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This safari takes you through the highlights of renowned parks of northern Tanzania. The tour starts at Tarangire, famous for its dense wildlife population then to Ngorongoro crater, which supports a year round resident population of mammals. A visit to Serengeti follows, a big game haven that hosts over 3 million large mammals. Finally, we head to Lake Manyara national park, an ornithologists’ paradise known for the elusive tree-climbing lions.

The 8-day Tanzania Big Five Safari is one of 8 Days  Budget Safari once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to visit Tanzania's most famous parks. This journey will take you to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro National Parks, where you will have the opportunity to see all the Big Five animals.

A large herd, making their way across the Amboseli plans to the evening resting area._edit

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport
Upon arrival, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to the hotel you have reserved. The guide provides a brief safari briefing. For dinner and an overnight stay, check into the hotel.


Day 2: Game Drive In Manyara National Park
Pick up from your Arusha hotel for a 2-hour drive to Manyara, which is nestled amid the foothills of the Great Rift Valley. Investigate the gorgeous green park with underground rivers.

The famous tree-climbing lions, elephants, baboons, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, monkeys, and a variety of bird species can all be seen during a game drive. After a short break for lunch, continue on to Lake Manyara. View the game to appreciate the beauty of the lake and to observe flamingos laid out in a beautiful pattern across the water.

Transfer to the hotel for dinner and sleep.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park Transfer and Half-Day Game Drive
Breakfast early and check out of the motel for a brief adventure. In their natural habitat, they went on a game drive in quest of other animals. See hot natural water emerge from the ground and trickle over the rocks at the hot springs. At one of the picnic areas, take a break for lunch. Drive to the private Serengeti after leaving the park. Transfer to the booked hotel for an overnight stay upon arrival.

Day 4: A full day of game viewing at Serengeti National Park
Take a day trip inside the park to see big cats, wildebeests, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, antelopes, and other animals. You'll see a wide range of bird species. After a picnic lunch, continue with the game viewing.

Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Ndutu Plains Full-Day Game Drive
After a delicious breakfast, check out of the hotel and head to Ndutu. Enjoy a full day of adventure in the breathtaking Ndutu plains. Hundreds of wildebeests, zebras, and antelopes are seen traveling together in this game view. Because the savannah plains are suitable for the herds, it is frequently calving season.

Other animals you might see include jackals, spotted hyenas, lions, antelopes, and cheetahs. After a picnic lunch, continue on with the game drive till the evening. Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep.

Day 6: Serengeti Half-Day Game Drive and Transfer To Ngorongoro
Explore the Serengeti's boundless plains in pursuit of wildebeests, elands, toppi, warthogs, and more. In the park, you'll see a variety of bird species. After a short break for lunch, continue on to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive in the late afternoon and be transferred to your pre-arranged accommodation for the night.

Day 7: Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Crater
Drive to Ngorongoro after checking out of the accommodation with a packed lunch. Descend the Ngorongoro Crater, which is home to tens of thousands of animals and birds. Elephants, giraffes, elands, hyenas, antelopes, oryx, jackals, and other animals can be observed on a game drive in the crater, which is the only area where the big five can be seen all at once. Come across a wide range of things.

. Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with game viewing till evening. Ascend out the crater and drive to the booked hotel in Mto wa Mbu.

Day 8: Game Drive in Tarangire and Transfer to Arusha
Breakfast early and check out of the motel with a packed lunch. Begin your tour in Tarangire National Park, which is home to many elephants and baobab trees.

Hundreds of elephants, big cats, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and monkeys can be seen on a game drive in the gorgeous park. After a picnic lunch at a nearby location, continue game viewing until late afternoon. Exit the park and return to Arusha or the airport in time for your flight.

Price Include:

  • 4WD vehicles with pop up roof for excellent views

  • All park entry fees

  • Pickup to and from airport

  • All safari inclusive packages

  • Accommodation facilities

  • 3 proper meals+ mineral water and tea/coffee

  • Experienced and professional English speaking guide

Price Exclude:

  • International flights

  • Tanzanian Visa

  • All things of personal nature

  • Tips for guides and cooks

  • Alcohol

  • Items not specified in terms and conditions

  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

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