6 Days from$3234 p/p in USD
This 6-day mid-range lodge safari takes you around Tanzania’s famous northern circuit parks. Visit Serengeti National Park, famous for over million wildebeest migrating alongside over 250,000 zebras each year; Ngorongoro Crater with its beautiful landscapes and rich wildlife including the big five; Tarangire National Park, home to high numbers of elephants; and Lake Manyara famous for colorful flamingoes on the lake and its tree-climbing lions. On this safari you have adequate time to explore the parks and search for wildlife and birds.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
Wildlife:Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Baboon, Forest Pig, Vervet Monkey, Kudu, Waterbuck, Warthog, Mongoose
Getting around:4x4 Safari Vehicle
Start/end:Start/end in Arusha
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 3,234 per person
- Flights & visas
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Personal items & travel insurance
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Day by Day Overview
Leaving Arusha we drive around 120 km on tarmac roads and around 4 km on other roads to get to our first park, Tarangire National Park. Enjoy your first game drive, arriving at the lodge just before dusk to overnight in luxury tents with. The lodge is situated on the slopes overlooking the Tarangire River, a permanent water source, enabling you to enjoy the sight of wildlife coming to drink. BLD.
After breakfast, you will drive from Mto wa mbu to Serengeti National Park, which takes six hours (includes all stops) as you travel through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On the way stop at the gate and the viewpoint to take in the breathtaking view of the crater. Arrive in the Serengeti National Park in the late afternoon and enjoy a game drive in Seronera (center of Serengeti) to see wildlife, and if you are lucky a predator hunting or on a kill, until late evening, experiencing a beautiful Serengeti sunset.
Today we will go to wider parts of the Serengeti in the south/east/west depending on wildlife movements, heading out after an early breakfast on an early game drive. Later on we will have lunch and continue our game drive into the evening before returning to the lodge (Serengeti Bush Camps) for dinner & overnight stay.
After an early breakfast we will go on an early game drive in the Serengeti until the afternoon when we head back to the lodge for lunch. Afterwards exit the Serengeti and head to Rhino Lodge (2hrs drive) near the rim of Ngorongoro crater.
After an early breakfast we will descend into the crater on a journey to find the black rhino, one of the hardest animals to spot in the crater, as well as many other animals which you can see in the beautiful crater. After lunch we do a game drive, ascend out of the crater and drive to Marera Lodge near Lake Manyara National Park.
After breakfast head to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its large number of flamingos in the lake as well as its tree-climbing lions (though they are rarely seen). Enjoy a game drive viewing plenty of birds, looking for the tree-climbing lions, visiting the hippo pool for a close look of hippos and seeing the hot spring, all while doing a game drive and seeing with luck buffaloes, wildebeest, warthogs, vultures, eagles, monkeys and much more. After today’s game drive we will head back to Arusha (your hotel or airport).