5 days / 4 nights

Craters & Valleys

Craters & Valleys






Tarangire National Park, with its abundance of wildlife and the splendid backdrop of massive baobab trees dominating the landscape, is the perfect starting point for this short adventure. Add a full day visiting the Ngorongoro Crater and you have a great road safari that can be combined with any of our à la carte programmes. We have now expanded the options to include a variety of tastes and budgets. This adventure combines three of Tanzania's most popular parks with game viewing in Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks and Ngorongoro Conservation Area.


  • Meet and greet services
  • Transfers as shown
  • Private use of 4x4 safari vehicle with photo roof
  • Services of English speaking driver-guide
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Mineral water during game drives


  • Flights
  • Airport taxes except on tickets we issue
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Driver-guide gratuities
  • Dining room tips and porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Drinks and laundry
  • Telephone bills and any items of a personal nature


Day 1
Depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Depart Arusha town centre in the afternoon and drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive takes you across the Great Rift Valley and along the fringe of the Maasai steppe.  You will notice herds of cattle being attended by young lads and dotted huts with thatched roofs as you proceed. You arrive at your camp or lodge in the afternoon and have opportunity to soak in the surroundings and enjoy the facilities. Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.

Day 2
Tarangire National Park

You set out into Tarangire National Park for a full day of game viewing. Travellers on option B may choose to return to the camp or lodge for lunch (arranged the night before with the driver-guide).  Travellers on other options should travel with a picnic lunch to ensure the best opportunities for game viewing.  In the late afternoon, you return to your camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park

Depart after an early breakfast and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Game drive in the park through the morning aiming to leave at around noon. Continue to Karatu arriving at your lodge for late lunch.  Optional visit the Iraqw Cultural Centre (arranged and paid directly with the driver-guide or lodge).  Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Day 4

You game view on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater.  This 102 square mile paradise was formed by the collapse of an ancient volcano more than twenty-five million years ago.  The resulting rich fertile soil has produced lush vegetation that has attracted more than 30,000 resident mammals and a delicate balance of predator and prey.  There is a good chance of seeing the “Big Five” of African wildlife during your day of game driving on the crater’s floor. You travel with a picnic lunch, served near a hippo pool. In the afternoon, you return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5
Return to Arusha

Return by road to Arusha arriving in at around noon to connect with your onward arrangements.  End of our services.


Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Similar, Karatu Simba Lodge or Similar, Lake Burunge Tented Lodge or Similar, Ngorongoro Farm House or Similar, Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge or Similar, Ole Serai Kuro Camp or Similar, Sangaiwe Tented Camp or Similar, Tarangire Simba Lodge or Similar or similar
Tarangire Treestops Lodge or Similar, The Manor at Ngorongoro or Similar or similar


  • Above rates are subject to availability.
  • Cancellation charges as per company policy.
  • The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the festive season
  • In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised.
  • In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative govt ferry and no refund will be entertained during that situation.
  • Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and ferry availability same will be update to you daily basis.
Passenger Information

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safari. 
All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.
Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in or may be left behind at the pilot’s discretion.
Travellers’ cheques generally are not accepted in East Africa.  US bank notes cannot be older than 2004 and must have the most current security markings (large portrait of the presidents).

Additional remarks
We may have to re-route the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.
Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you.
Passengers arriving to Kenya and Tanzania may be required to provide proof of vaccination against yellow fever.


This safari does not include transfer in Arusha nor lunch on arrival or departure.  We are happy to offer these at an additional cost


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