5 days safari in Tanzania tour is a 4 nights /5-day game viewing/wildlife viewing Tanzania safari features the most popular Northern circuit Tanzania safari destinations namely; Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
The safari targets extensive wild game viewing including the African Big five namely; Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes and Rhinos, great counts of Wildebeest, Thompson Gazelles and Zebras, amazing sightseeing in Ngorongoro Crater, heritage tours at Olduvai gorge, and amazing Baobab flora in Tarangire.
After breakfast at your place of stay in Arusha or following the arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you embark on the transfer to Lake Manyara National Park 130km approximately 2 ½ hour’s drive traversing the impressive countryside before approaching the park.
In the mid-morning, you take a tour to the Mto Wa Mbu Community to explore the cultural traditions of the local people including the traditional architecture, agriculture revolution practices, methods of food preparation, and the local foodstuffs among others.
Settle for lunch and in the afternoon, you embark on the game drive in the park exploring the extensive wild game of Lake Manyara National Park including tree-climbing lions, Giraffes, Buffalo, Zebra, and Hippos among others.
The park is home to over 400 species of birds thus presenting impressive bird-watching encounters. Retire overnight.
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Mid-range / Standard: Manyara Kirurumu Camp, Budget / Basic: Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Serengeti National Park – the most popular Tanzania wildlife safari destination with a stop en route at Olduvai gorge.
The site forms a great foundation in the evolution history due to a series of archaeological fossils that were unmasked by Dr. Leakey in the 1960s.
You proceed on the drive to Serengeti National Park where the annual migration of Wildebeest along with Zebras occurs to the neighboring Maasai Mara occurs.
The central parts of the park are dotted with counts of predators including; Leopard, Lion, Hyena along Cheetah. The evening game drives through the Seronera Area offers extensive wild game views at the sunset.
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Mid-range / Standard: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp, Budget / Basic: Kijereshi Tented Camp (Bungalow)
Undertake a very early morning game drive to view the early risers and the nocturnal getting back to their hiding grounds after which you settle for breakfast at the lodge.
From here, you transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for an afternoon game drive and sightseeing of the crater – noted to be among the Natural wonders of the world.
The memorable experience commences at the moment of descending down the 670m deep crater gaining magical sight-seeing opportunities.
The crater floor has verdant pastures and water bodies that support counts of grazers and predators that prey on them.
The possible sights include; Rhinos, Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelles, Cheetah among others. The crater also features 500 bird species including Ostrich, lesser and greater flamingo among others.
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Mid-range / Standard: Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge, Budget / Basic: Karatu Simba Lodge
After breakfast, embark on the drive to Tarangire National Park enjoying the en route landscapes. You are welcomed by the beautiful ancient Baobab trees in Tarangire which present magical picturesque opportunities especially at the sunrise and the sunset.
The possible sights in Tarangire include; elephant herds, Oryx, long-necked gerenuk, Elands, Impala, Buffalo, Wildebeest among others
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Mid-range / Standard: Tarangire Kirurumu Camp, Budget / Basic: Roika Tented Lodge
Undertake another game drive in the morning after which you embark on the drive back to Arusha marking the end of the safari.