5 Days wonders of the wild
Follow the famous Big 5 in your 4WD pop-up roof vehicle. Spend several days and nights on an African wildlife safari inside the famous scenic National Parks. Explore the Serengeti, home to the Great Migration. Search for the animals of the Tarangire National Park along the Tarangire River where Elephants are regular visitors. Also, descend the Ngorongoro Crater for a chance to spot the rare Black Rhino to complete your search for the Big 5.
This itinerary suits all types of travelers; it is great for family vacations, couples, groups, and even solo travelers.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
All around the year
Arrival in Tanzania
Day 1: Drive to Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Drive to Central Serengeti
Day 3: Full Day Central Serengeti
Day 4: Game Drive in Serengeti and overnight at Ngorongoro
Day 5: Game Drive in Ngorongoro and Transfer to Arusha
- Park fees
- Tanapa Fees
- Conservation Fees
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water on all days
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- International flights
- Additional accommodation
- Services not mentioned in the program
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature
Arrive in Tanzania
Upon arrival at the airport, your driver shall pick you up and drive to your hotel in Arusha. Have a rest and prepare for your safari in the next morning.
Accommodation at appointed Hotel
DAY 1: Drive to Tarangire National Park
Leave Arusha after breakfast at the hotel. Enter the Tarangire National Park for a full game drive in the park. Tarangire is one of the best National Parks in Northern Tanzania, renowned for its massive Elephants and big baobab trees which gives the landscape its looks. We shall have our picnic lunch and carry on with our search for the animals the rest of afternoon. Common animals of the Tarangire include animals such as the Wildebeests, Zebras, Common eland, Hartebeests, Gazelles, Buffalos, Lions, and Elephants. Later in the evening drive to the Lodge/Camp for overnight.
DAY 2: Drive to Serengeti
After breakfast drive to Serengeti National Park with lunch boxes via Ngorongoro Conservation area, on a clear day you get to see all the way around the crater. You will proceed to Serengeti game enroute to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.
DAY 3: Full Day Game Drive in Central Serengeti.
Full day game drive in the Serengeti, one of the most stunning wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The name comes from the Maasai word “Siringet” meaning “Endless plains”. This vast Savannah hosts the world’s largest surviving concentration of wildlife. In addition to the short grasses there are beautiful rocky out-cropping called Kopjes and thousands of acres of bush and acacia woodland. Return for a relaxed evening to the lodge/camp.
Accommodation at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
DAY 4: Morning Game Drive in Central Serengeti Overnight at Ngorongoro/Karatu.
After breakfast morning game drive in Serengeti, enjoying the huge open spaces and variety of wildlife. In the afternoon drive to Karatu via Ngorongoro conservation area proceed to your accommodation in Karatu/Ngorongoro conservation area where you may relax and enjoy the rest of the day.
Accommodation at Ngorongoro Oldean Mountain Lodge
DAY 5: Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater and Transfer Arusha.
After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro conservation area descending into the crater for game viewing on the world heritage Site-Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is the home of the largest African mammals. Here it is possible to see elephants, prides of lion, hippos, a resident herd of wildebeest, zebra, various gazelles, baboons and the black rhino. Lunch will be taken at a picnic site at the water’s edge. Late afternoon ascends back to the crater rim seeing more wildlife along the way proceed to drive back to Arusha.