Visit the smaller parks of Tanzania's northern safari circuit

Safari experience for those with little time. Get an introduction to African wildlife and admire the beauty of Tanzania. Good option for people with low budget.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$293 - $776
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
2 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
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See tree-climbing lions in Lake Manyara and the elephants of Tarangire.

Price includes:
- Transfer from and to airport
- All entrance fees.
- Accommodation on tour as per the itinerary
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on an excellent 4 x 4 vehicle rebuilt for comfortable
- Camping equipment except sleeping bags (can be rented through us)
- Game drives as per the itinerary
- Complementary drinking water during game drives
- Government taxes

Price excludes:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to the driver/cook (highly recommended)


Day 1

In the morning leave Arusha and start your drive to Lake Manyara. Game drive until late afternoon.  Picnic lunch in the park. Drive for your dinner and overnight stay at Twiga Lodge and Campsite in Mto Wa Mbu. Lunch and dinner included.

Lake Manyara National Park is well known for the flamingos that inhabit the lake. This is a good spot for bird watching, more than 400 species of birds have been recorded in the park and many remain throughout the year.  The most famous attraction of the park are the tree-climbing lions. Leopards, cheetahs, elephants, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelles, hippos, Masai giraffe, impala and zebras are few of the other wildlife commonly spotted here.


Day 2

Have breakfast at campsite and then enter the Tarangire National Park for game drive. Lunch in the park. In the afternoon drive back to Arusha. Breakfast and lunch included.

This park is often referred to as the "home of elephants", you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes, gazelles, buffalos and even tree-climbing pythons. Tarangire River is the place where thirsty animals come to get their much needed drinking water.   

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Twiga Lodge and Campsite

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Congema Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +255 755 003116
Since: Jan 2006

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Night drives
Night drives
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