7 Days Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari
All our 7-day Tanzania wildlife safaris and tours specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary have been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or tours. It specifically includes the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while attempting to keep your non-game-viewing travel time to a minimum. This unforgettable Tanzania safari package will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions. This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. It will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of Tanzania wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. Finally, your safari will also take you to the Tarangire National Park, which once again features some of the greatest concentrations of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.
Price for 1-3 pax US$ 5,196 per single occupancy all-inclusive in groups
Price for 4-8 Pax US$ 3,715 per single occupancy all-inclusive in groups
Distance: 43km On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our teams will great and pick you and transfer to Arusha city to your allocated accommodation as requested for dinner and overnight. You will get a chance for briefing and introduction about your safari 43 Minutes Meals: Dinner and Overnight. Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel-Luxury Accommodation Guide, Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Kids allowed: 3+ Difficulties: Low
Day 1 Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Distance: 130km Non – game-viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs After breakfast, the tour departs. The first stop is Arusha Town for any last-minute purchases before you head off on safari. Afterward, you head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with a picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest, and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation. Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 2 Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park
Distance: 110km Non – game-viewing time: 2 hrs After breakfast, the tour departs. The first stop is Arusha Town for any last-minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterward, we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps, and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible birdlife. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge-Luxury Accommodation. Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 3 Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
Distance: 145km Non – game-viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then head to the central park area, known as the Sorenera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Sorenera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation. Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 4 Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park
Full game drive at Northern Serengeti to Mara River in northern Serengeti affords the most dramatic river crossings. Fierce and deep, cliff-sided and rain-swollen, the river takes an enormous toll of the exhausted and terrified wild cattle that surge through its torrential flow, some drowning helplessly, foundering in narrow defiles, floundering in the mud, falling victim to crocodile, staggering, exhausted to dry land and often, in confusion, returning to the same scene of their ordeal allowing the cycle to repeat itself.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation. Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 5 Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park
Full-day game drive in Serengeti after breakfast game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Sorenera River, and which is good for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, topic, ostrich, and cheetah sightings. The visitor’s center not far from the Serengeti Sorenera Lodge and public campsites is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive. This nicely designed center offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The center also has a shop where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased, as well as a picnic area and information trail up and around a nearby kopje. You will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the center in the shade of the giant acacia trees. ate evening back to your Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation. Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 6 Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
Distance: 145km Non – game-viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs
Early in the morning game drive and after departing to Ngorongoro Conservation area. You will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. Late afternoon transfer to the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client. Difficulties: Low
Day 7 Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
Distance: 210km Non – game-viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is it’s the dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos, and other water birds can usually be seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off.