Day 1: Moshi/Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Today your tour will start in Tarangire National Park which is notably marked for its features such as the huge baobab trees, the perennial Tarangire River and seasonal swamps that is a home to the largest elephant herds in northern Tanzania. You will be picked up from your hotel early after your breakfast and head to this National park with our guide. In the famous Tarangire River, the only source of water in the region, you will have the opportunity to find a lot of Africa’s games that include elephants, giraffes, bushbucks, hartebeests, dik-diks, waterbucks, warthogs, reedbucks, buffaloes, zebras and even the lions. While Leopards and cheetahs are rarely spotted. This will be the most fabulous experience for you to view the games through the open roof of our jeep. After the game drive, you have to leave the park in the late afternoon and drive to the campsite, where you will spend your night.
Day 2: Tarangire Area to Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu
After an early start, you will make your way to the cooler regions of the Ngorongoro highlands. The exotic beauty and the varieties of games living here are some of the opportunities that no traveller wants to lose on a visit to Tanzania. This is a massive crater of about 600 m. deep and its width is approximately 20Km. A few of the varieties of animals it hosts include the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – to Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and mountain reedbucks. You can also spot hyenas and more than 500 bird species in the region which has justifiably made it a paradise for the bird lovers. You will have lunch at the crater and in the late of the afternoon you will travel back to Karatu, where you will spend the night at the camp.
Day 3: Karatu to Lake Manyara National Park to Moshi/Arusha
After breakfast, you will leave the highlands and continue to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the smallest but most diverse parks in Tanzania. The shallow and alkaline Lake Manyara covers a large area of the park and it is the seasonal home to thousands of flamingos – an awesome (pink) sight. However, more than 500 other bird species are also found here as well as some wonderful mammals. Troops of monkeys live in the forests, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests on the grassy plains, elephants and lions in the acacia woodlands. After an intensive game drive and a picnic lunch, you will leave the park to Moshi/Arusha by the late afternoon or early evening.