Start and end in Arusha! With the luxury safari tour – 5 Days Tanzania Luxury Safari, you have a 5 day trip package taking you through top Tanzania tour destinations. 5 Days Tanzania luxury safari tour departs daily on request.
Lake Manyara National Park, the ‘loveliest lake in Africa’. The surrounding area is famed for its baboons and is an excellent spot to see hippos, giraffes, elephants and tree climbing lions. An afternoon game drive lets you enjoy these creatures at their most active.
The world’s largest open, inactive volcanic crater, Ngorongoro is one of Africa’s finest wildlife conservation areas and home to over 25,000 large animals including lions, zebra wildebeest and gazelles. It is also one of your best opportunities to see black rhinos, the rarest of the Big 5.
Serengeti National Park is the crown jewel of Tanzania, known for its annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Other animals include the Big 5 (more than 3,000 lions and 1,000 leopards call the Serengeti home), cheetahs, hyenas, baboons, African wild dogs and giraffes. Bird watchers should also keep their eyes peeled for over 500 species that inhabit the plains.
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL DAY
On arrival in Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our representative. There will be a trip briefing at the hotel/Lodge this evening. The rest of the day will be at your leisure. Please note this is an arrival day and there are no excursions planned, so you may arrive at any time.(Distance 51.7 km)
Accommodation: Arusha Serena Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast.
DAY 2 – ARUSHA TO LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the Tanzania’s more intimate parks. The lake shore teems with birds and the park is famous for its elusive tree-climbing lions. There is also a surprising number of large mammals and the striking cliffs of the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop to our first experience of the region’s magnificent wildlife.(Distance 119.7 km)
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Meals included: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3 – LAKE MANYARA TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we head towards the 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.
We head 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.
We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. (Distance: 205 km)
Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Lodge
Meals included.Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch.
DAY 4 – SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
In the morning is set aside for another game drive in the Serengeti and you might spot some creatures that you haven’t seen yet. Animals tend to be more active in the morning before the temperatures soar around midday.
After lunch, you will leave the plains of the Serengeti and travel to the highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.. (Distance: 113 km)
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Meals included.Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch.
DAY 5 – NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast, we descend to the crater rim. Professor B. Grzimek once wrote about Ngorongoro Crater: “It is impossible to give a fair description of the size and beauty of the Crater, for there is nothing with which it can compare.” As you descend to the floor of the crater, you will quickly agree with the Professor.
The crater is one of the best places for wildlife photography and comprises 100 square miles of the Conservation Area and supports more than 25,000 mammals. Enjoy a full morning game viewing on the crater’s floor.
After lunch drives back to Arusha for departure. (or you may choose to extend your holiday by flying to the beautiful Zanzibar island beaches for relaxation). (Distance: 154.1 km).
Price includes the following:
- All Taxes/VAT
- All airport transfers
- Professional guides
- All national park fees
- AMREF Flying Doctors
- Transportation in a 4x4WD safari vehicle
- Meals & mineral water according to the itinerary
- Lodge overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
Price does not include the following:
- Visa fees
- Additional flight
- Travel insurance
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour