Your Journey Mapped Out
Day 1: Arusha- Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
- Distance: 120 km
- Non – game-viewing drive: 2 – 3 hrs.
After breakfast, we pick you up from your lodge in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive is along with Arusha town so any last-minute purchase can be done on the way. Tarangire National Park is known for its large elephant population & giant baobab trees. 6000 elephants, 2,500 wildebeest & 3,000 zebra were recorded in this park.
This huge population of ungulates is moving around the Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem. Tarangire River & Lake Burunge dam is the permanent source of water in the entire park serving the larger number of wildlife, especially during the dry season. You may expect to spot lion, leopard hyena, jackals, cheetahs, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, Zebras & the three rare species of Great kudu, Oryx & the Ash stalling. Birdlife is abundant in this park over 400 bird species were recorded here which includes ostrich, herons, Cori bastard, secretary birds & lots of aquatic birds. Parked lunch will be served inside the park.
Later drive to Migombani Campsite close to Lake Manyara for overnight. All meals included.
- Distance: 220 km
- Non – game-viewing time: 2 – 2:30 hrs.
Early breakfast then departs for Ngorongoro crater, descend over 600 meters into the crater floor for the game drives. Ngorongoro crater is referred to by many as the 8th wonder of the world. Supported by a yearly water supply from the highlands and fodders, the Crater supports a larger number of wildlife which includes herds of wildebeest, buffalo, eland, zebra, warthog, hippo, African elephant, and the rare black rhino.
Another interesting part of this wildlife sanctuary is the dense population of predators like lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever-mysterious leopard that needs a well-trained eye to spot. During the game drive, you will visit Lake Magadi the alkaline lake located on the southwest corner that attracts a good number of flamingos, some hippos, and other aquatic birds. Late afternoon drive back to Arusha for dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation in Arusha can be arranged upon request at extra cost).
End of the Safari.
Price will Include
- All Park fees
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodations as stated in the itinerary
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Price Will not Include
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Services not mentioned in the program
- Travel insurance and medical repatriation
- Items of a personal nature
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