The Northern Circuit in Tanzania is most popular safari region in East Africa. It encompasses the Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, the Lake Manyara National Park, as well as the vast plains of the Serengeti. There are many lodges and hotels through the region offering varying degrees of exclusivity & luxury. For a first timer on an African Safari, the Northern Circuit offers a very memorable experience.
The Northern Circuit
Grumeti River Camp - Serengeti
Grumeti River Camp is situated in a remote valley in the western corridor of the Serengeti National Park.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is situated on a hill, deep in the heart of Central Serengeti in Tanzania
Close to Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of mankind the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge has a theme of prehistoric life
Lake Manyara Serena
Set on the edge of the Mto wa Mbu escarpment, Lake Manyara Serena offers breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
The lodge is located on Lemala Hill on the uppermost, eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site.
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Located in the mahogany forest in the lake Manyara National Park, once the hunting ground of Hemingway and other explorers
Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Hidden among the kopjes in Tarangire National Park lies Tarangire Sopa Lodge, surrounded by ancient baobab trees.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Perched on the edge of the crater rim, commanding dazzling views of the crater floor some 600 metres below.
Swala Camp - Tarangire
Nestled in a remote pocket of Tarangire National Park, Swala is sited in a grove of majestic acacia trees
Kirawira Camp - Serengeti
Located on the far end of Western Serengeti, on top of a hill with sweeping views of the surrounding African plains.
Arumera Lodge - Arusha
This magnificent new lodge is spread over 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and natural African bushveld
Arusha Coffee Lodge - Arusha
Located on the outskirts of Arusha, (the starting point for most Northern Circuit safaris) this lodge is ideal to start from