5 days Tanzania Safari Lake Manyara/ Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater
Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara
Leaving behind the bustle in Arusha, we had to the Lake Manyara, with lunch en-route. We arrive in time for an afternoon game drive in this stunning park, rich in wildlife and diverse landscape. Lake Manyara is a gem worth a stop while on safari in the Tanzania northern circuit. The ground water forest fed by the water springs support a rich ecosystem for wildlife such as the pink flamingoes concentrated on the lake shores, giant African elephant herds, troops of baboons, giraffes, hippos, and birds like the Ruppel’s Griffon, Peregrin falcon, augur Buzzard and the verraux’s Eagle. Lake Manyara National Park is also widely known for its tree-climbing lions and the hot water springs found here. This park offers a comprehensive safari experience in Tanzania. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge- Lake Manyara Serena Lodge/ Lake Manyara Sopa Lodge/Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge/Similar- etc
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park
We leave Manyara region behind and head to the Serengeti Plains teeming with wildlife like no other place in the world. There over 35 species of wildlife who inhabit the plains of Serengeti, consisting of lions, cheetahs, giraffes, leopards, rhinoceros, hippos crocodiles in the Mara River, spotted hyenas and so much more. There are more than 350 species of birds in these plains, including vultures, ostriches, eagles and more. The Serengeti gives you a chance to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the African safari experience. Dinner and overnight will be at your safari lodge- Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge/ Seronera Wildlife Lodge/Similar.
Day 3: Full Day in the majestic Serengeti Plains
You have an option to start your day scaling the Serengeti plains with a balloon safari, available on pre-arrangement) Our day starts early morning with breakfast and leave for the park with picnic lunches. A full day in the Serengeti is an adventurous safari experience and does not disappoint. Perhaps the most famous fascination with Serengeti is the wildebeest migration, which flows from the south to the Nothern side of the park in the months of April to June. Throughout the year, other residents of this park roam freely here, the likes of lions, leopard, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, warthogs, serval cats and more wildlife. Dinner and overnight will be at lodge-Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge/ Seronera Wildlife Lodge/Similar.
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, we have one last game drive to witness the wildlife interactions in Serengeti before heading to the Ngorongoro Crater, with lunch en-route. Arriving in Ngorongoro in the evening, we check-in to our lodge for dinner and overnight. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge/ Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge/Similar.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
After breakfast, leave with packed lunch and descend 600m into the Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hours game drive. Ngorongoro Crater has a stunning landscape consisting of the vast expanses of woodlands, savannah forests and highlands. This combined with a high concentration of wildlife, ranging from the endangered rhino species, the big cats, which include the lions, the elusive leopard, cheetahs etc. and others like zebras, buffalos, elands, warthogs, hippos and the giant African elephants, makes it one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Later drive back to Arusha, with a drop off at your hotel.