9 Days Lake Natron Safari

During this 9-day Like Natron Safari you will visit three of the unique parks on Tanzania’s “northern circuit” – the Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater. With all the diverse landscapes and a crater full of animals, this safari has something for everyone and is ideal for those with limited time.

 

Highlights:

  • Game drives (safaris) on the savannahs of Serengeti National Park with chances of seeing the wildlife from close quarters
  • Excellent chances of seeing the Big Five: Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard, and Buffalo
  • The best massive game viewing in the world on the endless savannah plains of the Serengeti, with the Big Migration, with over 2 million zebra’s and wildebeest
  • One of the eight Wonders of the world, the Ngorongoro Crater with outstanding wildlife, including the endangered Black Rhino
  • Meet the Local People like the Maasai and see their local way of living

Day 1; Kilimanjaro Airport   Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Pick up and then drive to Arusha Town, almost 45 min drive from the Airport to town for overnight. Day 1 Kilimanjaro Airport   Arusha Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Pick up and then drive to Arusha Town, almost 45 min drive from the Airport to town for overnight at MC Elly’s Hotel (BB)

Day 2; Arusha – Tarangire National Park 

Pick up from your hotel and meet your guide, then take a short transfer to Arusha Town (45-minute drive) for a brief shopping around the town. Afterward, we proceed to the Tarangire National Park. Afternoon game drive in this beautiful National Park, with chances of seeing lions, elephants, wildebeest, zebra and giraffe and many more.

Tarangire National Park stretches south-east of Lake Manyara around the Tarangire River. It is most spectacular in the dry season from June to November, when several thousands of animals migrate to the last remaining pools of the Tarangire River.

Maramboi Tented Camp (FB)

 

 Day 3; Tarangire – Serengeti National Park

Driving through the Ngorongoro Highlands towards the Ngorongoro Conservation area, with spectacular Crater view, on the way to the endless plains of the Serengeti.
Serengeti is a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. Serengeti is famous for the big migration and chances of seeing the big 5 and other game.

Overnight; Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp (FB)

Day 4; Serengeti National Park – Central Serengeti

Early morning Game drives through the corners of Serengeti areas, one of the best opportunities to see the rare African bat-eared foxes and Genet Cat. After breakfast, you will continue with a full game drive in Serengeti.

 Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp (FB)

 

Day 5; Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning game drive in Serengeti to catch up with the African wild sunrise with active animals in the morning, like lions, leopards and cheetahs Before we leave Seronera we can make a stop in the Serengeti Migration Centre and Olduvai Gorge (optional). Olduvai Gorge is a famous and interesting place where our ancestors have been found. Transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater, game drive en route.
The Ngorongoro Crater is featuring one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife, inside a self-contained world teeming with animals, with very good chances of seeing THE BIG FIVE.

Overnight; Dofa Campsite (FB)

Day 6; Ngorongoro Crater 

Early morning adventure in the Ngorongoro Crater where there are high chances of seeing THE BIG FIVE. The crater also includes a spectacular Soda lake with flamingos. Afternoon lunch at Hippo Pool Picnic site is an unforgettable experience.

Overnight; Dofa Campsite (FB)

 

Day 7; Dofa – Lake Natron

After a delicious breakfast drive to Lake Natron, an alkaline lake that serves as the principal breeding site for three-quarters of the world’s population of Lesser Flamingos. After a tour and activities at Lake Natron, we will return to camp for some much-needed rest prior to our trek tonight. Just before midnight, we will begin our trek.

Overnight at Lake Natron Camp (FB)