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5 Days Tanzania Lodge Safari

Overview

This safari takes you to Lake Manyara for a whole day, almost 3 days in the Serengeti and 1 whole crater tour in Ngorongoro. The safari takes you around the best places in Tanzania, visiting places such as Lake Manyara which is famous for its tree climbing lions. The Ngorongoro Crater which is known also as the Garden of Eden, Serengeti National Park which will give you the chance to experience the "BIG Five".

Itinerary (summary)

 Activities, Hotel & Meals
Day 1

Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park

  • Full day game drive in Manyara National Park
  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
  • Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2

Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park

  • Day spent at the Serengeti National Park with game viewing drive
  • Meals and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Day 3
Serengeti National Park
  • Game viewing drive at the Serengeti National Park
  • Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge
  • Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 4

Serengeti - Ngorongoro

  • Proceed to Ngorongoro, where the night will be spent on the Crater Rim
  • Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge / Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Day 5

Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

  • Proceed directly to the Crater floor for a full day crater tour with picnic lunches
  • Proceed back to Arusha in the evening
  • (End of tour)

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, proceed to Lake Manyara for a full day 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 overnight at Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge. Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park

Set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. A scenic four hour drive, full day game drive together with late evening game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

Early morning game drive Serengeti National Park, back for breakfast and relax, again proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches.

Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge. Meal plan: Full-Board

Day 4: Serengeti - Ngorongoro

After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, proceed to Ngorongoro, where the night will be spent on the Crater Rim.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge / Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Early breakfast, proceed directly to the Crater floor for a full day crater tour with picnic lunches. Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening.

(End of tour).

Included in tour:

  • Accommodation as per the above safari description
  • Meals as specified on the itinerary above
  • All transfers and transport, park fees, hotel accommodation
  • Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide

Not included in tour:

  • Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • International flight
  • Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratitudes to safari staff

Accommodation for this Safari

  • Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge

    Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge

    Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge is strategically located on the very edge of the vertiginous western escarpment of the Rift Valley, affording magnificent views down across the whole Lake.

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  • Seronera Wildlife Lodge

    Seronera Wildlife Lodge

    Seronera Wildlife Lodge is located in the heart of the central Serengeti's premier game viewing area, artfully constructed around a rocky outcrop.

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  • Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

    Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

    Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the crater’s great bowl.

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  • Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

    Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

    The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is located on the edge of the world famous "World Heritage Site" of the Ngorongoro Crater. Surrounding the lodge, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area spans 8,300 square kilometres, stretching from the Rift Valley to the Serengeti.

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Enquiries

Destinations

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara, Tanzania

Wildlife at Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park is well known for the tree climbing lions, the soda ash lake, its flamingos and the breathtaking scenery. While the scenic beauty of this park certainly makes it worth a visit, the game viewing here pales into insignificance when compared with that on offer in Tarangire, the Ngorongoro and the Serengeti.

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Serengeti National Park

Serengeti, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is the most renowned wildlife park in the entire world. Over 10,000 sq miles of pristine wilderness play host to the Great Migration and boast the highest density of large predators, including lions, leopards and cheetahs, in the world! Grass plains, woodlands, hills, and rivers abound.

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Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro, Tanzania

A herd of wildebeest in the Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the best places in the country to see the endangered black rhinoceros. Home to the entirety of the Big Five, Ngorongoro is a natural wonder that needs to be seen to be believed.

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