4 Days - Serengeti (2 nights), Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
Duration - 4 days

In this tour we will cover the 3 most popular destinations in Tanzania - Central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. Tour starts and ends at Arusha. With our experienced driver guides, it will be a trip of a lifetime!


Short Itinerary


Day 1 (Apr 23, 2024) - Arusha to Central Serengeti. Afternoon game drives in Serengeti
Day 2 (Apr 24, 2024) - Central Serengeti full day game drives
Day 3 (Apr 25, 2024) - Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater Tour (5 hours) and transfer to Lake Manyara/Karatu
Day 4 (Apr 26, 2024) - Lake Manyara to Arusha

Choose Date


Safari tour prices vary depending on the starting date, your group size, and the choice of stay.

Ensuite Accommodation Packages


Below are packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on Apr 23, 2024, in a group of two adults . Ensuite hotels are tented camps/lodges that can be inside/around national parks. You will have a private room with attached bathroom. Meals are provided by hotels.

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Option E1: $1,435 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Tukaone Camps, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [Full Board]
- Stay at Omega View Hotel, Karatu from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E2: $1,605 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [Full Board]
- Stay at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E3: $1,607 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Tanzania Bush Camps, Seronera, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [Full Board]
- Stay at Migombani Cottage, Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E4: $1,743 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Serenity Camp, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [Full Board]
- Stay at Manyara Best View Lodge - Silver Room, Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E5: $2,391 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Lemala Nanyukie, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [All Inclusive]
- Stay at Lake Manyara KIlimamoja Lodge, Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E6: $3,182 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Four Seasons Safari Lodge - Terrace Suite Water Hole View, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [All Inclusive]
- Stay at The Manor at Ngorongoro, Karatu from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]

A detailed list of inclusions is shared below. We have many more accommodations and addon tours to offer. Please share with us your requirements by clicking on the "Request Quote" button below, and our reservations team will get in touch with you.

Basic Camping Packages


Below are packages with basic camping for your private tour, starting on Apr 23, 2024, in a group of two adults . On basic camping tours, you sleep in small dome tents that are pitched at campsites & bathrooms are shared. A cook travels with you & prepares meals.

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Option C1: $1,240 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Seronera Campsite, Central Serengeti from Apr 23, 2024 to Apr 25, 2024 [Full Board]
- Stay at Migombani Campsite, Mto Wa Mbu, Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) from Apr 25, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024 [Full Board]


Stay Locations


Day 1 - Central Serengeti

Day 2 - Central Serengeti

Day 3 - Karatu or Lake Manyara (Outside the Park) or Lake Manyara (Within the Park)

Maps


Pre & Post Tour Hotels


Arusha is the base for safari tours in North Tanzania. If you need accommodation in Arusha before/after your safari tour you can check some popular hotel prices on bed and breakfast basis below (Prices are per person).

Single room:

Double sharing room:

Triple sharing room:

All of the above prices are on per person per night on bed and breakfast basis. More hotel options can be shared upon request

Transfers


This tour starts from Arusha. Kilimanjaro airport is the nearest international airport and Arusha airport is the nearest domestic airport. Please check our page on how to get to Arusha

Airport Pickup/Drop
Pickup or drop off at Arusha airport on the day of safari: No extra charge
Pickup or drop off at Kilimanjaro airport on the day of safari: USD 30 per vehicle

Airport to Hotel transfers
Transfer from Arusha airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 25 per vehicle
Transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 50 per vehicle

InterCity transfers
Transfer from Moshi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 100 per vehicle
Transfer from Nairobi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 275 per vehicle

Flights


We do not book International Flights.
We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

Intercity Flights
From Zanzibar to Arusha: From USD 100 per person (Morning flight)
From Dar es salaam to Arusha: From USD 90 per person (Morning flight)
From Arusha to Zanzibar: From USD 170 per person (Late Afternoon flight)
From Arusha to Dar es salaam: From USD 110 per person (Late Afternoon flight)

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This tour starts & ends at Arusha with road transfers between all locations. Central Serengeti is the farthest location you will be visiting in this tour and it is 7 hours from Arusha, each way. You can check about driving and flying to Serengeti here. To save drive time, you can directly fly into Central Serengeti where your safari vehicle with guide will be waiting to directly start the safari and cover other parks over the next few days making your way to Arusha by road on the last day. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-in Safari

We can also reroute the itinerary such that you start with driving from Arusha on day 1 and cover other parks before you drive to Serengeti. We end the safari tour at Central Serengeti on the last day from where you can fly out to Ausha (or other cities). We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-out Safari.

Fly Into Serengeti
From Arusha to Central Serengeti: From USD 310 per person
From Zanzibar to Central Serengeti: From USD 370 per person
From Dar es Salaam to Central Serengeti: From USD 370 per person

Fly out of Serengeti
From Central Serengeti to Arusha: From USD 200 per person
From Central Serengeti to Zanzibar: From USD 420 per person
From Central Serengeti to Dar es salaam: From USD 420 per person

Note 1: Rates mentioned above are indicative and subject to change based on airlines and party(group) size
Note 2: In the Fly into Serengeti rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, above rates also include cost to send the safari landcruiser with guide a day in advance to Serengeti, in time for your arrival & additional park fees that results due to rerouting of itinerary.
Note 3: Flights into Serengeti land at around 10:30 AM and game drives can start soon after landing while flights out of Serengeti depart around 11:00 AM and game drives can be done till about 45 min before flight departure.

Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times


Day 1 - Arusha to Central Serengeti takes about 7 to 7.5 hours (305 km)
Day 3 - Central Serengeti to NCA takes about 3 to 3.5 hours (151 km)
Day 3 or Day 4 - NCA to Lake Manyara takes about 2 to 2.5 hours (80 km)
Day 4 - Lake Manyara to Arusha takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (114 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Concession/ Camping Fees.

  • Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • A professional driver/ guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Exclusions


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips (Tipping guidelines).

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Addons


Add-on tours in Lake Manyara
Canoeing in Lake Manyara: USD 74 per person
Night Game drives in Lake Manyara NP: USD 114 per person
Treetop Walkway: USD 54 per person
Information on Lake Manyara Add-on tours

Add-on tours in Serengeti
Hot Air Balloon Ride: USD 540 per person
Rhino Tracking: USD 130 per person
Short Walking Tour (upto 4 hours): USD 45 per person
Long Walking Tour (upto 6 hours): USD 60 per person
Information on Serengeti Add-on tours

Add-on tours in Ngorongoro
Masai Village Tour: USD 25 per person
Olduvai Gorge museum visit: USD 35 per person
Ngorongoro Crater Rim Hike: USD 35 per person
Information on Ngorongoro Add-on tours

4 Days - Serengeti (2 nights), Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
Duration - 4 days

In this tour we will cover the 3 most popular destinations in Tanzania - Central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. Tour starts and ends at Arusha. With our experienced driver guides, it will be a trip of a lifetime!


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