This private 8 day Safari in Tanzania’s Northern Circuit explores all the highlights so well know for Tanznia. Game viewing is of course the main theme, and optional extras such as a hot air balloon ride in the Serengeti can be added.
The safari starts and ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport, and we can easily add a visit to other destinations in the region including some beach time Zanzibar or Tanzania’s coastline.
Day 1 - Kilimanjaro to Arusha
Arrive at JRO. After clearing customs and immigration formalities, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Arusha. Overnight on Bed & Breakfast at Mountain Village Lodge, before your African adventure begins.
Day 2 - Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon of game viewing. Lesser kudu, eland, lion and gerenuk can be found in this beautiful park, noted for its multitude of baobab trees and its tree-climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
Day 3 - Tarangire to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Lunch at the lodge. This afternoon, you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a day crater tour with picnic lunches. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serene Lodge.
Day 4 - Ngorongoro to Serengeti Game Reserve
Drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man’s earliest known ancestral remains. Lunch at the lodge in Serengeti. You will have an afternoon game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 5 & 6 - On safari in the Serengeti
Two full days of game viewing in the Serengeti. Meals and overnight at the lodge in the Serengeti National Park. Here the option exists of booking onto a hot air balloon safari, that will lift off the ground at around sunrise, and take you on a magical floating journey over the vast plains of the Serengeti.
Day 7 - Serengeti to Lake Manyara
Enjoy an early morning game drive, before breakfast. Return to the lodge for late breakfast. Enjoy a mid morning and then depart to Ngorongoro Highlands. Lunch at Gibbs Farm or similar. Afternoon visit to the waterfalls. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 8 - Safari ends at Kilimanjaro International
After breakfast, you will have a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Lunch at Lake Manyara Hotel/ Lodge. After lunch, drive back to Arusha and proceed to JRO for departure flight in the evening which will conclude your safari in Africa.
Safari Pricing (quoted in USD)
* Prices are quoted ‘per person sharing’, based on the number of guests in your group.
Mar & Nov - 21 Dec 2019
1 PAX 4858
2 PAX 3529
3 PAX 3086
4 PAX 2864
5 PAX 2732
6 PAX 2643
Single Room Supplement 364
Jan - Feb / Jul - 31 Oct / 22 - 31 Dec 2020
1 PAX 5632
2 PAX 4304
3 PAX 3861
4 PAX 3639
5 PAX 3506
6 PAX 3418
Single Room Supplement 457
26 May - 30 Jun 2020
1 PAX 5438
2 PAX 4109
3 PAX 3666
4 PAX 3444
5 PAX 3312
6 PAX 3223
Single Room Supplement 397
Mar & Nov - 21 Dec 2020
1 PAX 4900
2 PAX 3572
3 PAX 3129
4 PAX 2907
5 PAX 2774
6 PAX 2686
Single Room Supplement 363
Apr - 25 May 2020
1 PAX 4555
2 PAX 3226
3 PAX 2783
4 PAX 2562
5 PAX 2429
6 PAX 2340
Zero Single Room Supplement
En suite Accommodation for 7 nights
All meals from breakfast on day 2 until lunch on day 8
Ground transportation in a 7 seater 4x4 safari vehicle with English speaking Driver guide:-
A 7 Seater Safari Vehicle has 6 window seats (in the passenger cabin) and 1 window seat next to the driver (in front)
Game drives and park entry fees
Services of Leopard Tours staff
Tourism development levy of US$ 1.50 pp per night
Visas if required
Inoculations and personal insurance
Domestic & International flights and departure taxes (if required)
Optional activities and excursions
Drinks, tips, laundry, bottled drinking water and other personal expenses
Medical, Travel and Baggage Insurance
Public Holiday Surcharges if applicable