Wildlife Encounters

6 Days Tanzania Big5 Safari

6 Days Tanzania Big5 Safari: See the tree-climbing lions and a variety of bird species in the Lake Manyara National park , See thousands of pink-hued flamingoes on their perpetual migration as well as other waterbirds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks in Lake Manyara National park, Enjoy fascinating game viewing in the vast Serengeti National park, the best place to see the wildebeest migration , Explore the beautiful Ngorongoro crater, one of the wonders of the world with incredible wildlife and the best place to see some of the Big Five (Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Lion and Buffalo)

Day 1: Kilimanjaro (JRO) Airport – Arusha

On arrival at the Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Medium Budget: Forest Hill Carnival Hotel (HB) High Budget: Arusha Serena Hotel (HB)

Day 2: Arusha – Lake Manyara

After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National park whose residents include tree climbing lions, hippos, baboons, monkeys, flamingoes and a variety of other birdlife. You will arrive in time for lunch and later embark on afternoon game drives in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Manyara.

Accommodation:

Medium Budget: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge (FB) High Budget: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge (FB)


Day 3: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park

Drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge (optional), the renowned archeological site discovered by Louis and Mary Leakey. Their findings include some of the early man’s ancestral remains. Enjoy lunch at your lodge in Serengeti. Embark on afternoon game drives in the endless plains of the Serengeti with a good chance of seeing the great herds of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and prides of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation:

Medium Budget: Serengeti Kuhama Camp (FB) High Budget: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Full day game viewing in the Serengeti National Park

Enjoy a full day game drive in the vast Serengeti National park with chances of seeing the big five and / or the wildebeest migration. It is possible to have an early morning balloon ride in Serengeti (optional).

Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a World heritage site and World Wide Wonder famed for its annual wildebeest migration and one of the best places in the world to encounter the Big 5.

Accommodation:

Medium Budget: Serengeti Kuhama Camp (FB) High Budget: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (FB)

6 Days Tanzania Big5 Safari
Serengeti N.P


Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast, depart for a morning game drive in Serengeti National park. Lunch at the lodge in Serengeti, Seronera and later proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation area with game viewing en-route. It is also possible to visit the Maasai Boma (optional activity). Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Ngorongoro.

Accommodation:

Medium Budget: Rhino Lodge (FB) High Budget: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (FB)


Day 6: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Kilimanjaro Airport

Today with picnic lunch, descend 2000feet (over 600 metres) to the Crater floor for an amazing crater tour. The Ngorongoro Crater features one of the greatest concentration of wildlife in Africa with high chances of seeing the big 5 (Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Lion and Buffalo). Picnic lunch will be served at the hippo pool in the crater. Explore the forest areas mainly inhabited by elephants and Monkeys as well as the lake area, where you may get to see the flamingos and the open savannahs where the lions usually hunt for food.

Drive back to Arusha and proceed to Kilimanjaro Airport for your evening flight back home.

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Note:

  • Single Room Supplement (SRS) is applicable when a guest is staying in a single room
  • Contact us for a Low Season discount if you are travelling between 15th March and 15th May 
  • Holiday surcharges will apply during Christmas and Easter seasons.

Prices includes:

  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation in a 7 seater 4×4 safari vehicle with English speaking Driver guide
  • Game drives and park entry fees
  • Tourism Development Levy (1% of room rate)
  • VAT on Ground Transport & Crater Service Fee, Park Entry Fees

Prices excludes:

  • Visas
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • Domestic & International flights and departure taxes (Quoted separately where applicable)
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, bottled drinking water and other personal expenses
  • Medical, Travel and Baggage Insurance
  • Holiday Surcharge

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