5 Days Road Safari Lake Manyara-Serengeti-Ngorongoro

Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara

You will be picked from your hotel by our professional tour guide/driver and after a short safari briefing start your road safari to Lake Manyara National Park, arriving at the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch,  we head to Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge or Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge

Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti

After breakfast, we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. The afternoon will be spend exploring and enjoying game drives within the Great Serengeti. Serengeti is the home to Africa’s Big Five. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation:  Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Serenora Campsite

Day 3: Full day Exploring Serengeti

The whole day will be spend exploring and enjoying game drives within the Great Serengeti. After breakfast game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is good for possible Lion, Thomson gazelle, topi, ostrich and cheetah sightings. The Visitor Centre close to the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites, is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive. This nicely designed centre offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The centre also has a shop where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased, as well as a picnic area and information trail up and around a nearby kopje. We will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the centre in the shade of the giant acacia trees. In the afternoon, we will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Masai Kopjes, which usually attract a number of lion and some formidably large cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, scattered around the plains, most of which are miniature ecosystems, providing shade and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. This makes the kopjes particularly good for spotting wildlife in the dry seasons – including lions, which like to lie in wait for animals coming to drink water. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation:  Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Serenora Campsite

Day 4: Serengeti -Ngorongoro

After breakfast at the lodge do we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Loisand Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution.We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch, we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half-day’s safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard.  We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation:  Ngongoro Sopa Lodge or Rhino Lodge

Day 5: Ngorongoro crater – Arusha

After breakfast, we will head back to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha, we will have lunch and then we will end our safari adventure.You will be taken to your hotel or to the airport.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

*These will be 5 unforgettable days of your life!  Thank you for choosing Dhahabu Tours and Safaris. We value you like ‘dhahabu’ and look forward to serving you again. Karibu Tena!

5 Days/ 4 NightsLake Manyara–Serengeti-Ngorongoro Road Safari Package Includes:

  1. Round trip transport from Arusha
  2. All government taxes/VAT
  3. Services of professional tour driver/guide
  4. All Game Park entry fees
  5. Services of professional tour guide driver
  6. Transport in a luxury open roof tour van or land cruiser
  7. 4 NightsFull Board accommodation at the lodge of your choice
  8. Meals on Full board
  9. Comprehensive game drives for 4 days
  10. Complimentary bottled water

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Manyara–Serengeti-Ngorongoro Road Safari Package Excludes:

  1. Tips for your professional driver guide
  2. Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
  3. Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement
  4. Optional Hot Air Ballooning, Nature walks, bush breakfast etc
  5. Personal expenses and other beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary
  6. Airport transfers
  7. Personal travel and medical insurance

*Please note this itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice according to local conditions / park rules. The order of places visited could also be changed according to the guide’s decision.

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