5 days Serengeti Ngorongoro & Lake Natron

5 days Serengeti Ngorongoro & Lake Natron

Day 01: Moshi – Tarangire National Park

Distance: About 120 km
Non – game viewing time : 3 hrs

After breakfast at your lodge, meet your safari driver guide and start the tour. The first stop will be in Moshi Town for any last minute purchases before driving to Tarangire National Park for a game drive. Packed lunch will be served at one of the picnic site inside the park. Tarangire is famous for its huge elephant population and giant baobab trees. The park forms the central annual migratory cycle within Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem that includes up to 3000 elephant, 25,000 wildebeest and about 30,000 zebras. Late Afternoon you will drive towards the base of the Great Rift Valley.

Overnight at Lilac campsite close to Lake Manyara. All meals include.

Day 2: Tarangire – Ngorongoro crater

Distance: 30 km
Non – game viewing time : 1 hr
Your 5 days camping safari Serengeti Ngorongoro & Tarangire continues after breakfast, you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area & descend 600 meters into the crater floor for game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is a rich area with enough water & fodder supports a vast variety of animals, which includes wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippos, and giant African elephants. The Crater is home to some rare species of black Rhino living in their natural habitat perhaps this is among few areas where you can see Rhino in the wilderness.
Another interesting part of this picturesque Caldera, is it’s denser population of predators, which includes lions, cheetahs, hyena, Jackal and the ever mysterious leopard, which sometimes needs a binoculars eye to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner which supports a large number of flamingos and other water birds.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite. All meals included.

Day 3 : Ngorongoro – Serengeti National park

Distance: 145 km
Non – game viewing time : 3 to 4 hrs
After breakfast drive around the Crater rim and down to the wild Africa “The Serengeti National Park” with its endless rolling plains. Then move to the central park area, called Seronera area named after the river which is a valuable source of water in the area therefore attracts a lager number of wildlife species in the Serengeti Masai Mara ecosystem. This is among the richest habitats in Serengeti with a lot of animal actions. Packed lunch to be served on the way before embark for sunset game drive in the Serengeti national park.

Overnight at Serengeti Seronera Campsite. All meals included.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Lake Natron

Non game-viewing travel time: 4-5 hours
Distance: 300 km
Today the 5 days Serengeti Ngorongoro safari we take you for an early morning game drive which can allow you to see some nocturnal animal coming back from along night of hunting, or a group of lioness organizing a morning ambush, then the rest of the game drive will be en route towards the Northern Serengeti. Check out at Klein’s gate &  drive to Lake Natron arriving late afternoon and go for evening lake Natron walk for sunset if time permits. You will have early dinner and sleep read for night summit at Odoinyo Lengai Mountain.

Overnight at Lake Natron Campsite. All meals included.

Day 5: Lake Natron – Arusha

Non game-viewing time: 3 to 4 hours
Distance: 250 km
Night ascent & dawn summit bid, Ol doinyo Lengai Mountain (seismic conditions permitting). Optional waterfall hike and swim( Depending on your flight time). After drive to Moshi for airport drop off or overnight. ( Extra cost for the overnight accommodation)

Tanzania Safari 5 days Serengeti Ngorongoro including Lake Natron is the best tour that combines wildlife safari, hiking & sightseeing