4-Days; Awesome Adventures in Northern Tanzania ( Serengeti N.P, Tarangire N.P and Ngorongoro Crater )

This safari is a great way to discover the beauty of Northern Tanzania in a time frame of just four days. This adventure takes you to Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. It is fascinating how much wildlife can be viewed from these three parks - from the dry woodlands of Tarangire, to the open plains of the Serengeti and to the breathtaking wetlands of the Ngorongoro.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$900 - $1000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
4 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
You'll visit Tarangire NP, Serengeti NP & Ngorongoro
Activities: game drives & specialized birding (with a professional birding guide)
Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting around: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for extra cost
Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost.

Accommodation & Meals
Day 1:Budget camping
Outside Tarangire NP (Lunch & dinner included)
Day 2:Budget camping
Inside Serengeti NP (All meals included)
Day 3:Budget camping
On the crater rim of Ngorongoro (All meals included)
Day 4:End of tour (no accommodation)
Breakfast & lunch included

Included;
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
Camping equipment
Sleeping bag
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT

Excluded;
Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
Accommodation on the last day
Roundtrip airport transfer
Bath towels
International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Day 1: Arusha-Tarangire National Park

Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 0830am and drive on tarmac road 120km to Tarangire National Park (2,850 sq km) for game drives. Lunch picnic, there after lunch continue with afternoon game viewing in the park, a home to Lion, Leopard, Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more. It's the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem. The swamps, tinged green year round, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world. On drier ground you find the Kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird; the stocking-thigh ostrich, the world's largest bird; and small parties of ground hornbills blustering like turkeys. More ardent bird-lovers might keep an eye open for screeching flocks of the dazzlingly colorful yellow-collared lovebird, and the somewhat drabber Rufus-tailed weaver and ashy starling. Dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite.

Day 2: Twiga Campsite-Serengeti National Park

Breakfast at around 0600am. Pick up from the Camp at 0700am and drive to the Great Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km or 5,700 sq mile’s) with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives via Ngorongoro Crater rim where you will visit Masai village in Kimba. This village is worth visiting if you want a set up type photo of men and women dressed in traditional garb. Thereafter proceed to Serengeti National Park the home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Serengeti is one of the most comprehensive and appealing internet presentations on nature, conservation and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature-lovers and tourists from all over the world visit the virtual Serengeti. Today it is one of the most famous national parks on Earth, renowned for its magnificent lions but best known for its great migration. Lots of birds including the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Seronera Campsite.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park-Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0900 hrs back to the campsite for breakfast. Here in the Serengeti region you can often watch wildebeest and zebras next to lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. On the way you will pass the Olduvai Gorge where the English pair, Louis and Mary Leak pioneered excavation work. In the sixties some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution was found and a small museum (visit optional) documents these discoveries. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Elephants, like humans, enjoy clearly defined stages of their lives, each lasting for several years, even decades. Stages are characterised by structured roles and duties. These fascinating creatures continue to amaze researchers in terms of their insight and resourcefulness. Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Simba "A" campsite.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Floor-Arusha

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0730hours drive to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for game drives. All the Big five Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, and many more mammals. Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring Picnic site. Ngorongoro Crater is often called 'Africa's Eden' the '8th Natural Wonder of the World'. A massive extinct volcano, its towering tree lined walls drop thousands of feet to a "Noah's Ark" of animals on the verdant floor below. This breathtaking oasis provides a haven for both predator and prey to live among grasslands, fresh springs and the large soda lake. Nowhere else can such a diversity in wildlife be experienced in such a short period of time. After lunch proceed with game viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Arusha.

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

  • Twiga Lodge & Campsite
  • Seronera Campsite
  • Simba "A" Campsite

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African buffalo
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African caracal
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Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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