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3-Day Short Safari in Tanzania's Northern Circuit

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A short tour in which you visit the Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara park. The safari is ideal for those with few days but want to experience the wilderness of Tanzania. The 3 destinations offers all variety of wild animals, reptiles and birds in their own natural habitats. Guaranteed departure even on last minute.

Pick up: Kilimanjaro / Arusha airport
Drop off : Kilimanjaro / Arusha airport
Tour Duration:    03 days 02 Nights
Areas Visited:   Tarangire N park, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara N park.
Validity: Through out the year

Itinerary at glance.

Day Location Accomodation Meal Plan Activity
1. Tarangire N. Park   Country Lodge Karatu  LD  AP
2. Ngorongoro Crater    Country Lodge Karatu    BBLD   CRT
3. L.Manyara N. Park    No Accomodation   BBL    AP, TRSF


BB -Bed & Breakfast, BBLD - Bed and breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, AI – All inclusive, TRSF- Transfer, CRT- Crater Tour, LEI – Leisure,  A – Morning game drive, P - Afternoon game drive

Day 1 - Arusha to Tarangire

You will be picked from your hotel and drive to Tarangire National park (120 km) with en-route views. Lunch packets will be served in the bush.
The Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. In the dry season lots of animals congregate along the river. Drive into a landscape dotted with baobab trees and umbrella-thorn acacias. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, lesser kudu, buffalo, oryx, eland, giraffe and zebra. In addition to over 300 bird species!
In the evening you will drive to Karatu highlands for overnight rest.

  • Main destination: Tarangire National Park
  • Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu Mid-range lodge located outside Tarangire NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)


Day 2 – Game drive in Ngorongoro crater.
After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro and descend into the crater for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive Eco-system. Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. It's one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors. For lunch, enjoy a picnic next to one of the hippo pools on the crater floor. Afterwards continue with the game drive throughout the various ecosystems of the crater, including woodland filled with zebra and baboon, plains that support scavenging hyena and a lake that is tinted pink with greater and lesser flamingos. Other game that you can see includes the endangered black Rhino, leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals.
After the tour drive back to the lodge for overnight rest.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3 - Half Day Game drive in the Manyara - Return to Arusha.
After breakfast you will drive to Lake Manyara (60 km) with en-route views. Arrive early for early afternoon game drive.
Lake Manyara contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the rift wall, ground water forest, acacia woodlands and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. There are some 350 different bird species in the park. The park provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the Lake.
Picnic Lunch boxes will be served in the bushes.
Later drive to Arusha (135 km) for overnight stay or to continue other plans.

  • Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Package cost includes:

  • Transport whilst on safari in 4×4 safari Land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari as in the itinerary
  • Transfer upon arrival.
  • All national park fees & camping fees and government taxes.
  • Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
  • All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Ngorongoro Crater tour (conservation fee)
  • Complimentary drinking water whilst on the Safari.

Package cost excludes:

  • International Flights/Local flights.
  • Accommodations before and after the safari.
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide, hotel/camp and restaurant staff, room service .
  • Items of a personal nature i.e. toiletries, torch, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Change in itinerary.
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.



  • After issuance of invoice, 50% deposit to be received after 14 days so as we can secure the booking.
  • 30% of the amount to be received 60 days before clients’ arrival.
  • 20% of the amount can be paid in cash upon arrival in Tanzania and before the start of the safari.
  • Contrary to the above conditions, the client can also opt to pay the 50% deposit to secure the booking with hotels/lodges and then pay the full amount 45 days before clients’ arrival so that they can avoid carrying lots of hard cash and avoid multiple bank charges.
  • All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars and must be paid in U.S. dollars cash, or wire transfer.
  • Where credit  cards (visa, mastercard) are used, we impose a 3.5% charge as bank suffices charges. 
  • For wire transfer we do not impose any charges but bank charges must be sufficed by you.
  • All the payments should be FREE FROM BANK CHARGES.

Reservations that are cancelled, reduced in length of stay or reduced in numbers are subject to Cancellation fee. Any cancellation of a reservation must be in writing, and shall only be effective upon its receipt and acknowledgment.
The following cancellation fee will be subject to cancelled bookings:

  • More than 60 days prior to arrival date: 30%
  • 60 days to 30 days prior to arrival: 50%
  • 30 days to 15 days prior to arrival: 80%
  • 15 days to No show prior to arrival: 100%

No refund will be given to the following:

  • Itinerary Amended After Departure.
  • There will be no refunds from World Air Travel and Tours Ltd for any unused portions of the tour.
  • Lost Travel Time or Substitution of Facilities.
  • No tour refund is available should you fail to join a tour or join it after departure or leave it prior to its completion.

We strongly recommend that you secure trip and cancellation insurance.

  • We may have to reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.
  • Prices may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for park fees and government taxes.


  • Passengers should bring soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.
  • All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for any internal flights.
  • Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
  • Passengers arriving in TANZANIA will be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.

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