Tour Itinerary 4 Days taste of Tanzania tour.
Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania.
You will be met by our transferring driver at the airport or any arrival point upon arrival time and transfer to Arusha for the rest of the day your tour will start the next day morning.
Lodging Accommodation: Impala Hotel.
Camping Accommodation: Sakina campsite.
Meal Plan: none.
Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park.
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel after breakfast and you will travel to the Tarangire National Park. This park with its huge baobab trees, the unseasoned Tarangire River and seasonal swamps is home to the largest elephant herds in northern Tanzania. In dry season the animals gather at the river and you should be able to see elephants, giraffes, bushbucks, hartebeests, dik-diks, waterbucks, warthogs and reedbucks all year round. In additional to the park is also home to buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as lions. Leopards are seen every once in a while but cheetahs are rarely spotted. From the open roof of the vehicle you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the animals. After an extensive game drive, you will leave the park in the late afternoon and drive to the Osupuko Tented Camp.
Lodging Accommodation: Tarangire Osupuko Camp.
Camping Accommodation: Kigongoni Public campsite.
Meal Plan: Full Board.
Day 3: Tarangire national park to Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu.
After an early breakfast start and make your way to the cooler regions of the Ngorongoro highlands. The Ngorongoro Crater is almost 600 m deep, approximately 20 km wide and the massive caldera is home to an amazing variety of animals. On your game drive you have the possibility of seeing all different kinds of mammals ranging from the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – to Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and mountain reedbucks. You might also see spotted hyenas and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After a picnic lunch in the crater and some more game viewing, you will leave the crater in the afternoon and travel to Karatu.
Lodging Accommodation: Eileen’s Tree
Camping Accommodation: Haven nature Public campsite.
Meal Plan: Full Board.
Day 4: Karatu to Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha.
After breakfast, you will leave the highlands and continue to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the smallest but most diverse parks in Tanzania. The shallow and alkaline Lake Manyara covers a large area of the park and it is the seasonal home to thousands of flamingos – an awesome (pink) sight. However more than 500 other bird species are also found here as well as some wonderful mammals. Troops of monkeys live in the forests, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests on the grassy plains and elephants and lions in the acacia woodlands. After an intensive game drive and a picnic lunch, you will leave the park to arrive in Arusha by the late afternoon.
Lodging Accommodation: none.
Camping Accommodation: none.
Meal Plan: Breakfast.