5 Days Wild Serengeti Safari Tanzania
Five night’s safari takes you around the best places in Tanzania, visiting places such as Tarangire for huge herds of elephants, Lake Manyara which is famous for its tree-climbing lions, The Ngorongoro Crater which is known also as the Garden of Eden, Serengeti National Park which will give you the chance to experience the BIG 5.
Day 1 Depart Arusha – Tarangire National Park
On this day you leave Arusha town; the base town for safaris in northern Tanzania and along the Arusha – Dodoma highway a scenic drive towards the Tarangire National Park. You will pass by a Supermarket ( if you wish) for some last-minute shopping of any personal effects that you may need then drive through a scenic Masai Steppe and arrive at Tarangire in 2 hours’ time or so. Your driver will take care of the paperwork at the park’s gate then you will embark on your first game drive in the Tarangire National Park famous for its large herds of elephants and large baobab trees that dot the grassland. Lunch will be at a designated picnic site then afternoon game drives until sunset time to check-in at a lodge/camp for overnight. Overnight at Jambo Camp. Lunch and dinner included.
Day 2 Tarangire National Park to the Serengeti National Park.
From the Tarangire National Park, we depart early after breakfast and head across the Great Rift Valley’s floor, up the escarpment, and traverse the Ngorongoro Conservation area in what will ultimately end up being a pleasant and enjoyable scenic drive as you enjoy the beautiful scenery and breathtaking vistas on your way to the Serengeti National Park. While having a game viewing on route to Serengeti National park. 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. Arrive in the Serengeti in the afternoon for an afternoon game drive until late in the afternoon when you will check-in at a camp or lodge for campfire, dinner and overnight. Lunch is taken at one of the Picnic sites most likely at the Naabi Hill Gate where you will also get the chance to stretch your legs as your guide sorts out the registration and relevant paperwork. Serengeti Seronera Camp. All meals included.
Day 3 Full day at the Serengeti National Park.
On this day you can wake up early for a sunrise game drive to try and catch up with the rare nocturnal animal species as well as the early risers among the diurnal ones. It is a nice time to see animals within a close distance as a most game-like to line up at the roadsides to escape the morning dew. After breakfast at your camp, you will then spend the day doing game drives for the whole day within the Serengeti National Park. The name Serengeti comes from a Maasai word ‘Siringit’ meaning plains without end and true to the name you will explore vast stretches of African Savannah in search of the many animals that Serengeti has to offer. Apart from the wildebeests, you expect to spot other animals including elephants, lions, cheetahs, the elusive leopards, zebras, elands, and a lot of resident and migratory birds. 02nd Overnight at Seronera Campsite. All meals included.
Day 4 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater.
Breakfast at your camp / or lodge then we check out and head out for one more last game drive in the Serengeti. You will explore the Seronera River Valley rich in wildlife and birdlife or anywhere else in the Serengeti as per your professional safari guide’s guidance. Your safari guide as usual will be in constant contact with other guides around through the VHF high-frequency radios fitted in our safari cars so he will have a better idea of the best places to explore. Later in the afternoon, you will drive back to the Ngorongoro Conservation area for dinner and overnight. at a Simba Camp, All meals included.
Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater – back to Arusha – End of safari
Breakfast at your lodge you will descend early into the Crater floor for game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater. The earlier you descend to the Crater floor so you may descend after breakfast or even with a packed breakfast in order to be at the Crater floor as early as you can and better your chances of seeing the rare animals like Black Rhinos with a little luck. Spend the better part of the morning exploring the Ngorongoro Crater until lunchtime. Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 to 650 meter high walls is like a natural zoo with the highest concentration of wild animals and it is here where you can even spot the Big Five even in one day if lucky enough. After picnic lunch which you will most likely take at the hippo poolside designated picnic site, you will drive up the Crater rim and out of the Conservation area. You will return to Arusha where you will arrive later in the afternoon. Breakfast and Lunch included
This package as explained can be booked while staying at some more standard luxury lodging or even deluxe lodges / tented camps. We can include your arrival and departure airport transfers as well as accommodation at Arusha prior to the start of your safari.
Day 6 depicture Day
After your Breakfast in your Hotel in Arusha Town, and after all unforgettable moments we will straight drive to the airport to catch your flight to Zanzibar
Price Include: 5 Days safari Serengeti-Ngorongoro crater
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above-mentioned Camps
- Private safari guide
- Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Transfers in both directions between the Arusha Airport
- Park fees
- Ngorongoro Crater fees
- All meals whilst on safari
- Game drives
- Drinking water
- All government taxes Â including VAT
- 5 liters of water on a daily basis
- Local airfares
Price Exclude 5 Days safari Serengeti-Ngorongoro crater
- International airfares and departure taxes
- Walking Tour in the Ngorongoro Highland $20
- All items of personal nature such as telephone call, fax, email, etc
- Tips for your service providers and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff, and driver-guide (recommended)
- Laundry services