FB pixel

5 Days Big Cats Camping Safari: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro National Parks 5 days

  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Book now pay later*

Explore three wildlife areas on the northern circuit of Tanzania and check the big cats, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. The sightings of the bigcats is for sure one of the breath taking moment while on safari, imagine looking at the golden eyes of a lion and the size of their paws next to your jeep to the extent you can hear the way they breath, let seven wonders lead your way to these pioneering places to witness the iconic creatures. In the months of December to June you might even witnees the great migration of wildebeest and zebra.

Day 1 Arusha - Manyara

Leave Arusha after breakfast with picnic lunch to Manyara National Park for full day game drive, the park has the biggest diversity of habitat than the big Serengeti National Park (underground water forest, acacia woodland, marshlands, the lake, hillside savannah). Here you may see Elephants, Baboons, Buffaloes, Zebras, Monkeys, and Hippos.

Dinner and overnight at Sun Bright campsite. Activities, game viewing.

Day 2 Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park

After breakfast drive to Ndutu, In February this is the area where wildebeest come and drop their babies. This is the home for cheetah, other sightings include Lions, Hyenas, Giraffes, Bat-eared foxes, and Flamingoes around Ndutu Lake if the lake is not dry since the lake is seasonal.

Dinner and overnight at Soronera campsite.

Note: We will go to Ndutu between the months of December to March for the migration, the rest of the months the herds are not in the area. Activities, game viewing.

Day 3 Serengeti National Park

Leave the camp very early looking for the big prides of lions found within the central part (Seronera valley) the best place for lions in Africa. The area also has great sighting of Leopards, Hyenas, jackals, Topi, Thomson’s gazelles. It’s also the best place of the park to find cheetah especially in the dry season. Lunch at the camp.

In the afternoon we will drive around the Soronera River looking for Hippos, Elephants, Baboons, Birds.

Dinner at the Seronera campsite. Activities: game viewing. You will enjoy your bush drinks with your guide, gin and tonic and dawa (local way of making caipirinia).

Day 4 Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast, we will have more morning drive in the outer part of central Serengeti trying to look for more cats and hunting predators. The plains have kopjes which offer good places for Lions and Leopards to breed while the valleys offer great wallowing and drinking areas for big herds of Elephants.

Dinner and overnight at Simba campsite.

Activities: game viewing. Optional: Maasai visit

Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater

After a very early breakfast leave the camp and descend down to the eighth wonder with possibly the largest permanent concentration of wildlife in Africa, with an estimated average of 30,000 large mammals. In addition, this is one of the best reserves in Africa to see Black Rhino. Other sightings include Lions, Hyenas, Jackals, Hippos, Buffaloes, Elephants, Zebras, Wildebeest.

After lunch drive back to Arusha. Activities, game viewing

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


  • Accommodation
  • Meals (full board)
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Park/ museum entrance fees
  • Mineral water – UNLIMITED!!
  • All mentioned activities
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)
  • Professional, English-speaking safari cook
  • UNLIMITED Game drives


  • Sleeping bag
  • Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc
  • Travel insurance


Available in


Available for

Children, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Arusha , Tanzania

Pick up times available: 07:00

Pick up location: Your hotel in Arusha

Ends at: Your hotel in Arusha

Nearest airport: Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

There are no questions about the product. Be the first to ask a question.

from $1512 per person