4 Day Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti Safari
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro
In the morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater. After arrival you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Overnight at campsite on the crater rim. Lunchbox and dinner included.
Day 2: Ngorongoro – Serengeti
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch will be provided. On the way you have the option to stop at the Olduvai Gorge Museum with artifacts from Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries. After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a game drive. Overnight at campsite in Central Serengeti. All meals included.
Day 3: Serengeti
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal animals returning from hunting and lions awaking in the dawn a full day of game drives around Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species. Overnight at campsite in Central Serengeti. All meals included.
Day 4: Serengeti – Arusha
After breakfast you proceed with game viewing en route and return to Arusha. Reach to Arusha late afternoon. Breakfast and lunchbox included.