Itinerary


Day 1 - Transfer from Arusha to Serengeti. Afternoon Game drives in Serengeti. Overnight at Tukaone Camps or similar

We start at around 6:30 AM from Arusha after breakfast and drive to Serengeti National park with packed lunch boxes. On this 7 hour drive we pass through multiple view points, culturally rich towns like Mto Wa mbu, beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Around 1:00 PM, we reach the gate of the Serengeti National Park. After lunch, we check into park and head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti's species. We do an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park till around 5:30 PM and proceed for overnight at Tukaone camps or similar.

Optional tours this day: Maasai Village tour ($25 per person) or Olduvai gorge museum visit ($35 per person) in Ngorongoro on the way to Serengeti.

Day 2 - Full Day game drives in Serengeti. Overnight at Tukaone camps or similar

We depart around 8:00 AM after breakfast, with packed lunch boxes for full day game drives that last for about 8-9 hours in Central Serengeti. We return to camp around 5:30 PM. Overnight at Tukaone camps or similar.

Optional add-on tours this day: Balloon Safari in the morning ($540 per person) or Walking safari for 3-4 hours ($45 per person sharing or $60 for solo client) in Central Serengeti.

Day 3 - Morning game drives in Serengeti and afternoon transfer to accommodation at Karatu. Overnight at at Crater rim view Inn or similar

After early breakfast, we depart at around 6:30 AM and will have game drives till around noon in Central Serengeti. Later depart for accommodation in Karatu, crossing Ngorongoro conservation area. Overnight at Crater rim Inn or similar.

Day 4 - Ngorongoro crater tour (5 hours) in the morning and afternoon transfer to Twiga lodge (original room) or similar

After an early breakfast, descend to the crater floor for game drive(5 hours). You can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, hyenas, Jackals, rhinos and many birds. The birds seen here include eagle, vulture, flamingos in the Crater Lake, storks, giant vulture,and many more. Post the picnic lunch at the beautiful Hippo pool, you will begin a steep ascend to the top exit of the crater and proceed to accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Twiga lodge (original room) or similar.

Optional add-on tours this day: Crater rim hike for 3 hours ($45 per person) at Ngorongoro crater rim.

Day 5 - Transfer to Tarangire for game drives till afternoon. Transfer back to Twiga lodge (original room) or similar

We start at around 8:00 AM from hotel and drive to Tarangire National park with packed lunch boxes. Tarangire gate will be about 1 hour drive away. Once we reach the park, we start game drives here. Tarangire National park is known for its majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, lesser kudu, buffalo, Oryx, eland, giraffe and zebra. We will have a lunch break at a picnic scenic picnic spot. Post lunch, we will continue with game drives till afternoon or so and after the game drive, we will drive to accommodation to reach by around 6:00 PM. Dinner and overnight at Twiga lodge (original room).

Day 6 - Lake Manyara Game drives and transfer to Arusha in late afternoon. End of tour

We start at around 8:30 AM from hotel after breakfast and drive to Manyara National park with packed lunch boxes. Manyara gate will be about 30 min drive away. Once we reach the park, we start game drives here. As you enter the national park, lush forests of Acacia and Mahogany trees begin to set the mood for what is waiting ahead. The game drive will go on till around 5:00 PM or so with a small break for picnic lunch. During the game drive watch out for buffaloes, giraffes, impalas, baboons and the blue monkeys. Another spectacle of Lake Manyara National park is the tree climbing lions, however spotting them is a game of luck. In the right season, you can see the shoreline turning pink with millions of flamingos flocking there. Post the game drive, you will head back to your hotel in Arusha to reach before 6:00 PM. End of tour.

Optional add-on tours this day: Hiking at Rift valley for 1.5 hours in morning ($25 per client), Canoeing at Lake Manyara for about 2.5 hours ($74 per person ). Hotel in Arusha can be arranged at extra cost.

Stay Locations


Day 1 -

Maps


Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 - 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 4 - NCA to Tarangire takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (108 km)
Day 5 - Tarangire to Lake Manyara takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (88 km)
Day 6 - 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.

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

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

6 Days (Group Joining) Tour to Serengeti (2 nights), Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Manyara
Duration - 6 days

In this tour we will cover the 4 most popular destinations in Tanzania - Central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, 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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