5-Days; Experience Tanzania in Luxury Lodges ( Serengeti N.P, Lake Manyara N.P and Ngorongoro Crater )

Safari lodges are the equivalents of the western deluxe hotels. Lodge chains such as the Serena and Sopa and a few other privately owned safari lodges and camps keep a very high standard of service. The Luxury Hotels And Lodges that we use are of a good standard. You will be able to view wildlife at a different perspective from the normal well known 'Camping Safari' to a more modernized yet authentic classical 'luxury Lodge Safari', and Luxury Tented camps.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1985 - $2250
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Romantic safaris Romantic Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
You'll visit Lake Manyara NP, Serengeti NP & Ngorongoro
Activities: game drives
Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting around: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for extra cost
Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Accommodation & Meals (If fully booked, a comparable accommodation will be suggested)
Day 1:Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge located just outside Lake Manyara NP (Lunch & dinner included)
Day 2-3:Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP (All meals included)
Day 4:Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro (All meals included)
Day 5:End of tour (no accommodation)
Breakfast & lunch included

Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT

Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
Accommodation on the last day
Roundtrip airport transfer
International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park

Pick up from Hotel at 0830am and drive on tarmac road 130km (2hrs) with lunch box to Lake Manyara National Park (330 sq km) on the base of the Great Rift Valley, for the Afternoon game drives. Lake Manyara provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s bird life. More than 400 species have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 100 of these in one day. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks.
The park is home to Lion, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon, Blue and Vervet monkey, Warthog and more. This small park contains also five distinct vegetation zones. Thus supporting a large variety of birds and animals. In this park canoeing has recently been added to the tourist activities in this park at extra cost. This is a great way to see the park from a new perspective. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park

Breakfast at around 0600am. Pick up from the Camp at 0700am and drive to the Great Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km or 5,700 sq mile’s) with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim where you will visit Masai village in Kimba. This village is worth visiting if you want a set up type photo of men and women dressed in traditional garb. Thereafter proceed to Serengeti National Park the home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Serengeti is one of the most comprehensive and appealing internet presentations on nature, conservation and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature-lovers and tourists from all over the world visit the virtual Serengeti. Today it is one of the most famous national parks on Earth, renowned for its magnificent lions but best known for its great migration. Lots of birds including the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park.

After breakfast, continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Remember this is the migration safari, so as Serengeti is very large as your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants, your guide knows very well how to locate the herds. The Serengeti National Park is famous for the 'Great Migration', over one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand plus zebras each year follow the rains. In October and November they travel from the mountains of the north, southwards to the plains seeking lush pastures. After the great rainy season in April, May, and June the herds then make their return ward journey. Even without this mass migration, the Serengeti is still an exciting and spectacular place that still cannot fail to enthrall. Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Wake up at 0600hours for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0900 hours back to the Lodge for breakfast. Here in the Serengeti region you can often watch wildebeest and zebras next to lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. Lunch is taken at a picnic spot before a slow drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. On the way you will pass the Olduvai Gorge where the English pair, Louis and Mary Leak pioneered excavation work. In the sixties some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution was found and a small museum (visit optional) documents these discoveries. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Floor - Arusha

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0730hours drive to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for game drives. All the Big five Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, and many more mammals. Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring Picnic site. Ngorongoro Crater is often called 'Africa's Eden' the '8th Natural Wonder of the World'. A massive extinct volcano, its towering tree lined walls drop thousands of feet to a "Noah's Ark" of animals on the verdant floor below. This breathtaking oasis provides a haven for both predator and prey to live among grasslands, fresh springs and the large soda lake. Nowhere else can such a diversity in wildlife be experienced in such a short period of time. After lunch proceed with game viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Arusha.

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

  • Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
  • Serengeti Sopa Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

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