6 Day safari
Day 1: Tarangire National Park
Early in the morning after getting breakfast the journey from Moshi to Tarangire National Park will start. Only two and half hours or so's drive out from the city of Arusha, this is arguably one of East Africa's last discovered jewels and is well worth including in a visit up here. Often dubbed as the main reason to come here, the vast elephant herds that wander in and out of the park throughout the year are to be seen to be believed. This is not, however, the only reason to come here with both lesser and great Kudu to be seen, plentiful lion, leopard and cheetah, as well as a variety of interesting habitats.
Day 2: Serengeti National Park (Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park).
In the morning our after getting a breakfast and relax for a bit, a journey to Serengeti National Park will begin. Serengeti is one of those very rare places that has a huge reputation, yet still somehow manages to surpass expectations and take your breath away. Surrounded by remarkable tribes such as the Masai and Hadzabe, this wider area is also fascinating from a cultural perspective. In a nutshell, the Serengeti is the mother of all safari parks and the most celebrated wildlife reserve in the world.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
In this day you will explore Serengeti National Park. Our tour guides will take you to see huge herds of wildebeest and zebra move in a clockwise direction around the vast plains, searching for fresh grazing grounds. Witnessing the migration in the Serengeti is really as good as it gets in terms of your Tanzania Safari. The Serengeti is one of the very few places in Africa where the game viewing is outstanding at any time of year. April and May see the heaviest rains but even then, the game viewing remains outstanding while the lodges are ridiculously good value and the park is quiet. We believe the very best times of year to be in the park are from January to March, when the herds of the Great Migration are calving, and from the middle of July all the way to the middle of November, when the herds are crossing the Mara river to or from Kenya.
Day 4: Ngorongoro crater (Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro crater).
In this day you will have an opportunity of witnessing few wonders of Serengeti before heading to Ngorongoro crater. The world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and home to the highest density of big game in Africa, including all the big five and plenty of predators. The Ngorongoro is justifiably one of the continent's most famous safari destinations.
Day 5: Ngorongoro crater. (Ngorongoro crater to Lake Manyara National Park).
Early in the morning you will have an opportunity to view different wild life. Today, the volcano is a Mecca for those looking to witness a whole host of animals and to take in “that” view. The crater floor itself, with its flat expanse and fertile soil, has become the year round home for many of Africa’s largest animals such as the black rhino, black manned lion (the blacker the mane the older and more virile the lion) and the continent’s densest population of spotted hyena….to name but a few. After half a day of extensive game viewing and a lunch at a picnic spot, you will leave the crater and travel back to Moshi.
Day 6: Lake Manyara
The final stop of this tour package will be a small Lake Manyara National Park, which is famous for its elephant, huge number of baboons and due to its varied landscape has an impressive range of other game including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik and impala. This small park is also home to over 400 species of birds, including flamingos, pelicans, storks and cormorants. After an extensive game drive through the park, you will leave the cascades of flamingos behind and head back to Moshi, where you will arrive in the evening.
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