6 Days Safari Tanzania

6 DAY WILDLIFE TOUR IN TANZANIA
This safari starts and ends in Arusha, the 6 day tour will help you explore the main four national parks of Tanzania with Ngorongoro Crater which is the 8th wonder of the world. You will definitely get chance to visit Tarangire National Park, Serengeti, and Lake Manyara National Park. You will view lots of wildlife species found in these national parks and the great annual migration of Wildebeest in to the serengeti. The other common animals to spot in these national parks include; lions, zebras, warthogs, antelopes, birds, flamingos, and many more. These national parks will definitely give you the best safari ever in Tanzania!

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Tour highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Tarangire National park

Day 2: Transfer from Tarangire to Serengeti national park

Day 3: Explore Serengeti National park

Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 6: From Lake Manyara to Arusha

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Tarangire National park

Early in the morning, the guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the famous Tarangire National Park. The park is made up of seasonal marshes, bush savannah, with the baobab trees. This national park is one of the best places in the whole of East Africa since you get to watch the elephants up-close. There are over 4000 animals and these include; Masai giraffes, antelopes, buffalos, leopards, lions, baboons and many more bird species. In the afternoon, you will arrive at your booked lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Chem Chem Lodge

Mid renage: Kuro Tarangire lodge

Budget: Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge

Day 2: Transfer from Tarangire to Serengeti national park

Have breakfast and after continue with the lush crater uplands, the fertile soils here also allow crops like corn, wheat, coffee to be able grow. Later on, you will view the plains of the Serengeti National Park. Have lunch and after proceed to Olduvai Gorge. The area here is so dry and it’s well known for the archaeological couple of Leakey. These both discovered the oldest prehistoric human remains as well as a small museum document of their work. A visit to this place is optional.

The name Serengeti also comes from the Masai word known as Siringeti which means endless plains. This can be seen as the grassland savannah in the southern direction stretches to the horizon and is interrupted by the Kopjes, which are bizarre rock formations which are formed by the weathering of the granite crops. These plains are also good for hunting of leopards and the big cats. You will also have chance to view the beautiful creatures within their natural habitats. Within the Seronera Valley which is the central Serengeti Area, you will get to enjoy an evening meal at the lodge of your choice.

Tanzania Safaris Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 3: Explore Serengeti National park

This whole day is dedicated to wildlife viewing within the Serengeti. The areas here to be visited will depend where the herds are mostly found. The wildebeests and the zebras in the short rainy season of October and November are found moving from the hills of the north to the main plains of the south. And during the longer rainy seasons of April, May as well as June, they return to North. The guide will know the exact location of the herds and where the best views might be.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Have your breakfast and after proceed for a game drive within serengeti National Park, within the valley of seronera valley, you will find many zebras, lions and the wildebeests, the big cats here include; leopards and the cheetahs. Have lunch and after drive to the direction of the Ngorongoro crater. On reaching the crater, the caldera opens up in front of you and is a good sight to behold. You will also enjoy the fantastic views of the sun as it goes down.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

Have breakfast and after drive into the crater which has one of the biggest caldera filled with rich and diverse wildlife species. It has got the Acacia forest and the grass steppes were you will find every type of animal from the east African savannah. You can also get a chance to view the big five including; the lions, elephants, Rhinoceros, buffalos as well as the leopards. After having the picnic lunch and wildlife viewing, you will travel to your lodge for an overnight and dinner.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

 Day 6: From Lake Manyara to Arusha

This is the last national park you will visit in the Northern circuit. This park is well known for its tree climbing lions. The large part of the park covers the alkaline manyara lake which is seasonally visited by the large flamingos and many other water birds. Along the shores of the lake, you will spot many animals including the elephants, hippos, Giraffes, buffalos, antelopes, banded mongoose and the gazelles. After animal watching, you will transfer to Arusha to catch your departure flight.

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

 

6 DAY WILDLIFE SAFARI IN TANZANIA

Tour overview

This Tanzania tour starts and ends in Arusha. The safari includes 3 main national parks of Tanzania including; Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara and the famous Ngorongoro crater, these three national parks have got variety of game which can be watched on any game drive. Serengeti National Park is also connected with the Masai Mara of Kenya and also stretches to Lake Victoria which is found in the west. Serengeti is also famous for the annual migration of large animals. Lake Manyara national park have variety of water animals like the birds and the hippos. Ngorongoro crater is famous for the large caldera filled with many animal species.

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Tour highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Manyara National park

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Day 3: Explore Serengeti National Park

Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro National Park

Day 5: Explore Ngorongoro Crater

Day 6: Transfer back to Arusha town

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Manyara National park

Early in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and the guide will provide you a short briefing about the whole safari. After, you will start your drive to Lake Manyara National Park, this small park stretches along way via the high rift valley escarpments which is occupied by the alkaline lake. Water birds gather around the lake and they are over 400 bird species found in this park. Its vegetation provides a good habitant too many animals like the monkeys, antelopes, giraffes, grassland elephants, which leave around the acacia trees. You will also get chance to view the Manyara lions around the trees. In the afternoon, leave Lake Manyara and head to booked lodge.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

You will have a morning game drive and after transfer to Lake Manyara National park that is filled with the unusual trees including the fig plus baobab and the huge mahogany, the park is also known for the tree climbing lions which rest in the tree branches on the trees .After lunch, leave for Serengeti National Park and arrive at the lodge and check in.

With the great vast open spaces and the bright blue skies and wildlife, you will also have a chance to explore the park terrain in the afternoon and discover many animal species including; giraffes, elands, the gazelles, monkeys, and many birds.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 3: Explore Serengeti National Park

This whole day is dedicated to wildlife viewing within the Serengeti. The areas here to be visited will depend where the herds are mostly found. The wildebeests and the zebras in the short rainy season of October and November are found moving from the hills of the north to the main plains of the south. And during the longer rainy seasons of April, May as well as June, they return to North. The guide will know the exact location of the herds and where the best views might be.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro National Park

The wonderful drive will lead you to Ngorongoro crater, were you will be rewarded with the beautiful sights of the world’s biggest caldera that is unbroken. This caldera has very old walls of the volcano that collapsed long time ago. This volcano may be the same size with Mt Kilimanjaro. This crater is also 12 miles across the walls of over 2000ft. we shall also get chance to be at an altitude of over 7,500ft above sea- level. The air here is cooler and so refreshing. Later in the afternoon, have a short nature walk to discover the local fauna or you may relax at the lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 5: Explore Ngorongoro Crater

Very early in the morning, descend over 2,000 ft to the floor of the crater in order to explore all the natural zoological park and also to observe the variety of wildlife including; Rhinos, lions, hyenas, zebras, wildebeests reedbucks, buffalos, Thomson’s and elephants. There is also the beautiful crested crane that resembles the peacock and can also be seen in large numbers and also the rare bat eared fox can be spotted. The crater is also the best place to view the large predators and a great area for photography. This crater is one of the natural world’s wonders with a breathtaking game hunt including; 30,000 animals that live here including the wildebeests, lions, and many bird species. You will spend the morning within the crater, checking out its range and the depth. You will as well enjoy delicious meals at the lodge and an attractive sun set within the beautiful wild sky that shows the conclusion of another safari day.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 6: Transfer back to Arusha town

Have breakfast and after drive to Arusha to either be dropped at the hotel or at the airport to catch your flight.

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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