SAFARI NORTHERN TANZANIA
DAY1. DRIVING TO TARANGIRE
Departure day from Arusha to Tarangire National park (2 to 3hours),which is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania named after the Tarangire river which is the only source of water to the animals.
The landscape which has hilly with nine different growth zones and vegetation are incredibly varied. One will be able to experience a savannah filled with majestic baobab and acacia trees, that almost taking away all the attention from animals.
The park is particularly known for its large number of elephants. One of the largest elephants in the world is found here. Other animals found here are; Gnus and zebras which are also found in large numbers, kudu, impala, and gazelles thrive here. The abundant prey here attracts lions, leopards and hyenas, and if you’re really lucky, you might also see a wild dog.
Overnight at public camp site Tarangire in the park
DAY 2. DRIVING TO LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast driving to Lake Manyara National Park which is one of the smallest national parks in Tanzania with 330 km2, of which the lake takes up 200 km2. The park has high Rift Valley slopes in the west, offers open grasslands, a jungle like forest and swamps.
Lake Manyara National Park it’s known for its large number of flamingos that inhabit in the lake, climbing trees lions and Soda Ash Lake. The park has large number of elephants, giraffes, warthogs, zebras, wildebeests, impalas and waterbucks. In the park one can see over 400 bird species (which can be seen throughout the year) and all this is what makes the park a unique feature compared with others
After lunch game drive in the hippo pool and forest then exit to Mtowambu village for overnight Twiga.
DAY3. DRIVING TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast and check-out from the lodge /camping, we head to Serengeti national park (3-4 hour) through Ngorongoro’s hilly plateaus, where the red-clad Masai live in round huts, and their cattle graze between the zebras, gnus and giraffes of the savannah. Along the way, there is time to enjoy a packed lunch.
Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania, the orginates from the Maasai word "siringet"which means "the place where the land runs on forever". The Park covers 14,750 square kilometers (5,700 sq. mi) of grassland plains, savannas, riverine forests, and woodlands.
Overnight Camping Serengeti in the park
DAY 4. FULL DAY SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast a full day game drive in Serengeti National park, looking for the “Big Five”: lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffaloes. You will enjoy the wildlife of the stunning Serengeti.You will also see a large number of Thompson’s gazelles, buffaloes, topi, Grant’s gazelles, eland antelopes, warthogs, eagles, ostriches, etc. in addition to the animals mentioned you can have a chance to see and smell the hippos wallowing in the hippo pools
The ecosystem here in the park is considered to be one of the oldest in the world, and you’d be hard pressed not to feel both humbled and astonished when sitting in your land cruiser, absorbing all that you see before you
Hot lunch is served at Tanzania bush camp or at the camp depending on the option
A fantastic day, just waiting to be experienced and enjoyed
Overnight public Camp site Serengeti in the park
DAY5. DRIVING TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
The Ngorongoro crater is the largest Caldera in the world that still has its walls intact which support 30,000 animals and 350 different species of birds, all of which have access to water all year round.
Once past the entrance to Ngorongoro, you pass through a lush area of rainforest before the descent along the inside of the crater begins. After an exciting drive down, you arrive at the 260 km2 crater floor. The rim of the crater towers 600 metres above you. You might be at the bottom of the crater, but you are actually high up, because the rim of the crater is 2,200 metres above sea level.
In the crater there is plenty to look at! The land scape, lions, gazelles, elephants, gnus and zebras in their droves. If you are really lucky, you might see the endangered black rhinoceros, which is almost extinct in Africa due to poaching.
Lunch is enjoyed in stunning surroundings on the floor of the crater
Overnight Camp site at Karatu
DAY6. DRIVING TO LAKE EYASI
After breakfast from the lodge /camping, we head to Lake Eyas for hunting with Hadzabe tribe, The Hadzabe are one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes in the world with a nomads character shifting from one place to another they shift due to climate changes, the availability of wild fruits and vegetation for their animals.
After lunch drive back to Arusha.
End of the service.