2 DAYS TARANGIRE AND NGORONGORO SAFARI
For those pressed for time, this two day and one night safari parks in two of Tanzania’s most beloved national parks. You will have the chance to see the big five and plenty more as you travel to these two wonderful parks.
Tarangire national park, home of Tanzania’s largest elephant population, is a fascinating park during the dry season when the Tarangire river becomes a vital source of water for animals throughout the region. As vast herds of wildebeest and zebra move to the river to replenish, the parks lions, leopards and hyenas capitalise in a dynamic display of natures cruel beauty.
It’s then on to the world famous Ngorongoro conservation area, where cape buffalo, rhinoceros and hippopotamus can be spotted amid the caldera’s verdant plains. A picnic lunch by the hippo pool is a rare treat, allowing you to have a meal within a few dozen feet of those intimidating herbivores.
DAY 1 :: Moshi / Arusha – Tarangire national park. You’ll depart from Moshi after Breakfast for the approximately 3 to 2 hours drive to Tarangire national park, along the way you will pass busting Maasai villages and the vast, open plains that have become synonymous with images of Africa.
Once you have entered Tarangire, you will begin your game drive across a rich vista of endless golden Savannah that surrounds the Tarangire river. The river itself runs through out the year and is a vital source of water for the animals of the region during the dry season. Lined with acacia and baobub trees, the river is regularly visited by the park’s large elephant population as well as other herbivores such as zebras and antelopes.
A picnic lunch with a view of the river is a great way to take it all in, but you’ll have to keep your toes as the local monkey population does it’s best to separate you from your lunch.
Driving through the park you’ll also have the opportunity to see lions, leopards, Cape buffalo and a huge variety of antelopes. If you’re particularly lucky, you might even see endangered animals such as the Grreater kudu or the fringed eared oxyx.
After you days drive is done, you will retire to your accommodation for the evening.
Sometimes considered as the 8th wonder of the world.
Home to over 120 species of Mammals including the fabled Big five, the Ngorongoro conservation area is the most sought after safari destinations in the world. It’s a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, ad well as place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water. From the comfort of your open top vehicle, you’ll be able to observe and photograph some of Africa’s most recognisable faces. The crater is home to a large number of predators, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals and hyenas as well as a large population of wildebeest, zebras, antelope, cope buffalo and more. it’s truly one of Africa’s premier safaris destinations.
After the thrills and excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch by the park’s famous hippo pool. Thereafter you will drive back to Moshi| Arusha .
OPTIONAL CHANGE :
2 days lake manyara & Ngorongoro safaris takes you to explore lake manyara national park at small but scenic safaris park, excellent for bird watching and a good area to find elephant as well as the potential excitement of spolting a legendary lake manyara tree- climbing lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo and wildebeest can be found grazing in unexpected clearings in the
Woodlands or heading towards water sources to drink.
ADDONS BY EXTRA COST:
Welcome to meserani snake park in Arusha. The snake park provides various activities, take a guided tour and learn about some of the most dangerous snakes in the world you can view approximately 48 snake species include Black Mamba and Egyptian Cobra.
Also enjoy your personal Masai guide who will take you to spectacular tour of the Masai cultural museum .
When you are visiting Tanzania for Kilimanjaro trekking or for wildlife safari in northern game parks, you can always spare some hours or a day or two days to explore Masai culture, visit maasai bomas and get a bit of Tanzania culture.
A day trip to Ilkurot Masai Village at this Maasai Bomas you can do the following, see traditional houses and learn lifestyle of Maasai, ask about their nomadic travel lifestyle, Nomad hunting safaris, get goat slaughtered and barbequed meat, milking cows, experience maasai dances, learn about arts and crafts, you can do Donkey or camel safari around nature trails to see wildlife animals like Giraffes, Zebra, Rabbit, Hyena,Thomson gazelle, dikdik, birds etc
Tours booking duration is half day. https://kiafricaadventure.com/1-day-ngorongoro-crater-safari/