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ZanzibarMagic is an online marketplace for Tanzania Safari Tours and exotic island beach extensions specializing on Zanzibar and Tanzania.

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4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

4 Days, 3 NightsTanzania Basic Budget Camping Safari Joining Others min. 2 persons, max. 5 person in vehicle all guaranteed window seats, starts and ends in Arusha, you can start on any date you request.

Costs: $760.- USD per person.

Would request a minimum deposit of $120.- USD per person to secure the safari the remaining may be paid cash in $USD notes not older than the year 2006.

Would contact you the afternoon or evening in Arusha before safari start to go over the itinerary finer details.

4 Days 3 Nights Tanzania Basic Budget Camping Safari Joining Others Lake Manyara National Park Or Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater Minimum 2 person.
Day 01: Arusha/Lake Manyara National Park Or Tarangire National Park(130km/120km – 1½hours)

Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 0900am and drive on tarmac road 130km with Lunch Packed to Lake Manyara National Park (330 sq km or 127 sq mile’s) on the base of the Great Rift Valley, for the Morning and Afternoon game drives.
4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro The park is home to Lion, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon, Blue and Vervet monkey, Warthog and more…

About 350 species of birds have been recorded.

This small park contains also five distinct vegetation zones.

Thus supporting a large variety of birds and animals.
Lake Manyara National Park is also famous for its large flocks of flamingos.

In this park canoeing has recently been added to the tourist activities in this park at extra cost.

This is a great way to see the park from a new perspective.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Twiga Camp Site.

Meals Plan: {Lunch, Diner}
4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro  Or Drive to Tarangire National Park (120km – 1½hours)

Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 0900am and drive on tarmac road 120km to Tarangire National Park (2,850 sq km or 1,005 sq mile’s) for game drives.

Lunch picnic there after lunch continue with afternoon game viewing in the park, a home to Lion, Leopard, Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more…

Over 450 species of birds have been observed.
Tarangire National Park is most spectacular during the dry season when thousands of animals migrate into the park from the surrounding dry Maasai steppe, to use the permanent water supply of the Tarangire River.

You can see herds of elephants, numbering over a hundred.

Tarangire is also renowned for its tree pythons, which are easily seen.
4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

The animal population in the dry season rivals that of the Serengeti with wildebeest, zebra, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, gerenuk, fringe eared Oryx and flocks of birds of many different species.

Prime game viewing is between July through November.

The famous and giant baobab trees dot the park, their branches looking just like roots.

Some of the baobab trees are over 300 years old.

Legend has it that a displeased god turned them upside down at the time of creation.

Dinner and Overnight at Tarangire Zion campsite.

Meals Plan: {Lunch, Diner}
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Day 02: Lake Manyara National Park  Or Tarangire National Park/ Serengeti National Park (205km/215km – 5 hours)
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Breakfast at around 0700am.

Pick up from the Campsite at 0800am and drive to the Great Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km or 5,700 sq mile’s) with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim.

Serengeti National Park is a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more.
Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants.

The Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language.

In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah.

This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti.
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl.

This vast 14,763 km2 wildlife conservation area in north western Tanzania first came to public notice in 1901 when a troop of German soldiers was attacked by a raiding party of Maasai warriors.
The Germans subsequently built a defensive structure called Fort Ikoma in the area, and maintained it until it fell to the British army in 1917.

In 1921 the British Administration declared a 350 hectare nature reserve near a village called Seronera, and now the Serengeti’s administrative center to protect lions, and this was the start of the Serengeti National Park which was eventually formed in 1951.
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Camping Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro The park came to international attention in 1957 when Bernard Grzimek, then President of the Frankfurt Zoological Society, and his son Michael, wrote a book called Serengeti Shall Not Die and, in 1959, they made a wildlife film with the same title.

While the film won an Oscar at the annual American Acadamy Award presentations that same year, Michael was unfortunately killed in a plane crash while working on the documentary.
As a result of the Grzimeks’ efforts, the Serengeti is now one of the world’s best known National Parks, and with good reason.

Its vast, endlessly rolling, Acacia-studded grassland savannas, riverine forests, swamps, and hills and valleys are home to countless species of numerous wild animals – not to mention birds – as well as the 1.5 million wildebeest which annually migrate northwards – together with tens of thousands of zebras – into Kenya’s Maasai Mara Game Reserve for a month or two every year.
Camping Safari
Tanzania Camping Safari Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Seronera Camp Site.

Meals Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Diner}
Day 03: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater Rim (145km – 3 hours)
Wake up at 0600hours for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0900 hours back to the Campsite for breakfast.

Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim.

OPTION: Visit the Olduvai Gorge at extra fee of $20.- USD for the museum.
Ngorongoro Crater- The largest unbroken caldera in the world, Ngorongoro has an area of 260 kilometers and a depth of 610 meters.

The crater provides a protected habitat for thousands of mammals and birds.

The entire day is spent on the crater floor viewing lion, hyena, wildebeest, zebra, black rhinoceros, and many species of small antelopes.
The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area is located between the Serengeti and Lake Manyara. It is home to the famous Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest unbroken caldera in the world.

The Crater is a spectacular setting in which to experience your African safari. Some scientists maintain that before it erupted, Ngorongoro Crater- the largest intact caldera in the world would have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa.
Tanzania Camping Safari
Tanzania camping Safari Covering a mere 260 square kilometers (100 square miles), the 600 meter (1969 foot)-deep Crater is home to a permanent population of more than 30 000 animals.

It is one of the few places in Africa where you stand a very good chance of seeing the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) in the course of a game- drive.
The local Maasai have permission to graze their cattle on the Crater floor, and it is not unusual to see Maasai cattle and buffalo grazing together with lion mere meters away.

There are around 1000 lions in the Crater, approximately 20 black rhino, and the spectacular Lerai Forest is one of the best places in Africa to spot leopard.

Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Simba “A” Campsite.

Meals Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Diner}
Day 04: Ngorongoro CraterFloor/Arusha (190km – 3 hours)
Tanzania Camping Safari

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0730hours drive to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for game drives.

All the Big five Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…

Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more..

Break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring Picnic sites it will be an unforgettable experience.

After lunch proceed with game viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Arusha for drop off in Arusha Town or Arusha Airport for your flight.

Meals Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch}

END OF YOUR TANZANIA SAFARI

 

3-Day Budget Camping Safari Tarangire Manyara Ngorongoro
Safaris get back into Arusha at approximately 1630HRS, it is recommended to book a hotel for the night before and after the safari in Arusha.

4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

from USD 760 per person sharing, excl. international flight

Country: Tanzania

You visit: Tarangire OR Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater

Group or private: Small Group: tour is shared by guests who don't know each other, max. 5 travelers per vehicle

Comfort level: Budget

Wildlife viewing: Game drives

Viewing by: Pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting around: Pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle

4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

Getting there: This joining others safari tour starts and ends in Arusha, Tanzania.

ZanzibarMagic.com can book your international flights and thus arrange your full trip from home and back.

You will fly to Kilimanjaro airport (JRO) or to Arusha airport (ARK) via Dar es Salaam (DAR) or Zanzibar (ZNZ).

If you have an extra day, you can also check if flights to Nairobi (NBO) in Kenya are cheaper, as there are several daily shuttle buses between Nairobi and Arusha (e.g. riverside-shuttle.com, aashuttles.com, regionalluxuryshuttle.com, etc.).

Please contact ZanzibarMagic.com before booking your flights to confirm availability of this tour and get advice on the best flight route.

ZanzibarMagic.com will collect you from the airport (JRO/ARK), Arusha hotel or Arusha bus terminal and a return transfer is included.

If you fly to Arusha airport and the connection time in Dar es Salaam is less than 6 hours we recommend an overnight stay in Dar es Salaam.

Accommodation in Arusha on the day you arrive and a day-room at the end of this tour is not included.

If desired, overnight accommodation at the end of the tour and/or in Dar es Salaam can be arranged at additional cost, as well as accommodation in and the shuttle bus from/to Nairobi.

Lake Manyara Twiga Camp Site Or Tarangire Zion Camp Site
Budget camping, located just outside the park (Lake Manyara National Park Or Tarangire National Park)

Serengeti Seronera Public Camp Site
Budget camping, located inside park (Serengeti National Park)
Ngorongoro Simba “A” Campsite
Budget camping, located inside park (Ngorongoro Crater Rim)

Additional rate information

- The Tanzania Safari rate for this Safari tour is applicable year-round.

- The Tanzania Safari rate varies for single travelers if we have no others to join on your safari start date for single travelers.

It gets very expensive for single travelers and we recommend you try and find a second person yourself to join you to be able to confirm a start date on any date you request.

- For single travelers and larger safari group discounts please do contact us.

- There is a minimum number of 2 people required to book this Safari tour.

- The rate varies for larger group size.

2-4 person $760.- USD per person.

- We don't mind if you are one person but do call us or email us before you confirm start date with us. In case there are no others to join Single travelers $995.- USD per person.

- This is a joining others safari all guaranteed window seats.

- For Kilimanjaro Airport or Moshi or other location pick ups and drop off please inquire for extra costs.

- Would request a deposit minimum of $120.- USD per person to secure this safari the remaining to be paid in cash in $USD notes not older than the year 2006.

My representative in Arusha would contact you the afternoon before safari start to go over itinerary and finer details and complete all other formalities.

Please let me have a local telephone number or otherwise and advice further location of your stay in Arusha the night before safari start.

- We accept bankers transfers, all bank charges to be included with your remittance

- We accept online (credit/debit card) payments through:

Skrill.com
Payza.com
WesternUnion.com

-Please add 5% extra to total when paying online as a processing fee.

-Tanzania Safari Bookings can also be done over our Tanzania Safaris Zanzibar Travel Website Online Shop that accepts online payments and credit cards at checkout.

- All major credit cards are accepted, Visa, Master Card etc.....

- NOTE: Tips to the Driver Guide And Cook is highly recommended.

Once a deposit payment is made the rate is guaranteed.
We have guaranteed daily departures, even if we have no others to join you the safari goes ahead.

Once you have chosen a date to start and we find others to join.

Game drives can start any time from 6am to 6pm, depending on weather and activities wished to be seen.

Usually breakfast at 7am and safari start at 8am.

You may help in setting up the tents at the camp, but a cook is available who is responsible for that and all cooking activities whilst you are out on safari.

Sample Menu includes:

Breakfast: Coffee, tea, porridge, eggs, sausages, bacon, cereals, bread, butter, jam, honey, fruit juices.

Lunch: salads, smoked sailfish, beef, salami, ham, fruit, salad, pancake, Coffee, tea.

Dinner: soup, fish, meat, chicken, vegetables (green beans, broccoli, spinach, cabbage) pasta or rice, potatoes, fruits and dessert.

Also, drinking water. A liter a day is provided, you probably buy some water of your own to take with you.

4-Day Safari Manyara Or Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

Safari Rates include

- All taxes/VAT
- Park fees
- Tent Accommodation and Full Board meals as mentioned in the tour description while on Safari
- Transportation as mentioned in the tour description by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that ‘pops up’ to enable easy viewing and photography.
- All activities as mentioned in the tour description
- Services of English speaking skilled and experienced proffessional driver/guide
- Other language speaking Drivers Guide of your request.
- Pick up ex Arusha Town or Airport before and after the trip drop off.
- Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
- Extensive Game Drives in the National Parks
- Camping fees if doing camping safari
- Sleeping tents, sleeping bags, mattresses and pillow
- Service of a safari cook & Utensils
- Crater tour services
- Drinking water 1.5 liter per person per day

Safari Rates exclude

- International flights from home and back
- Tips and Porterage or Gratitude
- Visa fees (if applicable)
- Travel insurance
- Other personal items
- Travel/flying doctors rescue services.
- Airport departure Tax
- Personal & baggage insurance
- Canoeing Safari
- Olduvai Gorge entrance fee
- Balloon Safari
- Laundry ,Personal Toiletries and items of a personal nature
- Beverages/Drinks
- Optional activities.
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

What you need to bring:-
-Personal spending money
-Additional toiletries: – toilet paper, bathing soap and towels are provided at the lodges
-Bathroom slippers
-Insect repellent; -Enough film for your cameras
-Light clothes for day wear
-Warm jacket/pullover/sweat-shirt/fleece for the chilly evenings and mornings
-Sneakers, walking boots or sandals.

Rooms in Arusha start from $40.- USD upwards on bed and breakfast and we can book these for you.

Just so you know
This tour accepts children of all ages
The itinerary of this tour can be customized
In case an accommodation is fully booked we'll suggest a comparable alternative
This tour requires a minimum of 2 or more people, please see the 'rates' tab for more info

This tour doesn't have fixed departure dates.

Instead, the departure dates can be customized in consultation with ZanzibarMagic.com.

The final departure dates will depend on the client's preferences and availability of accommodations and/or other components of this tour.

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