5 Days Lodge Safari Lake Manyara

5 Days


This tour allows you to experience the highlights of the Northern Safari Circuit. On this 5-days of the Big Five Tour you will visit the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park and the Serengeti National Park. The seasonally sight of thousands of wildebeests and zebras crossing the grassland savannah is something to behold and is surely one of Africa’s natural wonders. Furthermore you will be awarded with beautiful landscapes, an animal-filled crater and thousands of flamingos.


  • Northern Safari Circuit Adventure: Embark on a 5-day lodge safari exploring Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Park, home to the iconic Big Five.
  • Wildlife Spectacle: Witness the awe-inspiring sight of thousands of wildebeests and zebras crossing the savannah, a natural wonder that unfolds in the Serengeti during this unforgettable safari.
  • Ngorongoro Crater Marvels: Descend into the world's largest volcanic caldera, the Ngorongoro Crater, discovering its breathtaking landscapes and encountering diverse wildlife, including the elusive Big Five.
  • Serengeti Safari Bliss: Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of Africa in Serengeti National Park, where lions, leopards, elephants, and an array of wildlife roam freely against the backdrop of stunning scenery.
  • Lake Manyara Finale: Conclude your adventure with a visit to Lake Manyara National Park, a paradise for primates and aquatic birds, offering breathtaking views and a diverse range of habitats, before bidding farewell to Tanzania with lasting memories.


You will be met at Kilimanjaro International Airport and welcomed to Tanzania by a Dikop Tours & Safaris staff member. He will drive you to Karatu and your accommodation where you will have the chance to relax and prepare for tomorrows safari. Dinner and Overnight at Marera Valley Lodge
Meals: Dinner included

After an early breakfast you will make your way into the Ngorongoro crater on a steep and narrow road. The slopes are forested but soon the landscape changes to savannah dotted with the occasional acacia tree. The wildlife here is absolutely breath-taking and if you are lucky you might spot the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. The crater is also home to warthogs, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas and many more. Some interest facts about crater, The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic caldera, formed during the massive explosion of the volcano once higher than Kilimanjaro some 2 to 3 million years ago. The crater has the total area of 304 km², 600 m deep and the diameter of 20 km. After a morning full of game viewing and a picnic lunch you will leave the crater in the afternoon and head to Serengeti national park for overnight. Dinner and Overnight at Thorn Tree Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included

Serengeti has really special sights, sound, and smell of Africa with stunning scenery, ever changing light and entertaining wildlife. In this park the animals don’t walk to any schedule so we may find lions, leopards, elephants, zebras, cheetahs, antelopes, gazelles, hippos and many species of birds and reptiles during our game drive. Here you might spend your day at the central park area or your guide will be knowing where to take you according to the season (migration of the animals).
Dinner and Overnight at Thorn Tree Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included

Half game drive in Serengeti National Park and before leaving the park we visit Serengeti visitor’s centre for more information about the park and be able to follow the trails of wildebeest and see some animals very close such as rock or tree hyrax, porcupine and lizards. After that we will be having the lunch and exit the Serengeti and drive to Karatu. Dinner and Overnight at Marera Valley Lodge
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included

This last day will be taking you to the paradise of the primates and aquatic birds. The lake manyara national park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats such as acacia woodlands and underground water forest. The park is very small but is able to support the large number of animal species and incredible bird life. It has the large concentration of baboons, giraffes, elephants, impalas and the lions here are known for their tree climbing. After a short game viewing at the lake manyara national park, you will be driving to the airport [JRO] or [ARK] catching the flight to Zanzibar or home with an amazing experience. Here will be the end of our safari service. Thank you for experiencing Tanzania with Dikop Tours & Safaris and hope to see you again.


Trip Includes

  • All park fees and emergency evacuation insurance
  • English-speaking guide
  • Unlimited mileage in a 4×4 vehicle with pop-up roof for game viewing
  • Full board accommodation
  • Drinking water
  • Birds and animal field guide book
  • A pair of binoculars
  • Government taxes
  • Transfers

Trip Excludes

  • Personal items (e.g., cameras, visa, and travel insurance)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Pre/post accommodation (booking is available upon request).
  • Tips for your guide and cook. Industry recommendations are $20 a day to the cook and $40 a day to your guide divided by everyone in the vehicle.
  • International Flights
  • Travel documents like Insurances, Visas and Passport


What is included in the Safari Tour Package?

The package includes transportation, accommodation, meals, park fees, and guided tours in Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. It may also include additional activities or services depending on the specific package.

What type of accommodations can we expect during the safari?

Accommodations range from comfortable tented camps to lodges, offering various levels of luxury and amenities. The specific accommodations will depend on the package you choose.

Is airfare included in the package?

No, airfare is typically not included in the package. Travelers are responsible for booking their own flights to and from Tanzania.

Is the Safari Tour suitable for children?

Yes, the Safari Tour can be enjoyed by children, but it’s important to consider their age and ability to handle long drives and wildlife encounters. Some lodges may have age restrictions or offer specific activities for children.

What should we pack for the safari?

It is recommended to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes, and a good camera. It’s also advisable to bring any necessary medications, binoculars, and a reusable water bottle.

Is the safari tour safe?

Yes, the safari tour is generally safe. The tour operators and guides prioritize the safety and well-being of their guests. It is important to follow their instructions, respect the wildlife, and take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

What is the cancellation policy for the safari tour?

The cancellation policy may vary depending on the tour operator and package. It is advisable to review the terms and conditions before booking to understand the cancellation and refund policies.

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5 Days Lodge Safari Lake Manyara