5 Day Safari

Lake Manyara | Serengeti Plains | Ngorogoro Crater | Tarangire

Our 5-day African safaris, tours, travel and trekking packages, which specifically include 2days 1nights in Serengeti National Park, have been designed to offer you more time in the Serengeti to witness the wildebeest migration. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in some of the most spectacular national wildlife game parks in Africa.

This unforgettable Tanzanian safari journey will take you to the Ngorongoro Crater, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. The tour will further take you to the Serengeti National Park, into the heart of wild Africa, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. You will visit the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Finally, your African safari tour will also take you to the Tarangire National Park, which features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.

Full Itinerary

DAY 1 | LAKE MANYARA

Meet our Safari guide at the hotel ready to start your Safari where you drive to Lake Manyara. We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and after lunch do we head into the Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake.

The entire territory of this park is cut through with ground water streams that provide a favorable environment for plants and, in addition, for a multitude of birds (including pink flamingos) and African forest animals.

Camping: After a game drive in the park you will ascend to the Ngorongoro highlands, where you will overnight on a campsite situated on the crater’s edge with magnificent views of the caldera below.
Comfort Safari: Dinner and overnight at Pembeni luxury tented Camp Full board.

 

DAY 2 | SERENGETI VALLEY

After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.

Camping: You will spend the night at a campsite in the Seronera area.
Comfort Safari: Dinner and overnight Kubukubu Tented Camp Full Board,

 

DAY 3 | SERENGETI VALLEY

Wake up, breakfast and the start of your game drive through the northern part of the Serengeti, which is in a league of its own when it comes to its landscape and diversity of fauna. On this day you can see the animals that only live in the most remote areas of the park. Late afternoon you will drive to Ngorongoro conservation area for rest waiting for the next day.

Camping: dinner and overnight at campsite in the Seronera area.
Comfort Safari: dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena safari lodge full board.

 

DAY 4 | NGORONGORO CRATER

On this day it is best to leave the hotel as early as possible so you can see the variety of animals that are only active during the morning hours; breakfast will be packed in lunchboxes specifically for this purpose. At 6:30 AM you will set off for Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and after about an hour you will already be inside the crater.

Ngorongoro is one of the most famous and interesting of Tanzania’s national parks because here you can find the greatest number of different animal species per square kilometer. You will have the chance to see buffalo, elephants, lions, wildebeests, zebras, hippopotamus and feline species such as caracals and servals. The luckiest travelers might even see a rhinoceros, an animal whose numbers are rapidly declining.

By lunch time you will arrive at the lake side, where you will be offered lunchboxes, after which the safari will continue, in the late afternoon exit Ngorongoro crater.

Camping: Head Mto wa Mbu, where you will spend the night in a tent on a campsite.
Comfort Safari: Head to Mto wa Mbu, where you will spend the night in a tent on a campsite.

DAY 5 | TARANGIRE

Wake up Early in the morning, breakfast herding to Tarangire. In this park you have the chance to see lots of wild Tanzanian animals (lions, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, etc.), but above all else it is famous for its astonishing number of elephants, who typically tend to stay close to their drinking source, the Tarangire River.

You should be aware that this is wild nature, so the guide cannot make any guarantees on the presence of specific wild animals, but you can be sure he will do his best to find everything you’re looking for.

At lunch time you will be provided a meal, after which the safari will continue. Late afternoon you will be transferred to your hotel in Moshi or to Kilimanjaro International Airport for flight back home.

Included

  • Unlimited kms, Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof, 6 window seats, power adapters, and refrigerator
  • Park entry fees and 18% VAT
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari – option of camping or comfort safari
  • Ngorongoro Crater service fee
  • Private English speaking safari guide
  • All meals while on safari
  • Enough bottled mineral water throughout the safari
  • Transfers to & from the International Airport and Moshi

Not Included

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry Service
  • Optional activities such as Hot Air Balloon Rides.
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tip for your Driver guide
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks

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