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Final adjustments to itinerary..

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Final adjustments to itinerary..

We have decided to go with Sunny safaris for 5 days in September 2015. We have two options which differ on day 3.

Day 1: 08:40am ,To be collected from your hotel in Arusha (advice)and depart for Tarangire for gamedrives, dinner and overnight, Wildpalm Campsite.

Day 02: Full day gamedrives in Tarangire, dinner and overnight Wildpalm Campsite.

Day 03: After breakfast, depart to Mto wa Mbu, forest hike and village walk, dinner and overnight Simba Campsite.

Day 04: After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro, trek Empakai crater ,visit oldupai gorge, dinner and overnight Simba Campsite.

Day 05: After breakfast descend to the Crater floor for gamedrives, lunch at hippo pool picnic site, ascend to the rim and depart for Arusha.

The second itinerary is the same but day 3 is spending the day at Lake Manyara and staying at Tarosero.

Would anyone advise any changes at all? I like the idea of Mto wa mbu, do you think we could fit Manyara in on day 3 too or is that too much of a rush?

Again, thanks for all your advice!

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1. Re: Final adjustments to itinerary..

It depends on what you value. If you feel that the village cultural experiences and the hikes are important to you, then stick with the first plan. If you want more wildlife viewing, then make day 3 a game drive in Manyara, and you could move Mto wa Mbu to day 4 and stick to only 1 hike.

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2. Re: Final adjustments to itinerary..

Day 3 I would stay at Mto wa Mbu (Manyara) then on day 4 do the Empakai crater walks and then go to Simba campsite note this is not via Olduvai Gorge ..the Gorge is miles away from the crater and Simba campsite. Doing it this way you could visit Manyara.

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3. Re: Final adjustments to itinerary..

Day 4 cannot work out instead you have to cancel one among oldupai gorge or empakai crater, more worth to opt for embakai crater.

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