9 Days Safaris in Northern Circuit

9 Days Safaris in Northern Circuit

The 9-day camping safari “Tanzania’s Highlights of the South” takes you to the national parks and game reserves in the remote south of Tanzania. This safari is perfect for Africa enthusiasts who love the African bush and the less crowded places.

 

Day 1-4 | Tanzania

Arusha
Tarangire– Game drives
Manyara– Game drives
Tarangire– Game drives
Serengeti– Game drives


Day 5-10 | Tanzania

Serengeti– Game drives
Eyasi– Game drives
Waterfall– Game drives
Olpopong– Game drives

 

DAY 1: ARRIVING

Picked up from Kilimanjaro airport with your driver and driven to Arusha town where you will be dropped at the hotel for overnight, Transfer from airport to the hotel will take 45 minutes.

DAY 2: ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)

Safari to Tarangire National Park starts at 08.30 am, for about 2hrs. This park is often referred to as the "home of elephants", you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons. After full day game drive in Tarangire, later evening you will drive to Manyara(Mto wa Mbu) for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: MANYARA – SERENGETI (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)

Early breakfast at 8:00am. Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. Dinner and overnight in the heart of Serengeti..

DAY 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)

From early in the morning you will do a full day game drive in Serengeti searching for big game animals with different actions like fighting, playing, killings and matting. You will continue with a game drive until sunset when you will drive back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

DAY 5: SERENGETI- NGORONGORO CRATER (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)

Wake up early in the morning drive for 2 to 3 hours to Ngorongoro crater. Here you can do a game drive inside the crater and is the only place you can spot black rhino and all big game animals like buffalo, elephant, lions and so many animals, Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor. In the afternoon, drive to Mto wa Mbu for dinner and overnightk

DAY 6: LAKE EYASI (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)

Early in the morning wake up with early breakfast and drive to Lake Eyasi it will take two hours. This place you can experience the real bushmen where you will go with them for hunting they are called HADZABE and later you will meet another tribe (DATOGA), This tribe they are blacksmiths whose can show you how they can make some ornaments through the local way. After those activities, you will drive to Arusha.

DAY 7: ARUSHA – OLPOPONG (MAASAI VILLAGE) (Lunch, dinner & breakfast)K

Drive from Arusha to Olpopongi, this is a name from Maasai language given to a cactus tree, this village called this name because of many cactus at that area. Hire you will experience a culture of Maasai people, see how they run the whole life, sleeping at a real Maasai house, dancing, learn they use the environment to get local medicine for a full day when you will have dinner and overnight at the village in the local houses .

DAY 8: MATERUNI WATERFALLS & COFFEE TOUR (Lunch & breakfast)

After breakfast, you will drive to Moshi to Materuni waterfalls. Materuni is a village found at the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro which is owned by chagga tribe whose lives at all side of the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro. This was the first place were coffee plant introduced for the first time in East Africa. You will learn and join to process coffee from pick them from tree, peel their outer cover, wash and dry them, pound to remove the second cover, roast them, grand to have coffee powder and make a cup of coffee by your own on leading with the local people through the local way and using local machines and tools, this cup of coffee called organic coffee with the less of caffeine and no any chemical used to treat or to boost these local coffee plants.

After coffee, you will visit water falls that’s you will walk for 45mn to go and 45mn back. This waterfall has 90mt high and look so beautiful by surrounded with open forest in the village. It has a pool where you can swim but the water hire is very cold due to elevation of 2400metres above the sea level. Also, you will have a chance to taste a local banana beer which made by banana and millets and it is originated in this place. This is the longest waterfalls at Kilimanjaro region.

DAY 9: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

After breakfast drive to the ferry to catch boat to Zanzibar. THE END OF TOUR
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner


Price Include
Camping safari according to the itinerary
Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
Professional, English-speaking guide
Professional, English-speaking safari cook
Overnight stays in safari tents
Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)
Meals according to the itinerary
Mineral water
All mentioned activities
All national park fees
Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safariAll mentioned transfer

Price exclude
Sleeping bag
Flights
Optional activities
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Visa fees
Tips
Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
Travel insurance