5 Day Lodge Safari
ITINERARIES – NORTHERN CIRCUIT
5 DAYS LODGE SAFARI
Serengeti – Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara & Tarangire.
The best game life is visible and experienced in no other country than Northern Tanzania. Here are the wonderful game parks of Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire. Wild life here in abundance with vast areas that have not been declared as national parks – thus now allowing for the other specie to inhabit the earth, the humans, to put structures that are often referred to as “developments”. This tour you will discover unforgettable experience of your life time.
Day 1: Tarangire National Park.
Morning breakfast at Arusha, safari briefing and after wards we depart for Tarangire National Park. Your first experience of safari will be the thrilling game drive through the vastness of Tarangire National Park, arrive in good time for lunch. Afternoon game driving through the park followed by dinner and overnight (at aven venture campsite FB) at Lake manyara. FB
DAY 2: Manyara to Serengeti.
We proceed to Olduvai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. It was here, in the Great Rift Valley, that the remains of early hominids dating back 2 million years were uncovered. Afterwards, we visit the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world – Serengeti National Park. The word ‘Serengeti’ means ‘endless plains’, which describes the park’s 5,600 square mile boundary. Yet for its sprawling area, the Serengeti does not disappoint when it comes to rich game- viewing. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth. We make our way to serengeti campsite for dinner and overnight stay. FB
DAY 3: Full day in Serengeti.
We embark on an encore game drive in the expansive Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti boasts one of the most varied collections of wildlife on the planet. Annually, from May to December, millions of animals embark on a migration which brings them from central Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara and back again in an incredible spectacle. Even during the ‘down-time’, vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle roam here, along with groups of elephant, giraffe, and buffalo, as the lions, leopard, cheetah, hyenas and jackals stalk their meals. We return: serengeti campsite for dinner and overnight stay. FB
DAY 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater.
We depart from the Serengeti to visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5′ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. This truly world-class attraction is also known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. Before your permit expires it is time to drive out of The Conservation Area and drive to twiga campsite for dinner and overnight FB
Day 5: Fully day Lake Manyara.
The drive to Arusha. After a full English breakfast we leave the lodge and proceed to lake manyara for fully day game view. The park is highlighted with lots of these trees and the tree climbing lions which are often spotted taking afternoon siesta on the branches. Other animals common in this park includes the impalas, giraffes buffaloes and impalas.Just at the entrance of this beautiful park is an underground water forest and a perfect habitat for the Blue monkeys, the baboons, bush bucks and the gigantic elephants sheltering in the sheds from the afternoon sun and devouring the green branches and twigs and herbs. The Hippo pools and at the Lake Manyara itself you will get the chance to observe the Hippos and the aquatic birds including the colorful Flamingoes, pelicans, Egyptian geese, cormorants, and many more. You will take lunch at one of the picnic sites in the national park. then In the late afternoon you will be drive to Arusha for Overnight at your hotel.
Our Price includes:
- All park entrances,
- administrative fees
- Meals are in FB board while on safari
- Transfer to/from Arusha
- 4WD transportation while on safari
- Staff salaries and fees
- Tented lodges or camping site where noted
- Lunch box while you on safari.
- All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
- Tips and gratuities to hotels, lodges, porters, camp staff and driver – guide(s)
- Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
- Laundry services
- Visa and International flight
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