Kobe is Swahili word meaning Tortoises one of the primitive animal, they are created to wander in the wild since the age of dinosaurs. Guest on Kobe Tanzania Safari will visit Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro giving chances of spotting the big five among other different species of wild animal, Bird watchers will also get an opportunity of spotting different species of birds.
A visit to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro is an enchanting journey through the heart of Tanzania’s wildlife and natural wonders. These three iconic destinations offer a unique and unforgettable safari experience, showcasing the diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife that make Tanzania a top choice for nature enthusiasts.
Starting with Lake Manyara, located at the base of the Great Rift Valley, it is a picturesque gem. As you enter the park, you are greeted by a breathtaking vista of the lake’s shimmering waters, surrounded by lush greenery and majestic cliffs. The park is renowned for its tree-climbing lions, which can often be spotted resting on branches. Exploring the park’s network of trails and viewpoints reveals a rich variety of bird species, including pink flamingos, pelicans, and herons.
Next, the journey takes you to the legendary Serengeti National Park, an immense savannah teeming with wildlife. As you drive through the vast plains, you witness the awe-inspiring sight of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles migrating in search of fresh grazing grounds. The Serengeti is also home to a diverse array of predators, such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs, making it a prime location for witnessing thrilling predator-prey interactions. The park’s expansive landscapes, dotted with acacia trees and rocky outcrops, create an iconic African safari backdrop.
Finally, a visit to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area presents an opportunity to explore the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera. Descending into the Ngorongoro Crater, you find yourself immersed in a microcosm of wildlife. The crater’s fertile floor sustains an incredible concentration of animals, including elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and an abundance of bird species. With its stunning scenery and unique ecosystem, the Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the “Garden of Eden.”
Throughout this journey, expert guides provide insights into the local flora and fauna, ensuring an educational and enriching experience. The camps and lodges in these areas offer comfortable accommodations, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the wild while enjoying the warmth of Tanzanian hospitality.
A visit to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that leaves a lasting impression. The combination of diverse landscapes, rich wildlife, and cultural heritage make this region an unparalleled destination for safari enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Tanzania’s commitment to conservation ensures that future generations can continue to marvel at the wonders of these extraordinary places.
You will be picked from your hotel at 8am and start a beautiful journey across the Great Rift Valley for a full day game drive. Although small in dimension (205 sq. miles), the park has breathtaking scenery and well famous for its lush acacia forest, giant figs and mahogany trees, as well as to a growing population of baboons and blue monkeys.
Permanent residents of this park also include giraffes, elephants, impalas and a huge amount of buffaloes. The lake is also home to a large number of hippos.
The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that can not be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes and buffaloes in the foreground and the lake in the background.
Some possible extra tours are possible, including a bike tour or a boat excursion. Afternoon return to Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp or similar for dinner and Overnight stay.
After an early breakfast, depart towards the most famous National park in the World, the Serengeti. The driving itself, although long, is spectacular.
This will be an unforgettable moment for anyone seeing it for the first time. As you progress well into the Serengeti, you will see why the name means, in local language, “endless plains”. The park has 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) and for most of it, the plains will stretch to the horizon defying your senses and perception of distances.
It is the home of the Great Migration and to 2 million wildebeests, hundreds of thousands of zebras and all kinds of antelopes. As for Big Cats and large predators, it’s the place of choice to look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, with many television scenes like the famous river crossings having been filmed in this park. Dinner and overnight stay at Ang’Ata Serengeti Camp or Similar
Early morning game drive (when the animals are more active) and see one of the best sunrises you’ll ever witness. After the game drive, we return to the camp for a rewarding brunch and then we’ll proceed to Ngorongoro, the 8th wonder of the Natural World. The crater spreads for 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 ft high walls, making it virtually a Noah’s ark and inhabiting almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa.
It’s one of the very rare locations in the whole continent where you can witness the black Rhino. The crater has a river, several swamps, a soda lake with a great concentration of flamingos, a forest and open plains. It’s also famous for its elephants which, are the largest in the world and have huge tusks. Ngorongoro Crater is truly a Wonder of the Natural World.
You will reach Ngorongoro in time for a sundowner. Possibility to upgrade your accommodation level.Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge or similar.
We will start the day very early and descend into the crater floor for an incredible morning of wildlife in one of the most stunning places on Earth. After the game drive, there will be time for a picnic lunch near the beautiful hippo Lake.
After lunch, we will have time for a short game drive and then ascend the crater and exit Ngorongoro Conservation Area towards Arusha. We expect to be back in Arusha around 5pm although we are flexible in case there is a flight to catch or another situation.