6 Days Self Drive Safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
Embark on a thrilling 6-day self-drive safari as you journey through the captivating landscapes of Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Lake Manyara in northern Tanzania. Begin your adventure in the vibrant town of Arusha, where you will collect your vehicle and venture into the untamed African wilderness.
Your 6-day self-drive safari begins with an enthralling drive through Tarangire National Park, home to a majestic elephant population and a remarkable array of wildlife. Experience unparalleled game viewing along the scenic banks of the Tarangire River, where you’ll spot an abundance of animals. Follow this route to immerse yourself in an extraordinary game viewing experience. From Tarangire, continue your awe-inspiring self-drive safari to the vast plains of Serengeti, passing through the magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Prepare to be amazed as you witness the remarkable diversity of wildlife that roams these endless plains, including the renowned wildebeest migration. Don’t forget to navigate these sweeping plains with your map in hand, as the vastness of this breathtaking landscape can make it easy to lose your way.
Continue your self-drive safari to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, celebrated as one of the world’s eight natural wonders. With caution, descend from the crater rim to the floor, where a day of exploration awaits amidst an assortment of remarkable wildlife, including the legendary BIG FIVE – elephants, lions, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos. Finally, visit Lake Manyara Park, nestled on the floor of the magnificent Rift Valley, before concluding your journey in Arusha. The memories of this extraordinary safari will undoubtedly linger with you for a lifetime.
6-Days Self drive Safari in Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Lake Manyara
Day1: Self drive in Tarangire Park
Day 2: Self drive in Lake Manyara
Day 3 -4: Self drive in Serengeti Park
Day 4: Self drive to Ngorongoro CA
Day 5: Self drive in Ngorongoro Crater – Back to Arusha
Cost: US $ 1200 for the vehicle
Inclusive: Compressive Insuarance, Spare tyres, Tool kit.
Exclusive: Fuel, park fees, camping fees/accommodation, Air port transfers
Self Drive Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire
Embark on an incredible Tanzania self-drive safari, starting with a thrilling drive to Tarangire National Park, a journey of approximately two hours. Explore the park’s vast landscapes and encounter the largest herds of elephants and buffaloes. Marvel at the majestic baobab trees that provide shade to the elephants during the summer months. Don’t miss the opportunity to observe wildlife grazing along the bank of the Tarangire River during the dry season. Enjoy a delightful dinner and spend the night at a comfortable hotel or camp.
Day 2: Lake Manyara
After a refreshing breakfast, continue your self-drive safari to Lake Manyara National Park. This small yet diverse park boasts excellent terrain, making it an ideal destination for self-drive adventures. Prepare to witness a variety of wildlife, including herbivores, predators, and countless bird species. Rest for the night at a cozy camp or hotel.
Days 3 – 4: Serengeti National Park
Continue with an unforgettable self-drive journey to Serengeti National Park, the renowned wildlife sanctuary of the continent. Traverse the breathtaking landscapes of Ngorongoro and the Serengeti Plains, where you’ll encounter a diverse array of animal species. Depending on the season, you may even witness the awe-inspiring Great Wildebeest Migration, a spectacle that showcases the predator-prey dynamics of nature. Conclude your thrilling days with a satisfying dinner and overnight stay at lodges or camps.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Begine the day with a hearty breakfast, followed by a self-drive expedition in Serengeti enroute to Ngorongoro Crater highlands, passing through the iconic Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of early mankind. Arrive at the Ngorongoro area in the afternoon and enjoy a leisurely time at your hotel. Indulge in a delightful dinner before settling in for a restful overnight stay.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater tour – Arusha
Finally, on Day 6, you have the option to drive back to Arusha or embark on morning game drives in the crater before returning to Arusha in the afternoon. This marks the end of your extraordinary self-drive safari adventure.
Vehicle Rental Fee: US $ 1240
Vehicle Rental Fee for 6 days
Self-drive Safari Cost Excludes: