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Explore the Northern Circuit of Tanzania on this fantastic, romantic 8-day mobile safari adventure.

Begin your safari adventure with a few days spent exploring the exclusive Tarangire National Park for some of the largest herds of elephants in East Africa. Continue with a visit to the Lake Manyara National Park and its tree-climbing lions, and a day in the impressive Ngorongoro Crater searching for the sly leopard.

Take a chartered flight to the northern part of the world famous Serengeti National Park. Witness the Great Migration as you spend two full days exploring these stunning plains for wildlife, including the Big 5.

This is a great tour for anyone who is in East Africa but doesn't have a lot of time and wants to experience some of the best game parks in the region.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private, guided 4x4 safari 
  • Personal service at intimate places
  • Big 5 game viewing in the Serengeti
  • Catch the migration July & Oct
  • Explore the diversity of the Crater 
  • See tons of elephants in Tarangire

Day to Day Itinerary

Days 1-2

Discovering the Tarangire

Arrive in Arusha and drive to the exclusive Oliver's Camp in the Tarangire National Park. This exclusive tented camp is situated in a remote, unspoiled part of the park and is your base for the next two nights.

Spend the next day touring this 'hidden gem' in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania’s game parks. Search for the large herds of elephants (as many as 300), the vast number of zebras and wildebeests, and predators, including the famed tree-climbing lion.

Days 3-4

Game viewing on the Crater floor

After breakfast, embark on a short game drive as you make your way to Plantation Lodge near the Ngorongoro Conservancy. Along the way, enjoy an afternoon game drive in the renowned Lake Manyara National Park, arriving at the lodge in time for dinner.

The next day, you’ll set off on a full day of game driving of the famous Ngorongoro Crater, stopping along the way to enjoy a picnic lunch. Experience one of the best wildlife-viewing parks in East Africa as you drive around this unbroken caldera searching for lions, hippos, and wildebeest.

Days 5-7

Exploring the Serengeti

This morning, transfer to the Lake Manyara Airstrip for a scheduled charter flight to the Kogatende Airstrip in the famous Serengeti National Park. Once in the park, enjoy a short game drive as you make your way to Olakira Camp.

Spend the next two days exploring this fantastic game park searching for the Big 5 - elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhino. Depending on the time of your visit, you may even witness the Great Migration of nearly a million wildebeest and zebras as they move north close to the camp.

Day 8

Ending your tour in Arusha

After a final morning game drive, you'll transfer back to the Kogatende Airstrip for a scheduled flight to the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Your tour ends upon the arrival in Arusha.

Inclusions

  • 2 nights at Olivers Camp on a fully inclusive basis
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Private naturalist driver-guide as specified in the itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Scheduled game drives
  • 2 nights at Plantation Lodge on a full board basis
  • 3 nights at Olakira Camp on fully inclusive basis
  • Emergency evacuation insurance for guests under 70 years of age
  • Scheduled flights as specified in the itinerary

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"A sensational safari, visiting small, intimate camps in some of the most beautiful wildlife regions in Tanzania."

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