FOUR DAYS - MANYARA
/ NGORONGORO / TARANGIRE RESERVE
Depart Nairobi 8.00am, arrive at Namanga border town at 10.00hrs.
After immigration formalities, drive to Arusha for lunch. Drive
to Lake Manyara National Park, famed for it's abundant bird
life, tree climbing lions and large herds of elephants, for
afternoon game viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara
hotel or campsite.
With picnic lunches, leave Manyara after breakfast for Ngorongoro
crater for full day game viewing (with lunch & breakfast
at Ngoitoktok springs). Ngorongoro crater is one of the wonders
of the world, so nicknamed by many visitors on their first time.
The Ngorongoro conservation area, 5,184 sq. kilometres has three
other small craters Oldeani, Olmoti and Empakaai to the north.
It also contains animal population on varied species. It was
once an active volcanic mountain which, with tremendous force,
blew and folded to form a caldera. Return later in the afternoon
to Ngorongoro wildlife lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight
After breakfast, depart from Ngorongoro for Tarangire, arriving
in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing in Tarangire National
Park, one of the most beautiful parks in Tanzania with regard
to animal concentration and abundance. Big herds move down from
Ngorongoro, Manyara and surrounding game reserves to get water
and food as Tarangire is always full of vegetation. Dinner and
overnight stay at Tarangire Safari Lodge or campsite.
After breakfast, drive to Arusha via Mukuyuni village for shopping
of Makonde Carvings and other souvenirs. After lunch in Arusha
drive to Nairobi via Namanga border town, arriving early evening.