5 DAYS L.MANYARA/ NGONGORO/ SERENGETI LODGE SAFARIS
Day 1: Arusha/Lake Manyara
After breakfast and picnic lunch from the hotel Proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for full-day game drive.
Tucked below the majesty of the RiftValley wall, the park is a thin green band of forest flanked one side by the sheer 600metres high red and brown cliffs of the escarpment and on the other by the white-hot shores of an ancient soda lake Acacia woodland shelters the park`s famous tree climbing lion, lying among the branches in the heat of the day. Late afternoon drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Lake Manyara/ Serengeti
After breakfast and picnic lunch from the lodge Leave Safari Junction for Serengeti with an optional stop at Olduvai Gorge. Proceed to Serengeti for an afternoon game drive, which is renowned for its wealth of leopard and lion. Its Tanzania`s first and most famous park, and one of the most world`s last great wildlife refuges. The term Serengeti means endless plains. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Serengeti Full day
After breakfast with picnic lunch proceed for Morning and afternoon game viewing in Serengeti. Every year more than a million wildebeest, 200,000 Zebras and 300,000 Thomson`s gazelle gather to undertake their long trek to new grazing lands, followed by predators lion, leopard, cheetah, and hyenas. During their trek more than 8,000 calves are produced a day, and thousands are killed by predators. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight .
Day 4: Serengeti/Ngorongoro
After breakfast with picnic lunch proceed Morning game drive, then leave Serengeti for Ngorongoro with an optional stop at Olduvai Gorge, a river canyon cut a 100 metres deep through the volcanic soil of the Serengeti plains. Buried in the layers are hominids and remains of animals that lived and died more than 2 million years ago. The guides will give you on site information of the gorge. Proceed to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha
After Breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro crater with your picnic lunch for a full day of tracking game in the crater rim. You will break for your picnic lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. All the big five may be seen. This huge caldera or collapsed volcano is 250 square kilometres and 600metres deep. Its spectacular settings and abundance of wildlife makes it one of the natural great wonders of the world – is referred to as the eighth wonder of the world or the EDEN of Africa. Late afternoon drive back to Arusha to end your trip.
1 Transport by Jeep 4by4
2 All park fees except for the Rangers
3 Accommodations in the lodge.
4 Driver who is also the guide
1 Money for the rangers for guide.
3 Personal spending money like beers, sodas, cigarettes.
4 Visit to masai villages