5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari

5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari is a typical Tanzania classical safari that has travellers experiencing both the wildlife and amazing scenery of Tanzania. This 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari takes travellers to Serengeti National Park to watch the wildlife ebb across the savannah plains, Ngorongoro Crater with well over 25,000 wild animals including the African Big five and to Lake Manyara National Park that hosts Tanzania’s only tree climbing lions as well as large flocks of flamingos. Travellers shall enjoy game drives in these Tanzania national parks, marvel at the great migration should you book this safari timing the annual wildebeest migration from where you get to experience one of nature’s greatest spectacles. This 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari is ideal for first time travellers to Africa for they get to experience a true African safari with this Tanzania wildlife safari.

Tour Summary of 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari

  • Day 1: Pick up in Arusha, Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park, Game drive
  • Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park, Evening Game drive
  • Day 3: Full day Serengeti National Park experience
  • Day 4: Hot air balloon safari, Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Game drive
  • Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater tour, Transfer back to Arusha 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up in Arusha, Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park, Game drive

On this first day of your 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari, you shall be picked up in Arusha by our Tanzania safari guide who will first brief you about your Tanzania safari tour. You shall then proceed for a transfer to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park is an amazing Tanzania national park is famous for hosting tree-climbing lions, large flocks of flamingos and great views and sceneries. With abundant birdlife and wildlife, you shall enjoy your stay in Lake Manyara National Park. You shall enjoy a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park in search of the tree climbing lions as well as look out for various wildlife and bird species, all the while enjoying the stunning views of the park. You shall head to the park for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park, Evening Game drive

After a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge, you shall check out and then proceed for a transfer to Serengeti National Park enjoying a game drive as you do leave Lake Manyara National Park. Serengeti National Park is a spectacular and undoubtedly the best Tanzania national park which fulfils every traveller’s African safari fantasy. The natural beauty and scenic views, the stunning savannah plains with wildlife and birds roaming freely oblivious of the predators like lions, leopards, hyenas among so many others. Serengeti National Park has the annual great wildebeest migration, a natural spectacle that always leaves travellers awestruck. You shall check in at the lodge, have lunch and then relax a while before you head out for an evening game drive in the savannah plains of the Serengeti. Get lost in the sun sets over the horizon of the Serengeti plains as you return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Full day Serengeti National Park experience

On this 3rd day of your amazing 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari, you shall wake up to a mouth-watering breakfast at the lodge. After, leave the lodge for a full day Serengeti National Park experience where you shall enjoy game drives exploring the Serengeti in great detail. You shall enjoy lunch in the wild, another experience that you shall really enjoy. In the evening, you shall return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Hot air balloon safari, Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Game drive

Today, you shall wake up very early in the morning, enjoy a hot cup of coffee/tea, and then head out to the starting point of your hot air balloon safari in Serengeti National Park. You shall glide over the Serengeti plains watching wildlife at their best, including the nocturnal wildlife as they return from their nightly duties. Also get to appreciate the sun rise over the Serengeti plains, as you have a bird’s eye view of the entire Serengeti National Park. You shall have a bush breakfast thereafter, and then have your guide meet you after for a transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area from where you shall have game drives to enjoy more game viewing as well as the crater exploration. After enjoying game drives in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you shall head to the lodge, relax as you await dinner and an overnight stay.

5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari
Wildebeest – 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater tour, Transfer back to Arusha 

On this last day of your 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari, you shall enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge, and then head out for a half day Ngorongoro Crater tour to see various wildlife species, amazing sceneries and a lot more. After, you shall return to the lodge, enjoy a sumptuous lunch and then head out on a transfer back to Arusha, to be dropped off at your hotel/apartment of stay or at the airport for an outbound flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

End of 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari

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