6 Days Safari to Manyara Ngorongoro Serengeti

Day 1: Arrive in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Mount Meru hotel: half board.
Day 2: Arusha-Lake Manyara.
Pick up from Arusha and transfer to Lake Manyara national park. We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch do we head into the Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the Lake.
Dinner and overnight at Manyara Serena hotel: full board.
Day 3: Lake Manyara-Serengeti Plains.
After breakfast we head towards the 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. We head 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. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge: full board.
Day 4: Serengeti Plains.
Be one of only a few fortunate people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement). Floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small villages.
We do an after breakfast game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is good for possible Lion, Thomson gazelle, topi, ostrich and cheetah sightings. The Visitor Centre close to the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive. This nicely designed centre offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The centre also has a shop where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased, as well as a picnic area and information trail up and around a nearby kopje. We will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the centre in the shade of the giant acacia trees.
In the afternoon we will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Masai Kopjes, which usually attract a number of lion and some formidably large cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, scattered around the plains, most of which are miniature ecosystems, providing shade and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. This makes the kopjes particularly good for spotting wildlife in the dry seasons – including lions, which like to lie in wait for animals coming to drink!.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge: full board.
Day 5: Serengeti Plains-Ngorongoro crater.
After breakfast at the lodge we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution.
We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast 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 its 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.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge: full board.
Day 6: Ngorongoro crater-Arusha.
Enjoy breakfast, after which transfer back to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha will we have lunch and then we will end our African safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel, dinner and overnight at the previous hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Mount Meru hotel: half board.

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Activities/Services Included In The Cost:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Lodges/camps on Full Board / cook for camping safari
  • Road transportation in 4wd land Cruiser safari vehicle
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Tents and other camping gears{ for budget camping safaris}
  • Park entrance fees and crater service fees
  • English Speaking guides available for the safari

Activities/Services Excluded In The Cost:

  • Visit to Masai Cultural Village
  • All International Flights/local Flights + Taxes
  • Visa fees, Travel & Personal accident insurance
  • Excursions, services and activities not mentioned in this program
  • Personal expenses e.g. laundry, telephone calls, Drinks, Tips and gratuities

Passenger Information

  • Passengers should bring only duffle bags safaris{not suitcases}
  • All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.
  • Baggage on domestic flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
  • Passengers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
  • Tourist Visa will be obtained at the entry points, but it is advisable to double check before travelling to Tanzania.

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Activities/services included in the cost:
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Lodges/camps on Full Board / cook for camping safari
  • Road transportation in 4wd land Cruiser safari vehicle
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Tents and other camping gears{ for budget camping safaris}
  • Park entrance fees and crater service fees
  • English Speaking guides available for the safari
  • Activities/services excluded in the cost:
    • Visit to Masai Cultural Village
    • All International Flights/local Flights + Taxes
    • Visa fees, Travel & Personal accident insurance
    • Excursions, services and activities not mentioned in this program
    • Personal expenses e.g. laundry, telephone calls, Drinks, Tips and gratuities
    • Passenger Information
      • Passengers should bring only duffle bags safaris{not suitcases}
      • All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.
      • Baggage on domestic flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
      • Passengers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
      • Tourist Visa will be obtained at the entry points, but it is advisable to double check before travelling to Tanzania.

      Book this safari online