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4 Days 3 Nights Safari

4 Days 3 Nights Safari

$1740 / per person
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Excellent 4 days Tanzania lodge safari will include Ngorongoro Crater, the famous Serengeti National park, and Tarangire the place for elephants. The highlight of this short Tanzania safari is The  Great Serengeti Wildebeest Migration, the big cats and big 5. The tour will include a visit to one of the Masai villages at Ngorongoro highlands.

Short Tanzania lodge safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti offers a chance to see the annual Serengeti Wildebeest Migration during the months of December up to the middle of August and our prices are much affordable.

Please contact our safari experts to organize a safari package based on your ideas and budget, we have something for everyone. On request, this trip can include Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater only (please ask for pricing)

These 4 days best Tanzania lodge safari includes excellent mid-range lodges and camps and it is a pocket-friendly tour for business travelers and other people who have limited time in Tanzania and are eager to go for a short safari in Tanzania.

This safari starts and ends up in Arusha Tanzania. Our safari manager will meet you at your lodge/hotel in Arusha a day before the safari for a detailed safari briefing. In case of late arrival, in the morning your safari driver guide will come to your lodge/ hotel and give you a short safari briefing before heading to wild Tanzania. Please let us know if you will need us to include your transfers and accommodation in Arusha before and after the safari.

The 4 days Tanzania lodge safari can easily be customized and can include luxury or budget lodges/camps that meet your budget, ideas, and preferences. We can as well combine this safari with our Kilimanjaro climbing tours or a beach vacation in Zanzibar where you do the short safari and fly out of Serengeti to Zanzibar for beach extension. Just tell us your preferences and budget and we shall arrange an excellent package for you.

Highlights Short 4 Days Tanzania Lodge Safari Package

Enjoy authentic interactions with Masai as you visit one of their village at Ngorongoro highlands

See many animals and birds that you have ever thought possible

Experience the greatest animal assembly in the Serengeti plains during the Great Wildebeest Migration

Sport the big cats and Tanzania’s big 5

Trip Style

Comfort and private – We provide a private 4WD safari Land Cruise driven by a professional and well-experienced local English-speaking safari driver guide who will show you all the animals that you have ever dreamed of. Your jeep will have a photographic roof thatch to assure good pictures from all angles. Accommodation will be standard mid-range lodges and a tented camp.

Destination: Northern Tanzania

Location: Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

Best time to visit: Yearly around

Physicality: fairly long drive

This package can be customized to meet your preferences, ideas and budget, just drop us a quick email and we will be more than happy to help. Most Welcome!

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Arusha town
  • Departure Time
    Approximately 8.30AM
  • Return Time
    Approximately 7.30PM
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light
  • Included
    Airport Pickup
    Airport Transfer
    Park Fees
    Professional Guide
    Rescue fees
  • Not Included
    Mountain Guide

Tour Plan


Days 0: Arrival in Arusha

On this day our safari manager will meet you at your Hotel/Lodge in Arusha for a detailed safari briefing. Please let us know if you will need the package price to include your transfers & accommodation in Arusha before & after the safari.

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Distance: 139 km Non – game-viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs. After breakfast t your hotel/lodge in Arusha meet our safari manager & your driver-guide for a short safari briefing before departing for Tarangire National park via Arusha Town for any last-minute purchase. The driving is along the Masai steppe & across many villages all the way to Tarangire gate. Tarangire is the fifth largest National park in Tanzania located at the base of the Great East African Rift Valley. The Park runs between lines of Tarangire River & it is made up of high hills & low land dominated by acacia woodlands and huge baobab trees that dwarfing some animal species that come beneath it. Tarangire River which runs from north to south of the park and a swamp on the south corner are the permanent source of water in the park saves as refugee’s camp for a large number of animals during the dry season. Another major highlight of this park is the large population of elephants & the three rare species of Great Kudu, Fringed Eared Oryx & the Ash Stalling. You may also expect to spot herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, warthog, hippos, giraffe, and a big number of baboons & monkeys. Predators like lion, leopard, cheetah, jackals & hyena have also inhabited the park. For bird watchers, this is paradise as over 400 bird species were recorded here which includes ostrich, herons, secretary bird & other migratory birds. Late afternoon drive to the lodge via the Great East African Rift Valley for sunset watch than to Marera Valley lodge for dinner & overnight. Overnight at Marera Valley Lodge in Karatu. All meals included.

Tarangire – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast departs for Serengeti National Park the drive is via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu all the way to Ngorongoro gate for check-in. Then drive up to the Crater viewpoint where you can stop for some nice pictures of the Crater floor from the rim, after drive around & down via Malanja depression to Serengeti plains. On the way you will visit one of Masai village for some cultural encounter whereby a group of Masai warriors invites you & take you in and around their houses with some stories of their livelihood around this area, you will meet kids & another family member where you can ask questions & take pictures with them. Lastly, they will sing & dance their famous song which involves jumping high, you may join the dancing. After, drive to the wild rich “Serengeti National Park” with its endless rolling plains, reach Naabi Hills gate for registration, you can have your packed lunch here or further ahead at Kopjes (rocky outcropping) before starting your afternoon game drive into the vast Serengeti plain searching for big cats & the Great Wildebeest Migration (depending on travel dates). Late afternoon before or during sunset drive to your camp for dinner & overnight. Overnight at Serengeti Bush Camp or Similar at Central Serengeti. All meals included.

Serengeti National park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

On this day as early as 06:30 hours start with a breakfast box and lunch box for an early morning game drive in the vast Serengeti plains with possibilities of spot cat family on the road as they usually spend their morning time on the road avoiding the morning mist. you may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a group of lioness organizing morning ambush. Break for breakfast in the bush and after drive to where the Wildebeest Migration is packed and spend much time with the herds. (This will depend on travel dates and if they will be at Central Serengeti) but with or without the Migration of herds Serengeti is still the best place to visit just as much as always. Later in the afternoon start your way to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with an en-route game drive, arriving at Rhino Lodge for sunset watching, dinner, and overnight. Overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge at the Crater rim or Similar in Karatu town. All meals included.

Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

As early as 6:30 am descent 600 meters into the crater floor for wonderful game viewing. Ngorongoro Crater is referred to by many as the 8th nature wonder of the world. Supported by yearly around water supply & fodders, the Crater supports a larger number of animal species which include herds of wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, eland, topi, warthog, hippos, African elephant & the rare species of black rhino. Another big drawcard to this picturesque Crater is its dense population of predators which include lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals as well as the ever mysterious leopard which sometimes needs a binocular's eyes to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi larger but shallow alkaline Lake on the Southwest corner of the Crater that frequently accommodates hippos & some flocks of flamingos and other aquatic birds. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be seen in just one day of game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, (picnic lunch will be served on the crater floor). In the afternoon drive out & return back to Arusha. If flying the same day we drop you at Kilimanjaro international airport JRO to catch your flight back home (late flight KLM can be the best option as it leaves JRO at 21:30 hours). If staying in Arusha (accommodation can be arranged upon request at extra cost). End of the service Short 4 days Tanzania lodge Safari Ngorongoro, Serengeti national park Tarangire is one of the best trips especially during the Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti. To have a reasonable package price a minimal number of 2 people shearing is advisable. To secure accommodation for the mentioned lodge/camp, booking should be made earlier possible and a deposit of at least 35% is required. All accommodation for 4 days Tanzania lodge safari subjected to availability

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