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5 Days Tanzania Safari | Tarangire – Manyara – Serengeti – Ngorongoro

Safari Overview

This tour and safari with a very limited time will take you to four National Parks namely Tarangire National Park known for its tree climbing pythons, Lake Manyara National Park is unique for tree climbing lions, Serengeti National Park unique for its annual wildlife migration nowhere in the World while Ngorongoro Carter for its varnishing black rhinoceros together with a number of animals being in the Crater. It’s amazing into 5 days 4 nights on safari with a multitude of wildlife, the sounds of nature away from cities and tours from civilization, from awesome animal sights to comfortable accommodation in spacious hotels, lodges and luxury tented camps.

Safari Itinerary

Arrival Day

Our representative at JAMBO MAASAI TOURSwill meet you for an introductory briefing upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, before a transfer to Tourist Hotel in Moshi or Arusha Town for your tour and safari. Overnight at your hotel in Moshi / Arusha on Bed and breakfast basis.

Day 1: Moshi / Arusha - Tarangire      

After breakfast in Moshi / Arusha Town, transfer to Tarangire National Park which comprise the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem. Your safari adventure truly begins from here. Tarangire River crosses the park from north to south attracting a number of different species of animals, birds and other creatures. With Jambo Maasai Tours; you will be assured of seeing and being entertained by large numbers of elephants, rhino, eland, warthog, buffalo, lion, lesser and greater kudu, grenuk, impala, zebra, giraffe, velvet monkeys and tree climbing pythons which are a major attraction to the visitors in the Park. In addition, the huge baobab trees, the old acacia trees, down palm and black cotton grasslands, add to the beauty of the Park provide optimal opportunities for nature lovers. Whether for wedding, honeymoon, old couples or an unforgettable getaway with the one you love, you will find love is in the air at Tarangire. Later in the evening after game-drive transfer to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Tarangire.

Day 2: Tarangire – Lake Manyara.       

After breakfast, transfer to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch packet. It is the oldest and most developed Wildlife reserve in Tanzania, Fantalle volcano, extensive mineral hot springs, and extra ordinary volcanic formations. Noted for its numerous buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo, and a great variety of smaller animals. On the shores of the Soda Lake, over 350 species of birds including flamingos, pelican, storks, scared ibis, cormorants and Egyptian geese can be seen. The most famous spectacle is the tree – climbing lions which spend most of the day spread out along the branches of acacia trees, six to seven meters above the ground. Apart from wildlife, the spectacular view of the Great Rift Valley adds to the attraction of the Park’s ecosystem. As you enter the National Park gate checkpoint you will pass into the forest, home to the baboons and blue monkeys live among other species observed in a single day. Dinner and overnight stay at Lodge.

Day 3: Lake Manyara – Serengeti        

After breakfast, transfer to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch packet for a full day game drive. The Serengeti ecosystem contains millions of animals and boasts the largest concentration of migratory wildlife nowhere in the World; you will view animals and birds moving freely in their natural wilderness. Nowhere on earth is there a sight rivaling the spectacle of over 3.7 million holed animals on the march. Uniqueness is the annual migration, which starts from December to May through January in the south of the Park and from June to October to the west and to the north. Thousands of migrating wildebeest, which are the major center of attraction in Serengeti, cross the river to the northern side. This means movement starts in the months of May and June each year from south Serengeti till the end of December before they come back to re-occupy the Serengeti plains. The big cats like lions, leopards and cheetahs on the Skopje. Many who go on safari hope to observe as many of the big five as they can? At Serengeti there is a great chance you will see at least lion, elephant, buffalo, leopards and thousands of wildebeest, zebras and other grassland animals travel from the north to the south or from south towards north, it considered a natural wonder. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti.

Day 4: Serengeti - Ngorongoro

After breakfast, taking into consideration Serengeti National Park is a wide area; we start with a tour en-route while we transfer to Ngorongoro. The early morning provides a great opportunity to see animals out and about as it is cooler and their day is just starting. The unique thing at Serengeti National Park as we have said before is the annual migration, which starts from December to May through January in the south of the Park and from June to October to the west and to the north. Thousands of migrating wildebeest, which are the major center of attraction in Serengeti, cross the river to the northern side. We will concentrate to do a game drive at Central and southern Serengeti to witness the movement which starts in the months of May and June each year from south Serengeti till the end of December before they come back to re-occupy the Serengeti plains. In the afternoon after taking lunch, we transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation, which covers an area of about 260 sq km and is a home of up to 25,000 large mammals like elephants, wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, gazelles and carnivores like lions, leopards, cheater, hyena, hunting wild dogs, and jackals. You will see calves in thousands during the months of migrating. The big cats like lions, leopards and cheetahs on the Kopjes (huge granite rocks) that dominate the plains are among the shows to remember. Absolutely – well, not exactly but with you time available you see almost every Tropical African animal & bird can be seen in Tanzania and not elsewhere in Africa. Later after lunch, transfer to Ngorongoro tour en-route. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Highlands.

Day 5: Ngorongoro – Arusha / Moshi – Kilimanjaro Airport        

After breakfast, half day tour of the Ngorongoro Crater floor with lunch packet. Ngorongoro Crater where the law of the jungle is predominant and nature protected in its wildest and at a most exotic form, is the World’s largest caldera (the largest with unbroken wall) not compared anywhere.  This natural and unique 260 square kilometers Ngorongoro Crater spanning a 23 kilometer radius in 610 meters from the rim to the bottom, is like a big basin full of wild animals, birds, plant life, and provides spectacular scenery rich with fauna and flora all of which combine to make it a wonder of the natural World. Also contains the most visible population of black rhinoceros remaining in Africa.  Afternoon lunch transfer to Arusha, Moshi, or Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Kindly Please Note:
One among these five days if time allows our Driver Guide will take you to scenic spot where you will have a perfect panoramic view of the African sunrise or sunset, seeing giraffes or elephants grazing across the grassland as those first or last golden rays above or below the horizon. Not in the World can say they have seen such a beautiful sight. If your planned budgeted time wasn’t enough for your tour and safari, you can absolutely continue your adventure by paying extra costs on extra days to your stay while in Tanzania. Travel to other parks to see other sceneries don’t necessarily see at Serengeti and Ngorongoro part. Perhaps in these parks was all you needed to see in your tour and safari sights you wanted to see. The perfect way to end your safari is by making an add on tour program to / for Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trails and cultural visits cannot be missed while visiting our Country. We can arrange transport and accommodation for a broad range of lodges, villas and hotels in the best resorts.