3 DAYS TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI (LAKE MANYARA, NGORONGORO & TARANGIRE)

3 days Tanzania wildlife safari (Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Tarangire): This 3 days/ 2 nights Tanzania wildlife safari takes you to 3  Tanzania safari destinations including Lake manyara national park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire national park.

Highlights of 3 days Tanzania wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara national park
  • Day 2: Transfer from Lake Manyara national park to Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 3: Transfer from Ngorongoro crater to Tarangire national park

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1

Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara national park

 Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park: On the first day of your 3 days Tanzania wildlife safari (Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Tarangire), you will have early morning breakfast at your lodge in Arusha in case you spent a night in Arusha or else you will be met direct at the airport, and embark on your drive to Lake Manyara national park. This journey takes approximately 2 hours and passes through the market town of Mto WA Mbu, in the town market you can make a stopover and buy some fresh fruits, buy souvenirs and encounter local cultures. Lake Manyara national park is a birder’s paradise and a scenic destination with many splendid views, the park consists of Lake Manyara the 7th largest lake in Tanzania and the lake is a home to many bird species such as greater and lesser flamingoes, yellow billed stork, great white pelican, black-winged stilt, pied avocet, chestnut-banded plover, ruff, little stint and many more. When you reach in the park, you will go for a game drive and from your open-roof vehicle you will spot animals like wildebeests, zebras, wildebeests, Thomson and grant’s gazelle, bushbuck, impalas. Cape buffaloes, hippopotamus, elephants, warthogs and many more. At lunch time you will drive to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will return to the park visiting the magnificent Lake Manyara, at the lake you will spot many animals and take amazing pictures. In the evening you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight while on your wildlife Tanzania Safari.

3 days Tanzania wildlife safari
Lake Manyara National Park wildlife

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2

Transfer from Lake Manyara national park to Ngorongoro Crater

Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater: On the second day of your 3 days Tanzania wildlife safari (Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Tarangire), you will have early morning breakfast, check out of your lodge then depart for Ngorongoro crater for a game viewing experience in the crater. Ngorongoro crater is a scenic feature recognized as the 8th wonder of the world. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the spectacular tourist destinations in Tanzania and home to over 120 species of mammals including the big five (lion, elephant, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards), the conservation area is a good place to spot lions, hippopotamus in large numbers and the endangered rhinoceros. From the comfortable seat of your open-top 4X4 wheel car, as you drive through the crater, you will be able to see many predators such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, jackals, hyenas and many other animals such as elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, wildebeests and many more. As you explore the crater you will have an opportunity to take amazing pictures and at lunchtime, you will have a picnic lunch setting at the hippo pool which is a famous and beautiful spot in the conservation. Lunch will be enjoined under the tree shade as picnic lunch. Once you are done with exploring the crater, you will exit the crater and head to your lodge for dinner and night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3

Transfer from Ngorongoro crater to Tarangire national park

Ngorongoro – Tarangire National Park – Arusha: Today marks the end of your 3 days Tanzania wildlife safari (Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Tarangire). You will therefore, arise early for breakfast after which you will check out of the lodge and head to Tarangire national park also situated in Northern circuit of Tanzania.  Tarangire national park thrills with a good number of animals including Elephants and many more. Upon park arrival, you will enjoy a game drive till lunch time. After lunch, you will proceed with your journey to Arusha.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF 3 DAYS TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI

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