On these 4 days Budget Safari we will be well looked after and afforded the opportunity to see some of the best that Tanzania has to offer. We experience breathtaking wildlife in the midst of some of the most diverse landscapes, monkeys in the forest, lions on trees, elephants among the acacias, and a huge variety of animals inside a collapsed volcano. Not only will we visit Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Park but also drive into the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater.
Arrival in Arusha
You will be picked up from the airport by an Adonai Safari representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Arusha where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come.
Main destination; Arusha
Arusha-Tarangire National Park
In the morning our safari guide will greet you with a broad smile in anticipation of our coming adventures. The drive to Tarangire on a good tarmac road takes us across gently rolling Maasai plains with scattered acacia trees. As we zip along we pass many Maasai in their colorful attire walking on the roadside, riding bicycles, herding cattle, and driving donkeys carts. Tarangire National Park is well known for its large elephant herds is a diverse landscape of seasonal swamps, savanna, and the life-giving Tarangire River which winds its’ way through the park. From the open roof of the vehicle, we will seek out the myriad animals that here inhabit including zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe. It is possible we will glimpse Lion stalking his prey or leopard relaxing in the trees. After an extensive game drive, we leave the park and head for our nearby lodge where we enjoy dinner and relaxation with our quarters awaiting us.
Activity; game drive
Main destination; Tarangire
Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park, a small but diverse park 120km west of Arusha.The park’s namesake a shallow salt lake, covering some seventy percent of the parklands. Floods and drys with the seasons and is home to thousands of flamingo and over 500 other bird species. On our exploration of the park we will see monkeys, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and with some luck, lions lounging On the trees. In the afternoon after lunch, we will return to our lodge for dinner and digestif by the fire perhaps, conversation and a reviewing in the mind’s eye the images of the wilds accrued during the day before retiring for our well-earned rest.
Activity; game drive
Main destination; Lake Manyara National Park
After an early breakfast depart for a drive through the Rift Valley to the cooler regions of the Ngorongoro highlands. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic caldera, formed with the massive explosion of a volcano once higher than Kilimanjaro some two to three million years ago. It is almost 20km wide, approximately 600 m deep, and is known for its large variety of wildlife, including the “Big Five” lion, elephant, buffalo, Black rhino, and leopard. It is well recognized as one of the world’s wonders, veritably magnificent. In addition to the Big Five, the various springs attract animals such as wildebeest, gazelle, reedbuck, and more than 500 bird species. At a picnic site(Ngoitoktok) we have our scrumptious lunch before enjoying further game viewing in the crater. We leave the crater in the afternoon ascending the steep winding track to wend our way back to Arusha. An end with our adventure replete with images of the African Wilds to take through our life’s journey.
END OF TOUR
- Park fees(For non-residents)
- All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)
- International flights(From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips(Tipping guideline US$20 pp per day)
- Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Optional Safari Activities:
- Balloon Safari (USD 599 per person)
- Maasai Village Visit (U$100 per vehicle)
- Night Game Drive Tarangire or Lake Manyara (USD 120 per person)
- Ngorongoro Crater Rim Walk (U$D30 per person)
- Visit the Olduvai Gorge and museum (U$D 50 per person)