We begin by venturing deep into the heart of the Serengeti savanna, where we spend two nights exploring far off the beaten path. Adding another night in Ngorongoro, and enjoy the marvelous game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater filled with an unparalleled concentration of animals and birds…
Serengeti, Handpicked Accommodations:-
- Upscale Luxury Accommodation: Four Seasons Lodge
- Basic Luxury Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
- Mid-range Accommodation: Shuhudia Adventure Tented Camp
Ngorongoro, Handpicked Accommodations:-
- Upscale Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
- Basic Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
- Mid-range Accommodation: Rhino Lodge
3 Nights 4 Days 19 Jul, 19 Jul, 19 Jul, and more Arusha, Tanzania
We don’t want you to miss these!
- Highlights of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
- Enjoy sunset game viewing
- 3-day Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park
- See wild animals including the Big Five
After having your early breakfast depart at 7.30am and drive direct to the World famous Serengeti National park through the Great Rift Valley escarpment.
Serengeti is arguably the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world. It is the home of millions of large mammals, including what is so-called the Big 5: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and the rarely seen black rhinoceros. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area, including eagles, bustards, owls, cranes, herons, vultures, and secretary birds. It is here where the world’s great migration is observed. Some of Africa’s biggest crocodile lie in wait in Serengeti rivers.
Meals included: Packed Lunch | Dinner.
After breakfast collect your packed lunch and depart for full day game viewing in the Serengeti; you may also opt to go for early morning game viewing and drive back to the lodge/ camp for breakfast and later proceed with game viewing.
Explore an uncountable number of animals through savannah grasslands, islands in the sea of grass “kopjes”, acacia forests and savannah woodland. Our professional guide is always happy to share with you lots of hidden secrets in the Serengeti, why Serengeti shall never die, how the endless plain was formed and its roles in the great migration. Get to know why the park was named “Serengeti” instead of its original name ‘Siringet” and much much more..!
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.
After breakfast, enjoy game viewing while heading to Naabi gate where you will check out and proceed to Ngorongoro Highland through the savannah plains. Explore the breeding ground for the Great Migration.
Depart the cool, grassy Serengeti National park and later arrive on through the endless plains, where large herds of wildebeest and zebra are found between December to March. Follow the great migration! It has been recorded that in the first 2 weeks of February more than 200,000 calves of wildebeest are born in the plains. This is the calving period. The Serengeti/ Ngorongoro ecosystem has become a household name largely due to film depictions of its migration. Our professional guide is always happy to share with you lots of hidden secrets in the Serengeti, why Serengeti shall never die, how the endless plain was formed and its roles in the great migration. Get to know why the park was named “Serengeti” instead of its original name ‘Siringet” and much much more..!
This day you have an option of visiting either Masai village or the Olduvai Gorge (some believe to be the cradle of mankind). Olduvai Gorge is the place where Dr. Louis Leakey and his wife Mary excavated remaining of Zinjanthropus and other ancient hominoid fossils.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.
Soon after early breakfast drive to the crater via the endless plains of the Serengeti. Enjoy your packed lunch as you descend down the Ngorongoro crater.
The Ngorongoro crater, which has been declared a world heritage site, lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers more than 8000 sq.km With an area of 304 sq. km. the crater is the home of up to 30,000 large mammals. More than 100 species of birds not found in the Serengeti have been recorded here. This is the world’s largest unbroken caldera and the 8th wonder of the world. Our friendly safari guide is always happy to share with you about the behind the scene perspectives about the formation of the caldera, ecological facts and much much more..!
This is the only place in Africa where it is easy to find big cats like lions (5 prides of lions have been recorded), cheetah, clans of the hyena, jackals, serval cats a few to mention. Search out for rarely seen black rhino
Afternoon start descending the crater and drive towards the exit gate while enjoying en-route game viewing through Ngorongoro highland colored by the green forest.
Check out and drive to Arusha city (drop off point to be advised)
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch
- All Park fees
- Pick up and Drop off, Arusha.
- Guaranteed departure.
- All meals from start to completion
- Guaranteed window seat.
- A local English speaking tour guide
- 4x4 vehicle designed for safari with a pops up for easy game viewing and photography
- Mineral water 2 liters per person a day available in the car
- We can easily cater to vegetarian meals when requested.
- Visa (Available at the airport for $ 100 or less depending on where you are coming)
- International Flights
- Tour Guide TIP (recommended $ 20 a day)
- Travel Insurance
- Items of a personal nature
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.
- INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
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
- YELLOW FEVER
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.
- COMBO TRIP
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.