5 days tanzania northern safari

5 days tanzania northern safari

the serengeti is a great place to visit any time of year and for those with a little more time this is possible on a 5 day safari.

you will also visit tanzania’s most popular national parks: ngorongoro, your best chance of seeing the big five and also opportunity to visit the olduvai gorge, one of the most important pale anthropological sites in the world.

tarangire, fantastic for bird lovers and also for its high density of elephants.

lake manyara, home to a large number of baboons and also the famous tree climbing lions, unique to this park.


  • english speaking driver/guide
  • private safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • drinking bottled water
  • accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • entrance fees
  • government charges


  • any personal items of nature
  • tips for driver/guide
  • anything not mentioned in inclusive

day 1 tarangire national park

depart from arusha at 08.00 am and drive for 90 minutes to tarangire national park.

this park is often referred to as the “home of elephants”, you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the tarangire river.

other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons! dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge at mto wa mbu.

day 2 serengeti national park

early breakfast at the camp/lodge then depart for serengeti np via ngorongoro conservation area.

game drive en-route to serengeti national park. serengeti is the second largest and most famous park in tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards.

crocodiles can be found in the grumeti river, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. dinner and overnight in the heart of serengeti!

day 3 serengeti national park

a full day of game drive visiting the northern part of serengeti until sunset, then dinner and overnight in the lobo area or seronera.

day 4 serengeti national park / ngorongoro crater

another game drive in serengeti.

in the afternoon you will drive to ngorongoro crater with game drive en route (with optional of stopover at olduvai gorge).

in arrive at simba campsite for dinner and overnight with an excellent view of the crater.

in simba campsite is the only common campsite in the area, and that the facilities are sometimes difficult.

we recommend a night in one of the lodges for those who will book a camping!.

day 5 ngorongoro crater

a full day in the ngorongoro crater.

there is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard.

lunch will take place at the picnic site in the crater floor. in the afternoon, drive back to arusha.

end of tour!

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

A full day in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor. In the afternoon, drive to the accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Arusha / Departure Day

After breakfast start drive to Arusha. Drop of at your hotel or airport for flight to other destination/ return home.

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