This five day tour and safari package will be personalized to integrate more time within the extensive Serengeti plains while you experience the marvels by the world with excellent game viewing. This specific exceptional Tanzanian safari journey will bring you to definitely the Ngorongoro Crater, plentiful with many animals in an unbroken volcanic caldera and later on nights from the Serengeti National park for spectacular sights of the annual wildebeest migration and finally stop at Lake Manyara National Park situated at the foot on the western escarpment of the Great Rift Valley.
This is an example of Tanzanian safari itinerary that can be tailored to every tourists personal wants, tastes, price range, time and dates. The package likewise comprises of numerous choices on lodging specifically affecting the overall safari budget. For further help, get in touch with a professional safari, tour and even travel operator. It is important to make a reservation for and also prepare your safari excursion before you arrive in Tanzania.
Day 1 – Arusha – Lake Manyara
The adventure gets under way with a collection from Arusha and travelling west to Lake Manyara National park where you will arrive exactly during time for some sort of delicious lunch meal from a lodge or picnic lunch at the Park gate. In the afternoon, the action takes off with a game drive in the park, situated along the foot of the Gregory escarpment on the rift valley. This alkaline lake is very large, taking up 60 % on the park and even captures substantial flocks of flamingoes and also other water birds. The park at the same time boasts of its tree climbing lions, a leading Tanzania safari attraction among some other animals like zebras, giraffes, buffalos and a few herds of elephants.
There is overnight accommodation in and around the park where dining and also lodging meet your standards. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or Kirurumu Tented Camp.
Day 2 – Lake Manyara – Serengeti Plains
It begins with a good breakfast from your lodge found in Lake Manyara Park, and, proceeds to Serengeti National Park, through the beautiful low Karatu farmland as well as the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will be in time for lunch from a lodge in the Serengeti and then an evening game drive from the park.
The extensive plains occupying around 14,000 sq km have got much to offer from significant kopjes, masaai paintings, grasslands, rivers, different wild animals and several bird species. The Seronera River remains and is a significant habitat southerly of the Serengeti. There, you will find animals by the river side and in the surrounding acacia woodlands. Such are giraffe, buffalos, colobus monkeys, elephants, lions and birds that nest in the riverbank’s woodlands.
You can find excellent dining and lodging in and around Serengeti National Park depending on the budget and also taste. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 3 – Serengeti Plains
Wake up very early to catch a hot air balloon safari experience above the Serengeti; subject to pre-booking with more charges. Adventure the vast plains with a unique perspective, using the silent trip over beautiful scenery, communities and the game below.
Breakfast is actually enjoyed in a shady tree with sights of the friendly animals such as elephants and also giraffes and monkeys in the woodlands. Have a game drive on the Sogore River Circuit, which winds into the plains southern of the Seronera River having sights of lion prides, Thomson gazelle, topi, ostrich and also cheetahs. During the afternoon, pursue the Kopjes Circuit, which goes to the Maasai Kopjes, which often attract several lions and many formidably large cobras. The eroded granitic protrusions are a significant part of the huge eco-system, supplying shade as well as drinking water pools at the end of the rainy season. These are great spots for viewing game in the dry period specifically lions, leopards and other predators.
The Visitor Centre close to the Seronera Lodge is well worth a visit. The well designed centre offers some interesting wildlife items and a gift shop offering information leaflets, maps and gift items to collect on your journey. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 4 – Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro crater
Just after breakfast from the lodge, travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There are plenty of attractions to stop by along the way including a Masai Village and the famous site from Olduvai Gorge, for Dr. Leakey’s discovering about the history of early man dating back to millions of years ago.
There is lunch at the lodge and after which embark on a half day trip to the 256sq km volcanic crater for some views of wild animals and a variety of wild birds on Lake Magadi in the crater surface. Ngorongoro National Park has a massive selection of wildlife, as well as many wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, along with giant elephants. Predators are an additional attraction, from the park as they wait to grab and tear the young and also frail prey which they come across. These include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and leopards.
Dining and nightly accommodation exists depending on the preferences and type of lodging option requested.
Day 5 – Ngorongoro crater – Arusha
Day 5 wraps up your safari adventure with delectable meal served before you leave for to Arusha town. There is an alternative to have an additional morning game drive with Ngorongoro when you have later departures flights. (Extra charges will be included for the second game drive in the Crater floor). Lunch is always taken at Shanga River House Restaurant or may be another eating facility once you arrive in Arusha.
NB. This package can be done by staying in other cheaper accommodation options depending on your preference and budget. Just let us know and we shall customize the package for you.