Northern Tanzania Safari, The well-established ‘Northern Circuit’ safari of northern Tanzania offers some of the world’s most diverse safari experiences, consisting of National Parks, game reserves, conservation areas and private concessions. Among these are the world-famous and iconic Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, and of course their less well-known neighbours, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park.
Zanzibar beach extension
This safari can be easily extended with a visit to Zanzibar Island. There is no better place than the beautiful beaches to reflect on all you have seen while on your safari.
Our safari itineraries on the website can be tailored to your individual needs, whether it’s staying longer at a favorite destination or changing the route or accommodation. Please contact us and let us know your wishes, we will gladly provide you with a quotation
Day 1:Arrival in Tanzania
You will be met at Kilimanjaro International Airport (arrival point) by our Representative who will help you with your luggage to the transfer car and take you to Ilboru Safari Lodge or a similar lodge. At the lodge you will have a short briefing session with our safari Manger, then left to have dinner and relax.
Day 2:Tarangire National Park
The tour starts with a drive to the third largest national Park in Tanzania and that is Tarangire. With a lunch box carried from Arusha you will have that chance to do game drives the whole day. This day will be spent on the Savannah plains in search of wild animals including zebras, elands, impalas, gazelles, and the rare species of Kudus. Large herds of elephants are also one of Tarangire highlights as well as the large baobab trees. Overnight will be at the Maramboi Tented Lodge with an amazing view over the Tarangire plains that draws hundreds of animals. All meals included.
Day 3:Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
After an early morning breakfast you are off to Serengeti National park. Driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will enter the Serengeti via the Naabi Hill gate and go ahead with game viewing en route to the lodge or tented camp. If you are interested; you will have a brief stop at The Olduvai Gorge to witness the excavations of the Leakey’s family who discovered some human fossils of the Australopithecus Boisei, a discovery that led to the belief that indeed first man dwelt in Africa. Your overnight will be at Serengeti Heritage Camp. All meals included.
Day 4 & 5:Two more days at Serengeti National Park
These days are spent at the Serengeti plains doing game drives. Here you have the choice to do the early morning game drives if you so wish. This will give you the chance to see nocturnal species retire from a night out as well as the diurnal majority waking up for a new day. Overnight at Serengeti Heritage Camp. All meals included.
Day 6:Serengeti – Ngorongoro
After breakfast we drive back via the Naabi Hill gate to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On arrival we will descend 600 mts down the Crater wall to the floor of the World’s greatest unbroken Caldera for a wonderful day of game drives. The Ngorongoro Crater is world renowned for the highest concentration of animals and it is here where you get the greatest chance of spotting the Big five in one day. A world biosphere reserve the Crater was declared a world heritage site by the United Nations body UNESCO. Among other animals you will see lions, cheetahs, zebras, warthogs, silver back jackals etc. Later in the afternoon before dark we drive out of the Crater to check in at Tloma Mountain Lodge.All meals included.
Day 7:Back to Arusha
If you like being active it is time to go for a nature walk in the Ngorongoro Crater forests guided by an armed ranger, or go for a dance with Masai people at their village while you learn something about their culture and traditions. Depending on your schedule you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure.
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