8-Day Explore the Northern Circuit

$2980/ Per Person

Duration

9 Days

Min Age

12+

Tour Type

Mid Range

Location

Arusha

Posted 73 Days ago

5.0

This is a lodge tour that will take you around the famous north circuit parks, Serengeti (for 3 days) being famous for over million wildebeest migrating alongside over 250000 zebras, then the Ngorongoro crater being the highlighted park with its beautiful landscapes. The Tarangire famous for the many numbers of elephants & lastly lake Manyara famous for colorful flamingoes on the lake & its tree-climbing lions, this tour gives you adequate time in the parks to view wild animals.

Why you will love this trip?

  • Experience tree climbing lion in Lake Manyara
  • Night game drive
  • Cultural activities Ex. Visit Maasai people
  • Descend to Ngorongoro crater
  • Sleep under the African stars,

Day 1 : Pick up from the airport

 Arusha

We will pick you up from the airport & transfer you to Tulia spa & boutique. A city sightseeing tour comes as part of the excursion for day 1. The city excursion will involve visiting the local markets, Masai market, cultural heritage & Arusha city museum.

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Tulia boutique & spa
  • ✓  Type: Hotel
  • ✓  Level: Mid-range

Day 2 : Arusha to Tarangire

 Tarangire Np

We will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am and after being familiar with the guide, chef & other clients we will drive to Tarangire national park (2hr drive) famous for its diverse landscape. The park is particularly known for the abundance of ancient Baobab trees & having the largest concentration of elephants and provides unique chances to observe the interaction between elephant families.

We will do a game drive through the park depending on where they are reported sightings of animals (mostly predators, lions, cheetahs & leopards as they are harder to spot) as herbivores (giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, etc. are plenty to see through the park. Later on, will go to the Tarangire river picnic site and enjoy the beautiful view of the river & animals while having lunch, small monkeys & baboons will try to scare you off your lunch but there is nothing to worry about.

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Farm of dream lodge
  • ✓  Type: Lodge
  • ✓  Level: Mid-range

Day 3 : Mto wa mbu to serengeti national park

 Serengeti Np

After breakfast, you will drive from Mto wa mbu to Serengeti which takes 6 hours (including all stops) as it transits through the Ngorongoro conservation area

Stop at: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region
Will briefly stop at the gate and viewpoint to look at the breathtaking view of the crater.
Duration: 20 minutes

Serengeti National Park
Arrive in the late afternoon and do a game drive in Seronera (center of Serengeti) to late evening and experience the sunset in Serengeti while having a close view of wild animals lucky enough to see a predator hunting or on a kill.

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp
  • ✓  Type: Tented Camp
  • ✓  Level: Luxury

Day 4 : Serengeti national park game drive

 Serengeti Np

On this day will go wider parts of the Serengeti south/east/west depending on wildlife movements, so after an early breakfast will go on an early game drive, we will later have lunch and continue the game drive to the evening then return to the lodge (Serengeti heritage) for dinner & overnight stay

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp
  • ✓  Type: Tented Camp
  • ✓  Level: Luxury

Day 5 : Game drive in Serengeti then Ngorongoro crater

 Ngorongoro

After an early breakfast will go on an early game drive seeing a lot of animals till afternoon where will head to camp for lunch and packing doing a game drive while we exit the Serengeti heading to rhino lodge (2hrs drive) and near the rim of Ngorongoro crater

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Ngorongoro Serena safari lodge
  • ✓  Type: Lodge
  • ✓  Level: Luxury

Day 6 : Ngorongoro crater then Lake Manyara

 Ngorongoro

After an early breakfast will descend the crater (6:15 am) on a journey to find the black rhino, rhinos are the hardest to spot in the beautiful crater as most animals will be easier to spot from this park due to it being a floor crater

After lunch will do a game drive and ascend the crater to camp and pack for the trip to Africa safari glamping lodge & campsite near lake Manyara national park (be prepared for swimming if interested).

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Farm of dream lodge
  • ✓  Type: Lodge
  • ✓  Level: Mid-range

Day 7 : Lake Manyara national park then Arusha

 Lake Manyara NP

After breakfast will go to the Lake Manyara national park famous for a large number of flamingoes in the lake & it’s tree-climbing lions (though they are rarely seen)

We will do a game drive viewing plenty of birds, lucky enough you can spot these famous tree-climbing lions, visit the hippo pool for a close look of hippos and the hot spring all this while doing a game drive and viewing plenty of animals (buffaloes, wildebeest, warthogs, vultures, eagles, monkeys, etc.)

After the tour will head back to Arusha (your hotel or airport)

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: Tulia boutique & spa
  • ✓  Type: Hotel
  • ✓  Level: Mid-range

Day 8 : Drop off the airport

This is your final day with us, we will drop you off the airport at your preferred time.

  Accommodation:

  • ✓  Name: details to be confirmed!
  • ✓  Type: details to be confirmed!
  • ✓  Level: details to be confirmed!

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