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The big Five of Tanzania Safari

The big Five of Tanzania Safari 2017-12-21T11:36:50+00:00

  • You will visit: Tanzania
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Accommodation: Luxury Lodge

  • Activities: Game Drive

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Summary

This is a full safari circuit to the four popular parks of the Northern Circuit. Actually, it is a classic game drives without any specific physical challenges. You will be able to day at comfortable lodges or tented camps all in good locations with nice views and quiet inspiring surroundings.
Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 01

Tarangire National Park
Your Tour starts with the drive to Tarangire, Tanzania’s fifth largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephants.
Driving time without game viewing approx 2 hours.
Overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp. Packed lunch and dinner included.

Day 02

Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast you drive to Lake Manyara. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. You can see many game animals such as buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippos and others.
Driving time without game viewing approx 1 hour
Overnight at Rift Valley Lodge overlooking Lake Manyara. All meals included.

Day 03

Lake Manyara – Serengeti
From Lake Manyara you drive towards Serengeti one of the most famous wildlife conservation areas in the world. First you reach the Naabi Hill Kopjes (huge granite boulders) where you can go for a short walk. After lunch you continue on game drives all afternoon at the vast Serengeti National Park, one of the most famous game reserves worldwide and named after the ancient Masai word ‘Siringet’, meaning endless plains.
Driving time without game viewing approx 3 hours.
Overnight at Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma, Serengeti. All meals included.

Day 04

Serengeti National Park
A full day of game drives around Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species.
Overnight at Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma, Serengeti. All meals included.

Day 05

Serengeti – Ngorongoro
Early morning game drive at Serengeti followed by a visit at the hippo pools and the Seronera Visitors Center. After breakfast in the bush you proceed with game driving till afternoon before you return to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. If you like you can reach your your beautiful country home style lodge in the afternoon and enjoy a restful afternoon. An interesting coffee plantation walk is offered by the lodge at 16:30 free of charge including coffee roasting and grinding ceremony.
Driving time without game viewing 3 hours.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse. All meals included.

Day 06

Ngorongoro Crater
Around 11:00 hrs you reach Ngorongoro Conservation Area home of the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations and one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in its natural habitat.
There are various options to spend the reminder of the day (at additional cost):
• Visit of a Masai Village (extra cost of 30 USD per vehicle)
• Game drive at the Ngorongoro Crater Floor (295 USD Ngorongoro Crater Fee per vehicle)
• Ranger guided Nature Walk along the Crater Rim (25 USD per person)
Driving time without game viewing approx 1 hours.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse. All meals included.

Day 07

Ngorongoro – Arusha
Depending on your onward journey schedule you can do some activities in the morning such as walking in the forest of Ngorongoro following the Endoro Trail to the waterfall and elephant caves (additional 15 USD pP), visiting the lively farmers market of Karatu or do some souvenir shopping in Mto wa Mbu. Then, your private safari guide will take you back to Arusha with arrival in the afternoon.
Driving time without game viewing 2,5 hours. Breakfast and lunch included.

Price Include

  • 07 days private safari from / to Arusha
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof hatch
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari guide
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees (48 hours at Ngorongoro Conservation Area)
  • Game drives at Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • 06x FB at safari lodges / tented camps as per your itinerary
  • 2 l mineral water per person / day during game drives
  • Coffee/tea with picnic lunches
  • Flying Doctor insurance (first aid on the spot and rescue flights)
  • Tourist Development Levy
  • Wildlife Management Area Fees
  • 18 % VAT

Price Exclude:

  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Overnights at Arusha before/after the safari
  • Visit of a Masai Village (extra cost of 30 USD per vehicle)
  • Game drive at the Ngorongoro Crater Floor (295 USD Ngorongoro Crater Fee per vehicle)
  • Ranger guided Nature Walk along the Crater Rim (25 USD per person)
  • Laundry
  • Drinks & beverages
  •  Nature Walk at Ngorongoro (20 USD pP)

Price per person sharing
2 pax = $2229
4 pax = $2229}
6 pax = $1829
single supplement = $350.

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