Classic Drive Safari Tarangire Manyara
Explore Tarangire and Lake Manyara in a two-day safari adventure
Embark on a thrilling two-day Classic Drive Safari Tarangire Manyara, exploring the renowned Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks.
Encounter majestic elephant herds and iconic baobab trees in Tarangire, and delve into the diverse ecosystems
of Lake Manyara, home to its famous tree-climbing lions. This adventure unveils Tanzania’s wild heart, where
astonishing beauty and remarkable wildlife encounters await
Day 1: Pick up in Arusha area – transfer to Tarangire National Park for safari game drive – overnight Africa Safari Lake Manyara
Day 2: Safari game drive Manyara National Park – transfer to Arusha area (JRO, ARK, Town hotel or City centre)
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Home of the elephants
The highest concentration of wildlife outside Serengeti
Tarangire National Park is a fun and easy park to explore. Wildlife is abundant and exposed due to the park’s more compact and open terrain making it easier to see wildlife both up close and from a distance. The park is only a short 2 hour drive from Arusha and in close proximity to Lake Manyara. It is is 2850 square kilometres making it the sixth largest park in Tanzania and offering the highest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti. Tarangire is known for its large herds of elephants, which can be viewed at close range. Other animals likely to be seen throughout Tarangire are; wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, gazelle, rhino, warthog, impala, python, lion, leopard and over 50 species of birds.
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Tree-climbing lions and over 400 species of birds
Large ecological variety in a small area
Lake Manyara National Park, an underestimated gem of the safari parks, offers a large ecological variety in a small area. The alkaline soda of the lake appeals to impressive numbers of birds thriving on its water. More than 400 species have been identified and one of the highlights are the thousands of strolling flamingo’s. From the entrance of the park, the road winds through a groundwater forest area where baboon troops can be seen hanging about on the roadside and in the trees. On the grassy banks of the lake the wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and the large buffalo can be seen grazing the day away. The mahogany and acacia trees are inhabited by the famous tree-climbing lions, if you’re lucky you might spot them lazing on a tree branch.