Itinerary Overview


This is an incredible adventure that takes you through some of Tanzania’s most iconic and diverse wildlife destinations. This comprehensive itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Manyara National Park, witness the awe-inspiring landscapes and abundant wildlife of the Serengeti, and explore the unique ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater.

The safari begins with a visit to Lake Manyara National Park, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and diverse ecosystems. As you embark on game drives, be prepared to encounter a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, giraffes, and the famous tree-climbing lions that make this park unique. The park’s shimmering lake is also home to flocks of flamingos, providing a spectacular sight.

Next, you’ll venture into the world-famous Serengeti National Park, a vast savannah teeming with wildlife and known for its annual wildebeest migration. Spend your days exploring the Serengeti on thrilling game drives, witnessing lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, and a host of other animals roaming freely in their natural habitat. The endless plains and remarkable wildlife sightings make the Serengeti a truly unforgettable destination.

Continuing the safari, you’ll descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a natural wonder. This caldera is home to an extraordinary concentration of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard). Marvel at the abundance of wildlife as you navigate the diverse landscapes of the crater, from grassy plains to dense forests. The Ngorongoro Crater offers a unique opportunity to observe wildlife in close proximity and witness the circle of life unfold.

Throughout the safari, you’ll stay in comfortable accommodations, ranging from tented camps to lodges, carefully selected to provide a blend of comfort and immersion in the natural surroundings.

In summary, the 5-day, 4-night Lake Manyara / Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater Safari Package offers an unforgettable journey through Tanzania’s most remarkable wildlife destinations. From the diverse landscapes and birdlife of Lake Manyara to the vast plains and wildebeest migration of the Serengeti, and the unique ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater, this safari promises an immersive experience that showcases the beauty and diversity of Tanzania’s natural treasures.

About The Tour

Inclusions Exclusions
Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients. Visas and related costs.
Transportation as per itinerary. Personal Taxes.
Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients. Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner. International flights.
Services literate English driver/guide. Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

  • Day : 1 Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

    The drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park takes about 4 hours. After having a picnic lunch in Manyara, you start a late afternoon game drive, which is the best time to view animals in this park. When you approach it from the east, the Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive backdrop to the lake. In the tall trees of the ground water forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, and on the escarpment, elephants stand in the shade. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others. Overnight at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge or the twiga lodge and campsite.

  • Day : 2 Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park

    The drive to Serengeti National Park via Oldupai Gorge takes 3 to 4 hours. Olduvai Gorge is an archaeological site located in the eastern Serengeti plains, in which early human fossils were first discovered. It has an amazing landscape that resulted from the same tectonic forces that created the Great Rift Valley millions of years ago. Then, in the late evening drive to and overnight at the Serengeti Seronera Wildlife Camp or Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge.

  • Day : 3 Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, venture into the Serengetis wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earths largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the late evening, overnight at the Serengeti Seronera Wildlife Camp or Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge.

  • Day : 4 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game drives. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingos and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. In the late afternoon. Drive to SIMBA Campsite or Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge , for overnight.

  • Day : 5 Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

    After an early breakfast, check out of the lodge with packed picnic lunch and depart for a tour of the crater floor, which is home to numerous plains game and the big five. Spend the day within the crater and have lunch at one of the famous picnic spots in the park. In the late afternoon drive to Kilimanjaro or Arusha airport in time for your onward flight. Alternatively continue to your booked hotel in Moshi for overnight.