6 Days / 5 Nights Budget Safari
Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
1090$ per person, small group (4-7 people)
1590$ per person, private safari (2-3 people)
Day 1 Arusha - Tarangire
You will be picked up in Arusha and driven to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy a game drive through the park with a picnic lunch. This park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of the Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, elands and Oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of rain when they migrate again to good grazing areas. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. In the late afternoon you will go to Tarangire Public Campsite. Lunch and dinner included.
Day 2 Lake Manyara
After breakfast you will drive to Lake Manyara. Have a game drive in the park with a picnic lunch. When you approach it from the east, the Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive backdrop to the lake. In the tall trees of the ground water forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, and on the escarpment, elephants stand in the shade. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others. Later you will drive to Panorama Inn in Karatu for your dinner and overnight. 3 meals included.
Day 3 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you will head off to Serengeti National Park. This is undoubtably Tanzania's most famous park. Great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant's gazelle are resident at any time of the year. Lions and leopards easily seen. You will enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the amazing Serengeti. Later in the evening you will drive to your dinner and overnight at Nguchiro Campsite or similar campsite. 3 meals are included.
Day 4 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you will venture into Serengeti’s wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earth’s largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the late evening you will go Nguchiro Campsite for your dinner and overnight. 3 meals included.
Day 5 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast head out for another game drive in the amazing Serengeti. You cannot see too much of the park. That's just the way it is! About 70 larger mammal and 500 bird species are found there. This high diversity is a function of diverse habitats, including riverine forests, swamps, kopjes, grasslands, and woodlands. Blue wildebeests, gazelles, zebras, and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region. Try to spot those lions or leopards! Dinner and overnight at Nguchiro Campsite. 3 meals included.
Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha
After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive inside the crater. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingoes and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. Later drive back to Arusha. Breakfast and lunch included.
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