ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK
In the morning, we will collect you from your hotel and take you to Marangu, which lies in the fertile hills of Kilimanjaro where an accredited village guide will be waiting for you. Firstly, the guide will show you the Chagga Live Museum where you will get a good insight into the traditional lifestyle of this agricultural society as well as the family history.
After the visit to the museum, the guide will lead you through the coffee and banana plantations to a spectacular waterfall. On the way, he will point out the fauna and flora of the region. At the waterfall, you will have lunch and if you fancy you may take a plunge in the refreshing waters of the waterfall. In the afternoon, you will be driven to the village of Mamba.
This small village is famous for its caves, which were once used to hide the women and children for weeks during the Chagga – Masai wars. At Mamba, you will also visit a local blacksmith who still forges spearheads in the traditional manner. Late in the afternoon, we will take you back to your hotel.
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel east to the Tarangire National Park, 120 Km away. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor.
Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa.
We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha where we will end our safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel/residential home which ends our tour packages services.
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel west to the Great Rift Valley and the Lake Manyara National Park, 130 Km away. We will travel through the agricultural and fresh produce market town of Mto Wa Mbu, which is situated next to the entrance of the Lake Manyara National Park. The town is a souvenir hunters paradise, harboring thousands souvenir salesmen - ready to pounce at your slightest invitation.
The Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania's most dramatically located African wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park) at the foot of the Great Rift Valley's western escarpment. The park's varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa's densely populated African elephants herds, Lake Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos, attracted by the algae in the lake.
We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, in search of the tree-climbing lions. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha from Lake Manyara where we will end our safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel/Residential home which ends our tour packages services.
Depart early after breakfast and drive towards the Ngorongoro This day trip tour gives you the opportunity to visit the famous world famous Ngorongoro Crater, nicknamed the eighth wonder of the world. The Crater is a world's largest unbroken caldera which hosts varieties of animals includes the rare black Rhino.
Once you have reached the Ngorongoro gate, located approximately 190km outside of Arusha, you will descend into the Crater for a 6 hour game drive. During this time you will break for lunch at Ngoitokok swamp, a Hippo pool. In this idyllic picnic spot, you get the opportunity to take in and picture the beautiful landscape that surrounds you.
As well at the Black Rhino, the crater is home to Elephants, Zebras, Wildebeests, Buffalos and Impalas. The carnivores that inhabit the crater are Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyena and other small cats. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha from this majestic park where we will end our safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel/Residential home which ends our tour packages services.
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