5 days safari Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park

5 days safari Ngorongoro Safari

Safari Overview

The 5 days safari Ngorongoro begins and ends in Arusha, Tanzania. It is an exclusive safari that combines visiting the country’s best spots also known as the Northern circuit. This includes a visit to the Ngorongoro Crater; this harbors Africa’s highest wildlife concentration such as lions, elephants, warthogs, zebras and birds. During the same safari you will explore the Serengeti plains where you will be able to view the great wildebeest migration which involves movement of animals like zebras and wildebeests.

You will also go to Lake Manyara famously known for its spectacular views and abundant numbers of different bird species and animals like the hippos, antelopes among others. End with the visit to Tarangire Park; it covers an area of 2,850sqkm and popular for thousands of elephants and its stunning landscape covered mainly by high grasses and Baobab trees.

Safari Highlights

Day 1: From Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 2: Explore Serengeti plains

Day 3: To Lake Manyara National Park

Day 4: Game drive in Lake Manyara and Transfer to Tarangire

Day 5: Game viewing in Tarangire and Transfer to Arusha

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: From Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast early in the morning, have a pick up by your driver from Arusha and head for a 4 hours journey to Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival drive to the bottom of the crater for great sightings such as the animals like lions, elephants, birds like the flamingos, lake area and the savannah. You will have a picnic lunch and continue with game viewing whereby later in the evening you will drive to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; Ngorongoro Serena safari lodge(Upmarket), Ngorongoro Farmhouse(Moderate), Simba campsite/Plantation Lodge(Basic)

Day 2: Explore Serengeti plainsSerengeti

Enjoy an early breakfast and leave Ngorongoro for Serengeti; one of Tanzania’s rich parks. It will take you approximately 2 hours to get there. When you reach have a game drive, later have lunch. After proceed with the game drive where you will be able to see wildebeests, zebras, antelopes together with the hungry predators ready to hunt down prey. It is one of the experiences you will never forget. Drive back to your lodge and have dinner.

Accommodation Options; Four Seasons Safari Lodge(Upmarket), Asilia Dunia Camp(Moderate), Usanja Camp(Basic)

Day 3: To Lake Manyara National Park

Have an early breakfast by 0630hours and have a game drive as you drive out of the Park. Head to Lake Manyara which is approximately a 6 hours journey. Have lunch upon arrival and go for game viewing in the evening. The park is home to over 400 bird species and hundreds of wildlife. Unwind at the lodge where you will be served dinner.

Accommodation Options; Lake Manyara Tree Hotel(Upmarket), Kirurumu tented lodge(Moderate), Olmasea tented camp(Basic)

Day 4: Game drive in Lake Manyara and Transfer to Tarangire

After a delicious breakfast, set out for a game drive, in fact you will have a full day enjoy game viewing through the mahogany and acacia forests. You will see buffaloes, hippos, impalas, giraffes, baboons, monkeys, tree climbing lions and elephants; also birds. Have a picnic lunch and later drive to Tarangire which will take you about 1 hour and a half to reach, arrive in the evening and check in at the lodge, have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options; Chem Chem lodge(Upmarket), Kuro Trangire lodge(Moderate), Kirurumu Tarangire lodge(Basic)

Day 5: Game viewing in Tarangire and Transfer to Arusha

Have breakfast and set out for another remarkable time of game viewing you will spot the lions, eland, lesser kudus, among others and great scenery formed by the many numbers of the Baobab trees. Have lunch and later in the afternoon drive back to Arusha.

End of 5 days safari

Tour inclusions; Airport transfers, Full Board Accommodation, Transport, Driver/Guide, Park entry fees, Drinking water(during safari), all activities mentioned in the itinerary.

Tour exclusions; Items for personal use, Visas, Arusha hotel fees, Insurance, International Flights, Laundry, Tips, soft/hard drinks, and Extra/Optional activities