Platinum Safaris Uganda

5 Days | Ngorongoro Conservation Area

DAY 1 DEPATURE FROM KAMPALA UGANDA FOR TANZANIA

Depart from Kampala, Uganda, early in the morning. Drive south towards the Mutukula border crossing. Complete border formalities and enter Tanzania. Continue the journey towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Stop for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant along the way. Resume the drive, passing through scenic landscapes. Arrive at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the afternoon. Check into your chosen accommodation near the crater. Relax and take in the views before an exciting day of exploration. Enjoy a delightful dinner at the lodge or camp. Rest and prepare for an early start the next day.

DAY 2 FULL DAY SAFARI

Start the day early with a hearty breakfast at your accommodation. Meet your experienced guide and head towards the Ngorongoro Crater. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for an extensive game drive. Marvel at the diverse wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalo, and more. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the crater floor. Enjoy a packed lunch at a designated picnic spot within the crater. Take some time to relax and soak in the surroundings. Continue your safari, exploring different parts of the crater. Keep an eye out for rhinos, zebras, and various bird species. Capture the incredible landscapes and wildlife with your camera. Head back to your accommodation or opt for a sundowner at a scenic location. Reflect on the day’s adventures over a delicious dinner. Share stories with fellow travelers and your guide.

DAY 3 VISIT OLDUVAI GORGE

Begin the day with an early breakfast at your accommodation near Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Embark on a scenic drive to Olduvai Gorge, known as the “Cradle of Mankind. Arrive at Olduvai Gorge and visit the museum to gain insights into human evolution and archaeological discoveries. Explore the various excavation sites with your knowledgeable guide. Have a packed lunch or dine at a nearby site, surrounded by the historical landscapes. Continue your archaeological exploration, learning about the fossilized remains and ancient tools found in the area. Engage in discussions with your guide to deepen your understanding of the significance of Olduvai Gorge. Visit the nearby Laetoli Footprints, another archaeological site showcasing ancient hominin footprints. Take in the stunning views of the Great Rift Valley from the gorge. Return to your accommodation near Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Reflect on the day’s discoveries over a relaxing dinner.

DAY 4 LEISURE

Start your day with a leisurely breakfast at your accommodation within Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Take a stroll around the lodge or camp, enjoying the fresh air and scenic surroundings. Opt for a spa session or wellness activity offered by your accommodation. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the lodge or have a picnic in a picturesque spot within the reserve. Spend a tranquil afternoon at the lodge’s pool or lounge area. Engage in optional activities such as bird watching or a cultural experience if offered. Consider a sundowner experience with panoramic views of the conservation area. Capture the beautiful sunset over the crater rim. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner featuring local and international cuisine. Relax by a bonfire or enjoy a quiet evening under the starlit sky.

DAY 5 DEPTURE FROM NGORONGORO COVERVATION AREA

Have an early breakfast at your accommodation in Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Check out and ensure all necessary travel documents are in order for the road journey to Uganda. Begin the road trip towards the Mutukula border crossing. Enjoy the scenic landscapes along the way. Stop for lunch at a suitable restaurant or a picturesque spot during the journey.Continue the drive, crossing back into Uganda at the Mutukula border. Complete border formalities and proceed towards Kampala. Arrive in Kampala, Uganda, in the late afternoon.  Reflect on your journey, perhaps sharing stories and experiences with fellow travelers.

INCLUSIONS

  • Transport
  • Accommodation (full board)
  • Game drive
  • Entrance fees
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