From – To Nairobi
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.
Lake Manyara National Park consists of 330 km2 of arid land, forest, and a soda-lake which exists mostly during the wet season. Lake Manyara National Park is known for the flamingos that inhabit the lake. More than 400 species of birds inhabit the park and many remain throughout the year. Because of this Lake Manyara National Park is a good spot for bird watching. Finally, leopards, lions, cheetahs, elephants, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelles, hippopotami, Maasai giraffe, impala, zebras and many more wild animals inhabit this park and many can be seen throughout the year.
Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The park is famous for its high density of elephants and baobab trees. Other common resident animals include waterbuck, giraffe, dik dik, impala, eland, Grant’s gazelle, vervet monkey, banded mongoose, and olive baboon. Predators in Tarangire include lion, leopard, cheetah, caracal, honey badger, and African wild dog.
Day 1: Nairobi – Namanga Boarder- Arusha.
Depart from your hotel at 7:00am in the morning then cross to Tanzania via the Namanga border point. Arriving in Arusha for lunch as well as check in. Afternoon Arusha city as well as visit coffee plantations around the Arusha. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 2: Arusha – Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Early morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater conservation Area via Mto Wa Umbu and Lake Manyara observation point. Later proceed for early lunch as well as check in. descend to the floor of the crater ( 13.00 Hrs0 by a Safari Jeep for game viewing in this unique park. Spot Rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Leopard, Cheetahs, Buffaloes and Hippos. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Serengeti National Park.
Early morning breakfast then drive to Serengeti National Park, with afternoon game drives on the plains of Serengeti. This is the home to wildebeests (Gnu) zebras, lions, cheetahs, leopards and different birds. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 4: 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 at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Lake Manyara National Park.
Drive after breakfast to Lake Manyara National Park arriving for lunch. During the afternoon game drive, see the famous tree climbing lions, Hippos, Elephants as well as different kinds of birds. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 6: Lake Manyara – Tarangire National Park.
Morning game drive before breakfast and then drive to Tarangire National Park, game viewing en route until lunchtime. The afternoon game drive gives you a chance to see different kinds of wildlife including Jumbo Elephants. Dinner and overnight at the Camp or Lodge.
Day 7: Tarangire National Park- Arusha – Moshi.
Early morning game drives before breakfast , then drive to Moshi for late as well as check in. Afternoon Moshi City tour as well as visit coffee plantations. Enjoy Mt. Kilimanjaro View at its best since the lodge is situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight the Camp or Lodge.
Day 8: Moshi – Nairobi.
Early morning breakfasts, then drive across Tanzania-Kenya border with lunch stop (Lunch Box) on the way to Nairobi, arriving in the early evening in Nairobi.
Above Itinerary includes:
- 8 Days (7 Nights) Tanzania Trail: 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.