5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari

5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari is a Tanzania safari tour that can be booked especially by families with children. This 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari is a slow- paced Tanzania safari that has travelers enjoying not only animals in Tanzania but also the culture that there is to explore in Tanzania.

5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari is a perfect Tanzania family safari that can be booked any time of the year, and can be customized as per your schedule. This 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari takes you game viewing in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania visiting the world’s largest inactive caldera for the big 5 animals in Ngorongoro Crater floor, as well as Lake Manyara National Park from where you shall get to enjoy a Lake Manyara Treetop walk, giving you an opportunity to have a bird’s eye view of the park. You will also get to enjoy a cultural tour of the Maasai Bomas in Ngorongoro and the Hadzabe and Datoga tribe.

Tanzania national parks to visit include Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Parks has a number of activities around that are perfect for children.

Highlights of 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari

  • Game Drives
  • Ngorongoro Crater Visit
  • Canopy walk
  • Serval Wildlife Visit
  • Big 5 animals

Detailed Itinerary of 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari

Day 1: Arrival, Serval Wildlife Visit

Your Tanzania safari guide shall pick you up at the airport upon arrival and welcome you for your Tanzania safari tour. He will give you a short brief about your Tanzania safari tour and thereafter proceed to the Serval Wildlife Sanctuary (1-hour drive) located in the Siha district of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The sanctuary is home to a variety of animals, including lions, monkeys, giraffes, elands, zebras, and ostriches. This tour offers unforgettable interactions with these free-roaming animals, and you will have the chance to feeding them and taking pictures with them in a closer way sometimes touching them if you’re not afraid.

You will also have the opportunity to explore an ecosystem with over 300 hand-planted endemic plants that directly benefit the exquisite animals that reside here, whilst also enjoying mesmerizing views of Kilimanjaro Mountain.

The Serval Wildlife visit lasts about 1 to 2 hours. After, you will be driven to your accommodation in Arusha town. Check in for checking in, freshen up, have lunch/dinner and relax for the rest of the evening settling into your en suite room and then overnight.

Accommodation: Burka Coffee Lodge for Budget, Masai Land Safari Lodge for mid-range/ Gran Melia Arusha Lodge for Luxury

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Activities: Serval Wildlife Sanctuary


Day 2: Drive to Tarangire National Park, Game Drive

after having breakfast, you will check out of your accommodation and be ready to drive into the tarangire national park, which is found in the northern part of tanzania, together with your parked lunch. the drive will take approximately 2 hours, and along the way, you will see the beautiful scenery of tanzania’s landscape and the local people as they go about their daily lives. the tarangire national park is known for having large herds of elephants as well as ancient baobab trees.

After your game drive in the Tarangire National Park, you will be driven to your accommodation for check-in, dinner, and overnight stay while preparing for day 3 of your 5-day Tanzania safari tour. During your game drive in the national park, you will see wildlife species such as gazelles, impalas, zebras, and waterbucks, among others, as well as the various bird species for which this national park is known, and your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Eileen’s Trees Inn for Budget, Tarangire Sopa Lodge for Mid-range, Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp for Luxury

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activities: Tarangire Game Drive


Day 3: Hadzabe and Datoga Cultural Tour

Early morning departure for a unique cultural experience with the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes.

Visit the Hadzabe community, one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes in Africa. Learn about their traditional hunting techniques, gather around the campfire, and participate in activities like archery. If you arrive early enough, you can also depart with them as they are heading to hunt.

Next, visit the Datoga tribe, known for their metalworking skills. Witness traditional blacksmithing and jewelry-making techniques.

Enjoy a picnic lunch during the cultural tour. Return to your accommodation in the late afternoon for some relaxation and reflection on the day’s experiences.

Accommodation: Karatu Safari Camp and Lodge for Budget, Hhando Coffee Lodge for mid-range, Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge for Luxury

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activities: Cultural tour

5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari
Datoga People

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater and Maasai Boma Visit

After an early breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (approximately 30 minutes). Descend into the crater for a full-day game drive, where you’ll have the chance to spot the Big Five and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

Enjoy a picnic lunch within the crater, surrounded by stunning scenery and abundant wildlife. In the afternoon, visit a traditional Maasai Boma (village) near the crater rim. Learn about Maasai culture, traditions, and way of life. Participate in cultural activities, such as traditional dances, and interact with the Maasai people. Return to your accommodation in the late afternoon for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: As above

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activities: Ngorongoro crater drive and Cultural tour


Day 5: Lake Manyara Treetop Walkway and Departure

After breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park (approximately 30 minutes’ drive). Arrive at Lake Manyara and embark on a treetop walkway adventure. Walk along suspended bridges through the canopy of the forest, offering a unique perspective of the wildlife and birdlife below.

The Manyara Treetop Walkway takes you on a sky-high adventure through the beautiful forest of Lake Manyara. Walk among the treetops and experience untouched nature and wildlife from a unique perspective.

Treetop Walkway

This 370-meter air walk starts with a short boardwalk that gradually rises from ground level up through the canopy of the forest. You walk over a series of suspension bridges with thick netting on the sides and reach a height of 18 meters off the ground. Each of the bridges ends on a viewing deck situated around tree trunks. These treetop platforms are perfect places to stop and enjoy life in the canopy amongst butterflies, monkeys, and birds.

During this walk, guides will point out interesting facts about the Lake Manyara flora and fauna, while you can enjoy a unique birds-eye view of the world around you. This is Tanzania’s first treetop walkway and one of the longest in Africa. This is a great outdoor activity for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Families, couples, individuals, and groups are all welcome.

If time allows, you might have a game drive after the treetop walkway. Later, drive back to Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home. This brings your 5 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari to an end.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, and Lunch

Activities: Canopy walk and departure

Price Includes:

  • All Park Entry Fees
  • Concession and crater fees
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • Private 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser with open roof for the best wildlife viewing
  • Private English-speaking driver guide
  • All meals and accommodations during the safari as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the safari vehicle
  • Government Taxes


Price Excludes:

  • Flights and visas
  • Items of Personal nature (Laundry, Beverages, Etc.)
  • Any hotel accommodations before / after the safari
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary
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