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10 DAYS SERENGETI, NGORONGORO, MANYARA AND TARANGIRE

10 DAYS SERENGETI, NGORONGORO, MANYARA AND TARANGIRE

Price

Duration

10 days

Max People

8

Min Age

15+

Reviews

5

Overview

The 10 days Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Manyara & Tarangire Safari explores the northern Tanzania Safari circuit and is a blend of Nature and culture. It included drives, and a visit to the Hadzabe tribe around Lake Eyasi.

Included/Excluded

  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • Drinking water
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • park Fees
  • Drinking water
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal Expenses (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Alcoholic drinks

Tour Plan

Day 1- Arrival and pickup

Welcome to Arusha, the gateway to the Tanzania's famous parks. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your Hotel. You'll spend your evening in this lovely hotel, with dinner before your safari truly begins.

Destination: Arusha town

Accommodation: Arusha Planet Hotel

Day 2-To Serengeti

In the early morning, you'll be transferred from your hotel in Arusha and drive to Serengeti National park. The 371km transfer will get you to Serengeti in the afternoon, check in at your lodge/camp. Relax and later go in for the evening drive. Swim in the dense wildlife of the park, wildebeest, zebras, lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, among others and later return to the lodge for dinner.

Destination: Serengeti

Accommodation: Into the Wild Camp

Day 3-Serengeti Drives

Serengeti is a large park (14,763 km²), after breakfast we shall drive to the central part of the park with packed lunch (check out). A vehicle will take you on a scenic drive to the central Serengeti, where another full game drive awaits you. Packed lunches will be included on your day game drive. Your day of discovery will end at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp, where you will spend the night.

Destination: Serengeti

Accommodation: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.

Day 4-Drive to Ngorongoro

After an early breakfast, you'll be picked up at 08h00 and drive to your next destination, via Oldivai Gorge to Ngorongoro. The trip will include a packed lunch before your arrival at the Karatu village. The Karatu village is a cultural centre for safari-goers on their way to various parks and camps, Maasai warriors and local herdsmen. Make some new friends here, or learn about the fascinating people in the area. Do try a cup of delicious Tanzanian coffee before you drive to your lodge.

Destination: Ngorongoro

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp

Day 5-Ngorongoro to Lake Eyasi

Today is your second day at the crater. After your breakfast, you will go a game drive that will descend into the Ngorongoro crater where outstanding bird life, the Big Five, wildebeest and game along their migratory journey, hippos, crocodiles and cheetah reside. You'll have lunch on your game drive and an afternoon to drive from here to Lake Eyasi where you will do a cultural visit.

Destination: Ngorongoro and Lake Eyasi

Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

Day 6-Cultural tour and drive to Lake Manyara

After a morning breakfast, you will be taken to Lake Eyasi for a cultural visit. You can explore the trails around the seasonal Eyasi Lake, and walk through nearby tribal villages, visit the Hadzabe people and learn about the important and valuable heritage of the local people. After the visit, we shall drive to Lake Manyara national park-famous for tree climbing lions.

Destination: Lake Manyara National park

Accommodation: Eileen’s Tree Inn

Day 7-Lake Manyara game drives

Today we shall have a full day at Lake Manyara to explore the park with our packed lunch. From the bird-fringed shores of the soda lake, normally the pink-hued flamingoes and pelicans that shade the water of the alkaline lake with a pink reflection, grassy plains, and tall trees, the park teems with wildlife that can be watched on drives through the park. Encounter the lions as they lounge in trees, leopards, troops of baboons, zebras. Maasai giraffes, klipspringer, Did-diks, impalas, waterbucks, and several birds.

Destination: Lake Manyara National park

Accommodation: Eileen’s Tree Inn

Day 8- To Tarangire

Have an early breakfast before you head to Tarangire National Park (about 2-3hrs drive), the heart and soul of the Tarangire and Manyara ecosystem. You will arrive and check in at your lodge, have lunch and later go for an afternoon game drive. Learn about wildlife, explanation about the rift valley. In the evening, you will drive back to the lodge for an overnight.

Destination: Tarangire National park

Accommodation: Tarangire Simba Lodge

Day 9-Tarangire

Another game viewing day. Tarangire National park offers its visitors an opportunity to explore the park’s large herds of elephants, wildebeests, zebras, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, and Oryx, kudu, gazelles, pythons, among other life at the park. Mornings are rewarding, and so are evenings. We shall carry packed lunch after having breakfast and head into the park for a full day. We shall end the day and have an overnight at the park.

Destination: Tarangire National park

Accommodation: Tarangire Simba Lodge

Day 10-To Arusha and Departure

Today marks the end of the 10 days. We shall check out and drive back to Arusha for an overnight or to the airport for departure.

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