12 Day Safari – Northern Circuit

manyaraYou’ll stay in remote and beautiful safari accommodation including the comfortable Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp and Nduti Safari Lodge where the wildlife will come right up to your room.

Highlights of the tour include visiting:

  • Tangarire National Park
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lake Manyara

12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS: LAKE MANYARA N.P – SERENGETI N.P – MASAI BOMA – NGORONGORO – TARANGIRE & ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

Day 1: Arrival Day

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International airport you’ll be met by your Daigle Tours guide and transferred to Kibo Palace Hotel in Arusha town where you can relax and recover from your journey.
Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel.

Day 2: Arusha – Lake Manyara

After breakfast we’ll drive to Lake Manyara National Park.  The national park coverage is 127 square miles (329 km²) and the lake’s alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km²). Giant fig trees and mahogany trees can be seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates. They draw nourishment from the underground springs which are continuously replenished by the crater highlands directly above the Manyara basin.

While mostly known for its famous tree-climbing lions and baboons, Lake Manyara and its environment are also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs and giraffes.
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp.

Day 3, 4 & 5 Serengeti N.P

After breakfast, depart from Manyara and drive to the endless plains of the Serengeti via Ngorongoro Crater. You will have one half day and two full days to view the migration. Serengeti is the oldest and most popular national park, in particular for its annual migration of wildebeest with zebra and Thomson gazelle joining the trek for fresh grazing. Other wildlife found in Serengeti includes buffalo, giraffe, eland, topi, kongoni, impala, Grant’s gazelle, lion, cheetah, leopard and African jackal.
Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp and Ndutu Safari Lodge.

Day 6: Serengeti – Olduvai Gorge- Boma

After breakfast, and with packed lunches at the ready, we will drive to Ngorongoro, stopping on the way at Olduvai Gorge, the archaeological site made famous by the Louis and Mary Leakey discoveries and the Masai Boma community where you can learn about Masai customs and traditions.
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast and with packed lunches at the ready, we’ll drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend into the crater for game viewing. The main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the Ngorongoro Crater – a large, unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera. The crater, which formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago, is 610m (2,000 ft) deep and its floor covers 260 km² (100 miles²). Estimations of the height of the original volcano range from fifteen to nineteen thousand feet (4500 to 5800 meters). Animal populations in the crater include most of the species found in East Africa such as lion, elephant, zebra, rhino, leopard, buffalo, gazelle, wildebeest, hippo and many different bird species.
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 8: Ngorongoro – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, depart to Tarangire National Park which is famous for its tree-climbing lions, massive baobab trees and large herds of elephants. Tarangire National Park is small but still home to a significant wildlife population with a density of wildlife matched only by Ngorongoro. You’ll enjoy a packed lunch during your safari drive and have plenty of time to explore the national park, stop to observe the wildlife and take photos.
Accommodation: Tarangire River Camp.

Day 9: Tarangire Full day game viewing

After breakfast, enjoy an adventure packed day of game driving in Tarangire National Park. Beside herds of elephants, you can also expect to see zebra, eland, mongoose, giraffe, bushbuck, hartebeest, dik dik, impala, warthog and reedbuck.  Many carnivores are abundant throughout the park such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and jackal. At the end of a busy day we’ll retire to Tarangire River Camp to enjoy a sundowner while taking in the many colours of the setting sun over the Tarangire landscape.
Accommodation: Tarangire River Camp.

Day 10: Tarangire – Arusha National Park

After breakfast we we’ll drive to Arusha National Park taking packed lunch boxes so we can enjoy the game viewing until evening. Arusha National Park offers a wide variety of wildlife including Cape buffalo, elephant, hippo, giraffe, warthog, antelope, zebra, blue monkey, vervet monkey, colobus monkey and various reptiles. The Momella lakes attract a wide range of birds, both resident and migratory.
Accommodation: Arusha Meru View Lodge.

Day 11: Arusha National Park – Arusha Town

After breakfast you’ll go on a guided walking safari accompanied by an armed ranger. You will have plenty of time to take photos of the wildlife which may include zebra, antelopes and Cape buffalo as well as birds. You’ll enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at the beautiful Mount Meru waterfall providing a spectacular end to your safari. In the evening, we’ll drive you back to Arusha Town for your final night.
Accommodation: Arusha Snow Crest Hotel

Day 12: ArushaTown – Airport

After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

Kibo Palace Hotel

Kibo PalaceNamed after the highest peak of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kibo Palace Hotel is one of Arusha’s most modern and innovative luxury hotels. Located in the heart of Arusha it’s a a 15-minute walk from Arusha city center and a 45-minute drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

lake manyara wildlife CAMP

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Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp is located on an escarpment in an isolated area with stunning distant lake views. It offers luxurious safari accommodation, fine dining and an infinity pool which allows you to feel like you’re at the edge of the lake.

Ten canvas safari tents and sixteen self-contained cottages are scattered across the camp to blend into the natural surroundings with unique views of the African wilderness from private balconies. The restaurant serves delicious meals inspired by locally grown ingredients so your stay will be an authentic safari experience.

Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp

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Kati Kati is a mobile tented camp located in Central Serengeti and strategically located to cover the vast Serengeti Plains. The camp offers comfortable accommodation and a unique opportunity to enjoy a real safari camp experience. The camp is only a two hour scenic drive from Olduvai Gorge Museum and the Grumeti River.

Kati Kati has 10 tents with large kings size bed or twin beds and a private en suite bathroom.

There’s a cozy mess tent is middle of the camp where meals are served and in the evening you can sit around the campfire to enjoy appetizers and snacks before dinner.

Ndutu Safari Lodge

Ndutu Safari LodgeNdutu Safari Lodge is situated in the South-eastern part of the Serengeti ecosystem. Shaded by majestic acacia trees, each of the thirty four cottages, which are built of local materials, has a private verandah facing Lake Ndutu. The Lodge is surrounded by indigenous trees and shrubs which encourage a host of birds and mammals to come right to your front door. Tucked well away from the busy tourist circuit, Ndutu offers peace and tranquility far from the madding crowd.

NGORONGORO wildlife LODGE

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically perched on the rim of this ‘Garden of Eden’, affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above sea level.

The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the Crater’s great bowl.

From its privileged position, all the Lodge’s 80 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views, and the open–air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers superb panoramic views of the whole Crater.

Tarangire River Camp

Tarangire River CampTarangire River Camp offers an authentic safari experience under traditional canvas with big views and a warm atmosphere. The camp is set within a 25,000 hectares of concession area overlooking a branch of the Tarangire River. Only 3.5km (2 miles) from the main entrance to Tarangire National Park this is a great base for wildlife safaris.

The main lodge has a traditional grass thatched roof and an elevated deck. The breezy lounge boasts ample seating in a relaxing open-air environment. The dining area, where culturally inspiring meals are served, has excellent views over the riverbank below. There are several game viewing decks if you can drag yourself away from the private verandah outside your room. You’ll be sleeping in a spacious tent built on a wooden platform with a thatched roof, en-suite bathroom and tasteful furnishings so you can enjoy all the comforts you need whilst on your safari.

Meru View Lodge

Meru View LodgeSituated on the foothills of Mt Meru at an altitude of almost 1400 meters, the cozy bungalows at Meru View Lodge make a great base for exploring Mount Meru. Guests can enjoy the shady garden, swimming pool and home cooked meals in the restaurant.

Snow Crest Hotel

Snow Crest HotelThe contemporary Snow Crest Hotel is a 10 minute drive from downtown Arusha and 30 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The rooms are stylish with all modern amenities and there’s a swimming pool with sundeck where you can relax and relive your safari adventures.

Package is inclusive of:

  • Accommodation in Arusha town;
  • Full board accommodation on safari;
  • All park  entrance fees;
  • Professional Tanzanian safari guide;
  • Outfitted Land Rovers with roof hatches, fridge, charging sockets, and Bluetooth radio for music;
  • One bottle of mineral water per day;
  • Daily safari briefing;
  • Airport transfers.

Package is exclusive of: –

  • Travel insurance;
  • International flights;
  • Alcoholic beverages;
  • Tips;
  • All items of a personal nature;

Cost : $5,461 per person

BOOKING

To find out more or make a booking please contact us or use our booking form. If you’re dreaming of a Tanzanian safari we’ll make it happen.

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E-mail: [email protected]

 
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