This 5-day, mid-range itinerary takes you on a journey through Tanzania’s unrivalled wildlife destinations – the Ngorongoro Crater and the fabled Serengeti – to deliver a dramatic and diverse big game safari.
The sweeping plains of the Serengeti provide a backdrop for the tour’s grand finale. Game viewing is superb all year round, but if you have timed your safari with the wildebeest migration, you can expect massed herds and plenty of predator action before moving to encounter the spectacle of the Ngorongoro Crater floor, home to Africa’s Big 5.
- Keep your eyes peeled for the prolific birdlife of Tanzania
- Descend to the Ngorongoro crater for a day of game viewing in search of the big five
- Game drives in the company of some of the best guides
- Discover Africa big 5 on safari in Tanzania
- Game drive in the company of some of the best guides in Tanzania
- Airport transfer after safari
- Safari according to the itinerary
- Transportation on a well maintained 4×4 safari Land cruiser
- UNLIMITED Game drives
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Unlimited mineral water during safari
- All the mentioned activities
- All National Park Fee
- AMREF flying doctors fee
- Tea and coffee stops during safari
- Sundowner stops in Serengeti National Park
- Additional Flights
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Visa fees
- Personal spending money on Souvenirs etc.
- Travel insurance
Day 1-3 Arusha—Serengeti National park
“Three nights exploring the central Serengeti”
Leaving Arusha behind travel to central Seronera with a nice packed lunch sustain you on the way, as you go on a day-long through the Ngorongoro conservation and into the open plains of Serengeti dotted with mammoth giant granite kopjes which set as watching the site for the lions, and the breeding site as well, known as one of the most reliable game-viewing areas in Africa. Game-viewing in the Serengeti is good throughout the year even when the great migration is not around, lion, leopard, and cheetah sighting are amazing. Check into your, camp for dinner and overnight – For three nights. Enjoy unbeatable game viewing in the company of some of the best guides in Tanzania with great knowledge of the area’s flora and fauna. The area is home to elephants, buffalo, giraffes, hippos, hyena, jackals, hyrax, and a host of bird species.
Go on daily game drives with your expert guide and on the last day embark on a walking safari. Tread across the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, accompanied by your field guide and an armed park ranger, with great knowledge of area and wildlife, it is the perfect setting to appreciate nature. The slow pace of the walk combined with the interpretative skills of the guides will open your eyes to a new and fascinating world. Stroll along paths walked by untamed wildlife and immerse yourself into the raw essence of life in the bush.
Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp
Day 4: Serengeti National Park—Ngorongoro conservation
Explore Serengeti on foot
Today we will leave the camp at around 7:00 AM and proceed on a walking safari in the heart of Serengeti. A walking adventure in the bush provides a new perspective on the African landscape and its many residents.
Tread across the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, accompanied by an Enticing journey guide and an armed park ranger, with great knowledge of area and wildlife, it is the perfect setting to appreciate nature. The slow pace of the walk combined with the interpretative skills of the guides will open your eyes to a new and fascinating world. Stroll along paths walked by untamed wildlife and immerse yourself into the raw essence of life in the bush.
Spend 2-3 hours out in the bush, with the chance to encounter wildlife, such as giraffe, buffaloes, impala, and ostrich. These guided walks bring you closer to nature, leaving lasting impressions from an ancient culture, and an appreciation for a simpler way of life. After return to the campsite for breakfast and proceed to Ngorongoro with game viewing on the way, stop for your delightful lunch under the acacia trees and proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Main Destination: Ngorongoro Highlands
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Kudu lodge
Day 5: Ngorongoro crater –Arusha
Explore the crater floor.
Leave your lodge very early in the morning and drive into the Ngorongoro conservation before descending, 610 meters down to the grasslands of the crater floor, an area of about 265 square kilometers. Despite its small size, the Crater is Big 5 country and the openness of the terrain means easy and rewarding game viewing. You will spend the day exploring the crater floor, stopping to picnic on the grasslands amidst the grazing herds.
Formed by a massive volcanic eruption, the world’s largest intact and un-flooded caldera provides a year-round home to an astonishing 25,000 large mammals including black rhino, wildebeest and zebra along with Africa’s densest concentrations of hyena. The Crater’s forests shelter elephant and buffalo, its wetlands are home to hippos and flamingos while lion, jackals, leopard and caracals make up the full range of predators. Late afternoon leave the crater behind and drive back to Arusha and you will be dropped at your accommodation, Kilimanjaro international airport or Arusha Airport
Main Destination: Ngorongoro crater
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
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