Five Day Tanzania Safari
This tour provides the chance to explore the Northern circuit parks with its beautiful landscape and scenery. Tarangire, with its savannah, baobab trees, and seasonal swamps, is home to huge elephant herds. Serengeti is the largest park in Tanzania, with a diversity of landscapes and habitats such as grassy plains, swamps, lakes, and mountains. Here, the biggest wildebeest and zebra migration takes place, and depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to witness thousands of animals.
Day By Day Itinerary
Day 1 : Arusha - Tarangire National Park
You will be picked up in the morning and after a short briefing, you will head off in the direction of Tarangire National Park. The park, with its savannah, baobab trees, and seasonal swamps, is home to huge elephant herds. Animals gather at the life-giving Tarangire River and you should see a selection of mammals ranging from giraffe, bushbuck and hartebeest to zebra and warthog. The park is also home to buffalo, zebra and wildebeest, which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as lions. Leopards are seen now and then, but cheetahs are rarely spotted. From the open roof of the safari vehicle, you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the animals.
Day 2 : Tarangire - Serengeti National Park
After the breakfast plates have been cleared, you will continue toward the fertile highland where wheat, coffee and corn are grown by the Iraqw people. Passing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will be able to see the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. Travel onward to the Serengeti National Park which you will reach by midday. The Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania, with a diversity of landscapes and habitats. It includes grassy plains, swamps, lakes, savannah and mountains. Here, the biggest wildebeest and zebra migration takes place and depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to witness thousands of animals in their search for nourishment.
Day 3 : Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater
As the sun slowly rises over the vast open plains, you will embark on your first game drive of the day. Due to the abundance of prey species, such as gazelle and impala, the park boasts with one of the largest lion populations in Africa. It is also home to other predators such as leopards and cheetahs. Returning to camp after the game drive, you will enjoy a hearty breakfast before leaving the park and driving toward the Ngorongoro Crater. Arriving at the crater rim, the 600m deep caldera in all its splendor opens up before you.
Day 4 : Ngorongoro Crater - Mto wa Mbu Town
Early in the morning, you will head down the forested slopes into the crater on a steep and narrow path. The crater floor is covered in open grassland with the occasional acacia tree and two small wooded areas. Teeming with wildlife, you will be able to see many animals in a short period of time. You might even be able to tick the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – off your list. Other animals present in the crater area include wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, warthog, hippo and more than 500 species of birds. You will spend the entire morning exploring the park. After a picnic lunch in the crater, you will return to Mto Wa Mbu
Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park - Arusha Town
Today, you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park. This small park is a paradise for both serious and amateur bird-lovers, as this small park is home to over 400 species of birds, including flamingos, pelicans, storks and cormorants. Many mammals, such as bushbuck, waterbuck, wildebeest, zebra, baboon, monkey, lion and leopard can be seen roaming the forest and the acacia-dotted plains of the park. You will have an unhindered view of the surroundings as the safari vehicle’s roof can open up to allow you the best angle for photography. After an extensive game drive in the park, you will leave the park in the afternoon.
- Park fees
- (For non-residents)
- All activities
- (Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- (Unless listed as upgrade)
- Camping equipment
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation
- (Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- (As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Sleeping bag
- International flights
- (From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Bath towels
- (Tipping guideline US$10.00 p/p per day)
- Personal items
- (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees