Come and experience a truly magnificent region of the World. Kubwa Five Safaris welcomes you for this is 6 days Big Five African Safari, the safari departs from the town of Arusha in Northern Tanzania and heads out on a journey to experience the highlights of Tanzania.
Our first stop will be Lake Manyara National Park, followed by the famous Serengeti National Park, then the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater and lastly Tarangire national park. Each destination has something unique to offer from wide open plains with untamed wildlife to Africa’s Big 5 and stunning vistas. An affordable and fun journey through a truly magnificent region of the world!
4×4 safari Land Cruiser/minivan (up to eight passengers) with pop-up tops and seven window seats for game viewing. Groups of twelve or more people who would like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25 to 28 seat coasters that have about 16 window seats. The safari vehicles are well maintained to provide the maximum level of comfort and safety.
Drivers and guides
Kubwa Five Safaris recognizes this for a fact! The success of your safari will largely depend on your driver/guide. It is because of this that Kubwa Five Safaris has a great team of carefully selected and well-trained drivers/guides.
Kubwa Five Safaris is a specialist in personalized, tailor-made travel and your holiday will be custom-designed to suit your requirements. They are all individuals, so why be tied to a set group tour or a set itinerary? Kubwa Five Safaris’ experienced staff can help you design your own individualized holiday. Explore at your own pace, choose your own style of accommodation, and include your own choice of sightseeing and activities.
This safari will take place at Archaeological marvel of Olduvai Gorge, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, and Tarangire National Park.
The following meals are included:
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
Airport transfer included: Kilimanjaro International Airport
How to get there
Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Transfer from and to the airport is included. Kubwa Five Safaris will pick you up from the airport.
Starting from: USD $4,950 (Budget Accommodation) | USD $5450 (Mid-range Accommodation) | USD $6050 (Luxury Accommodation) per person based on two travelers sharing.
Cost per person:
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Single Supplement: USD 500
Single Room Supplement: Most of the hotels have double rooms (A room with one big bed for 2 people or a room with 2 single beds occupied by 2 people) this means the 3rd person will be left without a room to stay and the alternative would be to occupy the single room (a room with one bed ). SRS apply for non-even (3, 5, 7, 9,11…) travelers. Therefore the SRS fee is being paid by the person occupying a room alone.
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
It is located 125 km from Arusha, 15 km from Mto Wa Mbu Village, 4 km from Lake Manyara Airport, 11.5 km from Lake Manyara National Park. Nestled on the rim of the Great African Rift Valley with stunning views over Lake Manyara, Mount Meru and on a clear day, Mount Kilimanjaro. The lodge is set on pristine lush green gardens and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds.
Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
A mobile tented camp located in Central Serengeti, strategically located to cover the vast Serengeti Plains. The camp offers comfortable accommodation and a unique opportunity to enjoy a real safari camp experience.
The camp is only a two-hour scenic drive from Olduvai Gorge Museum and Grumeti River. A cosy mess tent islocated in the center of the camp where meals are served. The campfire is ready every evening for appetizers and snacks before dinner.
Oldeani Safari Lodge
A 5-star colonial lodge situated on a picturesque hill with spectacular views onto Oldeani Mountain and the Ngorongoro Crater Rim. The lodge is elevated with 360-degree views that extend all the way to Lake Eyasi and Lake Manyara.
The property is set on 40 acres of pristine lush green gardens and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds. The lodge is accessed over a pond and one’s first impression is the grand central hallway with wooden trusses looking out over the fireplace, infinity pool and out onto the Mount Oldeani, which is part of the caldera of the world famous Ngorongoro crater, only 12Kms away.
Tarangire Safari Lodge is a substantial lodge situated 10km inside the main gate of Tarangire National Park, close to the park’s main airstrip, Kuro Airstrip. It was originally built in 1970 and so it’s one of the oldest lodges in the park.
The ‘rooms’ at Tarangire Safari Lodge consist of 35 tents and five bungalows, divided into two wings of 13 tents on the right of the main area, and five bungalows and the rest of the tents on the left. Each of the tents is suspended under thatch and is fairly simple.
The beds can be either doubles or twins, and you’ll find a writing desk, space to store luggage and a couple of bedside tables. The bathroom is at the back of the tent, behind a zipped canvas partition. Here there is a single sink, a hot and cold shower and a flushing toilet, these last separated by a curtain for privacy.
On your arrival, Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper will welcome you to Tanzania at airport, you will be transferred to nearby Arusha, then board your 4×4 vehicle for the drive to Lake Manyara, enjoying breath-taking views of Tanzania enroute. You will arrive at the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge just in time for lunch. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, home to hippos, elephants, flamingos, plains game, and the famous tree-climbing lions that reside here. The landscape is a mixture of dense forest, small open plains, and lush waterside grasses, a feast for herbivores such as buffalo. Overnight and all meals are included at Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge.
The morning begins with the long scenic drive north to the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, arriving at the lovely Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp in the central Serengeti in time for lunch.
This well-located mobile camp in the central Serengeti has just 10 comfortable tents with en-suite facilities and offers an authentic safari experience. In the afternoon, board your safari vehicle for a game drive exploring the open plains in the search of abundant wildlife. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight and all meals are included at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Morning and afternoon game drives in the Serengeti, seeking out the big cats, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, and many others that inhabit the vast open plains of this huge park which borders the Masai Mara in its northeast corner. The sheer scale and seemingly endless horizon in this part of Africa are simply spellbinding.
There is also the opportunity to take an optional balloon safari over the plains. Overnight and all meals are included at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.
After breakfast, you will depart for Ngorongoro, viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains, with the option to visit the archaeological marvel of Olduvai Gorge, the discovery site of some of the earliest ever humanoid remains. You will have lunch en-route. You will continue for an afternoon game viewing in the Ngorongoro Crater, one of nature’s true wonders. Its collapsed volcanic crater is 12 miles in diameter and 2,000 feet deep.
The lake attracts a huge range of wildlife, and your afternoon crater game viewing will seek to uncover them amongst the floor’s forests, grasses, and plains. Dinner and overnight are spent at the Oldeani Mountain Lodge, located on a hillside above the quiet town of Karatu, with beautiful rooms and far reaching views. All meals are included.
In the morning, you will have an option to go back to the Ngorongoro for a half-day game drive before heading to The Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park is one of the most famous parks in Africa for elephant population. It has a remarkable number of elephants per square meter than any other park in Africa. Here you will have a half-day afternoon game drive before going back to the Tarangire Safari Lodge for an overnight. All meals are included.
You will have a half-day game drive in Tarangire before going back to Arusha. This is expected to be last day of your safari and if you have a flight to your next destination, Kubwa Five Safaris will gladly transfer you to the airport at no additional costs. If you also wish to spend this day in Arusha, they can arrange that too. Breakfast and lunch are included.