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5 days Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire

5 days Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire

Day 1

Arusha – Lake Manyara

In the morning you'll drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park. This beautiful park with it's lush vegetation and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees, takes its name from the Maasai word for "euphorbia tirucalli", a bush which is used to make a thorny hedge to protect their cattle. Elephants, giraffes, buffalos, zebras and a variety of antelope inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippos. If you are lucky you may see the Manyara lions, well known for their tree climbing habits, lazily resting on the branches of an "Acacia tortilis" tree. The birdlife is also abundant with flamingos, pelicans, hornbills and plenty of forest species.

Overnight at a public campsite at Lake Manyara.

Lunchbox and dinner included

Day 2

Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast you return to Lake Manyara for a second game drive before proceeding to  Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After set up the tents at the camp you go for afternoon a Walking safari at the Northern Crater Rim of Ngorongoro Crater inhabited by buffaloes, elephants, baboons, monkeys and different species of birds. Escorted by an armed ranger you follow animal paths through dense bush.

Overnight at Simba Public Campsite at Ngorongoro.

All meals included

Day 3

Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast you decent into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. Late afternoon proceed on your way to Serengeti National Park with game viewing en route.

Overnight at Simba Public Campsite at Ngorongoro.

All meals included

Day 4

Tarangire National Park

Your Tour starts with the drive to Tarangire, Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lions, leopards, cheetahs, and up to six thousand elephants. A cultural visit with the semi-nomadic tribes are also included.

Overnight at a public campsite at Tarangire.

All meals included.

Day 5

Tarangire-Arusha

An early morning game drive at Tarangire. Afterwards you return to Arusha. Reach to Arusha in the afternoon.

Breakfast and lunchbox included

  • Camping - $2000.00 per person based on a minimum of two people. We can accommodate four but we limit the numbers greater than that to provide the best experience for the clients. Meals are included.
  • Lodge accommodations- $3500.00 per person, based on a minimum of two, again we limit the number to four to get the greatest experience. Clients you travel daily through wild life areas and stay at accredited lodges nightly. Meals are included.
Price Includes:
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room or a tent)
  • Sleeping tent and mattresses/foam pad (for those camping)
  • Sleeping bag for those going with comfortable camping)
  • Activities as indicated
  • Meals as indicated Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of professional English-speaking driver-guide and a skilled safari cook (for those camping)
  • Game drives in La Land Cruiser with pop-up or flip-flop roof tops and guarantee of a window seat
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 4 passengers in the safari vehicles
Price Excludes:
  • International airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler's insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
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