6 Days Tanzania wildlife tour/ 6 Days Tanzania wildlife trip – Tanzania safaris tours

By January 28, 2019Safari News

 Overview of the 6 Days Tanzania wildlife tour/ 6 Days Tanzania wildlife trip

Our 6 Days Tanzania wildlife touris a suggested itinerary for you while on your Tanzania safari. We can adapt this 6 Days Tanzania tour to suite your tastes and preferences. As part of your adventure, you will visit the Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti plains, the Ngorongoro conservation area, and the Tarangire National Park. Your guide will take you for game drives in these parks ad you will see different wildlife in the area.  You will be driven in a 4×4 safari van, 4×4 safari land cruiser, 4×4 mini van depending on the number of people you will be coming with for this safari.

Safari highlight of the 6 Days Tanzania wildlife tour Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

 Day 2: Leave Lake Manyara for the Serengeti Plains

Day 3: Do a hot air balloon safari in Serengeti Plains and a game drive

Day 4: Leave Serengeti plains and transfer to the Ngorongoro crater

Day 5: Transfer from the Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park for game drives

Day 6: Depart Tarangire National Park back to Arusha

Detailed safari itinerary of the 6 Days Tanzania wildlife tour

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

On this day, your driver guide will pick you up from Arusha and transfer to you to Lake Manyara National Park. The drive time from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park is about two and a half hours. Arrive at the park, check in and do a morning game drive for about 2-3 hours. You will enjoy your drive in one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake which covers two-thirds of the park, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Have lunch, and after go for your afternoon game drive before you drive to your lodging facility. During your game drive, you will see several wild game including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Retire form the drive and go to your area booked for your stay that night.

Day 2: Leave Lake Manyara for the Serengeti Plains

After breakfast at your place of stay, you and your driver guide will drive we head towards the Serengeti National Park. On your way there, you will drive via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at the Serengeti National Park, check in and admire its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Drive to the central park area, also known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife and while there you will see several representatives of most of the Serengeti’s species. You will do a morning and afternoon game drive in the park as well as have lunch there.  Drive to your lodge, dine and rest.

Day 3:  Do a hot air balloon safari in Serengeti Plains and a game drive

After a big breakfast at the lodge, you will go to the Serengeti Plains for a game viewing safari. While there, you will be one of only a few fortunate people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains. You will be flown silently, floating above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of the plains, across rivers and spotting over numerous small villages. After your hot air balloon safari, you will do an afternoon game drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and while there, it is the best place to see Lions, Thomson gazelle, the topi, the ostrich as well as cheetah sightings. After your game drive, you will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the center in the shade of the giant acacia trees. Depending on your choice, you will do an afternoon game drive before you return to your lodge.

Day 4: Leave Serengeti plains and transfer to the Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast at the lodge you will depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area with a stopover at Olduvai Gorge, where the anthropologists Dr. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. You will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge have lunch and after you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife found there. The Ngorongoro crater supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. This crater is also characterized by a dense population of predators, which including lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen here.

Day 5: Transfer from the Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park for game drives

After breakfast at the lodge, you will depart for the Tarangire National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River. This park is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor characterized with natural vegetation that mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps attract a good number of animals. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African national park is also home to three rare species of animals, the Greater Kudu, the Fringed eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. After a picnic lunch you will do an afternoon game drive and drive to the lodge where you dine and rest.

Day 6: Depart Tarangire National Park back to Arusha

After your early morning breakfast, you will enjoy an early morning game drive in the Tarangire National Park, and after transfer back to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha will we have lunch and then your guide will bid you farewell marking the end of your safari. You will be transferred to your hotel or back to the airport for your flight.

End of the of the 6 Days Tanzania wildlife tour

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