From / to: Arusha
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a protected area and a World Heritage Site located 180 km (110 mi) west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area. Approximately 25,000 large animals, mostly ungulates, live in the crater, including the black rhinoceros, the African buffalo or Cape buffalo and the hippopotamus. There are also the blue wildebeest the Grant’s zebra, the Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and Waterbucks.
The Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions.It is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white-bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra and for its numerous Nile crocodile and honey badger. The park covers 14,750 square Km of grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest, and woodlands. Maasai giraffe, waterbuck, impala, warthog and hippo are aboundant. Some rarely seen species of antelope are also present in Serengeti National Park, such as klipspringer, roan antelope, bushbuck, lesser kudu, fringe-eared oryx and dik dik. But Serengeti is also famous for the Big Five: Lions, which is believed to hold the largest population in Africa due to the abundance of prey species, African leopard, African bush elephant, eastern black rhinoceros and African buffalo: the most numerous of the Big Five. Carnivores -aside from the Big Five- include the cheetah, hyenas, jackals, African golden wolf, honey badger, serval, mongooses, otters and the recently reintroduced East African wild dog.
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Morning pick up from your respective hotel and then depart for Ngorongoro conservation Area via Mto Wa Umbu and Lake Manyara observation point, arriving for early lunch. Descend to the floor of the crater for game viewing in this unique park. Have chance to see; Rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Leopard, Cheetahs, Buffaloes and Hippos and other African wildlife. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Serengeti National Park.
Early morning breakfast then depart for Serengeti National Park, arriving for lunch as well as check-in. Afternoon game drives on the plains of Serengeti. This is the home to wildebeests (Gnu) zebras, lions, cheetah. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park.
Spend the whole day in Serengeti with morning and afternoon game drives. Experience the undisturbed nature in this famous game park. Dinner and overnight at Camp or Lodge.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Arusha.
Early morning game drives before breakfast then drive to Arusha via Ngorongoro conservation Area, with Lunch stop at Lake Manyara Hotel; later drop off at Arusha Airport or transfer to your respective Hotel in Arusha.
Above Itinerary includes:
- 4 Days (3 Nights) Ngorongoro and Serengeti Adventure: Meals Plan as per above package itinerary.
- Park Entrance Fees, Accommodations as per above itinerary, Transport, game drives and drinking water while on board our safari Van/Jeep.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Drive in a Safari Van or Jeep with English speaking Tour driver/guide.
- Drinks at the lodges, Maasai Village fees, tips and things of personal nature.