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4 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater & Lake Manyara

Overview

Duration: 4 Days

This 4-day Tanzania Mid-Range Lodge safari is designed to offer our clients an intense taster of what Tanzania has to offer. You will experience the excitement of an African wildlife safari in spectacular landscapes.

On this safari, it includes three best parks in Tarangire with a larger elephant population, Lake Manyara where you can spot the tree-climbing lion & colorful flamingos, the last one is “The world natural wonder” Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 meters high walls. A professional Safari guide with much experience in the African bush will lead your tour and provide deeper insight into the wildlife animals and scenery around you.

At a Glance

  • This tour starts and ends in Moshi/Arusha at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport.
  • It is 4 days/3nights safari – the perfect short safari adds – to your Kilimanjaro climb.
  • This tour offers lodge & tented accommodation with upgrades available.
  • This tour is a private safari run exclusively for you and can depart any day.
  • However, the package can still be customized to meet your budget and ideas.
  • This tour accepts children of all ages and discounts apply for children 2 -15 years old with further discounts available for families sharing triple and quad rooms.

Highlights:

  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive
  • Lake Manyara National Park – game Drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater – Game Drive
  • 1-Night in Arusha, 1-night Tarangire & 1-night Ngorongoro

Optional Safari Activities:

  • Night Game Drive Tarangire or Lake Manyara (USD 150 per person)
  • Tree top walk away Manyara (USD 45 per person)
  • Maasai Village Visit (USD 40 per vehicle)
  • Mto Wa Ambu Village tour (USD 35 per person)
  • Ngorongoro Crater Rim walking safari (U$D 30 per person)
  • Visit to the Olduvai Gorge (USD 40 per person)
  • Balloon Safari Tarangire (USD 590 per person)

Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival – Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport, you will be picked up from the airport by a Summit Climb representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Moshi/Arusha where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come, restore and enjoy your first taste of Africa. Depending on your arrival time, you may have your pre-safari briefing today; if not, it will take place early tomorrow morning.

  • Meals Plan: Dinner included

Accommodation

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

  • Distance & Drive time: Arusha to Tarangire takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (106 km/65mi)

Pick up at 7:00 AM from your hotel in Arusha and depart for Tarangire National park with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Tanzania’s third largest National park is known for its majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, lesser kudu, buffalo, oryx, eland, giraffe, and zebra. After a full day in the park, we will drive to the Luxury Lodge where a delicious dinner awaits you, and spend the night.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

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Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, you will have a short of drive to the Ngorongoro entrances, and after a few minutes, you start descending to 600m down the crater for a game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is almost 600m deep, and approximately 20 km wide and the massive caldera is home to an amazing variety of animals. On your game drive, you have the possibility of seeing all different kinds of mammals ranging from the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – to Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and mountain reedbucks. You might also see spotted hyenas, and some of the more than 500 bird species in the area. After a picnic lunch in the crater and some more game viewing, you will leave the crater in the evening and travel back to the tented camp/lodge where you will be spending the second night.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

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Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha

  • Distance & Time: Lake Manyara to Arusha takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (113 km/70 mi)

You will depart the camp at around 0700hrs and head to Lake Manyara National Park for your final game drive. The park is renowned for its elusive tree-climbing lions and diverse bird life. The shallow and alkaline Lake Manyara covers a large area of the park and it is the seasonal home to thousands of flamingos – an awesome (pink) sight. However, more than 400 other species are also found here as well as some wonderful mammals. Troops of monkeys live in the forests, giraffes, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, and wildebeests on the grassy plains and elephants. After your tour around the beautiful lake and the amazing ground water forest you will be transferred back to Arusha /Airport in the afternoon via curio shops where you can some souvenirs to take back home with you.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Departure Instructions

Please note that the Tarangire| Manyara and Ngorongoro Tour – 4 Days ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport at 17.00 hours. Your departure can only take place today if you have pre-booked a domestic flight which leaves from Kilimanjaro International Airport at 19.00 hours or after, or an international flight which leaves at 21.00 hours or after. Otherwise, you will need to book an extra night’s accommodation (not included in the tour price) and take a flight the following day.

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Included

  • 1 night of hotel Accommodation before safari
  • Professional and experienced English-speaking safari driver/guide.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Concession/ Camping Fees.
  • 4×4 Toyota land cruiser with a pop-up roof.
  • All sightseeing and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary (unless labeled as optional).
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary.
  • Food/Meals as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water while on safari (1.5 litres per person per day).
  • Government Taxes & VAT.
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfer (Unless mentioned otherwise).

Excluded

  • International flight or Domestic flight (Unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Visa to Tanzania
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Any Private Expenses (Souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)
  • Additional accommodation at the end of tour (Unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
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