10 Days Tanzania Safari in the Northern Circuit. This tour starts and ends in Arusha Tanzania, it includes some of the most beautiful and interesting places in Africa. The tour will take you to Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and the famous lake Manyara National Park.
Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara
Today you will have breakfast and then drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, you will go for a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 2- Full day game viewing
After breakfast, you will go for an early morning game drive where you will spot animals like Leopards, Lions, hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, giraffes, baboons, zebras, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelle and hippos, and birds like pelicans, cormorants, storks, Flamingos, and cormorants. In the afternoon after lunch, you may go cultural tour or you can go canoeing or take a community walk. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3 – Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, you will drive to Ngorongoro National park. After arrival, you will have lunch and later go for an afternoon game drive to the crater for a game drive. Ngorongoro national park is a world heritage site, it’s located in Ngorongoro District and the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera lies within this conservation area. It was formally part of Serengeti national park. It’s home to over 500 bird species, 25,000 large animals, which live in the montane forest, grassland, and bushland with busses trees, open grassland, woodland, Munge Stream, Lerai Stream, Ngoitokitok Spring, and many other small springs around the crater’s floor. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4 and 5: Full day game viewing
After breakfast, you will go for a full day of game viewing where you will spot animals like cheetah, lion, black rhinoceros, hippopotamus, wildebeest, zebra the eland, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelles, leopards, elephants, mountain reedbuck, and buffalo, wildebeest, hartebeest, waterbuck, warthog, hyena and jackals. Primates include baboons and vervet monkeys. During the game drive you might spot some birds which include ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, lovebirds, bustards and plovers, European migrants from November to May include White Storks, swallows, Yellow Wagtails among others, Stonechat, Schalow’s Wheatear, Anteater Chat, Fiscal Shrike, Augur Buzzards, Verreaux’s Eagle, and flamingoes, Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Ngorongoro to Serengeti
After breakfast go for a community walk to the Masai people where you will enjoy the traditional performances or you will take a forest walk and after lunch, you will drive to Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 7 and 8: Full day game viewing Serengeti
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal animals returning from hunting and lions awaking in the dawn During the game drive you might spot buffalos, elephant, giraffe, eland, topi, kongoni, impala, Zebras, lion, Solitary leopards near Seronera River, cheetahs, hyena, aardwolf, serval cat, Gaudy agama lizards, and rock hyraxes, Black Rhinoceros, waterbuck, baboon, African wild dog, and kongonis. Apart from the animals you might spot various birds which include the ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, and acacia woodland secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, and lovebirds. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening you can relax at the lodge.
Day 9: Serengeti to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, you will drive to Tarangire national park. The park is home to over 500 bird species and various animals which live in the acacia and mixed woodland vegetation, baobab trees and old palm, black cotton grass Baobab trees, dense bush, and high grasses.
On arrival you will go for a game drive where you will spot animals like the wildebeest, elephants, zebras, and hartebeest, giraffes, Impala, Eland, lesser kudu, waterbuck, gazelle rhinos, leopards, giant pythons, Thompson’s gazelle, greater and lesser kudu, cheetah, oryx and gerenuk, tree-climbing lions, birds like Kori bustard, stocking-thighed ostrich, ground hornbills, colorful Yellow-collared lovebird, drabber Rufous-tailed weaver, ashy starling, dwarf mongoose, and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet may be spotted too. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 10: Tarangire to Arusha
Breakfast and then drive back to Arusha
• All activities as noted
• All ground transportation in 4×4 vehicles with viewing roof
• Services of professional English-speaking driver/guide and lodge/camp staff
• All meals
• All National Park fees
• Government taxes
• 1 liter of bottled water/daily/person in the vehicle
• Tips for guides and lodge or camp staff
• Optional Maasai Village visit
• Airport transfers
• Holiday supplement of $40/person/night for mid-range and $65/person/night for luxury accommodations December 20 – January 5
• 10% discount for kids under 15 years old
• Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)