• 3 Days from
    $968 p/p in USD
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Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Tanzania



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

This short safari takes in three of Tanzania’s wildlife gems; Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Search for the Big Five and much more throughout the year while from December to February there’s the chance to see the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti’s Ndutu area.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Hyena, Wildebeest, Warthog
  • Activities:
    Game Drive
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha

Price Per Person  – USD

From USD 968 per person

Group discounts available for 4 or more people

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation
  • Transport in 4×4 vehicle with driver/guide
  • All park entry & crater service fees
  • Mineral bottled water while on game drives
  • Airport/hotel pick up in Arusha
  • Transfers to/from Kilimanjaro Airport

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine or whisky
  • Any additional entry fees to the Masai Boma
  • Tips to your driver/guide


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Meet our professional safari guide/driver in Arusha town and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas. The park consists of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park) at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitats attract a wide variety of animals including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants and its famous tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Spend the day enjoying game drives.

Dinner and overnight at the Safari Lodge, Marera Lodge, Bougainvillea Lodge or Eileen Trees Inn

After breakfast, we drive to Ngorongoro Crater and descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a full-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Crater supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater, after which we travel to Tarangire National Park.

Dinner and overnight at the Safari Lodge – Bougainvillea

After breakfast we head into Tarangire National Park for a morning game drive. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mostly low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of acacia woodland and giant African baobab trees with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals during Tanzania’s dry season. Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa as well as three rare species of animals – the greater kudu, the ringed-eared oryx and a few ashy starlings. After game drives, return to Arusha for onward arrangements such as accommodation or a transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

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