3 Day Ngorongoro Tour
Just imagine a visit to the ‘Garden of Eden’. That is what the Ngorongoro budget safari offers you. This African budget safari tour gives you the best way to connect with nature. It is an affordable Tanzania safari that is both a time and money saver.
About 3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari
3 day Ngorongoro budget safari is a time saver safari. This Tanzania budget safari tour begins and ends in Arusha. The 3 day Ngorongoro budget safari takes you to the Ngorongoro Crater. This is the only Caldera in the world that hosts wildlife.
This African budget safari in Tanzania tours the crater’s floor with picnic lunch. Ngorongoro Crater is an attraction in its own right. It is one of the wonders of the natural world. Ngorongoro budget safari will starts and end in Arusha.
This 3 days budget safari in Tanzania focus is on wildlife and topography. You will be able to see the ‘big five’ here. Be sure to look at the amazing flat floor of the crater from the rim.
Hippo point buzzes with activities. It is where wildlife comes to quench their thirst. It’s the best place to have lunch as you watch great event happening.
Find your 3 day Ngorongoro budget safari itinerary is below:
Ngorongoro Budget Safari Highlight:
- The beautiful Ngorongoro Crater
- Great birding destination with lots of water birds
- Amazing game drives with several view points
- Terrific wildlife and plant species
- Awesome landscape and wonderful scenery
Detailed 3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari
Day 1: ARUSHA – NGORONGORO CRATER NATIONAL PARK
Our Tanzania safari representative will be at your Arusha hotel at 0600 hrs. He will brief you on the 3-day Ngorongoro budget safari. With picnic lunch boxes, you will leave Arusha for Ngorongoro.
This will be a 3 hours drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Descend to the floor on arrival at the Ngorongoro Crater National Park. This is a drive down the steep walls of the caldera for a half-day tour.
Be sure to look for the big five, cheetah, antelopes and gazelles. With lunch done drive up the escarpment. You will be heading to your Ngorongoro crater campsite.
Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight will be at Simba ‘A’ Camp.
About Ngorongoro Conservation Area
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a conservation area. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 180 km (110 mi) west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania.
Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area. It is recognized by one private organization as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.
Land in the conservation area is multi-use and unique. It is the only area in Tanzania that protects wildlife while allowing human habitation. Land use is controlled to prevent negative effects on the wildlife population.
The main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation Authority is the Ngorongoro Crater. This is the world’s largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera.
The crater formed when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself. This was two to three million years ago. It is 610 metres (2,000 feet) deep and its floor covers 260 square kilometres (100 square miles).
Estimates of the height of the original volcano range from 4,500 to 5,800 metres. This is 14,800 to 19,000 feet high. The elevation of the crater floor is 1,800 metres (5,900 feet) above sea level.
The area contains over 25,000 large animals including 26 black rhinoceros. There are 7,000 wildebeests, 4,000 zebras, 3,000 eland and 3,000 Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles.
The crater also has the densest known population of lions, numbering 62. Higher up, in the rainforests of the crater rim, are leopards and about 30 large elephants. There are mountain reedbuck and more than 4,000 buffalos. Others are spotted hyenas, jackals, rare wild dogs, cheetahs, and other felines.
Day 2: NGORONGORO CRATER NATIONAL PARK
Begin your Ngorongoro budget safari with breakfast. With picnic lunch boxes descend down the caldera’s steep walls. You will have another half-day on 3-day Ngorongoro budget safari. It will be time to do the searching for wildlife.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a paradise of woodlands and lakes. This provides for abundant wildlife and vegetation. You will be looking for Gazelle, buffalo, elephants and wildebeest. You may also see all the big cats.
Of interest would be the black manned lion, leopards and hyena. A multitude of birds including flamingos often sighted. The rich bird life is due to the soda content in Lake Magadi. This lake is on the crater floor.
Ngorongoro crater is beautiful hence the name ‘Garden of Eden’. Return for dinner and overnight at Simba ‘A’ Camp.
Day 3: NGORONGORO CRATER – ARUSHA
Start your Ngorongoro budget safari day with breakfast. Your 3-day Ngorongoro budget safari will then take a drive back to Arusha. End the safari with a drop off at your hotel in Arusha.
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3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari Costs:
What is included in the 3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari cost?
- Accommodation on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on 3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari in Tanzania
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 3 Days Ngorongoro Budget Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes