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4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour – Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour - Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW

This exciting 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour is an affordable 4 nights/5 days wildlife safari in Tanzania that starts and ends in Arusha. This Tanzania tour takes you for wonderful wildlife viewing in three of the northern circuit’s major parks i.e Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area.

You begin your 4 days wildlife safari in Tanzania tour in the beautiful Tarangire National Park, which is home to the biggest population of elephants in northern Tanzania and is dotted with enormous Baobab trees – the largest trees in Africa.

From Tarangire, explore the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park and the extraordinary Ngorongoro Crater, enjoying world-class game viewing.

The legendary Serengeti pains look like movie scenes of wildest Africa, teeming with game and home to the epic Wildebeest Migration. The Ngorongoro Crater is a World Heritage Site and was voted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa by the Seven Natural Wonders organization in 2013. It is home to some 30,000 animals including elephants, Buffalo, Rhinos, Lion, and Leopard of the Big 5.

If you would like to book/customize this affordable 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour of a lifetime to suit your special interests and budget – please let us know.

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES.

  • Enjoy daily game drives
  • Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration in season
  • See Tarangire’s huge elephant herds & baobab trees
  • Watch Africa’s Big 5 animals in their natural habitat
  • Spot the Big Cats – Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard
  • See the endless plains of the Serengeti
  • Tour Ngorongoro Crater – a natural wonder
  • Enjoy fantastic birdwatching & photography

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour– FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

Day 4: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 4: Arusha – Depart

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for a game drive.

Day 3: Drive to Serengeti National Park & do an evening game drive.

Day 4: Half-day game drive in Serengeti & transfer to Ngorongoro.

Day 4: Morning game drives in Ngorongoro Crater & transfer back to Arusha.

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for an Afternoon Game Drive.

Your 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour begins at 8.00 am with a pick-up from your hotel in Arusha and a briefing by your tour driver guide before you leave.

After the briefing, embark on a scenic drive of about 2½ hours to the beautiful Tarangire National Park in the southwest.

Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. After lunch, have some time to relax and then set out into the park for a game drive in search of wonderful wildlife. Tarangire’s grassy plains are dotted with magnificent majestic Baobabs – the largest trees in Africa and home to a high concentration of area wildlife. Elephants are especially abundant here, with some herds numbering up to 300 strong.

Due to its low volume of visitors, the park offers a serene and intimate wildlife-viewing experience. Tarangire is also the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as Oryx and Gerenuk are seen regularly. Seek out large herds of Zebras, Giraffes, Elands, Gazelles, Buffalos, Impalas, Wildebeests, Hartebeests, and Waterbuck, as well as the Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, and Cheetahs that prey on them.

Over 550 bird species have also been recorded in the park, including dazzling Yellow-collared lovebirds, Common Ostrich- the world’s largest bird, and Kori Bustard – the world’s heaviest flying bird. After a game drive, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.


Luxury: – Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Midrange: – Tarangire Kirurumu Camp

Budget: – Roika Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 150km/2½ hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Tarangire
  • Afternoon game drive

Optional Activity: –

  • Night game drive

Day 3: Drive To Serengeti National Park & Do an Evening Game Drive.

After an early breakfast on day two of your 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour embark on a long but scenic 5-6 hour drive north.

Travel through rural Masai villages and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, skirting the mighty volcanic Ngorongoro Crater. Your destination today is the famous Serengeti National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), one of the best-known game parks in Africa, and probably the world.

Serengeti gets its name from the local Maasai word ‘Siringet’, meaning the place where the land moves on forever. Its endless plains span some 14,700km2 and are home to more than 3 million animals. The park has become world-famous for its annual wildebeest migration, an iconic and dramatic scene in wildlife documentaries for decades, and a true bucket list Africa safari experience.

This afternoon, enjoy a game drive on your way to your accommodation in central Serengeti. Have a bush picnic lunch en route, so as to not cut into your game viewing time in this wonderful part of Serengeti.  This area encompasses the world-famous Seronera Valley which is known for its prime wildlife-viewing opportunities. It is the best place in Africa to see Lions, Leopards, and Cheetahs on thrilling hunts.

You arrive at your lodge/camp in the evening for relaxation. Tonight, you can enjoy a private outdoor dinner under the stars to a soundtrack of the wild Serengeti.


Luxury: – Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange: – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget: – Kijereshi Tented Camp (Bungalow)

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 250km/5-6 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Serengeti
  • Evening game drive

Day 4: Half Day Game Drive in Serengeti & Transfer to Ngorongoro.

After an early breakfast on day four of your 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania, enjoy a final morning game drive through the Serengeti.

You may visit the Simba Kopjes, a rock outcrop favored by lions and cheetahs as high perches and a place to hide their cubs, and they can often be seen basking in the morning sun on top. (Simba is Swahili for lion and kopje Afrikaans for ‘little head’).

You then return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, check out and begin your drive through Serengeti back to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Travel up towards the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, a gigantic, natural caldera, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, seen by many as the 8th Natural Wonder of the World.

Formed by a massive volcanic eruption, this world’s largest unbroken caldera (264km2), is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site and offers a year-round home to an astonishing 30,000 animals including rare black rhinos and some of Africa’s densest concentrations of lions. You will have your dinner/overnight at a lodge/camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater or near the crater.


Luxury: – Ngorongoro Crater Lodge/Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange: – Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Budget: – Karatu Simba Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx.140km/3-4 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Ngorongoro
  • Game drives

Day 4: Morning Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater & Transfer Back To Arusha.

After an early breakfast today, descend 2000 feet to the crater floor for a game drive. If all goes to plan, you’ll see some or maybe even all of the Big Five animals that reside here. The animals here are less wary of humans and vehicles and as a result, it’s easier to watch them from up close.

Take in the spectacular views from the rim of the crater as you make your way to the bottom, where animals roam the lakes, rivers, woodlands, and hills. Keep an eye out for wildebeest, lion, zebra, cheetah, hyenas, Jackals, Caracals, buffalo, gazelle, flamingos, Ostriches, and the endangered black rhino, as well as the colorfully dressed Maasai people who often water their cattle at the lake here.

After a game drive, enjoy a bush picnic lunch on the crater floor and then drive up the steep road out of the crater. Embark on a 3-4-hour (190km) drive back to Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport for drop-off at the end of this fantastic 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour.

Please note: Extensions to Zanzibar, Uganda/Rwanda (for mountain gorilla trekking), or parks in Kenya can easily be arranged. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

End of the 4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof &AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari

4 Days Tanzania Safari Wildlife Tour − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfers (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Arusha (Arranged on request)
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