3 Days Lake manyara safari
3 Days lake Manyara safari is an amazing safari offering you ample time to tour Lake Manyara national park, this safari is a chance for you to enjoy amazing activities like game drive that is morning game drive, afternoon game drive and evening game drive and a canoe experience. This safari begins and ends in Arusha town where most tours in to northern sector of Tanzania start and ends from.
Highlights of the safari
- Day 1: transfer to Lake Manyara
- Day 2: full day game drive
- Day 3: morning game drive and transfer back to Arusha
Detailed itinerary for the safari
Day 1: transfer to Lake Manyara
On the first day of the safari you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha by your safari drive after early morning breakfast, your safari driver will brief you about your safari, checkout of the lodge and embark on your journey to lake Manyara national park which is in a drive of 2-3 hours. When you reach the park you will check into your lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon you go for a canoeing experience on Lake Manyara. On the experience you get to enjoy the calm waters of the lake and many birds such as pink flamingoes which flood on the shores of the lake, after the canoe ride you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation on this safari is got from
Luxury: Lake Manyara Kilimamoja lodge
Mid-range: Karatu Simba lodge
Budget: Maramboi tented camp
Day 2: full day game drive
On the second day of the safari you will wake up early in the morning, have morning breakfast and head for Lake Manyara national park for a full day of adventure with packed lunch, while in lake Manyara national park you will embark on morning game drive where you will see many animals such as tree climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, buffalo, wildebeest, waterbuck, warthog, hyena, baboon, giraffe and many birds such as pink shaded flamingoes, Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, Narina Trogon, Crowned Hornbill, Schalow’s Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo, Crowned Eagle and ground dwelling Crested Guinea fowl and many more most especially around the lake Manyara. You will have picnic lunch in the wilderness of the park and in the afternoon you will go for another game drive which you will combined with an evening game drive where you will see many predators with a help of a spot light such as lions, elephants and many more. After the full day of adventure you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Day 3: morning game drive and transfer back to Arusha
On the third and last day of the safari, you will wake up early in the morning for morning breakfast, checkout of your lodge and head to ngorongoro conservation area for another morning short game drive. Early morning game drive is the perfect time to see many animals most especially predators such as lions, black rhinoceros, hippopotamuses, African buffaloes, blue wildebeests, spotted hyenas, grant’s zebras and many more. After the game drive you will exit the park and head on your drive back to Arusha, when you get in Arusha you will have lunch and then be dropped off either at your hotel or at the airport for departure thus the end of the safari.
- Airport pick-ups and drop-offs
- A private, well-versed tour guide, Kenyan and multi-lingual
- Round-trip transport to all attractions and destinations as per the itinerary (4×4 Jeep)
- Budget (economy), comfort, superior comfort, or luxury hotels, lodges, or tented camps
- Meals on safari (half board or full board depending on the budget)
- Lake Manyara national park entrance fees
- Bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle
- Game viewing drives
- Pre-travel expenses (e.g. Passports and visas)
- Travel insurance
- Expenses such as baggage fee, laundry charges, and luxury drinks such as champagne etc.
- Tips and gratuities
- Items and services of a personal nature