During this 3 days lodge safari you will visit two of the most well-known reserves on Tanzania’s “northern circuit” the Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Cultural tours near Lake manyara NP. With all the diverse landscapes and a crater full of animals, this safari has something for everyone and is ideal for those with limited time.
Day 1: Arusha Town / Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you are met by our tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari briefing. After briefing you will be transferred to Tarangire National Park with your picnic lunch. Tarangire derived its name from the Tarangire River which crosses along the center of the park and which provide permanent water for the wildlife and birdlife of the park round the year. It is here where a large group of different species of animal concentrate during the dry season and the best place to take many pictures.
Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. Also it is in Tarangire by chance you can see the tree climbing African pythons.
Tarangire National Park accommodated migratory and resident birdlife and believed to be a paradise of birdwatchers as more that 350 different species have been recorded todate. Other wildlife that Tarangire accommodates includes the rare Oryx, impala, giraffe, zebra, lion, leopard and different types of gazelles.
We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon we depart to Lake Manyara National Park area in a famous village of Mto Wa Mbu and check-in at our campsite for hot shower, dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater - Full Day
In the morning after breakfast you will meet your driver guide and been transfer to the crater gate with your picnic lunch ready for a full day crater tour, explore the crater which is famous for its great concentration of wildlife and birdlife. If you're lucky enough you can see a predator hunting a prey or any adventure of your life time that Ngorongoro crater has for you.
Ngorongoro crater is famous for its different attraction which includes alkaline lakes, forest, and different vegetation, hot springs, different kinds of wildlife and birdlife and its landscape. Among the common wildlife in the crater includes; lion, leopard, zebra, elephant, African buffalo, warthog, hyena, wild dogs, the rare black rhino, wildebeest and varieties of migratory and resident birdlife whereby more than 350 different species have been recorded.
In the afternoon you will ascend the crater floor and been transferred to the camp for dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite .
Day 3: Cultural Tour near Lake Manyara - Arusha Town / Departure
In the morning after breakfast you will have a chance to visit the Mto wa Mbu village with your picnic lunch. Mto Wa Mbu has a lot of activities that visitors can have which include cultural tour, plantation excursion and much more, en-route for another game drive to Tarangire National Park until late afternoon.
In the afternoon you will drive back to Arusha. We will be arriving at Arusha late afternoon and take you to your hotel or transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for flight back home.
Camping Price is USD 220 per person per day.
This price include:camping fees, park entry fees, crater service fees, cook, driver guide, safari jeep (Land Rover or Toyota Land cruiser with open roof for game viewing), air condition cooler box, drinking water camping equipment including sleeping tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags, table, chairs, dinning tents and food (three meals a day).
This price does not include:
Accommodation before and after safari, tips and drinks.
Lodge Safari Rates
|Safari Dates and Prices (2017 Rates)|
|Day Tour Safari|
|Rates in U.S.D ($)||Group size(s) – Rate per person|
|1 Pax||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||SSR*|
|Luxury lodges – Option 1
Lodges used: Lake Manyara Serena lodge and Tarangire Sopa Lodge
|01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017||2094||1341||1128||1021||953||915||138|
|01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017||1970||1243||1029||923||859||816||113|
|01 Apr – 25 May 2017||1773||1133||919||813||749||706||25|
|01 Apr – 25 May 2017||2094||1341||1128||1021||958||915||138|
|01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017||1970||1243||1029||923||858||816||113|
|21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017||2094||1341||1128||1021||958||915||138|
|Semi luxury lodges – Option 2
Lodges used: Kirurumu Manyara lodge and Tarangire Sopa Lodge
|01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017||1989||1245||1029||920||855||811||119|
|01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017||1956||1219||1003||894||829||785||113|
|01 Apr – 25 May 2017||1765||1115||899||790||725||681||25|
|26 May – 31 Oct 2017||1989||1245||1029||920||855||811||119|
|01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017||1956||1219||1003||894||829||785||113|
|21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017||1989||1245||1029||920||855||811||119|
|Tented Camps & Lodges – Option 3
Lodges used: Migunga Forest Camp and Lake Burunge Tented Camp3
|01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017||1932||1182||967||861||796||753||131||01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017||1926||1176||961||855||790||747||131||01 Apr – 25 May 2017||1767||1123||908||802||737||695||25||26 May – 31 Oct 2017||1932||1182||967||861||796||753||131||01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017||1926||1176||961||855||790||747||131||21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017||1932||1182||967||861||796||753||131|
*SSR = Single Supplement Rate for a non-sharing person in a room
Supplements: All Lodges & Tented Camps: US$ 35 p/p/p/n applicable on 14 to 17 April 2017 & US$ 40 p/p/p/n applicable on 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec & 1 Jan.
Children Rates: (Children 3 to 11 years old) sharing room with 2 adults pay 60% of adult rate / Children sharing own room with other children pay 80% of adult rate / Children sharing room with 1 adult pay 100% of adult rate. No discount on holiday and other supplements
Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the three day safari
Professional Tanzanian guide
Outfitted Land Rovers (roof hatches, fridge, charging sockets, and Bluetooth radio for music)
One bottle of mineral water per day.
All meals on the safari
Price quoted per person sharing
All items of a personal nature.