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  12 Days Lakes and Wildlife safari Tanzania

 

Day 1: Arrival
On arrival you will be met at the airport by our company representative who will transfer you to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara
Today you will have breakfast and then drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch you will go for a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 3: Full day game viewing
After breakfast you will go for an early morning game drive where you will spot animals like Leopards, Lions, hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, giraffes, baboons, zebras, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelle and hippos and birds like pelicans, cormorants, storks, Flamingos, and cormorants. In the afternoon after lunch you may go cultural tour or you can go canoeing or take a community walk. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Days 4: Lake Manyara to Lake Natron
After breakfast you will drive to Lake Natron, you will pass via the active volcano Oldonyo Lengai. When you arrive at Lake Natron you will visit the beautiful flamingoes. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 5: Serengeti
After breakfast you will drive to Serengati National Park. It’s a world heritage site, the 7th worldwide wonder and the oldest national park. Its well known for its annual wildebeests of more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle that migrate in the months of May, June, July, October, November and December. After arrival you will go for a walking safari. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 6: Full day game viewing Serengeti
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal animals returning from hunting and lions awaking in the dawn. During the game drive you might spot buffalos, elephant, giraffe, eland, topi, kongoni, impala, Zebras, lion, Solitary leopards near Seronera River, cheetahs, hyena, aardwolf, serval cat, Gaudy agama lizards and rock hyraxes, Black Rhinoceros , waterbuck, baboon, African wild dog and kongonis. Apart from the animals you might spot various birds which include the ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, and acacia woodland secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, and lovebirds. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening you can relax at the lodge.

Days 7: Lake Victoria
Today after breakfast you will drive to Lake Victoria and visit the lake, relax by the lake side. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 8: Serengeti – Ngorongoro
After breakfast you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater. After arrival you will have lunch and later go for an afternoon game drive to the crater for a game drive. Ngorongoro crater is a world heritage site, it’s located in Ngorongoro District and the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera lies within this conservation area. It was formally part of Serengeti national park. It’s a home to over 500 bird species, 25,000 large animals, which live in the montane forest, grassland, and bush land with bussei trees, open grassland, wood land, Munge Stream, Lerai Stream, Ngoitokitok Spring, and many other small springs around the crater's floor. After the game drive you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9: Full day game viewing
After breakfast you will go for a full day of game viewing where you will spot animals like cheetah, lion, black rhinoceros, hippopotamus, wildebeest the zebra the eland, Grant's and Thompson's gazelles, leopards, elephants, mountain reedbuck, and buffalo, wildebeest, hartebeest, waterbuck, warthog, hyena and jackals. Primates include baboons and vervet monkeys. During the game drive you might spot some birds which include ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, lovebirds, bustards and plovers, European migrants from November to May include White Storks, swallows, Yellow Wagtails among others, Stonechat, Schalow's Wheatear, Anteater Chat, Fiscal Shrike, Augur Buzzards, Verreaux's Eagle and flamingoes, Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10: Ngorongoro – Lake Eyasi
After breakfast you will drive from Ngorongoro to Lake Eyasi. You will visit the Bushmen commonly known as the Hadzabe, get to know more about their culture and enjoy the traditional performances. In the evening you will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge or camp.

Day 11: Lake Eyasi Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you will drive to Tarangire national park. The park is home to over 500 bird species and various animals which live in the acacia and mixed woodland vegetation, baobab trees and old palm, black cotton grass Baobab trees, dense bush and high grasses.

On arrival you will go for a game drive where you will spot animals like the wildebeest, elephants, zebras, and hartebeest, giraffes, Impala, Eland, lesser kudu, waterbuck, gazelle rhinos, leopards, giant pythons, Thompson’s gazelle, greater and lesser kudu, cheetah, oryx and generuk, tree climbing lions, birds like Kori bustard, stocking-thighed ostrich, ground hornbills, colourful yellow-collared lovebird, drabber rufous-tailed weaver ,ashy starling ,dwarf mongoose, and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet may be spotted too. In the evening you will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge or camp.

Day 12: Tarangire to Arusha
In the morning after breakfast you will do the game drive as you exit the National Park to Arusha town, upon arriving you will have a day room and later in the evening you will connect with your international flight.

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