Overview

 5-Day Budget Safari Trip in Tanzania

  • SERENGETI
  • NGORONGORO CRATER 
  •  THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY ESCARPMENT
  • LAKE MANYARA
  • TARANGIRE
4 Nights 5 Days 23 Sep, 24 Sep, 25 Sep, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All Park fees 
  • Pick up Mwanza and Drop off, Arusha.
  • Guaranteed departure.
  • All meals from start to completion
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • A local English speaking tour guide
  • 4x4 vehicle designed for safari with a pops up for easy game viewing and photography 
  • Mineral water 2 liters per person a day available in the car
  • We can easily cater to vegetarian meals when requested.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Visa (Available at the airport for $ 100 or less depending on where you are coming)
  • International Flights
  • Tour Guide TIP (recommended $ 20 a day)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature 
Highlights
We don't want you to miss these!
  • Highlights of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Enjoy sunset game viewing 
  • 5-day Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park
  • See wild animals including the Big Five 
Itinerary
Detailed itinerary

DAY 1: 
Arusha | Dar es Salaam | Mwanza City |  Serengeti national park via Ndabaka gate

Depart either Arusha or Mwanza at 8.00am and drive to the World famous Serengeti National Park through the western Savannah woodland. On our way, we will stop at Serengeti Stop Over Lodge to collect our picnic lunch before proceeding to the Serengeti.

Serengeti is arguably the Africa’s breathtaking National Park. It is the home of millions of large mammals, including what is so called the Big 5: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and the rarely seen black rhinoceros. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area, birds of prey, vultures, lovebirds, cranes, bateleur, weavers, and our very own Shrike-Northern White-crowned Shrike. 
It is here where the world’s great migration takes place annually. Nile Crocodiles, the largest crocodile lie in wait in Serengeti rivers.


Dinner and overnight at:-  

  • Accommodation:  Serengeti Hostel
  • Meals included:   | Packed Lunch | Hot Dinner |


DAY 2: 
Serengeti National Park | Full Day Game viewing
After breakfast depart for full day game viewing in the Serengeti (You may opt to take packed lunch or drive back to the lodge for hot lunch and later proceed with game viewing).

Serengeti will fulfill all your safari expectations due to its natural beauty and the higher concentration of wild creatures. Enjoy game viewing as we take you to unique places that no one has ever Instagrammed! Our friendly guide will share with you behind the scene perspectives, the connection between living things and non-living and how creatures depend on each other, how the Serengeti has no room for randomness and much much more...! making your safari more memorable and enjoyable!

You won’t have enough of the Serengeti. As you make your way back to the lodge make sure to keep your eyes open for birds, including our very own Shrike, Eastern white-crowned shrike. 

Dinner and overnight at:-  

  • Accommodation:  Serengeti Hostel
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |


DAY 3:
Serengeti National Park | Ngorongoro Crater | The Great Rift Valley escarpment.

After early breakfast drive from the Serengeti to Ngorongoro, descend down the Ngorongoro crater for fantastic game viewing and later afternoon drive to Lake Manyara area through the Great Rift Valley escarpment.

The Ngorongoro crater, which has been declared a world heritage site, lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers more than 8000 sq.km  With an area of 304 sq. km. the crater is the home of up to 30,000 large mammals. More than 100 species of birds not found in the Serengeti have been recorded here. This is the world's largest unbroken caldera and the 8th wonder of the world.  Our friendly safari guide is always happy to share with you about the behind the scene perspectives about the formation of the caldera, ecological facts and much much more..!

This is the only place in Africa where it is easy to find big cats like lions (5 prides of lions have been recorded), cheetah, clans of the hyena, jackals, serval cats a few to mention. Search out for rarely seen black rhino

Late afternoon drive to Twiga Lodge through the Great Rift Valley escarpment and spend evening hours at leisure and exploring the lodge’s facilities

Dinner and overnight at:-  

  • Accommodation:  Twiga Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |


DAY 4:
Lake Manyara National Park | Full Day Game viewing

After breakfast collect your packed lunch and depart for full day game viewing in Lake Manyara National Park. 

Lake Manyara is famous for tree-climbing lions and pythons. The national park consists of underground natural forest that opens up into woodlands, grassland, and swamps beyond the soda lake itself covering 200 sq. km. Over 400 species of birds have been spotted, including flamingos, pelican, storks, cormorants, egrets, and geese. Our professional safari guide is always happy to share with you lots of behind the scene ideas, why trees in Lake Manyara have adopted climbing trees, how was the Great Rift Valley was formed and much much more..!

Dinner and overnight at:-  

  • Accommodation: Twiga Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |

     
DAY 5:
Tarangire National Park | Drive to Arusha city.
After breakfast collect your packed lunch and depart for game viewing in the Tarangire national park. 

Tarangire is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular in June and September, the dry period. During this time, thousands of animals including elephant, buffalo, giraffe, elands, kudu, wildebeest, hartebeest, and the rarely seen Oryx, migrate from Masai Steppe to the Tarangire River looking for water. Lions, leopards, and other predators follow the herds. Tarangire has the largest population of elephant in any park in the northern circuit and more than 550 species of birds have been recorded. Our professional safari guide is always happy to share with you lots of ecological and ethological facts like the secret behind baobab trees and elephants in Tarangire, the roles of Tarangire River and much much more..!

Late afternoon check out and drive to Arusha city ( a drop of point and time to be advised).

 

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