Safaris
10 DAYS TANZANIA NORTHERN CIRCUIT SAFARI

Day 1 Meet and greet

On this day, you will be met and greeted by your safari guide. You will be briefed about the safari and left to relax the rest of the day.

Meal plan – Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation – Vijiji Centre/The African Tulip

Day 2 Tarangire National Park

Having had breakfast, we depart for Tarangire National Park. We check into the park, have lunch and enjoy the beauty of this park. Tarangire is famous for its beautiful scenery (baobab trees, Tarangire River, swamps) and high density of elephants. Expect to see more on the game drive including; African wild dog, leopard, cheetah, lions, olive baboons, buffalos, zebras, wildebeest and so on.

Meal plan – Break fast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Osepuko lodge/Tarangire Serena Lodge

Day 3 Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

We wake up early and embark on a game drive with our packed breakfast to search for the early risers.   We then check out of the park, have lunch and continue to our next destination (Lake Manyara National Park).   This evening, we are to have a nature walk which gives us chance to spot some game including, dikdiks, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, zebras, impalas, mongoose, genet cats and so many bird species.

Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Octagon lodge/Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 4 Lake Manyara 

This morning, we wake up for a long day of game drives. We are to spend the whole day searching for wildlife. Lake Manyara is among Tanzania’s top birding destination and therefore you should expect to spot/record many bird species on this day.

Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Octagon Lodge/ Serena Lodge



Day 5 Visit a masai community.

After having breakfast, we visit the famous Mto Wambu village, do some shopping for souvenirs   in the local market. We then visit a   Masai community. These are indigenous herdsmen and have not changed their way of life for years. There is also possibility to go cattle grazing with these people. In the evening, you will take part in a local performance/dance and storytelling which will be led by a group of Masai. Feel free to ask them anything concerning their life style. We then check in our lodge for evening accommodation.

Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Octagon Lodge/Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we visit the Ngorongoro conservation Area. We descend into the Ngorongoro crater. Here it is possible to see all the big five on a single game drive. This is among the most densely populated parks in Africa and is also home to the few remaining black rhinos.  We are to have a game drive to enjoy the wildlife here. The park supports a variety of animals including, wildebeest, zebra, hippos, African elephants, buffalos, warthogs, many antelope species. Expect to also see a number of predators including the lions, leopards, cheetahs and so on.

Meal plan – Break fast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Octagon Lodge

Day 7 Transfer to Serengeti

After a leisure breakfast, we drive towards the Serengeti National Park. En-route, we have an opportunity to visit Oldvai Gorge. This is where Dr. Mary Leaky and Louis discovered the remains of early man way back in the 1950s. Here in a small museum, we are able to see evidence that our ancestors are dated back 2.5 million years ago. We have lunch and then check in the Serengeti endless plains which are only broken by acacia trees and occasional kopje. We are to spend the whole afternoon game viewing and later go to our lodge for overnight.

Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper

Accommodation –Serengeti Serena Lodge/KatiKati Camp

Day 8 Full day game drive

For day 8, we wake up for early breakfast and later search for wildlife. We are to have morning, mid-afternoon and evening game drives. We are to spend time at the hippo pool watching animals laze in the cool waters. In the Serengeti, There is also a big possibility of catching the migration of millions of wildebeest and gazelles. 

Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper

Accommodation – Serengeti Serena Lodge/KatiKati Camp

Day 9 Game drive and transfer to Lake Natron

We wake up early and have breakfast, game drive and then visit Lake Natron.  On the way there, we pass through the Rift Valley and the charming Ol Doinyo Lengai ( the volcano whose peak is covered with ash).  We are to have an evening walk for sunset. Optional activities include; waterfall hike and a swim. Lake Natron is a salty and soda Lake at the boarder of Tanzania and Kenya.  It is the breeding area for more than half of the world’s lesser flamingos. 

Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – 

Day 10 Transfer to Arusha

This morning, we wake up for breakfast, have a walking safari, lunch and then embark on the journey to Arusha. You will be dropped off either at Kirimanjaro or Arusha airport or to a Hotel of your choice hence end of service.

Meal plan –Breakfast and lunch

Accommodation – Not included

ACTIVITIES

Game drives

Nature walks

Birdwatching

Olduvai Gorge

Walking safari

PRICE USD 3470 per person, Based on 2 people travelling


Included in the price are;

All park entry fees

Ngorongoro Crater fees

Nature walks

Accommodation 

Camping equipment (tents, mattress, pillows and bed sheets)

All meals

Packed drinking water

4WD Vehicle 

Private safari guide

Government taxes

Not included in the price are;

Flights

Visa

Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

Meals not listed above

Flying balloon rides USD. 500 per person 

Any items of personal nature.