8 Days Northern CIrcuit Tanzania Safari

Safari Overview

Our most popular safari to Tanzania is this 8-day trip! Our 8-day safari is the ideal choice if you want to visit the three most stunning parks in northern Tanzania. Your safari will begin in Tarangire National Park, the home of the elephants. Visit the renowned Serengeti, which is home to a wide variety of wildlife and the magnificent wildebeest migration. And the impressive Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder with the greatest amount of wildlife on earth. You can see these two of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders while on this incredible safari.


Route Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

You will be picked up from Kilimanjaro airport and taken to your hotel at Kibo Palace Hotel for dinner and overnight.

  • Meals: B, L,D
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Hotel

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

We leave for Tarangire National Park after breakfast, and we get there in time for lunch at the lodge. We will go on a game drive in the late afternoon where you can see enormous baobab trees, rolling savannah, and acacia parkland. This park is well-known for having a large variety of wildlife, which is most impressive between June and September during the dry season. Thousands of animals, including wildebeest, zebra, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, and onyx, migrate during this time in search of water from the dry masai steppe to the Tarangire river, with predators like lions and leopards following closely behind.

  • Meals: B,L,D
  • Accommodation: Campsite/Lodge/Hotel

Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

We depart for Ngorongoro conservation area, which sits at the rim of the Ngorongoro crater. An afternoon tour of the crater follows. The game drive begins with a 600m descent to the crater floor, a magnificent natural amphitheater. Covering 260 sq. km, the crater is an attraction in its own right and is one of the wonders of the natural world. The crater supports a year round resident population of a variety of wildlife and you can easily spot lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and other species of plain animals.

  • Meals: B,L,D
  • Accommodation: Campsite/Lodge/Hotel

Days 4-6: Serengeti National Park

We proceed to Serengeti National Park passing via Olduvai gorge. This is the prehistoric site where Dr. Louis Leakey discovered the remains of homo habilis, which is regarded as mankind’s first path of human evolution. An afternoon game drive at Serengeti follows, home to more than 35 species of plain animals such as zebra, wildebeest, eland, giraffe, among many others.
The park is the staging zone for one the most spectacular events in the world- the annual migration of wildebeest. This commences around June where over 1 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle head for the masai mara in Kenya in search of greener pasture. They are followed closely by the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. The Serengeti also has over 500 species of birds.

  • Meals: B,L,D
  • Accommodation: Campsite/Lodge/Hotel

HOT AIR BALLOON PER PERSON COST $546 (price are separate from the total price above)

Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Karatu

We’ll go on a morning game drive in the Serengeti after breakfast. After that, we’ll head to Acacia Luxury Camp to eat lunch.
We will travel to Karatu in the afternoon, where we will arrive and check into the Acacia Farm lodge, where we will have dinner and spend the night.

  • Meals: B,L,D
  • Accommodation: Campsite/Lodge/Hotel

Day 8: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

A morning game drive through the national park of Lake Manyara. The lake takes up 70% of the park’s total area of 330 sq. km. The diverse ecosystem, which supports a variety of wildlife including the big five—the lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo—consists of ground water forests, acacia woodland, and open grassland along the lake shore. The elusive tree-climbing lions that live in the woodlands between the lake and the rift valley are the park’s most well-known residents. After lunch, we return to the lodge and travel back to Arusha.

  • Meals: B,L,D
  • Accommodation: Can be arranged at an extra cost

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    Items included:

    • Accommodation according to the itinerary
    • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
    • Professional, English-speaking guide
    • Professional, English-speaking safari cook
    • Overnight stays in safari tents
    • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)
    • Meals according to the itinerary
    • Mineral water
    • All mentioned activities
    • All national park fees
    • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari

    Items excluded:

    • International Flights
    • Alcoholic and soft drinks not included
    • Visa fees
    • Tips
    • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
    • Travel insurance
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