AAST-3: 4 Days Tarangire Lake Manyara Ngorongoro Crater safari
Day1: -Tarangire National Park
Depart from your Arusha hotel at 8.30 am and drive 160kms Tarangire National Park arriving in time for lunch at your lodge followed by afternoon game drive. Tarangire National Park, measures 2,600 sq km's and boasts a high concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater particularly in the dry season between August and October. Overnight at your Lodge. LD
Day2: - Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast depart 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. Overnight at your lodge. LDB
Day3: - Masai Village Ngorongoro Conservation Area:
After breakfast, another morning game drive in Lake Manyara, then head to Ngorongoro conservation area for a Masai village visit to see Masai cultural lifestyle, and possibly participate in their traditional dances. Overnight at your lodge on the crater rim.
Day4: – Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha
Descend early into the Ngorongoro crater floor 2000 ft (670m) for full day crater tour with a packed lunch. Ngorongoro Crater is home to lions, black rhinos, buffaloes, elephants and other grazing animals and birdlife. After lunch continue game viewing as you ascend Ngorongoro Crater and leave for Arusha. Drop off at your Arusha hotel by 5pm.END OF SAFARI.
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.