This is the best tour for both who wish to experience the taste of the full game drive in Tanzania but having a limited time or budget. This tour will take you to Tarangire and Lake Manyara national parks or Ngorongoro Crater.
On this tour, you will witness the ancient baobab trees and herd of the elephant family. Baobab trees and having a large herd of the Elephant makes Tarangire as a very distinctive feature compared to the other parks. Spot the tree climbing lions in Lake Manyara & enjoy the hospitality of a lodge & the romance of a tented camp in the Tanzanian bush. Visit fabled Ngorongoro Crater, sometimes nicknamed Noah’s Ark for its rich concentration of diverse wildlife.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara National Park
Pick up from the airport/hotel and drive to Tarangire National Park for a game view. Tarangire National Park covers an area of 2850sq km with scattered Baobab trees, alternating with open acacia woodland. Here you will also see open bush plains, swamps, and rivers like the Tarangire. Wildlife in this park includes elephants, zebra, giraffe, Dik Dik, and Ostrich and different species of birds can be seen. Dinner and overnight will be at the camp or lodge.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara National Park to Ngorongoro
Drive to Lake Manyara national park for the game drive, Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania. It is said to be the “loveliest lake in Africa, Lake Manyara is covering 127 square miles (329 km2) of Lake Manyara national park, the lake’s alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km2). It is famous for a good number of baboons and birdlife, also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, and giraffes, giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates. Stay overnight at the camp or lodge.
Day 3: Ngorongoro to Lake Manyara National Park or Tarangire National Park back to Arusha
Wake up for breakfast and then leave as earlier as possible to Ngorongoro Crater. You will leave with packed lunch. Formal registrations in this magnificent landscape-Ngorongoro gate. Afterwards enter the crater, Short stop at the viewpoint, and continue driving towards the descending route, game drives in this park is one of the greatest as there is a big chance to encounter the ‘BIG 5’, after picnic lunch continue with a game drive until late afternoon, then you will ascend the crater and drive back to Arusha for your flight back home.