5 Days Amazing Budget Safaris in Tanzania: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha National Park
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
After breakfast, you will proceed to Lake Manyara for a game drive in beautiful Manyara National Park. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. Dinner and stay overnight at Manyara view Campsite.
Day 2: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central Park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy 2hrs late afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight in the Seronera Camp.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro
After early in morning breakfast you will have early in the morning game drive later you will back to the campsite to have an early hot lunch, our driver and chef will load everything on top of our safari jeep and you will continuous with game viewing en-route during your way from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater. You will be in Ngorongoro Crater late in the evening where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
After an early breakfast, proceed directly to the crater floor for a 5-6hrs crater tour with picnic lunches. Later, proceed back to Arusha in the evening. Dinner and stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 5: Arusha National Park
You will depart from Arusha Town in the morning with your private guide and travel to Arusha National Park, it’s only a short 40-minute drive from Arusha Town. Your day trip includes a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater which is well known as the “Little Ngorongoro”.
After a delicious picnic lunch, you will continue your safari within the Arusha National Park. After plenty of time observing the wildlife, you will return to Arusha where your safari ends.
What is included
- 2 nights’ hotel accommodation the day before and after your safari
- 4 nights’ accommodation
- Airport pick-up and drop off
- Daily full board meals
- Guided game drives (5-6 hours)
- Game viewing
- Park fees
- Safari transports
- Services of a safari driver / guide and cook
- Airport pick up and drop off
- Masai village
What’s not included
- Items of personal nature
- International airfares
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
What to bring
• A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
• Comfortable shoes