3 Day Tarangire national park safari

Tour overview

3 Days Tarangire national park safaris is a short Tanzania wildlife safari taking you a safari visit to Tarangire national park one of the most rewarding wildlife destinations in Tanzania situated in the northern Tanzania safari circuit.

3 Day Tarangire national park safari

Tarangire national park is a worth visiting Tanzania safari destination and the 6th largest national park in Tanzania covering an area of 2,850 square meters. The park is a home to high densities of game including some of the highest elephant populations in Tanzania. It also has the most stunning landscapes in Tanzania.

Highlights

Game drives / game viewing – this is the highlight activity to do in Tarangire national park, this activity in done in a comfort of a 4×4 Wheel vehicle and as you drive through the park you will enjoy watching several animals calling the park home including large herds of elephants, lions, leopards, elands among others.

Cultural experience/ visit – visiting the local Maasai people is another exciting activity you will enjoy on this safari, the visit to the local community of the Maasai will offer you an insight in the life of indigenous people and their day to day lifestyle.

Detailed itinerary of Tarangire national park safari

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Tarangire national park

After breakfast at your hotel in Arusha, you will be picked up by a representative (a safari driver-guide) of Petnah Africa tours and travel. He will give you a short briefing about the safari then transfer to Tarangire national park, from Arusha it is a drive of approximately 3-4 hours to Tarangire.

Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch which you will have after checking in, in the afternoon you will go for a game drive exploring Tarangire national park and searching for animals inhabiting in the park. You will enjoy magnificent scenery created by the huge Baobab trees and watch many animals including leopards, lions, zebras, antelopes, elands, gazelles among others.  The game drive will last till sunset, then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Accommodation options

Budget: Tarangire Roika Lodge

Midrange: Baobab Tented Lodge

Luxury: Tarangire Treetops Lodge

Day 2: full day in Tarangire national park

After breakfast, you will head to the park for a full day game drive, on this day you have a chance of exploring Tarangire national park to the fullest and enjoy picnic lunch at one of the picnic sites in the park.

During the game drives that is morning and afternoon game drives, lookout for several animals such as lions, leopards, big herds of elephants, elands, hartebeests, gazelles, impalas, zebras, kudus among others. You will also spot various beautiful bird species including hornbills, guinea fowl, steppe eagles, brown parrots, the gigantic lappet-faced vulture, white-bellied go away bird among others.  Later in the evening, you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Accommodation options

Budget: Tarangire Roika Lodge

Midrange: Baobab Tented Lodge

Luxury: Tarangire Treetops Lodge

Day 3: cultural tour and Departure

After early breakfast at the lodge, you will head to Maasai homesteads situated along the borders of the park, during your visit to these homesteads you will participate in traditional dances, local activities such as grazing the cattle, milking, and making of local beads and others which will give you an insight in the everyday life of the local people. Thereafter, you will transfer back to Arusha where you will be dropped off either at the hotel or at the airport for your flight back home.

End of 3 Days Tarangire national park safari

INCLUSIONS

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

EXCLUSIONS

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks