Tanzania Active Safari

Active, Arusha to Arusha

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Go beyond four wheels and discover the many modes of exploring Tanzania's great outdoors. This eight-day tour is built for adventurous travellers who prefer a dose of adrenaline with their exploration. Canoe-safari through Momella Lake and spot hippos, giraffes, and water birds in their natural habitats, and hike into (and out of) an extinct volcanic crater. Of course, you'll have two days to explore the Serengeti in a 4x4, leaving your hands free for photo ops along the way (because it wouldn't be a trip to Tanzania without the safari photos to prove it).

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Canoe safari in Arusha National Park
  • Hike in Empakaai Crater
  • Wildlife safari drives in Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Mountain bike ride in Lake Manyara National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Cycle through lake manyara national park
  • Hike the empakaai crater and spot flamingos
  • Canoe along the shoreline of momella lake
  • Learn about local tribes and their ways of life
  • Safari through the serengeti and ngorongoro crater.

Itinerary

Arusha Arrive at any time.
Arusha NP Head into Arusha NP and explore Momella Lake by canoe. Spot wildlife on the waters edge as they come to drink.
Arusha/Mto wa Mbu Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. In the afternoon experience local cultures and wildlife from your bike on a ride through the farming village of Mto Wa Mbu, and onto the shore of Lake Manyara, where there are stunning views of the lake, the Rift Valley escarpment, and resident wildlife. The ride is on fairly flat single tracks.
Empakaai Crater Ascend the rift valley escarpment into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and get ready for a beautiful hike into the extinct Empakaai Crater. At the end of the day, enjoy the view from the campsite over Ngorongoro.
Ngorongoro/Serengeti National Park Enter the Serengeti NP and spend the day on a wildlife safari drive in search of the "big five", while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains.
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Opt for a balloon safari in the morning, or continue on with another wildlife safari drive. The rest of the day will be spent in the Serengeti, finishing the day with sunset on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Ngorongoro/Lake Manyara Head out early for a wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater.
Mto wa Mbu/Arusha Visit the G Adventures supported Clean Cookstove Project, then head back to Arusha, where the tour ends on arrival.
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