3 Days 2 Nights
When visiting East Africa, don’t just come to see the animals, but also come to understand some of the many countries that these countries have to offer. Through a cultural tour, we aim to connect you with an experience that show cases the local culture in a respectful way, that is also beneficial for both sides.
Your driver guide with a 4x4 safari vehicle will pick you up at your hotel at 07:30AM and drive off to Mto wa Mbu. Mto Wa Mbu Village activities include tour of local market, interaction with local people, visit to homes, maasai village, banana plantations and primary school or orphanage center. It is advised to wear hats, apply sunscreen lotion and mosquito repellant. You can bring school supplies as an option and cash money to purchase wood carvings if you wish. You will enjoy the fresh food from the gardens of Mto wa Mbu. Afternoon will be time for game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park. Troops of baboons will welcome you upon entering the gate. Set your eyes up for tree climbing lions in this park. It is a home of up to 400 species of birdlife. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks. Dinner and Overnight at Crater Forest or similar.
After your early breakfast you will drive through Ngorongoro Conservation Area descend into the crater floor (UNESCO SITE) for a full day game viewing. You will enjoy picnic lunch inside the crater and continue with game drive. Ngorongoro is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest un flooded and unbroken caldera in the world which measures bout 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms. The Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder. It is one of Africa’s most famous sites and is said to have the highest density of wildlife in Africa. Sometimes described as an ‘eighth wonder of the world. It is home to approximately 30,000 animals, 25,000 being large mammals, mainly grazers – gazelles, buffalo, eland, hartebeest and warthog. You will not find giraffe since there is little to eat at tree level, nor Topi, because the competition with wildebeest is too fierce. On the ground floor, elephants are strangely mainly bulls. You can be lucky to sport the endangered black rhino in the crater floor. You will ascend before 6PM to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight Crater Forest or similar.
After breakfast you will drive out of Ngorongoro continue direct to Arusha. Drop off at your Hotel (Other transfers can be arranged with extra cost).
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