3 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro Tour

7 days Tanzania Classic Safari

Brief Itinerary:

Day One

 

Highlights

Detailed Trip Itinerary: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1 – Lake Manyara Safari

Pick up from your hotel in Arusha from where you will start the safari to Lake Manyara. The drive takes you past the Maasai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages. Upon arrival check in at Lake Manyara Serena Hotel.

Day 2 Lake Manyara – Serengeti tour

After breakfast take on a wildlife safari in Lake Manyara National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch before proceeding to Serengeti National Park. The drive to serengeti will take you north west across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Continue the drive and reach Serengeti in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 3 wildlife safari in Serengeti National Park

Full day wildlife safari in Serengeti National Park. Overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 4 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater Safari

After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro with a stop over at Olduvai Gorge as you view wildlife enroute the vast Serengeti plains. Olduvai Gorge got its name from the Sansevieria bush that grows profusely in the area, named Oltupai by the Maasai. The Gorge is about 50 km long and in some places around 90m deep. It was first discovered by a German entomologist named Professor Kattwinkel, who instigated an expedition just before the First World War.

Later, the exploration was continued by Dr Louis Leakey and his wife, who in 1959 found humanoid remains of Zinjanthropus that were later to be renamed Australopithecus Boisei, an early form of man. Visit the museum at the gorge, before proceeding to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater tour

After breakfast, you will descend 2,000 feet into the Ngorongoro crater – presumably the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. The crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, springs, swamps, lakes to open grassland and some sandy dunes. Look out for lots of wildlife including Lions, Buffalo, elephant, wildbeast among others. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park Safari

After breakfast depart Ngorongoro and head to Tarangire National Park. The safari drive will take you through highlands and Karatu district. This tour will give you the opportunity to view scenic plains filled with wheat and coffee plains before entering the spectacular escarpment where you turn south onto the main Arusha – Dodoma Road and into the park. Lunch break then take on an afternoon game drive. Dinner overnight stay at Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Day 7 Tarangire National Park – Arusha

Breakfast then drive north east to Arusha. On arrival in Arusha you will be dropped at your hotel. End of safari

Places To Stay:

Price

Cost Includes

Meet and greet services
4×4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof and plenty of legroom
Services of an English speaking driver-guide
Game drives and crater tour
All accommodation and meals as specified
All park fees and government taxes
One bottle of mineral water per person per day during game drives

Cost Excludes

International flights
Airport Transfers
Visas
Driver guide or local escort gratuities
Drinks and dining rooms tips, porterage, personal travel and baggage insurance

Accommodation in Arusha (Pre & Post Tour

Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature

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