Tanzania Wilderness Adventure - 4 Days Lake Manyara / Ngorongoro Crater/Tarangire

Day 1 Nairobi / Lake Manyara

Pick from your Nairobi hotel and leave Nairobi for Arusha town for lunch, via Namanga border town for immigration formalities. Proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for afternoon game drive. A good network of tracks and roads in the park allows excellent viewing opportunities. Animals seen include buffalo and elephant. Other animals present that can be seen with luck are the tree climbing lions, leopard and black rhino. Lesser flamingos and Egyptian geese are some of the birds seen here. Dinner and overnight at a lodge.

Day 2 Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro crater for a full day of tracking game with your guide on the crater floor. You will break for your picnic lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. All the big five may be seen. Other species encountered are cheetah, grant's and Thompson's gazelle, common zebra, wildebeest and the spotted hyena. Flamingos may also be seen at the crater lake. This day will truly be an unforgettable encounter. Dinner and overnight at a lodge

Day 3 Ngorongoro/Tarangire

After breakfast leave Ngorongoro for Tarangire National Park which serves as a dry season refuge for animals from as far north as Serengeti and Ngorongoro as it has a permanent river flowing across it. The park has an atmosphere of remoteness and has fewer visitors than the other parks in Tanzania's northern circuit. Arrive in time for a game drive; lunch will be taken enroute. The park contains all the big five except leopard. Other migratory game seen here includes cape buffalo, hoopoes, lovebirds, starling, rock pythons, albino giraffe, puff adders, the fringe eared Oryx and the gerenuk. Dinner and overnight at a lodge.

Day 4 Tarangire / Nairobi

After breakfast proceed on your final game drive then leave for your onward journey to Nairobi via Arusha for lunch and Namanga border town for immigration formalities. Arrive in the mid evening.