3 Day Short Safari

go on a 3 day safari and see flamingo on Lake Manyara Tanzania

Flamingo wade in Lake Manyara.

A short safari – 3 day

Visit Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire. We offer a 3 day safari as an option for visitors with limited time in northern Tanzania.  A 3 day safari is an adventure into wild places seeing iconic wildlife while travelling in safari 4X4 vehicles. A short safari is a popular extension tour after climbing Kilimanjaro.


Safari Lodge – 2 nights, full-board (plus one hotel night after safari – bed & breakfast).

Day 1.

Join your safari driver/guide at your hotel to begin the drive to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is famous for resident elephant herds and ancient baobab forests. Expect to arrive around lunchtime. Enter the park to enjoy an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or camp site (lunch, dinner, breakfast).

Day 2.

After breakfast, drive to enter Ngorongoro Conservation. On the road to Ngorongoro crater there is a magnificent view-point overlooking the crater. Descend the steep-sided track to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater to explore the natural habitats and watch the wildlife. Mid afternoon, leave Ngorongoro Crater to return to the lodge or camp site for relaxation before dinner and overnight (lunch, dinner, breakfast)

Day 3.

After a short drive to the park gate, enter Lake Manyara for a game driving. There are diverse habitats to explore, including the ancient soda lake. Leave the park late afternoon to return east to Moshi and your hotel for a final overnight (lunch, breakfast. Dinner extra).

If you book this safari as an extension to another tour e.g. Kilimanjaro climb, we will check your details and advise if any adjustment to your booking is required for services which may already be included as part of another tour.