4 Days Safari to Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro
OverviewThis 4 Days Tanzania lodge wildlife safari will take you to Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area authority and one of majestic land of African elephants, Tarangire national park and/ or Lake Manyara national park depending on which will be better viewing of wild animals at that particular seasonal time. You will have highly chance to spot all the big five on the northern tourism circuit zone.
ARRIVE IN TANZANIA
Upon arrival day into Kilimanjaro international airport (KIA) you will be meet with our tour guide when will help you and with your luggage and transferred to the hotel for dinner and overnight at Arusha and prepared yourself for upcoming safari. Overnight stay at Mount Meru hotel in Arusha.
DAY 1: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE
In the morning you will be collected from your hotel and after an approximate 2 hour drive you will arrive at the Tarangire National Park. The Tarangire National Park is considered as one of the best places to view elephants up close, not only because there are thousands of animals but also because they are not disturbed by the presence of vehicles. The park is also home to buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as lions. Leopards are seen now and then but cheetahs are rarely spotted. From the open roof of the safari vehicle you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the animals. In the late afternoon you will leave the park and drive to your accommodation to spend the night.
DAY 2: TARANGIRE – SERENGETI
After breakfast you will drive for Serengeti with lunch box (en route game drive), evening game drive in Serengeti, in search of large predators and gentle herbivores in which they feed. Serengeti is the largest park in Tanzania and has a diversity of habitats and landscapes – short grass plains, savannah, thick bush, swamps and lakes. The Serengeti is famous for the yearly migration when hundreds of thousands of wildebeests and zebras trek to find fresh grass and water.
DAY 3: SERENGETI – NGORONGORO
Today after early breakfast you will have another game driving early in the morning so as to see nocturnes and other animal that turn back from hunting, other hunting and other who eat wet grass. Later on the day you will drive to Ngorongoro with optional to visit Maasai boma or Olduvai George. The massive collapsed volcano is home to over 25,000 mammals ranging from the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard to spotted hyenas, rare wild dogs and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After an extensive game drive and a picnic for lunch, you will leave the caldera in the afternoon and return to your accommodation for overnight.
DAY 4: NGORONGORO – MOSHI/ARUSHA
After breakfast you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater considered as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls the Ngorongoro Crater has the highest wild animal density worldwide. Among the species are lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. You might expect to see the ‘Big Five’ in one day. Later in a day you will be transferred to Arusha, depending on your flight schedule at the Kilimanjaro Airport, to catch your flight back home.
Today you may have a plan to fly home or have a flight to Zanzibar; our vehicle will be ready to take you to the airport at perfect time to catch your flight.