The Big Five Safari Package
5 Days Safari: Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Olduvai Gorge
Northern Tanzania is a real definition of African Safaris; offers you a chance to see the Big Five; explore the Serengeti, descend into Ngorongoro crater, chat with elephants in Tarangire and getting to study human evolution in Olduvai Gorge. This program quenches the thirst of clients whose dream is to experience true African safaris.
Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire : – You will have an early breakfast at the lodge in Arusha then drive across Maasai steppe to Tarangire National Park. This park, with 2850 square kilometers, is known for its large herds of elephants, baobab trees and good scenery. A part from the rhinoceros, all other members of the “Big Five” can be spotted in Tarangire. Overnight will be at a lodge near in Ngorongoro Highlands.
Day 2: Olduvai Gorge – Serengeti:- After an early breakfast, you will traverse Ngorongoro Conservation Area and go to Serengeti. Along the way, you will have a little deviation and visit Olduvai Gorge, www.olduvai-gorge.org, to study the history of evolution of humans. Afternoon tour in Serengeti national park. Overnight at a lodge in the middle of Serengeti national park.
Day 3: Serengeti:- Spend the entire day exploring Africa’s finest national park; it has been voted as the best national park in Africa several times. This park is an absolute venue for viewing animals inhabiting African savannah; Serengeti Annual Wildebeests migration and members of the “Big Five” are easily seen in this extensive protected area. Overnight at a lodge in the middle of Serengeti national park.
Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro:- Morning tour in Serengeti. At around midday, you have your picnic lunch in the Serengeti then check out of the park and drive to a reserved lodge on the rim of the crater. Along the way, a visit to a Maasai village in Ngorongoro may be offered upon the client’s request. Todays lodge is selected to offer good views of the crater from atop.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater:- Descend into the crater very early in the morning; this maximizes the chance of spotting animals as they are more active in the morning. Formed from volcanic eruption that led to the caldera, Ngorongoro crater is home to the endangered black rhinoceros. In addition to amazing landscapes, you will be rewarded by a good number of animals including elephants, hyenas, lions, wildebeests and many others.
At around midday, you will exit the crater and drive to Arusha where you will be dropped-off at either your lodge or airport.
- Parks admission fees and all legal government taxes.
- Fully functional 4*4 safari vehicle with pop-up roof, allowing 360° view from atop
- Three meals of the day: breakfast, lunch (could be picnic lunch) and dinner.
- Accommodation as described in the program.
- Services of a professional safari guide/driver.
- Bottles of mineralized drinking water.
- Tanzania VISA
- All expenses of personal nature like hard drinks and souvenirs.
- Items of personal nature such as electronic gudgets; cameras, binoculars and etc.
- Pourboires for the safari crew. Please note that this is not obligatory and completely based on the client’s willingness to give.