3 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara trip

3 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro
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3 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater trip Overview

These 3 days Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Manyara trip is a great way to experience it. This visit offers the best wildlife viewing experience. This compact safari is ideal for those who are on a tight schedule or those looking for a weekend getaway. And as well, for people whose time and budget are not allowing them to go to the Serengeti. 

These three are some of Tanzania’s amazing wildlife destinations. The concentration of wildlife in these three parks offers great opportunities to see lots of wildlife within a short period.

The accommodation facilities are lodges, luxury tented camps, and budget public campsites. Please, let us know a sort of your preferred accommodation/s.

Please, contact us at info@zorillasafaris.com for current prices and more information about this trip!

Detailed Itinerary for 3 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater

Day 1. Arusha – Tarangire National Park

You will be picked up at your hotel in Arusha at 07:00hrs and transferred to the Tarangire National Park. Soon after the formality session, you’ll enter the park and, start a game viewing experience. This park is famous for its large collection of baobab trees, spectacular large mammal population, and variety of bird species. Besides, it is one of the parks which have the largest concentrations of elephants in the country. After a tour, you will be transferred to Mto wa Mbu near Lake Manyara National Park. Dinner and overnight are at a Public Campsite or in a lodge. 

Day 2. Mto wa Mbu – Ngorongoro Crater

You will depart the camp at around 06:00hrs and head to the Ngorongoro Crater for a day tour. The crater is the largest unbroken caldera worldwide and, simply one of the new 7 natural wonders of Africa. At noon, you will take a break to enjoy your packed lunch beside a small lake, Engotokitok. As the hippos are spending the daytime in this lake, so you’ll see them while on lunch. After lunch, the tour continues with an afternoon game drive for few hours there. In the early evening, you’ll check out and drive back to Mto wa Mbu for dinner and overnight. 

Day 3. Lake Manyara National Park Tour – Arusha

It’s just a few-minute drive from your accommodation place to reach the park gate. Leaving the camp at around 0700hrs and head to the park for your final game drive is sounding better. The park is renowned for its elusive tree-climbing lions and diverse birdlife. At noon, the driver-guide will take you to a beautiful picnic site for a packed lunch. And, after lunch, the tour proceeds around the beautiful lake and the amazing underground water forest for few hours. Later in the afternoon, will exit the park and drive back to Arusha back to Arusha for dinner and overnight.

This is the end of your 3 days safari with us!


  • Transport in 4X4 Toyota Land Cruisers with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • Park entry fees
  • Government fees & taxes
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned suite tented camps and lodges
  • Ngorongoro Crater service fee
  • Private English speaking safari guide
  • All meals while on safari.
  • Enough bottled mineral water throughout the safari
  • Transfers to & from the International Airport and Moshi.
  • 3 Men Tents for 2, chairs, tables and sleeping mats (camping safari)


  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas and items of a personal nature
  • Laundry Service
  • Pre/Post Safari Accommodation in Moshi / Arusha
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other safari add-ons