6-Day Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Safari | Manyara Green Camp

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6-Day Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Safari | Manyara Green Camp

Duration :   6 Days 5 Nights
The Price :   $ 2,501
Start Location:   Arusha
Total Seats :  26/26

On 6-Day Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Safari wildlife safari experience in Tanzania during your holiday is one of the perfect ideas you won’t regret, but staying at Manyara Green Camp while in Lake Manyara National Park is even more ideal. In this program you will stay three nights at our selected Manyara Green Camp, we have chosen this lodge as there are few eco-lodges in the Lake Manyara National Park and the exclusivity it offers.

 

Prepare for a thrilling adventure as we take you on a tour of the wonderful Lake Manyara National Park and the overwhelming Ngorongoro Crater! Prepare to be amazed by the wonders of nature as we get on a journey that will leave you with recalls to last a lifetime.

 

Our adventure begins at Lake Manyara National Park, a hidden gem snuggled at the base of the Great Rift Valley. As we enter the park, the lush vegetation and diverse wildlife instantly captivate our senses. Keep your eyes peeled for the iconic sight of tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and uncountable other species that call this park home.

 

However, this adventure’s real highlight awaits us at the Ngorongoro Crater. Descending into this massive volcanic caldera is like stepping into a different world completely. The vast expanse of the crater, with its stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife, will leave you in wonder. Watch in amazement as elephants roam freely, rhinos graze peacefully, and lions rule over their territory.

 

As we explore the crater, our skillful guide will share his knowledge and passion for the wildlife and the conservation efforts being made to protect them. You’ll have the chance to take incredible photographs, apprehending the beauty of this unique ecosystem.

 

Schedule Details

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

As soon as you step foot at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you'll be warmly greeted by a representative from East Africa Safari Guides.

 

Within an hour, you'll be on your way to Arusha, where you'll be captivated by the sight of the highest mountain in Africa, Kilimanjaro Mountain. As you travel along the road, you'll be treated to picturesque views of charming villages, and your knowledgeable driver guide will share fascinating insights with you.

 

For your overnight stay, Ngaresero Lodge awaits you. Nestled at the base of Mount Meru, this eco-lodge exudes colonial-style charm. Here, you'll have the opportunity to partake in numerous activities such as fishing, canoeing, horse riding, and nature walks.

 

Dive yourself into the serene environment and be serenaded by the enchanting sounds of birds chirping and monkeys howling, creating a truly transformative experience for your senses.

Day 2: Discover the beauty of Lake Manyara National Park

Once you finish your breakfast, get ready for an exciting adventure as our safari guide will be eagerly waiting at your doorstep. Within 2.5 hours, we'll reach the main entrance of Lake Manyara National Park.

 

After a quick check-in, your adventure will kick off with a warm welcome from troops of lively baboons and majestic elephants. This park is truly unique, being the only one located in the breathtaking Gregory Rift Valley, and the lake itself is a result of this natural wonder.

 

As we drive through the park, you'll notice the dense forest that casts a refreshing shade over the road, offering a cool respite from the sun. Your safari game drive will be even more memorable with a delightful lunch right inside the park.

 

To conclude the day, we'll venture into an evening game drive, immersing ourselves in the wonders of the African Safari experience.

 

Tonight, we have a special treat for you – an overnight stay at the enchanting Manyara Green Camp. This luxurious camp is nestled deep within the wilderness, surrounded by lush forests, a tranquil river, and even a nearby waterfall. Prepare to be pampered by the serene beauty of the wilderness during your stay at this extraordinary lodge.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park – Walking/Canoeing

Start your day by waking up early in the morning and connecting your feet with nature. Join an armed ranger for a 1-hour walking safari, where you can soak in the beauty of the wilderness. The cool morning sun enhances the wild atmosphere, making it a perfect time to appreciate every small creature you come across.

 

If walking isn't your thing, don't worry! You can choose to go canoeing instead. The tranquil waters of Lake Manyara are free from crocodiles and shallow, making it an ideal spot for a peaceful paddle.

 

Afterward, prepare to be amazed as we drive you to witness the scorching hot spring. This incredible natural wonder reaches temperatures of 140°F (60°C) - it's so hot that an egg can be boiled in less than a minute!

 

Once you've soaked in the wonders of nature, we'll head back to camp for a delicious hot lunch served in front of a breathtaking waterfall. This experience is sure to leave you in awe.

 

After lunch, take some time to unwind and rejuvenate. You deserve it after a morning filled with adventurous activities.

 

If you think you've seen all the animals during the day, think again! Venturing into a tour after dark is truly a life-changing experience. You won't believe how many wild creatures come alive at night, especially the predators. It's the perfect opportunity to spot some incredible animals and immerse yourself in the magnificent African sky within the wilderness.

 

Not all parks allow night game drives, so make sure you don't miss out on this amazing experience in Lake Manyara National Park.

 

Once you're done, you can return and relax at the cozy Manyara Green Camp for the night.

Day 4: Mto wa Mbu Local Activities

Say goodbye to Lake Manyara National Park on your last day of the adventure. Grab a delicious breakfast before going on your final park activity - the exhilarating tree-top canopy walking.

 

Submerge yourself in the beauty of the park from high above as you navigate between branches. This unique experience can only be found in Lake Manyara National Park, offering you unforgettable Tanzania wild adventures.

 

But the excitement doesn't end there! Adjacent to the park lies the charming village of Mto wa Mbu. Here, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture by exploring the friendly local market and taking a banana farm tour. Discover how this versatile fruit is used in various cooking styles. Later, treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering local cuisine prepared by a skilled chef.

 

As you ascend the escarpments of the Rift Valley, don't forget to pause at the viewpoint for a breathtaking aerial view of Lake Manyara National Park. After a short 30-minute drive, you'll reach your Lodge where you can unwind, stretch your legs, and enjoy a relaxing overnight stay.

 

Don't miss the chance to experience the hospitality of Rhotia Valley Lodge, a resort that proudly sponsors orphanage projects.

Day 5: Explore Ngorongoro Crater

Today is the day to explore the magnificent crater, which remains unflooded and unfolded. A one-hour drive will take you to a descending road that is 600 meters below.

 

When you arrive on the crater floor, you won't believe your eyes as the beautiful wilderness tapestry is unveiled before you.

 

The vast plain on the crater floor is home to various endangered species such as black rhinos, lions, elephants, hippos, and over 500 species of birds. The highlight of your trip will be lunch served near the hippo pool.

 

Later in the evening, you will drive back to your lodge, the Rhotia Valley Lodge, for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Departure

Have a memorable farewell! On your final day, our friendly driver guide will be there to accompany you to the international airport for your flight back home. Feel free to cherish and share the wonderful memories you've gathered with your loved ones, and don't forget to recommend us—it would be greatly appreciated!

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Meals
  • Transport

Exclusions

  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • International Flights
  • Visa Fee

Why Book With Us?

  • Competitive Rates
  • We are Safari Experts
  • We are Native, We Live Here

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