The itinerary will take you to three spectacular wildlife areas in the north of Tanzania with excellent game viewing and unmatched photographic opportunity. Begin with exploring the Ngorongoro conservation with its breath taking highlands and the Ndutu plains during the wildebeest calving with a host of predators ready to bounce for recently born babies and the lost ones. In the Serengeti the lions which lord the plains await a simple awe- inspiring photographic opportunities.
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2 PPL SHARING
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3 PPL SHARING
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4 PPL SHARING
$ 3,841 | $ 3,730
5 PPL SHARING
$ 3,699 | $ 3,687
$ 3,690 | $ 3,535
DAY 1: ARUSHA—MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara national park for game viewing, the park is a scenic hidden and the contrasting habitats are something to look at, underground water forest, rift valley escarpment, acacia woodland, and the lake, sightings may include baboon, giraffe, buffalo, elephant and an amazing variety of birds, During the months of June to August, is the best for Flamingoes and thousands of Pecans feeding on the abundance of fish in the lake and estuary. In the late afternoon proceed to your Gibbs farm lodge.
DAY 2: NGORONGORO CRATER—NDUTU (SOUTHERN SERENGETI)
After early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro crater with picnic lunch for a game drive on the crater floor. This will be the best place for you to see the endangered black rhino (less than 800 black rhinos remain in the wild on earth. You will also see pink flamingos in the lake and many more animals like elephants, lions, hyena, jackals, hippos, and birds. The Ngorongoro is one place with the biggest concentration of wild animals with more than 30000 thousand ungulates reside here but keep your eyes for the big tusker elephants who are still found here. In the late afternoon you will drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 & 4: SOUTHERN SERENGETI (SHORT GRASS PLAINS)
After breakfast drive to the southern short grass plains where the two days will be spend exploring these scintillating habitats of acacia woodland, alkaline lakes, seasonal water holes and the eye catching plains. These are the area where 8000 wildebeest calves are born every day in a period of two weeks depending on the rain paten These phenomena takes place between the mid of February every year, off road driving is allowed giving you the up close with the predators of the might ndutu area. The sightings include lion, cheetah, leopard, caracal, hyena, bat eared foxes, and the rare striped hyena and wild dog. Dinner and overnight Ndutu safari lodge.
DAY 5, 6 & 7: NDUTU-- SERENGETI CENTRAL
After breakfast drive to Serengeti with your picnic lunch and within these three days we will explore the intimidating habitats of Serengeti starting from Gol mountain, seronera valley, the kopjes, and the eastern plains, looking for the big pride of lion which lord the plains, cheetah leopard and other sighting may include, the great migration depending on the time of the year, elephants, giraffe, impalas and hippo may be some of the common sightings. For people who want to come for photographic safaris these is an opportunity since the sighting are incredible and less people on safari. On day three in the morning we will streak out for a walking safari in the heart of the Serengeti national park and explore the area on foot. The aim of walking safari is to look for things we miss while on our safari jeeps like plants, animal tracks, droppings other bush stories and exercise, finish you day on an African style sun downer. Dinner and overnight Tortilis tented camp.
DAY 8: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK—ARUSHA
After breakfast on these day we will strike out on a short game drive around the Soronera valley and the River circuit before we head to the airstrip for our flight to Arusha. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Arusha coffee lodge for lunch and then followed by a transfer to the airport for your flight back home and if time permits you do your last minute shopping.