Birding, Lions and Big Five Safari to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater - Africa Point
Birding, Lions and Big Five Safari to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
Birding, Lions and Big Five Safari to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater
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Birding, Lions and Big Five Safari to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater

Highlights

  • The tour offers a chance to see the Big Five: leopard, lion, rhino, elephant and buffalo
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing within Ngorongoro Crater which is regarded as a natural wonder of the world and has been declared a World Heritage Site
  • Lake Manyara Park is famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions that inhabit the woodland

What to see:

BuffaloLionRhinoElephantWildebeestLeopardZebraHippoImpala
4 Days
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Day-by-Day Programme


In the four days you will cover two parks, You will start out the tour at Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for its “tree-climbing” lions. The variety of habitats is equivalent to its exceptional scenery which will amaze you.

Then proceed to Ngorongoro Crater, which supports all year round variety of wildlife. It is regarded as a natural wonder of the world and has been declared a World Heritage Site. On the crater floor, the grassland blends very well into swamps, lakes, rivers, woodland and mountains –all a haven for wildlife, including the greatest predator population in Africa. You will have no trouble spotting the rhino, lion, elephant, buffalo and other species of plain animals- wildebeest, zebra, reed buck, Thompson gazelle. It is an attraction in its own right and is one of the wonders of the natural world.

 

 

 

Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

The tour commences with Lunch at Impala Hotel in Arusha. After lunch depart to Lake Manyara National Park.

Dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Lodge.

 

 

Day 2: Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Lunch at the lodge. Then drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Lake Manyara National Park, covers 330 sq. km, 70% of which is occupied by the lake. The variety of habitats parallels its exceptional scenery. The varied ecosystem consists of ground water forests, acacia woodland and open grassland along the lakeshore and sustains a wealth of wildlife, including the Big Five -leopard, lion, rhino, elephant and buffalo. The park is famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions that inhabit the woodland between the lake and the Rift Valley. most amazingly large pods of hippos congregate at the rivers emerging into the lake, and the birdlife is plentiful

Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

 

 

Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast, collect picnic lunches and depart for Ngorongoro crater. Descend 600m to the floor of the crater for half day tour. Covering 260 sq. km, you will explore the forest areas where you will spot, buffalo, lion, rhino, elephant and many species of plain animals - wildebeest, zebra, Thompson gazelle. Here you will understand why the crater is an attraction in its own right and is one of the wonders of the natural world.

Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

 

 

Day 4: Ngorongoro – Arusha

Today you will depart for an early morning game drive in the Park. After the game drive return to the lodge for breakfast and thereafter check out and drive to Arusha to arrive for lunch at Impala Hotel. Transfer to your hotel or Airport to catch your onward flight.

 

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Notes

April & December rates do not include Easter and Christmas and New Year Supplement

 

Includes

  • Arrival and departure lunch at Impala Hotel, Arusha
  • Park entrance fee at Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara
  • Crater tour as per the Itinerary
  • Full board accommodation 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

Excludes

  • Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • International flight to/from Tanzania
  • Entry Visa to Tanzania
  • Tips to waiters, porters and drivers
  • Travel Insurance cover - Can be arranged on request
  • Holiday supplements for Christmas/New Year/Easter period

 

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