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3 Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari

The 3 days Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari takes you to explore the most popular wildlife destinations for a Tanzania safari. These are areas where you get to see most of the wildlife species in a very short time, especially the wild big cats. Serengeti National Park is famous for the great wildebeest migration and the Lion King movie was based on this park. Ngorongoro is also referred to as the Eden of Africa due to the beauty of the Ngorongoro crater and the wildlife that calls this place home.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

This safari begins in the morning from Arusha, a driver / guide will pick you from the hotel or your location and you begin on a journey to Serengeti National Park. It is a long journey therefore you will have some stopovers to take a break and lunch. There will be a brief stopover at Ngorongoro gate to have a look at the viewpoint of the crater. It will be a short stop and you will proceed to visit the Masai Village though this is optional. The Masai are great warriors who have reserved their culture for a long time. You will continue with your journey to Serengeti and upon arrival, you will have a short game drive as you head to the lodge where you will have an overnight stay.

Day 2: Game drive and transfer to Ngorongoro

After an early breakfast, you will embark on a game drive where you will be able to see most of the animals you might have missed the previous night. The wild species are usually active in the morning since it is not very hot, they can be seen grazing and others hunting in the open savannah plains of Serengeti. The animals to look out for include zebras, lions, buffaloes, hyenas, jackals, rhinos, and many more. After the game drive, you will head back to the lodge for lunch and after lunch, you will check out and transfer to Ngorongoro.

Day 3: Ngorongoro crater and departure

After breakfast, you will you will be transferred to the view point where you will enjoy the beautiful views of the crater’s bottom. This is one of the best places to see the big 5, you will be able to watch predators hunt and herbivores graze. You will be able to explore most areas of the magnificent caldera and you will later transfer back to the lodge for lunch or have a bush lunch (picnic). Animals to look out for include elephants, hippos, jackals, zebras, buffaloes and many more. A number of bird species can also be seen including flamingoes.  In the late afternoon you will transfer back to Arusha and that will be the end of your safari.

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