3 Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari in Tanzania

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari are the crème de la crème of Tanzania safaris and in just 3 days, our clients can be able to catch a glimpse of these two spectacular tourist destinations. The 14750-square kilometer Serengeti is famous for sheltering the big five game in addition to hosting the wildebeest migration that also takes place in Masai Mara National Reserve of neighboring Kenya.

The 8292-square kilometer Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts of the World’s largest unbroken calderas and breathtaking sceneries, in addition to also being haven to the big five game and high concentration of Masai giraffes, spotted hyenas, lions, wildebeests, Grant’s zebras, gazelles, warthogs, Cape elands and so much more.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Scenic drive from Arusha Town/Airport to Serengeti National Park and evening game drive

Serengeti National Park, a popular destination for African safaris and magnificence is the first stop for this 3-day trip. After an amazing breakfast at the Hotel in Arusha Town, embark on the scenic drive to this 14750-square kilometer Protected Area, which is Tanzania’s largest safari destination rewarding visitors with unbeaten African wilderness experience as well as remarkable game viewing opportunities.

The journey lasts for about 5-6 hours with jaw-dropping views and en-route stops for photography but arrive in the park on time for lunch. Late afternoon game drive through its sweeping savannah plains offers many hours of mind-blowing game viewing as well as photo opportunities as herds of elephants, Cape buffaloes, prides of lions, elusive leopards, common warthogs, spotted hyenas, duikers, bushbucks, wildebeests, zebras, Topis and yellow baboons can also be spotted.

Day 2: Half day game drive in Serengeti National Park and transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Arise before the sun to catch up with more big cats and other elusive nocturnal life before they return to their hideouts. Views of cheetahs, jackals, lions, leopards, African wild dogs, aardvarks, serval cats, aardwolves, wildebeests, Rhinos, warthogs, Topis, Cape buffaloes, Masai giraffes, African bush elephants, Cape hares, common duikers, Dik-diks, Coke’s hartebeests, Yellow baboons, Klipspringers, Roan antelopes, Defassa waterbucks, Caracals, common genets, Topis. African golden wolves, bushbucks, Fringe-eared Oryx, Oribis and primates should be expected.

However, it is difficult to predict what animals to be sighted and therefore venture into the wilderness without specific expectations but be prepared for the surprised. After a well-deserved lunch, leave Serengeti National Park and relish the last game drive to the entrance of Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Known as another must-visit safari destination in Tanzania, Ngorongoro is where you will savor at more views of the wilderness. Continue with the game drive on arrival then continue for check-in at the reserved place of lodging.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area safari and departure

Wake up early for a proper game drive through Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this time leading to the Caldera brim where the animals usually frequent for water and green pasture.

Get to spot the elusive rhinos, common elands, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelles, warthogs, Masai giraffes, Zebras, impalas, Defassa waterbucks, spotted hyenas, African golden cats, Cape buffaloes, African bush elephants, Hippos, Oribis, lions, serval cats, Bogor reedbucks, blue monkeys, leopards, Topis and many others during the game drive in addition to bird spies especially pink flamingos, ostriches and secretary birds around Lake Magadi. Enjoy picnic breakfast and be transferred to Arusha Town/Airport where you board your exit flight and this will mark the end of your 3 Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari in Tanzania. 

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