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5 Days Wildlife safari in Tanzania

Overview of the 5 Days Wildlife safari in Tanzaniabook-now-wildgorilla

5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania features the most popular Northern circuit Tanzania safari destinations namely; Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The safari targets extensive wild game viewing including the African Big five namely; Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffalos and Rhinos, great counts of Wildebeest, Thompson Gazelles and Zebras, amazing sightseeing in Ngorongoro Crater, heritage tours at Olduvai gorge and amazing Baobab flora in Tarangire.

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Day 1 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park from Arusha

Day 2 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Serengeti National Park. Visit Olduvai gorge en route and afternoon game drive upon arrival

Day 3 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Ngorongoro Crater & undertake a game drive in the afternoon

Day 4 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Tarangire National Park & undertake an afternoon game drive

Day 5 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive back to Arusha

Day 1 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park from Arusha

After breakfast at your place of stay in Arusha or following the arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you embark on the transfer to Lake Manyara National Park 130km approximately 2 ½ hour’s drive traversing the impressive countryside before approaching the park. In the midmorning, you take a tour to the Mto Wa Mbu Community to explore the cultural traditions of the local people including the traditional architecture, agriculture revolution practices, methods of food preparation and the local food stuffs among others. Settle for lunch and in the afternoon, you embark on the game drive in the park exploring the extensive wild game of Lake Manyara National Park including tree climbing lions, Giraffes, Buffalo, Zebra and Hippos among others. The park is home to over 400 species of birds thus presenting impressive bird watching encounters. Retire for overnight

Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Manyara Kirurumu Camp

Budget / Basic: Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp

Day 2 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Serengeti National Park. Visit Olduvai gorge en route and afternoon game drive upon arrival

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After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Serengeti National Park – the most popular Tanzania wildlife safari destination with a stop en route at Olduvai gorge. The site forms a great foundation in the evolution history due to series of archaeological fossils that were unmasked by Dr Leakey in 1960s. You proceed on the drive to Serengeti National Park where the annual migration of Wildebeest along with Zebras occur to the neighboring Maasai Mara occurs. The central parts of the park are dotted with counts of predators including; Leopard, Lion, Hyena along with Cheetah. The evening game drive through the Seronera Area offers extensive wild game views at the sun set.

Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget / Basic: Kijereshi Tented Camp (Bungalow)

Day 3 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Ngorongoro Crater & undertake a game drive in the afternoon

Undertake a very early morning game drive to view the early risers and the nocturnal getting back to their hiding grounds after which you settle for breakfast at the lodge. From here, you transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for an afternoon game drive and sightseeing of the crater – noted to be among Natural wonders of the world. The memorable experience commences at the moment of descending down the 670m deep crater gaining magical sight-seeing opportunities. The crater floor has verdant pastures and water bodies that support counts of grazers and predators that prey on them. The possible sights include; Rhinos, Elephants, Buffalos, Lions, Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelles, Cheetah among others. The crater also features 500 bird species including Ostrich, lesser and greater flamingo among others.

Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Budget / Basic: Karatu Simba Lodge

Day 4 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive to Tarangire National Park & undertake an afternoon game drive

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After breakfast, embark on the drive to Tarangire National Park enjoying the en route landscapes. You are welcomed by the beautiful ancient Baobab trees in Tarangire which present magical picturesque opportunities especially at the sun rise and the sun set. The possible sights in Tarangire include; elephant herds, Oryx, long necked gerenuk, Elands, Impala, Buffalo, Wildebeest among others Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Tarangire Kirurumu Camp

Budget / Basic: Roika Tented Lodge

Day 5 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Drive back to Arusha

Undertake another game drive in the morning after which you embark on the drive back to Arusha marking the end of the safari

End of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania

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