6 Days Manyara Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater Tarangire camping safari

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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 tuskered, 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 Sereneti Seronera Campsite .

Day 3&4 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast full day in Serengeti National Park (early morning, mid and afternoon game drives), dinner and overnight Sereneti Seronera Campsite .
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 5 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 6 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 7 Tarangire – Arusha
Early breakfast then drive to Arusha to arrive by 1300hrs where the safari ends
Optional Zanzibar beach safari Extension
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Tour Price Includes:
-Transport in a Custom made tour van in Kenya and 4×4 land cruiser in Tanzania
– Crater service fees/conservation fees.
– Services of a professional English
– Game parks or national parks entry fees;
– Campsite fees;- Camping gear
– Use of our two/three person tents;
– Foam mattresses;
– 1 night accommodations in Nairobi on bed and breakfast basis
– Arusha Nairobi shuttle bus transfers
– Three meals per day whilst on safari, prepared by our cook
– 1 litre Mineral water per person per day

Price excludes:
– Drinks
– Tipping
– Cultural visits to Maasai villages
– Personal effects
– Kenya /Tanzania Visas


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