Note: On Arrival Day – Airport Transfer can be arranged for an extra cost
Your safari adventure begins with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Arusha. You'll then embark on a scenic drive to Tarangire National Park, which is located about 2 hours away. Tarangire is famous for its large herds of elephants, majestic baobab trees, and diverse birdlife. Upon arrival, you'll proceed to a lodge or campsite for check-in and lunch.
In the afternoon, you'll embark on a game drive in Tarangire National Park. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, zebras, and wildebeests. You'll have the chance to witness these magnificent animals in their natural habitat as your experienced safari guide leads you through the park.
In the evening, you'll return to the lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight stay..
Main Destination: Tarangire National Park
Luxury: The Mount Meru Hotel / Gran Melia / Arusha Coffee Lodge
Mid-range : Ilboru Safari Lodge / Arusha Planet Lodge
Budget: Outpost Lodge / Green Mountain Lodge
After an early breakfast, you'll check out of your accommodation and depart for Ngorongoro Crater, which is located about 3 hours away. Along the way, you'll pass through the Maasai Steppe, where you'll see the Maasai people and their cattle grazing in the savannah.
Upon arrival at Ngorongoro Crater, you'll descend into the crater for a game drive. The crater is the world's largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera, and it offers some of the best game viewing opportunities in Tanzania. You'll have the chance to see the Big Five - lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, and rhinos - as well as other wildlife such as hyenas, zebras, and giraffes.
In the afternoon, you'll have lunch at a picnic site within the crater. After lunch, you'll continue with the game drive and explore more of the crater. Later in the afternoon, you'll ascend the crater and depart for Arusha.
Upon arrival in Arusha, you'll be dropped off at your hotel or airport, marking the end of your 2-day Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater safari.
Ngorongoro Crater is the main destination.
Luxury: Acacia Migration Camp / Kitela Lodge / Manyara Kilima Moja
Mid-range : Eileen’s Tree Inn / Karatu Simba Lodge
Budget: Lilac Campsite / Panorama Campsite
During this safari, you’ll be accommodated in a comfortable lodge or campsite within or nearby the parks. The lodges and campsites offer a range of amenities, including en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and delicious meals. You’ll be able to relax and unwind after a day of game drives, and enjoy the natural beauty of Tanzania.
Throughout your safari adventure, you’ll be accompanied by an experienced safari guide who will help you make the most of your trip. The guides are knowledgeable about the wildlife, landscape, and culture of Tanzania, and they’ll provide you with insights and information about the places you visit. They’ll also ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trip.
This 2-day Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater safari is an excellent way to experience the beauty and wildlife of Tanzania in a short amount of time. You’ll witnessa variety of wildlife, including the Big Five, and explore two of Tanzania’s most iconic national parks. The itinerary is designed to make the most of your time in Tanzania, while also allowing for relaxation and enjoyment. You’ll stay in comfortable lodges or campsites within or nearby the parks, and enjoy delicious meals and amenities.
The safari guide will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trip, and provide you with insights and information about the places you visit. They’ll help you spot wildlife and navigate the parks, and make sure that you have a memorable experience in Tanzania.
Overall, the 2-day Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater safari is a must-do for anyone visiting Tanzania. The parks offer some of the best game viewing opportunities in the country, and the natural beauty and wildlife are truly breathtaking. With the help of experienced safari guides and comfortable accommodations, you’ll have an unforgettable adventure in Tanzania.