Tanzania, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari - Tanzania Vacation Holiday
Day 1: Serengeti
Pick up from your hotel at 0730am then drive to Serengeti national park arriving at your lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon take a game drive in the park, The park covers 12,944km2 of open plains making it one of the largest in the world. The rocky outcrops commonly known as Moru kopjes in the eastern part of the park are of scenic beauty and occasionally cats can be seen lazing on them. The park contains vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and other antelopes. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Wildlife Lodge (Lunch and dinner)
Day 2: Serengeti Half Day - Ngorongoro Crater
Wake up as early as 0600am for a cup of coffeee/tea, then proceed for the early morning game drive giving you a chance to see the early risers you will then return for the main breakfast. After the breakfast check out the camp or lodge and proceed for the final game drive out of the Park before proceeding to Ngorongoro Crater, On arrival check into your accommodation.
Enjoy a walk along the rim of the crater just if time allows, this point is sometimes very cold and foggy but the experience of walking along the rim is a life time and memorable, you will also be able to see down the crater from the rim or from your room if you have binoculars which is a necessity to have while on safari. Then the night will be spent on Ngorongoro Simba camp, Rhino lodge or Sopa Lodge based (full board)
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater Tour - Arusha
After the breakfast (advisable to have it as early as 630 am) check out the camp or lodge early in the morning, you will then descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive tour. A picnic lunch will be provided which you will later enjoy in the crater next to the hippo pool, at this point you will be able to stretch your feet and visit the washrooms.
The Ngorongoro Crater is recognized as a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site and forms part of an international biosphere reserve. The crater measures approximately 300 sq km and measures about 19 km across. The floor of the crater is 600 meters below the rim, (which is over 2200 m.a.s.l), and is home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, lion, cheetah, buffalo, elephants and a plethora of antelope species. Later in the afternoon you will ascend the crater and then proceed to Arusha.(Breakfast and lunch)
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