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5 Days (4 Nights): Malindi, Arusha, Ngorongoro, L. Manyara, Tarangire, Arusha, Malindi

Safari Preview
This Safari Itinerary starts and ends in Malindi. A road Safari which covers some of the popular and finest Wildlife Areas in Tanzania like Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park.
It is based on seat in a vehicle with a requirement of minimum 2 passengers. This Safari Itinerary Departs On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  On this safari you will meet Maasai People and learn their diverse culture, descend in Ngorongoro crater for game viewing, enjoy game drives in Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park.

Safari Highlight

Day Destination Activities Accommodations Meals
1 Malindi – Arusha Pick up from your hotel in Malindi / Watamu and transfer to Arusha via Taveta border point Impala Hotel L, D
2 Ngorongoro National Park Transfer to Ngorongoro by road. Crater tour Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

BB, L, D,
3 Lake Manyara Transfer to Lake Manyara. Game drive Lake Manyara Serena Lodge BB, L,D
4 Tarangire National Park Transfer to Tarangire National Park.  Game drive Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Tarangire Safari Lodge

5 Arusha – Malindi Transfer from Tarangire to Malindi across the Taita Taveta border point. Drop off at your hotel   BB, LB

Abbreviations: BB – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner, LB: Lunch Box


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Malindi – Arusha.
Depart from your hotel in the morning then cross to Tanzania via Taveta Border point, arriving in Arusha for late lunch as well as check- in at The Impala Hotel. Afternoon can be spent on Arusha city tour as well as visit coffee plantations around Arusha. Dinner and overnight at The Impala Hotel (Lunch & Dinner).

Day 2: Arusha – Ngorongoro National Park.
Early morning breakfast followed by a drive to Ngorongoro Crater conservation Area via Mto Wa Umbu and Lake manyara observation point. Later proceed for early lunch as well as check in. Afternoon descends to the floor of the crater (13.00 Hrs) by a Safari Jeep for game viewing in this unique park. Search and spot Rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Leopard, Cheetahs, Buffaloes and Hippos. Then return to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Full board). 

Day 3 Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara National Park.
Breakfast at the lodge. Then drive to Lake Manyara National Park arriving for lunch as well as check-in. Take an afternoon rest before you start an afternoon game drives; see the famous tree climbing lions, Hippos, Elephants as well as different kinds of birds. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (Full board).
Day 4: Lake Manyara – Tarangire.
After breakfast depart for Tarangire National Park with game viewing en route until lunchtime. Check-in at the lodge and have rest. Then engage on an afternoon game drive that gives you a chance to see different kinds of wildlife including Jumbo Elephants. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge or Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Full board).

Day 5: Tarangire – Arusha – Malindi.
Early morning breakfasts, then drive across Tanzania-Kenya Taveta border with lunch stop (Lunch Box) on the way to Nairobi, arriving in the early evening in Nairobi. Transfer to your hotel in Malindi (Breakfast & lunch).


The tour includes

  • A complimentary Arrival & Departure airport transfers to all our clients
  • Transportation by safari van/bus in Kenya and Safari Jeep while in Tanzania.
  • Window seat guaranteed in shared safari vehicle
  • 4 Nights Accommodation as per the itinerary or similar or requested by the client
  • Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, LB=Lunch Box and D=Dinner.
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • National park & game reserve entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Excursions & activities as stated in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water while on board our safari Van/Jeep while on safari
  • All Government taxes and levies

The tour Excludes

  • Visas and related costs
  • Personal Taxes
  • Drinks at the hotel and lodges.
  • Driver guides tips, porters tips
  • Laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature
  • International flights
  • Optional excursions like a visit to Masai Village.
  • Optional excursions like a boat ride at Lake Manyara.

Tour Cost

Safari Jeep
Price per person sharing twin/triple room/tent US$ 2,530
Single- Supplement per person per night US$ 275
Child price 2.5 – 12 years is 50% US$ 1,265
Christmas/New Year supplement per person per night; 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st December & 1st January. US$ 44
Safari Jeep
Price per person sharing twin US$ 2,100
Child Price 2.5-12 years is 50% US$ 1,050
Easter -Supplement per person night US$ 40

Payment Policy
– booking fee: 30% 7 days after confirmation of the booking
– balance and full payments to be paid 25 days prior to safari starting date.
– Booking confirmed within 25 days to the tour starting date should be paid in full.

Ashford Tours is not liable for the progress of any booking incase of non-compliance of the above payment conditions. We recommend that you secure your booking with a deposit of 30% of the tour fees within 7 days of confirmation. The balance of payment is due 25 days prior to the tour starting date. Upon receipt of full payment, Ashford Tours will issue all relevant travel documents.

Cancellation Policy
If you cancel a confirmed booking, a cancellation fee will apply. A cancellation is only possible if communicated in written form. If you cancel a trip:
• At any time but over 45 days after your booking has been confirmed Ashford Tours and Travel retains 5% non-refundable deposit as administration costs on all services booked with us. We advise you to sign cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover cancellation fees.

  • Any monies paid will be refunded less the cost of cancellation fees levied by hotels or food expenses and administrative costs as indicated here below;
No of days to travel date Percentage forfeited of tour price
Over 45 days 5% Administration cost
25 – 45 days to arrival date 30% of tour price
24-15 days 50% of the tour price
7-14 days 70% of the tour price
Less than 6 days and no show No refunds. We retain 100% of the tour fee
  • If you leave a tour for any reason after it has commenced we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.

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