6 Days Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara Budget Tour

(Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park 6 Days Tour Package.)

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

Pick up from residence/hotel in Arusha and depart for Tarangire National Park, picnic lunch and game drive in Tarangire National Park.

Tarangire National Park covers an area of 2,600 sq km and was established in 1970. The park has numerous baobab trees that will primarily catch your attention. The Park derived its name from the Tarangire River that rises in the highlands of Central Tanzania and winds its way through the game sanctuary. The river beguilingly lures the herds of plains migrants from the desiccated surrounding area to its shrunken – but permanent – blackish waters during the dry season. The animals come by thousands from as far north as the shores of Lake Natron to the bank of this river, significantly swelling the resident population with wildebeest, zebra, and eland, elephant, hartebeest, buffalo and fringe-eared Oryx. During the dry season, the Tarangire pools are clotted with thirsty migrants, and the elephants begin to dig for underground streams in the dry riverbed. Tarangire National Park is said to have the highest recorded number of breeding bird species for any habitat in the world.

Dinner and overnight, Wild Palm Campsite.

Day 2: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park, en-route game drive, picnic lunch and afternoon a short game drive in Serengeti National Park,

Dinner and overnight, Seronera Campsite.

DSC09364Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast full day in Serengeti National Park (early morning, mid and afternoon game drives),

The Serengeti is probably the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world. Within its 15,000 sq km area it hosts 3 million large mammals. More than 35 species of plain animals- zebra, wildebeest, eland, giraffe, and others are found here. And so for the big five: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino.

The park is the stagings zone for one the most spectacular events in the natural world- the annual migration of wildebeest. This commences around June when over 1 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle head for the Maasai Mara in Kenya in search of pasture. They are followed closely by the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. The Serengeti also has over 500 species of birds.

All meals and overnight, Seronera Campsite.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park, brunch and depart for Ngorongoro Crater Rim, en-route game drive,

Covering 260 sq. km, the crater is a great wildlife attraction. You will have no trouble spotting Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and many species of plains animals -Wildebeest, Zebra, Reedbuck, Thompson gazelle and many more.

Dinner and overnight Simba Campsite.

Day 5: Lake Manyara

Early breakfast descend to the Crater floor for game drive, lunch at hippo pool picnic site, ascend to the rim and depart for Lake Manyara,

The park covers 330 sq. km, 70% of which is occupied by the lake. Its varied ecosystem consists of ground water forests, acacia woodland, open savannah grassland along the lakeshores and sustains a wealth of wildlife, including the Big Five -Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Buffalo.

Dinner and overnight, Twiga Campsite.

Day 6: Lake Manyara – Arusha

After breakfast game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, picnic lunch and mid afternoon departure for Arusha

End of safari

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Package Includes:

Park entrance fee at, Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara

All meals on safari

Service of an English speaking driver guide

Transport based on a 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing

Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

Game drives as per the Itinerary

Any applicable taxes

Package Excludes:

Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

International flight

Departure tax

Tips to porters and drivers