You’ll find the easiest Tanzania safari up in the northern circuit. That’s from Arusha, through Tarangire, into Manyara, via the Ngorongoro Crater then on to the Serengeti. This is where the annual migration takes place.
This is your opportunity to discover the outstanding natural beauty of Northern Tanzania. We include the iconic Ngorongoro Crater in addition to resident wildlife and the annual wildebeest migration. With the sights, sounds and feel of real Africa. You get to meet the Maasai, explore part of the Great Rift Valley and witness wildlife on a grand scale. We use deluxe lodges in the following places:
This typical Tanzania safari is run over 10 days/9 nights. It’s available all year round.
Why choose the Northern Tanzania Safari? That’s easy, firstly we’ll visit world-class national parks. In addition we stay in deluxe lodges. You discover resident wildlife. Finally we have the grand finale – the Serengeti!
Tanzania is a year round destination, please go to ‘useful info’ below for safari dates.
|Day 1 - Arrive Arusha||You'll be met on arrival in Arusha and taken to your hotel. Visit the Tanzanite Experience Museum (rare precious gemstone. Optional extra) Go shopping or swimming in the hotel pool.|
|Day 2 and 3 - Tarangire National Park||Game view transfer to your luxury tented camp. Excellent guides, giant baobab trees, large herds of elephants, plains game and predators.|
|Day 4 - Lake Manyara National Park||Road transfer to Manyara Lodge. Picnic lunch, climb the Great Rift Valley escarpment, sinset dinner at the Kirurumu. The area is famous for tree climbing lions, big game. elephant, buffalo & birdlife.|
|Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater||Leisurely walk to visit the local Iraqw tribe, breakfast then road transfer to Ngorongoro Crater searching for rare black rhinos and black-maned lions.|
|Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater||Morning game drive, lunch at the lodge and drive into the highlands. A walking tou or the area and of local bomas with a Maasai Chief.|
|Day 7 - Central Serengeti||Road transfer to the Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge and onto Kirurumu Serengeti Camp, evening game drive|
|Days 8 and 9 - Central Serengeti||Action packed days in the Serengeti with game drives to view lion prides, solitary leopards, cheetah, impala - the greatest concentration of mammals on earth! Hot air balloon safaris (extra cost)|
|Day 10 - Departure||breakfast then transfer to the local airstrip for your flights back to Arusha to continue with your onward travel arrangements... perhaps make time for a little sightseeing or shopping en route|