Overview

The park offers a tapestry of lush forest where hundreds of monkeys scamper between the trees and baboons lounge along the roadside, grassland and swamps. Richly populated with game within a wealth of diverse habitats, a truly unique experience is sure to be had in this relatively small area. See over 400 bird species including the flamingo that frequent the alkaline lake, or the famous tree climbing lions and tusked elephants.

Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Depart from Arusha town and take a scenic drive via Mto-wa-Mbu covering a distance of about 126 kms to Lake Manyara National park. This alkaline or soda lake is inhabited by migratory flamingos and other pelicans .Of interest in this park are the tree climbing lions .Members of the big five family also exists here.Our game drive is scheduled in the afternoon.We shall visit the Hippo pool located at one end of the lake during this game drive.Dinner and overnight will be in a chosen lodge/luxury tented camp.

Day 2: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro crater

Optional early morning game drive before breakfast.Breakfast will be followed by a checkout and drive to Ngorongoro conservation area named world heritage site & the 8th wonder of the modern world .With our parked lunch boxes, we shall descend to the crater floor which is truly awe-inspiring. Embark on a game viewing extravaganza on arrival.This is one of the few areas in Africa where the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard,lion and Rhinoceros) can be seen together. Dinner and overnight in a lodge / luxury camp.

Day 3: Depart from Ngorongoro crater to Arusha – Nairobi/Mombasa

Enjoy awesome view of the sun rise during breakfast from the crater rim.Breakfast will be followed by a check out and departure to Arusha town. Arrive in time for early lunch. Transfer back to either Mombasa /Nairobi with a drop-off to your resident hotel / international airport.

Day 4: Depart from Ngorongoro to Arusha

After an early breakfast, depart for a game drive in the world renowned Ngorongoro Crater. For many, this wildlife spectacle is the pinnacle of their safari experience. The Ngorongoro Crater boasts all of the ‘Big 5’, including a small population of endangered black rhino. After a picnic lunch, we proceed out the of the crater rim with game drive and then towards Arusha for drop off.

Price Includes:

  • Full board accommodation on a sharing basis in the mentioned lodges
  • Transport in our 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers(with pop-up roofs, radio calls, fridge and charger wires in)
  • Services of our English speaking safari driver guides
  • Park entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All airport transfers – where applicable
  • Government Taxes and Levies known to us to date.
  • Drinking water in the vehicle for use during game drives only
  • Ngorongoro Crater Service fees – single entry
  • Our complimentary meet and greet Services

Price Excludes:

  • All Optional activities costs as indicated in the itinerary are not included in the rates above
  • Tips to our guides
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveler’s insurance
Duration: 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
Location:  Lake Manyara National Park / Ngorongoro safari