SERENGETI BEST NORTHERN TANZANIA SAFARIS

Tripoto
24th Oct 2016


Day 1
Photo of Kilimanjaro International Airport, Hai, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica

7 Days Best Northern Tanzania Safari on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, meet and assist at airport transfer to Lodge. Dinner and overnight,

Day 2

Arumeru River Lodge Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha

Photo of Tarangire National Park, Babati, Manyara Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica

Northern Tanzania Safari after breakfast, you depart for Tarangire national park. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. After lunch relax for a short while and later go for an afternoon game drive.

It is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular in the dry season between June and September. It is during this period that thousands of animals- wildebeest, zebra, eland, harte best, buffalo, and onyx migrate from the dry masai steppe to the tarangire river in search of water. The predators -lion, leopard and others- as is the custom in the savanna follow closely by. Birds are also abundant here and over 550 species have been recorded. Dinner and overnight

Day 3

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge- Mid-range lodge located Karatu

Photo of Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro, Arusha Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica

After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro conservation area where you will have lunch at your lodge. The lodge sits on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater from where you get awesome views of the collapsed volcano.

After a short rest break, proceed for an afternoon tour of the crater. The drive commences with the 600 m descent to the crater floor, a magnificent natural amphitheater. Covering 260 sq. Km, the crater is an attraction in its own right and is one of the wonders of the natural world. The crater supports a year round resident population of a variety of wildlife. You will have no trouble spotting lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and many species of plain animals- wildebeest, zebra, reed buck, thompson gazelle and many more.

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge -Mid-range lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP

Photo of SERENGETI BEST NORTHERN TANZANIA SAFARIS by ExpectinAfrica
Day 4

Best Northern Tanzania Safari after breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park passing via Olduvai gorge. Olduvai gorge is the prehistoric site where Dr. Louis Leakey discovered the remains of homo habilis (’handy man’ ) regarded as mankind’s first step on the path of human evolution. You arrive in time for lunch at your lodge.

Later in the day afternoon game drives in the park. The serengeti is probably the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world. Within its 15,000 sq km area it hosts 3 million large mammals. More than 35 species of plain animals- zebra, wildebeest, eland, giraffe, and others are found here. And so for the big five: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino.

The park is the staging zones for one the most spectacular events in the natural world- the annual migration of wildebeest. This commences around june when over 1 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle head for the masai mara in kenya in search of pasture. They are followed closely by the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. The serengeti also has over 500 species of birds.

Kati Kati Tented Camp-Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP

Photo of Serengeti, Mara Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica
Day 5

Tanzania safari departs for an early morning game drive. Return for breakfast, collect lunch boxes and proceed at 1000 hrs for a full day of game viewing in the Serengeti. You will have a picnic lunch in the course of the day. Return to the lodge at 1700 hrs.

Kati Kati Tented Camp - Mid-range lodge located inside in Serengeti.

Photo of Serengeti National Park, Serengeti, Mara Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica
Day 6

After breakfast, drive at 1000 hrs to the Ngorongoro highlands. You will have lunch at Gibbs farm, formerly a working coffee farm. Then proceed for an afternoon visit of the waterfalls en-route to lake Manyara to arrive in time for dinner at your lodge.

You will spend the night at kirurumu tented lodge. The lodge is perched on the edge of the mto wa mbu escarpment and has great views of the great rift valley and lake manyara itself.

Country Lodge Mid-range lodge located outside Manyara & Ngorongoro NP

Photo of Lake Manyara National Park, Babati, Manyara Region, Tanzania by ExpectinAfrica
Day 7

Return to the lodge for lunch. 1400 hrs- drive back to Arusha. Later in the evening drop off at Kilimanjaro international airport.

Price includes

Accommodation with full board during safari

All park fees

Transportation with driver-guide during safari (All vehicles are 4×4 with viewing roofs)

Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee

Lake Manyara supplement fee

Price excludes

Tips for your driver-guide during safari

Transfer to/from airport

Any personal expenses


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