This is a convenient 2-day safari in the Northern Circuit for travelers who are short on time. You will see many of the classic animals of East Africa, however there is a lot of driving, and with just 2 days, the window to see predators is limited.

Lake Manyara National Park  

Ngorongoro Crater

Tarangire National Park

Day 1: Drive to Lake Manyara OR Tarangire for afternoon game  drive (LD)

Day 2: Half day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater, drive to  Moshi/Arusha (BL)

Day 1: Drive to Lake Manyara OR Tarangire for afternoon game drive (LD)

Drive from Moshi/Arusha to Lake Manyara OR Tarangire, lunch en route, afternoon game drive. Tarangire is best July-October and Lake Manyara is best November-June.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner
Budget/Mid-Range Accommodations: Endoro Lodge
Mid-Range Accommodations: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
Luxury Accommodations: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Elite Accommodations: Tarangire Treetops

Day 2: Half day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater, drive to Moshi/Arusha (BL)

Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for half-day game drive in the crater. Afternoon, return to Moshi or Arusha via Mto Wa Mbu.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch


  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking naturalist driver/guide
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4×4 with viewing roof and guaranteed window seating
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • National Park gate fees, Park commission, and Government taxes (based on current rates)

  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Bottled water and drinks
  • Optional tours (Olduvai Gorge and Maasai Village visit)
  • Holiday supplement December 20 – January 5
  • Discount for kids under 15 years old


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