Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 1: Arusha Airport-pickup
Destinations: Arusha - Tarangire National Park - Serengeti National
Park - Ngorongoro Crater - Manyara National Park - Arusha
Pick up from airport by a guide and transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge for overnight.
Day 2: Depart to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast depart to Tarangire National Park. Afternoon game drive. Tarangire
National Park gets its name from the river that threads its way through it.
The park has one of the highest animal concentrations during the dry season.
Herds of elephants, buffalos, wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, and Elands, leopards
can bee seen all through the year. For the bird enthusiast, the park offers
over 300 species of birds. The vegetation in Tarangire is primarily acacia,
mixed woodland, dense elephant grass along the river and numerous baobab trees.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
Early morning game drive and proceed to Serengeti National Park. Visit Olduvai
Gorge where the Leakey family discovered the Early East African Man.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
Start the day with a morning game drive followed by afternoon game drive.
The Serengeti is renowned for its annual wildebeest migration and large predator
population. From February to May, a herd of over a million wildebeests migrates
for the Western corridor of the park in search of greener pastures. Serengetis'
other common animals include lions, leopards, zebras, Thompson gazelles, impala,
Grants gazelles and buffalos. Most of the park is open grassland broken
by isolated granite kopies (hills) and patches of acacias woodlands.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast depart on a game drive and onto the Ngorongoro Conservation
Area. Game viewing from the rim.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Today you will do a half-day tour of Ngorongoro crater. One of the World largest
Calderas, 20 km wide, Ngorongoro Crater is also one of the best Wildlife viewing
areas where Black Rhinos can be seen in Tanzania. The crater at 2.286 m above
sea level is the largest unbroken Calderas in the world. Surrounded by very
steep walls, rising 610 m from the crate floor, it covers 260 km2 and is home
to over 30.000 animals, almost half of them being zebra and wildebeest. Ngorongoro
is listed as a World Heritage site.
Day 7: Manyara National Park
Depart to Manyara National Park. Later in the afternoon we enter the park
for game drive around Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara Nat. Park is well known for
its tree-climbing lions. The park covers 390 km2 and is sanctuary to over
400 species of bird that include the pink flamingos, pelicans, storks, Ibis
and Egyptian Geese. There is also a huge herd of buffalo and elephant.
Day 8: Manyara National Park to Arusha
Morning game drive and thereafter depart for Arusha for your flight or shuttle
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