Tanzania Untouched

Tanzania Untouched: 6 days, 5 nights
Locations:Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Natron, Lake Manyara, Lake Eyasi
Highlights:Three lakes: Manyara, Natron, Eyasi, Maasai, Datoga people, Hadzabe Tribe, Night game drive
Best times:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

         Best time                   Good time                   Mixed

 

Quick Itinerary


Day 1:Moshi / Arusha ➜ Tarangire National Park ➜ Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Day 2:Ngorongoro Crater ➜ Lake Natron
Day 3:Lake Natron
Day 4:Lake Natron ➜ Lake Manyara National Park
Day 5:Lake Manyara National Park ➜ Lake Eyasi
Day 6:Lake Eyasi ➜ Moshi / JRO / Arusha / ARK


 

Detailed itinerary:

 

1

Your safari driver-guide will take you in your 4×4 Land Cruiser, open-roof vehicle from Moshi or Arusha to Tarangire National Park (LMNP), famous for its herds of elephants and Baobab trees. Enjoy your game for the rest of the day. Later proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) for your dinner and overnight stay.
Driving times: Moshi / Arusha – TNP: 3-4 hours
                          TNP – Karatu / NCA: 1.5-2 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

2

Early descent down into Ngorongoro Crater, what’s commonly referred to as the “8th Natural Wonder” of the world and the largest caldera where humans and animals coexist. At midday proceed to Lake Natron, your destination for today.
Driving times: Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Natron: 5-6 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Lake Natron Tented Camp ($$$)

3

Spend the day exploring the Lake Natron, including the shores of the lake, a breeding ground for flamingos and the hominid footprints. Later proceed to the Engaresero Waterfalls area for small hikes, some relaxation and swimming. Later in the afternoon visit an authentic Maasai village and get a glimpse of the culture before ending your day with a delicious meal.
Driving times:
Optional activity: Ol Doinyo Lengai climb
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Lake Natron Tented Camp ($$$)

4

After a leisurely breakfast drive to Lake Manyara. Check-in and freshen up for your early dinner. At approximately 7:00pm head for a night game drive in Lake Manyara National Park (LMNP) and encounter nocturnal (night) wildlife.
Driving times: Lake Natron – LMNP: 5-6 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Hotel ($$), Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp ($$), Lake Manyara Serena Lodge ($$$$)

5

Morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park,situated at the bottom of the western wall of the spectacular Great Rift Valley. Early afternoon driveto Lake Eyasi to visit the Datoga tribe in afternoon to experience their traditional life and culture.
Driving times: LMNP – Lake Eyasi: 3-3.5 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Eyasi Safari Lodge ($$)

6

Early morning (approximately 6:00am) join the Hadzabe tribe as they hunt (2-3 hours walking). Return back to the lodge for a late brunch. Check-out and head back to Moshi / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) / Arusha / Arusha Airport (ARK). End of our services | Kilimanjaro tour | Zanzibar extension | airport.
Driving times: Lake Eyasi – Moshi / JRO / Arusha / ARK: 6-7 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box
Accommodation: