ORIGINS | 6 DAYS
ORIGINS | 6 DAYS
Number of days: 6
Destinations: Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire
Travel category: wildlife focus, human history, walking safaris, adventure
The ancient volcanic lakes of Manyara, Magadi in the Ngorongoro Crater, and Natron link this tour in the discovery of the original Garden of Eden. Mankind’s oldest footsteps are here along the Rift Valley Escarpment. Imagine life of the earliest humans in this uniquely challenging yet giving geographic environment.
|Day 1||Arusha – Lake Manyara Depart early from Arusha town to reach Lake Manyara by mid-morning. Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the lake and its animals, including the unique tree climbing lions. Before evening arrive at camp or hotel for overnighting.|
|Day 2||Ngorongoro Crater Explore the Ngorongoro Crater beginning from early morning to catch a glimpse of the elusive Black Rhino. Enjoy breathtaking views of the crater from the floor, and see a microenvironment of elephants, zebras, wildebeest, and lions.|
|Day 3||Olmoti or Empakai Crater Go off the beaten track to explore on foot the enchantingly emerald sister craters to Ngorongoro. Watch for leopards and cheetahs in their natural habitat though a guided walking safari.|
|Day 4||Lake Natron Feel in awe of the vastness of solitude as you enter the basin between Oldonyo Lengai and Lake Natron. The escarpment guards the lake to the end of the horizon. Take a hike to explore the scenery or into the escarpment toward the source of water.|
|Day 5||Lake Natron – walking safaris To catch the flamingos close to the lake shore, awaken at dawn to walk past roaming zebras and wildebeest to reach a pool of pink. Be prepared to wade out into the salinic waters to observe the flamingos feeding and courting in the thousands. Leave by early afternoon to overnight at Mto wa Mbu.|
|Day 6||Tarangire – return to Arusha Journey further west to enter into the second largest park in Tanzania, home to more than 30 elephant herds that migrate between Tarangire to Lake Manyara. Look out for pythons and lions in trees. Return to Arusha by late evening.|
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