Niasa Tours (T) Ltd

4 Day Tanzania Adventure Camping Safari

4 Days

4 Day 3 Night Adventure Camping Safari
Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Crater 

On a captivating 4-day safari through Tanzania's renowned national parks. Starting from the diverse landscapes of Lake Manyara, journey into the heart of the Serengeti, explore the historical depths of Olduvai Gorge, and conclude with the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. This itinerary offers a rich tapestry of wildlife, stunning vistas, and significant archaeological sites, ensuring an unforgettable African adventure.

Trip Highlights:

  1. Lake Manyara National Park:

    • Explore the diverse habitats of Lake Manyara, including acacia woodlands, water forests, and baobab-strewn cliffs.
    • Witness the world’s largest concentration of baboons and the famous tree-climbing lions.
    • Enjoy the stunning scenery and incredible birdlife, including flocks of flamingos and pelicans.
  2. Serengeti National Park - Seronera Area:

    • Drive through the scenic highlands of Karatu and Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the Serengeti.
    • Discover the central Seronera area, a prime wildlife habitat with the Seronera River attracting numerous species.
    • Experience an afternoon game drive in one of Africa’s most iconic wildlife reserves, home to the Big Five and the Great Migration.
  3. Olduvai Gorge:

    • Visit the archaeological site of Olduvai Gorge, often referred to as the "Cradle of Mankind."
    • Learn about the significant discoveries by Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey, including the fossils of early human ancestors.
    • Gain insight into human evolution and the history of ancient civilizations.
  4. Ngorongoro Crater:

    • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at its diverse ecosystem.
    • Spot a wide variety of wildlife, including herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, and a dense population of predators like lions and hyenas.
    • Visit Lake Magadi within the crater, home to flamingos, hippos, and other water birds.
  5. Wildlife Viewing and Scenic Landscapes:

    • Experience the unparalleled beauty and biodiversity of Tanzania’s national parks.
    • Enjoy the unique landscapes, from the lush forests of Manyara to the vast plains of the Serengeti and the dramatic crater of Ngorongoro.
    • Capture memorable moments with sightings of Africa’s most iconic wildlife in their natural habitats.

This safari promises an immersive experience into the heart of Tanzania’s wilderness, offering rich wildlife encounters, stunning landscapes, and a touch of ancient history.


Tarangire / Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater,Itinerary

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing.
Overnight at Ngorongoro farm house. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.
Overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge where you will have dinner and overnight (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha or airport drop off. ( Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost ) (Breakfast & lunch)

What is included in this trek package?

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking naturalist driver/guide
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4×4 with viewing roof and guaranteed window seating
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • National Park gate fees, Park commission, and Government taxes (based on current rates)

What is excluded in this trek package?

  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Drinks and extra bottled water
  • Optional tours (Olduvai Gorge and Maasai Village visit)
  • Holiday supplement December 20 – January 5
  • Discount for kids under 15 years old
4 Day Tanzania Adventure Camping Safari