5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari to Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater & Lake Manyara
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Tarangire National Park
Non – game viewing time : 1.5 hrs
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha shoprite super market for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park.
Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at Twiga campsite or lodge.
Lake Manyara National Park
Non – game viewing time : 0.5 hrs
After breakfast the tour departs. We head to Lake Manyara National Park which offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite or lodge
Day-3- MANYARA TO SERENGETI–135KM 5–7HOURS
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera Campsite or lodge.
Day 4- Early in the morning game drive in Serengeti again, after lunch drive to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight on the crater rim at Simba campsite or lodge.
Day 5- NGORONGORO-TO-ARUSHA-190KM 3-4 HOURS
After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and overnight
Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
Professional, English speaking guide and safari cook
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight stays in tents
Tents, mattresses, sleeping bags & camping equipment
All national park fees
Items not included:
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.