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4 Day Ngorongoro Crater Safari

Explore Tanzania on this 4 Day safari tour to the crater of Ngorongoro. Read our exciting itinerary and contact us for more information.

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed and assisted by a representative from Reliable Tours. Once you’ve completed customs and immigration procedures, you will be transferred to your city hotel for check-in. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at the hotel.


After a delicious breakfast, check out and depart on a scenic drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, often hailed as the 8th wonder of the world with picnic lunch boxes. Descent into the crater for a memorable game drive on the crater floor. Return to the lodge and spend the evening at leisure. A sumptuous dinner will be served, overnight stay.


We begin the day with an early breakfast. Depart and descend into the crater floor for another exciting game drive. A game drive here offers a unique and diverse safari experience. You can expect to see the “Big Five,” which includes lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceros. Other notable animals include wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas, and various species of antelope. The lions in the Ngorongoro Crater are known for their large size and impressive manes. The crater provides an excellent habitat for these majestic predators, and it’s common to spot them during a game drive. For bird enthusiasts, the crater is also a haven, with over 500 bird species recorded. The landscape within the crater is stunning, with its vast grasslands, acacia forests, and soda lakes. The panoramic views from the crater rim are breathtaking, and the scenery provides a picturesque backdrop to your wildlife encounters.

Afterward, return to the lodge for lunch, and spend the afternoon at leisure, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at the lodge.


Begin the day with breakfast at the lodge followed by check-out. Drive to Arusha Coffee Lodge, indulge in a delectable meal set amidst the vibrant green gardens. Following lunch, you may have the opportunity to explore Shanga, a heartening local community social enterprise. This initiative empowers individuals with disabilities by providing employment opportunities, and it is here that they craft distinctive handmade gifts, adding a special touch to your visit. Depending on your travel plans, either transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your outbound flight or check in at a city hotel for day room use or overnight at an extra cost.

Package includes:
  • Ground transportation in 4×4 vehicle on safari with pop-up roof
  • Game drives & private safari experience
  • Accommodation in lodges specified subject to availability
  • All meals during the safari
  • All park fees, government taxes and service charges
  • 5 litres bottled water per person per day on safari
  • 1 pair of binoculars and 2 photography bean bags in the vehicle
  • Services of an experienced English-speaking driver-guide
  • Custom safari map of Tanzania per group
Package excludes:
  • Any flights or transfers not mentioned
  • Laundry
  • Tips and gratuities, soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Visas and Travel insurance
  • Any items of a personal nature

It is not permitted to bring plastic bags into Tanzania and Zanzibar. Ziploc bags used for toiletries are still permitted.

There are currently no mandatory covid-19 entry requirements for Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Apply for your Tanzanian e-visa in advance at the following link: Please note it can take up to 2 weeks to receive

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