While camping offers a budget safari option for the price concious, you’ll still enjoy an unforgettable African safari tour will take you to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. The Ngorongoro Crater, features one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa.
Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. Your tour will also take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Finally, your African safari tour will also take you to the Tarangire National Park, which features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild beauty. The size of the selected Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks, make them a perfect choice for our shorter safaris.
This is a suggested or sample Tanzanian safari itinerary – it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences, as well as to any seasonal changes or to migratory animal movements. As with all our and trekking packages, we have offered you a wide variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari costs – in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our tours consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed information, regarding any of our African safaris or Kilimanjaro packages.
Non game-viewing travel time: 3 ½ hours
Distance: 210 km
Leave Moshi at 07.30 am, drive for about 3.30 hours to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. Dinner and overnight will take place at MtowaMbu [Mosquito River Town] near lake Manyara Park camp.
Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours Distance: 60km
A full day in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor, proceed with the game watch then late afternoon drive back to MtowaMbu for dinner and overnight at the camp.
Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours
An early breakfast and a 1 hour transfer to Tarangire National Park. This park is often referred to as the “home of elephants”, you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons! Game drive until late afternoon, then a 1-hour drive back to Arusha. and it will be the end of tour.