Wonders of Tanzania
Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
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Safari Brief

Day 1: Arusha - Serengeti National Park

Your personal safari specialist/driver who will brief you on the journey ahead will meet you at Arusha at 7am. Equipped with a wealth of knowledge, our experts will be able to answer any questions you have and provide you with all the information necessary for an unforgettable safari experience.  

You will depart for the South Serengeti ecosystem belonging jointly to the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The drive itself, although long, is spectacular. You will drive through the crater highlands, making a quick stop at the rim for an out-of-this-world view of the Ngorongoro Crater. One of the most scenic drives in Tanzania, you can see Maasai warriors grazing cattle and, depending on the time of year you may witness what makes up the largest mass migration of animals on earth. Huge herds of wildebeest, gazelle and zebra moving clockwise to find better grazing areas. 

You will enjoy a game drive en-route to your reserved accommodation.  

Overnight at your chosen camp/lodge in Serengeti 

Day 2: Full Day in Serengeti National Park 

The endless plains of the Serengeti…

Today’s tour departs around 6am in search of nocturnal predators returning from their night’s hunting or animals waking up in the early dawn. Breakfast boxes will be prepared and you will take a brief stop for a bush breakfast to enjoy the sun rise. Next, your drive will continue to Grumeti River searching for the migration, look for prides of lions, cheetahs and leopards, all in abundance in the Serengeti. You will learn the history of the park as we pass by the information centre in the Seronera area, before returning to your lodge for a relaxed lunch and cold drinks.

Later in the afternoon, when the sun is less intense, you have the option to go on an early evening game drive or a nature walk around the camp with the resident tribesmen, who will be happy to share their knowledge of the regions’ plants and animals with you.  

 Overnight at your chosen camp/lodge in Serengeti


Day 3: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

 After an early breakfast, you will begin your journey to the stunning Ngorongoro. Upon arrival you will be descending into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, formed when a volcano exploded andcollapsed in on itself 2-3 million years ago. You will enjoy your first game drive around the crater floor, stopping for a picnic lunch at one of the many scenic lunch spots. With its 2,000-foot-high walls, very few animals migrate inand out of the crater making it an area with one of the highest concentrations of wild animals in the world.

You’ll be searching for lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, and many rare birds you might even getto see the ‘Big Five’ all in one day! After lunch, depart to Arusha where we will drop you off at your chosen accommodations or where you will connect onto your flight to your next destination.

Duration of Safari:

3 Days/2 Nights

Parks Included:

Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater

Including Services

  • Pick up and drop off in Arusha City
  • 03 days private safari package
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with a photographic roof hatch
  • Services of a professional English-speaking safari guide
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • All accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2ltr bottle of mineral water per person, per day during game drive

Excluding Services

  • International flights
  • All items of personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guides
  • Personal/holiday travel insurance – we strongly recommended to take out holiday insurance before you leave your country of residence.
  • Visa fee (50 US$ / 100 US$ for Americans & Irish passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges
  • Laundry

*Check under each hotel information above for meal plan

Why choose Safari by Z

A Tanzanian Company

All of our ground handlers are from Tanzania. We embrace the true spirit of African hospitality, welcoming guests from all over the world and forging lifelong bonds that will stay with you long after you leave us.

Experience Level of our Safari Guides:

It’s crucial your guide knows the best place to spot games and find the great migration while on safari. All Safari by Z drivers has at least 5 years of experience, with each driver having their understanding of the parks continually tested to ensure their knowledge is unparalleled.

Boutique comfortable Land Rover Vehicles:

Our spacious vehicles have been thoughtfully designed to make your game drive more relaxing, comfortable therefore enjoyable.

Back up and Support:

Choosing a company that can provide full backup and support if anything goes wrong is crucial when selecting your safari. It’s also important to ensure you receive a smooth transition journey onto Zanzibar and beyond. Safari by Z ground staff is on hand to ensure you receive a seamless safari experience. With offices in London, Arusha, and Zanzibar - our team is available around the clock to answer any questions or concerns.

Accommodation Quality:

The quality of accommodation can vary during a safari. Many outfitters only promote their own camps and lodges. At Safari By Z, we do not own or have any involvement with the camps and lodges we work with, our sole aim is to find you the best possible accommodation for your trip.

We are a transparent and flexible company:

We are the only tour operator that discloses the costs of each item you will be charged for on your safari. This gives our guests the freedom and flexibility to mix and match accommodation according to their budget and interests.

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Corridor Springs Hotel,
Engira Road, Arusha,

T: +255 27 254 5687


10 Draycot Road
E11 2NU

T: +44 7943 656 499


The Z Hotel
Nungwi Beach
PO Box 4807

T: +255 786 233 322

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