Check out the very best of what Tanzania has to offer through its breathtaking national parks and the majestic wildlife in this sweet short journey in just 3 days; it takes you to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire national park, and Lake Manyara National Park, giving you the opportunity to see large herds of elephants, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest as well as cheetah, incredible birdlife, and much more. Every year in this region, herds of wildebeest and zebra embark on a long-distance migration that coincides with the annual rainfall patterns and grass growth.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Early morning after breakfast we will pick you up from your accommodation in Arusha and we will head to Tarangire National Park, which is known for its huge baobab trees and large herds of elephants. Its sparse vegetation makes it a beautiful and special location, where up to 300 elephants can be found, looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds at its best visiting time during the dry season between July to October. Migratory wildebeest, zebra and buffalo can also be seen crowding the shrinking lagoons. Here you will enjoy an afternoon game drive with a picnic lunch.
Overnight: Fanaka Safari Lodge.
Meal plan: All inclusive
Day 2: Mto wa Mbu to Ngorongoro Conservation crater
After breakfast we head off on safari from Mto wa Mbu to the Ngorongoro conservation area, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which lions, zebras, flocks of flamingos, elephants, giraffes just to mention a few. Ngorongoro is often referred to as the eighth natural wonder, it has been listed as a UNESCO site which is considered the most beautiful and unique place in Africa where man and wildlife stay together in one area, We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos, and other water birds can usually be seen here. After a game drive in the late afternoon, we head back to Fanaka Safari Lodge for your overnight stay.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed, and breakfast (FB)
ACCOMMODATION: Fanaka Safari Lodge.
After an early breakfast, you will depart from the campsite for a half-day game drive in Lake Manyara national park “a park is well known for its spectacular tree-climbing lions which spend most of their time spread out on the tree branches of acacias six to seven meters from the ground but also the park is well known for its tree-climbing pythons. Alongside this park lies the Mto wa Mbu “The river of mosquitoes” a small village that hosts almost all the tribes found in Tanzania believed to be more than 120 tribes dwelling in this small town conducting different activities including woodcarving, painting, and farming. After a game drive in the late afternoon, we head back to the Kilimanjaro international airport for your flight back home.
Meals; Breakfast and Lunch
* Zanzibar add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania
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