10 Days safari combing trekking to Lake Natron

tour to zanzibar

Destination(s):Kilimanjaro & Lake Natron

Major Attractions:Mt Kilimanjaro & Lake Natron

Tour Guides Language: English.

Starting Point: Moshi/Arusha.

Ending Point: Moshi/Arusha.

Day 1:Drive from Arusha or Moshi town to Tarangire National Park.

After breakfast you will pack up your safari bags. Our drive will be at your hotel pick you up in the morning. The safari will start drive southwest towards the Tarangire National Park. The park has a diversity of landscapes including grass, acacia woodlands and it is especially popular for its huge elephant herds and animals gathering at the river and swamps. Animals range from swarms of yellow breasted lovebirds to kudus, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras and impalas. Predators include lions, leopards and hyenas, while wild dogs are rare. In the late afternoon you will leave the park and drive to mto wammbu nearby Lake Manyara Nationa Park, or karatu where you will spend the night in lodge.

Day 2: Drive to Serengeti national Park.

After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa - the Serengeti National Park the name Serengeti comes from the Maasai word (Siringeti) referring to an endless plain As you can stand on the southern grass plain you experience the vastness and can witness one of the greatest concentration of the animal left on earth. And yet the Serengeti is much more nearly 2/3 of the park is bush or woodland! The plain was formed 2-3 million years ago.
When ash blow from volcano in the ngorongoro highland covered the rolling landscape this thick layers of ash preserved traces of early man and establish the rich soil which support the southern grass plain. From this early beginning man and wildlife have shared this magical place. We head to the central of the park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park. Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and attracts wildlife well representative for most of the Serengeti's species.
We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight in in the lodge or camping

Day 3:Serengeti National Park (Full day Serengeti national park)

Today you will enjoy your game drive in the Serengeti Park. The most prominent fact about this park is the annual wildebeest’s migration that occurs between December and March. April, June, July and November. At this time the park will being surrounded by millions and millions of wildebeests, gazelles, and zebra, together with the big numbers hyenas, leopard, jackals, lion and cheetahs is a phenomenon you will never forget. In their annual migration north they stampede over open plains. Plunge into rivers almost as if they are possessed and are endlessly chased by predators. The Serengeti is a World Heritage Site, biosphere reserve and one of the new seven Wonders of Africa. In the evening drive back to your lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

After a light early breakfast at the lodge, or camping you will continue with the game drive in Serengeti until lunch time. Game en-route heading to Ngorongoro where you will have a night. I am parity sure you have seen a lot of animal in this astonished park. Now you are in Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will spend the night in the lodge or camping. This place is a bit cold compare to Serengeti so make yourself worm by taking a worm clothes. If you are luck with weather from the lodge there’s a great view of the crater. Overnight at Ngoro Ngoro wildlife lodge. Or Simba campsite.

Day 5: Ngorongoro crater simba Camp

After breakfast, drive down to ngorongoro crater. Be ready to see the crater and its wildlife. The jewel in ngorongoro crown is a deep volcanic crater the largest unfolded and unbroken caldera in the word 19.2 km in diameter, 610m deep and 304sq km in area this rich pasture and permanent water of the crater floor support a large residents population of wildlife up to 25,000-predomimantly grazing-animal these include wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, buffalo, eland, kongoni, and warthog, the swamp and forest provide additional resource for hippo, elephant and others animal which are the water dependent. You will have lunch inside the crater nearby the hippo pool. After lunch procced with game drive until evening where you will start driving out around evening time as you have dinner and overnight at Simba campsite or lodge for second night.

Day 6: Ngorongoro simba Camp to Nainokanoka/ Trek to Bulati:

After breakfast we drive to Nainokanoka . Where you will commence a spectacular 4-day walking safari with your Maasai guide and cook mean of transportation here will be no longer land cruise instead you will have donkeys to carry supplies. We leave Nainokanoka for a full day’s walking to Bulati Village Campsite for dinner and overnight.
Thinking on approx. 5 to 6 hours of walking each day over the next 4 days. This special trekking gives you great time to be close to wilderness, along with authentic cultural interaction with the Maasai plus nice views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Olmoti and Lolmasin. Other sights include Empaki crater, the famous Lake Natron which is the birding site of the flamingos. And for those who are interested in climb the “Mountain of God” (Ol Doinyo Lengai). This is option] but you have to decide before starting the safari. This trek can be combined with a northern circuit lodge or camping safari, but when start the trekking will be only camping.

Day 7:Trek to the Empakaai Crater Rim:

Today we continue our walking to Empakaai Crater. Dinner and a scenic overnight stay tonight on the rim of Empakaai Crater. Bushbuck, buffalo and blue monkey can be seen on the rim, clear day to Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano, Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Natron. Stay overnight at Empakaai Crater Rim Campsite

Day 8:Empakaai Crater Hike / Trek to Nayobi village:

In the morning we’ll descend into Empakaai crater. The crater is 300 meters high with almost half of the floor filled by a pristine soda lake. Later, we hike to Nayobi village. Dinner and overnight will be camping on the grounds at the Nayobi School. Stay overnight at Ngaresero Campsite. Dinner and overnight.

Day 9:Finish Trek / Drive to Surreal Lake Natron:

For those interested in climbing Ol Doinyo Lengai, we can arrange your trek for an extra fee of US$ 150 per person and you can start the ascend. Our 4WD will drop you off at the base of the mountain starting point and your driver will be waiting for you until you descend so that you can proceed to the Campsite where you will stay overnight. Or if you will finish the trekking early you can procced to MTO WAMMBO nearby Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight.

Day 10:

After breakfasts drive to Lake Manyara national park for game drive. The park is known for its over 500 bird species, primate-filled forests and grassy plains. A large area of the park is covered by the alkaline but Lake Manyara national park won’t let you down when it comes to wildlife spotting. The seasonal breeding grounds for large colonies of flamingos and many more waterfowls. The park is also home to giraffes, hippos, wildebeests, impalas and groups of noisy monkeys and baboons. After an extensive game drive you will have your lunch then you will start driving back to Arusha, Moshi or Kilimanjaro airport this will be the end of the trip.

Price Include

>>All transfers, All tours & excursion.
>>Lunch during tours & excursion.
>>All entrance fees at historical sites and conservation areas plus equipment for snorkeling .
>>Accommodation is bed & breakfast

Price Exclude

>>Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
>>International and internal flight
>>Tips – recommended.
>>Extra activities.
>>And all not listed above.