4 Days Tanzania Safari Overview

This 4 Days Tanzania wildlife safari begins in Arusha. You will visit the Serengeti National Park which is best known for the annual wildebeest migration which has two (2) main tourist areas which include the Seronera that occupies the central part of the park and also has the headquarters of the park. Its open wide grasslands are home to a large diversity of wild animals and a number of wildlife documentaries have been short here. River Seronera is the life link of the Serengeti Park as several animals converge to drink at this river, as well as a very good place to see some of the large predators like cheetahs.  From here you will proceed to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater which is estimated to be haitat to over 3,000 wild animals. There are various activities you can participate in on this safari such as game drives and hot air balloon safaris. It ends in Arusha where you might have an optional city-tour.

Day 1: Arusha to Serengeti National Park

Day 2:  Explore Serengeti National Park

Day 3:  Serengeti Game-drive, transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 4:  Ngorongoro Crater Tour

4 Days Safari in Tanzania – Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:  Transfer from Arusha to Serengeti National Park

After an early breakfast at your hotel in Arusha town you will be met by our safari guide who will drive you to the renowned Serengeti National Park, driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After the seven (7) hours’ drive, you will finally arrive into the Serengeti and spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the Seronera area where you will see some of the animals living within this amazing National Park.

Later you will proceed to your accommodation where you will check in, freshen up, rest and afterwards have diner.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Alkanjoi Serengeti Camp, or Thorntree Camp.

Mid-range: Serengeti Tortilis Camp, or Acacia Serengeti Camp, or Serengeti Kenzan Camp

Luxury: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, or Kiota Camp Serengeti

Day 2:   Full day at Serengeti National Park. Balloon Safari (optional)

Today is dedicated to exploring the vast endless plains of the Serengeti Park. You will have breakfast very early in the morning and set out on an early game drive with well packed lunch boxes. During the game drives you will explore various circuits within the park among which is the River Sogore Circuit which circles through the endless plains all the way to the southern sector of the Seronera River. This river attracts a very large number of animals especially in the dry season which congregate to drink water. You will later proceed to the visitor’s center which has a gift shop where you can purchase some Souvenirs, obtain a lot of resourceful information about the park and even enjoy your lunch. The center has great views of wildlife.

Later on in the afternoon you will set out for another game drive to search for more animals within this park. Some of the animals you will see today include: lions, topi, Thompson’s gazelles, cheetahs, elands, giraffes, impalas, zebras and so many others.

In the evening you will return to your lodge for dinner and the overnight.

Optional Hot air Balloon Safari in Serengeti

Today you will have an opportunity to enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Safari (this is optional) in the morning during which you will glide over the endless plains as you enjoy an aerial view of the large number of animals right below you. At the end of it you will have a champagne breakfast.

Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Alkanjoi Serengeti Camp, or Thorntree Camp.

Mid-range: Serengeti Tortilis Camp, or Acacia Serengeti Camp, or Serengeti Kenzan Camp

Luxury: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, or Kiota Camp Serengeti

Day 3:  Final Game Drive in Serengeti, Transfer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Very early in the morning you will head out for a final game drive in the Serengeti to enjoy a last glimpse of the Serengeti wildlife. There will be an optional Hot-Air balloon safari. You will later return for a late breakfast at your accommodation, check-out and then set out to the Ngorongoro Crater Area.

Along the way, you will make a stopover at Olduvai Gorge an anthropological site where Dr. Louis Leakey and his wife – both anthropologist researchers, discovered human skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and Handyman’ which are very significant discoveries in the evolution of man.

When you arrive at your accommodation, you check-in, have lunch and later drive down the walls of the popular Ngorongoro Crater.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Rhino Lodge, or Ngorongoro Farmhouse

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Luxury: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, or Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Day 4:   Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, Depart to Arusha

Very early in the morning descend to the Ngorongoro Crater for game drives in the crater’s floor. The crater walls are 600 meters deep. Once on the crater floor, you will embark on a game drive to see the various animals living here as well as see the numerous features found within the crater. It is approximated that there are more than 3,000 wild animals living on the crater floor among which are: large zebra herds, warthogs, the mysterious leopards, wildebeests, huge African elephants, jackals, elands, hyenas, buffaloes, cheetahs, lions as well as hippos. You will also visit the large but shallow Lake Makat which is an alkaline lake that offers habitat to hippos and a large flock of flamingoes. Picnic lunch will be provided at one of picnic sites at the Ngorongoro Crater’s floor.

Later in the afternoon your guide will drive back to Arusha where the safari ends. Depending on the departure time we can transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

This will mark the end of our 4 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari in Serengeti NP and the Ngorongoro Crater.

The Safari includes:

Full board accommodation

All meals as indicated in the itinerary

Transport (4X4 Safari vehicle with fuel)

Full time English speaking driver / guide

Drinking water in the car

Park entrance fees to Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro

Safari excludes:

Airport transfers

Visas, passport fees and insurance

All activities listed as ‘optional’ in the itinerary

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Personal items

Tips or gratitude gifts to the guides

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