6 days in Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Serengeti National Park Itinerary

6 days in Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Serengeti National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Serengeti National Park Itinerary

Start: Arusha
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Arusha

2
nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary maker app .

Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

3
nights
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Seronera. There's much more to do: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Naabi Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Grumeti River.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Off-Road Tours

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