4Days 3Nights Lodge / Camping Safari Itinerary

Combination of Tarangire/Serengeti/Ngorongoro

 
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Day 1: Moshi/Arusha – Tarangire

Early morning drive from Moshi/Arusha to Tarangire National Park, taking approximately 4 hours. Tarangire, home of elephants and their favourite food - the massive baobab, the park contains a range of different habitats attracting large herds of waterbuck, impalas, wildebeest, zebra and buffalo. Predators such as lions and hyenas can be spotted and if you're lucky you might even see a cheetah or two. For those bird lovers, you will also see some of East Africas most amazing bird life. We will stop at one the parks view points for a picnic lunch, and then enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Accommodation options: Camping / Tented Camp / Lodge 

Day 2: Tarangire National Park– Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we will drive through Ngorongoro conservation area towards the Serengeti plains, taking approximately 4/5 hours, as we transit through the  conservation area, the opportunity for game viewing is endless. The Serengeti is one of Tanzania’s oldest and largest national parks, covering an area of 14,763-square-kilometres. The park is a world heritage site, with the earth’s largest concentration of plains game - mainly wildebeest and zebra. Which are in abundance, especially during the annual migration. The population of plains game also includes buffalo, giraffe and warthog, as well as a wide range of antelopes including, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, dikdik, bushbuck, eland and impala. Apart from Ngorongoro, the Serengeti is one of the best places to see predators in action. Predators include large clans of hyenas, lion prides, cheetahs and the hardest to spot, leopards. We will have a picnic lunch in the park before an afternoon game drive.

Accommodation options: Camping / Tented Camp / Lodge

Day 3: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, we will have an early morning game drive. This is the best time to get a great viewing of the animals, as they wake and head out into the day. Apart from the wildlife mentioned above, you may be lucky to see other scavengers, including jackals and vultures. There’s also some 500 bird species to be spotted, including storks and ostriches and many more. After our morning game drive, we will leave Serengeti heading back through Ngorongoro Conservation towards the crater. You will have plenty of opportunity for further game viewing en-route.

Accommodation options: Camping / Tented Camp / Lodge

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater - Moshi/Arusha

We will have breakfast before descending into the 600-meter deep Crater. The Crater has a 19-kilometre diameter, making it one of the world’s largest unbroken and unflooded calderas. The park covers approximately 300-square-kilometres, where the landscape ranges from lush rain forest on the rim, to bush savannas’ and acacia woodland.

Ngorongoro is home to the highly endangered black rhino and large herds of wildebeest, zebra and buffalo. Predators such as lions, cheetahs & serval cats also live in the Crater; here there is plenty of opportunity to spot a hunt and the infamous Big Five. We will enjoy a picnic lunch before leaving the Crater – where plenty of wildlife can still be spotted. We will begin our drive back to Moshi/Arusha in the late afternoon.