3 Days Lake Manyara, Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania Safari

3 Days / 2 Night

3 Days Lake Manyara, Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania Safaris

TRIP OVERVIEW

Our detailed 3 Days Tanzania Safari with Macpace Tours & Safaris is a memorable experience of a well professionally organized itinerary in variety of wildlife and spectacular landscape scenery. Ngorongoro Crater hosts rare black rhino and it is recognized for its maximum game spotting adventures. Exploring the plains of savannah in Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park will make an adventure being memory in your memory.

trip overview
trip overview
trip overview

Ensuite Accommodation Packages

Below are packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on Nov 13, 2023, in a group of two adults. Ensuite hotels are tented camps/lodges that can be inside/around national parks. You will have a private room with attached bathroom. Meals are provided by hotels.

Option E1

  • - $884 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Omega View Hotel, Karatu

Option E2

  • - $936 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Eileen's Trees Inn - Standard, Karatu

Option E3

  • - $994 per person for safari Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at The Castle Ngorongoro, Karatu

Option E4

  • - $1,070 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Acacia Farm Lodge, Karatu

Option E5

  • - $1,336 per person for safari with Mini Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge, Karatu

Option E6

  • - $1,918 per person for safari with Mini Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at The Manor at Ngorongoro, Karatu

TRIP ITINERARY

Day

1

Moshi/Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Accommodations: Client’s selection public campsite/ tented campsite/ Lodges

We will start a journey by our jeep car for Tarangire National Park early in the morning after suspicious breakfast. When arriving in Tarangire we will begin experiencing the different mounds and the ancient baobab trees. Tarangire National Park is experienced for its diverse bird species and extended population of giant elephants. There are animal sightings of lions, giraffe, warthogs, ostriches, impalas, cheetah, mongoose, buffaloes, and mischievous baboons. After discovering and observing the wildlife in Tarangire National Park we will continue our drive to our next package step to Ngorongoro Crater. Take a rest, shower, overnight and dinner at your accommodation.

Day

2

Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodations: Client’s selection public campsite/ tented campsite/ Lodges

We will have an early drive from your accommodation after taking your morning breakfast to Ngorongoro Crater through Ngorongoro Conservation Area. In Ngorongoro Crater animals cannot frequently come in and out of the Ngorongoro Crater due to its elevated landscape. This led to the disability of spotting every member of the BIG FIVE in a single day/time comprising buffalo, elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards. Other wildlife animals that you may see are like zebras, hippo, wildebeest and hyenas. The Ngorongoro Crater also is featured by an extensive bird population including geese, storks and vultures, and flamingos on the Soda Lake in the crater rim. After that we will drive directly to Lake Manyara where we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day

3

Lake Manyara National Park to Moshi/Arusha.

Accommodations: Client’s selection public campsite/ tented campsite/ Lodges

In early morning after breakfast, we will start to move on to Lake Manyara National Park where we will spend the day game drive and enjoy a picnic lunch. Lake Manyara National Park is located at the base Great Rift Valley showing good magnificent. A number of species is able to reside in the Lake Manyara National Park due to the wide-range of habitats encouraging photographers and bird watchers. Thousands of pink-hued flamingos occupy in the lake and other water birds include pelicans, storks and cormorants. The wildlife you may see are buffalo, elephants, giraffe, impalas and the ferocious hippos that inhabit the water. Our trip will come to an end in the late afternoon. We will proceed to Moshi/Arusha in your hotel.

Pre & Post Tour Hotels

Arusha is the base for safari tours in North Tanzania. If you need accommodation in Arusha before/after your safari tour you can check some popular hotel prices on bed and breakfast basis below.

Single Room

  • - Crest Safari Lodge - USD 47

  • - Kutoka Lodge - USD 64

  • - Karama lodge - USD 113

  • - The African Tulip - USD 149

  • - Four Points by Sheraton, Arusha - Traditional queen room - USD 205

  • - Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge - Plantation room - USD 375

Double Sharing room

  • - Crest Safari Lodge - USD 29

  • - Kutoka Lodge - USD 49

  • - Karama lodge - USD 76

  • - The African Tulip - USD 112

  • - Four Points by Sheraton, Arusha - Traditional queen room - USD 120

  • - Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge - Plantation room - USD 240

Triple Sharing Room

  • - Crest Safari Lodge - USD 29

  • - Kutoka Lodge - USD 40

  • - Karama lodge - USD 73

  • - The African Tulip - USD 93

  • - Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge - Plantation room - USD 180

Add-on tours in Ngorongoro

  • Masai Village Tour: USD 25 per person
  • Olduvai Gorge museum visit: USD 35 per person
  • Ngorongoro Crater Rim Hike: USD 35 per person

Add-on tours in Lake Manyara

  • Canoeing in Lake Manyara: USD 74 per person
  • Night Game drives in Lake Manyara NP: USD 114 per person
  • Treetop Walkway: USD 54 per person

Add-on tours in Tarangire

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride: USD 540 per person
  • Short Walking Tour (upto 4 hours): USD 45 per person
  • Long Walking Tour (upto 6 hours): USD 60 per person
  • Night Game Drives (for clients staying inside): USD 100-200 per person depending on lodge

Add-on tours in Karatu

  • Coffee Plantation Tour: USD 20 per person
  • Iraq Village Tour: USD 25 per person
  • Endoro Falls & Elephant Caves visit: USD 35 per person

Transfers

This tour starts from Arusha. Kilimanjaro airport is the nearest international airport and Arusha airport is the nearest domestic airport.

Airport Pickup/Drop

Pickup or drop off at Arusha airport on the day of safari: No extra charge Pickup or drop off at Kilimanjaro airport on the day of safari: USD 30 per vehicle

Airport to Hotel transfers

Transfer from Arusha airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 25 per vehicle Transfer from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha hotel or vice versa: USD 50 per vehicle

InterCity transfers

Transfer from Moshi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 100 per vehicle Transfer from Nairobi to Arusha or vice versa: USD 275 per vehicle

Flights

We do not book International Flights. We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

Intercity Flights

We do not book International Flights. We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

Flights

We do not book International Flights.

We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

Intercity Flights

  • From Zanzibar to Arusha: From USD 100 per person (Morning flight)
  • From Dar es salaam to Arusha: From USD 90 per person (Morning flight)
  • From Arusha to Zanzibar: From USD 170 per person (Late Afternoon flight)
  • From Arusha to Dar es salaam: From USD 110 per person (Late Afternoon flight)

Meals

  • Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times

  • Day 1 - Arusha to Lake Manyara takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (114 km)
  • Day 2 - Lake Manyara to NCA takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour (42 km)
  • Day 3 - NCA to Tarangire takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (108 km)
  • Day 3 - Tarangire to Arusha takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (106 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions

  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).
  • Concession/ Camping Fees.
  • Daily game drives while on Safari.
  • A professional driver/ guide.
  • 4x4 Land Cruiser.
  • All Taxes and VAT.
  • Meals as per itinerary.
  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Exclusions

  • International flights.
  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Tips
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

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