The 3 days Tanzania safari tour to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire national park is designed to offer you a short but memorable Tanzanian Northern Circuit safari experience. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in three of the most spectacular national game parks of a Tanzania safari.
The 3 days Tanzania safari tour will see you visiting the Ngorongoro Crater which features one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa, Lake Manyara National Park one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas which consists of a shallow but huge soda lake and the Tarangire National Park which is second to Ngorongoro crater in terms of the concentration of game.
Detailed Itinerary for 3 Days Tanzania Tour
Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet and greet with your driver/guide who will transfer you to Lake Manyara National park after a short briefing arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. After having lunch you will head out for an afternoon game drive in the park which consists of a massive but shallow soda lake. You will view different animals including elephants, tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos which are attracted by the algae in the lake.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast at the lodge, you will descend 600m into the Ngorongoro crater which is one of the most densely populated wildlife areas in the world for a half-day game drive. Here you will see an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino, herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, giant African elephants and predators such as lions, hyenas, jackals, leopards and Cheetahs among others. You will enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater and thereafter transfer to the Tarangire National Park arriving in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning game drive in Tarangire National Park and transfer to Arusha
After an early breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive in the Tarangire National Park which runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. It consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south which pull wild animals like Elephants,greater kudu and a few shy starlings
Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African national park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. You will return to the lodge to checkout and transfer to Arusha town for overnight or to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your outbound flight back home.
End of Tanzania safari adventure.