3-Day Classic Tarangire National Park Tour from Arusha

Explore Africa’s flagship game reserve – stunning Tarangire National Park – on a 3-day safari trip from Arusha Town. Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll venture through the breathtakingly beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro before discovering the delights of Tarangire National Park. See the incredible Big Five animals in their natural habitats on two game drives, discover the charming town of Tarangire and relax in comfort at a 4-star safari hotel in Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.

Tour Highlights

  • 3-day Tarangire National Park tour from Arusha Town.
  • See the Big Five animals – buffalos, cheetahs, elephants, lions and rhinos – in their natural habitats.
  • Explore one of Africa’s largest reserves on two comprehensive game drives.
  • Take in stunning Mount Kilimanjaro scenery and pass through quaint towns like Tarangire and Tarangire River.
  • Enjoy 4-star overnight hotel accommodation in Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.

Three Day Classic Tarangire Breakaway Tour

Day 1: Arusha–Tarangire National Park–Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (D)
After a pickup from your central Arusha hotel, leave the city lights behind and set off through Tanzania’s Serengeti province. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, you’ll pass by spectacular scenery and captivating little towns like Tarangire, Tarangire River and Serengeti. (Lunch is for guests own account) After freshening up at your Safari Lodge, enter the World Famous Tarangire National Park for your closed vehicle Game Drive with an expert game ranger as your guide and driver. In the early evening, your guide will drive you to your safari hotel in Serengeti, where you’ll have Dinner (included).

Overnight: 4-star Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti

Day 2: Tarangire National Park (B, D)
After breakfast, head back into Tarangire National Park for a full day of closed vehicle game viewing (open vehicle available at own expense). Watch for the legendary Big Five animals — buffaloes, cheetahs, elephants, lions and rhinos – and the birdlife for which the park is famous. In the middle of your day, stop for lunch at one of the reserve’s rest camps (own expense). Finish your day with a relaxing dinner back at your hotel in Serengeti.

Overnight: 4-star Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti

Day 3: Tarangire National Park — Arusha (B)

Spend your morning at leisure in Serengeti before traveling to the charming town of Arusha for lunch (own expense). From here, you’ll start your journey back to Arusha City by Air-conditioned vehicle, passing through Tarangire’s scenic countryside and interesting little towns. Drive along Mount Kilimanjaro and the pretty mining village of Mererani before traveling through Arusha, Serengeti Ecosystem and Tarangire’s massive southern swamps. Arrive back in Johannesburg in the early evening.


  • Park fees
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Field guide in Tarangire National Park
  • Meals as per itinerary (B = Breakfast, D = Dinner)


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional info

  • Maximum number of participants on tour is 50
  • Minimum age is 7years
  • Confirmation will be received within 6 hours, subject to availability
  • According to availability at time of booking, accommodation will be in the mentioned hotel or in one of a similar standard and star rating

Recent Reviews of this Tour


  • Worst part of the tour was the 5 hour car ride from Arusha Town. After arriving, the arrangements were on time for everything and very acceptable. The accommodations were very good and the guides very professional.