4 DAYS L. MANYARA/ NGORONGORO/ TARANGIRE BUDGET CAMPING
This is a short wildlife safari. Tarangire
has the largest concentration of wildlife mainly
in dry seasons eg August and May, there are over
300 species of birds recorded. Then proceed to the
scenic Ngorongoro and tree climbing lions in L.
Day 01: Arusha ?
Depart Arusha in the morning for Lake Manyara,
arrive by lunch time. Afternoon game drive. Dinner
and overnight at Lake Manyara Twiga/Jambo/Fig Tree
National park is serene and beautiful with main
attractions of a rich bird life, tree-climbing
lions, its elephants, and hippos that you can see
at closer range than most other places. Lake
Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain times
of the year hosts thousands of flamingos and a
diversity of other bird life. Although it is one
of the smallest parks, its vegetation is so
diverse enabling it to host a variety of wildlife
Manyara ? Ngorongoro Crater
After early breakfast depart for Ngorongoro
crater, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game
drive on the floor of the crater. Dinner and
overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
The Ngorongoro crater is the world?s biggest whole
volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the
most stunning arena. It is frequently described as
one of the wonders of the world, not only because
of its geological magnificence, but also because
it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary
for some of Africa?s largest populations of large
mammals. Ngorongoro and other freestanding
mountains are volcanic in origin, formed during
the fracturing process that created the Rift
valley 15 to 20 million years ago. When it peaked
in size 3 million years ago it was a similar
Day 03: Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire
After breakfast drive to Tarangire. Afternoon game
drive in search of wildlife, meals and overnight
at Tarangire/Kigongoni campsite.
This National Park, gazetted in 1970, is 118km
away from Arusha town, which covers an area off
2600sq km that's about 1600 miles and derivers its
name from the
River that flows through the center of the park.
The river flows from south to north/northwest and
empties its water in
Burungi. An exceptional collection of "Acacia
tortilis" and baobab trees ahs become synonymous
with the name Tarangire National Park. The best
time to visit
National Park to view the wildlife is in dry
season, from June-October.
Day 04: Tarangire - Arusha
After breakfast enjoy a morning game viewing drive
in the Tarangire National Park. Return to campsite
for lunch, and in the afternoon depart for Arusha..