Serengeti Smile

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrival in Arusha

Arrival in Arusha

Our safari guide will pick you up at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha. You will relax for the rest of the day at the hotel and have your overnight stay. Then, we are ready to take you on the Arusha city tour to explore this beautiful city.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Arusha Planet Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, we start a beautiful game drive to Tarangire National while carrying lunch boxes.

Tarangire National Park is well known for its large elephant herds. The park comprises various landscapes, from seasonal swamps to savanna, with the Tarangire River winding its way through the parklands. We may have the experience of seeing a lion stalking its prey or leopards observing their surroundings from the trees above. Once all the game drives are complete, we drive to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit July to November (Animals come to the Tarangire River)
High Season June to October (The park is full of visitors)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Tarangire NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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HippoCommon
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Karatu (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a game drive inside Ngorongoro Crater while carrying lunch boxes. Later transfer to Serengeti National Park for your overnight stay.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the world's largest uninterrupted caldera and one of Africa's natural wonders. There are about 30,000 large mammals resident all year round (such as buffaloes, lions, elephants, cheetahs, and rhinos) and a wide variety of birds (such as flamingos, eagles, buzzards). So be ready to see many animals within a short period.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Best Time To Visit June to October (Wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater

LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
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ElephantCommon
HippoCommon
LeopardOccasional
Accommodation:
Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Serengeti National Park to Karatu

Serengeti National Park to Karatu

You will wake up early and enjoy a magical game drive in Serengeti National Park before you depart in the afternoon to Karatu. Your accommodation for the night is near the Ngorongoro Crater. The following morning early, you will descend into the crater to see animals as the animals are more active in the morning.

Serengeti National Park is well-known for its great migrating herds of zebra, antelope, and wildebeest. However, be ready to see resident predators such as leopards, cheetahs, and lions fulfilling their role in the circle of life.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to October (Different areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP

ElephantCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Karatu (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Manyara National Park to Arusha

Manyara National Park to Arusha

After breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park on a game drive while carrying lunch boxes. Later, we will drive you back to Arusha, where the safari ends.

Lake Manyara National Park is famous for its arboreal lions, which hide among tree branches. You will also see numerous troops of baboons living in the forest, accompanying you along the road from the moment you enter the park.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
Best Time To Visit June to October (Easier to spot animals)
High Season July to March (The northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Manyara NP

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
Show more
LionOccasional
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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