Due to time constraints and budget one may want to take a short 2 days safari Tanzania, which made us come up with a range of 2 days / 1 night safari packages in the most interesting Tanzania safari parks. This 2 days Tanzania Safari in particular is one of the best short safaris in Tanzania because it offers you such enormous opportunity to see as much wildlife as possible and believe it or not you get a rare chance to even spot the Big 5 in such a short period.

2 Days Tanzania Safari where you visit

This two days safari takes you to the most celebrated UNESCO world heritage area in Tanzania; the Ngorongoro Crater as well as Tarangire National Park a world famous safari park for its unusual herds of elephants. The park and Ngorongoro Crater are not very far from each other and with a range of accommodations having set up at Karatu (just outside the Ngorongoro Conservation), you can do a very rewarding safari in Tanzania in just 2 days and one night stay at one of the many lodges found around Karatu area or even the Mto wa Mbu and Lake Manyara area which is actually midway between the two wildlife areas.

What you see on the two days Safari in Tanzania

On this short safari package you will first of all visit the Tarangire National Park where you will get the chance to enjoy scenery of the African Savannah dotted with gigantic baobab trees and get the rare chance to track the largest herds of elephants in the whole of Africa. Tarangire is known for the two aspects, large baobabs and largest herds of the jumbos but there is more to visiting the park than just that. The park hosts a lot of migratory big game and small animals ( that migrate between here and Manyara) but also a lot of bird life including some very rare and almost indigenous only to this park like the Ashy Starlings for example. Other rare animals include the oryx and the gerenuk. A range of other common animals that can be spotted include, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, impalas, dik diks, leopards, gazelles, elands, hartebeests (Kongoni) and many others.
At Ngorongoro you will spice up this short Tanzania safari by having the chance to spot the Big five in one day at the Crater floor including the Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, the elusive leopards and the rare Black Rhinos. This among many others resident in the Ngorongoro Crater the area being the wildlife area with the highest concentration of wildlife in such a small area of only 16 – 19 Kilometers across (diameter) at the most. Contact our safari experts for more on this 2 day safari Tanzania or a customization of the tour.

2 Days Tanzania Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Depart early from Arusha town at around 07.30 – 08.00 Hrs you will drive across a beautiful and scenic Masai Steppe to Makuyuni junction and take left along the Arusha – Dodoma Highway towards Tarangire National Park, a drive that will take only 2 hours at most.  Arrive at the parks gate at Tarangire and after your driver has sorted out the paperwork you start game drives almost straight away form the gate in a bid to see as many animals and birds a possible. Your professional safari guide will take you to the best wildlife spotting areas of the park including the Tarangire River which is a permanent river that works as a bloodline for the park ensuring animals flock the river banks in search for water throughout the year. You expect to see elephants, elands, wildebeests, buffaloes, zebras, gerenuks, giraffes and a lot of birds. Lunch will be taken at one of the picnic sites. Later in the afternoon you will drive out of the park and your guide will take you to Karatu in the Ngorongoro Highlands for dinner and overnight at lodge. Overnight at Country Lodge at Karatu or similar lodge.
Day 2

Ngorongoro Crater tour – Back to Arusha.

This morning you take a very early breakfast or if you don’t mind take a packed breakfast and lunch then descend as early as 6.00 hrs in the morning to the floor of the largest unbroken caldera in the world also called the Ngorongoro Crater. You will spend this whole day at the Crater floor doing game drives in search of animals that can spotted at very close range including, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals (silver backed), and if lucky enough you can spot the rare species like the Caracal, leopards and the black Rhinos. Picnic lunch will most likely be taken at the Hippo Poolside Picnic site where you can also visit a washroom then continue with game drives in the afternoon as you head out of the Ngorongoro Crater. You will later on in the afternoon drive up the Crater rim and dive back to Arusha town where the safari ends again.

End of safari.

This safari can be easily made a 3 days safari by adding Lake Manyara National Park if you stay one more night at a lodge at Karatu or at a campsite.

2 Days Tanzania Safari prices

A Group of 2 Persons – USD 698 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)

A Group of 4 Persons – USD 587 per person sharing (2 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

A Group of 6 Persons – USD 550 per person sharing (3 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

Single Traveler – Ask for price

Group of more than 6 Travelers – Ask for price

Children Prices depend on Age of the child and room configuration.

We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.

The Price includes

Pick up from / drop off at Arusha town (at any hotel)

02 days private safari for 02 – 06 persons

Transport and game drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch

The services of a professional English speaking safari tour guide

All wildlife reserve entry fees for Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater fees

All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary

03 x 0,5 l mineral water per person / day during game drives

01 x Full Board at safari lodges or tented camps as per itinerary

Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

The Price does not include

International Flights

All items of a personal nature

Gratuities for safari guide and lodge staff (please tip separately)

Travel insurance if needed

Drinks and beverages in lodges / camps

Airport transfers from / to your hotel at Kilimanjaro if needed

Accommodation at Arusha prior to the safari ( we can arrange at extra cost)

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