Safari to Ngororongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire - 4 Days

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4 Days safari to Ngororongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire

Tour Overview

This tour starts and ends in Tanzania, it gives the traveler chance to visit three main national parks in Tanzania, these include Ngorongoro Conservation Area which is a conservation Area and UNESCO World Heritage site, its located 180 km from Arusha and it has the Ngorongoro crater as its main tourist attraction. The park is famous for the black rhinos, hippos, cape buffalos, common Eland, Blue wildebeest, water buck, topis, crocodiles, Impalas, and the African leopards. The same safari also takes you to Tarangire National Park which is one of the largest park in Tanzania and it’s located in the south west to Lake Manyara with it covering an area of 2850km. its land scape is covered by Baobab trees, high grasses as well as the dense bush. The park is also famous for elephants, waterbuck, wildebeests, giraffes, olive baboons as well as baobab tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara national park is also part of the tour, Lake Manyara National Park which is the most dramatically located park consisting of the huge and shallow Soda Lake at the foot of the Great Rift Valley. This safari in Tanzania tour will also take you Tarangire National Park that features some of the greatest game animals in Tanzania.

Tour highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Transfer to Lake Manyara National park
Day 3: Transfer to Ngorongoro carter
Day 4: enjoy hunting with the Bushmen & have a cultural tour at Oldonyo Sambu Maasai Village

 Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Have breakfast and after start your transfer to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive with in the park, this national park has got diverse land scape with over 9 vegetation zones. Its land scape is mostly covered by the Ancient Baobab trees which are the largest in Africa. River Tarangire that occupies most of the park attracts an abundance of wildlife like the elephants, leopards, lions, buffalos, zebras, antelopes, giraffes, as well as birds. It’s also very famous for the greatest population of Elephants in Tanzania. Have a picnic lunch inside the park while viewing animal’s drinking water in the river. After, you will continue with game viewing and after return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Chem Chem Lodge

Mid renage: Kuro Tarangire lodge

Budget: Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge

Day 2
Transfer to Lake Manyara National park

Have breakfast at the lodge/camp so early in the morning, after drive across the Great Rift Valley towards Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive. This park is about 205sq miles and it’s mostly noted for its unique beauty with the acacia forest of the giant fig as well as mahogany trees. These trees are home to the large numbers of baboons as well as the blue monkeys. The other animal species in this park include; giraffes, buffalos, impalas, elephants, hippos as well as 400 different bird species including; the ground hornbill and the crested Eagle. Lake Manyara national park is also famous for the tree climbing lions and the flamingos along the lake shores. The park’s land scape is greatly stunning with game drives done along the shores of the lake, which provides beautiful views of the other animal species including the giraffes as well as the buffalos and the flamingos. Later, in the afternoon, return to the lodge for an overnight.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 3
Transfer to Ngorongoro carter

After the breakfast, the guide will drive you to the main natural wonder known as the Ngorongoro crater. It has walls of about 2,000 ft high and its crater floor spreads for about 102 sq miles. The crater is inhabited by many animal species including; the rare black Rhinos, elephants, as well as the birds. It also contains a river, swamps, a soda lake on top which is also filled with flamingos plus a forest with open plains. You will then descend down to the crater floor to view more wildlife like the hippos and birds. You will have a picnic lunch at the hippo lake and in the afternoon, drive up to the steep road and get out of the crater.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 4
enjoy hunting with the Bushmen & have a cultural tour at Oldonyo Sambu Maasai Village

Early in the morning, hunt with the famous bush men who live near Lake Eyasi and have a visit Oldonyo Sambu Masai Village. This is also a masai village which is 40km from Arusha town and its considered to be the highlight of this safari. Here, you will be guided by the masai chief who will take you round and show how these masai people live, their style of cooking, taking care of the cattle, studying, dancing and many more. You will also get a chance to see the village women perform local traditional songs and dances. You will also get an opportunity of taking photos and in the evening, transfer to Arusha town for either a flight back home or an overnight.

END OF 4 days Tanzania Safari

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.

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