5 DAYS NORTHERN CIRCUIT
Tanzania Safari Packages | Northern Circuit | Luxury Safari
Introduction / Overview
Tanzania’s Northern Zone includes regions such as Arusha, Manyara, Kilimanjaro and Mara. The most rewarding Zone to explore the Wilderness of Africa, the best place to witness the homes of the Big Five and many more sceneries and Local cultures still well preserved in the World.
Apricus tours and safari Provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to feel, observe and experience what Africa’s Mother Nature has preserved for the World.
This is a ‘lodging safari’ so you will be staying in a nice mixture of comfortable lodges and tented camps for that ‘out of Africa’ feel, but if you wish you can also do an ‘all lodge stay’ safari at a revised price.
The lodges and tented camps included in this tour are comfortable and Luxurious, operated by top lodging experts and are usually situated deep in the parks or on estates.
Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National park
Day 2: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Crater
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti National Park
Day 4: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park
Day 5: Fly out from Serengeti to Arusha Town/ Airport
This safari takes you to Lake Manyara for a whole day, almost 3 days in the Serengeti National Park and 1 whole day crater tour in Ngorongoro.
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breath-taking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life.
Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at The day will end with an afternoon game drive then heard to the hotel/ Lodge to refresh, Dine and spend the night in Luxury Lodges around Karatu area.
Spending the night in Karatu area offers flexibility for an early drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area . After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife.
Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast 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, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot.
A night will be spent along the crater rim in readily available Luxury Lodges
From Ngorongoro a day will start with a breakfast in Ngorongoro Lodges followed by a drive to Serengeti National Park. You will enjoy an on route game viewing thoughout the trip while looking forward for a half day game drive in Serengeti.
Serengeti offers a vast options of Luxury Lodges and Tented camps, we will Dine and overnight in Central Serengeti
Full day game drive in the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species.
This game drive will quench your thirsty for adventure before retiring to a luxury lodge in Serengeti National Park
On this last day of the safari, we will enjoy an early morning game drive in Serengeti before taking an early warm lunch at the hotel.
Scheduled flight from Serengeti using small chartered flight will compliment the Safari for an aerial view of the Serengeti before saying goodbye to this adventurous areas
- Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents:
- Professional, experienced, mountain guides:
- All Park fees
- Rescue fees
- All meals while on the Mountain
- Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
- Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
- Large portions of fresh, healthy nutritious food
- Clean, purified drinking water
- Crisis management and safety procedures
- Fair and ethical treatment of porters
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in Arusha
- Tanzania Visa
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)