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Serengeti Safari - 5 Days

This safari will take you to Arusha National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Lions in the Serengeti National Park

Monkey in lake Manyara National Park
Join the program to safari in Serengeti, one of the best parks to witness roaming pride of lions, mammoth elephants, thousands of wilder beasts and many wild animals. This five day safari will also take you to Arusha, Laka Manyara and the Ngorongoro. It’s packed with safaris where you’ll also encounter spectacular Great Rift Valley and a naturally occurring phenomena known as a soda-lake.

Detailed Itinerary
Day One: Arrive Arusha
Arrive Arusha, meet trip leader, and get ready for safari
Overnight Accommodations: None
Meals Included: None

Day Two: Arusha- Arusha National Park
Begin your Tanzanian adventure and set out from the city of Arusha for Arusha National Park . Within this nearby park, trek through magnificent forest filled with black and white Colobus monkeys, zebras and African buffalo. In the afternoon, journey to Lake Manyara National Park .
Overnight Accommodations: Shared Camping
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

Day Three: Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park
From Lake Manyara to the Serengeti National Park, enjoy numerous game-viewing opportunities with various species of birds viewable along the way. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, described by famed author Ernest Hemingway as "the loveliest I had seen in Africa ." The short, hard-hitting game-viewing experience contained within this area provides a little taste of Tanzania 's large variety of wildlife.

With lush groundwater likened to that of a jungle, this area supports an abundance of wildlife - blue monkey, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo and over 400 species of birds! In addition to the variety of wildlife, the landscape offers picturesque views such as forests, grassy floodplains stretching east, an alkaline lake, and the dramatic, volcanic peaks of Maasai Steppes.
Overnight Accommodations: Shared Camping
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Four: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Embark of a full day's safari with the exciting opportunity to full experience the Serengeti from the awesome perspective provided within the Seronera - the epicenter of the Serengeti. The "crown jewel" of Tanzania's protected areas, the Serengeti makes up some 14% of the country's total land area. It the massive migration of over a million wildebeest, along with approximately 200,000 zebra within its confines, that makes the Serengeti most famous.

Flowing from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains in October and November, a massive population of wildlife then moves west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. This ancient occurrence is so imbedded in the instinct of these animals that nothing prevents this massive migration - no drought, cliff or crocodile-populated river serves as a hazard. The shifting seasons contained within the Serengeti offer various climates for an impressive catalogue of wildlife, including gazelles, zebras, cheetahs, wild dogs, leopards, and over a million wildebeests. After experiencing all the wonderment this amazing park has to offer, set out for the Ngorongoro Crater.
Overnight Accommodations: Shared Camping
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Five: Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Arusha
Start the day off with a descent into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of exploration within the high-reaching confines of this very unique area. Deemed the "eighth wonder of the world's greatest natural spectacle," the Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts a combination of swirling landscapes, various wildlife, wonderful people and beyond ancient archaeology unsurpassed by any other location in Africa ,The volcanoes, grassland, waterfalls and forested mountains are home to an abundance of animals - lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes as well as a prismatic catalog of hundreds of bird specimens. This area's magical setting and abundance of wildlife have fascinated visitors for years. Cap of your day with a journey back to the city of Arusha .
Overnight Accommodations: None
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
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The famous Ngorongoro Crater

Arrival: Nairobi (Kenya) or Arusha (Tanzania)
Departure: Nairobi (Kenya) or Arusha (Tanzania)
Trip Duration: 5 Days
Trip Leader: Driver and Guide
Accommodations: shared camping (3 nights)
Transportation: 4-Wheel-Drive Vehicle or Van
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