6 Day Safari

Lake Manyara | Serengeti Plains | Ngorogoro Crater | Tarangire

All our 6-day Africa wildlife safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages, specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater National Park in Tanzania. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or travel tours. It specifically include the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while keeping your non game-viewing travel time to a minimum.

These unforgettable Africa safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions. These safaris or holidays travel tours will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. Your African safari tour will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. 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

In the morning after breakfast (around 8:00 AM) your safari guide will arrive at the hotel and inform the receptionist that he is waiting for you. After meeting up with your driver you will travel to Manyara National Park, and by 12:00 PM you will already be on your first safari! 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 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. Lake Manyara is 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 in the morning you will safari in the eastern and southern parts of Serengeti National park. The greater part of these areas is a savanna with wide open spaces, which provides a likely opportunity to see cheetah hunting antelopes.

Camping: Dinner and overnight camping in the Seronera area
Comfort Safari: Dinner and overnight camping at Kubukubu Tented Camp Full Board

 

DAY 3 | SERENGETI VALLEY

Full day game drive in Serengeti National park, after breakfast you will start the safari by being transferred to the central part of the Serengeti (also called Seronera). Here your driver will try to find the animals you’re the most interested in. Closer to lunch time you will visit the Serengeti Visitor Centre, where you will be offered a lunchbox and provided with lots of interesting information not only about the animals’ populations, but also about the history of the National Park. Also, in this area you will be able to see hyraxes, which are the elephant’s closest relatives.

It is difficult to describe in detail all the animals of the Serengeti valley, for they number in the thousands: elephants, buffalo, ostriches, giraffes, jackals, hyenas, lions, antelopes, leopards and cheetahs—just keep your eyes peeled and enjoy the nature around you.

Camping: Spend the night at a campsite in the Seronera area.
Comfort Safari: Spend the night at Kubukubu Tented Camp; Full Board

 

DAY 4 | 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 Simba Campsite in Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Comfort Safari: Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena safari lodge full board 

 

DAY 5 | 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 to Mto wa Mbu, where you will spend the night in a tent on a campsite. 
Comfort Safari: Head to Pembeni luxury tented Camp for overnight; full board 

DAY 6 | 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 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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