5 Days Arusha, Tarangire, Manyara & Ngorongoro Safari

Code: GBDVSA
5 DAYS - 4 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Tree-Climbing-Lions
  • elephants in tarangire
  • leopard
  • destination-lake-manyara

This is an ultimate 5 days safari to pristine park and reserves with abundant wildlife starting from
Tarangire national park stunning for its millions of very old baobab trees creating a good viewing
landscape, Manyara famous for its tree climbing lions and its standing on bluff flamingo frosted
gleaming water not forgetting the ‘eighth wonder of the natural world ‘of Ngorongoro crater where
ancient remains of mankind was discovered thus this is a safari you can’t miss to travel.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONArusha
DEPARTURE TIME07.30Am

INCLUDES:

  • Full board accommodation during the safari.
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari land cruiser with pop-up roof for maximum views.
  • All game drives indicated on the itinerary.
  • Entry fees to the parks
  • Bottled water during the safari.
  • Services of an English/French speaking driver guide.
  • All government taxes.
  • Airport pick up on arrival and drop off on departure date.

EXCLUDES:

  • International airfares & Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Other personal items.
  • Masai cultural village fee and souvenirs.
  • Anything else not mentioned in our itinerary.


 

Our carefully planned 5 days Tanzania highlight safari itinerary:

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DAY 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL IN ARUSHA.

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport E.A Exotic Safaris representative will be waiting outside the secured area to warmly welcome you to Tanzania. The road transfer to your hotel in Arusha will be approximately one hour. After check-in, your transfer rep will brief you on the following day’s schedule, review a safari safety check list and answer any questions you may have. “Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel.”

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DAY 2: ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK.

After breakfast your guide will pick you up from Kibo Palace Hotel to begin your safari adventure. Today you will visit Arusha National Park, the closest national park to Arusha Town, a mere 40 minutes drive. The entrance gate at Arusha National Park leads into lush montane forest inhabited by boisterous Sykes blue monkeys, large troops of baboons and the lucky visitor may get a glimpse of the beautiful black and white Colobus monkeys.

In a few hours game drive, visitors will encounter a myriad of wildlife from a family of giraffe quietly browsing along the grassy hills, to zebras and waterbucks grazing on the plains of the little Serengeti to large herds of wallowing buffaloes. Have a picnic lunch overlooking the blue green Momela Lakes which often attract thousands of flamingos giving the lakeshore a beautiful pinkish hue. In the afternoon, head back to Arusha
“Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel on full board basis”

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DAY 3: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK.

This morning after breakfast, your guide will pick you up and begin heading directly to Tarangire National Park about two hours drive from Arusha. Tarangire has superb game viewing from June to late October or early November during the dry season when the wildlife in the surrounding area congregate around the shrinking Tarangire River, the only water source in the Tarangire ecosystem making for great game viewing.

Tarangire is known for its iconic baobab trees and also for its massive elephant herds. Don’t be surprised to see herds of upwards of 200-300 elephants in the height of the dry season lining up on the river bank. Overnight will be at the lovely Maramboi Tented Lodge located just outside the boundaries of the Tarangire National Park. “Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge on full board basis”

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DAY 4: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK.

Today we head to Lake Manyara National Park approximately 1.5 hours away and spend the day game driving through the lush groundwater forest. Lake Manyara is famous for its tree climbing lions although the likelihood of seeing lions on a tree is greater in the Serengeti than at Manyara due to the dense forest making visibility difficult.

Birdlife is abundant as are the number of baboons and other primates! Optional cultural activities are available at the village of Mto wa Mbu located just outside of Lake Manyara National Park including tour of banana farms, local markets and local village life.
Accommodation at Endoro Lodge in Karatu on full board basis. Endoro Lodge is a beautiful lodge located on the lush agricultural foothills of the Ngorongoro Highlands. The rooms here are spacious and with wonderful gardens all around.

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DAY 5: NGORONGORO CRATER & ARUSHA

Today, begin your day early departing from Endoro Lodge at 6am and head straight to the Crater to begin game driving to escape the crowds that can gather later in the morning. The Crater is your best opportunity to see the highly endangered black rhino so spend some time scanning the horizon with your binoculars and to try spot one.

Enjoy a picnic breakfast watching an African sunrise and then spend the day exploring the world famous Ngorongoro Crater often referred to as “Africa’s Garden of Eden”. Encompassing an area of only 265 sq/km, the dense concentration of wildlife in a confined area allows for incredible game viewing and photo opportunities. Depart from the Crater in the afternoon and begin heading back to Arusha. Visit curio shops enroute if time allows.
Day Room at Kibo Palace Hotel. Early dinner is included before your transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your flight home.

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