A high-value road safari featuring both luxury tented camps and traditional safari lodges, this memorable Tanzanian safari offers a sensational two-night stay in the world-famous Serengeti National Park, and a visit to the ‘eighth wonder of the world’, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and end your tour with a game drive in the lovely evergreen Lake Manyara Park.
Wildlife Highlights: lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, hippos, crocodiles, wildebeest, zebra, antelope, gazelle, impala, waterbuck, topi, eland, plains game, giraffe and rhino.
Accommodation: Four Points by Sheraton Arusha Hotel, Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, Escarpment Luxury Lodge-Manyara
The Serengeti, whose Maasai name ‘Siringet' translates as ‘the endless plains', offers unparalleled ornithological opportunities and an unrivalled natural arena wherein the glory and harmony of nature can be appreciated as nowhere else on earth. Fact File
Area: 14,760 sq km.
Location: 200 km west of Arusha: the park’s northern boundary abuts with the Kenya border, its western boundary reaches Lake Victoria.
Wildlife highlights: wildebeest, zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, lion, spotted hyena, hunting dog, cheetah, black rhino, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, topi, eland, jackal and otter. Birds: over 350 recorded species including 34 raptors.
Often referred to as ‘the eighth wonder of the world' the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa's best-known wildlife arenas. A World Heritage Site, it is also one of the largest volcanic craters in the world (almost 20 kilometres wide, 610-760 metres deep and covering a total area of 264 square kilometres).
Fauna: Large population of ungulates in the crater and high numbers of predators, particularly lion. The only absentees from the usual East African large mammals are the giraffe, impala and female and young elephants.
Birds: Abundant birds include ostrich, kori bustard, Verreaux’s eagle, Egyptian vulture, rosy-breasted longclaw and lesser flamingo.
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