Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Begin your 3-day Tanzania safari with an early morning pick-up from Arusha or Moshi town. Drive through the scenic Masai Steppe and Makuyuni Junction to reach Tarangire National Park. This park is known for its large herds of elephants and iconic Baobab trees. Experience the thrill of spotting various wildlife species, including rare breeds like Oryx and hirolas. In the afternoon, leave the park and check in at the picturesque Lodge/Camp with stunning views over the plains and Lake Burunge. Alternatively, you may be transferred to a lodge in Karatu for dinner and an overnight stay. Lunch and dinner included.
Luxury: Kitela Lodge / Lake Manyara Kilima Moja / The Retreat at Ngorongoro
Mid-range: Eileen’s Tree Inn / Endoro Lodge / Karatu Simba Lodge
Budget Camping: Lilac Campsite/ Panorama Campsite
After an early morning breakfast, embark on a journey towards the Ngorongoro Crater, often referred to as the 8th Wonder of the world. Upon arrival, register at the Loduare Main Gate and descend into the crater for an exciting game drive. This natural sanctuary is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, and even the rare black rhino. With its towering walls, the Ngorongoro Crater offers a unique and breathtaking wildlife experience. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor and continue exploring the abundant wildlife. In the afternoon, ascend to the crater rim and check-in at a lodge or return to a lodge in Karatu. Overnight at the lodge/camp. All meals included.
Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge / Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp
Mid-range: Rhino Lodge / Angata Ngorongoro Camp
Budget Camping: Simba Campsite
Lake Manyara - Transfer back to Arusha Area/Departure
Start the day with an early breakfast at the lodge or carry a packed breakfast and lunch. Descend into the Great Rift Valley and visit Lake Manyara National Park. This park is known for its lush green forests, tree-climbing lions, and diverse wildlife. Explore the park and spot animals such as impalas, giraffes, buffaloes, and dik-diks. Witness the beauty of the Hippo pools and the lake itself, home to a variety of aquatic birds including flamingos, pelicans, and cormorants. Enjoy game drives until midday and then drive back to Arusha. You will be dropped off at your Arusha hotel or, if departing, we can arrange transportation to Kilimanjaro International Airport for a nominal fee. Lunchbox and dinner included.