5 Day Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro


About Manyara National Park

Located on the way to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, Lake Manyara National Park is worth a stop in its own right. Its ground water forests, bush plains, baobab strewn cliffs, and algae-streaked hot springs offer incredible ecological variety in a small area, rich in wildlife and incredible numbers of birds.

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti derived from native Masai tribe word Siringet which mean that “Endless plain”. Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s oldest, largest and most popular national park, the Serengeti Plain is famed for its great wildebeests annual migration which is among the largest mammal migration in the world.


NCA was established in 1959 by the NCA Ordinance No 413 of 1959 as a multiple land use area, designated to promote the conservation of natural resources, safeguard the interests of NCA indigenous residents and promote tourism. NCA is a unique protected area in the whole of Africa where conservation of natural resources in integrated with human development.

When to visit?

All year

High Season

June to March

Itinerary Highlights

  • Itinerary Code: GY/3341
  • Duration:  5 Days
  • Category:   Safari,  Northern circuit
  • Destinations:  Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro
  • Attraction: Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Big Five
  • Budget Level:  Standard
  • Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
  • Start in: Arusha
  • End in: Arusha
  • Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with ultra violet radiation filtering etc.
  • Extra info:  Rangers will escort all walking along the wildlife areas

Day 01: Transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha

  • Picked up by a guide upon your arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel booked.
  • Get a briefing for your safari.
  • Have dinner and rest for the next day.

Day 02: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara 

  • After breakfast, drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara.
  • Have a fantastic lunch meal when you arrive in Manyara
  • Game drive in the park spotting wildlife especially along the lake to see the beautiful flamingos spread across it. You will also see the famous tree climbing lions.
  • Take a visit also to the hot springs to enjoy the beautiful view.
  • In the evening drive to Heaven nature lodge for accommodations.

Day 03: Transfer from Lake Manyara to Serengeti

  • After breakfast drive from Lake Manyara to Serengeti.
  • Have lunch in the park when you arrive in Serengeti.
  • Drive to the Ndutu river to witness “The Great Migration”.
  • Overnight stay at Ikoma tented park.

Day 04: Full day game drive in Serengeti

  • After breakfast start the full day game drive.
  • Game viewing in the park to see The Big Five, zebras, wildebeests, gazelles, hyenas and other animals.
  • You can also enjoy bird watching due to many bird species
  • In the evening back to hotel for accommodations

Day 05: Transfer to Arusha via Ngorongoro Crater  

  • After breakfast head out to Ngorongoro.
  • Descend to the rim of the crater for game drive to see the volcanic caldera which embraces the life of many species including birds and animals.
  • Have lunch outside the crater in a picnic site.
  • In the afternoon start the journey back to Arusha.



  • National park entrance fees.
  • Full board accommodation on tour
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Transport based on an excellent 4*4 Vehicle rebuilt for Safari
  • Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • Complementary bottle of water the first and second day
  • Government taxes


  • International flights
  • Transport outside the itinerary schedule
  • Departure taxes
  • Tips to drivers (highly recommended)
  • Visa, Travel Insurance (we can help arrange of them)
  • Expenditures of personal nature like drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.



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Experienced Guides for Unlimited Game Viewing

We use more than 10 years experienced, English speaking drivers and guides.

Reliable Safari Vehicles

All our safari vehicles are 4WD Toyota Land Cruisers equipped with large windows, pop up roof, phone charging stations, comfortable seats, and a fully furnished with bottle water

Fare Refund Policy

Our refund policy is designed in favor of the client. If the client cancels the trip with reason accepted in the policy, we will refund all money except the expenses incurred for the safari booking as explained in the policy