6-Day Safari to Tarangire, Serengeti & the Ngorongoro Crater

By safarisolestours
Arusha, Tanzania
$1300 / person

This is a six days group & camping tour with maximum of 6 clients (in a custom safari jeep with pop up roof) accompined by a guide/driver & the chef. this tour takes you around the famous north circuit parks, serengeti (for 3 days) being the largest & famous for over million wildebeest migrating alongside over 250000 zebras, then the ngorongoro cra

This is a six days group & camping tour with maximum of 6 clients (in a custom safari jeep with pop up roof) accompanied by a guide/driver & the chef. this tour takes you around the famous north circuit parks, serengeti (for 3 days) being the largest & famous for over million wildebeest migrating alongside over 250000 zebras, then the ngorongoro crater being the highlight park with its beautiful landscapes & surreal view of the crater & it is easier seeing animals as it is a crater floor, the tarangire being like a smaller serengeti but famous for the many number of elephants & lastly lake manyara famous for colourful flamingoes on the lake & its tree climbing lions though they are rarely seen so this tour gives you adequate time in the parks to view wild animals and to relax it is a good tour if you are really passionate to explore animals

DAY 0 - Arrival

We will pick you up from the airport & take you to your hotel, later on will brief you on the tour

Day 1 - Arusha to Tarangire

We will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30am and after being familiar to the guide, chef & other clients we will drive to Tarangire national park (2hr drive) famous for its diverse landscape. The park is particularly known for the abundance of Ancient Baobab trees & having the largest concentration of elephants in the whole country and provides unique chances to observe the interaction between elephant families. We will do a game drive through the park depending on where they are reported sightings of animals (mostly predators, lions, cheetah & leopards as they are harder to spot) as herbivores (giraffes, wildebeest, zebras etc are plenty to see through the park.
Later on will go to the Tarangire river picnic site and enjoy the beautiful view of the river & animals while having lunch, small monkeys & baboons will try to scare you of your lunch but there is nothing to worry about
After lunch will proceed with the game drive and exit the park around 4:30pm where will head to our accommodation(sun bright lodge & campsite) for dinner & sleep
Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 2 - Mto Wa Mbu to Serengeti

After breakfast you will drive from mto wa mbu to serengeti which takes 6 hours (includes all stops) as it transits through the ngorongoro conservation area

Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region

Will briefly stop at the gate and view point to look at the breathe taking view of the crater
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region
Visit Maasai village, its optional to visit and explore the culture of the great Maasai tribe known for chasing lions of their kill and hunting lions to be considered a warrior, drinking raw animal blood though this traditions are thing of the past with exception of drinking blood you can surely learn something

Duration: 20-45 minutes
This is an optional visit not included in the price
And many clients opt against it
Entrance is 10 - 20usd

Serengeti National Park

Arrive in late afternoon and do a game drive in Seronera (center of Serengeti) to late evening and experience the sunset in Serengeti while having close view of wild animals lucky enough seeing a predator hunting or on a kill, later heading to Seronera camp site
note: can still view animals from camp mostly hyenas there is close protection from active rangers so no worries

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight at seronera camp site

Day 3: Serengeti

In this day will go to far parts of the Serengeti north/ south/east/west depending on wildlife movements, so after an early breakfast will go on an early game drive, we will later have lunch and continue the game drive to evening then return to the campsite for dinner & overnight stay
note; animals can be spotted on campsites

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 4: Seronera, Serengeti National Park

After an early breakfast will go on an early game drive seeing a lot of animals till afternoon where will head to camp for lunch and packing doing a game drive while we exit the Serengeti heading to Simba campsite (2hrs drive) near the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
note; animals can be spotted on campsites

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight stay at Simba campsite Ngorongoro.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region
After an early breakfast will descend the crater (6:15 am) on a journey to find the black rhino, rhinos are the hardest to spot in the beautiful crater as most animals will be easier to spot from this park due to it being a floor crater
After lunch will do game drive and ascend the crater to camp and pack for the trip to sunbright lodge & campsite near lake manyara national park (be prepared for swimming if interested)

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

Day 6: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast will go to the lake Manyara national park famous for the large number of flamingoes in the lake & it’s tree climbing lions (though they are rarely seen)
We will do a game drive viewing plenty of birds, lucky enough you can spot these famous tree climbing lions, visit the hippo pool for close look of hippos and the hot spring all this while doing a game drive and viewing plenty of animals (buffaloes, wildebeest, warthogs, vultures, eagles, monkeys etc)

After the tour will head back to Arusha (your hotel or airport)

Zebras in Lake Manyara National Park

Zebras in Lake Manyara National Park

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