You visit Lake Manyara National Park and then on to Ngorongoro Crater for 2 nights, with a full day Gamed rive in the crater. Lake Manyara National Park nestles at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and is two thirds water and one-third dry land. Forest opens up into woodlands, grasslands and swamps and beyond is the lake itself. The lake provides sanctuary to over 350 species of birds including flamingo, storks, pelican, sacred ibis, cormorants and Egyptian geese. Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken calderas in the world. Surrounded by very steep walls rising 610 metres from the crater floor this natural amphitheater is home to many species of game and birds.
Day 1: Arusha-Lake Manyara
Depart Arusha after lunch and drive to Lake Manyara National park. Time allowing you have a short game drive before dinner and overnight at your lodge-D
Day 2 Lake Manyara Ngorongoro
After breakfast, enjoy a game drive along the Lakeshores. Elephant are often found browsing on the vegetation in the spectacular ground water forest, home also to troops of baboons and blue monkeys, wildebeest, zebra and giraffes are seen on the open plains and large herds of hippo inhabit the lake. After lunch at the hotel you continue to Ngorongoro Crater for dinner and overnight at a lodge on the Crater rim. The views from your lodge into the Crater will be a lasting memory of your safari.
Day 3 Ngorongoro Crater
A full day's game viewing on the floor of the Crater with a picnic lunch. The vast herds of plains game found here attract plenty of predators, mainly lion and hyena but also cheetah and leopard. The Crater walls provide a magnificent backdrop to your game photographs. Dinner and overnight at your lodge on the Crater rim.
Day 4 Ngorongoro Arusha
After breakfast you return to Arusha for lunch at the Snake Park. Connect on the shuttle bus at 1400hrs arriving Nairobi at around 1830hrs.
Prices: USD $ 1650 per person sharing in a group of two
Prices valid until 22nd Dec 2015
Safari prices include
Accommodations as indicated or similar based on twin-bedded rooms with private bath facilities.
Meals as indicated, B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner
Transport in a Customized Safari Van with Guaranteed window seat
Access to photographic roof hatch in the Safari Van for photography and better viewing
Services of an Experienced English speaking Driver-guide
Game drives and sightseeing as per the itinerary
Park entrance fees
Safari price Excludes
All extras not mentioned in the itinerary above
Items and services of a personal nature
Tips & gratuities
All extra game drives
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