5 Day Tanzania Safari : In This five days Tanzania Safari Itinerary you will visit Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, two stunning national parks in northern Tanzania. The biggest concentration of wildlife in Africa may be found in Ngorongoro Crater, which is also one of the best places in the world to see the continent’s Big Five. The Tarangire National Park is unrivaled for those who enjoy elephants. Discover the African wilderness while standing beneath towering Baobab trees and encountering the largest group of wild elephants on earth. With a private safari vehicle and knowledgeable English-speaking guide, this private Tanzania safari gives you the freedom to roam at your own speed.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL KILIMANJARO – ARUSHA
Your own Focus East Africa Tours guide will meet you at the Kilimanjaro airport when you arrive for the pickup and drive to your accommodation in Arusha. Once in Arusha, spend the remainder of the day unwinding, recharging, and savoring your first taste of Africa. Your private safari guide is an authority on everything Tanzanian, including its culture, national parks, and amazing wildlife. Ask your Tanzanian professional guide as many questions as you like!
You decide how you want to spend your time on this VIP private safari. Choose the time for your morning and afternoon game drives with your guide and discuss the animals or places you are most eager to see. Get a good night’s sleep after spending a peaceful day in the luxury of your upscale safari lodge. Your five-day safari in Tanzania will start tomorrow morning!
DAY 2-3: NGORONGORO CRATER
On the second day of your safari in Tanzania, rise early and depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area from Arusha. Enjoy the ride as the route goes across the Great Rift Valley, past the crater forest, and finally to the impressive Ngorongoro Crater, your destination.
It’s easy to understand why this extinct volcano is one of Tanzania’s most popular tourist sites. The crater, one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders, is teeming with elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos, and even the endangered black rhino. It also has Africa’s largest concentration of species. See nature at its best as you explore the distinctive environment from the safety and comfort of your own private safari vehicle.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area offers a wide range of Tanzanian activities beyond game drives, such as seeing a typical Maasai settlement. 3.6 million years ago, the Laetoli Footprint, the earliest known early human footprint, was discovered. Interested? Go here for additional information on the Ngorongoro Conservation Area!
DAY 4: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Have a sumptuous fresh breakfast as the sun rises before continuing on to your next Tanzanian destination: the Tarangire National Park for a full day of game viewing, following an action-packed day in the Ngorongoro Crater. Expect to see few other visitors while visiting one of the less popular national parks in the area, and you’ll have lots of private time to watch spectacular herds of elephants ambling through the distinctive Baobab trees.
The Tarangire offers unrivaled opportunities for elephant sightings as it is home to the largest number of wild elephants in the world. Up to 300 elephants in a herd may occasionally be spotted drinking from the Tarangire River‘s shallows or taking a refreshing mud bath. Tarangire is a haven for bird lovers in addition to being home to elephants. Moreover, lions, leopards, cheetahs, and even snakes that can scale trees can be seen in the vicinity of these marshes. Get familiar with Tarangire National Park.
The Sangaiwe Tented Lodge, situated in one of the most picturesque areas of the Tarangire region and providing breathtaking views over the Tarangire savannah, is the perfect place to unwind after your five-day Tanzania safari.
DAY 5: TARANGIRE – AIRPORT
Today is your final day on your 5 days Tanzania safari, following a magnificent final evening filled with delectable food and an amazing sunset. Use your final morning to squeeze in one last, fantastic game drive, depending on your flight. Your private driver will pick you up from your five-star Tarangire safari lodge and transport you to Kilimanjaro International Airport in plenty of time for your flight home.
- All Park fees
- Concession fees
- Crater fee
- Private 4×4 safari land cruiser
- Private English-speaking driver guide
- Meals and accommodation during the safari
- Drinking water during the safari
- Government taxes
- Pick up and drop off
- Items of personal nature (laundry, beverages, etc.)
- Any hotel accommodation before / after the safari
- Entry visas
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Is a 5-days Tanzania safari not enough? Add a beach vacation in Zanzibar or an once-in-a-lifetime guided climb up Mount Kilimanjaro to your Tanzania safari to make it longer. Contact one of our Tour Consultant/Expert today to get started planning your unique African vacation itinerary.