Six Days Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

This tour take to the Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, the name ‘Serengeti’ comes from the Maasai language and appropriately means an ‘endless plains’. The National Park is as big as Northern Ireland, but its ecosystem, which includes the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the Maswa Game Reserve and the Maasai Mara Game reserve (in Kenya). It lies between the shores of Lake Victoria in the west, Lake Eyasi in the south, and the Great Rift Valley to the east. As such, it offers the most complex and least disturbed ecosystem on earth.

“The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World’. A massive extinct volcano, the sheet walls drop thousands of feet to a “Noah’s Ark” of animals on the verdant floor below. Large herds of zebra, buffalo, antelope and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. for black rhino.

The cleavage, known as the Great Rift Valley, can be identified from space as the most distinctive feature of the continent. The seam of this cleavage has developed a series of fascinating and beautiful lakes. Manyara is a fantastic big game park. The variety of habitats parallels its exceptional scenery. Every imaginable East African animal is found here in abundance. There are great herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and several varieties of gazelle. Mahogany, sausage tree and croton are alive with blue monkeys and vervet monkeys. Some of the most amazingly large pods of hippos congregate at the rivers emerging into the lake, and the birdlife is plentiful. Lake Manyara is also known for its “tree climbing” lions.

  • Departs: Daily
  • Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located in Arusha hotel or JRO Airport
  • Departure Time: 07:30hrs
  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights (approx.)
  • Return details: Tour concludes with drop off at your flight or hotel. Please note safaris return between 2:00pm and 5:00pm, therefore we recommend if you are departing Nairobi the same day you do not book a flight any earlier than 8:00pm.

Day 1 Arusha – Lake Manyara

Pick at a city center hotel or JRO Airport and drive to Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/ tented camp

Day 2 Lake Manyara – Serengeti

Morning game drive at L. Manyara. After lunch proceed to Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge / Similar

Day 3 Serengeti

Full day in Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge

Day 4 Serengeti – Ngorongoro

Morning game drive in Serengeti and lunch. After lunch proceed to Ngorongoro via Olduvai. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge or similar

Day 5 Ngorongoro

Full day Crater tour with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at lodge

Day 6 Ngorongoro – Arusha end

After breakfast leave for Arusha. Drop off at your hotel or airport