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Tanzania Wildlife Safari: 5 Days

Tanzania Wildlife Safari: 5 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 10 - 50 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 400 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 600 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi - Lake Manyara.

On arrival, you will be met by our customer service at the Airport (early morning flight) and later transferred to Namanga boarder town, where you will go under migration formalities and exchange of the vehicle and proceed to Arusha or ( assisted to board a Shuttle for Arusha). On arrival at Arusha you will be met and transferred to Impala Hotel for your lunch.

Soon after lunch you will depart to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park is beautiful small park known for it's lush vegetation and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees, elephants, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and variety of entelope inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippo's. The park is also home to many species of birds and one of the few places you will be able to see the comical ground hornbill.

With game drive en-route you will check-in at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Standing high on the bluff of a dramatic ochre and terracotta streaked cliff above the flamingo-frosted expanse of Lake Manyara's gleaming alkaline waters, the lodge commands panoramic views across the volcano-studded floor of the Great Rift Valley. Designed to reflect the brilliance of Lake Manyara's unique birdlife, the lodge draws on an inspirational architectural motif that melds swooping avian curves with the gentle concentric patterns of traditional Maasai Bomas (encampments) whilst the vibrantly colored frescoes lining walls are designed to depict the colorful intricacy of bird migratory patterns.The ambiance of the lodge is a fusion of lakeside tranquility, towering volcanic splendor and adventure-packed sporting activity. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 2: Lake Manyara - Serengeti.

Soon after breakfast, proceed with your safari to Serengeti National Park via the famous "Olduvia Gorge" where Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey made their discovery of the early man. After visiting the small museum and attending a short lecture describing the archaeological digs and geology of the gorge, continue with your safari to the vast Serengeti plain with game drive en-route which covers an area of over 14,763 sq kms. The park is inhabited by more than 3 million mammals, including lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, buffalo, gazelles, antelope, giraffe, hyena, and all of the little animals e.g rock hyrax, bat eared foxes etc. You will have two extensive game drives today in this fabulous park and you gona need many films.

You will check in at Serengeti Sopa Lodge looking over the seemingly endless Serengeti Plains, the Serengeti Sopa Lodge is a tranquil oasis set in over 14,000 square kilometers. The Serengeti Sopa Lodge was opened in 1992; the lodge can accommodate 170 guests in 79 suites, each room having wall-to-wall carpeting, a private lounge with a mini bar, a bedroom with two queen size beds and ample room for a third, an en-suite bathroom with shaver sockets and a hair dryer, and a private verandah which offers stunning views over the plains of Serengeti. Dinner and overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Serengeti - Ngorongoro.

This morning we will have a half-day game drive at the famous Serengeti plains and lunch before proceeding with your safari to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, a collapsed volcano, with walls 2,000ft high and a 102sq mile floor, containing a complete eco-system with rolling plains, forest, swamps and river and a lake-complete with flamingos. You will descend into this eighth wonder of the world for some game viewing in this spectacular conservation area.

You will check-in at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge late afternoon. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge opened in 1992, is an all-suite lodge having 96 suites most enjoying magnificent views into the Crater. Each suite is fully carpeted and heated by oil fired central heating radiators in the winter months. The spacious bedrooms contain two queen sized beds with deep sprung mattresses to ensure a comfortable nights rest. The fully tiled bathrooms are equipped to a high standard with bath, shower, WC, bidet, wash hand basin, hair dryer and shaver socket. Each suite has a solarium with comfortable rocking chairs, the perfect place to relax. A small private lounge with writing desk provides extra privacy to each suite and mini bars are available on request. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Includes: (L), (D).

Day 4: Ngorongoro - Tarangire.

After breakfast at your lodge, we depart for the scenic Tarangire National Park, Tanzania third largest park. Here you will find a geologic landscape as diverse as the wildlife, with nine distinct vegetation zones ranging from grassland to woodland, from deep gully vegetation to scattered rocky hilltops. See the distinctive bulbous baobab trees and the dramatic vistas of the Tarangire River. The river attracts an abundance of wildlife, from elephant, loin, cheetah and buffalo to a variety of colorful birds.

You will check-in at Tarangire Sopa Lodge for lunch opened in 1995, the lodge can accommodate 160 guests in 75 suites, each enjoying wall-to-wall carpeting, a private lounge with a mini bar, a bedroom with two queen size beds and ample room for a third, an en-suite bathroom with shaver sockets and a hair dryer, and a private verandah which offers stunning views over the baobab studded landscape. Enjoy an after game drive diner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Tarangire - Arusha - Nairobi.

Ejoy early morning games drive and later you will depart for Arusha, arriving in time for lunch at Impala Hotel. Soon after lunch you will be transferred to Namanga, exchange of vehicles and proceed to Nairobi or (assisted to board the afternoon Shuttle to Nairobi) arriving at 6:30pm. (You can be dropped at the Airport or your hotel). Includes: (B), (L).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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