8Days 7Nights Northern Circuit Safari

Tour Overview

All our 8-day Africa wildlife safaris and tours, have been designed to give you more time in the Serengeti National Park and specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or tours. It specifically includes the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while attempting to keep your non game-viewing travel time to a minimum.

1Day 01: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha (55km – 47 mins)
Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Move to Arusha Crown hotel where you booked for the night bed and breakfast basis. Meals Plan: {B,B} (www.arushacrownhotel.com)
2Day 02: Arusha/Arusha National Park (48km – 1 hour)
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha town at 0800am and drive 30km with packed lunch to Arusha National park for game drives. This park is a home to Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Black and white Colobus Monkey, Baboon and many birds include Turraco and flamingos. Lunch picnic then proceed with afternoon game drives before you drive to your Colobus campsite for Dinner and Overnight. Meals Plan: {L,D}
3Day 03: Arusha/Tarangire National Park (120km – 1½hours)
Breakfast at 0700am. Pick up from you’re the Lodge/Camp at 0800am and drive on tarmac road 120km to Tarangire National Park (2,850 sq km or 1,005 sq mile’s) for game drives. Lunch picnic there after lunch continue with afternoon game viewing in the park, a home to Lion, Leopard, Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more… Over 450 species of birds have been observed. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Zion campsite. Meals Plan: {B,L,D}
4Day 04: Tarangire National Park/Lake Manyara National Park (70km – 1 hours)
Breakfast at 0700am. Pick up from the Campsite at 0800am and drive on tarmac road 60km with lunch box to Lake Manyara National Park (330 sq km or 127 sq mile’s) on the base of the Great Rift Valley, for the Afternoon game drives. The park is home to Lion, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon, Blue and Vervet monkey, Warthog and more…About 350 species of birds have been recorded. This small park contains also five distinct vegetation zones. Thus supporting a large variety of birds and animals. The Manyara National park is also famous for its large flocks of flamingos. In this park canoeing has recently been added to the tourist activities in this park at extra cost. This is a great way to see the park from a new perspective. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Twiga campsite. Meals Plan: {B,L,D}
5Day 05: Lake Manyara National Park /Serengeti National Park (205km – 5 hours)
Breakfast at around 0700am. Pick up from the Campsite at 0800am and drive to the Great Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km or 5,700 sq mile’s) with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. Serengeti National Park is a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Seronera Campsite. Meals Plan: {B,L,D}
6Day 06: Full Day Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national Park. Remember this is the migration safari, so as Serengeti is very large as your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants, your guide knows very well how to locate the herds. Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Seronera Campsite. Meals Plan: {B,L,D}
7Day 07: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater Rim (145km – 3 hours)

Wake up at 0600hours for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0900 hours back to the Campsite for breakfast. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. OPTION: Visit the Olduvai Gorge at extra fee for the museum. Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Simba “A” Campsite. Meals Plan: {B,L,D}

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Day 08: Ngorongoro Crater Floor/Arusha (190km – 3 hours)

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0730hours descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for game drives. All the Big five Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more…Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. After lunch proceed with fame viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Arusha Crown Hotel where you booked for the night bed and breakfast basis/or Drop off at Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight home. Meals Plan: {B,L}
END OF YOUR SAFARI

Included
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
Camping equipment
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
Sleeping bag

Excluded
International flights (from/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Bath towels
Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

This tour starts and ends in Arusha, Tanzania
Book your own international flights when using this operator
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost