7 Days Northern Circuit Wilderness Budget Safaris
This is special budget safari which includes visitation on Tanzania and UNESCO world heritage site, the Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire national park. Upon the Safari you will enjoy to witness the world natural phenomena, where by more than 2 million wildebeest accompanied by Zebra and elands that circulate seasonally between Serengeti, Ngorongoro conservation area and Maasai Mara, as well as the big cats (Lions, Leopards and Cheetah) that follow the prey. Upon the arrival day, our representative will transfer you from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha Outpost lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire national park
Enjoy early breakfast at Arusha Outpost lodge, you will experience the drive through tarmac road of about 130kms to the “pool of African Elephants” the famous Tarangire national park, whereby this we will consume about 2 hours and 10 mins. Tarangire is the surprise package on the Northern circuit. Tarangire is surprisingly large, giving visitors the quietest game viewing environment of all the parks in the region. Elephants are the main attraction, with up to 3,000 in the park during the peak months. Peak season also sees good numbers of wildebeest and zebra as well as giraffe, buffalo, Thompson’s gazelle, greater and lesser kudu, eland, leopard and cheetah. In the evening after game drive you will depart to Tarangire camping site for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal and accommodation at Tarangire camping site
Day 2: Tarangire to Lake Manyara national park
After breakfast you will proceed with your safari schedule to the famous tree-climbing lions park. Lake Manyara is a lovely scenic park on the road from Arusha to the Ngorongoro Crater, famous for its tree climbing lions, good elephants and baboons. The lake itself takes up much of the park, leaving a strip of land running along its shores where game concentrates. And its varied landscape supports an impressive range of other game including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik and impala. The birding here is also very good, especially raptors. In the evening you will depart to Ngorongoro Twiga camping site for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal and accommodation at Twiga camping site
Day 3: Lake Manyara to Serengeti national park
Early in morning after breakfast at Twiga camp, you will leave Lake Manyara drive to famous Serengeti national park, the world heritage site. Prepare your camera for lifetime memorable pictures, at Serengeti plains, because the park provides panoramic view that suit photographing. The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates Tanzania’s greatest park. Golden-manned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat. In the evening after game drive departs to Seronera camping site for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal and accommodation at Seronera camping
Day 4: Seronera Serengeti full day game drive
Rise and shine early in the morning, enjoy hot breakfast, wild root driver guide will take you to the inner parts at Seronera, place with abundant of wildlife, Serengeti. The Serengeti’s main attraction is the Great Migration, consisting of up to 2 million wildebeest, zebras and Thompson’s, impala and grant’s gazelles. The predator viewing here is exceptional with approximately 3-4,000 lion and huge numbers of cheetah, leopard and hyena. Other animals commonly found in the park include topi, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, elephant, caracal, serval, bat-eared fox, hyrax, genet, hares, porcupine, aardvark, giraffe, jackal, mongoose, crocodile, monitor lizard, aardwolf, many kinds of primates including baboons, vervet and colobus monkeys, and over 500 species of bird. In the evening you will be driven to Seronera camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal and accommodation at Seronera camping site
Day 5 & 6: Seronera to Ndutu southern grass plain
In the morning you will enjoy your delicious breakfast, and then depart for another awesome game drive at the southern grass plains of Serengeti near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. During the months of February to May the migration use to be in this place. You will reveal the taste of game drive at the southern grass plains, in the afternoon enjoy the delicious lunch box in the wild, while in the evening depart to Naabi Camp for dinner and overnight.
Meal and accommodation at Naabi camping site
Day 7: Serengeti to Ngorongoro to Arusha
Enjoy an early breakfast at the camp before descend to the largest world crater for an astonishing game drive. The area believed to accommodate over 25,000 large animals including black rhinoceros, wildebeests, zebras, eland and Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles. The crater also has the densest known population of lions, numbering. Higher up, in the rainforests of the crater rim, are leopards, about 30 large elephants, mountain reedbuck and buffalos, spotted hyenas, jackals, rare wild dogs, cheetahs, and other felines. You will enjoy full day game drive, then after you will depart to Simba camping site, for dinner and overnight, waiting for tomorrow departure at Arusha town, end of safari.
What includes: All park fees, conservation fees, crater fees, camping fees, 3 meals daily, chef allowance , guide allowance, camping gears, land cruiser top up roof, 1.5lt mineral water pp aday. Pick up and drop off at airport
Complementary- 2 bottles of wine to be saved at the pick nick site/sundowner
What excludes : International flights & localflights, items of personal nature, visas, optional activities, Laundries & tipping