Head out into Ngorongoro Crater on an exhilarating safari.

This short break in Tanzania is packed full of amazing real life experiences. Get an insight into local cultures on a visit to Arusha. Enjoy a home-cooked meal and explore the village markets. Embark on game safaris through the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and spend the night in a lodge on the crater's rim. With plenty of wildlife, culture and adventures, this African experience has it all.

Arusha, Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania
Short Breaks, Wildlife
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
89kg pp per trip


  • Enjoy a home-cooked meal as guests of a family
  • Stay in a lodge on the rim of the crater
  • Mingle with Tanzanian locals in a village market
  • Go on safari on the Ngorongoro Crater floor
  • Search out Africa's Big Five


Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro, stopping along the way at the small village of Mto Wa Mbu. Mingle with locals at the market before enjoying a delicious home-cooked Tanzanian lunch. Take advantage of some free time to explore this village a little more before continuing on to the Ngorongoro Crater. Spend the night at a lodge on the crater's rim.
After an early breakfast, descend to the crater floor. The Ngorongoro Crater is the remains of an ancient volcano and its walls are home to a remarkable concentration of wildlife. Over 30,000 animals live here including lions, leopards, elephants, impalas, zebras, hippos and endangered black rhinos. Spend time searching them out on an exciting game drive. With many species coexisting in this ecosystem, it's not hard to spot them. Stop for a picnic lunch before returning to Arusha.
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1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Overland vehicle
Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive
  • Village visit


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Important notes

Please note that this trip is being discontinued in 2013.

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