6 days in Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Serengeti National Park Itinerary

6 days in Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Serengeti National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On your second day here, make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area sightseeing planner.

Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai 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 still lots to do: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool, take in the dramatic natural features at Naabi Hill, explore the activities along Grumeti River, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Serengeti National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. January in Serengeti National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. 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
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

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