5 Days Serengeti National Park tour (Ndutu and Seronera safari)
5 Days Serengeti National Park tour is a wildlife viewing adventure across the grassy plains of Ndutu area and the vast savannah plains of Serengeti national park where you will engage in morning and afternoon game drives.
During your safari, you will get an experience with the wildebeests in the calving season when over 8000 calves are born in the Ndutu area. You will also get a predator action as you watch lions, cheetahs, hyenas and leopards prey on the unknowing wildebeests.
In Ngorongoro crater, you will enjoy beautiful views around your surroundings as you descend 600 meters into the crater to look out for wildlife species like the big 5 such as lions, leopards, buffalos, elephants and rhinos.
Serengeti national park is the oldest national park in Tanzania with over 4000 lions and is also known for the wildebeest migration which involves movement of about 2 million wildebeests across the savannah of Serengeti national park annually.
The 5 days Ndutu and Seronera safari will start in Arusha where your guide will pick you up from the airport and on the last day of your safari, you will be dropped off in Arusha.
Safari highlights of the 5 Days Serengeti National Park tour (Ndutu and Seronera safari)
- Day 1; Pick up and drive to Ngorongoro crater
- Day 2; Drive to Ndutu
- Day 3; Drive to Serengeti national park
- Day 4; Full day in Serengeti national park
- Day 5; Drive to Arusha
Day 1; pick up and drive to Ngorongoro crater
Your guide will pick you up from Kilimanjaro international airport and welcome you for your safari. You will also have a short briefing of the safari before proceeding to the Ngorongoro conservation area. At this destination, you will visit the world’s largest inactive caldera which is the Ngorongoro crater. During a game drive around the Ngorongoro crater, you will see numerous wildlife species such as wildebeests, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, zebras, antelopes, elephants, antelopes, gazelles, impalas among others.
Ngorongoro crater is also home to a variety of bird species such as flamingos which can be seen along the shores of Lake Magadi in the crater. After this experience at the Ngorongoro crater during your 5 days Ndutu and Seronera safari, your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2; drive to Ndutu
After breakfast at your lodge, you will check out and drive north wards to the Ndutu area for more wildlife viewing experiences. During the calving season which takes place in this area, you can enjoy seeing over 2 million wildebeests spread across the grassy plains. There are also over 8000 calves which are born on a daily in the Ndutu area around January, February and early March.
You will have lunch at your lodge in the Ndutu area before another game viewing experience. You will spot wildlife species like lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, elephants, giraffes, zebras among others. You will have dinner and spend the night at your lodge after the game drive.
Day 3; drive to Serengeti national park
On the 3rd day of your 5 days Ndutu and Seronera safari, you will have breakfast ahead of your safari to the Seronera area which is in the central part of Serengeti national park. during your safari in this part of the national park, you will see different wildlife species such as the big 5 which includes elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos.
After checking in at your lodge in Serengeti national park, you will prepare to have your lunch. You will engage in an evening game drive to explore the Seronera area and its different attractions as you look out for different wildlife species. After your evening game drive, you will have dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 4; full day in Serengeti national park
Breakfast will be served at your lodge as you prepare to have a full day of exploring Serengeti national park. You will engage in a morning game drive as you drive around the savannah plains of the national park in search of the wildlife species grazing and roaming in Serengeti national park such as wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, lions, leopards, buffalos, hippos, giraffes, impalas, cheetahs, elephants, gazelles, waterbucks, and many others. You will enjoy your packed lunches after your morning game drives.
You will also engage in an afternoon game drive and see different wildlife species and also drive around the kopjes which are rock outcrops in Serengeti national park and they include Simba kopjes where you will enjoy seeing lions. After your afternoon game drive, your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and to spend the night.
Day 5; drive to Arusha
After breakfast at your lodge in Serengeti national park on the last day of your 5 days Ndutu and Seronera safari, you will have an en route game drive in Serengeti national park on your way back to Arusha where your guide will drop you off at the airport or at your hotel in Arusha and this will bring your 5 days safari in Tanzania to an end.
The safari and tour prices below include
- All day game drives as per sample itinerary
- Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
- Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
- Private 4-wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
- Professional safari and tour guide/driver
- All national park fees
- All meals on the safari
- All game viewing activities specified
- Price quoted per person sharing
The safari and tour prices below exclude
- Drinks and mineral water
- Items of personal nature
- International and local airfares
- Airport taxes Any airport transfers & hotel accommodation before/after the safari
- Entry visas
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities