All our 6-day Africa wildlife safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages, specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater National Park in Tanzania. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or travel tours. It specifically include the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while keeping your non game-viewing travel time to a minimum.
These unforgettable Africa safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions. These safaris or holidays travel tours will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. Your African safari tour will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. Finally, your African safari tour will also take you to the Tarangire National Park, which features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.
The travel itinerary below, is a suggested or sample Tanzanian safari itinerary – it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences or to any seasonal changes and migratory animal movements. As with all our Tanzanian Africa safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages, we have offered you a wide variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari travel costs – in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed information, regarding any of our Africa safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages.
Pickup from your hotel in Arusha then drive 2 hours towards Lake Manyara National Park where you will enjoy a full day game drive with a boxed-lunch pick nick. Lake Manyara National Park is famous for its tree climbing lions and stunning views over the colorful lake, which is a paradise for flamingos. While most known for baboons, the lake is also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs and giraffes. Giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates draw nourishment from the underground springs replenished continuously from crater highlands directly above the Manyara basin. The Great Rift Valley offers another beautiful geological and historical feature, being the site at which Lewis Leaky discovered the earliest humans fossils. Dinner and overnight at lodge or campsite. Panoroma campsite/Lake Manyara Hotel located at the top of the Great Rift Valley off the beaten track with brilliant view of the Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro highland.
Rise early in the morning and head towards Serengeti National Park, which hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world, and witness one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, and one of the ten natural travel wonders of the world. You will enjoy a full day of game viewing as you cross the southern plains of the Serengeti, the breeding ground for migratory wildebeests. Dinner and overnight at lodge/campsite.
Early morning game-drive in the Serengeti National Park around the Seronera River Circuit. Known as the heart of the Serengeti National Park, the Seronera area offers chances to watch predators hunting for their daily feast. The green grasses along the river basin are a source of life for the resident animals that do not migrate. Stop for a picnic lunch in the middle of the Serengeti. Dinner and over night at the lodge or campsite.
Early morning eat breakfast before game-drive of Serengeti. Afternoon, head towards the one of the most beautiful places in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Conservation Area. One the way stop at the Oldvai Gorge the cradle of man-kind, dinner and overnight campsite/lodge.
After breakfast depart from lodge and descend down the famous Ngorongoro Crater for full game drive. Ngorongoro is also referred to as being the ‘Garden of Eden’ or the ‘Ark of Noah’. The crater provides the home for the big five, wild beasts, zebras and an uncountable number of gazelles and thousands of flamingos. For lunch stop and pic-nic along side hippos at a lake in the crater. Dinner and overnight at lodge or campsite.
Pickup from lodge and head towards Tarangire National Park for game drive around the Tarangire River Circuit where there is higher chance of seeing the big predators hunting as the herbivores come for drinks and grazing along the river channel. Stop for a pic-nic lunch at a bluff overlooking the winding Tarangire River. After, proceed with game driver to deferent areas of Tarangire National Park where you will be able to see wildbeast, gazelles, antelopes, ostrich, girafes, buffaloes and many more mammals and birds. Oh, and there will be plenty of elephants as well. In late afternoon you will drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at the bed and breakfast