AAST-2: 3 Days Lake Manyara and
Ngorongoro crater safari
A safari to the breathtaking and scenic Lake Manyara together with Ngorongoro crater which is the world's largest intact volcanic caldera
Day1: -Arusha-Lake Manyara
Departure from your Arusha Hotel at 8.30 for Lake Manyara in time for lunch at your lodge followed by afternoon gamedrive. Lake Manyara attractions include its birdlife, its elusive tree-climbing lions, giraffes, buffaloes, baboons, ostrich, a big population of hipos and a scenic setting below the western escarpment of the Great Rift Valley (LD)
Day2: -Lake Manyara-Ngorongoro Crater
Early breakfast at 6.00hrs then descend to Ngorongoro Crater with packed picnic lunch to enjoy its high wildlife concentration and close range viewing. Ngorongoro Crater’s attractions include lions, elephants, buffaloes, wildebeest, thompson’s gazelles, zebras, reedbucks and flamingoes wading in the soda lake at the base of the crater. After lunch continue game viewing in the afternoon ascending the crater back for dinner and overnight at your lodge (BLD).
After breakfast drive back to Arusha and drop off at your hotel in time for lunch. End of safari (B).
Included in the price:
Transport by 4x4 landcruiser with a pop up roof for best game viewing and photography
Services of a professional English speaking driver/ tour guide
All Game park entrance fees
Flying doctors emergency evacuations cover
Full board accommodation in tented camps, lodges & hotels as specified in the itinerary or similar
Meal Plan – BB=Bed, Breakfast; LD= Lunch, dinner; BLD= breakfast, lunch, dinner; HB = Diner, bed, Breakfast
1.5 liter bottle of mineral water per person per day while on safari
Not included in the price:
Personal travel insurance
Cost of visas/ yellow fever vaccinations
Olduvai Museum visit
Balloon Safari at US$450 per person (can be arranged)
Optional activities payable directly on safari e.g. Masai village visit, nature walks, biking, boat rides etc
All personal expenses; e.g. toiletries, laundry, beverages, tips to staff, driver tour guide etc.
Any other extras not stated as included above
What you need to bring on safari:
Money for personal spending and tipping
A pair of long trousers and jersey for the cool mornings and evenings in addition to plenty of light clothes for hot days (do not forget a hat), swim suit, a pillow, comfortable shoes/sandals and snacks
Torch, sunglasses, suntan lotion, insect repellent/spray but not mosquito coils
Camera, memory cards, binoculars, maps, guide-books
Toiletries eg tooth brush, paste etc.