From / To Nairobi (or drop off Arusha)
A 5 days, 4 nights tour of Lake Manyara, Serengeti , Ngorongoro crater .
A cross border safari departing from Nairobi Kenya and exploring the best of Tanzania national parks
Safari drives via the border town of Namanga where you complete immigration formalities and change to your 4 x 4 jeep transport.
Tour ccommodation is provided in optional economy, standard or luxury safari lodges & tented camps.
We request you to select your choice from provided options depending on your safari budget / adventure style.
- Mt. Kilimanjaro views,Masai plains and towns of Kenya & Tanzania during drive
- Lake Manyara national park
- Tree climbing lions and flamingoes of Lake Manyara
- Serengeti national park unlimited plains with hundreds of wildlife species
- Ngorongoro crater- close range of game viewing of one of the world’s largest calderas
- Cross-section of the local people and living styles.
- The “Olduvai Gorge” and the remains of pre-historic man.
Day 1: NAIROBI- ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA (360 kms, Appx. 6 hrs with stops)
0700am:Depart 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.
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI (215 kms, Appx. 4 hrs)
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
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: SERENGETI
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.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: SERENGETI NGORONGORO: (160km -3hrs)
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
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: SERENGETI - ARUSHA - NAIROBI (460 kms, Appx. 6 hrs with a lunch stop )
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
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.
Please select safari accommodation in economy,standard or luxury lodge option depending on safari budget / style
Lake Manyara National park:
Luxury accommodation : Manyara Serena lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Standard accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge , Kirurumu Tented Lodge
Economy Accommodation : Twiga Camp , Nsya Lodge / Camp
Luxury accommodation : Ngorongoro serena lodge Oldeani Mountain Lodge, Kitela Lodge
Standard accommodation : Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge , Ngorongoro farm house
Economy accommodation : Country Lodge , Bougainvillea Safari lodge
Serengeti Game Reserve
Luxury accommodation : Serengeti serena lodge, Mbuzi Mawe Camp Ole Serai Tented Camp , Kubukubu Lodge
Standard accommodatioon : Serengeti Sopa Lodge , Mbalageti Camp
Economy accommodation : Serengeti Katikati camp , Ikoma camp