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HIGHER GROUND

SAFARI

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What we see (sample itinerary)

Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Generally our first game drive brings us to the lush plains and sapphire waters of Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Ngorongoro Crater, the massive epicenter of a collapsed volcano and the world’s largest inactive and intact volcanic caldera. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incredible reserve promises unequalled access to 25,000 animals, including the mysterious Big Five. This picturesque crater is often called “Africa's Garden of Eden” and for good reason: almost every species of wildlife present in East Africa can be found here. An afternoon tour takes you into the heart of the conservation area, in search of African elephants, troops of playful monkeys, and the critically endangered black rhinoceros. Scan the savannah for lions stalking their prey or train your eyes on Lake Magadi, home to thousands of lesser flamingos.

Ndutu Region: Another favorite is Ndutu. It is near the lake that separates the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. January through March this region hosts thousands of wildebeest that gather for calving season. Close to 8000 calves are born in a 3-4 week timeframe in the presence of migrating predators. We also explore the area around Lake Masek, which is a top safari area in Tanzania due to resident and migrating animal herds.

 

The Serengeti: the spectacular Serengeti is one of the world’s most famous wildlife sanctuaries and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and one of the Ten Natural Travel Wonders of the World. The scenic Serengeti, Maasai for “Endless Plains,” is home to three million large mammals – the largest and highest concentration of wildlife in the world – as well as vibrant habitats, as we discover on our afternoon game drive.

NOTE: We also offer safaris at Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Arusha National Park, along with other safari excursions throughout Tanzania and Kenya. For private customized safari experiences email bernie@highergroundtreks.com

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Where we stay

You'll be blown away by your accommodations. We carefully select our lodges to ensure that you'll experience some of the best that Africa has to offer. The hospitality of the lodge staff, along with delicious food, and even seeing animals on property will make your stay exceptional and memorable. Click the links in the itinerary above to get a glimpse of some of the beautiful places we'll stay. Or download the itinerary below. Note: itinerary and accommodations are subject to change.

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