LAKE MANYARA- NGORONGORO – TARANGIRE
Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 0900hrs,then drive for 1.5 hrs to get to Lake Manyara. Proceed to Lake Manyara National park for afternoon game drive. A good network of tracks and roads in the park allows excellent viewing opportunities. Animals seen include buffalo and elephant, other animals present that can be seen with luck are the tree climbing lions, leopard and black rhino. Lesser flamingos and Egyptian geese are some of the birds seen here. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 2:Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro
After breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro crater for a full day of tracking game with your guide on the crater floor. You will break for a picnic lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. All the big five may be seen. Other species encountered are cheetah, grants gazelle, Thompson gazelle, common zebra wildebeests and spotted hyena. Flamingos may also be seen at the Crater Lake. This day will truly be an unforgettable encounter. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 3: Ngorongoro – Tarangire
After breakfast, leave Ngorongoro for Tarangire National park which serves as a dry season refuge for animals from as far as north or Serengeti and Ngorongoro as it has a permanent river flowing across it. The park has an atmosphere or remoteness and has fewer visitors than the other parks in Tanzania’s northern circuit. Arrive in time for a game drive, lunch will be taken enroute. The park contains all the big five except leopard, other migratory game seen here includes cape buffalo, hoopoes, lovebirds,starling,rock pythons, albino giraffe, puff adders, the fringe eared Oryx and the gerenuk. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 4: Tarangire – Arusha i
After breakfast, proceed on your final game drive then leave for your onward journey to Nairobi via Arusha for lunch and Namanga border town for immigration formalities. Arrive in the mid evening.
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