Only three days gives you a golden opportunity to enjoy our famous destinations and certainly leaves you with the superb memories to take home. Departing from Arusha, our first destination in the Northern Circuit will be enormous Lake Manyara National Park; – the beautiful, diverse and crawling with wonderful wildlife. Next up is nearly Ngorongoro Conservation Area with its unmatched crater. In each location, wildlife flourishes and incredible experience is around you.Less
Driving distance: 55km/1hr
After arrival and clear custom at Kilimanjaro airport, meet with our smiling driver at the exit door with your name on our sign board who will welcome you and assist to load your bags in the vehicle thereafter drive you to your accommodation in Arusha city.
In the accommodation the driver will help you with check-inn process then confirm the next day schedule.
(Depend on arrive time, salesperson will meet you for safari briefing; if not, briefing will be scheduled next morning before heading to the bush)
Accommodation: Overnight stay at Kibo Palace Hotel on Bed and Breakfast Basis
Breakfast at the hotel.
After leisurely breakfast, our driver-guide will pick you up and drive you to Lake Manyara National while whetting your appetite for the adventures to come. If are in need, “there is an option of doing quick personal purchase or either passing into the exchange shop/bank before leaving Arusha city”.
Lake Manyara national park is a small and forest kind of park with wide variety of bird species, baboons and rare tree climbing lions which nourishes your visit. The beautifully alkaline lake attracts flocks of flamingos that feeds along the lakeshore although in dry season flamingos and other water birds are usually found in small numbers. We enjoy our picnic lunch box in one of the picnic site during the daytime and keep on exploring the park.
After game viewing, we check out of the park and drive to our accommodation in in Karatu for leisure
Accommodation: Dinner and overnight stay at Marera Valley Lodge on Full Board Basis
Driving distance: 248km/5hrs
Early breakfast at the lodge/depart with breakfast box together with picnic lunch boxes.
We leave the lodge and drive to the descending gate of Ngorongoro crater. Soon After arriving into beautifully crater floor, we maximize our time in search of wildlife and enjoying the great landscapes. it is the mostly famous area to spot Black Rhinos and fortunately all the big five within a day.
The crater has a population of estimated 120 lions, with well-defined territories: 15,000 wildebeest, 9,000 zebras, 400 hyenas, and around 50 black rhinos. Many wildebeest and other herd animals are resident, benefiting from the many sources of years-round water and are boosted by some migrators in season. Buffalo, Thomson’s gazelle and eland are also present in numbers. Hippos can be spotted in the pool and flamingos at the shore of lake Magadi especially in wet and semi-arid season.
After ascending from crater floor, drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport for checking-in to your departure flight
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