8 Days Safari – Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ndutu & Ngorongoro Crater

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    Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

    The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 12:30 pm. After lunch at around 2:00 pm, your driver-guide will deliver a short safari briefing, after which, you will start travelling to Lake Manyara National Park.

    Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – Serengeti Plains

    After breakfast, we will drive through the agricultural and fresh produce market town of Mto Wa Mbu, which is situated next to the entrance of the Lake Manyara National Park. The town is a souvenir hunter’s paradise, harbouring thousands of souvenir salespeople. You will enjoy lunch before we head towards the Serengeti National Park for dinner and overnight.

    Day 3: Serengeti Plains

    After breakfast, game viewing drives in the central Serengeti with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.

    Day 4: Serengeti Plains

    After breakfast, you will depart for morning game viewing in Western Serengeti; this area offers quality game viewing opportunities as one of the most remote and secluded parts of the Serengeti. Return for hot lunch and a short break, later in the afternoon, there will be an optional evening game drive, or you can relax and enjoy at the camp or lodge.

    Day 5: Serengeti Plains

    Your last day in the Serengeti National Park you will once again visit some kopjes on our way out of the park and will do a morning game drive in the Simba Kopjes area. The kopjes named after the lions, which frequently use these kopjes to lie and bath in the sun. Heading to Ndutu area for an afternoon game drive, the area is usually densely populated with elephant and birds.

    Day 6: Lake Ndutu – Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast depart for a morning game drive in the Naabi Hill area before heading towards the Ngorongoro Crater via the famed Olduvai Gorge. Arrive in time for lunch and spend the afternoon at the Camp or Lodge. 

    Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater for a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. The crater supports a wide variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants, lions, hyenas, jackals, and leopard.

    Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

    After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, check-out then begin the drive back to Arusha for lunch, then transferred to the hotel or airport for your scheduled departure.

    Details: Season 2021

    Price: Per person sharing
    High End from 7497 USD
    Luxury from 4285 USD
    Midrange from 3891USD
    Budget camping from 2576 USD


    • All rates are per person sharing a double/twin room. Single room supplement (SRS) has shown separately.
    • Before selling/booking any tour from this manual, please read carefully all the details, i.e. inclusions, exclusions, Holiday surcharges, closure dates, validity, booking terms & conditions etc. shown in this manual.
    • Some bookings might straddle between two seasons making the following seasonal quotations on accommodation NOT APPLICABLE. In such cases, please contact us for TAILOR-MADE QUOTATIONS cutting across seasons.
    • These rates include the tourism development levy of US$ 1.50 per person per day/night but do not include VAT or WMA fees.

    Package includes:

    • Return flight from Dar or Zanzibar

    • Airstrip transfers

    • All specified accommodation

    • All activities as specified in the itinerary

    • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)

    • Safari vehicle,

    • All meals

    • Water in car

    • Park fees

    • English speaking driver/guide

    • 24/7 phone support

    • Thermos with hot tea/coffee

    • Medical Kit

    • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari, Mto wa Mbu Cultural Tour with hot local lunch, Olduvai Gorge visit

    Package excludes:

    • Flights

    • Personal travel insurance

    • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)

    • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)

    • Meals not specified

    • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person

    • Additional half day crater tour

    • Sleeping bag for a camping safari

    • Tipping

    • Drinks

    • Souvenirs

    • Laundry service