Seven Day Safari; Lake Manyara to Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater and then Tarangire National Park
The seven-day Tanzania safari experience is appropriately designed to cater for the adventurous tourists with plenty of time to experience Africa.This great safari package will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, certainly one of Tanzania’s most exceptionally located game parks, consisting of a shallow but big alkaline lake and many renowned for the tree climbing lions and a large elephants. Serengeti National park provides a 15,000sqkm vast wilderness to enjoy with a number of rivers, swamps, acacia woodlands, an abundance of game, birds along with lizards. It will also visit the famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area plus the unbroken caldera teeming with over 3,000 animals, wild birds as well as a alkaline lake on the crater surface. Lastly, your adventure will even visit the Tarangire National Park, which once again features some of the greatest numbers of game in Tanzania and it is popular for its migration within the park. With a lot magnificence to see, a week’s adventure can seem like a day or just two.
This is certainly a example of safari itinerary that may often be tailored to include the tourist’s desires, such as seasonal changes, times for animal migrations and also many other needs and wants. Accommodation is often included in the offer as well as specifically affects the costs of your safari trip. Pre-arrangements are essential and can be carried out through contacting us
Day 1 – Arusha – Lake ManyaraMeet the safari and travel guide in Arusha and then head directly to Lake Manyara National Park about 126km from Arusha. Lunch is enjoyed in the lodge or Picnic site and there after, you go on an afternoon game drive to one of Tanzania’s exclusive parks. This park has the algae growing lake, covering some 200sqkm of the park that is regularly frequented by large flocks of flamingoes as well as other birds. This park is also famous for it odd tree climbing lions which are an important fascination. You can find plenty of time to check out the close by Masai communities plus the fresh produce market of Mto wa Mbu town, built at the entrance of the park if you wish.Dining and accommodation is Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or at Kirurumu Tented Camp.
Day 2 – Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti Plains
Soon after breakfast, travel towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful farmlands of Karatu and also the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The southern area is drained by Seronera river, a serious habitat in the Serengeti Park, providing a valuable water supply throughout the year. There are actually lots of animals by the river banks and also within the neighboring woodlands. Lunch is mainly served in the wilderness from a flat topped acacia tree. There is nonetheless a great deal more to view by the afternoon game drive. The nightly game drive will be one more opportunity to encounter the creepy night game like the illusive leopards, lions on the hunt, jackals and a few insects.There is lots of accommodation at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or at the Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma Region North western Serengeti.
Day 3 – Serengeti Plains
Float above the park and its wealthy grasslands using a luxury Hot Air Balloon safari early in the morning. Fly silently above the wildlife, rivers, small villages and also stunning farms as observed from above. Relish this opportunity with a champagne toast when you land. (Offered at supplementary charge by pre-booking)This late breakfast is actually served in the wild below a flat topped acacia tree having views of a number of animals and birds flinging all over. This game drives after that brings you along Sogore River Circuit, going south of Seronera River and dotted with sights of a number of lions, cheetah, ostrich and also gazelles. During the afternoon, take Masai kopjes to the breathtaking rock paintings and several views of lions and cheetah upon the old weathered granite outcrops. Kopjes happen to be scattered all over plains and make secondary ecosystems, offering shade as well as drinking water from pools from the rock following the rains. This renders the kopjes especially great for spotting wildlife in the dry periods.Overnight will be at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or at the Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma Region North western Serengeti.
Day 4 – Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro Crater
Right after breakfast from the lodge; depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area with a stop at the ancient Olduvai Gorge, where Dr. Louis Leakey found the remains of first man to create meaning to the human evolution theory. Be part of this history once you visit this destination. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge; take the afternoon relaxing, meeting some other tourists here plus the local employees at the lodge. Have a nature walk for the 2246m high crater edge guided by an armed ranger. In the late afternoon return to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Ngorongoro Crater
Visit the magnificent 256sq km crater soon after an morning breakfast from your lodge or camp. This Ngorongoro Crater is among the most crammed game parks across the world and hosts an estimated 30,000 species of wild animals for example lions, leopards, jackals, hyenas, elephant herds, wildebeests, zebras, warthog, hippo and a few of Tanzania’s surviving black rhino. This unbroken caldera boasts of water supply and also pastures every season. Lake Magadi on the crater floor is another sight to enjoy around the park. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or at Plantation Lodge just outside the Conservation area in Karatu Area.Day 6 – Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National ParkHave your breakfast before driving to Tarangire National Park, situated down Tarangire River bank. Experience the idyllic landscape, rolling hills beyond the horizon, natural vegetation of acacia woodlands, huge baobab trees, swamps and also river bank woodlands. Equally the river and the swamps are draw for game in the dry season, like herds of elephants, zebras, giraffes, extinct variety including the greater kudu and ashy starlings.Dining and overnight at the Tarangire Safari Lodge or Tarangire River Camp if you would like to spend this last night under canvass.
Day 7 – Tarangire National Park – Arusha
Enjoy a morning game drive in the Tarangire National Park, followed by breakfast by your lodge. The highlight is going to the nearby Masai villages, relate with them and enjoy their way of life.Drive back to Arusha town where the safari ends.This package can be done by staying at middleclass or Budget lodging or by basic camping in and around the national parks and reserves.NB: Depending on your schedule we can transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure. We can also arrange your flights to Zanzibar and Zanzibar Beach Hotel for you if you wish to combine Bush and beach.