4 Days 3 Nights
Tour Type
Adventure Tour
Group Size
Tour Guide
Lake Manyara National Park

4-Day Midrange Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara

If you only have 4 days but still want to visit the most famous parks in Tanzania such as Serengeti, Tarangire & Ngorongoro, and Lake Manyara — this is the perfect tour for you. Your experienced guide has an intimate knowledge of the area and will explain the finer, intricate details of the bush, its wildlife, and its many wonders. Ideal for first-time travelers to Africa, this tour delivers a comprehensive and very diverse safari.


Your safari starts morning after breakfast from Arusha hotel and a briefing by your guide before you leave. Then, the open road beckons, and you are soon heading for Tarangire National Park, home to large elephant herds. Dinner and overnight will be at county Lodge nearby karatu village. Once you enter the park, the roof of the 4x4 vehicle comes down and you spend the rest of the day watching wildlife and enjoying a packed lunch into shade.

Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Karatu

After breakfast, you travel through a Rift Valley landscape and into the cooler climate of the crater highlands. You have lunch on the way and make time to stop and gaze down into the giant Ngorongoro Crater from a viewing platform. You will be coming back to explore Ngorongoro properly later but first, you have one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves before you —the Serengeti then dinner and overnight at bush camp inside Serengeti National Park.

Accommodation: Tanzania Bush Camps Central Serengeti
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Today on this trip-of-a-lifetime, have an early after breakfast start as you drive back to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and its showpiece – the Ngorongoro Crater, it is now home to Africa’s densest concentration of big animals. Descending into the Crater, you begin to pick out the familiar shapes of elephant and buffalo on the crater floor, mingled with zebra, wildebeest, and gazelles. It is also one of Africa’s greatest concentrations of big predators and lions, leopards, and hyenas are regularly seen, and you may see hippos in the Crater lakes.

Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, you will be met at your accommodations by your safari guide and then drive to Lake Manyara National Park. This is a relatively small but diverse park situated 120km west of Arusha. The park’s namesake is a shallow Salt Lake. It covers a large area of the park, floods and dries with the seasons, and is home to thousands of flamingos and over 500 other bird species. During your park explorations, you will see monkeys, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, buffalo, elephants, and, with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes. It not only has grassy plains.

Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch