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 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.

Lake Manyara National Park

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, it has great ecological variety with amazing wildlife and bird species.
The park was established in the year 1960. Before that, in 1957, it was announced as a game reserve.
The park is also home to the pink flamingos which flock in thousands every year on the alkaline Lake Manyara. It is also famous for tree-climbing lions. 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.
Lake Manyara National Park is 330 sq km in size, where 200 sq km is covered by the lake itself.
More than 300 bird life is recorded in the Lake Manyara National Park.

Tarangire National Park

The name Tarangire National Park was established from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. Just as Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National park is also in the Manyara Region, creating a Tarangire ecosystem.
The park covers over 2800 sq kms in area. The animals that can be seen in Tarangire National Park are Wildebeest migration, Zebras, Giraffes, Lions and many more. The park is also renowned for the number of elephants.
The park is near Lake Manyara National Park and Arusha town. 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).

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro crater is located between Serengeti National Park and Karatu town on the way from Lake Manyara National Park. It is a volcanic crater making it the largest non-flooded caldera in the world, which is 300 sq kms in area and 600 meters deep.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is around 8,300 sq kms in size, covering part of the Serengeti Plains and Lake Ndutu area.
At the end of the wildebeest Migration, between December to February, the animals arriving at Lake Ndutu inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the renounced mating season.
Ngorongoro Crater is special because the resident animals coexist with the Maasai Tribe.

3 Days Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park 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.

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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.

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Price From USD 800 USD $ 750/person
Group Discount
Group Discount Guide
Cost Per Adult Traveler:
$ 750 USD
750
Total $ 750 USD

Trip Facts

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