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Itinerary: Magnificient Scenery of the Northern Circuit

Magnificient Scenery of the Northern Circuit

Fulfill your lifelong dream on this safari extraordinaire, experiencing thousands of big game animals on the savannahs of Africa. Visiting Tanzania's legendary game reserves

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Magnificient Scenery of the Northern Circuit
Magnificient Scenery of the Northern Circuit

Tour Highlights:
Fulfill your lifelong dream on this safari extraordinaire, experiencing thousands of big game animals on the savannahs of Africa. For those wishing an unforgettable fortnight of game drives in Tanzania's legendary game preserves - Lake Manyara, Serengeti and in Ngorongoro Serengeti and Tarangire, this is the ultimate Tour package.

Note:
We do not place groups together, this way you are ensured the full attention of our guide and allows for flexibility. It also means that you can customise the itinerary to suit you and that it can on the day you prefer (subject to the availability of accommodation).

Day 1: Arrive.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Arusha / Lake Manyara.
Meet your safari guide and take a guided morning walk around Lake Duluti. Then, travel to Lake Manyara National Park. This small Park is a scenic wonderland with beautiful views across the lake into the Rift Valley. Elephants, lions, hippos, and hundreds of species of birds make their homes here. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Lake Manyara / Serengeti.
One more game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, followed by an afternoon drive to the Serengeti. Covering 5,600 square miles, Seregeti National Park is home to one of the largest and most diverse wild animal populations in Africa. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Serengeti.
In the language of the Masai, Serengeti means the “endless plains that go up to the sky.” Here you enjoy sweeping vistas of the savannah. Look for lion, leopard, cheetah, wildebeest, Thompson’s gazelle, zebra and more on morning and evening game drives. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Serengeti/ Ngorongoro.
Watch for more animals as you head to Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey's renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of man's earliest known ancestral remains. There is time to walk through the small museum. After a picnic lunch, continue to your lodge set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater.
Descend more than 2,000 feet through the morning mist in to Ngorongoro Crater, one of Africa's most captivating wildlife areas. Due to its size, this volcanic caldera is comprised of several distinct areas of flora and fauna. Vast herds of zebra, wildebeest, gazelle and their predators roam the crater. Look for the rare black rhino grazing in and near the lakes. This afternoon, visit a Maasai village before returning to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater / Tarangire National Park.
Leave Ngorongoro, heading to Mto wa Mbu village, home to more than 90 different tribes. Continue on through the highlands with its expanse of farmland and coffee plantations. Enter Tarangire National Park and enjoy a game drive on the way to the lodge. After lunch at the lodge, perhaps take a relaxing swim in the swimming pool. Before dinner, enjoy another game drive. This area has one of the highest densities of elephants found in Africa. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Tarangire / Arusha / Kilimnjaro.
One last chance to photograph the Masai Steppe. After a break for lunch in Arusha, transfer to airport in Kilimanjaro for your flight back home

Price:
Price shown is based on camping accommodation but you can upgrade to lodges if you prefer

Price Above Includes:
- All park entrance fees
- Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier
- Accommodation based on three meals a 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 Above Excludes:
- International flight
- Accommodation on arrival and night after safari in Arusha town (we can arrange on request)
- Airport transfers (we can arrange on request)
- Hot and cold drinks
- Flying doctors insurance, we can arrange for USD 50per person
- Tips to the driver/guide and all items of personal nature/use
- And all not mentioned in the itinerary above

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