This is a 8 days Camping safari. It covers the major highlights of Tanzania’s National Parks (Northern circuit). You will visit Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. Learn and experience nature, wildlife, reptiles and habitat of flora and fauna in natural areas.
Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania
Today you will arrive in Tanzania. Our representative will pick you up from the Airport or Hotel and drive to Arusha National Park. Picnic Lunch will be provided.
Walking in Arusha National Park will give you an opportunity to immerse into Tanzania wilderness while smell, hear sound and touch nature. It will give a time to hike a bit of mount Meru while learning Tanzania History. Later on continue with game drive inside the park and in the late afternoon drive back to Arusha and overnight at the lodge
Accomodation: Bed and breakfast at Arusha Tourist Inn
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After a hot breakfast your driver will pick you from the hotel and drive to Tarangire, Tanzania Largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed benefit them. Animal concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provide the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. Drive to Tarangire is 4 hours and other 4 hours for game drive in the park and late hour drive to overnight at Lodge/Camp
Accommodation: Twiga Campsite
Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Natron
Drive from Tarangire to the remote areas in Lake Natron with your Lunch box.
Lake Natron is a soda lake famous Soda Lake in Northern Tanzania Lake Natron is a breeding ground for thousands of lesser flamingos despite the alkaline state of the striking red waters. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 4: walking safari and visit Water Falls.
After breakfast you will visit Lake Natron which Sits below Ol Doinyo Lengai a soaring active volcano in the lift Valley. You will learn about birds available at the lake during you walk and in the afternoon drive back to the camp as it is too hot in the afternoon. Later in the evening you will visit the Engero Sero Waterfalls which flow over craggy rock into natural pool. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 5: Lake Natron to Serengeti
After a hot breakfast in the morning you will drive from Lake Natron via Lobo Gate to Serengeti. Serengeti has so much that fascinates visitors just beyond vegetation and wildlife. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park full day game drive
You will have Breakfast before we embark on an early morning game drive in the park. The migration consist of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year around. Depending on the season you may see this impressive phenomenon. Naturally it attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see band of lioness gather for a hunt. You will return to your lodge for sumptuous lunch to gather lunch for the afternoon strength game drive and Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 7: Serengeti and Maasai cultural
Early morning game drive to see nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light in the morning. After breakfast continue game drive, on your way to Naabi Hill Gate through Maasai Boma cultural visit towards the Ngorongoro conservation area and overnight at Crater Forest
Ngorongoro Crater Forest Tented Camp is operated as a small scale eco-friendly camp with only 15 spacious tented rooms, with en-suite bathrooms with a hot shower and flush toilet. There is even an African-style fire pot in every room, to keep warm at night during the chilly African winter times. The rooms are all set on highly raised platforms offering some magnificent views over the Ngorongoro Forest. From your veranda you can enjoy romantic sundowners or watch wildlife, like elephants, roaming through the dense forest, and hear the lions roar.
In the morning you will wake up to the sounds of the awakening forest, when the nocturnal wildlife makes way for a mistily rising sunlight. Rise and shine for a new day in the middle of nature. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 8: Drive to Ngorongoro crater
Wake up early at 6.30 am for early breakfast you will drive to Ngorongoro and descent into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with picnic lunch) within Ngorongoro Crater on world Heritage site holding a permanent population of more than 30,000 animals. As only very few of those migrate in and out of crater with its 2000 ft, high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. The crater is also home of the rare black rhino almost extinct in Tanzania. With a bit of luck you will see the “Big Five” during the game drive. Overnight Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge and late hours transfer back to Arusha.
End of trip.
Included in the price.
- Professional and experienced English speaking safari guide
- Park entrance fee
- Park fee
- New 4×4 Toyota land cruiser with a pop up roof.
- Food as per itinerary
- Water for drinking
- Government Taxes
- Transfer to airport
Excluded in the price:
- Things of your personal interest