7 Days Tanzania Northern Safari Circuit

Durations7 Days

Tour TypeTanzania Safari

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Tour Schedule Details

Pick up from Arusha and transfer to Tarangire passing through the countryside with several villages and farms. Tarangire National Park is an incredible sight to behold. It is home to nearly 500 different bird species and over 30 large herbivore animals. See the tall and thick baobab trees, view the swampland, rivers and lakes and enjoy spotting different game as you meander through this incredible expanse of natural beauty.

Drive Time: Approximately 2-3 hours drive

Dinner and overnight at TARANGIRE SOPA LODGE (D)

After breakfast you will witness your first Game Drive experience at Tarangire National Park. The National Park has much to offer with over 500 species of birds, it is a haven for bird watchers. It is also home to more than 30 large herbivores! An interesting ecosystem, it features vast grassy plains, savannah, forest, woodland, lakes and swamps. Each area has its own different animals residing there. Be sure to take a look at the termite mounds which dot the landscape. Once they’ve been abandoned by termites, the dwarf mongooses take them over and use them as their homes. A picnic lunch is served.
Enjoy a well-deserved dinner and overnight at TARANGIRE SOPA LODGE (B.L.D)

After breakfast you will continue exploring the park in search of wildlife that you did not get the opportunity to view on previous day.
After enjoying your picnic lunch, continue the journey towards North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with Farms, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll hopefully start spotting Animals well before you get into the park.

Drive Time: Approximately 6 hours drive

Enjoy a well-deserved dinner and overnight at SERENGETI SOPA LODGE (B.L.D)

After breakfast, you will go for an amazing game drive at The Serengeti National Park which is world-famous for its ecosystem, natural beauty and huge amount of animals, birds and insects. Expect an incredible backdrop of stunning landscape and see animals such as Thomson’s gazelle, wildebeest, lions, zebra and more. This park is also home to the Serengeti’s Annual Migration which happens every year when animals travel thousands of miles across East Africa. This park is so large; it is actually bigger than some small countries. It sits between The Great Rift Valley, Lake Victoria and Lake Eyasi. You will be brought back for lunch to the lodge or you may opt for a picnic lunch within the park.

Dinner and overnight SERENGETI SOPA LODGE (B.L.D)

After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with picnic lunch viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains. You have the option of passing through The Olduvai Gorge. This area is where many incredible archaeological discoveries have been found. It’s also a beautiful area with lush, grassy land and Tanzanian Acacia trees sweeping majestically on the landscape. Another option would be to visit a Masai Village and learn their nomadic culture and enchanting singing and dancing. You should surely try to compete with the Maasai males high jumps!

Drive Time: Approximately 3-4 hours

Dinner and overnight NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE (B.L.D)

After Breakfast at your lodge, this morning you depart to Explore the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world! The crater is home to over 25,000 large mammals and was the result of an erupted volcano thousands of years ago. The animals live in harmony in the huge, walled crater which also houses stunning lakes, lush forests and vast plains. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. It’s an awesome wildlife experience.
A picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos.
The Ngorongoro Crater is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and conservation area. It is located West of Arusha City. It is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world and is one of Africa’s best places to see wildlife in its natural habitat. It is simply magnificent and has stayed the same for thousands of years. Within the deep walls of the crater you’ll find 25,000 large mammals living there. They wander through the lakes and forests. Some of the wildlife to be seen are bull elephants, rhinos, lions, hyena, buffalo, wildebeest and so many more in all their magnificence. 

Dinner and overnight NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE (B.L.D)

After breakfast, depart and head to Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many villages as well as Farms

Overnight in Arusha

Drive Time: Approximately 4 hours

Drop off at the airport for your departure flight out to end your 7 Days Tanzania Northern Safari Circuit