5 Day Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater


Duration: 5 Days 

Arrival City: Arusha 

Departure City: Arusha 

Activities and Interest: Cultural & Wildlife 

Comfort Style: Comfort 


Enjoy authentic interactions with the Maasai 

See the big cats 

See more animals than you ever thought possible 

See the Endless plains of the Serengeti 



Lake Manyara National Park 

Ngorongoro Conservation Area 

Olduvai Gorge 

The Great Rift Valley 

Lake Manyara view point 

Ngorongoro highlands   

Day 1 


Distance: 30km /50km 

Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport. Transfer to Outpost Lodge for dinner and overnight HB. (40 km, 30 minutes) 

• MEALS: Dinner and Overnight HB 

• ACCOMMODATION:  Outpost Lodge or similar Accommodation 

Day 2 

Lake Manyara National Park 

Distance: 30km /50km 

Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs. 

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breath taking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro farm house. 

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast 

• ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro farm house 

Day 3 and 4 

Serengeti National park 

Distance: 145km 

Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs. 

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp for 2 nights. 

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast 

• ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp  

Day 4 

Serengeti National Park 

Full day Serengeti National park game drive 

Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater 

Distance: 145km  

Non – game viewing time: 2 – 4 hrs. 

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge where you will have dinner and overnight 

• MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast 

• ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge 

Day 5 

Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport 

Distance: 210km  

Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs. 

After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the south western corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost) 


Items included: 

Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle 

Professional, English speaking guide 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Mineral water 

Overnight stays in safari lodges / tented camps 

All national park fees 

Items not included: 

Alcoholic and soft drinks 

Visa fees 


Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc. 

Travel insurance