This 8 Day Safari to Serengeti Manyara, Tarangire and Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is combined your safari with a cultural Tourism to visit nearby Masai Villages.
Day 1: Arrive Arusha
Jambo Bwana and we are cordially welcomed as we arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport and are transferred to our hotel in Arusha. Balance of the day is free. Arusha is the exact centre between Cairo and Cape Town and is the gateway to the safari game parks of Northern Tanzania.
Overnight out post lodge.
Day 2: Safari from Arusha to Lake Manyara
Our Tanzanian safari starts as we drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara with a picnic lunch en route. We enter the majestic Lake Manyara Game Park and embark on the first of the six Tanzanian safaris. This small park is sandwiched between the Rift Valley escarpment and the large sodiforous Lake Manyara. It is a pretty location, with a good range of game, including giraffe, elephant, baboon and the rarely seen tree-climbing lion. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 3: Safari to Lake Natron
Breakfast, then head down to the lake shores by 4×4 vehicle – enjoy walks out on the mud flats around the shores of Lake Natron, viewing the Lesser East African flamingo. Together with a local guide make your way to the waterfalls – relaxation and swimming before returning to your camp. Natron Tented Camp.
Day 4: Safari to Serengeti
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti crossing Loliondo Game Reserve. Overnight at safari camp in the Serengeti, All meals included,
Before arrive at your tented camp you will be able to explore the plain of Serengeti and many species of wildlife will be seen on your way to the camp.
Day 5: Full day in Serengeti
The Serengeti National Park is most famous for its annual migration of over one million and a half white bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra. Serengeti National Park is widely regarded as the best wildlife reserve in Africa due to its density of predators and prey, Today is full day game drive with either a hot lunch at the lodge or picnic lunch. Overnight your selected lodge or Camp in Serengeti.
Day 6: Safari to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast we have yet another game drive before proceeding to the next highlight of our Tanzanian safari – the incredible Ngorongoro Crater. We will use the Malanja Depression route allowing us to see many Masia villages enroute.
Overnight at the selected accommodation in Ngorongoro
Day 7: Safari to Tarangire
After breakfast we travel to Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hour game drive. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a conservation area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site The jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest UN flooded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a large resident population of wildlife of up to 25,000 predominantly grazing animals. These include wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, buffalo, eland, kongoni and warthogs. After the safari here it is followed by visiting Masai Villages before proceeding to Tarangire National Park for our overnight stay.
Overnight at the chosen Lodge or tented camp
Day 8: Safari from Tarangire to Arusha
After breakfast we will proceed with morning game viewing en-route in Tarangire national park after morning game view you will return back to your lodge for lunch and thereafter, an afternoon game drive returning to Arusha at your lodge for dinner and overnight