6 Days Safari – Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

Tour Summary

  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha
  • You'll visit Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Activities: Game Drives and Cultural Tour
  • Game drives: Pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle




Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Pick up from Arusha and drive to Mto wa Mbu for morning cultural tour with hot local lunch and then afternoon game drive into the Lake Manyara National Park. Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.

Day 2: Lake Manyara to Serengeti Plains

After breakfast, drive towards the Serengeti National Park via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will arrive in time for a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Nark.

Day 3: Serengeti Plains

After breakfast, game viewing drives in the central Serengeti with a 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 to the lodge 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 the activities that the camp or lodge has to offer.

Day 5: Serengeti Plains to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA)

After early breakfast, you will have a morning game drive in the Serengeti while heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with packed lunch and game drive en-route. You will arrive in time for leisure, dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 6: Ngorongoro crater to Arusha Town

After breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater for a full day crater tour with a picnic lunch. The crater supports a wide variety of animals, including herds of wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, elands, warthogs, hippos, giant African elephants, lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and leopards.

Later on, drive back to Arusha, arriving in time for drop off as the end of your African safari adventure at Kilimanjaro International Airport.


Price per person (Double occupancy)

Accommodation Level Prices
High End From   USD 8,190
Luxury From   USD 3,600
Mid-Range From   USD 2,936
Budget From   USD 2,425

Package Includes:

  • Pick up and drop off Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • 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 or coffee
  • Medical Kit
  • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari
  • Mto wa Mbu Cultural Tour with hot local lunch
  • Olduvai Gorge visit

At High-End Accommodation:

  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand, spirits and cigars)
  • Laundry services

Package Excludes:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Meals not specified
  • Additional half day crater tour
  • Sleeping bag for a camping safari
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service