Lake Manyara is located under the wall of the Rift Valley and has the highest population of elephants per square kilometer in the country. If you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions. The lake attracts thousands of lesser flamingos as well as other large water birds such as pelicans
7 Days Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Lodge safari
This is a combined kenya and Tanzania safari, Our lodge safari takes you to amboseli, lake manyara, serengeti and ngorongoro crater in a duration of seven days. The tour begins in Nairobi and ends in Arusha. We normally use safari vehicles which have pop up roofs ideal for game viewing. We have a variety of lodges or luxury tented to choose from. All accommodations units are based on full board basis.please Contact us for a quote.
Day 1: Nairobi -Amboseli National park
A representative from Goshawk Tours will meet you at your hotel or pick you up from the airport and after briefing you he or she will introduce you to your safari guide and other members of the tour. You will be driven to Amboseli arriving Amboseli Serena Lodge in time for lunch. On arrival you will be assisted to check inn into your respective rooms. Spend the afternoon at leisure or take a dip in the pool; later head out for the evening game drive. Amboseli has a wide variety of wildlife raging from the Big five, cats, plains game and birdlife. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Day 2: Amboseli full day
Wake up early enough to the most intoxicating view of Mt. Kilimanjaro which seats majestically as the back drop of this amazing park, on a clear day the snow peaks are visible. After breakfast head out for the morning game drive which provides the opportunity to see the most since wild game come out to hunt or browse/graze very early before the sun becomes to hot. Amboseli has the highest population of elephants and has been the centre for elephant research for the last thirty years with each individual known by name. Return to the lodge for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure. Later on head out for the evening game drive; large herds of elephants can be encountered. Amboseli has a variety of bird life both migratory and terrestrial. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Day 3: Lake Manyara
Depart Amboseli after breakfast and drive to Lake Manyara via the Namanga border and Arusha town arriving in time for lunch. You will be assisted to check inn into your respective rooms. After lunch spend the afternoon at leisure and later go for the evening game drive. Lake Manyara is 230 kilometers squared while the whole park is 330 kilometers squared inclusive of the lake. Lake Manyara is located under the wall of the Rift Valley and has the highest population of elephants per square kilometer in the country. If you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions. The lake attracts thousands of lesser flamingos as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks, due to its alkaline nature. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 4: Serengeti
Pre Breakfast game drive which offers you an opurtunity to view game you might have missed, return to the lodge for your full breakfast. Depart and head to Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge, a fossil site excavated by the leakey family where they discovered human fossil dating back 2 million years. Lunch at the Olduvai gorge; later proceed to the world famous Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is one of the largest wildlife sanctuary in the world and it is also the site of the most breathtaking events in the animal kingdom. The migration of over a million of wildebeest to the Masai Mara game reserve. After checking inn into the lodge head out for the evening game drive. Dinner and over night at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 5: Serengeti -Ngorongoro
Serengeti means "endless plain" in the Masai language and much of the landscape epitomizes what we have come to expect from an East African safari; vast open savannahs dotted with acacia trees, rocky outcrops, riverine bushes, scrubs, rivers and swamps. These features give Serengeti a fascinating variety of sceneries. The day is spent exploring this amazing park with morning and evening game drive. The parks wildlife population is over 4 million and over 400 bird species both migratory and terrestrial. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro
Pre Breakfast game drive which offers you an opurtunity to view game you might have missed, return to the lodge for your full breakfast and shortly depart afterwards. Drive to Ngorongoro crater; lunch en route arriving in the afternoon. After checking inn and relaxing a bit head out for a guided walking tour on the crater rim this offers amazing view of the crater. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 7: Arusha-back home
Have breakfast early and descend 2000 meters with a four wheel drive vehicle to the floor of the crater. Ngorongoro crater is commonly referred to as the "Garden of Eden" and the park is inhabited by about 30,000 animals, of which half are zebra and wildebeest. The park has recorded over 14000 wildebeest. Tanzania's few remaining black rhino are regularly sighted in the crater, as are large herds of buffalos. On the crater floor and in the Ngoitokitok swamps, reside plenty of hippos who remain partially submerged during the day and graze on grass at night. Bird life is also abundant. Spend the day exploring this natural habitat taking a break to have a picnic lunch. Later ascend the crater and depart. Drive to Arusha arriving late afternoon. Drop off at a hotel in Arusha or the airport to board a flight to your next destination.
? Transport in a custom safari van & 4x4 land rover with pop up roof.
? All park entrance fees.
? Fullboard Accommodation.
? Services of an English speaking driver guide.
? All government taxes.
? International airfares.
? All expenditure of personal nature such as telephone calls, alcohol, soft drinks and laundry.