8 Days Northern Circuit + Maasai Village + Endoro Walking
This 3-days safari will take you to the most famous National Parks in the Northern Tanzania Circuit. You will explore the Tanzania’s wildlife, nature and culture diversity. The safari covers the Tarangire National Park and the great Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
With our carefully crafted, customized Safari Itineraries, we guarantee a true experience in the lands of Africa, in the heart of Tanzania. Whichever Safari you select, it is designed to give you the beauty of wildlife, nature and Tanzania experience. Below are Mid-range Safaris Packages, a satisfying list of Safaris you can select.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet and greet with our representative. Later, he will collect you and transfer you to Arusha for your accommodation. It is an hour's drive from the airport to your lodge. Enjoy some rest in your accommodation while waiting for your African adventure on the following day.
Destination: Arusha City
Accommodation: Mount meru hotel
ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
In the morning you will be collected from your lodgings in Arusha by your safari guide. And we prepare for Tarangire National Park on a good tarmac road across gently rolling Maasai plains with scattered acacia trees. As we zip along we pass many Maasai in their colorful dress walking on the roadside, riding bicycles, herding cattle and driving donkey’s carts. Tarangire National Park, well known for its large elephant herds, is also host to a multitude of other creatures. From the open roof of our state of the art safari jeep, we experience the seasonal swamps, savanna and life-giving Tarangire River, endeavoring to encounter a multitude of creatures, from zebra to wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe, to name a few. It is possible we will glimpse lion stalking prey or leopards watching, relaxing in the trees above. On the game drive we will be experiencing the varied sights and sounds of the wilderness, After the game drive we will drive to your Accommodation for dinner overnight.
Accommodation: Maramboi Tented Lodge
TARANGIRE - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you will proceed with more game drives in Lake Manyara National park. Its groundwater forests, bush plains, baobab-strewn cliffs, and algae-streaked hot springs offer incredible ecological variety in a small area. It is rich in wildlife like elephants, giraffes, the famous tree-climbing lions and boisterous baboons. Incredible numbers of birds including pink flamingos are found around an alkaline soda lake. Here are the optional activities that you can add to make this day more beautiful (optional supplement charges apply). Lake Manyara nature walks, Lake Manyara canopy walks, Mto wa Mbu village visit, forest hike, biking tour and waterfalls visit. After game drives inside Lake Manyara, drive straight to your accommodation for dinner and your overnight.
Destination: Lake Manyara
Accommodation: Karatu Simba Lodge
KARATU - NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast at the lodge, you will be driving straight to Ngorongoro Crater for the full game drive with your packed lunch boxes. This UNESCO World Heritage Site formed millions of years ago is 600m deep and covers roughly 260sq km. Due to its dense animal population of approximately 25 000, the crater offers the best game viewing of all the parks in Tanzania. You will arrive at the crater rim before lunch. You will descend into the crater and in a matter of minutes, you will be able to see wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, elephants and some of more than 500 bird species in the area. With a little bit of luck, you might catch a glimpse of the endangered black rhino through the grass, you will then have a full afternoon inside the crater and later you will drive to Serengeti for dinner and overnight stay,
Accommodation: sound of silence (central Serengeti)
EXPLORE SERENGETI NATRIONAL PARK
These two days are dedicated to full-day game drives in Serengeti National Park. The word Serengeti comes from the Maasai word "Siringeti" which means “the endless plain”. You will spend time in the central part of Serengeti and the popular area in the entire reserve known as “the big cat capital of Africa.” It provides an all-year-round game viewing site with greater diversity of residents’ wildlife than anywhere in Serengeti. You will see animals including elephant, giraffe, impala, waterbuck, hippo, reedbuck, buffalo and baboon, which remain even after the spectacular hordes of blue wildebeest and zebras have gone. Serengeti is a place rich in lions, leopards and cheetahs which can be spotted on one-day game drives. After a whole day game experience your evening leisure, dinner and overnight will be at your accommodation. You will spend 2 nights at this fantastic place
Accommodation: Sound of silence (Central Serengeti)
MAASAI VILLAGE VISIT
After the accommodation at the camp you will Then drive to the Maasai village, the Maasai are an indigenous ethnic group in Africa of semi-nomadic people settled in Kenya and northern Tanzania. Due to their distinct traditions, customs and dress and their residence near the many national game parks of East Africa, the Maasai are among the foremost African ethnic groups and are known internationally because of their links to the national parks and reserves. Language - Maa, a language derived from Nilo-Saharan, related to Dinka and Nuer. They also speak the official languages of Tanzania "Swahili" after this incredible moment you will then drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Karatu Simba Lodge
ENDORO WATER FALLS AND ELEPHANT CAVES
Endoro Falls is located on the southern edge of the Ngorongoro forest. It is easily accessed from a newly-opened trail near Gibbs Farm in Karatu. The walk takes you through the forest, the elephant caves and Endoro Waterfalls. This is a 2-3 hour moderate hike and beauty of this trek lies in the fact that you get to be in a completely unspoilt forest. On a typical visit, you can come across Dik Dik (the world’s smallest antelope) and other forest creatures, including amazing bird life. Elephants also frequent this forest for its salt as this is evident from the cave-like structure that has been carved by elephants in search of this important nutrient. after this incredible experience we will drive straight to Arusha to catch your flight to either Zanzibar or fly back home.
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Payments Terms and Conditions:
Tour packages are confirmed upon receipt of a 30% deposit of the total cost of the package. Balance payable in full by cash (dollars) upon arrival or 7 days prior to arrival if paid via credit card with a surcharge of 3% or via wire transfer with a surcharge of 4%.
The total price for the tour package P.p sharing is $3,336
What to bring:
- Appropriate clothing for Safari: A warm sweater and a light jacket as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes
- Towels for showering and Personal hygiene toiletries
- Mosquito spray
- Sun-glasses and Sunscreen lotion
- Binoculars for better sighting