• 3 Days from
    $1000 p/p in USD
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    Year Round

Expedition Africa

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Camping

Tour Overview

A journey through the northern circuit of Tanzania, visiting Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks and the famous Ngorongoro Crater. This short yet full safari experience allows travellers to see the best that Tanzania has to offer, packed with exciting game viewing opportunities in three of the most spectacular national parks in the country. Descend into the vast crater, rimmed by its towering walls and witness a self-contained world teeming with life. Lake Manyara, one of Africa’s largest soda lakes, attracts thousands of pink flamingos during breeding season while Tarangire National Park is home to the largest population of elephant in Tanzania. Experience this and more on this tented camp adventure of a lifetime.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Hyena, Wildebeest
  • Activities:
    Game Drive
  • Getting around:
    Game Viewing Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Arusha
  • Minimum age:

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,000 per person

What's Included

  • 2 nights lodge accommodation
  • Game drives in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional English speaking guide & safari cook
  • Meals according to the itinerary & mineral water
  • All park fees

What's Excluded

  • Flights, visa fees & travel insurance
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Optional activities
  • Airport transfers and hotel accommodation in Arusha can be arranged at additional cost


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

Day by Day Overview

After a short briefing, travel to Lake Manyara National Park for a chance to see thousands of flamingos. Drive around the park in search of other wildlife throughout the acacia woodlands from an open roof safari vehicle before stopping for a picnic lunch. Later leave the park and make your way to the cooler Ngorongoro Highlands for the evening.

Accommodation: Kizumba Tented Camp/similar

An early start with a drive towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and down into the crater, almost 600m deep. The crater, a massive 20km wide caldera is home to an amazing variety of animals, all of which you have the possibility of spotting including the big five. You might even see spotted hyenas and the rare wild dog. An afternoon picnic before some further game viewing in the hopes of seeing some of the 500 different bird species in the area. Make your way to Karatu as you exit the crater, where you will spend another night.

Accommodation: Kizumba Tented Camp/similar

After breakfast, continue to the Tarangire National Park with its endless grasslands, huge baobab trees and the magnificent Tarangire River supporting the largest elephant herds in Tanzania. Enjoy a full day game drive, taking in all the amazing views of the park before leaving to return to Arusha in the evening.

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