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Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
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Taste of Tanzania

5 day Safari - from £1385

A great introduction to Tanzania’s fantastic wildlife and scenery that visits three of the East African country’s best parks.

Highlights:

  • Spot hippos, flamingos and baboons at Lake Manyara
  • Go in search of the ‘Big 5’ on a full day Ngorongoro Crater game drive
  • Stay at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, with unrivalled views over the caldera
  • Seek out rhino, zebra and wildebeest in Tarangire National Park
  • Watch elephants wander past your lodge, amongst the Tarangire boababs

You can include this safari in a longer East Africa holiday.

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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met and transferred to your lodge where the rest of the day is yours to relax and enjoy your surroundings. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool to enjoy or head into town which is about a 10 minute walk away.

African Tulip Hotel: A charming boutique hotel within walking distance of Arusha town centre. The 29 guest rooms are individually decorated using African materials and local art.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Day 2 - Tarangire National Park

After breakfast travel to beautiful Tarangire National Park. Stop off for lunch before a thrilling afternoon game drive in the Park in search of elephant, rhino, zebra, wildebeest and more. Be sure to photograph the strange Baobab Trees, before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Tarangire Sopa Lodge: Built to blend in with the vastness of its surroundings, Tarangire Sopa Lodge lies hidden among the kopjes, ancient baobab and grasses of the park. Numerous elephants can often be seen around the lodge, allowing visitors a close encounter. The comfortable rooms are housed in buildings with conical roofs and there is an outdoor pool to cool off in on those hot afternoons.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3 - Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Crater

After a morning game drive in Tarangire, head for Lake Manyara with many great views along the way. Enter the park for an afternoon game drive, stopping midway for a picnic lunch. Lake Manyara National Park lies beneath a spectacular 600 meter high escarpment and is home to hippo, flamingo, baboon and the elusive tree climbing lion. Afterwards, continue to the Ngorongoro Crater, where you may be in time to watch the spectacular sunset before dinner.

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge: Facing the often magnificent sunsets to the west, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is located 2,375 metres up on the eastern rim of the crater and enjoys unparalleled views across this enormous caldera. The rooms are themed around traditional circular houses with conical roofs and decorated with rich woodcarvings and sculptures.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - Ngorongoro Crater

This morning drive down into the Crater with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. With one of the highest densities of lion in Africa, you have an excellent chance of seeing the ‘king of cats’ along with black rhino, hippo, zebra and lots more. This is all set against the back drop of the stunning scenery that makes this one of the seven natural wonders of the world, as well as one of the best game viewing areas in Africa.

Hotel: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 - Arusha & Farewell

Your adventure concludes today as you make the journey to Arusha where you’ll have lunch, if time permits, before your onward flight. You might like to continue to Zanzibar for a few days relaxation beside the beach.

Meals: Breakfast

5 day Safari - from £1385

With flights from £2049

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Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include en suite accommodation. International flights not included.

 

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Your Safari Experience

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • Comfortable lodges and hotels
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Most meals
  • Expert guide throughout safari
  • 4×4 vehicles
  • Maximum 7 passengers
  • Park fees

Departure dates:

Safari departs on Mondays.

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