5 Days Lake Manyara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari
Included in Tour Price:
- Transport in a 4X4 Land Cruiser jeep with a pop up roof for easy game viewing and photography
- English speaking Driver/guide
- Game drives
- Accommodation in Lodge/Camp.
- Meals on Full Board Basis while on Safari
- All Park Entrance Fees
- Pickup and drop off to your hotel or airport
- Drinking water
- International Flight
- Personal Insurance
- Tips and Gratuities
- Entrance to the Masai village
- Extras/Optional activities like Balloon Ride
- First Night accommodation Upon arrival
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park
Early morning pick up from Airport or your Hotel in Arusha and depart for Lake Manyara National Park with packed lunch arriving in good time. Later on have afternoon game drives. Lake Manyara National Park takes pride in diversified habitat.
It is mirrored by its varied fauna with some of the more common and visible large mammal species being the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion and wildebeest. Prominently renowned for its tree-climbing lion, Lake Manyara is also home to troops of baboon and blue monkey. The park is rich with fantastic bird lif. More than 400 species of birds can be seen here.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti National Park
Early morning breakfast at around 0700am. After breakfast we leave the lodge and proceed to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch via Ngorongoro Crater Rim viewing game en-route. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
Full day spent in Serengeti National Park exploring morning, mid-morning and afternoon game drives. Serengeti National Park is Tanzania largest and best-known national park with a massive concentration of migratory animals who move around the park according to the availability of food. Serengeti National Park is Tanzania oldest and most popular National Park also a world heritage and one of the best wildlife sanctuary site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder. Serengeti is famous for its annual migration.
This offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa. The Park is believed to hold the largest population of lions in Africa due to the abundance of prey species. The park also supports many further species including cheetah, Thomson and grant gazelle, topi, eland, water buck, hyenas, baboon, impala, African wild dog and giraffe. Over 500 bird species are recorded here. All meals and overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park later on we return back to the lodge for breakfast. We check out of the lodge and drive with packed lunch game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: You can visit Olduvai Gorge at an extra fee payable direct to the museum. Ngorongoro Crater is the world biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world not only because of its geological magnificence but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa largest population of large mammals.
The annual wildebeest and zebra migration passes through the Ngorongoro conservation moving south into the area in December and moving north in June. This movement changes seasonally with the rains but the migration will traverse almost the entire plains in search of food. This has a healthy resident population of most species of wildlife in particular the Ndutu Lake area to the west has strong cheetah and lion population. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Early morning breakfast we check out of the lodge then descend to the Crater Floor with picnic lunch for game drive. We explore the crater and have lunch at the picnic site. Thereafter we continue with game viewing while ascending the Crater and drive back to Arusha arriving in the evening. You will be dropped either at your hotel or Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your home bound flight depending on the arrangements where the safari ends.