5 day safari in Lake Manyara National Park & Ngorongoro crater & Serengeti National Park

During this 5-day camping safari you will visit the Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is Africa's most famous park. Renowned for its incredible concentrations of predators and the Great Migration of two million wildebeest, the Serengeti guarantees an exceptional safari. The endless grassy plains (Serengeti in Maasai) are the richest grazing grounds on the continent, and therefore home to the largest herds and the highest concentrations of predators on the planet.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$1050 - $1400
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Our 5-day African safaris, tours, travel and trekking packages, which specifically include 2 nights in Serengeti National Park, have been designed to offer you more time in the Serengeti to witness the wildebeest migration. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in some of the most spectacular national wildlife game parks in Africa.

This unforgettable Tanzanian safari journey will take you to the Ngorongoro Crater, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. The tour will further take you to the Serengeti National Park, into the heart of wild Africa, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where everyday brings a new landscape and a new adventure. You will visit the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment.

This is a suggested or sample Tanzanian safari itinerary – it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences, as well as for any seasonal changes or migratory animal movements. . As with all our African safaris, tours, travel and trekking packages, we have offered you a wide variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari costs – in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options.

Itinerary

Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park (Moshi to Lake Manyara National Park to Mto wa mbu).

 Our professional tour guides will meet you at the hotel and briefing you about the tour. You will travel up to Lake Manyara where you will be able to see tree climbing lions which are the park’s main attraction. Why these lions habitually climb trees is still up for debate but viewing a pride relaxing in an acacia tree is an incredible site.  The park is also famous for its elephant, huge number of baboons and due to its varied landscape has an impressive range of other game including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik and impala. This small park is also home to over 400 species of birds, including flamingos, pelicans, storks and cormorants.

You will be able to view the surroundings as the safari vehicle’s roof can open up to allow you the best angle for photography. After an extensive game drive in the park you will leave the park in the afternoon. Tonight you will spend the night under the stars as you camp at a campsite in the small town of Mto wa Mbu.

Day 2: Serengeti National Park ( Mto wa mbu to Serengeti National Park).

In the morning our after getting a breakfast and relax for a bit, a journey to Serengeti National Park will begin. Serengeti is one of those very rare places that has a huge reputation, yet still somehow manages to surpass expectations and take your breath away.  Surrounded by remarkable tribes such as the Masai and Hadzabe, this wider area is also fascinating from a cultural perspective.  In a nutshell, the Serengeti is the mother of all safari parks and the most celebrated wildlife reserve in the world.

 

 

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

In this day you will explore Serengeti National Park. Our tour guides will take you to see huge herds of wildebeest and zebra move in a clockwise direction around the vast plains, searching for fresh grazing grounds. Witnessing the migration in the Serengeti is really as good as it gets in terms of your Tanzania Safari. The Serengeti is one of the very few places in Africa where the game viewing is outstanding at any time of year. April and May see the heaviest rains but even then, the game viewing remains outstanding while the lodges are ridiculously good value and the park is quiet. We believe the very best times of year to be in the park are from January to March, when the herds of the Great Migration are calving, and from the middle of July all the way to the middle of November, when the herds are crossing the Mara river to or from Kenya.

 

Day 4: Ngorongoro crater (Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro crater).

In this day you will have an opportunity of witnessing few wonders of Serengeti before heading to Ngorongoro crater. The world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and home to the highest density of big game in Africa, including all the big five and plenty of predators.  The Ngorongoro is justifiably one of the continent's most famous safari destinations.

Day 5: Ngorongoro crater. (Ngorongoro crater to Moshi).

Early in the morning you will have an opportunity to view different wild life. Today, the volcano is a Mecca for those looking to witness a whole host of animals and to take in “that” view. The crater floor itself, with its flat expanse and fertile soil, has become the year round home for many of Africa’s largest animals such as the black rhino, black manned lion (the blacker the mane the older and more virile the lion) and the continent’s densest population of spotted hyena….to name but a few. After half a day of extensive game viewing and a lunch at a picnic spot, you will leave the crater and travel back to Moshi.

Items included:

    -Transportation ( Four wheel drive car)

    -Professional, English-speaking guide and Cooker

    -Meals according to the itinerary

    -Mineral water (3 litres per person per day)

    -Overnight stays in tents

    -Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, camping furniture etc.)

    -All national park fees

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

  • Aishi Protea Machame
  • Bristol Cottages Lodge
  • Park View Inn

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
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Cultural / Tribal visits
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Game drives
Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons
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