Tanzania Northern Safari

9 Days

The Tanzania Northern Safari circuit includes Arusha National Park, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Tarangire Safari. Hiking on the hills of Mount Meru in Arusha to catch the view of the park. At Mtowambu, a small busy town where 120 tribal groups interact, you go on a guided tour. Lake Manyara national park has the highest concentration of monkeys in Northern Tanzania.

From Manyara to Serengeti NP for another adventurous game drive with picnic lunch. Serengeti national Park has the highest concentration of big mammals in the world. You will be looking for elephants, giraffes, hippos, impalas, warthogs, buffalo and more. The central Serengeti is the best place to see the rare leopards and other big cats.

Ngorongoro crater will be your next destination for another adventurous safari. Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area (NCCA) is one of the largest volcanic craters in the world. This park features rolling plains, lakes, craters, mountains and dormant volcanoes. You will have a picnic lunch in the national park. This will be the best place to see the endangered black rhino, the pink flamingos and more animals. Tanzania Northern Safari ends with an exploration of Tarangire National Park. Tarangire national park has huge groups of elephants usually wallowing in the Tarangire river.

Tanzania northern safari

Five different national parks with so in a few days would give you the highlights of what Tanzania can offer. However the tours can be Tailor-made to meet you time and interests. The game drives are exceptional good for family holiday.

Accommodation has evolved over the years in the national parks and surrounding places. From campsites, chalets, safari tents, lodges and hotels even luxury Safari lodges all to suit everyone’s taste. Tanzania has become synonymous with Safari than anything. For a honeymoon hideout Zanzibar is the perfect island for love. After your safari take to the beaches of Zanzibar.


Tanzania Northern Safari takes you through 5 popular national parks in Tanzania. In Arusha national park take a hike up Mount Meru to view the park as you head to Lake Manyara national park.

Serengeti national park is quite unique for its high concentration of big mammals including the endangered black rhino. In all the national parks you will go on game drives. Walking safaris can be arranged at the lodges of campsites.

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area features the plains, lakes, craters and dormant volcanoes. A picnic lunch and game drive is a better way to spend time here Ngorongoro.

Tarangire national park is interesting for its huge elephant population as they wallow in the river Tarangire.

Trip Highlights

  • Arusha National park
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Serengeti National park
  • Ngorongoro National Park
  • Tarangire National Park


  • Welcome to Tanzania! Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Arusha.
  • Take some time to relax and acclimatize to the surroundings.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner and overnight stay in Arusha.


  • After breakfast, depart for Arusha National Park, located just a short drive away from the city.
  • Embark on a thrilling game drive in the park, known for its diverse wildlife, including giraffes, buffalos, zebras, and a variety of bird species.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park and then hike to the stunning Momella Lakes, where you can spot flamingos.
  • In the afternoon, take a scenic drive to your lodge located on the outskirts of the park.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Arusha.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions and large elephant population.
  • Embark on a game drive through the park, exploring its diverse landscapes, from the lush groundwater forest to the vast soda lake.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch within the park, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty.
  • In the afternoon, proceed to your lodge, situated near the park.
  • Dinner and overnight stay near Lake Manyara.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast, fly to the iconic Serengeti National Park, one of Africa’s premier safari destinations.
  • Spend two full days exploring the vast plains and witnessing the Great Migration, where millions of wildebeests and zebras traverse the Serengeti in search of fresh grazing.
  • Enjoy exhilarating game drives in the park, encountering an abundance of wildlife, including lions, elephants, cheetahs, and hippos.
  • Experience the raw beauty of the Serengeti and capture breathtaking photos of the savannah sunset.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in the heart of the Serengeti.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast, depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder and the world’s largest intact caldera.
  • Explore the diverse ecosystem of the crater floor, spotting a wide array of wildlife, such as rhinos, lions, elephants, and hyenas.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by the dramatic landscape.
  • In the afternoon, ascend to the rim of the crater and head to your lodge nearby.
  • Dinner and overnight stay near Ngorongoro.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park, known for its large herds of elephants and baobab trees.
  • Embark on thrilling game drives in the park, encountering a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards, giraffes, and buffalo.
  • Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and observe the unique behavior of animals in their natural habitat.
  • Have a picnic lunch within the park and continue exploring until late afternoon.
  • Dinner and overnight stay near Tarangire.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your lodge.
  • Depending on your departure time, you may have the opportunity for a short game drive or a visit to a local Maasai village to learn about their culture and traditions.
  • Bid farewell to Tanzania as you transfer to the airport for your onward journey or flight back home.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in lodges/hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit
  • All the required permits and paperwork

Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses outside of the schedule Tour
  • International travel Vaccinations and inoculations
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Optional Activities unless specified as included
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be?

Any person can book this tour. It’s for all family include infants. Game drives in all national parks is done on 4×4 vehicles safe for everyone

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes all lodges and campsites have electricity for charging and hot showers.

Are there ATMs on the way?

You will have ATMs and other services like the Post Office and shops in Arusha town.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. But generally the receptions at the lodges will have.

Is it necessary to hire Guides?

No. The Tour package comes with the services of a driver and a Guide.

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Tanzania Northern Safari