This is one among our most well-liked tours because it permits you to pay a awfully affordable quantity of your time within the Serengeti (2 nights) and still have the prospect of exploring Ngorongoro and Manyara or Tarangire.
5 Days Living Among the Big Five
DAY 1: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Pickup from your hotel at 8am and begin an attractive journey across the Great rift valley to Lake Manyara park for a full outdoor game drive.
Although small in dimension (205 sq.
miles), the park has breathless scenery and well known for its lush tree forest, big figs and mahogany trees, as well as to a growing population of baboons and blue monkeys.
Permanent residents of this park additionally embody giraffes, elephants, impalas and an enormous quantity of buffaloes.
The lake is additionally home to an oversized variety of hippos.
Some distinctive facts concerning this park embody the tree climb lions, flamingos within the lake shore, as well as the Ground Hornbill and the Crested Eagle.
The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that cannot be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes and buffaloes
in the foreground and also the lake (and its flamingos) within the background.
During this day, some extra tours are possible, including a bike tour or a boat excursion.
In the afternoon, transfer to the camp for dinner.
“Some distinctive facts concerning this parks embody the trees climbing lions,elephats in the lake shores, as well as the ground hornbill and the crested eagles.”
DAY 2: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, depart towards the foremost known park within the World, the Serengeti.
The driving itself, although long, is spectacular.
You will drive to the crater highlands, creating a fast stop at the rim which is out of this out of this world of Ngorongoro Crater. As you progress well into the Serengeti, you may see why the name suggests that, in native language, “endless plains”.
The park has 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq.km) and for many of it, the plains can stretch to the horizon defying your senses and perception of distances.
It is the Great Migration and to two million wildebeests, many thousands of zebras and every one styles of antelopes together with the plentiful impalas and Thomson’s gazelles.
As for giant Cats and huge predators, it’s the place of choice to look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, with many television scenes like the famous river crossings
having been filmed in this park.
Smaller animals like foxes, mongoose, honey badgers, jackals, monkeys, baboons, rock hyrax and African hares, together with more than 500 species of birds, also inhabit this park. On the way to the park you may have the choice but visit Olduvia gorge, a known place wherever Dr. Louis and Dr Mary Leakey discovered the remains of the first man who walked on Earth.
This tour includes a short lecture describing the archeological digs and geologic characteristics of the gorge, as well as a visit to their museum.
DAY 3: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Full day in the Serengeti National Park.
We are completely flexible with your preferences are going to be organized in line with your needs. On every day of the safari, your guide will discuss with you the best timings for you, including the game drives and the wake-up time.
For example, on this day, you could do a morning game drive, return to the camp for lunch and relaxation and finish with an afternoon game drive, or you
could do a full day game drive with picnic lunch.
DAY 4: SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO
On this day we recommend an early morning game drive (when the animals are a lot more active) and see one among the best sunrises you’ll ever witness. It’s really one of the most beautiful experiences to have.
After game drive, we return to the camp for a rewarding brunch and then we’ll proceed to Ngorongoro, the 8th wonder of the Natural World. The crater spreads for 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 feet high walls, making it virtually a Noah’s ark and inhabiting almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa. It’s one among rare locations within the whole continent wherever you’ll witness the black rhinos. The concentration of African life if the best within the continent. The crater has a river, several swamps, a soda lake with a great concentration of flamingos, a forest and open plains. It’s also known for its elephants that are the largest within the world and have large tusks. This is because of the made mineral content of the volcanic soil and its grasses. Ngorongoro Crater is actually a surprise of the nature.
You will reach Ngorongoro in time for a sundowner.
DAY 5: NGORONGORO CRATER
We will begin the day very early and descend into the crater floor for a fantastic morning of life in one among the foremost gorgeous places on Earth.
After the sport drive, there will be time for a picnic lunch near the beautiful hippo Lake.
After lunch, we will have time for a short game drive and then ascend the crater and exit Ngorongoro Conservation Area towards Arusha.
We expect to be back in Arusha around 5pm though just in case there’s a flight to catch or another situation.
ADDITIONAL EXTRA DAY TO VISIT THE HADZABE TRIBE IN LAKE EYASI OR OLDONYO SAMBU MAASAI VILLAGE.
We have a tendency to suggest adding each day to go to Lake Eyasi, so as to go to the fascinating Hadzabe tribe within the next morning.
This is one of the last true nomadic tribes in Africa and a truly fascinating experience where you will join the members of the village in their local morning activities.
Alternatively, you can still finish the safari in Arusha and, on the next day, visit a traditional Maasai Village., where you will be guided by a Maasai Chief, who
will make a case for you their habits, how they live, their cooking techniques, how they take care of livestock, their songs and dances.
You will even have the chance to observe the village girls perform an area ancient dance.
Both experiences provide fantastic photo opportunities.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- All Park fees
- All activities
- All accommodation
- All Camping equipment
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation
- All Taxes/VAT
- All Round trip airport transfer
- All Meals (3 meals a day)
- Drinking water and Wine
- Free Day tour on Request
- All things of personal nature
- Tips and gratitude for driver Guide and safari cook
- Travel insurance
- International flights
- Pop Up Roof
- Every one gets a Window Seat
- Electric Charger in Car
- Radio Call
- Professional Guide
- 4 * 4 wheels drive