Once upon a time, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area was considered as the roof of Africa. 3 million years ago Kilimanjaro was not considered as the “The Roof of Africa” but it was the Ngorongoro Crater which had a massive super volcano that stood higher and mightier than Kilimanjaro. Tourists can spot almost every animal species present in East Africa in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The carter is home to 25,000 large animals including ungulates, buffaloes, warthogs, hippos, and elephants.
The conservation area also has an amazing population of lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and leopards.
The conservation area is known to hold the earliest evidence of the existence of human ancestors which includes the fossilized footprints at Laetoli.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area has the world’s largest fully intact caldera which makes it the eighth wonder of the world
In the morning at 0830 hrs pick up from your hotel and drive on tarmac road 130km to Lake Manyara National Park with packed lunch for game drives. The Lake occupies large area of the park, the forest start just when you cross the park gate along the base of the Great Rift Valley and hot spring to the west of the park.
The park is home to Tree climbing Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo, troops of Baboons, also Flamingo bird Ostrich, Egyptian Geese and more. After your picnic lunch proceed with afternoon game drives before you leave the park for dinner and overnight Kudu Lodge
Kudu Lodge and Campsite offers outstanding hospitality, comfortable accommodation and pleasant surroundings, is situated at Karatu, the heart of the northern Tanzania safari circuit. Kudu Lodge nestles in eleven acres of rolling countryside, amidst mature trees and gardens, home to myriad birds and a tranquil and shady oasis hideaway for visitors— the perfect base for wildlife safaris. Our lodge is the epitome of spaciousness, friendliness and African hospitality.
Dinner and overnight at Kudu Lodge (FB)
After breakfast, descend down to the crater with lunch boxes for full day game drive.
Ngorongoro district in Tanzania, home to the famous Ngorongoro crater and bordering the Serengeti national park, is surely one of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. Animals are free to move here.
This free mobility of animals and rich volcanic soil, lush forests and spring source lakes on the crater floor tend to attract tourists throughout the year. The crater is a home to Black Rhino, Cheetah, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Wildebeest, Zebra and birds like Ostrich, Vultures, Flamingos on the Crater soda lake.
Your lunch will be served on the picnic site at Ngoitokitok swamp a Hippo pool, after lunch proceeds with afternoon game viewing while ascending the Crater
Afterward drive back to Moshi, if you wish you may visit Mto wa Mbu market or any Masai market on the way before reaching Moshi in late evening. Please let us know if you are flying on this day or need accommodation in Keys Hotel Moshi.
Dinner and overnight at Keys hotel (BB)