Safaris

Big 5 in 4Days

If you only have 4 days 3nights in Tanzania but still want to visit the most famous parks of Tanzania(Serengeti and Ngorongoro plus Lake Manyara or Tarangire) this is the perfect tour for you as gives you opportunity to see the big5 in just short amount of time. This tour can be combined with several nights extension at Zanzibar

Tour ref. no
K-030
Departure / return location
Arusha, Moshi or Karatu
Departure time
A prompt departure at 8:30 AM
Return time
Approximately 4:00 to 6:30 PM
Safari type / style
Private tour
Mid-range
Lodge & Tented Camp
Wear
Comfortable clothing
Included
• Professional Safari Guide/driver
• 3 Meals a day whilst on safari
• 4x4 Safari vehicle
• Government Taxes
• Drinking bottled water
• Accommodation
Not included
• International flights to Tanzania
• Visas
• Travel insurance
• Items of nature such as souvenirs, alcoholic or beverage drinks
  1. Lake Manyara
  2. Serengeti
  3. Ngorongoro Crater

Itinerary

Day 1
08.30 AM - 05.00 PM

Lake Manyara NATIONAL PARK

Pick up from your hotel at 08,30am and start a beautiful journey across the Great Rift Valley for a full day game safari. Although small dimension (230square Kilometres), the park is famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons.
The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that can not be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes
At sunset you drive to sleep at the lodge of your choice
Selection of lodges includes
Mid; Karatu Lodge
Luxury: Acacia Farm Lodge
High end: Gibbs Farm
Day 2
08.30 AM – 05.00 PM

Serengeti NATIONAL PARK

After an early breakfast, depart towards the most famous National park in the World, the Serengeti. The driving itself, although long, is spectacular. This will be an unforgettable moment for anyone seeing it for the first time. As you progress well into the Serengeti, you will see why the name means, in local language, "endless plains". The park has 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) and for most of it, the plains will stretch to the horizon defying your senses and perception of distances. It is the home of the Great Migration and to 2 million wildebeests, hundreds of thousands of zebras and all kinds of antelopes. As for Big Cats and large predators, it's the place of choice to look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, with many television scenes like the famous river crossings having been filmed in this park.
Dinner and overnight at Mawe Camp or any other choice
Day 3
6.00 AM – 04.00PM

Serengeti NATIONAL PARK

On this day we suggest a very early wake up in order to do an early morning game drive (when the animals are more active) and see one of the best sunrises you'll ever witness. After the game drive, we return to the camp for a rewarding brunch and then we'll proceed to Ngorongoro, the 8th wonder of the Natural World. The crater spreads for 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 ft high walls, making it virtually a Noah's ark and inhabiting almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa. It's one of the very rare locations in the whole continent where you can witness the black Rhino. The crater has a river, several swamps, a soda lake with a great concentration of flamingos, a forest and open plains. It's also famous for its elephants which, are the largest in the world and have huge tusks. Ngorongoro Crater is truly a Wonder of the Natural World.
Dinner and Night at Sopa Lodge or Any other lodges around
Day 4
7.00 AM – 05.00 PM

Ngorongoro CRATER

We will start the day very early and descend into the crater floor for an incredible morning of wildlife in one of the most stunning places on Earth. After the game drive, there will be time for a picnic lunch near the beautiful hippo pool lake. After lunch, we will have time for a short game drive and then ascend the crater and exit Ngorongoro Conservation Area towards Arusha. We expect to be back in Arusha around 5pm although we are flexible in case there is a flight to catch or another situation.