5Days Serengeti Trail Safari Itinerary

At A Glance:

  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport. Alternatively, this tour can start and end in Dar es Salaam or Nairobi and we can book additional accommodation and internal flights upon request
  • This tour is a private safari and run exclusively for you and can depart any day
  • This tour offers mid-range accommodation
  • This tour can be customised to suit your needs perfectly
  • This tour accepts children of all ages and discounts apply for children 0-15 years old with further discounts for families sharing triple/quad rooms

Trip Highlights:

  • Travel the endless plains of the world famous Serengeti
  • Search for the Big 5 in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Meet the Maasai and learn about this nomadic tribe’s culture, beliefs and traditions
  • Enjoy the comforts of a tented camp in the heart of the Tanzanian bush

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by Original Masai Tanzania Transfer Driver and transferred to your lodge where the remainder of the day is at leisure – rest in your room, relax in the gardens, enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool or explore Arusha and the surrounding areas on one of our day tours, the choice is yours.

Overnight – Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha  

Norther Serengeti

Day 2: Serengeti National Park (B, L, D)

After breakfast you will drive to the Serengeti National Park which is one of Africa’s premier game parks. Driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area toward the Serengeti National Park you will begin to experience the vastness of this territory and marvel at the multitude of animal and bird life while cruising through this acacia spotted savannah.


You will visit a Maasai Village in the Ngorongoro Highlands (optional) where you will meet the Elders, Warriors, women and children and learn about the culture, beliefs and traditions of Tanzania’s last nomadic tribe.


The Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park and is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Serengeti is a year-round destination and each season has its own special highlight with the most famous being the annual wildebeest migration, a once in a lifetime experience.

You will game drive enroute before arriving into the Serengeti in time for a half day game drive.

 Overnight –Kati Kati Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park

Day 3: Serengeti National Park (B, L, D)

Today you will venture deeper into the world-famous Serengeti on a full day game drive.

Overnight –Kati Kati Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park


Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater (B, L)

Today you will be rewarded with a full day game drive in the stunning Ngorongoro Crater which became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979 and is one of the only places on earth where mankind and wild animals co-exist is harmony. The Ngorongoro Crater is famous for Africa’s best game viewing as there is an ever present abundance of wildlife due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor.

Upon arrival at the Crater’s rim you will descend 610 metres into the Crater where your safari truly begins. Spot the endangered black rhino as well as wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle and of course, giant tusked elephants. The Crater also has the largest known population of lions and you will also find leopards and cheetahs as well as scavengers such as spotted hyenas, jackals and rare wild dogs. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and these include white pelicans and flamingos.

In the late afternoon you will return to Arusha for your final evening.

 Overnight – Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha

Day 5: Departure Day (B)

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.