8 Day Tanzania Big 5 Tour


Tanzania, the heart of Africa, is home to vast herds of numerous animals. You will explore the best of Tanzania’s beaches and wilderness on this trip. The safari begins with a stop in the Arusha region, after which you go to the stunning Tarangire National Park, home to an abundance of species and stunning scenery. Continue your trip to the Serengeti, which has boundless plains and sizable herds of various animals, then to the Ngorongoro crater, where large cats and carnivores reside. Serengeti national park is situated in the Mara and Simiyu sections of the Serengeti ecosystem, is Tanzania’s oldest national park. It is renowned for its yearly migration of more than 1.5 million white-bearded or brindled wildebeests, more than 2,500 lions, 250,000 zebras, and its countless Nile crocodiles and honey badgers, making it the symbol of Tanzania’s tourism business.

The Ngorongoro It is the largest extinct volcanic caldera of its kind in the entire planet. Tens of thousands of huge animals, including rhinos, buffaloes, hippopotamuses, zebras, and an abundant population of lions, live in this eco-system on the thick crater floor.

Tour highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival and pick up at Kilimanjaro International airport
  • Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti national park
  • Day 3 & 4: Explore Serengeti national park
  • Day 5: Transfer to Ngorongoro
  • Day 6: Full day Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 7: Transfer to Arusha
  • Day 8: Departure

Itinary in details

On this day, you will fly into Tanzania to begin your incredible big 5 safari. After landing at Kilimanjaro International Airport, Your guide will pick you up and transport you to your lodging. You can include an afternoon activity depending on your arrival time.

Following breakfast, you will depart the resort and travel via the Ngorongoro crater to the Serengeti National Park. Leaving the mountains behind, you will drop into the Serengeti National Park’s boundless plains, rolling into the horizon as far as the eye can see. You will stop at a Masai Bomas en route where you will have the opportunity to watch the Maasai perform their traditional dances. You might even have the chance to participate! After that, you travel to the central park area, one of the park’s richest wildlife habitats. This area is home to the Seronera River, a crucial water supply that draws wildlife that is highly representative of the majority of Serengeti species.

Explore the extensive Serengeti plains for two days. You’ll get up early to take part in an early-morning game drive. You might see animals grazing in the lovely dawn light, and predators might still be out hunting before settling down for the day. It’s important to catch sunrise on the Serengeti because it offers incredible photo opportunity. You can choose to eat a cooked lunch when you get back to your lodging, or you can bring a picnic lunch with you and eat it at one of the many picnic areas in the Serengeti. You’ll carry on with your game drive after lunch. You should keep an eye out for lions around twilight. In the early morning and late afternoon when the temperature is not too hot, cheetah can also be seen on the plains.

After breakfast, check out and drive to Ngorongoro via Karatu while taking in the various scenery. You will reach in the late evening where you will be served dinner and overnight stay.

Following a leisurely breakfast, your safari guide will pick you up and transport you to the Ngorongoro Crater. You enter the crater for a full day of game viewing after checking in by descending 600 meters. The Ngorongoro crater provides year-round water and food for a wide range of species, including herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, and enormous African elephants. Predators like lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard, which might sometimes require a trained eye to identify, are among the numerous animals that bring visitors to this magnificent park. You will go to Lake Magadi, which is one of the primary characteristics of the crater and is a sizable but shallow alkaline lake. In this area, flamingos, hippos, and other water fowl are frequently spotted.

After breakfast today, you’ll have time to take part in Karatu’s cultural activities and possibly get lunch there. Your driving guide will take you to Arusha in the afternoon following this excursion.

Today after breakfast, you will be taken to the airport for your trip home, depending on the time of your flight.

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