This 3 days safari Tanzania starts and ends in Arusha town the base town for all Tanzania safari tours in the Northern Tanzania Safari circuit. The 3 days tour is a great package for all ages due to the short distances involved because all the 3 parks that you will visit are located not very far from one another. Takes you to the Ngorongoro Crater but also a visit to Tarangire National Park and the Lake Manyara National Park a small evergreen gem of its own kind.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Early morning pick up from Arusha (or Moshi town) and drive further through the Masai Steppe via Makuyuni Junction and over down to the Tarangire National Park. This is now the fifth largest park, of all parks in Tanzania, and the Tarangire National Park is dotted with amazingly big Baobab trees and the extraordinary large herds of elephants; Tarangire is quite a place not to miss while on your African safari to Tanzania if you are a lover of the jumbos or other general large game. The park is home to many animal species and some rare breeds like the Oryx and hirolas, and some rare birds species. Later in the afternoon we drive out of the park and check in at the amazing Sangaiwe Tented Camp.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater
After an early morning breakfast at you camp at sunrise then you will check out and drive towards the Ngorongoro Crater also known as the 8th Wonder of the world. When you arrive you will register at the Loduare Main Gate then you descend into the Crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch on the crater Floor. Ngorongoro Crater is often described as one of the wonders of the world. The ‘Crater’ (not actually a crater) is world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a known natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. This is also one of the few places in the world where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural habitat. Overnight at Country Lodge at Karatu or similar.
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park
Early morning breakfast at the lodge (or you can also carry a packed breakfast & lunch) and descend into the floor of the Great Rift Valley where you will visit the Lake Manyara National Park on your last day of your 3 days safari in Tanzania. The name ‘Manyara’ is a Maa word (Masai Language) for the euphorbia tirucalli tree species which the nomadic Masai people use to make hedges to protect their homesteads and livestock. The park is highlighted with lots of these trees and the tree climbing lions which are often spotted taking afternoon siesta on the branches. Lake Manyara itself you will get the chance to observe the Hippos and the aquatic birds including the colorful Flamingoes, pelicans, Egyptian geese, cormorants, and many more.
You will do game drives until mid day then drive to Arusha where you will be dropped at your Arusha Hotel.