Explore the Amazing Wildlife of the Northern Circuit Safari

Among the world’s epic wildlife events, few can match Tanzania’s Northern circuit safari and Great Migration. And for nature photographers, there is simply nothing like being in the midst of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebra as they make their annual trek over the Serengeti plains in pursuit of new grass.

Agile predators steal behind, poised to seize the young and the weak that trail the great herds. To truly capture the wonder of the migration in images, it’s essential to witness it from key vantage points that offer close-up views.

With our trained driver guides you will have the chance to get close and catch magic moments

A Highlight itinerary for 9 Day 8 Night Northern Circuit Safari

Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro Airport and Transfer to Arusha city

Day 2: Activities in Machame Area Afternoon drive to Tarangire National Park.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park

Day 5 : Drive to Serengeti National Park

Day 6 : Serengeti National Park Full Day Game Drive

Day 7, 8 and 9: Serengeti national park – Lake Natron – Transfer to Arusha city

A Day by Day itinerary for 9 Day 8 Night Northern Circuit Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and Transfer to Arusha city.

We will pick you up from Kilimanjaro Airport. Depend of you arriving time, you will either spend a night close to the
Airport or drive direct to Tarangire National Park.

Day 2: Activities in Machame Area Afternoon drive to Tarangire National Park.

This day, you will have two game drives in the Tarangire National park. Tarangire National Park offers great variety in both scenery and wildlife; it is particularly famous for its large herd of elephants which you will get to see up close and in amazing detail.

A great variety of animals call this park home including Lions, Zebras, Giraffes, Warthogs, Antelope and many different species of bird life.

If you keep an eye on the tree tops you may be lucky enough to see a leopard lounging there or a python wrapped around a tree branch. At the end of the day you will be driven to your accommodation.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara

From Tarangire, you will be driven to Lake Manyara National park where we will do a full day game drive to explore the beauty of Manyara National park.

The varieties of fauna and flora along with the geographical features of the Manyara national park both contributes for it to become one of the interesting national park to visit and enjoy in order to comply with your expectations of seeing a famous tree climbing lions.

The park is also famous for its elephant and huge number of baboons, and its varied landscape supports an impressive range of other game including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik and impala.

Day 4 : Lake Manyara National Park / Ngorongoro Crater

Early in the morning you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a full day game drive inside the crater. Ngorongoro is a large volcanic caldera that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to a huge variety of animals. As you descend into the crater there is the feeling of entering a truly special place.

The landscape is a mixture of forest, lakes and wide open plains
that make it a perfect place for animal watching. Among the animals you can see here are black rhinoceros, lion, cheetah, hyena, jackal, hippos and many others.

After a game drive you will have a picnic lunch at a site on the floor of the crater. After watching the sun set over these spectacular plains you will head back to your accommodation for the evening.

Day 5 : Drive to Serengeti National Park

At the very dawn of the day, you will be driven from Ngorongoro to Central Serengeti. After the entrance to Serengeti National park we will start a game drive to enjoy the nature of the richest grazing grounds on the continent, and the home to the largest herds and the highest concentrations of predators on the planet.

Apart from the world’s renowned wonder of the great wildebeest migration, the great Serengeti has also a vast herds of grazers, huge prides of lion, spectacular expanses of uninterrupted views, wildebeest river crossings, great leopard sightings, good concentrations of cheetah.

Day 6 : Serengeti National Park Full Day Game Drive

After a nice breakfast we will have a half day game drive you in the central part of the Serengeti National Park: Which is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre that is one of the most famous national parks in the world.

The Serengeti is home to the migration of massive numbers of Wildebeest and Zebra as they move into Kenya’s Masai Mara.

The Serengeti is considered to be the best place in the world to see the magical lion up close and you will also see a great range of other wildlife including the Spectacular Wildebeest Migration. Dinner and the overnight stay will be at Serengeti Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp

Day 7, 8 and 9: Serengeti national park – Lake Natron – Transfer to Arusha city

Today is very special day where you will have an opportunity to do a full day game drive in search for the migration locations. If the migration location will be far, they you will take a picnic lunch boxes from the camp.

Expectations for the location is the fact that From middle of July to end of October is expected to be at the Northern part of Serengeti at Lobo area, Bologonja River, Sun River to Mara River where migration located to crossing the River.

The area is very special and the big head of Migration crossing from begin of August to 20 of September up to October. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Serengeti Mara Kati Kati.

On this day you will have a morning game drive from Serengeti Lobo Area en routing to Lake natron, on the way you will have more time to enjoy the best of the Serengeti while moving towards the lake side of the Natron.

Then you will do impressive activities which includes Bird watch special lesser Flamingo and greater plus other different species of birds. Then, on sunset, we will move through mount Oldonyo Lengai Mountain.

Dinner and the overnight stay will be at Lake Natron River Camp.

On day 9 we will have a morning walking program with Maasai warriors at the Lake zone to Engaresero Village, where they practices an impressive cultures and you will have a chance to waking to waterfalls together with our experienced guide, interacting with local people and visiting the amazing nature surrounding the local Maasai people.

After the morning activities you will be driven to Arusha Town followed by the transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport for your International flight back to home or for domestic flight to Zanzibar Island respectively.

End of the 9 Day 8 Night Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari

The Perfect Destinations for Exploring the Amazing Wildlife of the Northern Circuit Safari

Arusha city

Machame Area

Tarangire National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Ngorongoro Crater

Oldupai Gorge 

Lake Natron

 Serengeti National Park

Price Inclusive and Exclusive for 9 Day 8 Night – Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari

INCLUDES:

  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking naturalist driver/guide
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4×4 with viewing roof and guaranteed window seating
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • National Park gate fees, Park commission, and Government taxes (based on current rates)
EXCLUDES:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Bottled water and drinks
  • Optional tours (Olduvai Gorge and Maasai Village visit)
  • Holiday supplement December 20 – January 5
  • Discount for kids under 15 years old
Northern Circuit Safari
BOOK YOUR SAFARI






Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes - Which is the Best for You?

A KILIMANJARO CLIMBING IS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME TRIP.

The six Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes vary not only in length, cost and scenery.
They also have different difficulty levels and different success rates. Selecting a Kilimanjaro climb route is one of the most important decisions you have to make.


READY TO GO ON SAFARI?

Where to go icon Tell us where you would like to visit.

Tailored solutions icon We will work on some tailored solutions.
Safari icon It’s time for your safari! Bon Voyage!