4 Day Tanzania Wildlife Safari

Private tour | Mid-range | Lodge

This unforgettable tour will take you to the heart of wild Africa and a massive wilderness of 14500 square km.

4 Days/3 Nights

Destinations visited: Arusha(Start), Tarangire, Karatu, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha(End)

This unforgettable tour will take you to the Serengeti Plains National Park, the heart of wild Africa and a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. This African safari will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world featuring an unbelievable concentration of animals. Lastly your trek will take you to Tarangire National Park with The big numbers of elephants, baobab trees (these grow in the open acacia) on top of tree climbing African pythons which give wonderful sightings to see make Tarangire a popular safari destination.

Day-by-Day Summary:
  • Day 1 : Arusha – Tarangire National Park
  • Day 2 : Serengeti National park
  • Day 2 : Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 3 : Ngorongoro Crater – Departure
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy authentic interactions with the Maasai
  • See the big cats
  • See more animals than you ever thought possible
  • See the Endless plains of the Serengeti

These safari hot spots during this tour are serviced by a great variety of lodges and camps. Whether you’re looking for an old-school tented camp with maximum bush ambience or a luxurious designer lodge with all the mod cons, there are accommodation options covering all budgets and styles. If you need some tips on where to stay during this tour, here are  our favorite Tanzania safari lodges and camps below;

The Accommodations:
  • Panorama Campsite/Lodge
  • Fig Tree Campsite/ Lodge
  • Eileen Tree Inn
  • Escarpment Luxury Lodge
  • Haven Nature Lodge
  • Octagon Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Farm House
  • Marera Valley View Lodge
  • Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
  • Pamoja Africa Lodge
  • Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp
  • Embalakai Camp
  • Acacia Central Camp
  • Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
  • Ang`ata Serengeti Camps
  • Tukaone Serengeti Camps
  • Serengeti Pure Tented Camp
  • Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp
  • Pakulala Safari Camp
  • Rhino Lodge
  • Ang`ata Ngorongoro Camp
Full Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Distance: 130km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

ACCOMMODATION: As per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

Day 2: Serengeti National park

Distance: 145km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight as per the standard and type of accommodation option requested..

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp

Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Distance: 145km

Non – game viewing time : 2 – 4 hrs

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to your accommodation where you will have dinner and overnight

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

ACCOMMODATION: As per the standard and type of accommodation option requested.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport

Distance: 210km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha for dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. ( Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost )

Items included:
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation in 4×4 pop up roof safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals according to travel plan
  • Mineral water
  • Overnight stays in camps / safari lodges / tented camps
  • All national park fees
Items not included:
  • Accommodation in Arusha can be arranged upon request.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

Dates and Rates per person (in USD)

Start dates Single 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people 7+ people
Jan 1, 2023 – Dec 31, 2023 n/a Get Quote
Jan 1, 2024 – June 31, 2024 n/a Get Quote

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
  • Prices are per person based on double or single occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and do not include international airfare to/from your destination or internal flights during the expedition.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.
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