Serengeti Mystery Adventures

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  • A transfer from the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

The safari starts from Arusha, where your guide will come and pick you in town/Hotel and then proceed to Tarangire National Parks. You will have lunch at picnic site where you will also see some of the animal passing nearby, and then we will proceed with game drive at the park.
The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park, which is the only source of water for the wild animals here during the dry season. The park is famous for its large numbers of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons. In the late afternoon we will drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit July to November (Animals come to the Tarangire River)
High Season June to October (The park is full of visitors)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Tarangire NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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HippoCommon
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Karatu – Lake Natron

Karatu – Lake Natron

After breakfast, we will leave Karatu and continue driving until we reach the gates of Lake Natron, and once we arrive at Lake natron, we will take short walks along the lake with the local guide to see beautiful soda lake with beautiful flamingo within the lake.

Lake Natron is the most important and regular breeding site for lesser flamingos in East Africa and during the breeding season, Lake Natron hosts up to 2.5 million flamingos. The majority of egg-laying and hatching takes place from September to April although the peak occurs between October & (early) December.
NOTE: In Lake Natron your advice to wear shoes which cover your legs so as to prevent getting dirty with the mud.

Main Destination:
Lake Natron
Accommodation:
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge
  • Budget lodge located in or near Lake Natron
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Natron full day

Natron full day

After breakfast, we will experience some hunting with the local people and after short successful hunting, we will do some hike along the western edge of Lake Natron where it leads to a series of narrow gorges and waterfalls, where you can swim in canyons and walk behind the falling water.

Main Destination:
Lake Natron
Accommodation:
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge
  • Budget lodge located in or near Lake Natron
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Lake Natron – Serengeti National Park

Lake Natron – Serengeti National Park

The exciting sounds of Africa will rose from your sleep. We will make the most of the day by departing early in morning with your picnic lunch heading off on a spectacular afternoon game viewing in Serengeti. Serengeti offers an exotic game-viewing experience in the whole of Africa giving you up-close look of the animals, you will spot great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands of elands, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle.

The word Serengeti stems from the Maasai language and literally means endless plains. Many predators roam these vast grasslands; over four thousand lions, 225 cheetahs, a thousand leopards, 3500 hyenas and hundreds of wild dogs! And of course, plenty of other beautiful animals, which your guide will be delighted to search for together with you.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to October (Different areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP

ElephantCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation

After breakfast, you proceed with game drives safari in the Serengeti exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of large predators and the gentle herbivorous, on which they feed. In the late afternoon we will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Highlands
Accommodation:
Rhino Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Ngorongoro Crater - Depart

Ngorongoro Crater - Depart

After a tasty breakfast collect picnic Lunches and today you will visit one of the seven African wonders, the Ngorongoro Crater, created when a huge volcano erupted two million years ago. The fertile lava has created a unique ecosystem; the crater has the highest concentration of animals anywhere in Africa.

The Ngorongoro Crater is home to many lion families, buffalos, zebras, wildebeests and many more species. And nowhere else offers a chance as good as this to spot the rare black rhino.

After great day in Ngorongoro Crater your driver guide will transfer you to Arusha where you will be dropped in town/your reserved hotel to proceed with own arrangement.
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Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Best Time To Visit June to October (Wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater

LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
Show more
ElephantCommon
HippoCommon
LeopardOccasional
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

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End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

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  • A transfer back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.

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