6Days 5Nights Lakes Lodge Safari

Visiting Area: Arusha/Lake Manyara/Karatu/Ngorongoro crater/Serengeti
Day 01: Arrival / Overnight Arusha: 50 mnts drive
Upon arrival to JRO met and transferred to Arusha for overnight stay on bed & breakfast basis at SG Resort or similar.
hornbill manyarahippos pool
Day 02: Arusha / Lake Manyara: 2 hrs drive
After breakfast met for safari briefing then drive to Lake Manyara with packed lunch for morning and afternoon tour, late afternoon drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro farm house or similar. Lake Manyara National park is beautiful park with main attractions include tree climbing lions, elephants, hippos, baboons etc. Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain times of year hosts thousands of flamingos and other bird life.
lion cub climbing treecheetah feeding serengeti

Day 03: Karatu / Serengeti: 4 hrs drive
Breakfast then drive to Serengeti via Ngorongoro with packed lunch, Optional Olduvai Gorge or Masai village visit at an extra cost, games viewing on the way, arrives before dusk for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge or Similar.

Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s oldest and second largest park covering 14,763 sq km and is adjoining with Ngorongoro area to the south and with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya to the north. The wildebeest population is about 1.5 million and several other hoofed species including zebras and Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, buffalo, giraffe, warthog also the cats.The best time to view the great migration is from December through August. The Serengeti predators include lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes.

Day 04: Serengeti Full Day
Spend the day viewing games and exploring Seronera (Central Serengeti) plains, Optional break for hot lunch at the lodge or carry the packed lunch for full day tour, dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge or similar.
zebra on crater floormaasai cultural

Day 05: Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater: 3 hrs drive
Early breakfast then drive to Ngorongoro crater with packed lunch for games viewing and exploring the crater floor, late afternoon ascend the crater heading to the rim for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa lodge or similar.

Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed some three million years ago. The Ngorongoro crater sinks to a depth of 610 metres and its floor measures 20 kms across with a base area covering 260 square kilometres. The crater houses 30,000 animals including the big five (rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion & leopard) and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons.

Day 06: Ngorongoro / Arusha: 3 hrs drive
After breakfast drive to Arusha for lunch, after lunch safari de-briefing then transfer to the airport.

End of the Tour & Services

The Price includes:

  • All park entrance, crater service, WMA and administrative fees.
  • Meals & accommodation whilst on safari (subject to availability during the booking).
  • Accommodation in Arusha on bed and breakfast basis as per itinerary.
  • 4WD Safari vehicle while on safari (Car has WIFI, Fridge and Inventor for charging batteries/Cameras)
  • English speaking Driver Tour Guide.
  • Staff & Car Park entrance fees.
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari – day time.
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Service.
  • Airport transfers to/from Arusha as per itinerary.

Price do not include: Items of personal needs, Travel insurance, Day room in Arusha, Lunch & Dinner in Arusha, Soda/alcohol unless otherwise noted, Visa fees, Local & international airfare, Olduvai Gorge/Masai village visit, Cultural tours, gratuities (tips), laundry, Serengeti balloon safari and any other extras not stated above as included.