TZ03 - (5 nights/ 6 days) - $3200
Manyara/ Serengeti/ Ngorongoro
The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs. 1330hrs, drive to Lake Manyara. Enjoy an evening game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Dinner and overnight at a campsite in Mto wa Mbu.
Depart to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunches. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight under tents in the Serengeti.
Full day of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. Meals and overnight at the camp in the Serengeti National Park.
Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey's renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man's earliest known ancestral remains. Picnic lunches will be served at the Gorge. Proceed driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dinner and overnight at Simba campsite.
Today you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Afternoon return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight under the tent.
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha. Lunch in Arusha.