Niasa Tours (T) Ltd

3 Days Best of Tanzania Safari

3 Days
3 Days 2 Nights Best of Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari Tarangire / Lake Manyara National Park And Ngorongoro Crater
Experience the best of Tanzania’s wildlife and breathtaking landscapes on this immersive 3-day safari. Journey through Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park, each offering unique ecosystems and abundant wildlife. From the dramatic Rift Valley escarpment and the world’s largest intact caldera to the dense elephant herds of Tarangire, this itinerary promises unforgettable game viewing and scenic wonders. Trip Highlights:
  1. Lake Manyara National Park:
    • Explore the stunning Lake Manyara National Park, dramatically located at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment.
    • Witness the famous tree-climbing lions, unique to this park, and large flocks of flamingos along the soda lake.
    • Encounter one of Africa's largest concentrations of elephants amidst the park's diverse habitats.
  2. Ngorongoro Crater:
    • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Enjoy a full day of game viewing, spotting the Big Five (Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant) in a concentrated area.
    • Picnic by the scenic lake Magadi, where flamingos, hippos, and other water birds gather, surrounded by the crater’s stunning landscape.
  3. Tarangire National Park:
    • Discover the beauty of Tarangire National Park, renowned for its high density of elephants and baobab trees.
    • Observe large herds of elephants, often reaching up to 300 individuals, as they gather around the Tarangire River.
    • Spot a variety of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, and over 550 bird species, including the Masai Ostrich.
  4. Scenic Landscapes and Unique Ecosystems:
    • Enjoy the varied and dramatic landscapes, from the lush forests and soda lakes of Lake Manyara to the expansive plains of the Serengeti and the dense woodlands of Tarangire.
    • Appreciate the unique geological formations of the Great Rift Valley and the breathtaking views from the Ngorongoro Crater rim.
    • Experience different ecosystems, each offering its own unique set of flora and fauna.
  5. Bird Watching Opportunities:
    • Delight in the rich birdlife across all three parks, with opportunities to see flamingos at Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, and over 550 bird species in Tarangire.
    • Look for raptors, storks, vultures, and a variety of water birds throughout the parks.
    • Enhance your bird watching experience with sightings of the world's largest bird, the Masai Ostrich, and other unique species.
This carefully curated safari offers a condensed yet comprehensive exploration of Tanzania’s most renowned wildlife areas, ensuring an enriching and memorable adventure.

3 Days Best of Tanzania Safari

Our professional driver guide will meet you and start driving towards Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch. This impressive park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park) at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Manyara’s famous tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation

This day you will departs with packed lunch to Ngorongoro area where you will descend into the crater and spend the rest of the day with game viewing. Lunch will be taken at picnic Ngorongoro Crater is one the largest intact caldera in the world and one of the most spectacular sights in the whole of Africa. All the Big 5 Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera; others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more, birds include flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more other bird families.Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation.

After breakfast do we head into the Tarangire National Park for a morning game drive? The Tarangire National Park has the highest density of elephants in North Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round in which the herds often can reach an impressive number of 300 animals. The Tarangire River has water all year round and during the dry season, between July and October, many animals from the surrounding areas come to the river for drinking. You will be able to see lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests and zebras as well as various types of antelopes and gazelles and with a little luck, you can also spot a python! This area is during the dry season also a haven for bird watchers with over 550 different species including the Masai Ostrich -the world largest bird. Lunch at picnic after which depart to Arusha town and we will end our African safari adventure. You will be taken to your hotel or alternatively to Airport, which ends our safari packages services.

What is included in this trek package?

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking naturalist driver/guide
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4×4 with viewing roof and guaranteed window seating
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • National Park gate fees, Park commission, and Government taxes (based on current rates)

What is excluded in this trek package?

  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Drinks and extra bottled water
  • Optional tours (Olduvai Gorge and Maasai Village visit)
  • Holiday supplement December 20 – January 5
  • Discount for kids under 15 years old
3 Days Best of Tanzania Safari