Itinerary Overview


This packege offers an enchanting journey through some of Tanzania’s most breathtaking wildlife destinations. This comprehensive itinerary allows you to explore the diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife of Lake Manyara National Park, witness the incredible beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater, and experience the unique ecosystems of Tarangire National Park.

The adventure begins with a visit to Lake Manyara National Park, known for its stunning scenery and diverse wildlife. As you embark on game drives through the park, be prepared to encounter elephants, giraffes, zebras, and an array of bird species. Keep an eye out for the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to this park, as well as the pink flamingos that adorn the shores of the lake.

Next, you’ll venture to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to the iconic Ngorongoro Crater. Descending into the caldera, you’ll be surrounded by an extraordinary concentration of wildlife. Marvel at the sight of lions, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, and a myriad of other animals thriving in this stunning natural amphitheater. The Ngorongoro Crater is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise and offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife photography and observation.

Continuing the safari, you’ll explore Tarangire National Park, renowned for its towering baobab trees and large elephant herds. As you navigate the park’s diverse habitats, you’ll encounter a wealth of wildlife, including wildebeests, giraffes, zebras, and an abundance of birdlife. Tarangire is particularly famous for its elephant population, offering exceptional opportunities to observe these majestic creatures up close.

Throughout the safari, you’ll stay in comfortable accommodations, ranging from tented camps to lodges, strategically located to provide both comfort and immersion in the natural surroundings.

In summary, the 5-day, 4-night Lake Manyara / Ngorongoro Crater / Tarangire Safari Package offers an unforgettable journey through Tanzania’s captivating wildlife destinations. From the diverse landscapes and birdlife of Lake Manyara to the remarkable wildlife encounters in the Ngorongoro Crater and the unique ecosystems of Tarangire, this safari promises an immersive experience that showcases the beauty and biodiversity of Tanzania’s natural wonders.

About The Tour

Inclusions Exclusions
Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients. Visas and related costs.
Transportation as per itinerary. Personal Taxes.
Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients. Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner. International flights.
Services literate English driver/guide. Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

  • Day : 1 Nairobi – Arusha

    Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi at 7.30 am depart for Arusha town via Namanga border post for immigration formalities and arrive in Arusha in the afternoon to be transferred to your hotel followed by safari briefing, overnight in Arusha.

  • Day : 2 Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park

    In the morning you’ll drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park. Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and a variety of antelope inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippo’s. If you are lucky you may see the Manyara lions, well known for their tree climbing habits, lazily resting on the branches of an “Acacia tortilis” tree. The birdlife is also abundant with flamingos, pelicans, hornbills and plenty of forest species. Overnight at TWIGA Campsite or Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge.

  • Day : 3 Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro crater for a full afternoon of tracking game with your guide on the crater floor. You will break for your picnic lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. All the big five may be seen. Other species encountered are cheetah, grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, common zebra, wildbeest and the spotted hyena. Flamingos may also be seen at the Crater Lake. Dinner and overnight at the SIMBA Campsite or Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge.

  • Day : 4 Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park

    After breakfast depart for Tarangire National park, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. Arrive in time for lunch after lunch, afternoon spent game viewing in the park, dinner and overnight at the Tarangire safari lodge or Nimali tarangire camp.

  • Day : 5 Tarangire – Arusha

    After early morning breakfast, proceed for your last game drive in the park as you leave for Kilimanjaro or Arusha arriving in the afternoon in time for your onward flight. Alternatively continue to your booked hotel for overnight.