7 Days Big Five Safaris In Tanzania
7 Days Big Five Safaris In Tanzania : The goal of this safari is to see the fabled Big Five! Our seven-day Big Five safari is by far the most distinctive one we offer, and it gives you the best chance of seeing some of Africa’s most famous creatures. You will pass through the renowned Serengeti National Park and the eighth wonder of the world, Ngorongoro Crater, in your search for lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and cape buffalo. Large herds of zebra and wildebeest, the majestic giraffe, a wallowing hippopotamus, lean cheetahs, opportunistic hyenas, playful monkeys, and much more can all be seen along the way.
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) you will be met and transferred to Moshi / Arusha to recover from your journey and, if you’re lucky, to catch a glimpse of the spectacular Kilimanjaro which rises from the clouds above town.
DAY 2,3 & 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
This morning you will commence your drive from Arusha to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti taking approx. 4 hours. Here is home to millions of wildebeest during the migration and over the huge flat plains you are likely to find lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena and many other small predators. Enjoy an on-route game drive to your camp and the experience of sleeping in the middle of the Serengeti. You will spend the next few days exploring the endless plains of Serengeti, the great wildebeest migration and looking for the BIG 5.
Overnight in Serengeti
DAY 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK – NGORONGORO
An early morning start in the Serengeti to try and find cats before they retreat from the blazing sun during the day. After a few hours of game, drive travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will overnight. The Ngorongoro caldera is the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. At approximately 20 kilometers across and 600 meters deep, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breath-taking natural wonder.
Overnight in Ngorongoro
DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER
This morning you will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a wonderful haven for wildlife. Ngorongoro is unique in that almost all the wildlife lives within the crater walls, hence you have the opportunity to find the game easily. Rhino in particular can be seen regularly, as well as prides of lion and other predators like cheetah. Enjoy lunch by the hippo pond. After Lunch, you will drive back to Arusha which takes approx. 2 hours
Overnight in Moshi / Arusha
DAY 7: DEPARTURE
Today you will be transferred back to Zanzibar International Airport in time for your flight.
- Tanzania landing airport pick up.
- Guide driver.
- Mineral water (2 bottles per person per day).
- All transfers and safari vehicles.
- All hotel accommodation.
- All hotel meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, Based on the itinerary).
- All National Park fees.
- All government taxes.
- Tanzania Landing Visa USD $50.
- Alcohol and beverages for personal consumption not included in meal plan.
- International Flight Ticket.
- Yellow fever vaccination (Not mandatory for Tanzania unless guest spend more than 12 hours in a Yellow Fever country prior to arrival).
- Local activities not indicated.
- Guide Gratuity (tips).