9 DAYS RS TREASURE TANZANIA SAFARI

This is 9 days RS Treasure Tanzania Safari covers most famous parks and most popular attractions  in Northern Tanzania,  Ngorongoro Crater, Empakaai Crater, Lake Natron, Serengeti National Park and Lake Manyara National Park.

Start: Arusha
End: Arusha
9 days – 8 nights

 

Arrival in Tanzania, Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha Airport, meet and greet with Restoration’s  driver/guide. You will be driven to your accommodation in Ilboru Safari Lodge:  Half board

After breakfast, you will be driven towards the eastern escarpment of the great  rift valley, to Lake Manyara National Park for a day of game drive. Lake Manyara is famous for the tree-climbing lions found lazing on branches of acacia trees.  The park also features large concentrations of elephant and buffalo. Over 380 species of birds have been recorded included the immense Silvery Cheeked Hornbill, one of the largest breed, Crested Guinea Fowl, found deep in the forest. Many hippos reside in the water, as do thousands of flamingo and other water birds. Enjoy the game drives, picnic lunch overlooking the lake, leave  park. You will heard to Karatu town to your accommodation in Bougainvillea Safari Lodge: Full board

After an early breakfast you will drive down into the Ngorongoro crater for a day tour of this World Heritage site. The largest Caldera in the world (imploded volcano with an intact rim) The rim at 7,200’ overlooks the crater floor below that supports more than 20,000 mammals year-round- from Black Rhino to herds of  Buffalo, African Elephants  and many Big Cats. Ascend in the afternoon  and you will be driven along the crater rim past Nainokanoka village ( a Maasai Village) to Empakaai another volcanic crater called Empakai, arrive for dinner and overnight in your accommodation in a Empakaai special campsite:  Full board

A walking safari; 2 to 5 hours: Accompanied by a Maasai walking guide and armed park ranger. You need to be aware that walking through this type of walking safari is very risky,  you may encounter buffalo in the forest, so stay close to your guides and follow their instructions.  You will hike down into Empakaai Crater. Empakaai Crater, with a diameter of only 6 kms is smaller than Ngorongoro crater, but very beautiful. Most of the floor is occupied by a soda lake, 85 metres deep, where thousands of flamingos occupy the crater lake. The ascent can be a  tough and slippery scramble.   A walking safari from Empakaai Crater to Acacia Campsite: 3-5 hours,  accompanied by your Ranger , Maasai guides and donkeys to carry your luggage, you will then continue along the Great Rift Valley escarpment towards your next stop, Acacia Camp.  Here your tents will be pitched under the shade of the Acacia trees- Acacia campsite:  Full board

After breakfast you will continue to hike along the Great Rift Valley wall, where you will also see great views of  Ol doinyo Lengai (the mountain of God, as named by the Maasai tribe). You will pass through the small Maasai villages where you can learn some more about the lifestyle of the Maasai. By afternoon you will reach the shores of Lake Natron where you will be staying overnight at Natron permanent tented camp:  Full board

Today you will explore the Lake Natron area in the morning, you will visit some beautiful waterfalls that feed into the lake.  It’s a great place to cool off from the hot weather. You will then start journey from Natron passing through the Loliondo Hills drive on into the endless plains of the Serengeti, heading towards the Northern area. Here wildlife is plentiful and so you will enjoy game drives on your way to your accommodation in Lobo Wildlife Lodge, arrive for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Early morning game drive in North Serengeti, breakfast in the bush, more game view, you will then drive to Northern Serengeti-Mara.  Arrive for dinner and overnight in Mara Undercanvas:   Full board.

Full day of game drives in Northern Serengeti Mara. This unspoilt area  is a spectacular wildlife destination. The Tanzania Mara River area is one of the greatest secrets of Africa, with large concentrations of animals year-around. The migration usually roams around in the area from July to October. Outside the migration season, there is still plenty to see, the area hosts many resident cats, elephants, resident zebra and wildebeest, herds of topi and lesser known animals such as the bat-eared fox. The river is the territory of hippo and crocodile year around.  Return to Mara Undercanvas for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Afterbreakfast, game drive on your way to Kogatende  Airstrip, fly to Arusha

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