3 Days from$900 p/p in USD
Guided, Large Group, Small Group
This three-day short safari will take you to three of the most beautiful areas that Tanzania has to offer in terms of its rich and varied wildlife. Lake Manyara is a stunning national park, famous for its enchanting lake that hosts millions of pink flamingos, Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact crater brimming with animals such as rhinos, elephants, cheetahs, leopards, lions and hyenas while Tarangire, with its baobab trees and wide variety of game such as zebras, elephants, giraffes and waterbuck, is also one of the least-visited parks in the country making it even more special. On this safari there is less driving between parks, which means that you have more time to spend in each place enjoying an authentic Tanzanian safari in a short space of time.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Camping Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
Wildlife:Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Hyena, Wildebeest, Kudu, Oryx, Waterbuck, Warthog
Getting around:4x4 Safari Vehicle
Start/end:Start/end in Moshi
- Starting point and ending point: Moshi
- Children policy: Children from the age of five  years are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian
- Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, and German. You may wish to bring along a Swahili to English phrasebook to give you access to the basics. The locals are always appreciative if you know a little bit of Swahili.
- Main wildlife to be viewed: zebra, wildebeest, lion, leopards, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, jackals, hyenas, antelope, Cape buffalo.
- Enjoy 3 days of game drives
- Chance to spot the Big Five
- Explore Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 900 per person
- 2 nights in hotel (before and after safari)
- 2 nights camping during safari & all meals
- Daily game drives
- Transportation in private 4×4 safari jeep with pop up roof
- Professional driver / guide
- Park fees & crater fees
- Drinks (mineral water – 1.5 litre of water per day)
- Camping gear – tent, mattress, pillow, table, chair
- Airport/bus station arrival/departure transfers
- Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- Flights & visas
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses (e.g. laundry, beverages etc)
- Sleeping bag for rent (USD 15)
- Tips to the guide/driver/cook
- Travel insurance
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Kilisa Tours & Safaris‘
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- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
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Day by Day Overview
You will be picked up from Moshi for the transfer to Lake Manyara National Park where you will head into the park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake.
Distance: 130 km
Non game-viewing travel time: 2 ½ hours
After breakfast we descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a morning, half-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African 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 it’s 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 the Tarangire National Park.
Distance: 60km & 155 km
Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours & 3 ½ hours
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 mainly made up of 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. The 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 fringed-eared oryx and a few ashy starlings. Afterwards we return to Moshi.
Distance: 120 km
Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours