The best combination of “three easy to access” northern parks. You will visit the best of the northern circuit – the Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and the Ngorongoro Crater. Lake Manyara is ideal for viewing birdlife. Ngorongoro is home to Africas’ largest lions, black rhinos, elephants, wildebeests, hyenas, and cheaters, the largest intact crater in the world. Tarangire is a famous park filled with baobabs and wild palm trees with a large variety of games such as zebras, elephants, and giraffes.

 

Itinerary summary

Day 1: International arrival or embark from the mountain

Day 2: Moshi to Tarangire Park

Day 3: Tarangire Park to Lake Manyara Park, sleep Ngorongoro crater,

Day 4: Ngorongoro crater 1/2 day tour to Moshi/Arusha

Day 5: International departure

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Itinerary summary

Day 1: International arrival or embark from the mountain

Day 2: Moshi to Tarangire Park

Day 3: Tarangire Park to Lake Manyara Park, sleep Ngorongoro crater,

Day 4: Ngorongoro crater 1/2 day tour to Moshi/Arusha

Day 5: International departure

Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 2:00 am

Arrival in Tanzania or from the mountain

If you returned from the mountain you are all set. Otherwise, our representative will meet and pick you up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and drive you to Arusha/Moshi town, at your arranged hotel. You will meet your driver guide who will brief you on your upcoming safaris. Take advantage of available hours to rest for the next day’s game drive.

Day 2

Time : 7:00 am

Moshi/Arusha to Tarangire

After breakfast, your driver/guide will be ready there to pick you head into the Tarangire National Park for a game drive. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African national park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. We eat lunch at picnic after which we continue with game until late evening, then drive to the campsite for overnight.

Day 3

Time : 7:00 am

Tarangire Park to Lake Manyara Park - sleep Simba campsite in Ngorongoro crater rim

Drive to Lake Manyara National Park, which takes about 1:30 hours. Start a game drive, which is the best time to view animals in this park. When you approach it from the East Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive back droid to the lake. In the tall trees of the groundwater forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, on the escarpment elephants stand in the shade of a baobab. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others.

Day 4

Time : 8:00 am

Ngorongoro crater floor game drive to Arusha/Moshi

After early breakfast, we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos, and other water birds can usually be seen here.
After lunch, we will start ascending from the crater and drive back to Arusha or Moshi.

Day 5

Time : 7:00 am

International departures

A driver will be ready to take you to the airport as early as 4 hrs before your flight time. Remember to take all your belongings and fly back home.

  • Pick-up at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO);
  • Transfer to a hotel in Arusha and back to the airport;
  • Accommodation before and after safari (double rooms, breakfast included);
  • New SUV (2016-2019) Land Cruiser 4x4 with the pop-up roof;
  • Experienced English-speaking safari guide;
  • 24/7 phone support;
  • All park fees;
  • All accommodation under your program;
  • Three meals per day on safari;
  • Bottled water and soft drinks throughout the tour;
  • Thermos with hot tea/coffee;
  • Medical kit;
  • Binocular (1 per SUV);
  • Wet wipes.
  • Air tickets;
  • Visa fee;
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel (only before and after the safari);
  • Insurance;
  • Tips to your safari guide

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The duration of an ideal Tanzania safari can take between 5 to 10 days, to ensure you hit all the top spots on your safari. The length though can depend on how long you'd like to stay and enjoy a specific place/hotel/park on your itinerary

It's okay to ask questions of your guides. ...
Bring a good DSLR camera and a high-quality zoom lens. ...
If you can, bring a back-up camera in case your DSLR goes on the fritz. ...
Anti-malarial medication gives you CRAZY dreams. ...
Ticks. ...
Bring extra camera batteries.

Basically, there's no one better than the other here, both Serengeti and Masai Mara are amazing safari destinations. Masai Mara is probably slightly more concentrated (year-long) from a wildlife point-of-view, but Serengeti has mind-blowing vastness. There are pros and cons to going on safari in both.

The best time to visit Tanzania is from July to October when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings, however, all the parks offer amazing wildlife sightings at this time as the grasses and bush are at their least dense.

Jeans are a must-have when it comes to what to wear on safari! You'll also want to have a comfortable pair of pants that you can wear around the campsite at night. Safari Packing Tip: Make sure you're packing light. You should need no more than 5 pairs of safari pants.

If you can only spend three to four days on safari, it's probably not worth the travel and cost. ... Since every single day and hour is unique on an African safari, the more time you have to explore and see what the wildlife has to offer, the better

Ngorongoro crater is well-known for its high concentration of wildlife worldwide with its per capita being the highest compared to Serengeti national park

Towns and cities are more liberal about shorts than villages but the general rule is that you avoid wearing shorts to avoid offending the local people, whether in a town or a village

Avoid black and dark blue clothing (both colors attract tsetse flies), and leave bright-white items at home; safari parks are often dusty, and white clothes may get dingy. You want to see wildlife on safari, not look like it!

Part of Tanzania's northern circuit, Tarangire is often visited together with the Serengeti or Ngorongoro Crater, usually starting in Arusha. From Arusha, it's a two-hour drive to the park entrance. This is the hot, dry season.

Regions in Tanzania's mainland consume different foods. Some typical mainland Tanzanian foods include wali (rice), ugali (maize porridge), nyama choma (grilled meat), mshikaki (marinated beef), samaki (fish), pilau (rice mixed with a variety of spices), biriyani, and ndizi-nyama (plantains with meat).

The Serengeti encompasses Serengeti National Park and a number of protected game reserves and conservation areas maintained by the governments of Tanzania and Kenya. The region hosts the largest mammal migration in the world and is a popular destination for African safaris.

Tea is the most popular drink in Tanzania with the locals preferring chai tea. Coffee is another favourite and is often sold by street vendors. Local beers include Kibo Gold, Serengeti Lager and Tusker, while mbege is a beer made from bananas.

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