8-Day Tented Lodge Safari Northern Circuit

Overview: 
Discover the best of Tanzania with this ultimate safari tour. During the first eight days you will visit the northern Safari parks. You will enjoy the stunning nature during a walk around Lake Eyasi and Lake Natron Areas. Spot a lot of wildlife and enjoy the amazing views of the Serengeti while relaxing in the beautiful (tented) lodges!
Duration: 
8 Day(s)
Program Itinerary: 

Day 1: Tarangire

Today your safari adventure begins! We pick you up from your hotel in or around Arusha. During the 2,5 hour drive you will enjoy the view of the beautiful nature, landscapes and local communities. We’ll do a full day game drive in Tarangire which is famous for its large numbers of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African Pythons. At the end of the day we go to Africa Safari Glamping Tented lodge where you can take a dive into the swimming pool!

Day 2 :Lake Manyara

Today we will go to Lake Manyara. This park is known for its breath taking panoramic views, waterfalls, babbling brooks with clear water and hot springs. We will do a game drive in Lake Manyara all day and if you like to walk you can also book a 2 hour walking safari. On foot you can enjoy giraffes, buffalos and other animals from a good distance. In the afternoon we drive back to Africa Safari Glamping.

Day 3 Lake Eyasi

Let’s meet the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes! On the way to Lake Eyasi we drive through local villages and the beautiful natural surroundings of Lake Eyasi. We will first pay a visit to the Hadzabe tribe. The Hadzabe will invite you into their community and they will show you their way of life. They will teach you how to make a fire by using two dry sticks and how to use a bow and arrows. You can join the women for collecting roots and fruits or the men for hunting (early morning only). In the afternoon we visit the Datoga tribe, who resemble the Maasai culture. These people are natural blacksmiths, and we will observe as they make weapons such as arrowheads and knives which they trade with the Hadzabe. After the adventures of the day, we overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge. Located on a gentle slope, Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge offers stunning views over the seasonal soda lake and up to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Day 4: Ngorongoro

On the fourth day we drive to the amazing Ngorongoro crater. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest intact crater in the world. The crater life estimated 30,000 large mammals. If you’re lucky you might even spot a rhino today! We overnight at Rhino Lodge which is a few hundred meters away from the crater rim. The lodge offers amazing views of untouched high montane forest with Mount Oldeani and Mount Makarot.

Day 5-6: Serengeti

Let’s discover the endless plains of the Serengeti! After a few hour drive we will arrive at the Serengeti. After lunch we do a game drive all afternoon in this beautiful park. The park is famous for the migration involving about 1.5 million herbivores and followers. We overnight at Africa Safari Serengeti Central Camp, the perfect retreat for a relaxing moment watching birdlife or a herd of impala grazing quietly around the camp area or rather just relax while listening to the sounds of the African bush. The next day we have a full day in Serengeti and at the end of the day we head back to the Africa Safari Serengeti Central Camp, to enjoy the Serengeti sunset while having a delicious dinner.

Day 7: Serengeti

On our last day in Serengeti we’ll do a game drive in the morning and in the afternoon we’ll be heading to Lake Natron where we overnight at Africa Safari Lake Natron (Safari Comfort Tent) The next morning you might wake up with giraffes and zebras passing by your safari tent!

Day 8: Lake Natron

Today we leave early to go to Lake Natron and waterfalls. Lake Natron is a soda lake at the base of the active Ol Donyo Lengai volcano, the area around Lake Natron is often described as having a desolate and almost lunar beauty. East Africa has 1.5 - 2.5 million Lesser Flamingos, representing three-quarters of the world population and most of them are hatched at Lake Natron. Your guide will take you for an adventurous walk to the lake and the waterfalls. In the afternoon we drive back to Arusha where we arrive before dinner.
What's included: 
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified)
  • Drinking water (On all days)
  • Sleeping bag
What's not included: 
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fee
Best Suited for: 
  • Budget
  • Standard
  • Luxury
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Honey Moon
  • Kids
Countries to be Visited: 
  • Tanzania

PRICING INFORMATION

Price$2,785.00

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Disclaimer:

This tour is offered by shemeji, not Restova.
This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on Restova.
If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rate will likely change.
If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.