5 DAYS: MIDRANGE GROUP JOINING HIGHLIGHT OF NORTHERN CIRCUIT SAFARI.

Highlights

  • Get up-close to elephants on safari in Tarangire
  • Discover the big cats on safari in Serengeti national park
  • Scan the wildlife rich plains of Ngorongoro for the endangered black rhino
  • Look for the famous-tree climbing lions of Lake Manyara hanging on acacia trees
  • Game drive in the company of some of the best guides in Tanzania

Overview

Your journey begins at the foot of Mt. Meru in Arusha, a gateway to Tanzania’s safari destinations. From emerald green coffee bushes journey to the wildlife-teeming wilderness of Tarangire National park for an introduction to safari before moving to Serengeti for unforgettable game viewing within an ancient landscape. The Ngorongoro rich-grass plains will provide the most ungulates on these safari while Lake Manyara team with the famous tree climbing lions and the biggest population of baboons than anywhere- else in the world.

Discover the magnetic rich wildlife area of the northern safari circuit of Tanzania.

  • Day 1 - Arusha-Tarangire National Park

    Your guide will meet you at the hotel/airport and give you’re the safari briefing for you safari, then drive to Tarangire National Park for some amazing game viewing. The game in this beautiful national park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devoted birder and even the most reluctant to appreciate them. It is home to up to 2500 elephants, which can be seen looking for under-groundwater in the dry riverbeds during the dry season, as well as migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, and other incredible sightings like lions, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, baboons, and waterbucks. The park scenery is also one to look after, a landscape dotted with huge baobab trees and the meandering life giving Tarangire River offers excellent game viewing during the dry season. (June-October) when the migratory wildebeest and zebras are around. Late in the evening leave the park and drive to Africa Gambling Camp for Dinner and overnight.

    Main Destination: Tarangire national park

    Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Africa gambling camp

  • Day 2 - exploring the Serengeti National Park

    After a leisurely breakfast at the lodge, we set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of Serengeti National Park – a famous migration corridor and UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, you’ll have a chance to witness the great migration of wildebeest and zebra. Depending on the time of the year, the migration is within the southern grass plains and the central part during the months of December-May. Within these two days, we will explore the park rich habitats for the big cats who rule the plains, Serengeti is home to lion, leopard, hippos, cheetah, giraffe, elands, warthog, and hyrax. The plains are dotted with mammoth rock out-crop, swamps, valleys, acacia tree lines, and River-line habitats, in the central part, marking game-viewing good throughout the year. Our camp is set in the central part giving us perfect movement for game viewing. Dinner and overnight Serengeti Heritage tented camp.

    Main destination: Serengeti national park (central)

    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage Camp

  • Day 3 - Full day Serengeti National Park

    Depending on the time of the year, the migration is within the southern grass plains and the central part during the months of December-May. Within these two days, we will explore the park rich habitats for the big cats who rule the plains, Serengeti is home to lion, leopard, hippos, cheetah, giraffe, elands, warthog, and hyrax. The plains are dotted with mammoth rock out-crop, swamps, valleys, acacia tree lines, and River-line habitats, in the central part, marking game-viewing good throughout the year. Our camp is set in the central part giving us perfect movement for game viewing. Dinner and overnight Serengeti Heritage tented camp.

    Main destination: Serengeti national park (central)

    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage Camp

  • Day 4 - Serengeti national park-- Ngorongoro Crater Tour

    After breakfast, we depart Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro for a game drive in the Ngorongoro crater. Late in the afternoon, we drive back to the lodge, the jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest un-flooded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 21 km. across, 600 meters deep, and 265 sq. km in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos, and other water birds can usually be seen here, the open grass plains where grazers like zebra wildebeest and buffaloes can be seen grazing and lions laying lazily, the forest and swamps are perfect areas to look for big tusker elephants and hippos basking on the edges to warm their bodies.

    Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

    Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Farm of Dreams.

  • Day 5 - Lake Manyara National Park - Arusha

    Leave the lodge after an early breakfast with a nice packed picnic lunch to go with and proceed to Lake Manyara national park for game viewing. The park is home to the famous tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffe, buffalo, big troops of baboon and more than 400 species of birds have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 50 of these in one day. Inland of the floodplain, a narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara’s legendary tree-climbing lions and giraffes sitting down.

    After lunch leaves the park and head to Arusha and your guide will drop you at your Hotel or Kilimanjaro international airport for, you’re onwards connection.

    Main Destination: Lake Manyara National Park

    Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

  • Drop Off and Pick Up from the Airport
  • Transportation on a well maintained 4×4 safari Land cruiser
  • UNLIMITED Game drives
  • Well- trained, English-speaking guide
  • All accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Unlimited Mineral water while on safari
  • All National Park Fees
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Important Information

These safari can also be done by using budget camping accommodation

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  • December 2024
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  • Tuesday
    December 31 2024
    Saturday
    January 4 2025
    Total $1896 $1760
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