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8 Day Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1885 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1885 US Dollar (USD)

A Tanzanian safari allows you to explore an astonishing diversity of landscapes, abundant wildlife and fascinating cultures while visiting the country’s renowned national parks, conservation areas and local villages. The vast open plains of Serengeti National Park offer the largest concentration of wildlife in the world and is the home of the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra herds. Africa's “Garden of Eden,” the unique Ngorongoro Crater, is the world’s largest unflooded and unbroken volcanic caldera. Thousands of grazing mammals enjoy its lush grasses and swamplands. The spectacular Lake Manyara National Park in the Great Rift Valley boasts abundant birdlife and tree climbing lions.

Day 1: Pick up from airport by a guide and transfer to the camp site.

Day 2: After breakfast depart to Tarangire National Park. Afternoon game drive. Tarangire National Park gets its name from the river that threads its way through it. The park has one of the highest animal concentrations during the dry season. Herds of elephants, buffalos, wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, and Elands, leopards can bee seen all through the year. For the bird enthusiast, the park offers over 300 species of birds. The vegetation in Tarangire is primarily acacia, mixed woodland, dense elephant grass along the river and numerous baobab trees. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Early morning game drive then proceed to Serengeti National Park. Includes: (B), (L), (D)

Day 4: Start the day with a morning game drive followed by afternoon game drive. The Serengeti is renowned for its annual wildebeest migration and large predator population. From February to May, a herd of over a million wildebeests migrate for the Western corridor of the park in search of greener pastures. Serengeti's' other common animals include lions, leopards, zebras, Thompson gazelles, impala, Grant's gazelles and buffalos. Most of the park is open grassland broken by isolated granite kopies (hills) and patches of acacias woodlands. Includes: (B), (L), (D)

Day 5: After breakfast depart to Ngorongoro Crater with a descend into the crater in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at campsite. Includes: (B), (L), (D)

Day 6: Very early morning game drive around lerai forest, drive back to the lodge for the breakfast and later in the afternoon more game drives in the crater. One of the World largest Calderas, 20 km wide, Ngorongoro Crater is also one of the best Wildlife viewing areas where Black Rhinos can be seen in Tanzania. The crater at 2.286 m above sea level is the largest unbroken Calderas in the world. Surrounded by very steep walls, rising 610 m from the crate floor, it covers 260 km2 and is home to over 30.000 animals, almost half of them being zebra and wildebeest. Ngorongoro is listed as a World Heritage site. Includes: (B), (L), (D)

Day 7: Depart to Manyara National Park; arrive in time for lunch at campsite. Later in the afternoon we enter the park for game drive around Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara Nat. Park is well known for its tree-climbing lions. The park covers 390 km2 and is sanctuary to over 400 species of bird that include the pink flamingos, pelicans, storks, Ibis and Egyptian Geese. There is also a huge herd of buffalo and elephant. Includes: (B), (L), (D)

Day 8: Morning game drive and thereafter depart for Arusha for your flight or shuttle connection. Includes: (B).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price: USD $1885 p/p.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation on sharing basis and meals as per itinerary
- Transport and game drives in a 4x4 vehicle with drive/guide
- All park fees & crater service charges.

Price Excludes:
- Tanzania entry visa
- Local and international flights
- All personal expenses: tips, drinks, laundry and other items of a personal nature.

About This Supplier
Location: Tanzania
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2009

An African Safari ("Safari" means travel in the Swahili language) allows you to explore an astonishing diversity of landscapes, abundant wildlife and fascinating cultures in Tanzania while visiting the famous National Parks within Northern Tanzania. The vast open plain of Serengeti with the largest...

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