9 Days / 8 Nights Safari Tour Package to Northern Circuit Tanzania
These 9 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.
Minimum Rate Per Traveller:Easy Package Start from US$ 2,601
Best time: All year around
Duration: 9Days/ 8nights
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 tour guide driver 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 you will get overnight LUXURY: Tarangire Sopa Lodge COMFORT: Tarangire Safari Lodge EASY: Camping at Tarangire public Campsite or accommodation of the same category.
Day 4: Tarangire – Lake Eyasi.
After your breakfast you will drive 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 then you will get dinner and overnight stay at LUXURY: Ziwani Lodge COMFORT: Tindiga Tented Camp EASY: Camping at Tindiga Campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 5: 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 overnight stay at LUXURY: Ngorongoro sopa Lodge COMFORT: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge EASY: Camping at Simba public Campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 6: Ngorongoro crater-Serengeti.
After your breakfast you will drive to Serengeti which takes 2 hours to 3 hours from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti you will drive through Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Where you will enjoy the beautiful of Serengeti as Serengeti is among of wonders of the world you will enjoy full day of game drive in this wildlife haven is nothing short of thrilling, The park has endless with 14,763 square kilometres. You will see a variety of wildlife such as leopards, cheetahs, lions, and also catch some of the annual wildebeest migration action and you will have overnight satay at LUXURY: Serengeti Serena Lodge. COMFORT: Seronera wildlife lodge. EASY: Camping at Seronera public campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 7: Serengeti.
After your breakfast you will satrt a full day game drive. You will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes, which usually attract a number of lion and some formidably large cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, scattered around the plains, most of which are miniature ecosystems providing shade and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. This makes the kopjes particularly good for spotting wildlife in the dry seasons – including lions, which like to lie in wait for animals coming to drink and you will get overnight stay at the accommodation selected on day 5.
Day 8: Serengeti – Lake Natron.
After your breakfast you will start drive to Lake Natron which takes about 5 hours from Serengeti to Lake Natron as Lake Natron is apparently the breeding site for the lesser and greater flamingos who migrate here every year from as far as Lake Nakuru and Baringo in Kenya. There after you will be on your way again to Lake Natron with views of more Maasai villages and wildlife; arriving in time for lunch at your accommodation. After lunch at he lodge and a short rest you will go for a walk at the Lake and depending on water levels you can take a dip or go for a boat ride. You will have the chance also to walk upstream of the Ngaresero River up to the water falls. On your walk upstream you are likely to encounter monkeys and baboons along the way. In the afternoon you can go for a sunset at the Lake Natron and overnight stay at LUXURY: Africa Safari Lake Natron Lodge COMFORT: Lake Natron Tented Camp EASY: Mount Oldonyo lengai View Campsite or another accommodation of the same category.
Day 9: Lake Natron – Arusha.
After breakfast in morning and your picnic lunch you will drive way to Lake Manyara for game drive which are 3 hours from Lake Natron to Lake Manyara National park, the park has more than 400 species and which famous for availability of climbing lions tree and flamingos on the lake. After game drive you will drive back to Arusha you will be taken to your selected 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.