Overview of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
This 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour in Tanzania is one of the popular short wildlife safaris in Tanzania to the spectacular Ngorongoro National Park/Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Named after Ngorongoro crater-a large volcanic caldera within the area and the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic crater filled with animals and the densest populations of lions. The 2 Days Tanzania Safari to Ngorongoro National Park starting and ending in Arusha is one of the rewarding short safaris in Tanzania offering the opportunity of viewing one of the Africa’s seven natural wonders-the Ngorongoro crater. South west of the crater is Lake Magadi which is a large lake inhabited by thousands of the lesser flamingoes. On this 2 days Tanzania safari, you have the chance to explore the wildlife, bird species and traverse the scenic Ngorongoro National Park on an extensive game drive on the crater floor.
Highlight of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
Day 1 of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour: Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro National Park and do an afternoon crater tour
Day 2 of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour: Explore Ngorongoro Crater and transfer back to Arusha
Detailed Itinerary of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
Day 1 of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
From your place of residence in Arusha town or Arusha Airport on early morning arrival, a Tanzania wildlife safari driver guide picks you up for a drive to Ngorongoro crater. The drive to Ngorongoro crater (Standing as a world heritage site, Ngorongoro locally pronounced as El-Nkoronkoro literally translated as the gift of life) takes you on a 191km about 4 hour’s drive offering impressive views of the countryside. On arrival, you have lunch and then embark on the afternoon exploration of the famous Ngorongoro Crater. You take a tour to the crater which is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera that was formed following the eruption of a big volcano that ended up collapsing on itself about 3 million years ago. On a game drive on the crater floor you have chances of viewing the Maasai lions, elephants, Buffaloes among other wildlife. After the game drive you then transfer to a booked accommodation facility where you spend the night.
Upmarket / Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge
Budget / Basic: Karatu Simba Lodge
Day 2 of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
After an early morning breakfast at your lodging facility, your driver guide transfers you for a game drive on the crater floor with more chances of sighting a range of wild game including Black Rhinos, African Buffalo, Hippos, Blue Wildebeest, Common Eland, Grant’s and Thomson’s Gazelles, water bucks and great concentration of Maasai Lions. There also a few chances of viewing the leopard, Tanzanian cheetah and East African Wild dog. After the game drive, you have lunch and then embark on a 191 km drive back to Arusha town or Arusha Airport for a departure flight.
End of the 2 Days Short Tanzania Safari Ngorongoro Crator Tour
General Safari Inclusions
Professional English-Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
Full Board Accommodation on Safari
Transportation in either a 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser with Pop up roof & AC
Entrance fees to the park
Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
Bottled water while on safari
General Safari Exclusions
General tips/gratuity offers for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
International Flights (Arranged on request)
Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
Optional Activity fees
Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)