07 Days - Northern Circuit Serengeti Safari
Northern Circuit Serengeti Safari Tanzania
This safari features all of the popular Northern Circuit game parks. With this Big Five luxury safari, you will travel in custom-designed four-wheel-drive safari vehicles with open roofs for an enjoyable game viewing. Together with a small group, you will have an awesome adventure that includes a visit to Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park.
During the safari, you will be provided six nights of accommodation. On your first night, you may choose accommodation options between Planet Lodge and Kibo Safari Palace. On the second night of the safari, you will stay at Flamingo Safari Lodge. Accommodation on the third and fourth nights will be at the Serengeti Katikati Tented Lodge. You will be back at the Flamingo safari lodge where you will spend your night, and Last night at Roika tented lodge
Day 1: Arrival in Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), after clearing customs, you may look for your tour driver. He will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it. Your driver will transfer you to Arusha. Overnight accommodation options will be at the Planet Lodge, Kibo Palace, or similar accommodation. Breakfast will be provided.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
This morning, you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Set against the steep escarpment of the Rift Valley, you will find Lake Manyara National Park with its evergreen groundwater forest and variety of ecosystems, including acacia woodland, grassy plains, a swampy fan delta, and of course, the expansive lake. This diversity of ecosystems attracts a wide variety of mammal, bird, and wildlife species. Lake Manyara is also home to the rare tree-climbing lions.
The park offers excellent game viewing with buffalo, impala, giraffe, bushbuck, waterbuck, hippos, and lots of elephants that roam near the lake. Also look out for blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, and the very active Olive baboon troops. Overnight stay will be at the Twiga Lodge. Lunch, dinner, and breakfast will be provided.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
You will head out after breakfast for the drive to Serengeti National Park. The word “Serengeti” is derived from the Maasai language, meaning “endless plain.” En-route to the Serengeti, you can opt to visit a Masaai village, a perfect place to explore the Maasai culture, and even participate in some tribal activities. You may also visit the Olduvai Gorge Museum, known as the cradle of humanity.
The Museum is a testament to the long journey that humanity has made from its humble roots in East Africa to its current state as the dominant species on earth. Enjoy a game drive en-route to your camp. You will stay overnight at the Katikati tented Lodge Serengeti. Lunch, dinner, and breakfast will be provided.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
Relax and have game drives for the whole day in the Serengeti. This game park is unequaled for its beauty and for being home to the great wildebeest migration. The huge herds of plains game such as wildebeest, zebra, and antelope dominate the park, while the attendant predators, such as lion and cheetah can be found amongst the many kopjes scattered across the plain.
Its landscape varies from open grass plains in the south, savanna with scattered acacia trees in the center, hilly, wooded grassland in the north, to extensive woodland and black clay plains to the west. Overnight stay will be at the Katikati tented Lodge, Serengeti dinner, and breakfast will be provided.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Enjoy a morning game drive en-route to Ngorongoro Crater. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game driving and exploration. The crater is 600 meters deep, 16 kilometers across, and 265 square kilometers in area. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and game viewing, in what has been described as the eighth wonder of the world.
Many of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino can be seen grazing on the open grassland of the crater floor, surrounded by some of the 20,000 large animals that occupy the crater, including lion, cheetah, eland, zebra, and gazelle. Flamingo, among other bird species, can often be seen feeding at Makat Soda Lake as well. Spend an afternoon drive en-route to your lodge for your overnight stay at the Flamingo safari lodge, Meals will be provided FB.
Day 6: Tarangire National Park
This morning, you will drive to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is traversed by the Tarangire River, which never dries up. Being the only source of water during the dry season, it draws hundreds of animals to the park, giving you a spectacular wildlife viewing and birdwatching. The landscape is varied, with grassy savannah plains, swamps, hills, and spectacular baobabs. Enjoy a whole day in the park with game viewing. Overnight will be at the Roika tented lodge. Lunch, dinner, and breakfast will be provided.
Day 7: Departure to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
Enjoy the morning at your own leisure before your transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight home. If your flight departs during the morning and you need an additional night accommodation in Arusha, you may inform us for further arrangements.
All parks entry fees, Conservation fees, all transits, all accommodations 4wd top-up roof land cruiser (charging system installed & fridge, Driver guides Allowances, Government taxes, 1.5lt bottled pure drinking water pp per a day
Visas for Tanzania, Personal drinks, Optional activities, international flight, insurance, meals not motioned and beverages, tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication
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