One Night Manyara + Two Nights The Serengeti + One Night Ngorongoro
Crater or Karatu
14:00 Commence your Tanzania safari driving from Arusha City Centre to Manyara passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many villages as well as Farms. The journey will be through stunning countryside on to the scenic escarpment where Manyara is located. Arusha City which is situated at the base of tall Mount Meru and to the East of the Great Rift Valley. The city is home to approximately 1.3 million people, boasts a temperate climate and is a richly cultural experience. 18:00 Check-in and spend the night at MANYARA after dining (D) *travel time/distance is approximately 2.5 hours/130km (81 miles)
07:00 Enjoy buffet breakfast.08:00 After breakfast descend the great rift valley escarpment for a Game drive through the Lake Manyara National Park which is home to The Great Rift Valley and a richly colourful, lush reserve. See the Soda Lake, view the dense woodland areas and marvel at the mountainous areas. This National Park is home to the famous tree-climbing lions, elephants, Maasai giraffe and buffalo to name a few of the animals that live there. The lake shores are often dotted with pretty pink flamingos. In fact, there are more than 400 different species of birds that live there, including migrants and waterfowl. 12:00 Return to lodge for lunch or you may opt for a picnic lunch. 14:00 The journey continues North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with Farms, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here proceed to the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll hopefully start spotting animals well before you get into the park.The Serengeti National Park is one of the world’s most famous Safari Parks and home to thousands of animals. The name means “Endless Plains” in the Maasai language and this park is simply magnificent. Often featured in adventure movies and definitely an inspiration to filmmakers, writers and photographers it is a must-do adventure when in Tanzania. 18:00 Enjoy a well-deserved dinner and overnight at SERENGETI (B.L.D) *travel/distance time approximately 5 hours/230 km (143 miles)
06:30 Start with an early breakfast. 07:30 After breakfast, you will experience whole day of amazing Game Drive in The Serengeti National Park, famed as one of the most diverse wildlife areas in the world and featuring incredibly beautiful landscape. Within this National Park, there are over two million wildebeest. Additionally, the park is home to 250,000 zebra and 500,000 Thomson’s gazelle. The Serengeti National Park is home to The Great Serengeti Migration which occurs every year. The Wildebeest Migrate between this park and the much smaller park Maasai Mara which is in Kenya. The National Park is as big as Northern Ireland, to give you some idea of the sheer size of the expanse of land and it has an incredible ecosystem. If there’s one thing a visitors should do when visiting Tanzania is to be at and witness The Serengeti National Park. As it is said “seeing is believing”! 12:00 You will be brought back for lunch to the lodge or you may opt for a picnic lunch within the park before you start your afternoon discovery of adventures. 18:00 Enjoy a lavish Dinner and overnight SERENGETI (B.L.D)
06:00 Savor a delicious breakfast. 07:00 After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains on the way. 12:00 Picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos. 14:00 This afternoon you will explore the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera.
The Crater is A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a conservation area. It was formed thousands of years ago when a volcano erupted and formed a deep hole in the ground with hugely tall walls. Since then, it has been home to many animals and today there are more than 25,000 large mammals roaming the area. It is a rich biosphere with forests, lakes and vast plains and is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. 18:00 Indulge in delicious dinner and overnight NGORONGORO or KARATU (B.L.D) *travel time/distance is approximately 3.5 hours/140 km (87 miles)
07:00 After breakfast, depart and head to Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many villages as well as Farms (B) *travel time approx. 4 hours/210 km (130 miles)