2 DAYS CAMPING SAFARI: LAKE MANYARA – NGORONGORO CRATER

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Price Information About this tour

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695USD Per Person
543USD Per Person
467USD Per Person
422USD Per Person
392USD Per Person

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Whatever your arrival time at the Airport, your Ilmaasai Expedition driver-guide will be waiting for you with a warm welcoming smile. Kick back and relax in your comfortable vehicle as he takes you to your hotel in Arusha.

  • In the Morning: Begin your journey with an early morning pickup from Arusha and set off towards Lake Manyara National Park. As you enter the park gates, prepare to be captivated by the panoramic views of the Rift Valley escarpment and the shimmering expanse of Lake Manyara national park.
  • In the Afternoon: Embark on a thrilling game drive through the diverse landscapes of Lake Manyara. Keep your eyes peeled for a vibrant array of wildlife, including tree-climbing lions, graceful giraffes, playful monkeys, and hundreds of colorful bird species. Don't miss the chance to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of pink flamingos adorning the shores of the lake. In the afternoon, your exploration continues with another game drive, offering further opportunities to encounter fascinating creatures and capture breathtaking landscapes. As the sun begins to dip, return to your campsite nestled outside the park, where a warm, crackling fire awaits. Gather around the campfire under a blanket of stars, sharing stories and laughter under the vast African sky. Savor a traditional meal prepared by your expert safari chef, and let the mesmerizing sounds of the wild lull you into a peaceful sleep.

ACCOMODATION : Fig Tree Lodge campsite or Panorama Campsite

  • In the Morning: Rise early to witness the magical sunrise over the Ngorongoro Crater. Watch as the golden light washes over the crater floor, revealing a breathtaking panorama of grasslands, acacia forests, and a shimmering soda lake.
  • Therefore Descent into the "Eden of Africa": Descend 600 meters into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and often referred to as the "Garden of Eden." This unique ecosystem, formed by the collapse of a giant volcano, is home to an incredible concentration of wildlife, including the Big Five – lions, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, and leopards.
  • Crater Floor Game Drive: Embark on an unforgettable game drive across the crater floor, where you'll be awestruck by the abundance and diversity of wildlife. Witness the powerful lions stalking their prey, playful zebras grazing on the grasslands, and majestic hippos wallowing in the mud.
  • Picnic with a View: Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst the crater's stunning scenery, taking in the unforgettable panorama surrounding you.

  • Ascent and Farewell: In the afternoon, ascend back to the crater rim and say your goodbyes to this awe-inspiring natural wonder. Begin your journey back to Arusha, carrying with you a treasure trove of memories and a newfound appreciation for the magic of Tanzania.

Optional Safari Activities:

  • Balloon Safari (USD 590 per person)

  • Maasai Village Visit (USD 50 per vehicle)

  • Night Game Drive Tarangire or Lake Manyara (USD 120 per person)

  • Ngorongoro Crater Rim Walk (USD 30 per person)

  • Visit to the Olduvai Gorge and museum (USD 40  per person)

Inquire or Customize this tours

When planning a safari with Ilmaasai expedition, it is possible to mix accomodations to fit your budget. This allows you to experience different types of safari lodgings, from camping to luxury lodges. If your interested in mixing safari accomodations, click the below button to start planning.