This is a short wildlife safari .Tarangire has the largest concentration of wildlife mainly in dry seasons eg August and May, there are over 300 species of birds recorded. Then proceed to the scenic Ngorongoro and tree climbing lions in L. Manyara.
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Distance: 190 km (4 hrs.). Pick up from your hotel in Arusha Town. Drive to the crater with unique views of the high altitude rain forest surrounding the ring. Lunch at your lodge. Afternoon descend to the crater for game viewing. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge built into the rim of a dormant volcano. The plant and ivy-covered native stone blends perfectly with the surroundings. Guest rooms have private terraces with views of the crater floor where countless animals make their home. Lunch at the lodge and afternoon you will have crater tour. This collapsed caldera is 610 meters deep and has a floor 18 km wide. Views from the rim of the crater are spectacular. The crater has become a unique conservation area where Lion, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo roam in perfect safety. Dinner and overnight at Crater Forest Tented Camp, L,D.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Full day spent in Ngorongoro Crater with a crater tour session for game viewing on the crater floor of one of Africa s true wonders of nature, home of rhino. Dinner and overnight a Crater Forest Tented Camp, B,L,D.
Day 3: Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara, Tanzania
Distance: 60 km (1 hr. 30 min.). After breakfast depart to Manyara. Lunch and afternoon game drive in this superb scenic park set around Lake Manyara, most famous for the tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Marvel at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal, pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment, elephants stand in the shade of the baobab; and in the acacia woodland, lions lie draped along the branches of the umbrella trees. Dinner & overnight at Migunga Tented Camp, B, L,D.
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha
Distance: 130 km (2 hrs. 30 min.). After breakfast drive back to Arusha for drop off at your hotel or combine this trip with our Zanzibar Holiday, B.