Day 0 Arrival day
Please let us know if you will need transfer & accommodation in Arusha before & after safari to be included in your package. Our safari manager will meet you at your lodge/hotel in Arusha a day before or in the morning for short safari briefing.
Day 1: Arusha- Tarangire National Park
Distance: 120 km
Non – game viewing drive: 2 – 3 hrs.
After breakfast we pick you up from your lodge in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive is along Arusha town so any last-minute purchase can be done on the way. Tarangire National Park is known for its large elephant population & giant baobab trees. 6000 elephants, 2,500 wildebeest & 3,000 zebras were recorded in this park. This huge population of ungulates are moves around Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem.
Tarangire River & Lake Burunge dam is the permanent source of water in the entire park serving the larger number of wildlife especially during the dry season. You may expect to spot lion, leopard hyena, jackals, cheetahs, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, Zebras & the three rare species of Great kudu, Oryx & the Ash stalling. Bird life is abundant in this park over 400 bird species were recorded here which includes ostrich, herons, cori bastard, secretary birds & lots of aquatic birds. Parked lunch will be served inside the park.
Later drive to Migombani Campsite close to Lake Manyara for overnight. All meals included.
Day 2: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Distance: 220 km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 2:30 hrs.
Early breakfast then departs for Ngorongoro crater, descend over 600 meters into the crater floor for game driver. Ngorongoro crater is referred by many as an 8th wonders of the world. Supported by yearly around water supply from the highlands and fodders, the Crater supports a larger number of wildlife which includes herds of wildebeest, buffalo, eland, zebra, warthog, hippo, African elephant and the rare black rhino. Another interesting part of this wildlife sanctuary is the dense population of predators like lion, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever-mysterious leopard that needs well trained eye to spot. During the game drive you will visit Lake Magadi the alkaline lake located on the southwest corner attracts a good number of flamingos, some hippos and other aquatic birds. Late afternoon drives back to Arusha for dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation in Arusha can be arranged upon request at extra cost).
End of the Safari.