4 Days Tanzania Lodge/ Camping Safaris Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro is a dynamic 4-day safari in Tanzania, seamlessly blending the comfort of lodge accommodations and the immersive experience of camping.
Begin your journey at Lake Manyara National Park, renowned for tree-climbing lions and vibrant birdlife, followed by an enchanting camping experience near the lake. The adventure continues with a visit to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering unparalleled wildlife encounters within the volcanic caldera.
This comprehensive safari promises a perfect balance of luxury and adventure, ensuring an unforgettable exploration of Tanzania’s diverse ecosystems and wildlife-rich landscapes.
4 Days Tanzania Lodge/ Camping Safaris Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro
Day 1: Arusha – Manyara
Pick up from Arusha and transferred for lunch and safari briefing at The Arusha Hotel before driving to Lake Manyara Area. There will be a stop at Mto wa mbu market where you will have a chance to mingle with the natives and share their lifestyle and diverse culture. Places of interest include the local market, local school, homesteads etc. Just before dusk, we drive ascending onto your lodge on the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena / Lake Manyara Hotel
Day 2: Manyara – Ngorongoro
After breakfast, you will descend the walls of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National park for a morning game drive. Lake Manyara is famous for its abundant birdlife and the amazing tree climbing lions. This pretty little park, tucked into the base of the Rift Valley escarpment, is often used simply as a gentle introduction for safaris heading North, but Manyara can become a real live safari experience if you stop to camp here overnight this is the classic area for safari, with spectacular volcanic scenery, the rift valley escarpment, immense featureless plains and the great migration. We later drive to the Karatu Highlands onto Gibbs Farm reputable for its fresh and mouth washing delicacies. From here, we ascend the Ngorongoro Highlands to embark onto our lodge on the crater rim just before dusk for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa / Serena / Wildlife lodge
Day 3: Ngorongoro
Just after breakfast, we descend into the crater floor for a half day crater tour. Ngorongoro Crater is a complete ecosystem and considered as the eight wonder of the world. Our drive will include searching for the rhino, elephants, hippos, cheetah, wildebeests, lions and plentiful of other predators and their prey. Ngorongoro is found in the “Land of the Giant Craters.” This caldera is 14 miles (22.5 km) across at its widest point. It is 2000 ft (610 m) deep. It grew to be this large by sinking of the caldera floor. The caldera floor is very level and holds a lake. Streams run down the caldera walls into the lake. Ngorongoro is full of pastureland of red and white clover. Over 75,000 wild animals live in this caldera. Ngorongoro is now extinct. Scientists have found early human fossils here. We return to our lodge for a delicious lunch before driving to a nearby maasai village where we will happily enjoy the maasai culture and livelihood. We return to the lodge just before dusk. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa / Serena / Wildlife Lodge
Day 4: Arusha
After breakfast, we drive towards Arusha arriving for lunch and safari debriefing at the Arusha Hotel.