This 2 day safari option is a great way to experience some of Tanzania’s amazing wildlife within a short period of time. This compact safari is ideal for those who are on a tight schedule or those looking for a weekend getaway. A visit to Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater offer the best wildlife viewing experience for these two days. The concentration of wildlife in these two parks offers great opportunities to see lots of wildlife within a short period of time.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Moshi/Arusha at 0700hrs and transferred to the Tarangire National Park to start off your game viewing experience. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south.
Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African National Park is also home to three rare species of animals the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. Late afternoon drive to mto wa mbu for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Following breakfast around 6:30 am start to depart to Ngorongoro Conservation, drive about 1 hours on tarmac road From the gate, drive to the Crater Rim and spend few minutes for awesome view of the Crater from the top. Descend into the crater floor for a day game drives. Ngorongoro Crater is one the largest intact caldera in the world and one of the most spectacular sights in the whole of Africa. All the BIG FIVE Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera; others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, and Hyena. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more other bird families are easily be spotted.
Enjoy a day game viewing of Ngoitoktok springs picnic site in the late afternoon your guide drives back to Arusha.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch