Embark on a Thrilling 6-Day Mid-Range Safari: Unleash the Wild!

6 Days - Mid-Range Manyara, Serengeti, Crater, & Tarangire

This 6-day lodge and tented camp safari allow us to experience the highlights of the Northern Safari Circuit. We’ll experience breathtaking wildlife in the midst of some of the most diverse landscapes; monkeys in the forest, lions in trees, elephants amongst the acacias, and a huge variety of animals inside a collapsed volcano. We will also visit the world-famous Serengeti National Park. The landscapes are jaw-dropping and the variety and volume of wildlife we will see are unforgettable!

Route

Tour Features

  • Mid - Range tour

    This Mid-range uses lodges and hotels.

  • Private tour

    This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

  • Can start any day

    If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

  • Can be customized

    You can request changes to this tour.

  • For solo and Group travelers

    Solo travelers and groups can book this tour.

  • Minimum age of 3 years

    The minimum age for this tour is 3 years.

Activities & Transportation

Day by Day

  • Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

    ➔ You'll be collected from the airport.
    ➔ Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Arusha

    You will be picked up from the airport by our representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Arusha where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come. Gran Melia Arusha is an oasis of calm and aesthetic pleasure.

    Main Destination: Arusha (City)
    Accommodation: Arusha Planet Lodge
    Meals & Drinks: Meals at your own expense.  Drinks not included.

  • Day 2 - Lake Manyara National Park

    After breakfast, our safari guide will collect you with a Tanzanian smile from your lodgings for the drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Manyara, a relatively small but diverse park 120km west of Arusha, is so named for the shallow salt lake that occupies a good seventy percent of the park's lands. Flooding and drying seasonally, this soda lake is home to thousands of flamingos and over 500 other bird species. On our exploration of the park, we see monkeys, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, buffalo, elephants and with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes, not only open grassy plains but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs. After our full day in the park, we will drive to our lodgings, where we will be afforded the opportunity to relax and enjoy a sumptuous meal with our comfortable quarters awaiting us.

    Main Destination: Lake Manyara National Park
    Accommodation:  Kudu Lodge - Mid-range lodge located in or near Karatu
    Meals & Drinks:  All meals included. All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor).

  • Day 3 - Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, we will journey on heading up towards the fertile highlands where wheat, coffee, and corn, are grown by the Iraqw people. Passing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, we will be afforded a view of the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater before traveling onwards to the Serengeti National Park which we will reach by midday. The Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania covering an astounding 15,000 sq km with diverse landscapes and habitats such as grassy plains, swamps, lakes, savannah and mountains. Here the great migration of wildebeest, zebra, and antelope takes place. Depending on the season of your visit, we may have the opportunity to witness thousands of animals on their search for food and water.

    Main Destination: Serengeti
    Accommodation:  Embalakai Authentic lodge located inside Central Serengeti
    Meals & Drinks:  All meals included. All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor).

  • Day 4 - Full Day Serengeti National Park

    This entire day is set aside for game drives in the Serengeti. The Serengeti is a habitat of an abundance of wildlife such as impala, buffalo, crocodile, and hippo. It is more well-known for its great migrating herds of zebra, antelope, and wildebeest. The animals’ trek is determined by the rainfall and varies from year to year. In November and December, the animals move from the northern region, dominated by woodlands and hills, to the grassy plains of the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June, they return to the north. Apart from the migrating herds, we may have the opportunity to see the resident predators, leopard, cheetah, and lion, fulfilling their role in the circle of life. After an unforgettable day, we will return to our accommodation for relaxation, dinner and our overnight sleep on the endless plain.

    Main Destination: Serengeti National Park
    Accommodation:  Embalakai Tented Camps
    Meals & Drinks:  All meals included. All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor).

  • Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, you will drive from Serengeti National Park to the Ngorongoro Crater. When you first see Ngorongoro Crater, it looks like a forgotten world. Concealed by the steep volcanic walls is a pristine wilderness including sweeping savannah, pockets of acacia woodland, glistening lakes and swamps. The Crater was created when a large volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself two to three million years ago. The drive down into the Crater is an adventure in itself and when you reach the Crater floor, you'll quickly find yourself amongst large numbers of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, and more than 500 bird species. The Crater provides you with the best chance of seeing the endangered black rhino, which can sometimes be spotted in the open grasslands. After a full afternoon inside the Crater, you will head to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay in Karatu.

    Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater
    Accommodation: Kudu Lodge
    Meals & Drinks:  Breakfast & Lunch. All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor).

  • Day 6 - Tarangire NP to Arusha

    After breakfast, we will take a short drive to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire, well known for its large elephant herds, consists of a diversity of landscapes, from seasonal swamps to savanna with the Tarangire River wending its way through the parklands. From the open top of our safari truck, we'll seek to encounter many animals including zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant and giraffe. It is possible that we will have the experience of seeing Simba stalking his prey or leopards watching whilst relaxing in the trees above. After lunch in the park, with our adventure at an end, we will return to Arusha. But we'll have our cache of images of the African wilds to take home with us and carry through our life’s mysterious journey.

    Main Destination: Tarangire NP
    Accommodation: No accommodation
    Meals & Drinks:  Breakfast & Lunch. All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor).

  • End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

    ➔ Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost. ➔ You'll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

Rates Per Person

Destination1pax2pax3pax4pax5pax
6 Days - Mid-Range Manyara, Serengeti, Crater, & Tarangire$2300$2200$2100$2000$1900

Inclusion

  • Park fees

    For Non Residents

  • All game drives & activities

    (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All accommodations

    (Unless listed as upgrade)

  • A professional driver/guide

    English/German/Spanish speaking

  • All transportation

    (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All Meals

    (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • All Drinks

    (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • All Taxes/VAT

    (Unless labeled as optional)

Excluded

  • International flights

    (From/to home)

  • Personal items & arrangements

    (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Additional accommodations

    (before and at the end of the tour)

  • Tips

    (Tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)

  • Some meals

    (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Getting There

From $2300 pp

Customer Reviews

Gina & Chris
Gina & Chris
2023-06-14
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The best Experience ever! Wir hatten eine unglaubliche 5 Tages Safari mit Laurent! Es war das Beste was wir je erlebt haben und wir haben schon viel auf der Welt erlebt. Wir haben die Big Five gesehen und viele andere Tiere! Eine unglaubliche Erfahrung! Laurent ist ein toller Guide und es waren tolle Tage mit ihm! Danke für dieses Erlebnis!
Angela M
Angela M
2023-01-13
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Safari tour with family Shiri tours is one of the best tour company with excellent communication skills. Linux was great and our tour guide Ally was exceptional and would recommend them to anyone. Keep up the good work.
Amanda Wanders
Amanda Wanders
2023-01-10
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7 Day Safari – Trip of a Lifetime I did a 7 day safari with Shiri Adventures and it was incredible. Full disclosure, I did get mine severely discounted as we worked together on content creation/promotion, but I can honestly say I would have absolutely paid full price to do it.Our guide Laurent was amazing. Linus, the Managing Director, is a godsend and helped us with some issues that popped up right before we left as well as answering every little question we had along the way.This trip was the time of our lives (me and my husband went for our honeymoon). I couldn’t recommend it enough, and I found Shiri to be very reasonable in cost compared to many other safaris at this level.And we saw the big 5! I’m telling you, our guide had supervision. 10/10 would recommend Shiri Adventures.
mampangile
mampangile
2023-01-09
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Fantastic Serengeti and Ngorongoro safari was absolutely amazing. Shiri adventures made it all possible for us.
Kyle D
Kyle D
2023-01-09
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7 Day Safari Experience Shiri Adventures made the whole safari a breeze! We got to see so many animals and different national parks over our 7 day safari. And with the help of our guide we were able to spot and see the all of the big 5 animals (lions, elephants, leopards, water buffalo & rhinos)! We got a discounted experience via my wife, but I would pay full price any day. It was amazing!
lindsmariea
lindsmariea
2022-11-07
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BEST Guide Company In Tanzania Linus and his crew were all over the tiny details that made each excursion we want on amazing. Did the 3-day safari, Materuni Falls & coffee tour, and visited the Chemka hot springs. Everything was well planned out and communication from Linus was impeccable. Highly recommend this company and will use them again if I ever find myself back in Eastern Africa!
Mariam N
Mariam N
2022-10-21
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My Kilimanjaro hike I had a wonderful experience with the team at Shiri, Linus provided such a wonderful team that played a very huge role in helping us summit Uhuru peak. The team was organised and professional and made the 6 day hike a very memorable one for me and for the friends I made on the hike.
faheymk
faheymk
2022-10-19
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6 day Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Absolutely wonderful from start to finish! My friends and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro via the Marangu route with Shiri Adventures, and Linus and his staff delivered an amazing experience. There were 4 of us in our group and we all had limited hiking experience, but we all made it to the summit with the help of our amazing guides Yaki and Bryson, along with the porters. After we finished, they had beers, champagne and a bus waiting for us at the gate. I have traveled quit a bit and I can say I’ve never had a better experience anywhere. If I ever go back to Tanzania I will hire Linus and Shiri Adventures to handle it. I wish I could do more than write a review. I highly highly highly recommend using Linus and Shiri Adventures for your Kilimanjaro trek or safari. Thanks again to Linus, Yaki, Bryson and everyone else, you made our trip happen and delivered a once in a lifetime experience!!
Jennifer H
Jennifer H
2022-10-18
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Highly recommend using Shiri Adventures. We went on a three-day safari with Shiri as well as a day trip to Materuni Falls and Coffee Plantation and Chemka Hot Springs. I can’t say enough good things about how helpful Linus and his staff were before, during, and after our trip. Everyone was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and made sure we were enjoying our trip. Our accommodations and food exceeded expectations. If you’re planning a trip to Tanzania, I would highly recommend booking your adventures with Shiri.
Jan Smole
Jan Smole
2022-09-25
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Best Safari! Me and my wife spend our honeymoon on safari (Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Manyara) with Shiri Adventures and I can say that it was the best experience!We didn’t have a single complaint. From communication with mr. Linus, who responded quickly to all our questions and concerns (via WhatsApp or email), to the entire organization of Safari, transfers to airport, luxury lodges in national parks… Also, on our safari jeep they put our wedding photo – nice personal touch :)Our guide (mr. Ibra) was an exceptional at finding animals that we could see from a distance of only a few meters! He taught us about animals, their behavior and the habitats they live in, about the natives Maasai (which we also visited), about land Africa and Tanzania… Really experienced guide! We would recommend Shiri Adventures 10/10. These guys are on another level! 🙂

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