Tanzania Big Five Safari

Destinations: Arusha, North Serengeti, Central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Parks

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3080 - $4250
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
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Big Five Highlights
Explore the endless plains of the Serengeti from the north where more than 100 elephant can be seen in one spot, lion prides residing the kopje while a leopard can be spotted taking its prey up the tree to enjoy its meal peacefully at the Lobo Valley; to the acacia savannah in the central Serengeti where herds of buffalo lazily grazing in the sun. Discover the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest extinct volcano in the world where the rare black rhinos are protected within its rim, giant tusked elephants wander in the Lerai forest and surprisingly prides of lion do pose for pictures or just nap only a few paces from your vehicle. Visit the Lake Manyara National Park, the park has one of the highest mammal biomass in the world. The park has large number of elephants with a density of six per square kilometer and buffalo with a density of 18 per square kilometer, also if luck enough spot tree climbing lions.

Day 1: Arrive at KIA and transfer to Arusha
You will be met by our Guide/Driver and you will be transferred to Arusha for safari pre-briefing. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Hotel

Day 2: Arusha- Northern Serengeti National Park/br> After an early breakfast, depart to the Northern Serengeti National. Arrive around mid-day, have lunch and then proceed for the afternoon game drive in the Lobo. Lobo is a Maasai word meaning, “a place belonging to one man”. Kopje vegetation is specific to granitic and gneiss rock outcrops. The vegetation is a characteristic feature on the plains and form discrete island habitats and server a vantage point for both prey and predators and potentially offers area in which lion, cheetah and leopard hide their young. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge in Northern Serengetie

Day 3: Northern Serengeti National Park
After an early breakfast, explore the vast Lobo plains. At this hilly and predominant of acacia woodland provides a amazing opportunity to sight large herd of elephants, prides of lions, buffalo, wildebeest, cheetah, zebra, impala, and baboons. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge in Northern Serengeti

Day 4: Central Serengeti NP
Early morning after breakfast, drive to the central Serengeti for two hours. Enjoy the en-route game viewing such as elephants, antelope, buffalo, lions and hyena. After having lunch, continue for the afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in the Central Serengeti /lodge

Day 5: Central Serengeti NP
Spend full day game drive in the central Serengeti especially in the Seronera valley focusing on the lookout for the exclusive leopards as they tend to rest in acacia or sausage tree especially in Seronera River. Dinner and overnight in the Central Serengeti

Day 6: Central Serengeti -Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, drive from the central Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater with en-route game drive where you will sight gazelle, ostrich, hartebeest, warthog, and more. Arrive around noon for lunch and then descend into the Crater for the lookout for the rare black rhino. Late evening ascend the crater rim for dinner and overnight at camp/lodge in Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater
After having a very early hearty breakfast, you descend down to the Crater floor. Drive to Lerai forest where huge tusked elephants reside and you can spot Lions rest under trees, leopard resting on the tree branches. Zebra and wildebeest mix on the crater floor along with hyenas, grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, cheetah, antelopes, hippos, various types of jackal, greater and lesser flamingo and many other species. Enjoy your picnic Lunch at the Site with a spectacular wildlife and scenery views. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge in Lake Manyara

Day 8: Lake Manyara Park- Fly Home
After a buffet breakfast for Lake Manyara National Park, the Lake shimmers below the western Great Rift wall in the heat haze, home to flamingos, pelicans and innumerable other water birds. As you drive through a luscious green underground water forest, you will spot tree climbing lions, buffalo, dik-dik, giraffe, hyenas, impala, baboon, monkey, bush pig, wildebeest, hartebeest, hippos and many more. In the early afternoon, transfer to the KIA airport and fly home.

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Fabyson Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +255 714094921
Since: Mar 2011

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
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Cultural / Tribal visits
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Game drives
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Hot air balloons
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