10 Days lake Manyara serengeti Ngorongoro Crater Tarangire Budget Camping Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday

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Day 1: Arusha -Lake Manyara

Pick up from your Hotel in Arusha and depart for Lake Manyara National Park, game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, dinner and overnight at Manyara Twiga Campsite.
Lake Manyara, a small breathtaking National Park with an immense natural richness – home of over 380 bird species, including the thousands of flamingos that tint the soda waters of the Lake pink and the famous tree-climbing lions, which for reasons unknown sleep in the branches of acacia trees.
Elephant, giraffe, buffalo and wildebeest can be found grazing in unexpected clearings in the woodlands or heading towards water sources to drink or wash. The rivers and riverbeds provide scenic vistas for wildlife watching.
Warthog seem to thrive here, growing notably fat and tuckered, and it is a natural playground for baboons and monkeys.

Day 2: Lake Manyara -Serengeti
After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park, en-route game drive, picnic lunch and afternoon a short game drive in Serengeti Park, dinner and overnight Serengeti Seronera Campsite .

Day 3: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast full day in Serengeti National Park (early morning, mid and afternoon game drives), dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Ikoma Safari Lodge.
Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, this offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle.
Over 500 bird species have been recorded in this park.

Day 4: Serengeti -Ngoro Ngoro Crater
After breakfast descend in to the Crater floor for full day game drive with parked lunches , dinner and overnight at Ngoro Ngoro Simba Campsite.

Day 5: Ngoro Ngoro Crater-Tarangire
After breakfast drive to Tarangire. Afternoon game drive, meals and overnight at Tarangire Campsite .
Zebra, wildebeest, cape buffalo, thomsons gazelle, fringe eared oryx and hartebeest (also called kongoni) can be seen in large numbers during the dry season and many of these migrate out of the park towards Lake Manyara and further north when the short rains occur, usually in November. At this time they move on to new areas of grassland. These herd animals then return to the park after the long rains in April and May. Species that remain in the park include giraffe, waterbuck, impala, warthog, lesser kudu, dik dik (a small type of antelope) elephants can often be seen in small or large herds, particularly in the dry season, and groups or pods of hippo can be seen in the river and swamplands in the centre of the park. Baboon and vervet monkeys are the most commonly seen species of primates seen in the park. The main predators in the park are, lion, spotted hyena, cheetah, and leopard. Other smaller predators include bat-eared foxes, jackal. Other animals seen include bush and rock hyrax (also called dassies) mongeese, ground squirrel, porcupine (mainly nocturnal) and civet cat.
over 350 species having been recorded in the park. Many Eurasian migrants can be seen between October and April, which is the best time for bird viewing. Ostrich, various types of stork (white, abdims, saddle bill, open bill, marabou, yellow billed.) ibis (sacred-glossy) heron, (green backed, squacco, grey black headed, Goliath purple) are among the larger birds to be found here. In the park also a wide variety of birds of prey including types of kites, kestrels, harriers, buzzards, and eagles, along with a few species of vultures. Various species of kingfishers, (giant, pied, malachite, pygmy, striped, grey headed,) bee eaters (European, white-throated, little.) rollers, (European, lilac breasted, rufous-crowned, broad-billed) along with various species of hoopoes, hornbills, cuckoos, woodpeckers, shrikes, weavers, flycatchers, and sunbirds, are some of the many other birds that can be seen here.

Day 6:Tarangire – Arusha-Zanzibar
Early morning game drives then return to the Campsite for breakfast at leisure exit the park and drive to Arusha to arrive in the afternoon and connect with afternoon flight to Zanzibar.

Day 8:Zanzibar.Beach Holiday
Full day in Zanzibar enjoying optional beach activities dinner and overnight at Ras Mchamvi Beach Resort /Similar.

Day 9:Zanzibar
Full day in Zanzibar enjoying optional beach activities dinner and overnight at Ras Mchamvi Beach Resort /Similar.

Day 10:Zanzibar –Kilimanjaro airport.
Morning at leisure afternoon transfer to the airport for flight to Kilimanjaro International airport, connect for your flight back home.

Tour price includes:
-Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable 4×4 Land cruiser.
-Airport Transfers.
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari.
-Accommodation as per the itinerary.
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes.
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
-Ngorongoro Crater tour.
-Complementary 1 litre bottled drinking water while on safari.
-Start and end in Arusha.

Tour Cost excludes:
-International flights.
-Visa charges.
-Items of personal nature.


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