Tanzania Safari Highlights

Discover what makes northern Tanzania one of the most exceptional safari destinations in the world. Different lodge options give you the flexibility to choose the right accommodation for your budget. You can book this trip direct, or include it as part of a wider itinerary.
5 Days

Tanzania Safari Highlights - 5 - $2,283


The itinerary below is designed to give you an overview of the route. Get in touch with our team for a full travel itinerary, or to create a tailor-made trip. 

Day 1: The Adventure Begins!

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your choice of accommodation. On arrival at the lodge, settle in after your long international flight, before your pre-safari briefing with the team. 

Accommodation options

Budget: Ilboru Safari Lodge

Mid-range: The African Tulip

Luxury: Arusha Coffee Lodge 

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, transfer into Lake Manyara for a morning game drive and lunch - a classic safari picnic over the stunning views of northern Tanzania's wild landscapes. Lake Manyara offers an insight into the Great Rift Valley system, and is the perfect introduction to your safari. The lake attracts many herd animals and magnificent birdlife. We continue Esilalei Maasai Village to explore the area and our school project. In the late afternoon, we zig-zag our way up the Rift Valley Escarpment and onto the crater highlands for overnight.

Accommodation options

Budget: Eileen's Trees Inn

Mid-range:  Mandhari Lodge 

Luxury: The Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we head towards the endless plains of the Serengeti. As we enter the park, we'll game drive through to the lodge, providing your first experience of the remarkable density of wildlife - and stunning scenery - found here. Upon arrival at the lodge, break for lunch before heading back out on safari. End the day with sundowners overlooking the savannah. 

Accommodation options

Budget: Naona Moru Camp

Mid-range:  Nasikia Mobile Migration Camp or Naona Moru Camp

Luxury: Ehlane Plains Camp

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Full day safari in Serengeti National Park. 

Accommodation options

Budget: Naona Moru Camp

Mid-range: Nasikia Mobile Migration Camp or Naona Moru Camp

Luxury: Ehlane Plains Camp

Day 5: Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Return to Arusha

Early morning transfer to Ngorongoro Crater. Ngorongoro is a collapsed volcano - an incredible natural amphitheatre, 25 km across and teeming with all of the African big game. Early morning descent into the crater for spectacular scenery and game viewing in what has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. After lunch, transfer back to Arusha to arrive late afternoon. Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to connect with your international flight home. 

Prices and Inclusions

  • Prices are per person based on two people travelling together. Travel during some peak season months will incur higher rates. 
  • Prices based on budget accommodation options. 
  • Small adjustments to accommodation choices, routes, and activities can make a big difference to the cost of a trip in East Africa. The prices shown should be used as an indication only. Our team can create a tailor-made trip to suit your budget. 


  • Domestic flights.
  • All road transfers and airport pickups/drop-offs.
  • All accommodation as per the itinerary. Accommodation can be amended based on budget and preferences.
  • All camping equipment where necessary.
  • Fees for guides, scouts, drivers, and cooks.
  • All entrance fees as per the program.
  • Meal plan full board.
  • Fees for all activities as per the program.
  • Conservation charge. 


  • International flights and visa fees.
  • Activities not mentioned or stated as optional in the itinerary.
  • Other personal expenses, souvenirs, tips and gratuities, etc.

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