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Tanzania Safaris
3 days Safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara
Arusha national park, Lake Manyara national park, Tarangire national park

best 3 days Safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara

This exhilarating 3 days Tanzania safari will take you on a remarkable journey through Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara National Parks. Begin your adventure in Arusha National Park, a hidden gem nestled in the foothills of Mount Meru. Explore its diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests to open savannahs, and encounter a rich array of wildlife, including giraffes, zebras, and various primate species. The next day, venture into Tarangire National Park, known for its vast elephant herds and iconic baobab trees. Conclude your safari at Lake Manyara National Park, where the sparkling waters of the lake provide a stunning backdrop to the abundant wildlife. Marvel at the sight of flamingos wading in the shallows and spot tree-climbing lions perched on ancient trees. This 3-day Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara safari promises an extraordinary Tanzanian experience, filled with unforgettable encounters with nature’s wonders in three distinct national parks.

The best time for 3-day safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara

The best time of the year to go on a 3-day safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara is during the dry season, which runs from June to October. This is because it is easier to spot as animals gather around water sources, and the weather is generally pleasant with cooler temperatures. You can also visit the parks during the shoulder seasons of January to March or November to December.

The best price for 3 days Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara safari

The best and most affordable price for the 3-day Tanzania safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara is from $600 to $1800 per traveler depending on safari accommodation preferred, number of people in a group, and type of safari services offered. These prices and costs can be paid in Pounds, Dollars, Euros, and Tanzania Shillings.

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The best full detailed itinerary for the 3-day Tanzania safari to Arusha, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara National parks: Day 1: Arusha or Moshi to Arusha National Park. Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Day 3: Lake Manyara to Arusha.

Your adventure begins as you depart from either Arusha or Moshi and head to Arusha National Park. Embark on a thrilling game drive in Arusha National park, keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife such as giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, and an array of bird species. Take a break for a picnic lunch in the midst of nature's beauty before continuing your exploration. In the afternoon, visit the Momela Lakes, known for their picturesque settings and vibrant birdlife. After an eventful day, head back to Arusha town for a relaxing overnight stay.
Rise early and depart from Arusha towards the renowned Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, be prepared to be amazed by the sheer number of elephants that inhabit the area, creating a truly unforgettable sight. Enjoy game drives across the park, exploring its varied landscapes dotted with iconic baobab trees. Keep an eye out for lions, leopards, and other fascinating wildlife that call Tarangire home. In the late afternoon, journey to Mto wa Mbu, a vibrant town situated near the park, where you'll spend the night.
On your final day, depart from Mto wa Mbu and head to the captivating Lake Manyara National Park. Known for its stunning scenery and abundant birdlife, this park is a true nature lover's paradise. As you explore the park, marvel at the sight of flocks of flamingos gracefully wading in the shallow waters of the lake. Keep your binoculars ready to spot tree-climbing lions, an elusive and unique sight in this area. Enjoy a leisurely game drive, taking in the breathtaking vistas and encountering a variety of wildlife. After a memorable day, return to Arusha or Moshi, where your safari concludes, leaving you with incredible memories of Tanzania's natural wonders.

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