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Itinerary: Lodge Safari - Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara

Lodge Safari - Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara

Best of the northern circuit with great opportunities to view the BIG 5. After long game drives, return to the luxury of your room with a private hot shower and flushing toilet. Bottled water provided in the rooms.

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Lodge Safari - Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara

Day 1. Nairobi-Arusha-Ngorongoro Crater
Arrival at Arusha either by Nairobi Arusha Shuttle bus or arrival from Kilimanjaro airport.12:00 Lunch at Arusha. Approximately 14:00hrs after lunch, proceed to The Ngorongoro Crater to arrive for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 2. Ngorongoro Crater
08:00 After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro for a 1/2 day crater tour, taking picnic lunches with you. This visit will actually give you the highest chances of spotting the rare black rhino. The crater is 670 metres deep. The rest of the big five may be seen. Other species encountered include cheetah, grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, the common zebra, spotted hyena and wildebeest. Flamingos may also be seen on the crater lake. In between tracking game, you will have a break for lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. In the evening ascend up and out of the crater to spend the night at Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Wildlife Lodge.

Day 3. Ngorongoro Crater-Serengeti
08:00 after breakfast, depart the Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the Serengeti National Park via the pre-historic site at Olduvai Gorge. The gorge museum has great wealth of the remains of various flora and fauna from the early man era. 12:00hrs lunch at the Seronera Lodge in Serengeti. Proceed to the Serengeti for an afternoon game drive 15:00 early evening game drive in Serengeti Park with lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at the Wildlife Seronera Lodge or similar

Day 4. Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game drive still in Serengeti Park. The term ‘Serengeti’ mean ‘endless plains’ in Masai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like lion, leopard, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene off the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra, which occurs between the Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara. Eagles, flamingo, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, heron, kite, pelican, crane and guinea fowl are among the birds that can be seen in the park. Meals and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5. Serengeti-Lake Manyara
08:00 Depart for Lake Manyara. Lunch at the Lodge/Lake Manyara Hotel.15:00 hrs late evening/ early evening game drive in Manyara Park. Tree-climbing lions are the major attraction in this park. The park is small in size but the terrain is diverse. The vegetation comprises of groundwater forest, open grassland, swamp and acacia woodland with giant mahogany and fig trees. The park is home to a wide variety of mammals and birds. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Hotel.

Day 6. LakeManyara-Arusha
08:00 Drive back to Arusha after a pre breakfast game drive. arrive for lunch at Arusha, Novotel.

Please note that we also upgrade on request to high end accommodations at extra cost. Tailor made requests also are handled professionally by our qualified front office team.

Price Includes:
Transport in our comfortable safari vans with open hatch roofs, VHF radio
All Game Park entrance fees
Accommodation on full board basis whilst on safari
Buffet meals with international cuisines
Exceptional services of our professional fluent English speaking driver cum guide
Game drives in the parks as mentioned above
Meet and greet services throughout your trip

Price Excludes:
International Flights
Visas
Items of a personal nature
Tips/gratuities

Note:
We can organise transfers from Nairobi if required and accommodation on your first and last nights.
You can combine this safari with a Kenya Safari, Kilimanjaro climb, Zanzibar beach holiday etc...

We also specialise organizing safaris for large incentive groups at special rates

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