3 Day Safari Ideas

3 Day Safari Ideas

If you’re looking for an escape from your daily routine and feel like exploring new places, then getting away for a 3 day safari might be just what you need! Luckily, there are plenty of exciting vacation ideas near you that you can consider – especially if you’re based in Tanzania.

Tanzania is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa, offering a rich and diverse range of experiences that cater to all types of travelers and interests. With its verdant national parks, sprawling savannahs, and unique wildlife, Tanzania is the perfect place to kick back, relax, and immerse yourself in nature. And, if you’re looking for a short break, there are several excellent 3-day packages that you can take advantage of.

Here are some of the best 3-day vacation ideas that you can consider near Tanzania:

Idea #1: 3 Day Safari in Serengeti National Park

3 Days Serengeti Safari
The Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly Tanzania’s most popular park, and it’s not hard to see why. Its vast expanses of unbroken grassland and wildebeest migration are a sight to behold, especially on a 3-day package. This 3 day Serengeti safari is a perfect blend of nature and adventure that starts from Arusha. Feel the excitement as you set out on your Tanzania safari adventure to explore the vast plains of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Arusha – Serengeti National Park
  • Day 2: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Arusha

Detailed itinerary

Idea #2: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari

3 Day Safari Serengeti and Ngorongoro
If you’re looking for an African safari that’s packed with wildlife, then our 3 days Serengeti and Ngorongoro safari is perfect for you. These Serengeti and Ngorongoro are must-see destinations for any wildlife lover for an unforgettable wildlife experience, where you will get the chance to get close to all the Big five wildlife animals. The tour begins and ends in Arusha.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Arusha – Serengeti National Park
  • Day 2: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Detailed itinerary

Idea #3: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater

3 Day Tanzania Safari
On this 3-day package Tanzania safari, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the country’s amazing national parks. A unique and thrilling safari experience that you will never forget, including the opportunity to see the Big 5! These 3 day safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a series of remarkable experiences in a short time.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park
  • Day 2: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 3: Ngorongoro – Tarangire National Park

Detailed itinerary

Idea #4: 3 Day Safari to Mikumi National Park

3 Day Safari Mikumi national park

These 3 Day Safari Mikumi National Park is an ideal weekend gateway. Safari from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar for travelers with limited time. Experience the sense of a safari adventure.

Mikumi landscape offers a magnificent wildlife experience with commonly seen animals are elephants, Giraffe, Zebra, Antelope, Wildebeest, Eland, Crocodile, Hippo, and Baboon. If you are lucky, won’t miss seeing a Lion & very lucky to see a Leopard. Over 300 species of birds are seen are saddle bill stork, hammer kop, malachite kingfisher, lilac-breasted roller, yellow-throated long claw, battler eagle, etc.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Mikumi National Park
  • Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Mikumi National Park
  • Day 3: Mikumi – Dar es Salaam

Detailed itinerary

Idea #5: 3 Day Safari to Nyerere National Park Safari from Dar es Salaam

3 Days Nyerere National Park Safari

These 3 Days Nyerere National Park Safari earlier known as Selous Game Reserve is a short safari that offers a game drive and boat safari along River Rufiji. This 3 Days/2 Nights Nyerere national park safari brings you to one of Tanzania’s most magnificent national parks. It is home to a variety of wildlife and bird species, making it one of the must-see destinations in Tanzania.

Nyerere offers a flawless experience for wildlife tours, aside from the busy northern circuit. Giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, wildebeests, lions, hyenas, elephants, and sometimes spotted black rhinos are just a few of the frequently encountered animals in the Nyerere National Park.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Nyerere National Park
  • Day 2: Full Day Game Drive and Walking Safari
  • Day 3: Nyerere National Park – Dar es Salaam

Detailed itinerary

Idea #6: Mount Meru Climb

3 days mount meru climb

3 Days Mount Meru Climb via Momella is one of the best hikes in Tanzania because it includes wildlife viewing in Arusha National Park.

Mount Meru a volcanic cone is Africa’s fifth-highest mountain 14,978 feet (4,565.29 m), located in northern Tanzania. It’s a fantastic mountain to climb, with stunning scenery and views of Mount Kilimanjaro. In comparison to Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro, the peak is unspoiled and less populated.

Climb Highlights

  • Day 1: Momella gate – Miriakamba Hut
  • Day 2: Miriakamba Hut – Saddle Hut
  • Day 3: Saddle Hut – Summit Attempt – Momella Gate

Detailed itinerary

Idea #7: Zanzibar Holiday Tour

Explore the best of 3 day package in Zanzibar, from its stunning beaches and turquoise waters to its rich history and culture.

3 Day in Zanzibar

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Ras Michamvi
  • Day 2: Stone Town
  • Day 3: Departure

Detailed itinerary

These are just a few 3-day vacation ideas that you can consider near Tanzania. There are plenty of other destinations and activities that you can include in your itinerary to make your trip even more memorable. The key is to plan ahead, choose a suitable package that suits your interests, and enjoy all that Tanzania has to offer.

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