Big Five Discovery

Big Five Discovery: 3 days, 2 nights
Locations:Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park,
Highlights:Big five search, Great Rift Valley, “8th natural wonder”,
Best times:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

         Best time                   Good time                   Mixed


Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Moshi / Arusha ➜ Lake Manyara National Park ➜ Karatu / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA)
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater ➜ Tarangire
Day 3: Tarangire National Park ➜ Moshi / Arusha


Detailed itinerary:



Your safari driver-guide will take you in your 4×4 Land Cruiser, open-roof vehicle from Moshi or Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park (LMNP), situated at the bottom of the western wall of the spectacular Great Rift Valley. Enjoy your game for the rest of the day. Later proceed to Karatu or Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) for your dinner and overnight stay.
Driving times: Moshi / Arusha – LMNP: 3-4 hours
                            LMNP – Karatu / NCA: 1-1.5 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Olea Africana Lodge ($$) | Bougainvillea Safari Lodge ($$) | Karatu Simba Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)


After early breakfast, descend down into Ngorongoro Crater, what’ s commonly referred to as the “8th Natural Wonder” of the world. Spend your day in search of the ‘ Big Five’ in the world’ s largest caldera. Later proceed to Tarangire for dinner and overnight.
Driving times: NCA – TNP: 1.5-2 hours
Optional activity: night game drive (subject to terms and availability)
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Zion Campsite ($) | Tarangire Simba Lodge ($$) | Tarangire Safari Lodge ($$$) | Tarangire Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Eco Science Luxury Lodge ($$$$) | Tarangire River Camp ($$$$$)


After breakfast, proceed for a game drive in Tarangire National Park (TNP) famous for its herds of elephants and Bao-bab trees. Your final chance to spot the ‘ Big Five’ before heading back to Moshi or Arusha in the late afternoon. End of our services | Kilimanjaro tour | Zanzibar extension | airport.
Driving times: TNP – Moshi / Arusha: 3-4 hours
Optional activity: walking safari (subject to terms and availability)
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box