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central Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire nP​ • 5 DAYS •

About this Tour

You will discover and explore the three most famous national parks in Northern Tanzania during this safari, the best destination for a safari. Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park. Our professional guide will drive you in a 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof.

(We can add/customize anything based on your requirements as well)

ROUTE MAP

DURATION

5 Days / 4 Nights

DESTINATIONS

Arusha

Serengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Crater

Tarangire National Park

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Tanzania
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Start

Day 1-2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

End

Arusha

Central Serengeti

Central Serengeti

Ngorongoro Crater

Tarangire NP

Arusha

HOW TO GET HERE

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This tour starts and ends in Arusha

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 Our team of highly experienced travel experts can offer advice and make recommendations on international flights however clients have to book their own flights

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Closest International Airport is Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO), which is 50KM from Arusha. You can also fly to Arusha Domestic Airport (ARK) via Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) or Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ). 

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 A transfer from and back to the airport can be included with an extra cost

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Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

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HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR FEATURES

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Budget to Luxury Range Tours

This tour uses budget to luxury lodges and tented camps

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Can start any day

If availability is permitted, this tour can start on any day

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No minimum age

Recommend age is 2 years and above

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Can be customized

You can request for minor changes in the accomodations nd destinations of this tour

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Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others

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Suitable for all group size

This tour can be recommended for all group sizes. ( Solo traveler to Big groups)

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CUSTOM QUOTE?

Did not like the itinerary? Don't worry, we offer custom tours according to your requirements.

NEED MORE OPTIONS?

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Discover more above other parks and destinations. 

ACTIVITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

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Activities

Safari Game Drives are Included for this tour

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Getting around

Pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle

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Game drives

Pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle

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Transportation

A transfer from and back to the airport is not included. But it can be opted with extra cost

Arrival at Arusha

DAY 1
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Serengeti Zebra

SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK | WHERE THE BIG FIVE ROAM

Pick up from the Hotel you will be staying in Arusha or from the JRO airport in the morning and the drive to Serengeti National Park. It's about 6-7 hours of nongame viewing drive to Central Serengeti with packed lunch via Ngorongoro. On arrival, you will be doing late afternoon game drives till the park closes, trying your luck for Big 5, then heading to camp/lodge for the overnight stay with dinner.

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Main Destination: 

Serengeti National Park

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Best weather: June to October

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High Season: June to October

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Best time to visit: Year Around (Except April and May)

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Most Popular for: Lions

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ACCOMODATIONS

Kilima Valley Tented Camp | Trip Quest
Serengeti Osupuko Tented Camp | Trip Quest
Into the Wild Africa Tented Camp | Trip Quest

Kilima Valley Tented Camp 
(Insider the Park)

Serengeti Osupuko Camp 
(Inside the Park)

Into the Wild Africa Camp 
(Inside the Park)

Sound of Silence Camp | Trip Quest

Sound of Silence Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Zawadi Camp | Trip Quest

Zawadi Serengeti Camp
(Inside Serengeti) 

Serengeti Tortilis Camp | Trip Quest

Serengeti Tortilis Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Sametu Camp | Trip Quest

Serengeti Sametu Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge | Trip Quest
Kiota Camp | Trip Quest
Lahia Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
(Inside Serengeti)

Kiota Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Lahia Tented Lodge 
(Inside Serengeti)

Melia Serengeti Lodge | Trip Quest

Melia Serengeti Lodge
(Lagoon View Room)
(Inside Serengeti)

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
(Inside Serengeti)

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti | Trip Quest

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti
(Savannah Room)
(Inside Serengeti)

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge 
(Inside Serengeti)

DAY 2
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SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK | ON THE ENDLESS PLAINS

Wake up early morning and have breakfast in the camp/lodge and depart on the stunning drives in Central Serengeti with Packed lunch from accommodation to witness great herds of buffalo, elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, Kongoni, impala, and Grant's gazelle. Golden-maned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowl the southeastern plains. Game Drives till evening and return to camp/lodge for dinner and overnight rest.

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Main Destination: 

Serengeti National Park

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Best weather: June to October

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High Season: June to October

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Best time to visit: Year Around (Except April and May)

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Most Popular for: Wildebeest Migration

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ACCOMODATIONS

Kilima Valley Tented Camp | Trip Quest
Serengeti Osupuko Tented Camp | Trip Quest
Into the Wild Africa Tented Camp | Trip Quest

Kilima Valley Tented Camp 
(Insider the Park)

Serengeti Osupuko Camp 
(Inside the Park)

Into the Wild Africa Camp
(Inside the Park)

Sound of Silence Camp | Trip Quest

Sound of Silence Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Zawadi Camp | Trip Quest

Zawadi Serengeti Camp
(Inside Serengeti) 

Serengeti Tortilis Camp | Trip Quest

Serengeti Tortilis Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Sametu Camp | Trip Quest

​Serengeti Sametu Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge | Trip Quest
Kiota Camp | Trip Quest
Lahia Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
(Inside Serengeti)

Kiota Camp
(Inside Serengeti)

Lahia Tented Lodge 
(Inside Serengeti)

Melia Serengeti Lodge | Trip Quest

Melia Serengeti Lodge
(Lagoon View Room)
(Inside Serengeti)

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
(Inside Serengeti)

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti | Trip Quest

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti
(Savannah Room)
(Inside Serengeti)

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge 
(Inside Serengeti)

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DAY 3
Cheetah Serengeti

SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK | UNTAMED VISTAS

Wake up early morning, have a good breakfast, and depart Serengeti with checkout from the accommodation. You will have an en-route game drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The morning game drives in Serengeti, spotting as many animals, including Big 5 and other wildlife. Then you will be heading towards Ngorongoro. Staying overnight in Karatu/on Ngorongoro crater (depends on your preference of accommodation). Dinner and overnight rest for exploring the crater tomorrow. 

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Main Destination: 

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Best weather: June to October

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High Season: June to October

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Best time to visit: Year Around (Except April and May)

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Most Popular for: Buffalo

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Meals: Breakfast Lunch, Dinner

ACCOMODATIONS

Eileens Trees Inn | Trip Quest

Eileen's Tree Inn
(Outside in Karatu)

Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge | Trip Quest
Tloma Mountain Lodge | Trip Quest
Endoro Lodge | Trip Quest

Rhino Lodge
(Inside Ngorongoro)

Tloma Mountain Lodge
(Outside in Karatu)

Endoro Lodge
(Outside in Karatu)

Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp | Trip Quest

Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp
(Inside Ngorongoro)

Ngorongoro Farm House Valley | Trip Quest

Ngorongoro Farm House & Farm House Valley
(Outside in Karatu)

Ngorongoro Lions Paw Camp | Trip Quest
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge | Trip Quest
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge | Trip Quest

Ngorongoro Lions Paw Camp 
(Inside Ngorongoro)

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
(Inside Ngorongoro)

Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge
(Outside the Gate)

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp | Trip Quest

Lemala Ngorongoro Camp
(Inside Ngorongoro)

Gibbs Farm | Trip Quest
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge | Trip Quest

Gibbs Farm (Garden Cottages)
(Outside in Karatu)

Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
(Outside in Karatu)

andBeyond Crater Lodge | Trip Quest

andBeyond Crater Lodge
(Inside Ngorongoro)

DAY 4
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NGORONGORO CRATER | AMPHITHEATER OF ANIMALS

With early departure after breakfast, depart to Ngorongoro Crater. You will descend into the crater for 6 hours of game viewing with a picnic lunch. Here you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife, including the big five. Drive across the dense forest and near the soda lake and enjoy viewing a variety of birdlife. Ascend the crater, which is a 2000ft deep crater, to depart to Tarangire. You can have a 5 hours crater tour and 30 min each to descend and ascend. Dinner and overnight at your choice of accommodation. 

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Main Destination: 

Ngorongoro Crater

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Best weather: June to October

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High Season: June to October

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Best time to visit: Year Around

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Most Popular for: Rhinos

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ACCOMODATIONS

Eileens Trees Inn | Trip Quest

Eileen's Tree Inn
(Outside in Karatu)

Sangaiwe Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Sangaiwe Tented Lodge
(In Tarangire WMA)

Burunge Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Burunge Tented Lodge
(In Tarangire WMA)

Tarangire Osupuko Lodge | Trip Quest

Tarangire Osupuko Lodge
(In Tarangire WMA)

Tarangire Simba Lodge | Trip Quest

Tarangire Simba Lodge
(In Tarangire WMA)

Maramboi Tented Lodge | Trip Quest

Maramboi Tented Lodge
(In Tarangire WMA)

Nimali Africa Tarangire Camp | Trip Quest

Nimali Africa Tarangire Camp
(Inside Tarangire)

Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge | Trip Quest

Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
(Inside Tarangire)

Lemala Mpingo Ridge | Trip Quest

Lemala Mpingo Ridge
(Inside Tarangire)

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DAY 5
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TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK | A LESSON IN LOCAL CUISINE

Tarangire is outstanding seasonally for wildlife. You will be departing for game drives in Tarangire NP with a picnic lunch. In the Dry season, the Tarangire River is a magnet for migratory animals such as Elephants, wildebeest, zebra, common eland, hartebeest, gazelle, and buffalo, which there are more than you can imagine. The lions are quite easily spotted at this time, as well. Depart to Arusha after the game drives. END OF OUR SERVICES

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Main Destination: 

Tarangire National Park

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Best weather: June to October

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High Season: June to October

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Best time to visit: Year Around (Except April and May)

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Most Popular for: Elephants

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Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

ACCOMODATIONS

There are no accommodations on Day 5.

Check out the accommodations for Day 1 here.

End at Arusha