Welcome to enjoy Tanzania wildlife safari experience of lifetime.
Maximum wildlife viewing, unlimited game driving, sight seeing, natural
attractions, bush life, exclusive lodges, comfortable 4WD and private
driver guide. Careful selection of prime location Lodges for best wildlife
views, diversified tour schedules.
8 DAYS/8 NIGHTS: TANZANIA SAFARI TOURS TO LAKE MANYARA/CULTURAL
add on trekking, walking safaris, camel safaris and horse riding.
On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, we transfer you to the Hotel in Arusha
for overnight. Then next morning start the below Tanzania safari program.
After breakfast, with picnic lunch, drive to Lake Manyara via Maasai
village. The Park derives its name from the Maasai word"manyara,"
which is the name for the plant Euphorbia tirucalli. Lake Manyara National
Park is only 330 square kilometers (127 square miles) in area —
of which about 230 square kilometers (89 square miles) are lake —
it contains a large variety of habitats: the rift wall, the ground water
forest, acacia woodland, areas of open grassland, the lake shore, swamp
and the lake itself. Due to the variety of habitats the Park is able
to support a large number of species. Over 380 species of birds, some
migratory, have been recorded in the Park. Game drives in the park till
evening. Dinner and overnight at the SERENA LODGE/KIRURUMU LUXURY TENTED
After breakfast drive to the Great Serengeti National Park with lunch
and game drives en route. Going to Serengeti you pass via Ngorongoro
Crater and also visit OLDUVAI GORGE (historical site). You will pass
through Ngorongoro Conservation Area to reach the Serengeti National
Park. Leaving the Ngorongoro highlands behind you will enter the Southern
plains of the Serengeti National Park where your eyes will have an opportunity
to see up to its limits as you will be viewing the endless plains with
lots of animals. Actually the name Serengeti is the corruption of the
Maasai word Siringeti which means endless plains. Serengeti is one of
the most famous wildlife areas in the world with an area of over 14,000
square kilometers. Serengeti is the home of millions of small and big
animals with all big five mammals, over 500 bird species, crocodiles
in the Grumeti river other reptiles such as tortoises and snakes. Serengeti
has a very beautiful land scape. Apart from variations in vegetations
and animal species, there are rolling hills and massive granite rock
outcrops (kopjes) which can be up to 20m high. On top of the kopjes
animals such as lions, leopards and hyraxes like to rest and give a
chance of taking remarkable photos. Serengeti is the home to about 1.4
million wildebeest which do participate in famous migration together
with zebras, Thompson and Grant gazelles, and the elands. These animals
do migrate annually from the short grass plains of the southern Serengeti
exploring the whole park and then cross the Mara River in the north
and enter in Maasai Mara game reserve and then back to Serengeti. During
your stay in Serengeti there is a very big possibility to see these
animals in their journey together with hundreds of predators which usually
get a better opportunity of hunting them. Serengeti is a home to lion,
leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild
dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. There are also lot of birds includes
the Eurasia migrants. Serengeti National Parks is also mentioned as
one of the Current Tourist Seventh Wonders of the World.
On arrival in Serengeti get lunch and proceed with game viewing around
Seronera or Eastwards, dinner and overnight in the Mbalageti Luxury
Full day in Serengeti National Park, Breakfast, then half day game
viewing in Lobo area where you will have your hot lunch and go on with
game drives until evening, dinner and overnight in the SERENA Lodge.
Full day in Serengeti National Park, Breakfast, then half day game
viewing in Lobo area where you will have your hot lunch before you drive
back to Seronera the center of Serengeti. Continue with game drives
to search for Carnivores (Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyenas, wild dogs)
in the Kopjes until evening, dinner and overnight in the SERENA Lodge.
After breakfast depart from Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Rim.
Drive with picnic lunch boxes and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro
Crater. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area covers an area of about 8300
square kilometers and is dedicated for wildlife conservation and pastoralism
done by the indigenous Maasai people. There is nothing to compare with
the beauty of the NGORONGORO CRATER which is the eighth wonder of the
world. It covers an area of 260 square kilometers and you will have
to descend for 610 meters to reach its floor which is one of the most
densely crowded game park in the world including the endangered (last/few
remained) black rhinoceros. Actually the Ngorongoro crater is the caldera
although its popularly known as the Crater. There are also lots of other
small and big mammals including hyenas, jackals, zebras, mongoose, baboons
to mention just a few. The crater is also very rich in bird life with
over 400 species recorded with lots of bird of prey such as vultures
and eagles. The Ngorongoro crater floor is made up of swamps, rivers,
lake, grassland, woodland and a forest. On the other hand the Ngorongoro
Conservation Area has a lot of other breathtaking scenery such as shifting
sands, the famous volcanic active Oldonyo Lengai Mountain and other
unique craters such as Olmoti and Empakai. It is also the home to the
proud and colorful indigenous people from the Maasai tribe, one of the
tribes which has maintained its culture and traditions intact in spite
of the changes brought by Globalization. The area is also important
in terms of archaeology as it host the Olduvai Gorge. On your arrival
at the Ngorongoro Conservation area you will have a panoramic view of
the Ngorongoro Crater.
All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in
this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and
more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks,
Vultures and more…Proceed with game drives in the Crater, lunch
will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp
a Hippo pool. In Evening ascend to the Crater rim. Relax and have Dinner
and overnight in the Ngorongoro SOPA Lodge.
Proceed with game drives up to lunch time, after lunch you can do some
walking safaris or cultural tours (visit maasai bomas).Then drive to
Tarangire National Park for Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire SOPA
After breakfast, start game drives in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire
National Park covers approximately 2600 square kilometers and, in the
dry season, is second only to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in
concentrations of wildlife. Tarangire lies to the south of the large,
open grass plains of southern Maasailand, and derives its name from
the Tarangire River, which provides permanent water for wildlife in
the area.The park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the
migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire
River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, eland and oryx gather
to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rains when they migrate
again to good grazing areas. After lunch drive back to Arusha. Dinner
and Overnight at nice Hotel in Arusha.
CONTACT US FOR PRICE
WILDLIFE LODGES – www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com
SERENA HOTELS – www.serenahotels.com
The Price includes the following services.
- Accommodation on Half Board basis at the Hotel.
-Transport from Arusha to the National Parks using 4 x 4 wheel private
-Game drives/game viewing tours using 4x 4 wheel vehicles with slide
open roof for wildlife viewing and photographing
-Park entrance fees
-Professional english/french speaking guide
-Full board accommodation in Lodge/Campsite.
-Visit to olduvai Gorge.
- Cultural Tourism exploring Tanzanian local people villages and tribes
like Maasai, Bushmen, chagga, barbaig, mbulu e.t.c.
-Mineral Bottled water
-Transfer back to Arusha
The price excludes;
-Tip for guide/porters
-CONCESSION FEE (if applicable)
-Things of personal nature like insurance, VISA, alcohol
-All not mentioned in the itinerary above.
This is Comfortable Trip, customized tour for you to enjoy African Hospitality
especially Tanzanian. You will be with Our Professional Driver Guide
and have enough experience on wildlife and many places nearby including
Maasai villages/bomas. The Driver Guide will explain you more about
Tanzania wild animals, their habitat, people and general issues.
Extra activities at extra costs are:
- Hot Air balloon safaris in Serengeti ( 499 US $ per person)
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