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6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari highlights

Spend 6 days exploring the northern circuit which involves Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. In this 6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari, you will see the BIG 5 and wildebeest migration. Early October still sees the mega-herd spreading out across the entire northern Serengeti to the Maasai Mara (basically identical to August and September) however October will always see the onset of Tanzania’s light rains. Contact us to book this Safari.

6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari

Day 1 of the 6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park (2 hours drive)

Upon arrival, meet and greet assistance, brief introduction to the driver and itinerary then driver to Lake Manyara National Park It offers unique wilderness experience and rich ecosystem such as the Rift Valley Soda Lake, open grasslands, dense woodlands and stunning mountainsides which favours the stay of a thousand animal species which inhabit this Park. The evening game drive will be for the most famous highlight which the tree is climbing Lions which are so often on acacia branch trees. Keep your eyes on the trees. You also spot elephants, Giraffe, Hippo, Buffalo, Zebra, White Rhino, and Black Rhino. It also inhabits thousand of flamingoes and other 400 species of birds which inhabit this park. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge/similar.  Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti National Park (4.5 hours drive)

Have morning breakfast, have mini game drive then drive to Serengeti National Park. The park is located in the northern parts of Tanzania and it is well known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Seeking new pasture, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridor’s crocodile-infested Grumeti River. Arrive in time for lunch and later the evening will be for game drive in this world’s famous national park which supports every variety of animals. So you will spot the lion, leopard, cheetah, Buffaloes, Rhinos, elephants, spotted hyena and many other animals. Overnight stay at Serengeti Sopa Lodge/similar. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3 of the 6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari:  Serengeti National Park Game drive

Early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast park with option for a near full day of game viewing. Serengeti, derived from the name “Siringet” which means endless plains in Masai Language hosts the Great Plains where the endless streams of wildebeest and zebra pour south towards Ngorongoro or north towards the Masai Mara during their annual migration.  The park is home to the BIG 5 and other species including Hyenas, Cheetahs, Caracals, Serval Cats and several bovine species. It is also home to hundreds of bird species including vultures. Our game drives will cover the varied habitats and eco-systems of Serengeti. All meals and overnight stay at Serengeti Sopa Lodge/similar. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area (3 hours drive)

Have early morning game drive ready for the transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The park plains support the existence of the BIG 5 mammals, vast volcanic Ngorongoro crater and huge herds of wildebeests and zebras traverse its plains during their annual migration. Enroute game drive to your accommodation and later in the evening head for game drive where the guide will spot for the BIG 5 (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino) with many other animal species. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House / similar. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Full Day Game Drive at Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This is the paradise of wildlife and now you will spend the whole day exploring the Ngorongoro crater and it hosts over 25,000 large mammals. You will spot the BIG 5 (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhino), also various animals like Black spotted Hyenas, zebras, Elands, Gazelles, Elephants, and many small animals like Kobs, Antelopes, Jackals, Hippos and others. Overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House / similar Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Arusha / Kilimanjaro Airport (4.5 hours drive), End of the 6 Days Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari

After breakfast, you will be driven back to Arusha town then proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport depending on the time of your flight back home.


Inclusions in the above safari packages:

  • Return transfers from JRO + meet and greet service
  • Full board accommodation (B, L, D) while on safari, Bed and Breakfast (BB) while in city hotels
  • Private transport and game drives in a customized 4 x 4WD safari customized land cruiser jeeps with a pop-up roof and sliding windows for optimized game viewing and photography
  • Services of a professional, experienced English-speaking safari driver guide (French and Spanish
  • Park entrance and conservancy fees to the listed parks and national reserves
  • All Activities and meals as listed in the itineraries
  • Complementary bottled mineral water during the safari.
  • Applicable Government taxes on tour services.

Exclusions in the safari packages:

Additional sightseeing or deviation from the itinerary All International and domestic flights, All items of personal nature such as tobacco; laundry; phone calls, drinks during meals, etc. Tip for driver guide, porters, and waiters while on safari. Drinks/beverages during the safari and at the hotels Festive Season Supplements any other Items not mentioned above Medical/Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended).

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