This 6 day Northern Circuit Safari, is a classic Tanzania trip. It takes in Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Lake Manyara. The start and end is at Arusha - not farfrom Kilimanjaro International Airport. A nice add on for this safari is some beach & relaxation time either on Tanzania's coast or in Zanzibar.
Day 1 - Arusha to Ngorongoro
The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs. 1400hrs, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 2 - Ngorongoro Crater safari and onto Northern Serengeti
Today you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food, African safari at its best. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch, drive to Serengeti National Park and proceed to the Lobo on the Northern part of Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3 - On safari in the Serengeti
Enjoy morning game drives in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade. Return to your lodge for lunch before departing to central part of Serengeti National Park for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 4 - Safari to the Southern Serengeti
Early morning game drive and morning game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch, drive to Ndutu area on the border between Ngorongoro and Serengeti, game viewing en route. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Ndutu Luxury
Tented Lodge in southern Serengeti.
Day 5 - Serengeti to Lake Manyara
Morning game drive around Ndutu Area. Lunch at Ndutu camp or the lodge. After lunch drive to Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey's renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the mans earliest known ancestral remains. Continue driving to Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 6 - Safari ends at Arusha
After an early breakfast, you will depart for a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Mid morning, drive back to Arusha. Lunch at a restaurant in Arusha town.
En suite Accommodation for 5 nights
All meals from dinner on day 1 until lunch on day 6
Ground transportation in a 8 seater or 6 seater 4x4 safari vehicle with English speaking Driver guide:-
8 Seater Safari Vehicles have 6 window seats (in the passenger cabin) and 1 window seat next to the driver (in front)
6 Seater Safari Vehicles hav 4 window seats (in the passenger cabin) and 1 window seat next to the driver (in front)
Game drives and park entry fees
Services of Leopard Tours staff
Tourism development levy of US$ 1.50 pp per night
Visas if required
Inoculations and personal insurance
Domestic & International flights and departure taxes (Quoted separately where applicable)
Optional activities and excursions
Drinks, tips, laundry, bottled drinking water and other personal expenses
Medical, Travel and Baggage Insurance
Public Holiday Surcharges if applicable