Safari to Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater - 7 Days

White Colobus Monkey

Program Highlights

Duration:  7 Days
Category:  Wildlife Safaris
Destinations:   Arusha National Park, Manyara, Ngorongoro , Olduvai Gorge, Engaruka , Lake Natron and Oldoinyo Lengai
Major Attractions:

  • Collobus Monkey and Lake Momella in Arusha National Park
  • Be able to see huge group of flamingoes in Manyara and Ngorongoro
  • Big five in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lion climbing tree in Manyara
  • The site where Ancient first human being skull was found in Olduvai Gorge
  • Oldest Irrigation Systems,graves and maasai culture in Engaruka Ruins
  • Flamingoes and herds of zebra in Lake Natron
  • Active Volcanic Mountain the Ol doinyo Lengai

Tour Guides Language:

  • English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • For other languages please send a special request prior to your safari -additional fee may apply.

Start in: Arusha/Moshi
End in: Arusha
Recommended Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with UV radiation filtering etc.

Additional note:

  • This is a safari program covering some of Northern Circuit Destination whereby you will need armed ranger for any walking safari in these destination

Itinerary Description

Day 0: Arrival, Tour Briefing and Resting

  • You will be picked up from the airport in Moshi (Kilimanjaro International Airport) and be transferred to the booked hotel in Arusha
  • Get the safari general briefing from the prepared safari consultant/guide
  • Dinner and overnight at the booked hotel in Arusha

Day 1: Drive to Arusha National Park for a game drive

  • Drive from Arusha City to Arusha National Park for a game drive
  • Arrive in Arusha National Park for a good time for lunch
  • Break for a while to have lunch in the park
  • After lunch continue with an afternoon game drive until evening
  • In the evening drive to your booked hotel/lodge in Arusha City

 Day 2: Drive from Arusha to Manyara for a game drive

  • Drive from Arusha to Manyara National Park for a game drive
  • Arrive in Manyara for a good time for lunch
  • Break for a while to have lunch in the park
  • After lunch continue with an afternoon game drive until evening
  • In the evening drive to your booked hotel/lodge which are found within the park for dinner and overnight stay there

Day 3: Drive from Manyara to Ngorongoro for a game drive

  • Drive to Ngorongoro for a game drive and bird watching
  • Arrive in Ngorongoro for a good time for lunch
  • Break for a while to have lunch in the park
  • After lunch continue with an afternoon game drive until evening
  • In the evening drive to your booked hotel/lodge which are found within the park for dinner and overnight stay there

Day 4: Drive from Ngorongoro to Olduvai Gorge

  • Have an early breakfast and afterward drive to the Olduvai Gorge
  • Olduvai Gorge is an archaeological site where Dr Leakey and Mary Leakey discovered the fossil of the skull of the ancient early human being
  • Contuning with game viewing enroute, and break for a while in the afternoon to have lunch
  • Late afternoon drive to Mto Wa Mbu for dinner and overnight stay there

Day 5: Drive to Ancient Engaruka Ruins and Culture Tour

  • After an early breakfast drive to Engaruka Ancient Place to see the Oldest Irrigation System and graves
  • Break for a while to have lunch in Engaruka in the afternoon
  • After lunch also have a visit to Maasai Bomas for culture Tour
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at camping at Engaruka village

Day 6: Drive to Lake Natron for a tour

  • Have an early breakfast and afterward drive to the Lake Natron for bird watching: large flocks of flamingos, herds of zebra, wildebeest and gazelle are found in this area
  • Break for a while in the afternoon for a picnic lunch
  • After lunch continue with the tour until evening
  • Briefings on the tomorrow Oldoinyo Lengai’s climb will be given at the camp after dinner. Campsite for overnight stay will be near Ol doinyo Lengai

Day 7: Climbing Ol doinyo Lengai and then drive to Arusha City

  • Early Morning (probably 3 am) take light breakfast at the camp; at 4 am or earlier start the trail. It is a long and steep climbing of the active volcanic mountain in Africa that could take from 6 to 8 hours.
  • The amazing views of the small crater, the lava that is flowing over the edge and the Rift Valley are spectacular; at a clear day light the Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru are all visible
  • Descend to the Campsite for lunch and drive back to Arusha
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked hotel in Arusha

Price Include:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Price Exclude:

  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel after your trip concludes.

Tour Code: NSBS6263

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