Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park (Semi Luxury) - 3 Days

Tree Climbing Lions in Lake Manyara National Park

3 Days Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Tarangire is a short safari where you can see flamingos, tree-climbing lions, elephants and many other animals.

Tarangire National Park

As important information for you, the name Tarangire National Park was established from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. You should also know that, just as Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park is also in the Manyara Region. It is creating a Tarangire ecosystem.

Moreover, for your information, the park covers over 2800 sq kms in area. The animals that you can see in Tarangire National Park are Wildebeest migration, Zebras, Giraffes, Lions and many more. You will also see number of elephants in the park.

The park is near Lake Manyara National Park and Arusha town. As important information for you, the drive from Arusha to Tarangire National park is around 3 hours (140 kms)

The drive between Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park is around 2 hours (100 kms).

Lake Manyara National Park

As important information for you, Lake Manyara National Park is located between Arusha town and Ngorongoro Crater near Mto wa Mbu village on the cliffs of Manyara Enscarpment. However small the Lake Manyara National Park is, you have a great ecological variety with amazing wildlife and bird species.

Additionally, you should know that the park was established in the year 1960. Before that, in 1957, it was announced as a game reserve.

Moreover, you will be able to see the pink flamingos which flock in thousands every year on the alkaline Lake Manyara. Additionally, you will also see tree-climbing lions too. The best times to visit the flamingos is between June and October. However, it is also fairly good to visit them between November to February.

As important information for you, Lake Manyara National Park is 330 sq km in size. Where you can see, 200 sq km is covered by the lake itself.

Furthermore, you can also view more than 300 bird life that are recorded in the Lake Manyara National Park.

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro crater is located between Serengeti National Park and Karatu town on your way from Lake Manyara National Park. It is a volcanic crater making it the largest non-flooded caldera in the world, which you can measure at 300 sq kms in area and 600 meters deep.

As a result, as important information for you, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is around 8,300 sq kms in size. It is covering part of the Serengeti Plains and Lake Ndutu area.

Additionally, at the end of the wildebeest Migration, between December to February, you can view the animals arrive at Lake Ndutu inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the renounced mating season.
Ngorongoro Crater is special because you have a chance to see the resident animals coexisting with the Maasai Tribe.

3 Days Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Tarangire is a famous short safari of north Tanzania.

3 Days Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park is a short safari where you can see flamingos, tree-climbing lions, elephants and many other animals

Day 1
Kilimanjaro Airport to Lake Manyara National Park

Meet, greet with your driver/ guide at Kilimanjaro Airport at 0900 hours and depart for Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch via Arusha town and Mto wa Mbu village. The drive from Kilimanjaro Airport to Lake Manyara is around 4 hours.

Game drive inside Lake Manyara National Park in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight

Day 2
Lake Manyara National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Depart for Ngorongoro Crater via Karatu town after breakfast. Picnic lunch will be provided. The drive will be around 2 hours

Upon arrival, descend into the crater for a tour.

Ascend the crater and proceed to Lodge/ Camp.

Dinner and overnight

Day 3
Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro Airport

Depart for Tarangire National Park after breakfast. The drive will be around 2 hour.

Game drive inside Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch.

Proceed to Kilimanjaro Airport in the afternoon. Arrive Kilimanjaro Airport around 1600 hours.

Price Includes:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 2 nights full-board accommodation
  • Park, Concession & Crater fees
  • Game drives as indicated
  • Return Kilimanjaro Airport Transfers
  • Complimentary mineral water (1 liter per person per day)

Price Excludes:

  • Accommodation in Arusha
  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance

Stated prices are all year round.

What documents do I need?

The most important documents are your valid passport and Tanzanian visa. A 3 month tourist visa and single entry is US $50, although Americans pay US $100 and available at Tanzanian airports and consulates.

You could also check to confirm the current requirements with the nearest Tanzanian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate, or your travel agent.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park (Semi Luxury)
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2 Adults USD 2,360
3 Adults USD 2,880
4 Adults USD 3,440
5 Adults USD 3,975
6 Adults USD 4,500
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Trip Facts

  • 4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • 6
  • Game drives
  • Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park
  • 3 days
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