Lake Manyara Park
Wildlife Highlights: elephant, Cape buffalo, lion, hippopotamus, impala, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, bushbuck, leopard, baboon, lesser flamingo, greater flamingo, white pelican, yellow-billed stork, white-breasted cormorant, palm-nut vulture, Ayres’s hawk-eagle, Nile monitor, cobra & greatest biomass density in the world; tree-climbing lions
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Wildlife Highlights: wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, black rhinoceros, lion, hartebeest, spotted hyena, hippopotamus, buffalo, elephant, mountain reedbuck, leopard, serval, ostrich, kori bustard, papilio sjoestedti & many archeological and paleontological sites: Olduvai Gorge, Laetoli, Lake Ndutu
Serengeti National Park
Wildlife Highlights: wildebeest, zebra, lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, gazelle, giraffe, spotted hyena, jackal, aardwolf, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, ostrich, black eagle & this is the most visited park in Tanzania; famous for massive migration of ungulates; more than 500 bird species
* 5 nights lodge accommodation
* Meals: Full Board – Breakfast, Hot Lunch or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari.
* All Transfers and Transport, Park Fees, Hotel Accommodation
* Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description.
* Services of a Safari Driver/ Guide.
* Items of a Personal Nature
* Tips and Gratitude’s to Safari Staff
Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park
Depart Arusha in the afternoon and head south passing through the Masai Steppe with its many African villages and coffee plantations. Continue up out of the Great Rift Valley and enjoy fantastic views over the distant Lake Manyara.
Arrive at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge in the late afternoon. The camp is located high on a cliff with stunning views across the volcano-studded floor of the Great Rift Valley.
Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park
After breakfast head out on a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch before continuing your journey to the Serengeti with some game viewing en route. Marvel at the endless plains as you enjoy peace and tranquility resting on the deck of the Serengeti Serena Lodge, your accommodation for the next two nights.
Serengeti National Park
Today, enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive in the famous and game-rich Serengeti National Park, searching for the Big 5 and other wildlife.
Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Leave the Serengeti behind and drive back through the Ngorongoro Conservancy, viewing game as you go. Arrive at the Serena lodge located high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.
After an early breakfast the next morning, descend into the Crater in a safari vehicle for a spectacular morning game drive. The Crater has been declared a World Heritage Site, and is sometimes referred to as the world’s biggest wildlife zoo, due to its high density of resident game. After lunch back at the lodge, you’ll have the option to visit a Maasai village where local people have maintained their traditional ways.
Ngorongoro - back to Anusha
Departing the Ngorongoro Conservancy descend out of the highlands as you journey pass the Maasai village of Mto wa Mbu for Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha your safari comes to an end and you continue with your onward travels.
End of Tour.
LAKE MANYARA SERENA WILDLIFE LODGE, NGORONGORO SERENA WILDLIFE LODGE, Serengeti Serena Lodge or similar
What to bring:
* A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
* Comfortable shoes