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    $3169 p/p in USD
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Sassabi Expeditions

  • Tanzania



Tour Type

Tour Type


Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

Experience the very best of Tanzania on this fantastic safari. Visit Lake Manyara National Park with its diverse vegetation supporting many mammals and birds including large families of elephants, millions of flamingos, and tree-climbing lions. Continue to Serengeti National Park, home to great herds of buffalo, elephants, giraffes, zebra, eland, as well as year-round lion sightings, followed by the mighty Ngorongoro Crater with diverse wildlife including the big five. Finally head to lesser-known Tarangire National Park with fantastic wildlife including a 300-strong herd of elephants, as well as wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, eland and buffalo.

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Ngorongoro Serena Safari

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Hyena, Wildebeest, Baboon, Eland, Warthog
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Optional Activities
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Kilimanjaro, end in Kilimanjaro
  • Minimum age:
    6 years


  • Arusha
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Central Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tarangire National Park

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 3,169 per person

What's Included

  • Return airport transfers to/from Kilimanjaro Airport
  • 6 nights accommodation & meals
  • Unlimited mileage in custom 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • Activities & game viewing
  • Evening sundowners (where applicable)
  • Packed lunches on excursions with soft drinks & snacks
  • Government taxes & national park fees
  • Flying Doctor Service

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Accommodation in Arusha
  • Personal items (alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips for drivers/guides etc)
  • Insurance


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Sassabi Expeditions
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Sassabi Expeditions‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

  • Our guide meets you on your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfers you to your hotel in Arusha
  • Located beneath the twin peaks of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha City is the gateway to Tanzania’s Northern Circuit of national parks and marks the starting point of your safari into the African Bush
  • Set out to explore the vibrant sights and sounds of local life in Arusha
  • Coffee connoisseurs can enjoy popular coffee tours – weaving in and out of the evergreen coffee trees, while learning about how beans are nurtured, harvested, dried and finally roasted to produce myriad different blends which are exported and enjoyed all over the world*

* These activities are an additional cost

  • After a hearty breakfast, your guide collects you and drives you to Lake Manyara
  • While Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania’s smaller parks, its diverse vegetation ranging from savannah to marsh and evergreen forest, supports one of the highest biomass densities of large mammals in the world. Expect to see large families of elephants, millions of flamingos, and even tree-climbing lions
  • Be sure to keep a watchful eye out for the baboons in this park which live in troops of up to 200 members
  • Enjoy a trip to the local farming village of Mto Wa Mbu Village and learn about the melting pot of cultures found here. Home to over 120 different tribes from across Tanzania, you will gain insight into daily life, visiting local farms, schools, churches, a milling machine and much more*
  • After an action-packed day, your guide takes you to your accommodation for the night
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

* These activities are an additional cost

  • After breakfast at your hotel, get ready to ramp up your safari adventure as we head to the Serengeti National Park
  • Sit back and relax as we make the five-hour journey to your hotel in the Serengeti National Park, where you are dropped off and given time to settle in
  • Guests raring to get out and explore can take advantage of a sunset game drive
  • Back to your hotel for dinner and a relaxing evening listening to the sounds of the Serengeti at night
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • We set out in the early morning for a full day’s game drive in search of wildlife encounters
  • Expect to spot animals you’ve only seen in National Geographic – great herds of buffalo, elephants, giraffes, zebra, thousands of eland, as well as exceptional year-round lion sightings
  • Enjoy a delicious picnic and spend the entire day out exploring the rolling plains of the Serengeti National Park
  • After an action-packed day in the bush, your guide drops you back at your accommodation inside the national park, in time for a gourmet dinner
  • There’s the option to take to the African skies in a hot air balloon to appreciate the pristine natural beauty of this 14,763km2 savannah stretching as far as the eye can see*
  • Cosy up around the campfire and enjoy sharing stories of the day’s wildlife sightings
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

* These activities are at an additional cost

  • After an early breakfast, you depart with your lunch for a final morning game drive in the Serengeti
  • Few predators hunt during the heat of the day and so early morning is often the best time to observe the thrill of the chase
  • Enjoy your last few moments in the Serengeti National Park before we make the three-hour transfer to Ngorongoro Crater
  • Check-in to your accommodation in Ngorongoro and settle into your new surroundings
  • Enjoy a guided walk around the rim of the mighty Ngorongoro Crater. In addition to seeing breathtaking views of the volcanic crater and the diverse wildlife, our expert guides will also teach you about its incredible indigenous flora and fauna*
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

* These activities are at an additional cost

  • Wake up early to panoramic views of the crater, and after breakfast, head off for a day trip to explore the many fascinating species that are protected within its rim
  • Here we can see the Big Five in high concentration against the stunning backdrop of the crater walls
  • After a day of exploring, you are transferred to your accommodation in Tarangire National Park
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Wake up and enjoy a hearty breakfast while looking out over the plains dotted with hundreds of Africa’s prehistoric ‘Trees of Life’ – the baobab
  • The lesser-known Tarangire National Park receives a fraction of the Serengeti’s visitors and is home to some of Tanzania’s best wildlife, including a 300-strong herd of elephants, as well as wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, eland and buffalo.
  • After an exciting morning exploring Tarangire National Park, you are transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport – where we wave you a fond farewell
  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
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