Sarafika Tours

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Recommended travel season :June to November
  • Maximum group size: 6 pax
  • Guaranteed departure from 2 pax
  • Departures every Friday from Arusha

Tanzanian Safari: A Three-Day Wildlife Extravaganza

Embark on an unforgettable three-day safari through Tanzania, where breathtaking wildlife encounters and scenic landscapes await. Explore the iconic Lake Manyara National Park, renowned for its tree-climbing lions and diverse array of animals. Descend into the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife, including lions, elephants, zebras, and more. Conclude your safari in the vast expanse of Tarangire National Park, renowned for its abundant elephants and baobab trees. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Tanzania’s natural wonders and create unforgettable memories.

This safari includes
  • All transfers (pick-up & drop-offs)
  • Private 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop-up roof, fridge & power sockets
  • Private Experienced, English Speaking Driverguide
  • All overnight stays at the lodges
  • FULL BOARD (3 Meals a day during the safari)
  • Game drives in the national parks
  • Activities (unless mentioned ‘optional’)
  • Parkfees & Government Taxes)
  • Ngorongoro Crater fee
  • Unlimited Water, Tea & Coffee during the safari
  • Unlimited Game mileage
  • 24/7 Available assistent on location
Not included in this package
  • (Inter)national Flights
  • Visas & (Flying Doctors) Insurance
  • Tips for the driver

Our indigenous guides. We hold the conviction that the most joyful guides craft the most indelible safari experiences. At Sarafika Tours, we exclusively collaborate with local guides who possess not only knowledge but also a genuine passion for their craft. We firmly believe that a competent guide ensures a good safari, yet an exceptional guide transforms it into an unforgettable journey.

Each of our guides demonstrates exceptional dedication, consistently going above and beyond to ensure you feel completely at ease. Proficient in wildlife spotting and possessing an intimate familiarity with the parks, their expertise is a source of pride for us.

Our choice of safari vehicles epitomizes excellence. Utilizing the latest 4×4 Toyota Landcruisers, these vehicles are adept at conquering the most challenging terrains. Boasting expansive windows and a pop-up roof for a panoramic 360° view, each vehicle is equipped with amenities such as electricity ports for camera and phone charging, a fridge stocked with refreshing beverages, two-way radio communication, plush seats, binoculars, animal books, and more. This guarantees a comfortable journey wherever you go. Additionally, we offer unlimited game-mileage, allowing you the freedom to drive as far and as long as your heart desires!

The significance of a reliable vehicle: Tanzania’s terrain is rugged, characterized by off-road trails that can swiftly transition from sandy paths to deep mud puddles. In light of this, we recognize the critical importance of a well-maintained car. Before each journey, our vehicles undergo thorough servicing to ensure they are in impeccable condition. We firmly believe that a dependable vehicle is pivotal, constituting half the battle. By meticulously maintaining our fleet, we significantly minimize the risk of breakdowns that could potentially disrupt and delay your safari experience.

A private, tailor-made safari is simply the best way to experience Tanzania.

Every safari we offer is completely tailor-made. This signifies that we provide personalized travel experiences down to the minutest details. Each day and every accommodation can be customized to align with the specific needs and interests of your group. Whether you prefer the pinnacle of luxury or seek a raw, local experience, anything is possible with our tailor-made approach.

Embarking on a private safari grants you absolute control over your itinerary. Your dedicated safari guide accompanies you wherever you desire. Whether you wish to dedicate an entire day to seeking out that elusive leopard or prefer to unwind by the pool while observing elephants at the waterhole, the choice is entirely yours!

Collaborating closely with your dedicated Tanzania specialist, you craft your ideal safari experience, one-on-one. By merging your preferences and wishes with our in-depth knowledge of Tanzania, we strive to fashion the perfect holiday tailored to your unique desires.

Sustainable Tourism in Tanzania

As travelers, our goal is to maximize the enjoyment of our holidays while being mindful of the environmental impact our journeys may have. Consequently, we make concerted efforts to minimize our environmental footprint.

Sarafika Tours was established out of a profound love for nature and wildlife, and our entire business is grounded in that passion. Naturally, we aspire to see Tanzania’s wildlife thrive and its nature flourish, ensuring that the incredible natural wonders can be enjoyed by generations to come.

Driven by this commitment and many others, we actively engage in building a more sustainable future for the safari industry, all without compromising the quality of our guests’ experiences. Our initiatives include a substantial reduction in plastic usage and waste, opting for sustainable alternatives across all aspects of our operations, and sharing our knowledge and practices with our local partners.



Northern Circuit Special

National parks visited:Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, Tarangire

Travel distances
  • Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park: Approximately 2 hours
  • Mto Wa Mbu to Ngorongoro Crater: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Arusha to Tarangire National Park: Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes
Highlights of the journey
  • Visit Tarangire,Lake Manyara & The Ngorongoro Crater
  • Encounters with Tanzania’s indiginous tribes
  • Off the beaten track walking safari
  • Unique & Adventurous bond-strengthening activities
  • Optional balloon safari with champagne breakfast

Day by Day Itinerary

Tour Guide

Begin your day with an early departure from Arusha, embarking on a scenic drive towards Lake Manyara National Park. As you traverse the Tanzanian landscape, you’ll encounter the vibrant market town of Mto Wa Mbu, a lively hub of local cultures and a treasure trove of souvenirs. Take a brief pause to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this market, where the sights, sounds, and aromas of traditional Tanzanian life will captivate your senses.

Upon entering Lake Manyara National Park, you’ll be greeted by a breathtaking panorama of the emerald lake, its shores adorned with lush greenery. This photographer’s paradise offers some of the most exhilarating wildlife encounters in the world. Brace yourself for the extraordinary sight of tree-climbing lions, these majestic predators majestically perched atop acacia trees, providing photographers with unforgettable opportunities to capture their regal poses.

As you venture deeper into the park, your eyes will feast on an abundance of African wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, and a plethora of smaller creatures. Engage your senses, listening intently for the calls of birdsong, a symphony of feathered inhabitants that fills the air with vibrant melodies. Witness the graceful movements of flamingo flocks, their vibrant pink plumage adding a splash of color to the landscape.

As dusk descends, bid farewell to the wonders of Lake Manyara National Park and make your way to your chosen accommodation. Settle in comfortably, anticipating a delightful dinner that will conclude your first unforgettable day in Tanzania.

Tour Guide

As the sun rises, embark on a journey towards the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon reaching the crater’s rim, the panoramic vista will take your breath away.

Venture into the crater’s depths, where an unparalleled wildlife spectacle awaits. Observe and photograph magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Look for the elusive black rhinoceros, witness the graceful movements of zebras and wildebeests, and spot cheetahs and leopards prowling the savannas.

Pause for a delightful picnic lunch amidst the breathtaking scenery of the hippo pool

In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling game drive, immersing yourself in the heart of Africa’s wildlife kingdom. Look up to spot the graceful lilac-breasted rollers soaring through the skies and listen intently for the symphony of bird calls that fill the air

As the day draws to a close, bid farewell to the extraordinary Ngorongoro Crater, its wonders etched indelibly in your memory. Board your flight, leaving behind the vibrant landscapes of Tanzania and carrying with you the indelible memories of an unforgettable safari adventure.

Tour Guide

Morning: Embark on a thrilling journey to Tarangire National Park, a haven for Tanzania’s wildlife wonders. Upon entering the park, immerse yourself in the breathtaking panorama of endless golden savannah, stretching as far as the eye can see. The Tarangire River, a lifeline for the region’s wildlife during the dry season, weaves its way through the landscape, its banks lined with majestic acacia and baobab trees.
As you embark on your game drive, keep your eyes peeled for the park’s iconic inhabitants. Observe the majestic elephants, their gentle giants lumbering across the plains, and witness the graceful movements of zebras and antelopes as they graze amidst the golden grasslands.

Picnic Lunch with a View: Indulge in a delightful picnic lunch, savoring the flavors of Tanzania amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Tarangire River. Be prepared for the cheeky antics of the local monkey population, as they may attempt to pilfer your lunch!.

Afternoon: Continue your game drive, venturing deeper into the heart of Tarangire National Park. Encounter the elusive lions and leopards, their presence a testament to the park’s rich biodiversity. Spot the mighty cape buffalo, grazing in herds, and watch as a variety of antelopes roam across the savanna. With a touch of luck, you might even catch a glimpse of endangered species such as the Greater Kudu or the Fringe-Eared Oryx.

Departure: As the day draws to a close, bid farewell to the captivating wilderness of Tarangire National Park and make your way back to Arusha, carrying with you unforgettable memories of your Tanzania safari adventure.

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