1 Day Wildlife Safaris

Our 1 day Safari tour, travel and other trekking packages was designed to offer visitors, with a free day on hand, a choice between four different (Arusha, Lake Manyara,Ngorongoro Crater or Tarangire) 1-day wildlife safaris.

Do you have a free day, maybe before a Kilimanjaro trekking adventure, or are you waiting for a flight to your next destination? These 1-day African safaris and tours provide just the answer for you, to get a brief but unforgettable African wildlife safari experience in one of these four Tanzanian National Parks. Packages for our 1-day safaris, tours, travel or even photographic safaris to any of the above mentioned four Tanzanian National Parks can be arranged to start from Moshi/Arusha

Arusha National Park

Non game-viewing travel time: 1 hour
Distance: 75 km

Walking tour: 2-3 hrs

After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel to the Arusha National Park.

Just 35km from Arusha (75km from Moshi) you can get out of the city and into the bush with this one day trip.
Arusha National Park, at 137km², is one of Tanzania’s smaller national parks but still boasts a wide variety of wildlife along with the still active volcano- Mount Meru. For those interested in exploring by foot, this is the only national park in the Northern Circuit where you will be able to walk amongst the wildlife. Imagine strolling past a group of Grant’s gazelle or coming across a family of Elephants right at the foothills of Tanzania’s 2nd highest peak. Despite its smaller size you will find a variety of interesting landscape features within the park, including the Ngurdoto Crater, Mommela Lakes and Tululusia waterfalls. Good things come in small packages

ITINERARY 
Pick up from your hotel in Moshi/Arusha and drive to the National Park. Start your experience on the ground with a walking safari, accompanied by your guide and rangers. Whilst passing groups of grazing buffalo you will make your way to the Tululusia Waterfalls. Walking safari lasts for approximately 2 hours. Then return in the car for a game drive to the Mommela lakes where you will enjoy your picnic lunch, next to the hippos. Following lunch you will explore the rest of the park, including the Ngurdoto crater, before heading back to Moshi/Arusha (arrive 5-6pm)

Lake Manyara National Park

Non game-viewing travel time: 4.5 hours
Distance: 273km

After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel west to the Great Rift Valley and the Lake Manyara National Park. We will travel through the agricultural and fresh produce market town of Mto Wa Mbu, which is situated next to the entrance of the Lake Manyara National Park. The town is a souvenir hunters paradise, harboring thousands souvenir salesmen – ready to pounce at your slightest invitation. The Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located African wildlife areas, consisting 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 habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s densely populated African elephants herds, Lake Manyara’s famous tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos, attracted by the algae in the lake.You will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, in search of the tree-climbing lions. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha/Moshi from Lake Manyara where we will end our safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel, which ends our tour packages services.

Tarangire National Park

Non game-viewing travel time: 4 hours
Distance: 244km

After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel east to the Tarangire National Park. 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. We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha/Moshi where we will end our safari adventure.You will be taken to your hotel, which ends our tour packages services.

Ngorongoro Crater

Non game-viewing travel time: 5 hours
Distance: 320km

After breakfast you will meet your driver guide for safari briefing. After a short discussion you will start your safari to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will pass Mto Wa Mbu village, Lake Manyara National Park,you will have a short break at Lake Manyara view point,taking some pictures and you’ll see how the park is beautiful,Also you’ll pass through Karatu the last town before you reach the Loduare Gate. Ngorongoro crater is situated within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority  and has been recorded as 8th wonders of the word for its beauty and amazing landscape. 

Upon your arrival you will start with a place known as view point whereby you can see the entire crater floor after having all the authority formalities. Our safari will take us to descend to the crater floor about 660 meters with our picnic lunch for a full day game drive. The crater is famous for its permanent staying wildlife within the crater floor; this is due to the permanent water and green pasture that the crater has. Ngorongoro crater has varieties of attraction which include the hot springs, alcsline lake,vegetation, wildlife and birdlife. The wildlife which stays in the crater floor include, buffalo, lion,hippos, cheetah, elephant, wildebeest, zebra, rare black rhino, waterbuck, warthog a few just to mention. The crater also accommodates numerous numbers of birdlife migratory and resident birdlife round the year sending much time to the alkaline lakes that crater floor owns. Whoever visit Ngorongoro crater has never regretted for what he/she did rather having fun and a history of his/her lifetime. Later in the afternoon we ascend the crater floor ready for depart to Moshi where we will end our package service.

INCLUDED IN YOUR SAFARI PACKAGE:

• Lunch
• Experienced English speaking guide
• Unlimited km, Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof, 6 window seats, power adapters, and refrigerator
• Drinking water
• All park entry fees and 18% VAT
• Alcoholic and soft drinks ( Beer & Soda )
• Oclaa Adventures T-Shirt

EXCLUDED FROM YOUR SAFARI PACKAGE:

• International Flights & local Flight to get to Moshi
• Visa
• Medications
• Medical / Travel Insurance
• Optional activities
• Tip for Your Driver & Cook

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