This 4 days trip will take you to 3 amazing places namely Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.
Tarangire National Park is best known for its huge elephant herds, the Lake Manyara National Park which stretches along the Rift Valley Escarpment and is dominated by the Lake Manyara attracts thousands of birds, including huge flocks of flamingos. Ngorongoro Crater- the wildlife here is breath-taking, if you are lucky you might spot the Big 5. If you are a lover of wildlife, you will enjoy this extensive game viewing.
What is included in the tour
- Transport in a 4x4 safari vehicle
- Professional English-speaking guide
- 3 nights’ stay in lodges and tented camps (depending on availability accommodation of a similar standard will be booked)
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Mineral water
- Activities as per itinerary
- All national park fees
- Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari
What is NOT included in the tour
- Flights (international and domestic)
- Meals not indicated in the itinerary
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Optional activities
- Tips, personal expenses
- Visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Tarangire National Park
- Lake Manyara National Park
- Ngorongoro crater
Day 1 Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After a short briefing in the morning, you will travel in a south-westerly direction to the Tarangire National Park, best-known for its huge elephant herds. The park has a diversity of landscapes including grass, acacia woodlands and forests. Animals range from swarms of yellow breasted lovebirds to kudus, buffaloes, elands, giraffes and the weird-looking gerenuk. Predators include lions, leopards and hyenas, while wild dogs are rare. In the late afternoon you will leave the park and travel to the Lake Burunge Tented Lodge, where you will spend the night.
Lunch | Dinner
Day 2 Tarangire Area – Lake Manyara National Park – Karatu
After breakfast you leave the Tarangire Area and via the town of Mto wa Mbu, you make your way to the Lake Manyara National Park. The park stretches along the 600 metre high Rift Valley Escarpment and is dominated by the shallow and alkaline Lake Manyara which attracts thousands of birds, including huge flocks of flamingos. Other animals in the park include buffaloes, elephants, hippos and Masai giraffes as well as troops of boisterous baboons and monkeys in the forests. The park once became famous for tree climbing lions and if you are lucky to spot them you will be amused by the site of these animals lounging on branches in the acacia trees. After extensive game viewing, you will leave the park in the afternoon to continue your journey to Karatu. You will spend the night in one of the three beautifully located Tanganyika Wilderness Adventure Lodges.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 3 Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Karatu
After an early breakfast you will travel to the Ngorongoro highlands before you make your way into the crater on a steep and narrow road. The slopes are forested but soon the landscape changes to savannah dotted with the occasional acacia tree. The wildlife here is absolutely breath-taking and if you are lucky you might spot the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. The crater is also home to warthogs, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas and many more. After a morning full of game viewing and a picnic lunch you will leave the crater in the afternoon and head back to Karatu, where you will spend another night at your Tanganyika Wilderness Adventure Lodge.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 4 Karatu – Arusha
After a leisurely breakfast you will leave the Ngorongoro highlands and make your way back to Arusha, where you will arrive around noon. You will be dropped off in the city centre or at the airport.
Breakfast | Lunch
NOTE: Rates are based on minimal two people travelling
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