This 3 days Tanzania safari from Zanzibar Islands or Dar es Salaam & back is a well organized short safari itinerary, in 3 days you will visit the Northern Tanzania safari parks starting with Tarangire National Park known for its larger elephant population, The world nature wonder Ngorongoro Crater & Lake Manyara National Park famous for its tree climbing lion & larger flocks of flamingos.
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Enjoy the authentic interactions with the Masai
See the big cats & more animals than you have ever thought possible
Experience the beautiful landscapes of the Great East African Rift Valley, The Ngorongoro highlands & the Crater etc
Comfort & private – Transportation is a modified 4 x 4 w safari Land Cruiser with photographic roof thatch driven by a professional & well experienced local English speaking safari driver guide who will take you to the areas that leaves you with wonder & excitement. Accommodation is a mid-range lodge at Ngorongoro highlands, however high accommodation standard will be available upon request.
Destination: Zanzibar & Northern Tanzania
Place to be Visited: Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater & Lake Manyara
Best Time to Visit: yearly Around
3 Days Short Tanzania Safari From Zanzibar Islands Detailed Itinerary
Tour Code BTAS ZTNM
Zanzibar – Arusha – Tarangire National Park
07:00 hours is the reporting time at Zanzibar airport to catch your morning flight to Arusha departing at 08:00 hours arriving at Arusha airport at 09:15. At Arusha airport meet your safari guide & depart for Tarangire National Park, the driving is along the Great Northern Highway & across Masai steppe & many village all the way to Tarangire gate. It will take you less than 10 minutes to finish all park formalities & start the first game drive of your safari.
Tarangire is Tanzania’s fifth largest National Park situated some few kilometers from the Great East African rift Valley. The park runs along lines of Tarangire River which is the main water source of the park. Its vegetation is comprises of acacia woodland, larger grassland with hills & open Savannah. Tarangire River, large elephant population & huge baobab trees are among the highlights of this Park. Apart from elephant population the Park has variety of animal species and some rare breeds like the Fringed Eared Oryx, the Great Kudu & the Ash starling which is the rare species birds. You may also expect to sport herds of buffalo, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, warthog & many antelopes. Predators are also there which include lion, hyenas, jackals & if lucky the leopard.
Later in the afternoon we drive out of the park and head further north to Karatu town on the way you can stop at Lake Manyara view point for washrooms & some nice picture of Lake Manyara & its forest then drive up & check in at Marera Valley Lodge near Karatu town for dinner and overnight.
- All Meals included. Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner
- Overnight being at Marera Valley Lodge or similar lodge close to Karatu Town.
Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater
On this day of your 3 Days Tanzania safari from Zanzibar Islands, after an early morning breakfast at you lodge depart for Ngorongoro Crater. The driving is along the high lying farmlands of Karatu & villages all the way to Ngorongoro gate. After check in you will drive up to Ngorongoro crater view point where you can stop for some nice pictures from the rim (if weather permits). After drive around and descend 600 miters high walls into the crater flow for wonderful game viewing. Packed lunch to be served in the crater floor.
Supported by yearly around water supply from the highlands & the rain which guarantee enough fodder, the Crater supports larger number of animals which include herds of buffalo, African elephant, zebra, warthog, many antelopes & the rare black rhino, the crater is among few places in the world where you can see the black rhino in their natural habitats.
Another big surprise in this larger Caldera is the denser population of predators which include lion Jackals, hyenas, cheetahs & the ever-elusive leopard that sometimes need binoculars eye to sport. You will also visit Lake Magadi larger but shallow Soda Lake at the southwest corner of the Crater frequently visited by hippos, flocks of flamingos & other aquatic birds. It is very much possible to spot Tanzania’s big 5 in a course of one day game drive in the Crater. Later afternoon drive out & back to your lodge for dinner & overnight.
- All meals included. Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
- Overnight being at Marera Valley Lodge or similar lodge close to Karatu Town
Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara – Arusha – Zanzibar Island
After early morning breakfast at the lodge leave for Lake Manyara National Park (or you can carry packed breakfast box & lunch box) and depart as early as 06:30 to maximize time for your game drive.
Manyara park is beautiful & it is at the dramatically location (the base of the Great East African Rift Valley)) Park’s varied habitats attracts a larger number of animals which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, warthog, buffalo, many antelopes & African elephant. Apart from the famous Lake Manyara tree climbing lion which is among the highlights of the park other predators like leopard, hyena, cheetahs & Jackals can also be seen.
Lake Manyara is among the feeding site for colorful flamingos which accompanied by other water birds like stocks, Egyptian goose, spoon bills etc.
At mid-day you will start driving towards Arusha airport to catch your flight back to Zanzibar at 16:45 hours arriving at Zanzibar airport at 18:00 hours. If departing home from Kilimanjaro international airport we can also drop you there at a very little fee.
Meals Plan: Breakfast & Lunch Included
End of 3 Days Tanzania Safari Starting from Zanzibar Islands!
Prices for Short 3 Days Tanzania Safari from Zanzibar Islands Including VAT
A Group of 2 Persons – USD 1,395 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)
A Group of 4 Persons – USD 1,115 per person sharing (2 Double rooms or Twin rooms)
A Group of 6 Persons – USD 1,035 per person sharing (3 Double rooms or Twin rooms)
Tanzania Safari from Zanzibar Islands – Single Traveler & more than 6 Person – Please Ask for price.
We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.
The Price includes:-
Flights from Zanzibar to Arusha and back to Zanzibar.
3 Days private safari for 2 to 6 person
Transport and game drives in clean well maintained 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
Services of a professional well experienced local English speaking safari driver guide
All game reserve entry fees
All game drives as mentioned
02 x FB at safari lodges as per your itinerary
1.5 liters of mineral water per person / day during game drives
Tourist Development Levy
Wildlife Management Area Fees where applicable
Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority
The Price does not includes:-
Airport transfers in a private car (if needed)
All items of a personal nature
Tips and gratuities for safari guide & lodge /camp staff
Accommodation at Arusha before/after the safari
Laundry services during the safari
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks & beverages
* Luxury accommodation also available at Karatu & Ngorongoro area. Please ask.
*Lower options also available at Karatu including staying at the Eileen’s Tree Inn or doing a basic camping safari for the same 3 Days Tanzania safari from Zanzibar Islands
Please Note: We can arrange any transfer in Zanzibar at a very competent as well as accommodation in Arusha on your arrival day before the safari starts if you need to fly to Arusha one night before the safari begins. This safari can also start from Dar es Salaam and back to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar depending on where your flight back home departs.
This package has a return domestic flight included.
You can request your preferred accommodation option. Luxury or Mid-range lodges/tented camps both available.
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