5 Days Nairobi, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Safari

From / To Nairobi (or drop off Arusha)

A 5 days, 4 nights tour of Lake Manyara,  Serengeti , Ngorongoro crater .

A cross border safari departing from Nairobi Kenya and exploring the best of Tanzania national parks

Safari drives via the border town of Namanga where you complete immigration formalities and change to your  4 x 4 jeep transport.

Tour ccommodation is provided in optional economy, standard or luxury safari lodges & tented camps.

We request you to select your choice from provided options depending on your safari budget / adventure style.


  1.  Mt. Kilimanjaro views,Masai plains  and towns of Kenya & Tanzania during drive
  2. Lake Manyara national park
  3. Tree climbing lions and  flamingoes of Lake Manyara
  4. Serengeti national park unlimited plains with hundreds of wildlife species
  5. Ngorongoro crater- close range of game viewing of one of the world’s largest calderas
  6. Cross-section of the local people and living styles.
  7. The “Olduvai Gorge” and the remains of pre-historic man.



Safari itinerary. 

Day 1: NAIROBI- ARUSHA - LAKE  MANYARA (360 kms, Appx. 6 hrs with stops)

0700am:Depart Nairobi and proceed on to  cross the  border and drive into Tanzania.

There shall be a stop for custom formalities at the Namanga border town.

The scenic drive is via Masai country,distinct climatic zones and social regions.

Lunch shall be at the  Arusha town of Tanzania.

Proceed to the Lake Manyara for game viewing in search of the famous tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos.

The Lake Manyara is scenic

Overnight at Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI (215 kms, Appx. 4 hrs)

Early wonderful sunrise views as you enjoy breakfast at your Lake  Manyara accommodation

Later depart for Serengeti via the Olduvai Gorge

Here,we visit various sites of the Gorge to see where the remains of pre-historic man were discovered

This is as we proceed to the vastness of the Serengeti plains with an afternoon of game viewing drives

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day shall be spent at the Serengeti on game viewing drives

The Serengeti game reserve is overwhelmingly large- the variety and concentration of game is awesome

Its regions are climatically varied

This we experience as we traverse the plains in search of the ‘BIG 5’

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: SERENGETI  NGORONGORO: (160km -3hrs)

Depart Serengeti with picnic lunches and game viewing drives en-route

Descend (600M) into the floor of the Ngorongoro crater

It shall be almost a full day of awesome game viewing drives with picnic lunch break at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site

Game volume and concentration is left to your imagination

Later ascend to the crater rim for magnificent sunset views

Overnight at your Ngorongoro crater lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: SERENGETI - ARUSHA - NAIROBI (460 kms, Appx. 6 hrs with a lunch stop )

After breakfast –depart for Arusha

Proceed to Nairobi via the Namanga border town

Arrive Nairobi in the early evening

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel or Airport

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Please select safari accommodation in economy,standard or luxury lodge option depending on  safari budget / style

Lake Manyara National park:

Luxury accommodation : Manyara Serena lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge  Escarpment Luxury Lodge

Standard accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge , Kirurumu Tented Lodge

Economy  Accommodation : Twiga Camp , Nsya Lodge / Camp

Ngorongoro crater:

Luxury accommodation : Ngorongoro serena lodge  Oldeani Mountain Lodge,  Kitela Lodge 

Standard   accommodation  :   Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge , Ngorongoro farm house

Economy accommodation  :  Country Lodge  ,   Bougainvillea Safari lodge

Serengeti Game Reserve

Luxury accommodation : Serengeti serena lodge,  Mbuzi Mawe Camp  Ole Serai Tented Camp , Kubukubu Lodge   

Standard accommodatioon :  Serengeti Sopa Lodge , Mbalageti Camp

Economy  accommodation :  Serengeti Katikati camp  ,  Ikoma camp