world and fourteen kilometers of isolated natural beauty. You can expect to see lions, elephants, Zebras, Hippos, Flamingos, Jackals, Rhinos Antelopes, and many birds. The birds seen here include eagle, vulture, and flamingos in the Crater Lake, stork, bats, giant vulture, sacred ibis, kori bustard, blacksmith plover, long-necked heron, and the cattle eagle. Lunch will take place at the picnic site on the crater floor. Ascend to the rim and departure to Arusha City for an overnight stay at the hotel of your choice.
Pick/drop ex hotel before and after the trip, a return flight tickets Zn/Ar/Zan. Park entrance fees into Game Reserve and Parks, The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide, meals and game drives as per itinerary, Cook and camping equipment, Crater service fee, Camping fees, Jeep Safari transport (6 seats) with a roof hatch that ‘pops up’ to enable easy viewing and photography. The group size is 6 participants in private.