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5-Day Serengeti Wildlife Safari & Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Explore some of the best places in Tanzania on this 5-Day Serengeti Wildlife & Ngorongoro Crater Tour. Expect to see the famous African Big five and a chance of catching up with the wildebeests during the great wildlife migration in within the Serengeti vast plains.

Staying safe while camping in Ngorongoro

Serengeti Wildlife & Ngorongoro Crater Tour highlights

  • Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
  • Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
  • Day 3: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park
  • Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Day 5: To Arusha

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Self-drive Safaris to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

You will be picked up from Arusha and driven to the home of the African Elephants, Tarangire National Park. On arrival, you will drive straight into the Tarangire wilderness for a game drive. Expect to see large herds of elephants as this park is their playground, buffaloes, zebras, leopards, lions, tree pythons and an array of different bird species.

Breakoff for lunch then after drive to another region of the park to explore more of what it has to offer, not forgetting the splendid ancient baobab trees and the different species of birds. Dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will exit Tarangire national park with packed lunch and drive to Serengeti national park. Famously known to the world as the home of the annual great wildlife migration which you will have a chance to see once we are in the Serengeti, highly depending on if you are in the park in the migration period.

Once you reach Serengeti, you will continue on a game drive to explore the open grasslands of Serengeti till the evening when you drive to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Rumbe Hills

Day 3: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park

Drive to different areas of the park for a chance to witness the thrilling movements of the wildlife during the great migration. The park has an incredible wildlife inhabiting its endless savannah and grassland plains. A lunch break in between game drives.

Expect to see lots of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, antelopes, giraffes, waterbucks, dik-dik, kudus, hippos, hartebeests and more herbivores grazing in the plains of Serengeti, a number of predators; lions, cheetahs, hyenas, leopards, jackals, crocodiles among others and hundreds of different kinds of birds. Return to your accommodation for a relaxing evening.

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Early morning rise plus breakfast and departure from Serengeti to the famous Ngorongoro conservation area, home to the world famous Ngorongoro crater. Drive straight to the crater, stop at the crater rim to marvel at the beautiful setting of the crater from above and the beautiful landscapes of the conservation area at large.

Descend in to the crater for a 4-5-hour game drive. With a break for a picnic lunch by the hippo poolside. Lots of animals and birds to see including the lion…. Leopard, cheetah, rare endangered black rhino, hyenas, hippos, warthogs and different kinds of birds (forest birds, savanna birds, swamp/water birds). Drive up out of the crater and back to your accommodation and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 5: To Arusha

One last game drive in Ngorongoro in the areas outside the crater. More sightings of animals that inhabit the conservation area like giraffes which aren’t found in the crater. Proceed to Arusha for a drop off at your accommodation or the airport.

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