7-Day Tour in Lake Manyara, Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire

This unforgettable Africa safari packages 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, 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 African 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 concentration of game in Tanzania

per adult from

$3,799

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    What's excluded :
    • fee for any extra activities

  • Day 1: Arusha- lake manyara

    Pass By: Lake Manyara National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Arusha Region
    Non game-viewing travel time: 2½ hours
    Distance: 130 km

    Pick up from Arusha and transfer to Lake Manyara National Park. We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch we head into the Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake.

    Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: migunga forest

    Day 2: Lake Manyara- Serengeti Plains

    Pass By: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    Non game-viewing travel time: 6 hours
    Distance: 205 km

    After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we 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. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park.

    Dinner and overnight in the Seronera area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: serengeti kati kati camp

    Day 3: Serengeti Plains

    Pass By: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    Be one of only a few fortunate people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement). Floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small villages.
    We do an after breakfast game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is good for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, topi, ostrich and cheetah sightings. The visitor’s centre not far from the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites, is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive
    In the afternoon we will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes, which usually attract a number of lion and some formidably large cobras.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: serengeti kati kati camp

    Day 4: Serengeti Plains- Ngorongoro Crater

    Pass By: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region
    Non game-viewing travel time: 4 hours
    Distance: 145 km

    After breakfast at the lodge do we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We 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 the’Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution.

    We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and spend the afternoon at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested on the crater rim, no accommodation available inside the crater.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: over night at Ngorongoro Farmhouse (not on crater rim)

    Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

    Pass By: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
    After breakfast we descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a full-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park 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 its huge population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard. We will enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor.

    Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested on the crater rim, no accommodation available inside the crater.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: over night at Ngorongoro Farmhouse (not on crater rim)

    Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater- Tarangire National Park

    Pass By: Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Arusha Region
    Non game-viewing travel time: 3½ hours
    Distance: 155 km

    After breakfast we depart for the Tarangire National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African National Park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. After a picnic lunch we do an afternoon game drive.

    Dinner and overnight in the Tarangire National Park area, as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Whistling Thorn Camp

    Day 7: Tarangire National Park- Arusha

    Pass By: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
    Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours
    Distance: 120 km

    We enjoy breakfast at the lodge and then transfer back to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha will we have lunch and then we will end our African safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel, which ends our safari services.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Ilboru Safari Lodge, Ilboru, Arusha, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Superb Tanzania Safaris

Activity ID: V-277470P4

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