This 5 Days Budget Lodge Safari. Hit all the high points on this marvelous wildlife safari and adventure, stay focused on the wildlife during intense and exploring the Tarangire/ Ngorongoro/ Serengeti and stay at the Budget Lodge.
Day Arrive: Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha
Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport. Transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight HB. Meals Plan: Dinner and Overnight HB
Day 1: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at Gibb’s Farm or Ngorongoro Farm House. Meals: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
Day 2: Serengeti National park
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Nasikia Tented Camp for 2 nights or Katikati Tented Camps. Meals Plan: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
Full day game tour in Serengeti National park game drive with Picnic Lunch.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning games drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge where you will have dinner and overnight. Meals Plan: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport
After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost)
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