5-day Adventure Safari in Northern Tanzania
Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater
Maximize your chances of encountering Tanzania’s big game and predators during 4×4 safari game drives in Tarangire, Serengeti and the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. A true adventure with large herds of elephants, marauding lion prides and big cats in Tanzania’s wilderness. This short safari can be done all year round and is ideal for travelers with only a few days’ time for a big game adventure.
private safari with unlimited mileage
5 days, 4 nights (start: day of your choice)
herds of elephants in Tarangire with ancient baobab trees
Big Cats & Vistas in Serengeti National Park
Africa’s legendary “Big Five” inside the Ngorongoro Crater
Tarangire National Park
Serengeti National Park
mainly game drives, but optional activities available
leisurely – no strenuous exercise is expected
Interested? Talk to an expert!
As an adventurous European travel is in my blood! Tanzania is a fascinating country with so much to explore! It’s a pleasure to share my insider knowledge and offer first-hand advise. I take the time to listen to your ideas and create a unique safari adventure out of these – tailored to your indivudal requirements and designed just for you!
Not sure if this itinerary is suitable for you? You have questions or missing a particular activity? Don’t worry we are here to assist!
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Let me show you my stunning home country and discover the true Tanzania – authentic and first-hand with a native at your side! As a Tanzanian myself, I am intimately familiar with the local conditions. With my experience in the bush and my passioan for wildlife, I will happily design an itinerary based on your travel interests.
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Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). After you have passed the passport control, you will be met by your professional safari guide outside the terminal and transferred to your accommodation in Arusha town (driving distance depending on your overnight choice between 45 minutes to 1 hour). Enjoy a welcome dinner and a relaxing evening before starting your Tanzania adventure on the next morning.
Day 1: Tarangire National Park
Meet & greet in Arusha with your professional driver/guide. Depart to Tarangire National Park. During the dry season game migrates inside the park and the Tarangire river is the only water source for buffalos, elephants, giraffes, impalas, wildebeests and zebras. Of course, predators like cheetahs, hyenas, leopards and lions are not far away! Proceed to your overnight stay in the afternoon. Included meals: picnic-lunch and dinner.
Day 2: Road Journey to Serengeti National Park
Road journey to Serengeti National Park. The Seronera Valley – the heart of Serengeti – consists of open grass plains with acacia trees and the Seronera river with its palm-tree fringed banks. Follow lion tracks along the road and also keep a look-out for cheetah, leopards and the shy serval cats. Included meals: breakfast, picnic-lunch and dinner.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
Spend the day on game drive in the bush! Serengeti offers the largest concentration of wildlife in the world. Watch out for buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, hippos, and many more. Depending on your travel time you might even encounter the Great Wildebeest Migration as they cross through Central Serengeti in search for fresh grass – an unforgettable adventure! Included meals: breakfast, picnic-lunch and dinner.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Drive to Ngorongoro Crater with picnic-lunch. Home to almost 25.000 animals, the crater offers an incredible wildlife variety including large herds of antelopes, buffaloes, hyenas, lion prides, wildebeests, zebras and many more. Black rhinoceros are present and are seen on rare occasions. Proceed to your overnight stay afterwards.
Day 5: Return to Arusha
Depending on your departure time, you can add in some optional activities in the morning. Afterwards return to Arusha with drop-off according to your onwards travel journey – either in Arusha Town with the possibility to overnight, or at Arusha Airport (ARK) / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Included meals: breakfast and picnic-lunch.
Would you like to extend your safari on the mainland of Tanzania with a beach holiday? Tanzania offers some fantastic beach stays directly on the Indian Ocean.
Mafia Island is a sleepy island located just south of Zanzibar – an exclusive hideaway if you wish to escape the crowds. It is a diver’s paradise, and the marine park offers a large variety of dive options. From September the March is whale shark season – a great adventure to be experienced by snorkeling or scuba diving. Accommodations are limited but provide you with everything you need – excellent quality and service!
Pemba Island is located just north of Zanzibar. A completely off-the-beaten-track getaway awaits you – quiet and easy-going. It is well known for its diving – incredible dive walls, drop-offs and rich coral gardens. If beach-lounging was what you had in mind, take note that the beaches are not as perfect as in Zanzibar, but there are sandbanks nearby. Only a few scattered properties are found here – simple and rustic, but with a fantastic service!
Zanzibar is everything you imagine of an Indian Ocean Island – beautiful white beaches lined with palm trees and azure-blue waters. It is the most easily accessible island with a short flight from the main land. Various activities apart from sunbathing are available including the historic Stone Town and Spice Tour, Kitesurfing or Dhow Cruises. A large variety of accommodation options that suit every style, budget and desire!