4 Days Tanzania Short Safari

Safari at Glance

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park – Overnight Karatu Town.

Day 2: Karatu to Serengeti National Park.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park full Day

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater back to Arusha/Airport.

Inclusions

  • 4WD vehicle with pop up roof during safari as specified in the itinerary.
  • Unlimited game mileage and fuel during safari game drives.
  • All Park fees and conservation fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Private professional English speaking guide.(Other language on Request).
  • All mentioned activities.
  • Crater service fee in Ngorongoro Crater as specified in the itinerary.
  • All accommodation concession fees.
  • All accommodation in Double/Twin Beds basis.
  • Meals according to the itinerary (full board).
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari.
  • Safari Guide Services.
  • Government tax and all other taxes.
  • Fridge and power outlets in the 4WD vehicle
  • Unlimited bottled Mineral water during safari.
  • Nights’ Accommodation and Meals at Tented Lodges as specified in the Itinerary.

Meet and Greet by Tanzania active women team at Kilimanjaro International Airport and drive 1hour to your accommodation in Arusha. (Accommodation option depends much on customer’s budget; we have options for low budget accommodations like homestays and hostels, Mid-budget accommodations as well as Luxury accommodations).

  • Meals of the day: Dinner.
  • Recommended accommodations:

Day program: Breakfast at the hotel at 06:30 AM, departure from hotel at 08:00 AM and drive to Tarangire National Park (120 km, around 2 hours). Game drive from 10:00 until 16:00 PM (lunch on the picnic site inside the park). After the game-drive drive to the Karatu town for dinner and overnight in at the accommodation we will agree on the final itinerary.

  • Meals of the day: Breakfast – Picnic Lunch – Dinner.
  • Recommended accommodations:

Area’s to explore in Tarangire National Park: 

  • Lemiyon Triangle area: Giant baobab trees, raptors, beautiful landscapes, photographic opportunities
  • Matete Area: Oryx and lesser kudu, leopard viewing, Engelhard bridge, Lolkisale mountain
  • Silale Area: Rock pythons, Sambu mountains, predators
  • Burungi Circuit Area: Lesser kudu and eland, candelabra trees, lake Burunge.
  • Kitibong Hill Area: Wild dogs, buffalos, hornbills.
  • Tarangire River Area: Elephants, lions, top raptor viewing.

Day program: Start very early (6 AM) taking the breakfast box from the hotel and spending some time down in the Ngorongoro Crater before heading towards the central Seronera area. On the way and in the area of Serengeti Seronera game drives and wildlife viewing (total distance 145 km +/- 3 hrs, plus game driving).  Afterwards drive to hotel and dinner + overnight at the Serengeti Seronera accommodation.

  • Meals of the day: Breakfast – picnic Lunch – Dinner.
  • Recommended accommodations:

Area’s to explore in Central Serengeti: 

  • Retina Pool Area: View hippos on foot, beautiful forest and colorful birds.
  • Turners Spring Area: Excellent for lions and leopards, giraffes here are especially habituated.
  • Maasai Kopjes Area: Towering granite kopjes, Maasai lion pride.
  • Simba Kopjes Area: Tallest kopjes in Serengeti, flamingos at Lake Magadi, excellent area for lions.
  • Seronera River Area: Highest concentration of leopards.
  • Long Grass Plain Area: Termite mounds, aardvark and pangolin.
  • Makoma Area: Large herds of buffalo, giraffe and elephants.

Day program: Breakfast at the hotel at 06:30 AM, departure from hotel at 07:30 AM and first drive to Ngorongoro Crater viewpoint 1 near Loduare Gate (distance 55 km, 1:20 hrs),  afterwards game drive into the crater until late afternoon (descend 600 meters). Besides the Ngorongoro crater also, if time permits, visit the Empakaai (flamingos?) and Olmoti craters as well. Lerai forest offers a beautiful atmospheric, yellow fever tree forest. Afterwards drive back to Arusha or transfer to  airport for the flight to your other destination or back home.

Notes for photographers: In August lot of fog (in early morning until late morning) in the crater offering sometimes incredible backgrounds and dramatic light and views (good for landscape photography).

Area’s to explore in Ngorongoro Crater: 

  • Munge stream area: Bull elephants, scenic area with beautiful views, leopard, crowned cranes
  • Mandusi Swamp Area: Striking hippo pool, jackal, servat cat, birds
  • Rumbe Hills Area: Herds of buffalo, lions, rolling hills and scenic views, mountain reedbuck
  • Central plains Area: Black rhino, lion and hyena
  • Lerai Forest Area: Bull elephants, leopard, colourful birds, vervet monkeys
  • Ngoitokitok Springs Area: Bull elephants, hippo pool
  • Gorigor Swamp Area: Lion and hyena viewing, black rhino, serval cats, birds
  • Lake Magadi Area: Pink hued flamingos, jackal, rhinos, elands, lions, unique alkaline lake habitat