Visit Lake Manyara And Catch A Glimpse Of Manyara's Famous Tree-climbing Lions, Thousands Of Lesser Flamingos As Well As Other Large Water Birds Such As Pelicans, Cormorants And Storks. Drive To Ngorongoro Crater Commonly Referred To As The "Garden Of Eden" And The Park Is Inhabited By About 30,000 Animals, Of Which Half Are Zebra And Wildebeest.
A representative from Barefoot Adventures will pick you from your hotel or pick you up from the airport and after briefing will be introduced you to your safari guide and other members of the tour. You will be driven to Lake Manyara arriving by mid day. Pitch tent as you wait for lunch to be prepared. Spend the afternoon at leisure and later go for the evening game drive. Lake Manyara is 230 kilometers squared while the whole park is 330 kilometers squared inclusive of the lake. Lake Manyara is located under the wall of the Rift Valley and has the highest population of elephants per square kilometer in the country. If you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions. The lake attracts thousands of lesser flamingos as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks, due to its alkaline nature. Dinner and overnight at Jambo campsite.
Pre Breakfast game drive which offers you an opportunity to view game you might have missed, return to the camp for your full breakfast and shortly depart afterward. Drive to Ngorongoro crater; lunch en-route arriving in the afternoon. Pitch tent at the campsite which is at the rim of the crater and take a guided walking tour on the crater rim which offers an amazing view of the crater. Dinner and overnight stay at Simba campsite.
Have breakfast early and descend 2000 meters with a four-wheel drive vehicle to the floor of the crater. Ngorongoro crater is commonly referred to as the "Garden of Eden" and the park is inhabited by about 30,000 animals, of which half are zebra and wildebeest. The park has recorded over 14000 wildebeest. Tanzania's few remaining black rhino are regularly sighted in the crater, as are large herds of buffalos. On the crater floor and in the Ngoitokitok swamps, reside plenty of hippos who remain partially submerged during the day and graze on grass at night. Bird life is also abundant. Spend the day exploring this natural habitat taking a break to have a picnic lunch. Later ascend back to the campsite, pack and depart. Drive to Arusha arriving late afternoon. Drop off at a hotel in Arusha or the airport to board a flight to your next destination.