4 Days Tarangire National Park Safari
4 Days Tarangire National Park Safari: The 4 days Tarangire national park safari is an extraordinary safari that will give you an opportunity to explore Tarangire national park which is one of the most visited protected areas in the northern part of Tanzania. During the 4 days safari in the park you will have stunning views of wildlife species including beautiful baobab trees, large herds of elephants, buffaloes, elands, gazelle, bushbucks, lesser kudu, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, dik-dik, different bird species such as kori bustard, helmeted guinea fowl, yellow spurfowl among others and also enjoy interesting activities such as game drive, nature walk among others.
Highlights of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari
- Day 1: Pick up from Arusha and transfer to Tarangire national park
- Day 2: Full day game drive in Tarangire national park
- Day 3: Guided nature walk and cultural tour
- Day 4: Morning game drive and departure to Arusha
Day 1 of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari
Pick up from Arusha and transfer to Tarangire national park, depending on your location on day 1 of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari our driver guide will pick you up, give you a short briefing about the safari and then start the journey to Tarangire national park in northern Tanzania. The journey takes about 2 to 3 hours drive and on the way you will have views of the beautiful landscapes, Masai villages, local farmlands, traditional homesteads, local people among others. Upon arrival in the park you will check into the lodge and have lunch.
Afternoon game drive, after lunch you will go for an afternoon game drive where you will be able to view large herds of elephants, wildebeest, zebras, waterbucks, elands, hartebeests, buffaloes, bushbucks, gazelle, giraffes, cheetah, leopards among others, colorful bird species among others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Full day game drive in Tarangire national park
Morning game drive, after an early breakfast on day 2 of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge to go for a morning game drive where you will be able to view animals when they are most active. During the safari you will view the beautiful sunrise, iconic baobab trees, predators like lions, leopards, cheetahs, wild dogs before they go back to their hiding areas, view animals like large herds of elephants, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, wildebeest, gazelle grazing on grass with due, view different bird species like kori bustard, white crowned shrike, vulturine guinea fowl, yellow collared lovebird among others. After the morning game drive you will drive back to the lodge for lunch.
Afternoon game drive, after lunch you will go for another game drive where you will drive to Tarangire river a permanent water body where you will have spectacular views of wildlife because the river attracts large concentration of animals such as elephants, buffaloes, gazelle, waterbucks, zebras, wildebeest, lions, leopards among others that come to drink water especially during the dry season, water birds such as hornbills, fish eagles, kingfishers among others. After the game drive you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Guided nature walk and cultural tour
Guided nature walk, on day 3 of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari you will have an early breakfast and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about the nature walk. After the briefing you will be allocated an experienced park guide who is well conversant with walking trails, an armed park ranger to protect you from any danger and then stark hiking which takes about one to three hours. During the guided nature walk you will be able to explore the park on foot which gives you an opportunity to get up-close and personal with animals like elephants, giraffes, zebras among others in their natural environment, view colorful butterflies, listen to sweet sounds of birds singing in the trees, relax you mind in a quiet environment, enjoy the breathtaking scenery, view beautiful baobab and acacia trees among others. After the nature walk you will return to the park headquarters where you will meet up with your driver guide and then transfer back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
Cultural tour, after lunch you will go for cultural tour where you will visit the Maasai community with a local guide. During the cultural tour you will be able to interact with the Maasai people which gives you an opportunity to learn more about their culture where they are measure their wealth by the number of cattle, learn about their history, taboos, taste their local dishes, buy some craft souvenirs such as jewellery, beaded earrings, necklaces, bangles made by the Maasai women, enjoy their cultural performances among others. After the cultural tour you will return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Morning game drive and departure to Arusha
on the last day of the 4 days Tarangire national park safari, you will have a relaxed breakfast and meet up with your driver guide to go for another game drive in the park which offers you an opportunity to view some of the animals that you might have missed in the previous game drives. After the game drive you will return back to the lodge for lunch.
Departure to Arusha, after lunch you will check out of the lodge and your driver guide will pick you up to meet up transfer to Arusha town where you will be dropped at the nearby hotel in Arusha or drop off at the airport for your departure flight.
End of 4 days Tarangire park safari
4 days Tarangire national park safari includes
- Pick up and drop off in a 4WD safari vehicle
- Services of a professional driver guide
- Park entrance fees
- All mentioned activities
- Guided nature walk
- Cultural tour
- Full board accommodation
- Vehicle and fuel
- Bottled water
4 days Tarangire national park safari excludes
- Air flight tickets
- Optional activities not included on the itinerary
- life insurance
- Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, cigarettes, crafts, drinks, laundry services, tips among others.