5 days Tanzania Safari
Explore two beautiful parks in northern Tanzania during this 5-day Tanzania Safari. The Ngorongoro Crater is for most people one of the reasons to come. Visit Tarangire National Park-home to the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, including the Big Five. If you love elephants, Tarangire National Park is the place to be. It is known for its majestic Baobab trees and has the largest concentrations of elephants in the world.
This private safari offers you the flexibility to travel at your own pace, exactly the way you like it. You will have a private safari vehicle and guide. The hotels we selected for you during this safari are category A Let us know if you want more luxury, we have other beautiful accommodations that Zebra-safaris can reserve for you.
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro – Arusha
Upon arrival to Kilimanjaro International Airport, a friendly Zebra-safaris representative will meet you outside the airport and transfer you to the hotel. This is an arrival day and meals are not included. Checkin to the Hotel, situated near thirty active coffee farms on the outskirts of Arusha. The African styled chalets are ideally positioned facing the coffee farm and each has a private deck with an amazing view of the ancient indigenous trees found in large numbers on the farm
Accommodation: Masai Land Safari Lodge or similar – masailandsafari.com
Day 2: Tarangire National park
Today you depart after breakfast to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drives The Tarangire River snakes through the park and wildlife travel long distances; drawn to the area’s only permanent river. The 1,096 square miles of protected lands are home to a large variety of game such as: wildebeests, elephants, zebras, gazelles, elands, gerenuks, lions and leopards. Extensive grasslands, dusted with the occasional acacia or baobab tree, provide optimum conditions for viewing wild animals. Bird lovers will have the opportunity to see more than 500 avian species including: Yellowcollared Lovebirds, Rufoustailed Weavers, Ashy Starlings, Stockingthighed Ostriches, and Kori Bustards. Lunch in the Park and after lunch drive to the lodge where you will have time to relax or take a guided nature walk.
Accommodation: Osupuko Tarangire Lodge
Day 3: cultural experience
After early breakfast visit an authentic Masai Village: Wonderful opportunities to visit and interact with local Masai. Then proceed to Losirwa Primary School for visit.
Afternoon stop at tourist village Mto wa Mbu village. During your walk through the village, you will be able to observe the way of life in this rural community and enjoy lunch prepared by a local family explaining the different culinary delights and how they are made. After lunch proceed to your next Lodge in time for sunset It is fun to do the banana plantation tour or a bike tour, you can book this with us, so you can be sure of a guide. The owner Sunday has trained guides to take you through the village of Mto wa Mbu / Lake Manyara. But you can also reserve a tour in places. After lunch, transfer to your next Lodge for sunset.
Accommodation: Olea Lodge Karatu
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Early in the morning you drive in 1 hour from Karatu to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The road leads you over the Great Rift Valley, through the crater forest, to the striking Ngorongoro Crater. This collapsed volcano is the main feature of the area and creates a unique ecosystem with a wide variety of vegetation. Enjoy the beautiful colors of the landscapes and the wealth of animals. The crater is home to the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa and is full of elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos and even the rare black rhino. This is one of the best places to spot the Big Five. The views from the crater rim over the crater floor are incredible. Because of its natural beauty the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s Seven Natural all Wonders.
There are a range of activities to do in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, like visiting a Maasai village or the Elephant Caves.
Accommodation: Olea Africana Karatu
Day 5: Airport
Morning at leisure to relax or explore as you like. Your driver transfers you to Kilimanjaro Airport for your departure flight later. On day 6 you will arrive back home.
If you would like to extend your safari with a beach holiday? Tanzania offers perfect paradises to unwind after your safari, such as Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia.
This price includes:
- All arrival and departure transfers.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Game drives through the National Parks
- Luxurious private 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof and big windows, especially designed for high end safari game drives
- English speaking private guide during the whole safari
- All fees visiting parks includes crater fees
- All fees visiting villages
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your safari (full board), excluding day 1, because most likely you will arrive in the evening
- 24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania or The Netherlands
- Drinking water in our safari jeeps
This price excludes:
- International flight tickets and visa
- Travel insurance (travel- /cancellation insurance, flying doctors)
- Reservation costs € 25
- Covid-19 form