5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour – Enjoy an Action-Packed Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro Crater.

While on this 5-Days Tanzania Tour Package, you will be staying in mid-range lodges/Luxury tented camps with scenic locations hence great wildlife safari encounter at the comfort of your tent balcony hence a memorable bush safari in Tanzania.

5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour - Action Packed Northern circuit

4 Nights/5-Day Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour has three options for you to discover. Tanzania has three safari circuits, and each one of them, in its own right, would make Tanzania a top wildlife destination.

The popular Northern Tanzania Safari circuit features; the Serengeti National Park, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater.

These parks offer the best classical safaris in Africa, especially if timed with the annual wildebeest migration. Just to set the records straight, this 5-Day Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour enables you to discover the 4 most popular Tanzania parks and game reserves.

5-Days Tanzania Safari Tours in summary:

In the entire east Africa safari destination, Tanzania is one of the top African safari countries offering many safari options just like the 5-days safari tour here.

Some of the best 5-Days Private Tanzania Safari May combine with its Tanzania Zanzibar beach holiday.

Zanzibar Beach is only a short plane hop away from Tanzania’s mainland. It is the Tanzania mainland where Wildlife game viewing is a cathedral.

The mainland host rich Wildlife safari parks that include; Ngorongoro Crater,  Nyerere,  Ruaha, Serengeti, Gombe National Park, Katavi, Lake Manyara NP, and Tarangire National Park.

Ngorongoro Crater,  Nyerere,  Ruaha, Serengeti, Gombe National Park, Katavi, Lake Manyara NP, and Tarangire National Park

The wildlife viewing is incomparable, the famous Big Cats, the big five, especially all the members of the Big Five that are distributed in the above-mentioned Tanzanian parks and reserves.

Similarly, Tanzania’s mainland features some beautiful, idyllic beaches too. In the same fashion, travel and Adventure junkies may consider Tagging on an epic climb of Africa’s tallest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro.

On this Tanzanian 5-days safari, you will visit the world-famous Northern safari circuit, featuring the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks respectively.

Alternatively, for those willing to hit the road less traveled, let us head out for the lesser-known Southern safari circuit. Whichever one you choose, you will go home with lots of precious memories, and chances are one day, you will be back for more.


Is 5-Days safari in Tanzania Enough?

When it comes to how many days is best to explore the rich Tanzania Parks and game reserves, and then this 5-Days Tanzanian safari is one of the best safari packages.

When planning your Tanzania Safari, factor in the flight duration. Flight to Africa, Tanzania Kilimanjaro Airport from the rest of the world takes quite long. Some travelers also get jetlag to deal with.

Considering this, we highly recommend from 5-Days to two weeks to make the trip worthwhil5-Days safari in Tanzaniae.

Most of our travelers coming to Tanzania use their entire holiday on a safari to experience the magic of the bush. Others may want to combine the Wildlife safari with some time at the Zanzibar beach, or perhaps a Kilimanjaro climb.

 

Considering your major interest, a 5-day safari in Tanzania is relatively short if to combine Wildlife and the beach Holidays experience.

However, the 5-Days Safari in Tanzania will certainly do the trick if you are looking at a pure wildlife safari experience or just a beach holiday adventure with no safari extension.

Our stay while in this 5-Days Tanzania Safari tour guarantees you a 2 Nights stay at Serengeti National Reserve, 1 Night at Ngorongoro crater, and Tarangire National Park respectively.

Alternatively, time permitting, you could perhaps add on another one day or two to make the most of this special experience.


5-Days safari Destinations & Activities in Tanzania

We have a variety of 4 Nights/ 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour itinerary, we try our best not to fit in too much hence maximizing your trip experience.

We spend a bit longer time in parks rather than rushing around moving between parks and reserves. The most popular 5-Days Comple5-Days safari tour in Tanzaniate Tanzania Wildlife Safari tour packages feature the Northern Tanzania Safari circuit.

While on this trip, you will comfortably visit the famous garden of Eden — Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and Tarangire National Park respectively.

 

On this 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour, you can either choose to go on a road trip or flying option.

We highly recommend a 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour that starts from Arusha by road and flies back to Arusha from Ngorongoro crater if need be.

We are flexible with this 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour, you may decide to base yourself in the Western Corridor or the northern Serengeti, away from the crowds in the central Serengeti, provided you make these specifications during reservation, we are ok.

For variety, you can also add on Lake Manyara National Park. The latter is very rewarding in the Dry-season months. However, this would then obviously shorten the time you can spend in the Serengeti National Park.


5-Days Southern Tanzania safari Tour circuit

The Southern safari circuit is as well rewarding just like the Northern Tanzania safari circuit. Even though, wildlife is slightly less abundant as compared to the Northern Tanzania parks.

One thing stands out, there are fewer visitors and more opportunities for boating and walking excursions, experiences are available.

5-Days Southern Tanzania safari Tour circuit

The best of the Southern Tanzania circuit includes the; Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park which form part of the most popular road-safari combination.

On the other hand, adding one more night at Udzungwa Mountains National Park offers you the ultimate off-the-beaten-track experience of a lifetime.

In the same fashion, Ruaha National Park is the most jewel of the southern Tanzania Safari experiences. You will not get bored spending five days and four nights in this magical place anytime all year round.


5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour accommodation

East Africa Tanzania as a tourist destination country has a very well-established, wide range of safari accommodation that is just right for your safari experience and budget, or even better than expected.

For those who are interested in this 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour and maybe are on a tight budget, or maybe interested in a more luxurious holiday experience with much comfort, we got you covered.

8-Days Tanzania Private Safari Tour - A peculiar Tanzania Travel Experience

This 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour offers you an authentic bush experience, a home-away-from-home experience with all the creature comforts just like back home.

We offer you a 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour accommodation that is best for every type of visitor.

Generally, Tanzania has no no-frills budget accommodation options on the outskirts of the parks and reserves.

If you need a place to eat a hearty meal and lay down your head at the end of an exciting day, these establishments used in our 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour package offer you all the need in Adventure.

The lodges used in this 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour package are purely mid-range safari facilities.

There are many other travel accommodations located right inside the park parks, which has obvious benefits compared to basing yourself outside the boundaries but costs a little bit higher as compared to those located outside the park.

8-Days Tanzania Private Safari Tour

Most of them are larger hotels, reminiscent of ordinary town hotels, but often with spectacular views.

Others are small-tented camps that lack facilities such as air-conditioning and carpeted floors, but offer an authentic back-to-nature experience with outdoor dining and campfires at night.

Depending on your budget bracket, there is a whole range of Tanzania luxury safari accommodations to choose from too.

Similarly, there are many of the smaller boutique lodges that ooze sophistication, and their designs are often out of this world. The food, service, and guiding are obviously unparalleled too.


Wildlife to Encounter on a Tanzania safari?

There is no other rewarding African safari experience like a 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour.

Actually, all the popular Tanzania parks and reserves team with wildlife that is incomparable to any travel destination.

It is well known that the Northern Tanzania Safari circuit offers the best Wildlife encounter and hence the best. Especially if your travel plan happens to coincide with the annual wildebeest migration when millions of blue wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle move together in search of greener pastures.

These enormous herds attract many predators as well. Lion and cheetah are usually nearby, and if you are lucky, you could see a leopard feeding in a tree.

When booking your 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour in the Dry season, you have to include Tarangire National park in your travel package.

Here you will see eye to eye with huge herds of elephants congregating here when water gets scarce elsewhere.

Alternatively, if you decide to opt for the southern Tanzanian park circuit that includes:- Ruaha National Park and the vast Selous National Park, you might get lucky with wild dogs.

These parks are some of the last strongholds of these endangered animals. Ruaha for big pride of lion, and you might appreciate the variety of antelope here. Unusual species, such as roan and lesser kudu, are here.


5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour Prices

5-day safari cost in Tanzania depends on a number of variables in the cost of a holiday hence it is not very easy to put up a specific price on a 5-day safari in Tanzania.

Expect a starting price of up to $920 (USD) per person for a 5-day budget tour, while luxury tours start at about $2000 (USD).

Before booking a tour, it makes sense to get in touch with us for a more accurate 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour quote.

There is a comfort level to consider in your travel experiences. Our 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour package ranges from budget (camping or lodges or a combination of both) to luxury and even luxury+.

5-Days Complete Tanzania Private Wildlife Safari Tours are usually more expensive than shared tours.


5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour by Flight:

To save valuable time, it might make sense to use internal flights on a 5-day safari tour.

The flights can be costly though. The accommodation on fly-in safaris is usually at the upper end, so that makes these packages even pricier as compared to other packages.

To save money, consider traveling in the off-season, which mostly corresponds with the Wet season.

However, it rarely rains all day and there are many positives in traveling at this time.

Think about the lush landscapes, the abundance of birds and baby animals, and most of all, the lack of crowds.


5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour Route

  • Start: Arusha (Day 1)
  • Day 1: Lake Manyara Nsya Lodge
  • Day 2 & 3: Serengeti Matawi Lodge/ Tarangire Baobab Lodge
  • Day 4:  Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
  • End: Arusha (Day 5)

5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour Features

  • 4 Nights/5-Days Luxury tour – This luxury 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour uses lodges and hotels.
  • Tanzania Private Safari tour – This tour will be organized exclusively for you and will not be shared with others.
  • Can start any day – If availability permits, this 4 nights/5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour can start on any day.
  • Can be customized – You can request changes to this 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour.
  • Not for solo travelers – Solo travelers cannot book this private 5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour.
  • Minimum age of 1 year – The minimum age for this tour is 1 year.

Tanzania Safari Prices, Activities, & Transportation

    • Activities: game drives
    • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
    • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
    • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

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1

Arrival

You’ll be picked from the airport. Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
2

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park Tour

In the morning you will start your safari with a drive to the Tarangire National Park, a huge park roughly the size of a small country. Savannah, baobab trees, and seasonal swamps dot the park’s landscape, providing nourishment and shelter for hartebeests, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, various antelopes, and over 550 bird species.
The park prides itself on its large elephant herds, for which the park is famous, and has become one of the best places in East Africa to see them. These large mammals have become accustomed to the sound of the safari vehicles allowing for closer observation. After an extensive game drive, you will travel to a campsite just outside of the park for your overnight stay. Lunch; Dinner.
Main Destination
  • Tarangire National Park

Accommodation

  • No accommodation

Meals & Drinks

  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
3

Day 2: Tarangire Area – Serengeti National Park Tour

Today you will set out on your journey through the lush highlands where corn, coffee, and wheat grew, to travel to the Serengeti National Park. Serengeti, named by the indigenous Masai people, means “endless plains”, which is easy to see once the grassy savannah stretches out before you with no end in sight.
The Serengeti is the habitat for an abundance of wildlife, such as impalas, buffalo, crocodiles, and hippos, but is more well-known for its great migrating herds of zebras and wildebeest. The animals’ trek is determined by the rainfall and varies from year to year. In November and December, the animals move from the northern region, dominated by woodlands and hills, to the grassy plains of the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June, they return to the north. Apart from the migrating herds, you might have the chance to see predators, such as leopards, cheetahs, and lions, always lurking close by. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Main Destination
  • Serengeti National Park

Accommodation

  • No accommodation

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
4

Day 3: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Tour

After an early breakfast you will head out for another game drive in the Serengeti. You might be able to spot the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – before embarking on your journey to the Ngorongoro Crater.
The animals roam freely through the unfenced reserves offering you an uninterrupted game viewing experience. Arriving at the edge of the crater you will have your first glimpse of what awaits you the following day – glistening streams, open grassland and an infinite amount of animals. You will spend the night at a campsite directly on the crater’s edge with the orange glow of sunset surrounding you as you drift off to sleep. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Main Destination
  • Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation

  • No accommodation

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
5

Day 4: Ngorongoro crater - Tarangire Lake Manyara National Park

Early risers are rewarded with breath-taking views of the rising sun over the crater’s edge and after a hearty breakfast you will drive down the adventurous track into the crater. This UNESCO world heritage site formed millions of years ago is 610 m deep and covers roughly around 260 square kilometers.
Due to its dense animal population of approximately 25 000, the crater offers the best game viewing of all the parks in Tanzania. Crater Wildlife includes wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, elephants over more than 500 bird species in the area. With a little bit of luck, you might catch a glimpse of the endangered black rhino horns, peeking through the grass. After lunch, you will ascend the steep walls of the crater and head to the multi-cultural village of Mto wa Mbu, situated close to Lake Manyara National Park, for your overnight stay at a campsite.
By 14: 00 hrs, we exit the lodge and drive to Lake Manyara National park for a scrumptious dinner and overnight. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Main Destination
  • Lake Manyara National Park

Accommodation

  • No accommodation

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
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Day 5: Lake Manyara - Arusha

Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives at the small Lake Manyara National Park, named after the shallow alkaline lake covering roughly 200km² of the park. The park is known for its diverse landscapes; not only open grassy plains but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs.
Apart from the spectacular and diverse birdlife of over 400 species, the park is also home to hippos, elephants, baboons, wildebeests, and the peculiar tree-climbing lions. After an extensive game drives through the park, you will leave the cascades of flamingos behind and head back to Arusha, where you will arrive in the early evening. Breakfast; Lunch.

Main Destination

  • Lake Manyara National Park

Accommodation

  • No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
6

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport
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Important to Know

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour accepts children who are 1 year and older. Children under 3 are free.

Rates Per Person


INCLUDED
Park fees (For non-residents)
All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
NOT INCLUDED
International flights (From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Directions

  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha
  • This operator can book your international flights
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO – Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK – Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
5-Days Complete Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour