Northern Circuit and Zanzibar

What a Wonderful World

The Northern Circuit & Zanzibar

Tour Overview

Northern Circuit & Zanzibar: Open Tanzania´s treasure chest and enjoy the impressive diversity of Tanzania´s wildlife and nature.

Destinations:

  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tarangire Elephants
  • Zanzibar Island

Best time to Visit

  • Peak season October — February
  • High season June — September
  • Low season March — May

Itinerary

Day1: Arusha Arrival

Arrival at JRO — meet your driver/guide — transfer to your accommodation for a welcome drink — pass on for lunch at lodge upon early morning arrival — some afternoon relaxation — optional afternoon birding safari to nearby Arusha National Park — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

  • African Tulip Hotel
  • Kibo Palace Hotel

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Breakfast at lodge — transfer to Tarangire NP for an extensive game drive through the typical woodlands and floodplains that attract large herds of elephants — watch the impressive concentration of game during the dry season and up to 500 bird species — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at camp

Overnight - ( 3 Options )

  •  Maramboi Tented Camp
  • Burunge Tented Lodge
  • Tarangire Safari Lodge

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Breakfast at camp — visit the seasonal swamps along Tarangire River where to see hippos and lots of waterbirds — try to spot Tarangire´s famous African rock pythons that occasionally gets seen climbing on trees — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 3 Options )

  • Maramboi Tented Camp
  • Burunge Tented Lodge
  • Tarangire Safari Lodge

Day 4:Tarangire National Park

Optional pre-breakfast bird walk around the camp — breakfast at camp — game drive through the impressive Maasai Savanna featuring big numbers of baobab and acacia trees — transfer to Karatu — lunch at lodge — relax at the pool or select among various options for local excursions in the afternoon such as visiting Falcos Orphanage Centre or a local arts and crafts market — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 5 Options )

  • Eileen’s Trees Inn
  • Rhino Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

Breakfast at lodge — descend to the Ngoronogoro Crater floor for an extensive game drive — in addition to ample birdlife, the crater is home to the Big Five and an excellent game viewing opportunity with plenty of game guaranteed – lunch at scenic picnic site on the crater floor — enjoy the breathtaking panorama up on the crater rim — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 4 Options )

  • Eileen’s Trees Inn
  • Tloma Lodge
  • Kitela Mt. Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Day 6: Serengeti National Park

Breakfast at lodge — depart for Serengeti National Park where up to 70 mammal species including zebra, wildebeest, cheetah, gazelle, hyena, impala, baboon, and giraffe can be seen — drive the spectacular scenic road downhill the crater and cross the vast Serengeti Plains – game viewing en route to the camp which is situated right in the heart of the park — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

  • Serengeti Serena Lodge
  • Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 7: Serengeti National Park

Breakfast at camp — game drive around Seronera Valley which is one of the best places to observe hunting lion prides in their natural environments — afternoon game drive to Grumeti River where crocodiles and hippos can be seen — optional stopover at Serengeti Visitor Center — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

  • Serengeti Serena Lodge
  • Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Optional pre-breakfast bird walk around the camp — breakfast at camp — all day game drive through the Northern Serengeti areas with it´s gentle undulations cut by numerous streams that invite for intermediate walking safaris — in additition to it´s outstanding big game more than 500 bird species inhabit the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at camp

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

  • Serengeti Serena Lodge
  • Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 9: Serengeti National Park

Breakfast at camp — visit some of the scenic Kopjes south of Seronera Valley where gorgeous leopards can be seen frequently — game drive over the endless Serengeti Plains that are crossed by the great migration from December through to April — detour to the magic Ndutu valley — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — traditional bush dinner at scenic site in the wild

Overnight - ( 4 Options )

  • Masek Under Canvas Tented Camp
  • Ndutu Under Canvas Tented Camp
  • Masek Tented Camp
  • Dunia Camp

Day 10: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Breakfast at lodge — drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area — visit one of the world´s most important prehistoric sites at Olduvai Gorge — stopover at Maasai village — meet Maasai residents in an authentic setting and experience their traditional way of life — enjoy your lunch at a scenic picnic site — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 5 Options )

  • Eileen’s Trees Inn
  • Rhino Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Day 11: Arusha / transfer to Zanzibar

Breakfast at lodge — transfer to Arusha airport — fly from Arusha to the tropical island of Zanzibar — transfer to lodge and settle down with a welcome drink — pass on for lunch and some afternoon relaxation at the lodge — visit nearby Stone Town which best reveals it´s capturing magic during the blue hour right after sunset — have dinner at a comfortable Stone Town restaurant and taste the unique Zanzibari cuisine with it´s bewildering array of tastes, flavours, and textures — transfer to lodge

Overnight - ( 1 Option)

  • Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Day 12: Zanzibar Beaches / Stone Town

Breakfast at lodge — wander through the narrow, cobbled streets of Stone Town and explore it´s beautiful mosques and grand Arab houses — browse tiny souvenir shops and bustling bazaars — return to lodge for lunch — visit Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and try to spot the endemic Zanzibar Red Colobus monkey — dinner at lodge — optional sunset boat tour.

Overnight - ( 1 Option)

  • Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Day 13: Zanzibar Beaches / Stone Town

Breakfast at lodge — boat safari to explore the remote beaches and islands around Zanzibar — option to snorkel amid shoals of colorful fish at the reefs — enjoy a picnic lunch which is freshly prepared on a sand bank — get off the boat again for an afternoon break and relax on picture-perfect, white-sand beaches — dinner at lodge

Overnight - ( 1 Option)

  • Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Day 14: Flight Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam / Depature

Optional pre-breakfast swim with dolphins boat excursion — breakfast at lodge — transfer to Zanzibar airport — flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam International Airport for departure.

Day1: Arusha Arrival

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

African Tulip

Kibo Palace Hotel

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Overnight - ( 3 Options )

Maramboi Tented Camp

Burunge Tented Lodge

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Overnight - ( 3 Options )

Maramboi Tented Camp

Burunge Tented Lodge

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Day 4: Tarangire National Park

Overnight - ( 5 Options )

Eileen’s Trees Inn

Rhino Lodge

Ngorongoro WIldlife Lodge

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

 Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

Overnight - ( 4 Options )

 Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Eileen’s Trees Inn

Tloma Lodge

Kitela Mt. Lodge

Day 6: Serengeti National Park

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

Serengeti Serena Lodge

Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 7: Serengeti National Park

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

Serengeti Serena Lodge

Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Overnight - ( 2 Options )

Serengeti Serena Lodge

Kati Kati Deluxe Tented Camp

Day 9: Serengeti National Park

Overnight - ( 4 Options )

Masek Under Canvas Tented Camp

Ndutu Under Canvas Tented Camp

Masek Tented Camp

Dunia Camp

Day 10: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Overnight - ( 5 Options )

 Ngorongoro Farmhouse Karatu

Eileen’s Trees Inn

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Rhino Lodge

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Day 11: Arusha / transfer to Zanzibar

Overnight - ( 1 Option )

Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Day 12: Zanzibar Beaches / Stone Town

Overnight - ( 1 Option )

Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Day 13: Zanzibar Beaches / Stone Town

Overnight - ( 1 Option )

Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

  • Airport transfer from / to Arusha
  • Accommodation at lodges, camps, and hotels as indicated (two people sharing a double room)
  • Activities and meals as indicated
  • National park entry fees and taxes
  • Professional English-speaking driver and guide
  • Game drives in a customized Toyota Land Cruiser with pop up / flip-flop roof tops
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights ( From / To Home )
  • Telephone bills
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips

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Allen Tanzania Safaris is a local tour operator based in Arusha Tanzania. We offer both private safaris ,mountain trekking , group tours and beach holidays. With us, we will handle all types of guests and budgets for your wonderful safari in Africa. With our experienced guides we always target to exceed customer expectations and dreams.

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The Northern Circuit & Zanzibar

TREKKING

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MAIN ATTRACTIONS

Serengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Crater

Lake Manyara National Park

Tarangire National Park

Arusha National Park

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 15632
Arusha — Tanzania

Office: +255 783 379 526
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