5 Day Safari Serengeti and Ngorongoro

Game drive

Itinerary Overview

Length:  5 Days

Category: Safari

Destination: Serengeti and Ngorongoro

Major Attractions: Big Five, Ngorongoro Caldera

Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Starting Point: Arusha

Ending Point:  Arusha

Safari Activity: Game drive

Additional Info: Provide armed rangers to escort travelers during night safaris

Itinerary Details

Arrival At Kilimanjaro International Airport

Pick up from the airport upon arrival by a professional guide. Transfer to the booked hotel in Arusha for check in. Get a short safari briefing from the tour guide for the safari overview.

Day 1
Transfer To Serengeti National Park

Leave at 8:00 and drive to Serengeti for about 5-6 hours

Have lunch upon your arrival and go for an afternoon game drive while exploring the vast plains of Serengeti

In the evening, transfer to the booked hotel for an overnight stay

Day 2
Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti

Leave for a day’s game drive in the Serengeti plains

Game viewing to spot Big Five, hippos, elands, zebras, antelopes and others

Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with game viewing till late evening

Transfer to the booked hotel for overnight stay

Day 3
Transfer To Ngorongoro Via Olduvai Gorge

Leave for Oldupai Gorge, an anthropological site holding remains for the first human

Have lunch enroute and proceed with the drive to Ngorongoro

Arrive in the late afternoon and transfer to the booked hotel

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Day 4
Full Day Game Drive In Ngorongoro Crater

Start descending down the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera which is a home to a variety of animals and bird species

Game drive in the crater to spot Big Five, elands, buffalos, jackals and thousands of flamingos

Break for lunch at a picnic site and proceed with game drive till late afternoon

Ascend out of the crater and transfer back to the hotel

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel

Day 5
Transfer To Arusha Via Nainokanoka Village

Checkout of the hotel and drive to Nainokanoka village

Take a short walk to the maasai bomas

Get a chance to learn and see their cultural practices and tradition including local dances and making of handicrafts

Break for a picnic lunch and drive back to Arusha


  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals


  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
    Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.

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