Cheap Tanzania Safari
About the Cheap Tanzania Safari
Cheap Tanzania safari starts and ends in Arusha. This is a 4 days short Tanzania budget safari that focuses on wildlife. This an affordable African safari in Tanzania goes to 2 Tanzania national parks.
They are Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks. You will have 1 night in Tarangire and 2 nights in Ngorongoro. The 4 days Cheap Tanzania safari is for people with few days in Arusha.
Cheap Tanzania Safari Highlights
The highlights of the 4 day Cheap Tanzania Safari include:
- Watching large herds of Elephants
- Going through big baobab tree forests
- Big Five tracking
- Big cat Tracking
- Experience the Ngorongoro Crater
- Great game drives
Find the Cheap Tanzania safari itinerary below:
4 Day Cheap Tanzania Safari Itinerary in Details
Day 1: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Our Tanzania safari guide will be ready for pick up at 0800 hrs. This will be from your Arusha Hotel. You will get a detailed briefing on the 4 days Cheap Tanzania safari. This will be followed by your departure.
The drive will be to Tarangire National Park. The Park runs along the line of the Tarangire River. It is made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. The vegetation consists of Acacia woodland. There are also giant African Baobab trees.
The southern part has huge swampy areas. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals. This is during dry seasons in Tanzania.
Tarangire National Park has some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. It is also home to three rare species of animals. They are the Greater Kudu, the Fringed eared Oryx and Ashy Starlings.
Your accommodation will be at Tarangire Zion Camp. It is also where all your meals will be taken.
Tarangire National Park
The Tarangire National Park is located not far away from Arusha. It is between the meadows of Masai Steppe to the south east and the lakes of the Great Rift Valley to the north and west.
Among the rolling area where the park lies, it occupies an area of 2,600 square kilometers. The perennial Tarangire River takes over the northern part of Tarangire.
Through the cut ditches, the River flows upwards up to when it leaves the corner of the park. This is in the North West when it flows into Lake Burungi. There are several wide swamps which dry into green plains during the dry season in the south.
Tarangire national park is an ideal place to visit for those who love to see elephants. This Tanzania National Park is renowned for its highest concentration of elephants. This is due to variant baobab trees.
During dry seasons there is migration of zebras and wildebeests. This offers you a thrilling wildlife experience. Tarangire national park also boasts with the four of the big five game animals. This park is also famous for termite mounds.
Tarangire national park is 118 kilometres south west of Arusha town. It also boasts with glorious landscapes covered with glamorous woodlands. There are baobab and acacia trees and seasonal swamps proving home to wildlife.
Day 2: TARANGIRE – NGORONGORO CRATER NATIONAL PARK
Your Cheap Tanzania safari day starts early. This will be with an early morning game drive. Return to the lodge and embark on your breakfast. A mid morning game drive will end your stay in Tarangire. After lunch leave for Ngorongoro Crater National Park. You will have an evening walk at the crater’s rim. Your dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba ‘A’ Campsite.
The well-endowed conserved land is home to all what any ardent fun hunting traveler. Ngorongoro Crater is a place for those seeking for while in Africa.
Ngorongoro conservation area sited on an area of about 8292 sq.km. It is in the Northern part of Tanzania. this is approximately 180 km from Arusha region in the Ngorongoro district.
The conservation area is habitat to the endless list of wildlife. there are lots of flora, plains and other aquatic animals. The wildebeests have access to this area too in specific months of the year.
The biggest attraction and greatest jewel being the largest Ngorongoro crater. The conservation area offers the spectacular view. It is home to several wild animals and several others.
This is home to the Big 5 including elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes and rhinoceros. We also have the wildebeests the zebras and several other animal species.
There are also several prehistoric, Stone Age sites like Olduvai Gorge. Also here are many others where the fossils and skulls were discovered here. They seem to belong to the early inhabitants of this area thousands of years ago.
Day 3: NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
The Cheap Tanzania safari day will start early in the morning. Departure will be after an early breakfast. You will descend 2000 feet down to the Crater floor. This will be with your picnic lunch boxes. The drive to the floor takes approximately one hour. It is time to explore this ‘Garden of Eden’. Ngorongoro is a huge and deep volcanic Crater.
There’s rich pasture, swamps, forest and permanent water. All this is on the Crater floor. This is the reason why wildlife here is so diverse and large. There are up to 25.000 larger animals living here. You got the best opportunity to see Black Rhino here.
Other species like the black-manned lion are common. We will have a fantastic day to see wildlife at its best. After lunch you return back to Ngorongoro Simba ‘A’ Campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: NGORONGORO – ARUSHA
Start your Cheap Tanzania safari day with breakfast. This will be at leisure and with no pressure. After checking out of the lodge it is time to leave Ngorongoro.
Enjoy a scenic drive to Arusha, Tanzania’s tourism capital. End the 4 days Cheap Tanzania safari with a drop off at your hotel in Arusha.
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4 Day Cheap Tanzania Safari Costs:
What is included in the 4 Day Cheap Tanzania Safari cost?
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on Tanzania Safari
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
4 Day Cheap Tanzania Safari cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 4 Day Cheap Tanzania Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes