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Our 6 Nights / 7 Days Northern Tanzania Highlights Safari covers all the popular parks including Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater for Big 5 Sightings

On this safari, ones gets to visit Northern Tanzania's most popular wildlife safari attractions of Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Tarangire within 7 days. Sit back and let us guide you in Tanzania with opportunities to see the Big 5, the Tree climbing Lions of Lake Manyara, The Great Rift Valley, the vast Wilderness of Serengeti's seemingly endless plains and the Ngorongoro Crater, Africa's last "Garden of Eden"

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2385 - $3295
Includes internal flights: Yes
Length of safari: 7 days
Best months: January - April, July - December
Countries visited: Tanzania Tanzania
Parks visited: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Tarangire
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Romantic
  • Cultural
  • Birding
Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park: Tree Climbing Lions, Lesser Flamingos and the Great Rift Valley Lake Manyara to Serengeti : Your Chance to see the BIG 5 and hopefully catch the Wildebeest Migration Ngorongoro Crater: Enjoy great views from the crater rim, drive down the walls of the caldera, enjoy game drives and learn more about human evolution. Tarangire National Park: Explore this park which is popular because of its big herds of Elephants, Authentic Safari atmosphere and a favorite for Bird Lovers

Day 1 – Arusha / Lake Manyara National Park

Our representative will meet your at your hotel or pick up point in Arusha at 0730 hrs. Pre safari briefing, then board your customised 4 x 4 safari land cruiser and depart to Lake Manyara National Park on a scenic drive via Karatu and the village of “Mto wa Mbu”. Check in and lunch at your lodge. You will enjoy an afternoon game drive at the nearby Lake Manyara National Park until 1800 hrs.  Lake Manyara National Park is situated spectacularly between the Great Rift Valley Escarpment and Lake Manyara. The most famous spectacle is the tree-climbing lions, which are occasionally seen along branches of Acacia trees. Lake Manyara National Park is also known for the flamingos that inhabit the lake. During the wet season they inhabit the edges of the lake in flocks of thousands but they are not so present during the dry season. More than 400 species of birds inhabit the park and many remain throughout the year. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Day 2 – Lake Manyara / Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park arriving at your lodge for lunch. You will enjoy an afternoon game drive as your search for the BIG 5 begins. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge/ tented camp.

Day 3 – Serengeti National Park

Early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast park. Serengeti, derived from the name “Siringet” which means endless plains in Masai Language hosts the great plains where are endless streams of wildebeest and zebra pour south towards Ngorongoro or north towards the Masai Mara during their annual migration.  The park is home to the BIG 5 and other species including Hyenas, Cheetahs, Caracals, Serval Cats and several bovine species. It is also home to hundreds of bird species including vultures. Our game drives will cover the varied habitats and eco-systems of Serengeti. All meals and overnight stay at your lodge/ tented camp.

Day 4- Serengeti / Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Check in then lunch at your lodge with afternoon at leisure to enjoy crater views from your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5- Ngorongoro Crater Tour

After breakfast, board your vehicle at 0800 hrs and descend the down walls of the world’s largest caldera crater with packed lunch for a half day of game and sightseeing on the crater floor.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the crater has global importance for biodiversity conservation due to the presence of globally threatened species, the density of wildlife inhabiting the area, and the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra, gazelles and other animals into the northern plains. Extensive archaeological research has also yielded a long sequence of evidence of human evolution and human-environment dynamics, including early hominid footprints dating back 3.6 million years. Here you have a chance to spot Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos, Cheetahs, Hyenas and several antelope and birds species. Ascend to your lodge in the early afternoon for dinner and overnight stay

Day 6- Ngorongoro / Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, you will depart for Tarangire National Park arriving at your lodge for lunch.

You will enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park. Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania after Ruaha, Serengeti, Mikumi, Katavi and Mkomazi. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park, being the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons. During the dry season thousands of animals migrate to the Tarangire National Park from Manyara. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons among several others. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge /camp.

Day 7- Tarangire /Arusha / Depart

Breakfast at your lodge from 0630 hrs. Check out by 0730 hrs and drive back to Arusha where lunch will be served at a restaurant followed by optional transfer to either the Kilimanjaro International Airport or Namanga border.

(Pre and post safari accommodation in Arusha can be organized based on requirement)

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Manyara Serena Lodge, Manyara Wildlife Camp, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Serengeti Serena Lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge,Serengeti Kati Kati Camp, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Maramboi Tented Camp

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