Day 1 - Arusha to Arusha National Park. Game drives and walking tour in the park. Overnight at Africa Safari Arusha lodge or similar
Today our safari begins! Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in or around Arusha between 8 to 8:30 AM and take you to Arusha National Park. This is a scenic park with a decent number of animals. The park is at the base of Mount Meru and has a range of habitats including forest – home to the black-and-white colobus monkey – and is excellent for birding. Lakes here often host flocks of flamingo. The park's appeal is mainly its scenery. After short game drives, we explore the park on foot where you might come across giraffes, buffalos and other animals from a distance. At the end of the day, we will take you to Africa Safari Arusha lodge or similar where you can relax by the pool.
Day 2 - Transfer from Arusha to Tarangire. Game drives in Tarangire for rest of the day. Overnight at Twiga lodge (original room) or similar
We start at around 7:00 AM from Arusha and drive to Tarangire National park with packed lunch boxes. Tarangire gate will be about 2.5 hours drive away. Once we reach the park, we start game drives here. Tarangire National park is known for its majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, lesser kudu, buffalo, Oryx, eland, giraffe and zebra. We will have a lunch break at a picnic scenic picnic spot. Post lunch, we will continue with game drives till around 5:00 PM or so and after the game drive, we will drive to our accommodation - Twiga lodge (original room) at Mto Wa Mbu or similar. This drive can take 45-60 min. Dinner and overnight at this lodge.
Day 3 - Lake Manyara Game drives and transfer to Arusha in late afternoon. End of tour
We start at around 8:30 AM from hotel after breakfast and drive to Manyara National park with packed lunch boxes. Manyara gate will be about 30 min drive away. Once we reach the park, we start game drives here. As you enter the national park, lush forests of Acacia and Mahogany trees begin to set the mood for what is waiting ahead. The game drive will go on till around 5:00 PM or so with a small break for picnic lunch. During the game drive watch out for buffaloes, giraffes, impalas, baboons and the blue monkeys. Another spectacle of Lake Manyara National park is the tree climbing lions, however spotting them is a game of luck. In the right season, you can see the shoreline turning pink with millions of flamingos flocking there. Post the game drive, you will head back to your hotel in Arusha to reach before 6:00 PM. End of tour.
Optional add-on tours this day: Hiking at Rift valley for 1.5 hours in morning ($25 per client), Canoeing at Lake Manyara for about 2.5 hours ($74 per person). Hotel in Arusha can be arranged at extra cost.
Day 1 -
Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast & Lunch
Day 1 - Arusha to Arusha National Park takes about 1 to 1.5 hours (40 km)
Day 2 - Arusha to Tarangire takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (106 km)
Day 3 - Tarangire to Lake Manyara takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (88 km)
Day 3 - Lake Manyara to Arusha takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (114 km)
Note : These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.
Park Fees (for Non-Residents).
Concession/ Camping Fees.
Daily game drives while on Safari.
A professional driver/ guide.
4x4 Land Cruiser.
All Taxes and VAT.
Meals as per itinerary.
Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).
Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).
Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.
Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
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