Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari - 7 Days

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Destination: Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

Major Attractions:Big Five, Tarangire river, Great Migration and Ngorongoro crater

Tour Guides Language: English

Starting Point: Arusha/Moshi

Ending Point: Arusha/Moshi

Safari Activity: Game drive

Additional info: Provide armed rangers to escort travelers during night safari.

    Itinerary Details

  • Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Pick up from the airport upon arrival by a professional guide. Transfer to the booked hotel in Arusha for check in. Get a short safari briefing from the tour guide for the safari overview.

    DAY 1

  • Transfer to Tarangire National Park
  • Leave by 7:00 from Arusha while heading to Tarangire famously known for its large herds of elephants and baobab trees. Arrive by 9:00 in the park and start exploring the wilderness. Pass across Tarangire river to spot giraffes and zebras drinking water. Game view to spot big cats, wildebeests, antelopes and a variety of bird species including the Masai Ostrich (the world’s largest bird). Break for lunch at one of the amazing picnic sites and proceed with game drive till evening. Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

    DAY 2

  • Transfer to Serengeti National Park
  • Leave at 6:00 am for an early morning drive to explore early killings from the big cats. Return to the camp around 9:30 for breakfast and shower. Checkout of the hotel and proceed with the transfer to Serengeti with packed lunch. Arrive in the late afternoon and transfer to the booked hotel for an overnight stay.

    DAY 3

  • Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti
  • Leave for a day’s game drive in the central Serengeti. Game view to spot big cats, wildebeests, elephants, giraffes, elands, antelopes and others. If lucky, you may be able to spot a rhino. Break for lunch and proceed with game drive till late afternoon. Drive back to the hotel for dinner and sleep.

    DAY 4

  • Full Day Game Drive In Ndutu Plains
  • Leave for a full day game drive to witness “The Great Migration” where thousands of wildebeests, zebras and Thomson’s gazelles migrate to Maasai Mara in search for fresh pasture and water. Explore the plains while tracking the migration with predators like lions awaiting. Break for a picnic lunch and proceed with game drive till late afternoon. Drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

    DAY 5

  • Transfer to Ngorongoro Via Olduvai Gorge
  • Leave for Olduvai Gorge, an anthropological site holding remains for the first human. Have lunch enroute and proceed with the drive to Ngorongoro. Arrive in the late afternoon and transfer to the booked hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

    DAY 6

  • Full Day Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Start descending down the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera which is a home to a variety of animals and bird species. Game drive in the crater to spot Big Five, elands, buffalos, jackals and thousands of flamingos. Break for lunch at a picnic site and proceed with game drive till late afternoon. Ascend out of the crater and transfer back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

    DAY 7

  • Transfer to Arusha Via Empakai Crater
  • Checkout the hotel with packed lunch and drive to Empakai crater. Take a walk along the alkaline lake filled with a large number of flamingos. Break for lunch and drive back to Arusha.

    packing list

    Right Clothing

    It’s important to pack the right and necessary clothing needed for an African safari. This is due to weather conditions and nature of the trip. Bright colored clothes are strictly prohibited.

    Safari clothes include:

  • Safari boots.
  • Dark colored long sleeved shirts.
  • Warm sweater.
  • 2-3 trousers/pants.
  • Sun hats and glasses.
  • 3 to 4 pairs of socks.
  • Light rain coat.
  • Cotton underwear.
  • 3 to 4 pairs of socks
  • Pair of flip flop or sandals.
  • Medical Facilities

    Health safety is highly required while on a safari. Though health insurance is issued by the tour company, personal preparation won’t do any harm. Consider having

  • Yellow fever health card (most crucial when travelling to Tanzania).
  • Pain killers.
  • Mosquito repellants.
  • Malaria medication.
  • Bandages and plasters.
  • Antihistamine for cases of insects bites.
  • Allergy medication.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Electronic Devices

    The necessary devices include:

  • Digital camera with extra batteries.
  • Tablet or Ipad for doing personal work or storing information.
  • Binocular.
  • Flashlight.
  • Toiletries

    Hotels and lodges provide toiletries though personal stuffs will be of a great help especially if nature calls and you have to use bush toilet. Consider packing:

  • Toilet paper/Tissue.
  • Toothbrush.
  • Toothpaste.
  • Shampoo and air conditioner.
  • Supply Of Cash

    Having cash is mostly recommended in a safari since not all places use credit cards. Additionally cash is most useful in case of purchasing personal items. US dollar is highly used for payment.

    A wildlife safari is one of the greatest adventures that creates wonderful and lifetime memories.


  • 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.
  • Complimentary 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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