6 Days Tarangire, Serengeti, & Ngorongoro Tour

This 6 Days Tarangire Serengeti & Ngorongoro Tour is a trip that allows you to explore Tanzania to the maximum. The safari is the best fit for travelers intending to experience wildlife within the vast expanses of Serengeti National Park. The highlight of this trip is the great wildebeest migration tour in Serengeti. Other destinations to be visited include; Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Some of the major activities to do during this safari tour include; wildlife and safari game drives, community tours, and nature walks. You will get up close with multiple wildlife species including leopards, elephants, antelopes, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, buffaloes, and many more. Below is a detailed Itinerary for this 6 Days Tarangire Serengeti & Ngorongoro Tour.

Safari Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park and afternoon game drive
  • Day 2: Transfer to Central Serengeti and afternoon game drive
  • Day 3: Full-day game drive in the Central Serengeti National Park
  • Day 4: Morning game drive and Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Day 5: Game drive and transfer to Tarangire National Park
  • Day 6: Game drive in Tarangire National Park and transfer to Arusha – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park and afternoon game drive  

After breakfast at a hotel in Arusha, you will meet our company guide driver. He or she will brief you about this spectacular 6 Days Tarangire Serengeti & Ngorongoro Tour. You will start the journey to Lake Manyara National Park. The park is famous for being home to the rare flamingo birds. Lunch will be along the way. Upon arrival at the park, register and take on an afternoon game drive. The game drive will introduce you to magical wildlife species including the tree-climbing lions. You will also meet elephants, buffaloes, and many bird species. In the evening, you will check into your lodge or tented camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Central Serengeti and afternoon game drive

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your lodge. Check out of the lodge and embark on a morning game drive. This game drive will allow you to spot whatever you could have missed the previous day. The pink-painted Lake Manyara is a birder’s haven. Continue via the Karatu region and cross to Central Serengeti. Lunch will be along the way. It will not take long to spot animals as soon as you enter the vast expanses of Serengeti National Park. An afternoon game drive in the central parts of Serengeti National Park will introduce you to the great wildebeest migration. Remember this is just the beginning of wonders on your Tanzania safari. In the evening, check in to your lodge or tented camp for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Full-day game drive in the Central Serengeti National Park

If you are passionate about the early risers of the park, you will have to wake up as early as 6:00 am for a morning game drive. For bed lovers, you may start your game drive as late as 9:00 am. Either way, Serengeti National Park is a real hidden treasure on an African safari. The central portion of the Serengeti – known as the Seronera area is one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park. It features the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. During the off-season of the migration, one must look out for the many lion pride that thrive in this region. The interactions and survival of these lion prides provide an excellent game-viewing experience all year round.

You will explore the park with a bush lunch organized by your lodge (the best for couples and honeymooners). During this game drive, you will meet animals like lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, wildebeests, and many more. The vast expanses of lush green and savannah vegetation are nice for photography. Make sure your camera or phone is fully charged to capture such moments. In the evening, return to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: Morning game drive and Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

On the 4th day of your 6 Days Tarangire Serengeti & Ngorongoro Tour, you will start with a leisurely breakfast at your lodge. Check out and embark on the drive through Serengeti National Park. See what you could have missed the previous day. Proceed with a picnic towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area is a great safari destination in Tanzania providing habitat for approximately 30,000 animals. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic crater surrounded by a ring of extinct volcanoes. The park is home to many lions, leopards, and zebras. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Game drive and transfer to Tarangire National Park

Start your day with a delicious breakfast and take on a game drive in the magical Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area is a realm treasure worth everyone’s attention on their Tanzania safari. You can expect to see lions, elephants, Zebras, Hippos, Flamingos, Jackals, Rhinos Antelopes, and many birds. The birds seen here include eagles, vultures, and flamingos in the Crater Lake, storks, bats, giant vultures, sacred ibis, Kori bustard, blacksmith plover, long-necked heron, and the cattle eagle. Visit the Olduvai Gorge Museum and see where the first remains of early man were discovered. Lunch will be in the bush near a hippo pool for a tranquil safari experience. Proceed to Tarangire National Park – the home of elephants. Upon arrival, check into your booked lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6: Game drive in Tarangire National Park and transfer to Arusha – Departure

The day will start as usual with a leisurely breakfast. Check out of the lodge and take on a half-day game drive in the Tarangire National Park. The park is home to many elephants. The game drive will introduce you to lions, leopards, giraffes, and many more wildlife species. Enjoy sweet melodies at any of the accommodation facilities as you have a lip-smirking lunch. Later on, you will embark on the drive to Arusha for departure. The team will drop you at a hotel of your choice in Arusha. Bid farewell as you think about the many memories created on this safari. This will mark the end of your spectacular 6 Days Tarangire Serengeti & Ngorongoro Tour.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and lunch

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