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ENCOUNTER THE MAGNIFICENT SERENGETI <br>Lake Manyara – Serengeti – Ngorongoro safari – 5 day tour<br><small>Explore the Heart of Tanzania’s Parks Over 5 Days </small>
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ENCOUNTER THE MAGNIFICENT SERENGETI
Lake Manyara – Serengeti – Ngorongoro safari – 5 day tour
Explore the Heart of Tanzania’s Parks Over 5 Days

Daily Private Safari Tour

From / To Nairobi

Starts Nairobi/Ends Nairobi – We’ll pick you up from the airport or your hotel. Begin your safari in the comfort of a private pop-top    safari minivan. Then switch to your own 4 x 4 pop-top Land Cruiser Jeep in Tanzania.

You’ll see and feel the drama of this Tanzania safari and you’ll never forget the startling landforms and overwhelming wildlife in these parks. Lake Manyara’s elephants are a delight. Its unending sea of flamingos is breathless.

Millions of migrating animals, including the Big Five and other large predators, roam the vast Serengeti. The land here is timeless. You can touch a part of history at Olduvai Gorge, site of pre-historic man. Are you ready for the Serengeti?

Starting in Nairobi you’ll head out for Tanzania driving a scenic route through the Masai landscape. Weather permitting, you’ll enjoy views of snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro as you approach your border destination.

Your first stop, Lake Manyara National Park, is a gem with highlights such as tree climbing lions and great flocks of brilliant flamingos gathered along the lake. Although smaller in size, this park is amazingly dense with large animals. You can’t miss the many elephant, giraffe, zebra and wildebeest that inhabit this beautiful reserve.

Then we’re off to the great Serengeti and on the way make a must-see stop at Olduvai Gorge. It was at this site the earliest known human fossils were found. Indeed, walking the gorge you’ll experience the beginnings of humankind.

We move on to the seemingly endless expanse of Serengeti National Park. We’ll spend several days here at one of the premier wildlife watching spots in Africa, if not the world. The almost treeless grassland of the Serengeti plains reveals a vast display of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and impala, not to mention the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

Within the immense Serengeti lies the Ngorongoro Crater – a massive, intact volcanic caldera. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to tens of thousands of animals inhabiting the immense crater floor. We will descend to this rich expanse for a day of intense wildlife viewing. Then later, when you think you’ve seen everything, we’ll head back up the crater to witness stunning sunsets at the rim.

On our final day we’ll proceed to the town of Arusha and cross back into Kenya, traversing the Masai country on our way back to Nairobi.

All-Inclusive – Your 5-day Kenya/Tanzania safari includes park entrance fees, accommodations and meals. Natural World Safaris always offers a wide choice of accommodations. Depending on your budget and style choose from economy, comfort or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Your Guide. For your entire 5-day journey you’ll be guided, hosted and looked after by your own experienced driver/guide.

Transportation to the Kenya/Tanzania border will be in a private pop-top Safari minivan. You’ll switch to your own 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep in Tanzania.

Customize Your Holiday

If you’d like to customize your safari or have any special desires, please let us know. We’re here to make your safari wishes come true.


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Tour Highlights:

  • 1 night Lake Manyara National Park
    - Tree climbing lions
    - Varied landscape and wildlife
    - Over 300 migratory birds – flamingo & long-crested eagle
    - Rift Valley escarpment – dramatic landforms and spectacular backdrop to your visit
  • 2 nights Serengeti National Park
    - The great migration – vast herds of wildebeest & zebra moving on to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya
    - Famous for its dense and varied wildlife
    - The Big Five – largest population of lions in Africa
  • 1 Night at Ngorongoro Crater
    - World’s largest intact volcanic caldera
    - 8th Wonder of the World & UNESCO World Heritage Site
    - Dense concentration of easily accessible wildlife
    - Olduvai Gorge – site of pre-historic man
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro Views
    - Snowcapped Kilimanjaro
    - The broad Savannah plains of Kenya
    - Farmland, plantations and towns of Kenya & Tanzania
  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara. See vast wildlife herds and landforms below. An unforgettable experience. Please enquire with us. Cost: $420 per person.

Lake Manyara - Serengeti - Ngorongoro safari

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Collection
  • Lunch
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop Off

NAIROBI- ARUSHA – LAKE  MANYARA (370 kms, Appx. 6/7 hrs with stops)

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

0700am Depart from Nairobi and proceed on to  cross the  border and drive into Tanzania.

There shall be a stop for custom formalities at the Namanga border town.

The scenic drive is via Masai country,distinct climatic zones and social regions.

Lunch shall be at the  Arusha town of Tanzania.

Proceed to the Lake Manyara for game viewing in search of the famous tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos.

The Lake Manyara is scenic.

Overnight at Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.

LAKE MANYARA – SERENGETI (205 kms, Appx. 5/6 hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early wonderful sunrise views as you enjoy breakfast at your Lake  Manyara accommodation

Later depart for Serengeti via the Olduvai Gorge.

Here,we visit various sites of the Gorge to see where the remains of pre-historic man were discovered.

This is as we proceed to the vastness of the Serengeti plains with an afternoon of game viewing drives.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

SERENGETI 

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day shall be spent at the Serengeti on game viewing drives

The Serengeti game reserve is overwhelmingly large- the variety and concentration of game is awesome

Its regions are climatically varied

This we experience as we traverse the plains in search of the ‘BIG 5’

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

SERENGETI – NGORONGORO: (160km – approx. 3 hrs)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Depart Serengeti with picnic lunches and game viewing drives en-route

Descend (600M) into the floor of the Ngorongoro crater

It shall be almost a full day of awesome game viewing drives with picnic lunch break at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site

Game volume and concentration is left to your imagination

Later ascend to the crater rim for magnificent sunset views

Overnight at your Ngorongoro crater lodge

NGORONGORO- ARUSHA – NAIROBI (460 kms, Appx. 7 hrs with a lunch stop )

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

After breakfast –depart for Arusha

Proceed to Nairobi via the Namanga border town

Arrive Nairobi in the early evening

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel or Airport

What you could see Lake Manyara - Serengeti - Ngorongoro safari...

  • Lion
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest
  • Grand Gazelle
  • Oryx
  • Heartbeast
  • Cheetah
  • Leopard
  • Impala
  • Olduvai Gorge
  • Hippopotamus
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Flamingos at Lake Manyara
  • Tree Climbing Lions at Lake Manyara
  • Sunrise and Sunset views from the Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation

Safari accommodation options for each location

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price: All bottled drinks, items and services of a personal nature, tips & gratuities and visas.

Our Accreditations and Booking Security

Natural World Kenya safaris is Member No.A/440 - Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) bonding scheme. The scheme is insured to guarantee your holiday safari in the unlikely event that a bonded KATO member ceases operating.

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