Day Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Lake Manyara Safari
This 4 day / 3 night Tanzanian safari explores the world renowned north east corner of Tanzania. This area boasts the Serengeti Game Reserve, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara. Although a short safari itinerary, it does cover some good distance offers very contrasting areas. The safari departs from and returns to Arusha.
Day 1 - Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater
The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs. 1400hrs, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 2 - Ngorongoro to Serengeti
Today you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Lodge, for a well deserved rest after and intense day on this African tour.
Day 3 - On safari in the Serengeti
Enjoy a morning game viewing in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Return to your lodge for lunch, before departing to Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 4 - Serengeti to Lake Manyara and onto Arusha
After an early breakfast, you will depart for a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Mid morning, drive back to Arusha. Lunch at a restaurant in Arusha town.