This is the 5 days Northern Tanzania Adventure tour  that  takes in Tanzania's most famous parks, Lake Manyara,  National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park. Opportunities for great wildlife sightings and spectacular scenery abound!

Start: Arusha
End: Arusha
5 days – 4 nights

Day 1:  Arusha

Arrival  in Tanzania, Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha Airport, meet and greet with Restoration’s  driver/guide. You will be driven to your accommodation in Ilboru Safari Lodge or Lake Duluti Serena Hotel:  Half board

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, start your journey to Lake Manyara National Park. This 600 KM sq. with the Great Rift Valley Escarpment.  Lake Manyara is famous for the tree-climbing lions found lazing on branches of acacia trees.  The park also features large concentrations of elephant and buffalo. Over 380 species of birds have been recorded included the immense Silvery Cheeked Hornbill, one of the largest breed, Crested Guinea Fowl, found deep in the forest. Many hippos reside in the water, as do thousands of flamingo and other water birds. Enjoy the game drives, picnic lunch overlooking the lake, leave park, drive to your accommodation in Karatu,  Tloma Mountain Lodge or  Ngorongoro Farm House:  Full board

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park, continuing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There will be a stop along the way at Olduvai Gorge, which has been christened the "Cradle of Mankind," and also offers stunning scenery. However, your destination is the Serengeti National Park. With two nights of accommodation here, you will have plenty of time to explore the endless plains of the Serengeti. The Serengeti is renowned as the Greatest Show on Earth, and your time here will be spent exploring this magnificent park.  It seems endless and you will be impressed by the constantly changing landscape. From plains to hills to the giant outcrop of granite, called Kopjes, this park is considered to many as the most bountiful game reserve in the world. Picnic lunch. Game drive on your way to Central Serengeti to your accommodation in Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp or Kubu Kubu Tented Camp, arrive for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 4:  Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park, breakfast in the bush, picnic lunch, more game drives on your way back through Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dinner and overnight on Ngorongoro crater in Rhino Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge: Full board

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, descend into the Crater for a day game drive. The largest Caldera in the world (imploded volcano with an intact rim) The rim at 7,200' overlooks the Crater floor below that supports more than 20,000 mammals year-round – from Black Rhino to herds of Buffalo and many Big Cats. Also you can see varieties of birds-kori bustard, secretary bird and African White-backed vulture.  In the afternoon ascend, drive to Arusha Airport/ Kilimanjaro International Airport

Budget Camping

Accompanied by cooks

  • Green Mountain Hotel
  • Camping Karatu
  • Camping Serengeti
  • Camping Ngorongoro

Northern Tanzania Adventure Tour

Midrange Lodge &Tented Camp

  • Ilboru Safari Lodge
  • Tloma Mountain Lodge
  • Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp
  • Rhino Lodge

Northern Tanzania Adventure Tour

Luxury & Tented Camp

  • Lake Duluti Serena Hotel
  • Ngorongoro Farm House
  • Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge