* Shared game drives in Central Serengeti

* Shared game drives in Lake Manyara National Park

* Shared game drives in Tarangire National Park

* Tour the Ngorongoro Crater

* Classic accommodations in prime locations

* Year round Big-5 game viewing

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha

On arrival into Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Arusha Serena hotel where you stay for one night.

Overnight: Arusha Serena Hotel (Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Spend the morning at leisure and meet your guide and travel companions for a safari briefing

After lunch, journey through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations towards Lake Manyara.

Stay for one night at your accommodations which are perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with views over the lake.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 3: Central Serengeti

Enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before departing North West across the highlands peppered with coffee plantations.

Arrive at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and gaze out over the vast plains of the Serengeti as you begin spotting the wild animals who roam this area.

The lodge is situated high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the central Serengeti and adjacent to the famous Western Corridor and Grumeti River.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 4: Central Serengeti

Today you will be taken on game drives in the Serengeti National Park which is home to the Big 5; (elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard) and a wealth of wildlife and beautiful open landscapes.

It is possible to pre-book an optional early morning balloon safari.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Days 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast depart for the Ngorongoro highlands, stopping off for a picnic lunch. Pass along the rim of the crater to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge which has beautiful crater views.

On Day 6 you journey 2000 feet into the Ngorongoro Crater to explore the diverse landscapes ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs to open grassland and sandy dunes. It is possible to see the Big-5 in a small area but expect to see a wide variety of wildlife.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 7: Tarangire National Park

This morning, your journey will take you through Lake Manyara and the Karatu district which is home to coffee and wheat plains, before heading down the spectacular escarpment towards Arusha.

Divert towards Tarangire National Park where you can enjoy a game drive across the lush green plains, famous for large herds of elephant as well as other game.

Overnight: Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Activities) 

Day 8: End of Itinerary

After breakfast depart for Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations.

Lunch is provided in Arusha followed by a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport, where you continue with your own onward arrangements. Please book an international flight departing after 16:00hrs.

Tour Code



From: USD $4,550 per person (based on 2 people sharing)

This is a shared group tour departing every Friday & Sunday throughout the year.

** Please contact us for pricing on other months or for solo traveller rates.

This itinerary is also available as a PRIVATE SAFARI, departing on any dates to suit you. Please contact us for the private safari prices and details.

Price Includes

 Meet and greet services

 Guaranteed window seat in 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing

 Services of a bilingual English speaking driver-guide

 Game drives and crater tour

 All accommodation and meals as specified

 All park fees and government taxes

 One bottle of water per person per day during game drives

Price Excludes

 International flights & airport taxes




 Personal travel insurance

 Personal expenses such as laundry service

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