4 Days Ngorongoro Crater Serengeti and Tarangire safari
This 3 day camping safari offers you the chance to watch a wide variety of wildlife amongst some of the most varied landscapes. Not only will you see parts of the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks but also the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater.
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area
- Serengeti National Park
- Tarangire National Park
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Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro – Serengeti National Park
Pick-up in Arusha by your driver/guide and safari vehicle. The vehicle is equipped with a top-up roof for better game viewing and a fridge to keep the complimentary mineral water cool. Early morning departure with lunchbox in order to arrive in time in the Serengeti for starting the game drives. The road from Arusha leads you over the Great Rift Valley and through the Crater Forest and over the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Short stop at the viewpoint with breathtaking views over the crater, before descending towards the Serengeti. The vast extensions of the Serengeti plains before you will impress you and wanting you to explore this area in deep. The Migration, consisting of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year round. Depending on the season you may see this impressive phenomenon. With fluctuations of annual rainfall the exact location of the animals varies from year to year. Your guide however will know the location of the herds and also where to get the best views.Naturally it also attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see a band of lionesses gather for a hunt. Dinner and overnight in Serengeti Heritage Camp.
Day 2: Serengeti National Park
Full day of exploring the Serengeti, trying to follow the tracks of the migration and be immersed in crowds of thousands and thousands of animals.Lunch in the camp or bush, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Karatu
Game driving out of the the Serengeti you will go again up the slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater. Descent onto the crater floor to emerge into this fishbowl of wildlife.On the grass steppe and in the acacia tree woods, you will find almost all species that are found in the East African savannah; with the exception of topis, Masai giraffes and impalas. Quite often you can observe the “Big Five” (lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinoceros and leopards) within a couple of hours. After an extensive wildlife tour and a picnic for lunch, you’ll proceed towards Karatu (the first village after the Ngorongoro Conservation Area) for dinner and overnight at Endoro Lodge.
Day 4: Karatu – Tarangire National Park – Arusha
Last but not least, a visit to the impressive Tarangire National Park, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. Full game drive with lunch box, then continuation to Arusha for dinner and overnight in Karama Lodge (Half Board basis).
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