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Tanzania Wildlife Break(5 Nights)

Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro, Arusha

for Family Traveller

Holiday Overview

Ngorongoro Crater - Photo Courtesy Bjørn Christian Tørrissen
Serengeti
Serengeti Migration
Lake Manyara - Photo Courtesy Squarethecircle

Tanzania (East Africa) is widely considered the ultimate wildlife destination by well heeled wildlife travellers. Tanzania highlights comprise wildlife destinations of Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater alongwith Kilimanjaro (Snow capped mountain) and Zanzibar (Beach getaway).

Route

Lake Manyara(1) - Serengeti National Park(2) - Ngorongoro(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive Kilimanjaro/Arusha airport and transfer to Lake Manyara
  • Day-2 Drive to Serengeti, Enjoy game drive enroute
  • Day-3 Morning and Evening Safari at Serengeti
  • Day-4 Travel to Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day-5 Game safaris in and around the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day-6 Proceed to Arusha to board flight back home town
Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Arusha Departure - Arusha
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Guests arriving by mid-day or leaving early may require to stay in transit at Nairobi for additional night

Distances
  • Arusha to Lake Manyara -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro -150 kms (4 hrs)
  • Ngorongoro to Arusha -190 kms (5 hrs)
Route

Arusha - Lake Manyara(1) - Serengeti National Park(2) - Ngorongoro(2) - Arusha

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive Kilimanjaro/Arusha airport and transfer to Lake Manyara On arrival at Kilimanjaro airport/ Arusha, you are met and transferred to Arusha for lunch. After lunch, proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Enjoy an afternoon game drive after which you check in to your lodge. Enjoy dinner in the lodge. Overnight at Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge (HB)

Day-2 Drive to Serengeti, Enjoy game drive enroute After breakfast, proceed to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch boxes. Enjoy a game drive in the Park enroute to the lodge. Arriving at your lodge, find yourselves deep in the heart of this famous migration corridor. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (FB)

Day-3 Morning and Evening Safari at Serengeti After breakfast, enjoy the morning and afternoon game drives. Behind the masses of migrating animals, follow the ever-searching predators — watch as this life and death drama unfolds before you. Enjoy a lunch at the hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge (FB)

Day-4 Travel to Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast, drive across the Serengeti plains viewing game enroute and arrive at Olduvai Gorge (Optional). Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (FB)

Day-5 Game safaris in and around the Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast, descend into the crater for a session of game-viewing. Ngorongoro is one of the finest game viewing areas in Africa and dubbed by some as the 8th wonder of the world. Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater. Overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (FB)

Day-6 Proceed to Arusha to board flight back home town After breakfast, proceed to Arusha and reach there by lunch. Proceed to the airport for your flight to Nairobi and board your flight back home. (B)

Destination Overview

Arusha - Arusha is the transit point to visit major wildlife and national parks of Tanzania such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park and The Arusha National Park.Arusha Airport is also one of the arrival points to arrive in Tanzania.

Lake Manyara - Lake Manyara National Park is one of the popular National Parks in Tanzania that offers varied ecosystems, bird life and views.

Serengeti National Park - Serengeti is easily Tanzania's most famous national park, and it's also the largest, at 14,763 sq kms of protected area that borders Kenya's Masai Mara Game Park.

Ngorongoro - The Ngorongoro Crater is often called Africa's Eden and the 8th Natural Wonder of the World. Within the crater rim, large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun.

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImageArusha
Prefered Departure : No ImageArusha
Distances
  • Arusha to Lake Manyara -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro -150 kms (4 hrs)
  • Ngorongoro to Arusha -190 kms (5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Arusha to Lake Manyara -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro -150 kms (4 hrs)
  • Ngorongoro to Arusha -190 kms (5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Tanzania Wildlife Break Recommended for well heeled wildlife traveller looking to travel to Wildlife parks of Tanzania.

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