12 Days /11 Nights Safari Tour Package to Northern Circuit Tanzania
These 12 days safari give you chance to explore and experience incredible adventures to the northern circuit of Tanzania the best of Tanzania. This packages will make you to have unforgettable experience of wildlife in Northern Circuit of Tanzania where you will spot different wild animals including BIG FIVE (Elephant,Rhino,Leopard,Lion and Buffalo) big cats, wondrous giraffes and playful colobus monkeys, wildebeests, warthogs, baboons, hippos and elephants when you’re craving a little human connection you will meet the Datoga and Barbaric tribesmen.
Tour type: Youth and Family, Nature& Wildlife, Extreme Sport.
Tour NO: K003.
Minimum Rate Per Traveler: Easy Package Start from US$ 3,462
Best time: All year around
Duration: 12Days/ 11Nights
Departing From: Arusha
Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Travelers: 3
Day 1. Arrival
International Airport (JRO) on arrival in Tanzania you will meet with one of Giraffe Safari representative who will welcome you and who will transfer you from the airport to Arusha town. You will spend the night in this busy tourist town where you will get short briefing from our representative at hotel and leave you to relax for while and have dinner with overnight stay at LUXURY: Ngurudoto Mountain Lodge COMFORT: Mvuli Hotels EASY:Venice Hotel or another hotel of the same category.
Day 2: Arusha city- Arusha National Park.
After breakfast in morning at hotel you will meet our professional driver guide who will give you short safari briefing then drive way to Arusha National Park as Arusha national Park has three most significant features include the rugged Mount Meru (Tanzania’s second highest peak with 4566m), Momela Lakes, and the 3km wide Ngurudoto Crater, which was formed about fifteen million years ago. You will do walking safari, game drive and get enjoyed beautiful giraffe, baboons also bird watching until evening and driving back to Hotel in Arusha city of day one
Day 3: Arusha City-Tarangire National Park.
After breakfast and picnic lunch you will start drive from Arusha city to Tarangire National park which takes 2 hours then you will enjoy morning game viewing in Tarangire National Park as Tarangire is a beautiful park filled with Baobabs and Acacias with a large variety of game such as zebras, elephants, giraffes, and water buck. After game drive you will get overnight at LUXURY: Tarangire Sopa Lodge COMFORT: Tarangire Safari Lodge EASY: Camping at Tarangire public Campsite or accommodation of the same category
Day 4: Tarangire NP – Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara.
After breakfast you drive to Ngorongoro via wheat plantations of Karatu, lying on the outside Ngorongoro Crater and you cross the floor of the Great Rift Valley near Lake Manyara National Park then you will visit a local maasai market for Shopping and bargaining for carvings, curios, crafts, and local produce immerse you in a daily ritual of African life in Mto Wa Mbu or Karatu while enjoying a time out with local communities on their daily activities. You will have options including a nature walk or game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. If you are lucky you might spot the tree climbing lions, while lazily resting on the branches of an Acacia tree other games to be spotted includes Elephant, hippo, giraffe, buffalo and many other animals. Lake Manyara has the real impressing bird life including flamingos, pelicans, horn bills and plenty of forest other species and will have overnight stay at LUXURY Lake Manyara Serena COMFORT: Country Lodge EASY: Panorama Safari Camp or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 5: Lake Manyara – Lake Eyasi
Early morning breakfast will be served at 5,then you will get drive across the Rift Valley again to Lake Eyasi where you will have chance to join a walk with local Bushmen hunters and spend time participating in the morning routine of the settlement. Our professional local guide will interpret for you and discuss local hunting techniques still used by these tribes. Just get ready with extraordinary cross-cultural experience as you join these nomadic Bushmen in their daily life and you will get overnight stay at LUXURY: Ziwani Lodge COMFORT: Tindiga Tented Camp EASY: Camping at Tindiga Campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Days 6-7: Lake Eyasi- Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast and your picnic lunch then you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for descending into the Crater floor to do full day game drive which is famous for spotting all the AFRICAN 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 and Vultures and you will get overnight stay at LUXURY: Ngorongoro sopa Lodge COMFORT: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge EASY: Camping at Simba public Campsite or another accommodation of the same category. On weather permitting morning walk near the Empakai Crater on day 7. This inspiring caldera is especially suited to hiking along the animal trails, escorted by a ranger and you will get overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 6.
Days 8-11: Ngorongoro crater-Serengeti.
After breakfast in Morning you will drive to the vast land of Serengeti plains where you will stop en route at the Olduvai Gorge where Dr Leakey family discovered remains of Australopithecus Homo habilis and Homo erectus. Serengeti is probably the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. These vast seemingly endless plains are inhabited during the migration by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. The herds attract the attention of predators like lion, cheetah and hyena. The massive granite kopjes are another interesting feature of the Serengeti plains, rock islands standing in a sea of grassland. The kopjes provide shelter to a great variety of flora and fauna, from the indescribable leopards to the tiny dik dik. Exploration of the legendary of Serengeti park is mostly by vehicle where by nature walks will be done at the Ikoma region outside the park from June to November and in the Southern sector of the park from December to May and You will have overnight stay at LUXURY: Serengeti Serena Lodge COMFORT: Seronera wildlife lodge similar category EASY: Camping at Seronera public campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 12: Serengeti – Arusha.
After breakfast you will start to drive back through Ngorongoro Conservation Area back to Arusha to your hotel or Airport depend on your flight schedule.
- Rescue emergence fee
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the hotel category.
- Private guide
- Land cruiser car 4×4 safari with pop up roof.
- Transportation to both directions between the International Airport
- Park fees & Crater fees
- Airport arrival & Departure with greetings
- Safari vehicles equipped with ice chest and mineral water.
- Government taxes &VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- International flight ticket
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
- Tips and any items of personal nature.