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Itinerary: Northern Circuit Safari in Tanzania

Northern Circuit Safari in Tanzania

Private Safari starting in Arusha, visting Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Lake Victoria, starting any day of your choice. Camping or Lodge option.

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Northern Circuit Safari in Tanzania

As this is a private safari with a minimum of 2 persons, it can start on any date, subject to availabililty of accommodation and can be customised to suit you.

Day 1- Arrival day
Meet and greet at Kilimanjaro International Airport and then transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Half Board
Accommodation: Karama Lodge & Spa or similar

Day 2 - Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you will be picked up from your Lodge in Arusha at 0830hrs and drive to Tarangire National Park. Spend Full day exploring Tarangire, one of Tanzania's 'secret' wildlife havens... teeming with large populations of elephant, predators and their fleet-footed prey, afternoon drive to your lodge or Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Kigongoni Campsite

Day 3 - Tarangire National Park
Spend another day exploring the different natural habitats of Tarangire expecting to have a completely individual day; as usual each day in the bush is different so you will always expect something in action. You may break the day into halves, either drive back to your lodge at mid day to have a hot lunch or just spend the entire day in the park including picnic lunch. After an evening exploration of the Park, you will return to your lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Kigongoni Campsite

Day 4 - Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater rim – Olduvai Gorge
08:00 after breakfast from Tarangire drive to Ngorongoro Conservation area for game drive around Ndutu Area. Elephant, lion, zebra and Thomson gazelles, cheetah, leopard, buck, hyena, bat eared fox, African wildcat etc, are here all year round. The woodland provides a wonderful habitat for lots of different bird species. At 1330hrs break for lunch, after lunch drive to Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man’s earliest known ancestral remains .Late evening drive to your lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Simba Campsite

Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater
After an early breakfast at 0630hrs drive 180km to Ngorongoro with packed lunch. Descend into the Crater floor for both morning and afternoon 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 game viewing at 1645hrs ascend the Crater for dinner and overnight at your lodge or campsite.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Simba Campsite

Day 6 & 7 - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at 0830hrs drive from Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park. Your skilled driver knows the Serengeti and where to locate even the most elusive of animals. Morning and afternoon daily wildlife viewing affords you the opportunity to track and photograph the 'Big Five'. Spend two nights at the lodge or campsite in Serengeti.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Seronera Campsite

Day 8 - Speke Bay
Collect lunch boxes and depart for Speke Bay Lodge with game drive en-route. Dinner and overnight at Speke Bay Lodge or similar.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Speke Bay Lodge

Day 9 - Lake Victoria
Collect lunch boxes and visit Lake Victoria. Walk on the shores of the Lake. You may do bird watching or Fishing on the Lake if you are interested. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight at Speke Bay Lodge or similar.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Speke Bay Lodge

Day 10 - Serengeti National Park
Collect lunch boxes and drive back to Serengeti with a game drive en route. Dinner and overnight at Sopa lodge or similar.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Seronera Campsite

Day 11 - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast continue with morning and afternoon game viewing in the Serengeti. Our driver guide will take you to places where there is large concentration of animals. Dinner and overnight at Lodge or campsite.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Seronera Campsite

Day 12 - Serengeti – Lake Manyara National Park
Early morning game drives in Serengeti then back to your lodge or Camp at 0845hrs for breakfast. Then check out and drive 220 km to Manyara Game enroute you will have your lunch on the way. Evening game drive at Manyara or you can choose to have a short walking for about 3 km or relax by the pool at lodge or campsite.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Serena hotel /Twiga Campsite

Day 13 - Lake Manyara - Arusha
After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Manyara for game drives. The park Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty.
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. Afternoon drive to Arusha for your Dinner and overnight at Karama Lodge

Meals: Full Board

Day 14 - Arusha National Park
In the morning after breakfast drive to Arusha National Park for View buffaloes, bush buck, giraffes, hippos and many water birds living in and close to the water. In the late afternoon drive back to the hotel in Arusha town for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Serena Mountain Village Lodge or similar

Day 15 - Departure Day
Guided walk around Lake Duluti, hen return to your lodge for your rest and relax. Lunch at Serena Mountain Village Lodge, check out of your hotel then transfer to Kilimanjaro international Airport to catch your flight back home after a memorable trip to Africa.

Meals: Half Board

Note:
Prices are based on camping accommodation but you can upgrade to lodge if you prefer

Price Includes:
- All park entrance fees
- Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation based on three meals a day
- Accommodation on arrival day
- Crater fees
- Camping fees
- Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day
- Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide
- Activities as per itinerary above.

Price excludes:
- International flight
- Hot and cold drinks
- Sleeping bags (If Camping)
- Hot Air Balloon ride over Serengeti, book with us for USD 449 per person.
- Flying doctors insurance, we can arrange for USD 50per person
- all items of personal nature/use
- And all not mentioned in the itinerary above

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