On this 7-day safari will include an awesome display of natural wonders like million wildebeests, zebras, and antelopes traveling over 450 miles across the plain to ensure their survival, unaware that there’s danger presented by the stalking lions and cheetahs among other predators of migrating wildlife. Not only that but also the huge crocodiles of the Mara River also lie in wait as the herbivorous prepare to cross the swollen Mara river and enter into Maasai Mara Game Reserve from Serengeti National Park without forgetting thousands of Flamingo birds and other different bird species during this wonderful trip in Tanzania with Njofu Expedition.
Day 1: KILIMANJARO AIRPORT – ARUSHA
Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met and assisted with our professional driver who will drive you to Arusha Out Post Lodge for Overnight on BB( Bed and Breakfast)
Day 2: ARUSHA TOWN – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)
After breakfast, be picked-up and proceed to Tarangire National Park. This Park is sixth of the largest national parks in Tanzania which is located in Manyara Region. This place is characterized by the large herds of elephants, tree climbing lions, and the fascinating baobab trees. It is also called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. This park is especially known for Tarangire River which flows all year round and the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons. Game drives will be done till evening the time you will be driven to Burunge Luxury Tented Camp for Dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)
Day 3: MANYARA – LAKE NATRON
Soon after having your breakfast depart for Lake Natron with lunch boxes from your hotels. Arrive in the afternoon. A short tour to Lake Natron on foot. Lake Natron is one of the major flamingo breeding areas. Evening, visit the nearby waterfalls for a swim in the river and also visit a Maasai family for a short cultural interaction. Dinner they preparation go at the base of the Mt. Oldonyo Lengai.Around 11:30pm. Transfer to the base of Mt. Lengai.
Dinner and overnight: Lengai Lodge
Day 4: NATRON – SERENGETI (B, L, D)
After breakfast, leave Natron game drives on the way to Central Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. Serengeti National Park is among other incredible wildlife and stunning views, is famed for the annual migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest and hundred thousands of zebras, a frenzied bout of territorial conquests and mating happening from July thru October. Witness actual survival of the fittest as these animals plunge through crocodile-infested waters. Do game drives in this wonderful plains. Evening drive to Serengeti Katikati Luxury Tented Camp for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 5-6: NORTHERN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to north side of Serengeti National Park where you will view the great migration at Mara area. The key feature is the Mara River and it is not uncommon to see the herds cross the Mara River north on one day and then back south a few days later. Please take note that finding a crossing is very challenging and is sometimes a matter of luck. This area is a stunning region with kopjes, woodland, riverine vegetation and open plains, similar to Kenya’s Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Overnight Mara Katikati Luxury Tented Camp
Day 7: SERENGETI – NGORONGORO CRATER (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro for the crater tour with picnic Lunch. Descend to the crater floor for the day tour. Inside of Crater 20,000 different mammals’ lives in the area including about 20 black rhinoceros hence making the crater the best place in Tanzania to see these amazing creatures. The crater floor also has one of the highest carnivore densities in the world. Game drives will be done till evening drive back to Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 8: MANYARA NATIONAL PARK – KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
After having breakfast you will be driven to Manyara National Park which will be the last National Park you will visit in the Northern circuit. This park is famous for its tree-climbing lions. The large part of this wonderful Park is covered by the alkaline Manyara lake which is seasonally visited by the large flamingos and many other water birds. Along the shores of the lake, you will spot many animals including the elephants, hippos, Giraffes, buffalos, antelopes, banded mongoose and the gazelles. After animals, birds, trees watching, drive back to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your departure flight.
- Park fees(For non-residents)
- All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation(Unless listed as an upgrade)
- Camping equipment(Sleeping bag excluded)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water(On all days)
- Sleeping bag
- International flights(From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Bath towels
- Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- A government-imposed an increase of taxes and/or park fees