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$ 4700

Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari Low Season Special

min $ 4700
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 4700
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  • At a Glance
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Price

At a Glance

This safari visits the Northern Circuit National Parks, Tarangire, Manyara, Grumeti Game Reserve, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Accommodations in authentic tented camps and stylish lodges. Enjoy bush walks with Maasai and night game drive. Small Group Departure 6 guests max ~ Tour Dates 21 May to 2 June 2019 Only 2 spots remaining of this safari ! Price US$ 4,700 per person sharing

This safari visits the Northern Circuit National Parks;
Tarangire, Manyara, Grumeti Game Reserve, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Day 1 Arrival Arusha 21 May

  • Day 2 Arusha 22 May

  • Day 3 & 4 Arusha – Tarangire 23 & 24 May

  • Day 5 Tarangire – Manyara Park - Ngorongoro Highlands 25 May

  • Day 6 & 7 Ngorongoro Highlands - Grumeti Game Reserve 26 & 27 May

  • Day 8 & 9 Serengeti National Park 28 & 29 May

  • Day 10 Day 10 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater 30 May

  • Day 11 Ngorongoro Crater 31 May

  • Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater 01 June

  • Day 13 Departure Day 2 June

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival Arusha 21 May

    You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro airport and transferred to your lodge.
    Overnight Rivertrees Country Inn (on BB basis)

    The Rivertrees Country Inn is a charming country estate located just outside the bustling safari town of Arusha. Looking out toward Mt Kilimanjaro, its sprawling ten acres of fertile greenery grounds are a natural extension of Mt Meru’s sloping foothills, and offer a sanctuary for the birds and wildlife indigenous to the area. Elegantly rustic cottages are dotted along the river and in thickets of tall trees, while lush lawns and birdsong make for a peaceful and picturesque setting.

  • Day 2 Arusha 22 May

    Enjoy a free day to rest up at the charming Rivertrees Country Inn before beginning your safari of the Northern Park Circuit of Tanzania.
    Overnight Rivertrees Country Inn Meal Plan DB

  • Day 3 Arusha – Tarangire 23 May

    After breakfast proceed towards your next destination, Tarangire National Park, a quiet and scenic park with giant baobab trees and the park has some of the highest population density of elephants in Tanzania. Tarangire River attracts wide variety and concentration of migratory animal including elephant, wildebeest, zebra, eland and oryx.  Tarangire is also a bird lovers’ paradise, with about 450 species.
    Overnight Maweninga Tented Camp  Meal Plan BLD

    Perched on the top of a massive granitic rock, the camp has a privileged location within Tarangire National Park. All 16 tents are equipped with large & comfortable beds, a lovely terrace overlooking the park & the lakes in a far distance,  en-suite bathroom with hot shower (provided via solar panels) and flush toilet. The camp’s architecture is unique and perfectly integrated into the wilderness. Breathtaking views from the tents & from the dining room & the bar.

  • Day 3 Tarangire 24 May

    After a morning coffee, you will go on a walking safari guided by local Maasai from the camp, a unique and exciting experience. Return to the camp for breakfast, later proceed on game viewing in the park.

    Overnight Maweninga Tented Camp Meal Plan BLD

  • Day 5 Tarangire – Ngorongoro Highlands 25 May

    Morning departure to Manyara National Park, Ernest Hemingway wrote that it was “the loveliest he had seen in Africa” ….
    This relatively small wilderness reserve was named after the alkaline lake filled with thousands of flamingos roaming the banks for food and hippos bathing in the waters. However the most famous inhabitants of this park are the tree-climbing lions. Picnic lunch in the park. In afternoon, you will proceed towards your next destination, the Ngorongoro Highlands.
    Overnight Ngorongoro Farm House Meal Plan BLD

    At the Ngorongoro Farm House you will live the legendary atmosphere of past times on a colonial style coffee plantation farm house. Hand plaited thatched roof tops, ample verandas and colonial interiors at Ngorongoro Farm House, a small and exclusive hotel built on a 500 acre coffee plantation, all of which has been designed to take you to the comfort and style of past times. Take a walk around the farm to contemplate the daily activities, relax in the fragrant gardens, have a swim in the pool or enjoy the spectacular sunsets with the Oldeani volcano as a backcloth.

  • Day 6 & 7 Ngorongoro Highlands - Grumeti Game Reserve 26 & 27 May

    After breakfast, departure and drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will visit the Olduvai Gorge, it was here that Louis and Mary Leakey found early human fossils back in 1959. Enjoy a picnic lunch box. Drive through the Ngorongoro plains and Serengeti Park enjoying a game drive en-route to the Grumeti Game Reserve, a protected and very substantial wildlife reserve which is essentially an extension of the Serengeti. There is a good deal of resident wildlife year round, notably good populations of giraffes, zebras, impalas, elephants and lions. Safari camps here are free to offer night vehicle safari and walking safaris, which are generally not possible inside Serengeti National Park main reserve area and a stay out here at the end of a safari can make for a very nice change of pace. A night game drive & a walking safari are included during your stay at the camp.
    Overnights Grumeti Hills Meal Plan BLD

    The Grumeti Hills Camp is built on the highest hill in the area with a breathtaking view of the surroundings. With 16 comfortable en-suite safari tents, each tent has its own terrace. The camp is eco-friendly with 24-Hour Solar Power. The main area opens onto a large terrace with views over the plain which stretches at the foot of the hill. Most of the year this grassy plain is home to a rich and varied fauna. The swimming pool is carved into the rocks, (equipped with an eco-friendly water filtering system) it’s the guests’ favorite spot after a long dusty day in search of the big five.

  • Day 8 & 9 Serengeti National Park 28 & 29 May

    After breakfast, departure to the western part of the Serengeti. From May to early July, the great migration of wildebeest and zebra converges to this remote and unique part of the famous Serengeti (Western Corridor). Two days will be spent exploring the Serengeti ecosystem, following conditions and the movement of game.
    Overnights Mbalageti Tented Lodge Meal Plan BLD

    Mbalageti Tented Lodge Serengeti is located in the western corridor of the Serengeti offering a breathtaking 360-dgree panorama view of the Serengeti Plain lands and the Mbalageti River, where one of the main attractions is the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. The Tented Chalets are situated 12 each on either the Sunrise or Sunset side of the hill and are semi- tented with a back wall of local rock and wooden floor. Decorated with a true ‘bush theme’, the Tented Chalets provide guests a real safari living experience and contain both shower and bathtub.

  • Day 10 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater 30 May

    A full day of game viewing split between Serengeti and Ngorongoro plains. A nice drive among changing landscapes, punctuated with some encounters. Enjoy a picnic lunch box and proceed in the afternoon towards your lodge located along the east side of the Ngorongoro crater rim.
    Overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge Meal Plan BLD

     The Ngorongoro Sopa lodge has the most magnificent views over the crater floor. Its position on the Eastern rim allows the most spectacular and uninterrupted views of the sunset as well as quick access to the crater.

  • Day 11 Ngorongoro Crater 31 May

    Leaving early in the morning and taking a picnic lunch with you, you will spend most of the day game driving on the floor of the crater. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. Covering an area of 259 sq.kms and standing at 2236m above sea level, it is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World. Spend a whole day exploring the caldera with picnic lunch break at Ngoitokitok Springs. Following the crater safari you will visit a Masai Village nearby the lodge to learn about the Masai people’s traditions and way of life.|
    Overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge Meal Plan BLD

  • Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater 01 June

    Enjoy a second game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. Leaving early in the morning and taking a picnic lunch with you, you will spend part of the day game driving on the floor of the crater. Following you will exit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and proceed towards Karatu to the Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge. Enjoy guided walks through the farm and coffee plantation.
    |Overnight Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge Meal Plan BLD

  • Day 13 Departure 02 June

    Following breakfast departure and drive back to Arusha, with shopping possible on the way. Enjoy lunch at the Arusha Coffee Lodge. In the afternoon, if time allows, visit the Shanga Workshops & Gift Shop and the Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre. Transfer to the Kilimanjaro airport for your flight back home or continue onto your next destination in Africa. Meal Plan BL

  • Included

    Small group 6 guests max
    Safari with experienced English speaking driver/ guide – Unlimited game drives
    Transport and exclusive use of our custom safari built 4 x 4 Land Cruiser.
    All accommodations and meals as indicated in the itinerary
    Visits as indicated
    Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
    All park entrance fees to the various game reserves and parks
    Mineral water in the car during game drive
    Enrollment with flying doctor services.


  • Not included

    International flights
    Travel & Medical Insurance
    Any extras not mentioned above such as extra meals and activities
    All beverages with the exception of mineral water on board the safari vehicle.
    Increases in park fees, government taxes and levies
    Any items of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, telephone calls, etc


Price US$ 4,700 per person sharing ~ US$ 385 single supplement

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of The Heritage Safari Company
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