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Short Serengeti Safari Package

This is a short Tanzania camping safari named Serengeti safari package as the main highlight and it combined the world nature wonder “Ngorongoro Crater”. This 5 Days short Serengeti safari package gives you a chance of spoting the Great Wildebeest Migration & the big five within a short time on safari. Please see more short Tanzania safari packages

Short Serengeti safari & Ngorongoro Crater highlights

Experience the greatest animals assembly on earth “The Great Serengeti Wildebeest Migration

Enjoy beautifully landscape of Ngorongoro & the endless plains of Serengeti

Spot the big cats & the big 5 in short time

Mingle with local people (Masai at Ngorongoro highlands)

Experience birds of East Africa & other wildlife.

Short Serengeti Safari Package TanzaniaDay 0

Arrival Day Distance: 30/50km

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our safari manager and drive to Planet lodge in Arusha. At the lodge you will go through your safari program then you will check in & spend the rest of the day enjoying the beautiful environment of the lodge.

Overnight at Planet Lodge in Arusha. Breakfast included.

Short Serengeti Safari Package Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater

Distance: 175 km

Non game viewing time 2 to 4 hrs

After breakfast at Planet lodge your safari  driver guide and a private chef will pick you up & depart for Ngorongoro Crater. The driving is along masai steppe & across the Great East African Rift Valley to Ngorongoro gate. After registration drive up the Crater view point for a breathtaking views of Crater floor from the rim. Drop the chef at Simba Public Campsite & descend over 600 meters into the Crater floor for wonderful game viewing.

Ngorongoro Crater referred by many as 8th nature wonder of the world has an amazing landscape. Supported by yearly around water supply and fodder  the crater supports variety of animals including herds elephant, zebra, buffalo, wildebeest, eland, Warthog, Hippos & countless bird species.

The picturesque crater is home to a good number of predators including like lion, the ever mysterious leopard, cheetahs hyena, and jackals. Late afternoon drive out & to Simba Public Campsite for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at  Simba Public Campsite at the Crater rim. All meals included

Day 2: Ngorongoro – Serengeti National Park

Distance: 95 km

Non game viewing time 2 to 3 hours

You will leave for Serengeti after breakfast at you campsite the driving is via Malanja depression & down to the heart of “ The wild Africa” Serengeti National Park with its endless rolling plains. You will have your packed lunch at Naabi Hill Gate or at the kopjes (rocky outocropping) before staring your en-route game viewing toward central Serengeti area called Soronera in searchi of The Great Wildebeest Migration, big cats & the big 5. Arrive at Seronera Public Campsite at late afternoon for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at  Seronera Public Campsite. All meals included.

Day 3 & 4: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti

Spend 2 full days of game drives in the vast serengeti plains. On these day as early as 06:30 hour with packed breakfast box & lunch box we take you for an early morning game drive at the vast Serengeti plain. Early morning game drive allow you to spot cat family on the road as they try to avoid morning mist. You may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a group of lioness organizing a morning ambush.

Then break for breakfast in the bush & after breakfast drive to where the Great Wildebeest herds are packed & spend much time with them anticipating to see animal actions like fighting, hunting, eating even killing. You may expect to sport herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, topi, hippos, warthog, African elephant & many more. Predators like lion, leopard, hyenas, Jackals & many bird species can also be seen.

Late afternoon before or during sunset return back to your campsite for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at  Seronera Public Campsite. All meals included.

Day 5: Serengeti – Via Ngorongoro – Arusha

Distance: 350 km

Non game viewing time 5 to 6 hours

On this day of your Serengeti safari package, you will start with early morning game drive with packed breakfast box & retun back to your campsite for early hot lunch before depart for Arusha with enroute game drive & via Ngorongoro conservation area. If interested you can visit one of masai village at Ngorongoro highlands.

Reach Arusha at late afternoon for overnight (own Account) or drop off at Kilimanjaro international airport JRO to catch a later flight.

Our short Serengeti safari package can easily altered to be long & can include Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Lake Eyasi or Natron or more days in Serengeti park, just give us your preference.

Prices for 5 Days Short Serengeti Safari & Ngorongoro Crater package is upon request

Package includes:-

All transfers

1 Night accommodation at Planet Lodge in Arusha town on B/B

Transport in modified 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic hatched roof Window
seats are guaranteed.

Service of profession local English speaking safari driver guide & a private chef.

All meals during safari Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1.5 liters of mineral per person per day during game drives

Tents, mattresses, pillow, chairs & table, please bring your own sleeping bags

4 Overnight stay in Good Canvas tents.

All park fees with VAT

All camping fees

All Tanzania government taxes.

Package excludes:-

All flight tickets

Accommodation in Arusha on the last day

Visa fee $100 for Americans & Irish, $50 for others

Sleeping bags but can be rented in reasonable price upon arrival

Beverage & soft drinks

Gratitude for safari driver & cook

All items of a person nature

Insuarance if applicable etc.

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