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3 Days, 2 Nights: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater Trip

3 Days, 2 Nights: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater Trip

Daily Private Safari Tour

From / To Nairobi or Arusha

Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro safari leaving  from Nairobi Kenya.

The short cross border safari is via savannah plains of Kenya with views of  Mount Kilimanjaro as you head to the Kenya / Tanzania border, Namanga.

After immigration formalities you shall change to your pop up top 4 x 4 land cruiser jeep transport.

An afternoon game viewing drive at the Lake Manyara is scheduled for today.

There shall be breathtaking sunrise and sunset views from the crater rim and the ultimate Ngorongoro crater floor game viewing drives.

The Big five together with other wildlife species including awesome scenery & culture encounters are the highlights of the 3-day trip

Accommodation is in a choice of economy, comfort or luxury lodges & tented camps.

We request you to chose  your option depending on budget or style.

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Tour Highlights:

  • Lake Manyara
    - Home of a diverse set of landscapes and wildlife
    - Over 300 migratory birds, including flamingo, long-crested eagle, and grey-headed kingfisher.
    - The Rift Valley escarpment forms a noteworthy landmark and provides a spectacular backdrop to Lake Manyara.
    - Tree climbing lions
  • Serengeti National Park
    - Famous for its annual wildebeest & Zebra migration to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya
    - Worldwide known for its abundance of wildlife and high biodiversity
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro views
    - Savannah plains
    - Farmlands and towns of Kenya & Tanzania
  • Hot air balloon ride at Serengeti (enquire with us) = $ 420 per person - Optional

Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Crater, 3 Day Safari Itinerart

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop Off


(Nairobi to Lake Manyara – 370Km – approx. 7 hrs)

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

0700hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport.

Proceed on the  cross border drive into Tanzania (the land of Mount Kilimanjaro).

The safari drive is via Masai country, distinct climatic areas together with scenic and social regions.

We cross the Kenya – Tanzania border at Namanga and stop for lunch at Arusha.

Later we head on to the Lake Manyara for an afternoon of bird and game watching drive.

Overnight at your Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.


Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early breakfast at the Lake Manyara

With our packed lunch boxes, we depart Lake Manyara for the Ngorongoro crater

This shall  be followed by  a dramatic descent to the floors of the Ngorongoro crater where we spend the day on game viewing drives in this caldera

Elephant, Lion, Hippo, Cheetah, Rhino and other lesser wild animal species and birds shall  be spotted.

Lunch shall be at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site.

We later ascend to the crater rim.

Overnight at your Ngorongoro crater lodge or tented camp.


Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

(Ngorongoro to Nairobi 410 kms, Appx. 7-8 hrs with stops)

Breakfast with sun-rise views at the crater rim.

Depart  Ngorongoro for Nairobi

Lunch stop at Arusha

Proceed to Nairobi to arrive in the early evening.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel / residence / Nairobi Airport.

What you could see on a 3 Day Lake Manyara / Ngorongoro Safari...

  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • Rhino
  • Zebra
  • Warthog
  • Thomson Gazelle
  • Impala
  • Heartbeast
  • Wildebeest
  • The Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lake Manyara
  • Country side views
  • Local cultures


Safari accommodation options for each location

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price: All bottled drinks, items and services of a personal nature, tips & gratuities and visas.

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