Mto Wa Mbu, Arushu
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5 Days Budget camping Safari

5 Days Budget camping Safari

Day 1 Tarangire National Park You will get picked from your hotel/accommodation at 7:30 am and get introduced to your guide afterwards you will begin your journey heading to Tarangire National Park(1hr 45 min drive). The park is popular for its assorted scenery. The park is well known for the overflow of ancient baobab trees and having the biggest herds of elephant in the entire nation. You will do a game drive through the park area in search of cheetahs, lions, giraffes, zebra. Later on we will go to Tarangire picnic site for lunch and enjoy the wonderful view overlooking the Tarangire River and animals around it. While having your lunch you will have close encounter from small monkeys and birds. After lunch you will continue with the game drive and later on exit the park and drive to Fig tree Lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 2 Serengeti National park We’ll head out for the Serengeti after breakfast. You will travel a lengthy, bumpy road for roughly 4-5 hours while enjoying an amazing wildlife on the way up the crater highlands into the enormous Serengeti plains. We’ll make a stop for a picnic lunch before entering the park for an afternoon drive. We’ll head to Seronera campsite for dinner and overnight. Day 3 Serengeti National Park You start your day early by getting up before day break to set out on a sunrise game drive. Witness the morning sun, light up the savannah while hunters like leopards and lions take on their morning hunt. In the afternoon you will have your lunch before exiting the park and proceed to Ngorongoro Crater where you will have dinner and spend the night at Simba Camp site. Day 4 Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast you will descend to the Ngorongoro crater, considered to be one of the eight wonders of the world. Home to over 120 animal species including the legendary Big five, Ngorongoro crater is one the best safari destination in the world. It is one the parks you can see the endangered black Rhino, as well as a spot to witness enormous quantities of hippopotamus. From the solace of your open-top vehicle you will have an opportunity to spot countless other animals like lions, leopards, jackals, hyenas, wildebeest, zebras, Elephants and cape buffalos. After exploring the crater you will head to the hippo pool and have your lunch, then afterwards continue with the game drive and later ascend the crater to begin your drive to Fig Tree Lodge where you will have your dinner and overnight Day 5 Lake Manyara National Park The park is just close to Mto wa mbu town, so after breakfast you will have a short drive to the parks gate. Lake Manyara is famous for its tree-climbing lions, besides being relatively small the park has diverse animals. It is also a birdwatchers paradise, with a huge variety of bird species from flamingos, several birds of prey to the colourful-breasted roller. You’ll then begin your journey back to your accommodation in Arusha or head to the Airport if you have a flight to catch.

Arusha: Lake Manyara National Park Day Trip with Lunch

Arusha: Lake Manyara National Park Day Trip with Lunch

Enjoy a spectacular one-day trip to Lake Manyara, an alkaline lake and home to the endangered tilapia (Oreochromis amphimelas). The Lake Manyara National Park area is a narrow strip running between the Gregory Rift wall to the west and Lake Manyara, to the east. The national park only includes the northwest quadrant of the lake, about 200 km2, wildlife-viewing and an opportunity to learn about the everyday lives of Tanzanian villagers. On the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park is small, but it's diverse eco-systems pack in a huge variety of animal and bird life. It is rightly famous for its tree-climbing lions, but also for its boisterous baboons! A riot of color is provided by the bird life here and your day trip also includes a village tour of Mto wa Mbu. Set amidst phenomenal landscape, you search out the wildlife on the plains and in the acacia woodlands, not forgetting the shores of the shallow alkaline lake itself. Although this is a small park, with much of it underwater, it is a varied environment with characteristic fig and mahogany trees prevalent here. You might spot Lake Manyara's renowned tree-climbing lions, but you could easily find elephant, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe, plus many other species. A splash of color will be added by the pink-hued flamingos, one of 400 bird species recorded here. Also present are spoonbills, stilts, egrets, pelicans, cormorants and yellow-billed storks.

Best of Tanzania, 6 Days Private Lodge Safari

Best of Tanzania, 6 Days Private Lodge Safari

Day 1 - Lake Manyara National Park In the morning you will make your way to the Lake Manyara National Park. This small park stretches along the 600 m high Rift Valley Escarpment and is dominated by the shallow and alkaline Lake Manyara. It is here where thousands of flamingos seem to colour the shallow waters pink. Many water birds gather at the lake and more than 400 bird species are found in the park. From the open-roofed safari vehicle you will appreciate the diverse vegetation that provides a habitat for many animals including monkeys in the forest, giraffes and antelopes on the grasslands and elephants amongst acacia trees. If you are very lucky you might also see the Manyara lions lounging in the trees. In the late afternoon, you will leave the park and head to Mto wa Mbu, where you will spend the night on a campsite. Day 2 - Serengeti National Park Exploring the vast, diverse landscapes of Serengeti National Park on this day of your Tanzania camping safari promises an incredible experience. From the plains to the kopjes, the plethora of habitats offers ample opportunities to observe predators like lions in their natural environment. Witnessing the famous animal migration, determined by the seasonal rains, adds an element of wonder to the adventure. With an experienced guide leading the way, your night at the campsite in central Serengeti is sure to be filled with thrilling wildlife encounters and unforgettable memories. Day 3 - Serengeti National Park This day involves an early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park, where you can witness the interactions between wildebeests, zebras, and predators like lions, leopards, and cheetahs. After breakfast, the journey continues towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area to reach the crater rim in the afternoon, offering breathtaking views of the collapsed volcano. Spending the night on the crater's edge allows for mesmerizing sunset views over the crater, completing a day filled with wildlife sightings and natural wonders. Day 4 - Ngorongoro Crater This day of the safari adventure takes us on a drive into Ngorongoro Crater, where the landscape shifts from forests to savannahs. The excitement of potentially spotting the "Big Five" and other wildlife like warthogs and zebras makes for an unforgettable morning of game viewing. The day concludes with a picnic lunch before departing the crater and returning to Arusha by early evening.

5 Day Safari Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara Join

5 Day Safari Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara Join

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park Begin your adventure with a pick-up from your hotel in Arusha and head to Tarangire National Park after breakfast. Tarangire is the third largest national park in Tanzania and is known throughout the world for its dense population of herbivores and large herds of elephants. The national park's lifeblood is the Tarangire River, which bisects the park. The river is also where many animals, both predators and prey, gather around. This provides for an excellent game-viewing opportunity to all the travelers. Once you are done with the day-long safari, head to Mto wa Mbu public campsite for a shower, dinner, and overnight stay. Enjoy a full-board meal. Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park After breakfast 9;00AM, we drive to Serengeti National Park through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It takes 4 to 5 hours to reach Serengeti. You also have the option to visit the Olduvai Gorge en route (At own extra cost). Serengeti is Tanzania’s most famous and largest national park as well as one of the most spectacular conservation areas in the world. The endless plains of the park cover some 14,763 square kilometers and include large plains, short-grass plains, kopjes and lakes. Enjoy the game drive viewing en route. Evening your dinner and overnight stay will be served on the heart of Serengeti Seronera Public Campsite. Day 3: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Wake up in the morning and breakfast at around 8:00 am. Do some game driving in Serengeti and afternoon after lunch, drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is the largest intact crater in the world, abundant with wildlife including elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, lions, leopards, and hyenas. Once you are done viewing the animals, arrive at Simba Public Campsite, for a shower, dinner, and overnight stay. Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Tour Start your day early. Carry a picnic lunch with you and head for the crater's floor at 07:00 am. The floor is teeming with wildlife as very few animals move in and out of its 2000ft-high walls. See lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, and many bird species. Visit the nook and cranny of the crater, where your driver/guide will take you after contacting other safari drivers in the area. Evening dinner and Overnight at Mto wa Mbu Public Campsite. Day 5; Lake Manyara park tour- Back Arusha Dropped off; A full day in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. Early sunrise game drive with picnic lunch boxes well packed. In the late afternoon, we will be drive back to Arusha City Dropped off.

Arusha: 4 Days Serengeti and Ngorongoro and Tarangire

Arusha: 4 Days Serengeti and Ngorongoro and Tarangire

Day 1 - Tarangire National Park After breakfast, you'll meet with one of our office representatives for a quick safari briefing. Then, you'll embark on a pleasant 2-hour drive to Tarangire National Park. During the journey, you'll enjoy picturesque views of grassy plains dotted with ancient baobab trees, traditional Maasai homes, and nomadic herders tending to their cattle. Meals: Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Ngedere Campsite Day 2 - Serengeti National Park After breakfast, we'll drive to the fertile crater highlands, where the Iraq people grow wheat, corn, and coffee. We'll pass by the Ngorongoro Crater on our way to the Serengeti National Park, arriving around midday. The park offers diverse landscapes, including grassy plains, savannah, bushes, wetlands, mountains, lakes, and unique rock formations called Kopjes, which are great spots for spotting predators. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Seronera Campsite Day 3 - Serengeti Park to Ngorongoro Area After breakfast, you'll head out for an early morning game drive from 08:00 to 14:30 with a packed lunch. After that, we'll continue our journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, enjoying more wildlife viewing along the way, and have dinner and stay overnight there. Meals: Breakfast, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodations: Simba Campsite Day 4 - Ngorongoro Crater game drive After an early breakfast, you'll descend more than 600 meters into the crater to see wildlife. At midday, you'll have lunch at the bottom of the crater. Ngorongoro is one of the 8th Wonders of the World, and the crater is a crucial sanctuary for various animals. You'll often spot large herds of elephants and the rare black rhinos. After lunch drive back to Arusha. Tour will be end, thank you my dear. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch NB: Airport transfers and accommodation for the last day is not included in the safari price so we can help you to organize for an extra money if you want it.

3 Days Big five safari to Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater

3 Days Big five safari to Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater

Day 1: Arusha to Serengeti National Park Start your adventure with an early morning departure from Arusha, ensuring all camping gear and supplies are packed. After a brief stop in Mto wa Mbu for last-minute supplies, continue the scenic drive towards Serengeti. Enjoy a picnic lunch en route within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Upon entering Serengeti National Park through the Naabi Hill Gate, embark on your first game drive, spotting the diverse wildlife that populates these iconic plains. By late afternoon, arrive at your designated campsite, set up camp, and relax as the sun sets over the Serengeti. Dinner will be served at the campsite, followed by an evening around the campfire, sharing stories and preparing for the night. Day 2: Serengeti national Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Begin the day with an early morning game drive, capitalizing on the best time to see predators in action. Return to the campsite for breakfast before breaking camp and packing up. Spend the late morning enjoying a final game drive as you make your way towards the Naabi Hill Gate. After a picnic lunch within the park, exit Serengeti and head towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at the crater rim in the afternoon, where you can take in the breathtaking views. Set up camp at the Simba Campsite and enjoy dinner, followed by a relaxing evening around the campfire, preparing for an early start the next day. Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha After an early breakfast, descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a morning game drive. This prime time allows you to witness the crater’s vibrant wildlife, including the chance to see hippos and the rare black rhino. Explore the crater floor before beginning the ascent back to the rim around midday. Enjoy a picnic lunch before starting the drive back to Arusha. Arrive in Arusha by late afternoon, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, concluding your memorable safari adventure.

From Zanzibar: 4-Day Safari Flight Tour Northern Circuit

From Zanzibar: 4-Day Safari Flight Tour Northern Circuit

Explore the Northern Circuit of Tanzania during your holiday in Zanzibar! Visit Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park, with time for relaxation! Stay overnight in a unique accommodation, located right next to Lake Manyara. Wake up early in the morning for your transfer to the airport of Zanzibar. From here you will fly to Arusha, once you have arrived our driver guide will be awaiting you to take you to Tarangire National Park, famous for its scenic baobab trees and having the largest population of elephants in northern Tanzania. Enjoy a full day game drive. Stay overnight in Africa Safari Lake Manyara, an accommodation located right next to Lake Manyara. Be amazed by its beautiful environment and the wildlife who are often seen grazing the grass on the campsite! Enjoy a relaxing day with time for optional activities. Examples are a guided bird watching tour, a zip-line adventure, a mountain bike riding tour through the village of Mto Wa Mbu and many more! Ask our reception staff for more information. You can of course also decide to spend the day relaxing at the swimming pool in Africa Safari Lake Manyara or book a massage at our spa. The following day, after enjoying your breakfast, you will enjoy a full day game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater where you will get the chance to see the Big 5. The Ngorongoro Crater is also referred to as the 8th World Wonder, which you will experience for yourself! Stay one more night in our Africa Safari Lake Manyara accommodation. On the last day, after breakfast, you will experience a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. This park is famous for its tree climbing lions! After the morning game drive our drive guide will bring you back to Arusha, from where you will catch your flight back to Zanzibar. Once you arrive our driver will be awaiting you to bring you back to your hotel.

7 Days Tanzania Budget Camping Safari

7 Days Tanzania Budget Camping Safari

On this camping safari, you will experience it all Ranging from fantastic wildlife to impressive landscapes and meeting the local people. Included Northern Circuit Park like the Serengeti National Park Ngorongoro Crater and the Tarangire Adding some purpose to the sense of adventure is the remote and off-road expedition to the stunning alkaline rich lake Natron. You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to Moshi town,or Arusha at your arranged hotel. You will meet your driver guide who will brief you on your upcoming safaris, then rest until the next day morning. Day 1:Tarangire National Park After picking you up in the morning, and a short briefing later on the safari, the Tarangire National Park. landscape of the park is marked by acacia woodlands, giant baobab trees, and rolling plains and includes in its fold, large herds of elephants and other animals that gather around the perennial source, the Tarangire river, and other seasonal swamps. dinner and overnight at migombani lodge and campsite Day 2:Lake Natron After breakfast, you will move out of the Tarangire National Park and drive to the village of Mto Wa Mbu. After spending some time in Mto wa mbu you will take a ride on the spectacular trails along the Rift Valley Escarpment while soaking in the sights of Ol Doinyo Lengai “the holy mountain” of the Masai. Your destination for the day is Masai village of Ngare Sero nestled in the hot and dusty Rift Valley. After a guided walk to the near nearby waterfall, you will return to Migombani campsite for dinner .and overnight Day 3: Serengeti National Park After an early start, you will travel inside plains of Serengeti by midday. its name from the Masai word “siringet”, mean “endless plains” the vast ocean of never-ending grassy plains is home to huge populations of mammals and is famed for the natural spectacle of million wildebeest on migration search of greener pastures. Dinner and overnight at seronera campsite Day 4 : Serengeti National Park Proceed to the central Serengeti for a full-day game drive in Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Into Wild Tented Lodge Full board. dinner and Overnight at Seronera Camp. Day 5:Ngorongoro Conservation Area This is another morning dedicated to game drives in the Serengeti with high chances of spotting some wildlife that you may have missed in the heat of the day. you will head out of Serengeti to the lush highlands of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Here you will camp at the edge of Ngorongoro Crater overlooking the world’s largest intact caldera dinner and overnight at simba campsite Day 6: Ngorongoro Carter - Mto Wa Abu You will be up at daybreak .making your way through the forested slopes which soon give way to savannah interspersed with the occasional acacia. The crater offers fascinating vistas in the diversity of habitat with nearly 30,000 animals Day 7:Moshi A leisurely breakfast later, you will be driven back to Moshi and dropped off at the airport.

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