The 5 Day tour in Northern Tanzania takes you to Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park. Include Masai cultural tourism. These safari programs start and ends at Arusha town and do include transfers from and to the airport as well as accommodation after and before safari in Arusha. We can arrange that also if you wish us to do so for you. Just let us know and relax, and then everything will be put in place.
Day 01: Arusha- Lake Manyara
we depart at 08:30 from hotel proceeds to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree- climbing lions. In the evening drive back to like manyara wildlife lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Tarangire – Serengeti
Breakfast is taken early in the morning to allow an early departure through the Ngorongoro Crater and with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge and over to the Serengeti National park. You will enter Serengeti via Naabi Hill Gate and go ahead with game drives throughout the afternoon then later drive to the lodge/tented camp for overnight. Overnight is at at the ikoma Tented Camp at the Ikoma Area just outside the Ikoma Gate of Serengeti National Park.
Day 03: Full day at Serengeti
If you wish to see the animals waking up for a new day and the nocturnal predators retire from a night out in the plains, the you may go for an early morning game drive before returning for breakfast. The rest of the day is then spent game viewing in the endless plains in search of lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, baboons, zebras, topis, impalas and many more. Serengeti is also home to many species of birds. Overnight at will be at either ikoma tented Camp just outside the park.
Day 04: Ngorongoro Crater
On this morning you are headed to the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Drive after breakfast to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via the Naabi Hill Gate and at after registration formalities at the Crater Rim you descend to the crater floor for a fun-filled day of game viewing. So close you will see animals and if lucky you will spot the Big Five’ on this single day. Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the Eighth wonder of the world or the Eden of Africa. Later in the afternoon you will drive up the Crater Rim for overnight at Ngorongoro rhino Lodge with the stunning views over the Crater Floor and the best sunsets ever at the Crater Rim owing to its positioning at the Eastern Rim.
Day 05: Ngorongoro – Arusha.
After breakfast at the lodge you will visit a Masai Village if you wish, but if you fancy some hiking then it is time to go for a ranger guided nature walk in the forests of Ngorongoro Highlands. Before your permit expires it is time to drive out of The Conservation Area and back to Arusha town where your tour ends. Overnight at impala hotel.
Day 6: departure with fly from Arusha to Dar – home
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to connecting with your flight back home,
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If you wish to this safari as it is; you may contact us by email to ask for our current prices and of course a discount. In case you wish to do not fancy luxury we can customize this itinerary to include Mid-range or Budget accommodation if you so wish. Just contact us by email and we shall get back to you as soon as possible.