- Embark on this short safari from Arusha on your weekend
- Suitable for people with limited time
- Spend your weekend with wildlife
2Days Short / Weekend Safaris in the Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
Enjoy your time by visiting Lake Manyara National Park the famous tree climbing lions, and Ngorongoro Crater, the eight wonders of the world.
The price is based on budget lodge accommodation - but this safari can be upgraded to standard and luxury lodge depending on the availability of rooms.
Tarangire National Park: Expect to see wildebeests, zebras, Thompson's gazelles, buffalos, elands and hartebeests and more....
Ngorongoro Crater: The big game here includes the endangered black rhinos, elephant, zebras, hippos, gazelle, and predators such as lions, cheetahs, hyenas and leopards...
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, leave at 08:30 to Tarangire National Park for game viewing with your packed lunch, break for a picnic lunch, after lunches proceed with game viewing. Dinner and Overnight at Twiga Lodge/Similar
One of the most noticeable things on entering the park are the baobab trees that rise up form the grass. With their massive trunks, they are instantly recognizable. There are animals that usually move northwards of the park during the wet season including the wildebeests, zebras, Thompson's gazelles, buffalos, elands and hartebeests. The elephant population in this park was estimated to be around 6'000 in 1987, but numbers are believed to have fallen since then due to poaching.
The number of birds recorded in Tarangire National Park has been estimated at approximately 300. These include migrants that fly south to spend October - April away from the winter of the northern hemisphere. Here, you may spot various species of herons, storks and ducks, vultures, buzzards, sparrow hawks, eagles, kites and falcons, as well as ostriches. Other areas of interest within the park include the Lake Burungi circuit, the Lemiyon area, the Kitibong Hill circuit and the Gursi & Lamarkau circuit.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater - Back to Arusha
After check out and early breakfast, with packed lunch transfer and descend to the crater floor for full day game viewing, while here expect to see a variety of birds including thousands of flamingoes and other water birds. The big game here includes the endangered black rhinos, elephant, zebras, hippos, gazelle, and predators such as lions, cheetahs, hyenas and leopards. Break for lunch at the picnic site and there after proceed with game viewing up to the late evening when you will ascend the crater and drive back to Arusha town.
End of Tour.