Tanzania Safari from Arusha, 5 days

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Join the certified guides at Orongai Africa Safaris on a unique 5-day safari adventure starting from Arusha in Tanzania and discover the amazing Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti Plains, and the many wild animals that inhabit them!

Private

5 Days

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Occasional

Beginner


Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania.
  • Explore the breathtaking Serengeti Plains.
  • Observe amazing wild animals in their natural habitat.

Description

Would you like to discover some of the most amazing wildlife in Tanzania? Then join us on this awe-inspiring 5-day Tanzania Safari starting from Arusha.

Tanzania is famous for its amazing wild animals and landscapes. On this 5-day adventure, we will get to explore some of the most impressive locations in the country, including the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti plains, where you will be able to admire the stunning wildlife. Acacia woodlands, African Baobab trees, rare animal species, predators, scavengers, big and small game, will take your breath away as we explore, every day, a different location in Tanzania. You can find a detailed itinerary below.

Keep in mind that you will have a private vehicle and guide to take you through these breathtaking spots. Your guide will be able to show you where to spot certain animals and how to observe their fascinating behavior. Furthermore, you will be able to rest in luxury lodges where you will experience the local hospitality.

So, are you ready for roaring lions, striped zebras, and graceful gazelles? Then book your place now and join us on this 5-day Tanzania safari from Arusha!

Or, check out some of the other options that we offer to explore the beautiful Tanzanian wilderness!

Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire

After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park, enjoy a full day game drive with picnic lunch.

The park consists of natural vegetation mainly of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa.

This African National Park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park

Best Time to Visit
June to September (easier to spot animals)

High Season
July to March (Northern section gets crowded)

Best Weather
June to October (a few rain showers)

Accommodation:
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Luxury lodge located just outside Lake Manyara NP

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Manyara to Serengeti National Park

Depart with your picnic lunch boxes for Serengeti National Park. Making a game driving on the Serengeti plains, searching for the migration, the largest concentration of plains game (wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle) to be found anywhere in the world. Also the predators (lion and cheetah) and the scavengers (hyena and jackals) together with elephant, buffalo, giraffe, warthog and many other species of both big and small game. Enjoy your game drive with your private jeep till late evening.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park

Best Time to Visit
June to February (Areas are best at different times)

High Season
July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

Best Weather
June to October (Little to no rainfall)
Wildlife in Serengeti NP

Accommodation:
Serengeti Serena Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Full day game viewing at serengeti with packed lunch

This morning’s African adventure begins with an exploratory game drive through Tanzania’s oldest and most recognized National Park, the Serengeti. This location offers the most expansive game viewing in Tanzania. From predators to prey, great herds of grazing herbivores to tactically cunning packs of carnivores, life on the plains of the Serengeti can best be defined as a complete “circle of life.”

Spend today searching out Impala, one of Africa’s most beautiful and graceful animals. Previously thought to be part of the gazelle tribe, Impalas have been found to be so different that they are now classified as their own sub-family status. Leopards, cheetah, lions and wild dogs prey on impala. Impala can reach running speeds of approximately 50 to 55 mph (80 to 90 km/h) to escape its predators.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park

Accommodation:
Serengeti Serena Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

You are provided with a personalized, experienced tracker-guide and private transportation today whilst exploring around the Ngorongoro National Park grounds.

Explore one of the most recognized wildlife conservation areas in Tanzania today. Depart your camp or lodge in a privately driven vehicle, along with a local expert guide, for approximately a 20 to 30-minute drive towards the Ngorongoro Park Gate. It will then take you another 20 minutes to reach the crater rim itself. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera. This geological masterpiece was formed as a result of an extremely large volcanic explosion which caused the volcano to collapse in on itself, thus creating a crater. The crater floor also boasts one of the highest carnivore densities in the world including large prides of lions, packs of hyenas and solitary predators like cheetahs and jackals.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater

Best Time to Visit
June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)

High Season
Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)

Best Weather
June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Accommodation:
Serena Ngorongoro Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Ngorongoro

Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Ngorongoro to Arusha

Descend to the rim of the crater for your game viewing. A keen eye and expertly recommended search patterns from your guide may help you spot some of the less common species like leopards, servals, and bat-eared foxes.

Main Destination:
Arusha

Accommodation:
No accommodation
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Details

Accommodation

Luxury lodge. Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Meeting point

You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).

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About the guide

Welcome to Orongai African Safaris, our company, located right in the heart of Arusha, has a team of experienced, professional and dedicated guides. The whole team and entire staff at Orongai African Safaris is made up of natives who know Africa, Tanzania in particular by their fingertips. They have taken naturalist courses and are excellent game spotters. In addition they speak excellent English and some of them speak a couple of foreign languages.

All our 4×4 safari vehicles are custom-made for the rugged terrain of African roads in order to withstand the harsh terrain while offering game-viewing comfort. In addition they are fitted with HF radio communications and all passengers are guaranteed comfortable window seats.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 2681 Each

Group of 2

USD 2681 Each

Group of 3

USD 2681 Each

Group of 4

USD 2681 Each

Group of 5

USD 2681 Each

Group of 6

USD 2681 Each

Group of 7

USD 2681 Each

Group of 8

USD 2681 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Clean drinkable water

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner




 

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