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ALL NORTHERN NATIONAL PARKS

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In short

This route takes you to all the famous national parks of Tanzania. All the highlights in one trip, for who likes to see all safari that Tanzania has to offer. This trip is for the real safari lovers. 

On this trip we’ll visit Arusha National Park, located just half an hour shy from the city that bears the same name. Here we’ll do a walking safari, a truly amazing and unique experience. It’s safari from a new perspective. After Arusha, we’ll take a trip to Lake Manyara National Park, with its many different habitats. Famous for its rich forests and of course Lake Manyara. At the right time of year we can view thousands of flamingos here.

Next up, we’ll visit the vast plains of the worldfamous Serengeti National Park for three days. The ultimate safari experience. Here you’ll have a chance to see the great migration, one of natures most thrilling events. Following our schedule, we will spend a day at Ngorongoro conservation area, which is famous for the Ngorongoro crater. Here you can hopefully tick-off your “Big-5-to-spot” list as here’s the biggest chance to spot the , sadly, highly endangered Rhinoceros in the wild.

To finish our trip, we’ll visit Tarangire National Park. A huge national park famous for its big elephant population and many baobab trees. 

 

 

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Highlights of this trip
  • Private safari with personal driver-guide
  • All of the northern national parks in 1 trip
  • 3 days Serengeti National Park
  • Chances of experiencing the GREAT MIGRATION
  • Possible balloon safari with champagne breakfast
  • Unique walking safari in Arusha National Park
  • Loads of wildlife experiences!
  • Dinner, sunset & campfire under the African skies
Impressions

Trip itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival Tanzania

Karibu Tanzania

Upon walking out of Kilimanjaro Airport, you’ll be embraced by the friendly, ‘hakuna matata’ vibes of Tanzania.

Just outside, your personal driver will be waiting for you. He will drive you to your lodge.

On the way, you will catch the first glimpse of the Tanzanian landscapes and maybe even Mt. Kilimanjaro. Once arrived, we’ll give you a short briefing about the program of tomorrow, while enjoying a local drink. Karibu Sana! (You’re most welcome)

DAY 2: Arusha National Park

Walkin' in the Wild!

Put on your hiking boots, because today we are going on a walking-safari in Arusha National Park! A unique and thrilling experience and a chance to be up-close with wild animals. Arusha National Park lies only 30 minutes away from Arusha Town, so it will be a short drive.

In Arusha National Park there’s a good chance of encountering wildlife like the giraffe, buffalo, zebras, and black and white colobus monkeys. Arusha National Park is also home to a wide variety of birds. During the walking safari you will be accompanied by an armed ranger, who will guide and protect.

Arusha national park is devided between three districts – Momella Lakes, Mount Meru & the Ngurdoto Crater. Depending on the time of year you can spot thousands of flamingo’s at Momella Lakes, who migrate between Lake Manyara and here. Within these districts, there are many beautiful landscapes and some unique sights that we will pay a visit. All at the foot of the impressive Mt. Meru.

DAY 3: Lake Manyara National Park

A Dive in the Hippo Pool

This day we will visit Lake Manyara national park, one of the smaller national parks of Tanzania. It’s named after its huge lake take covers most of the area. Nonetheless, Lake Manyara is one of the parks with the biggest variety of landscapes.

You can find yourself in thick woodlands where elephants feast and hunters are hidden, muddy pools filled with hippo’s, mysterious jungle area’s where monkeys rule, desert-like areas where giraffes pass through and the edge of the lake, where thousands of flamingo’s have their summer homes.

Of course not to forget about the impressive 400 meters deep Rift Valley Escapment. A tear in the earth that stretches out for thousands of Kilometers across East-Africa. 

 

Optional Activities
DAY 4: Serengeti National Park

Lion's Territory!

We’ll get up in the early morning to have breakfast and start our safari. After a short drive from our lodge, we will enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which we will have to pass trough to reach Serengeti National Park.

Serengeti National Park is one of the largest parks and has a variety of landscapes, but is most famous for its great plains. Here the hunters, such as lion, cheetas (and many many other animals) thrive.

We’ll spend our day searching for wildlife and watch the sun-set from the great plains of the Serengeti in the evening. As night falls, you’ll be surrounded by the sounds of the wild and protected by the flames of the campfire that keeps you warm. Enjoying a sunset at the campfire is a must-have-done experience in the Serengeti. 

 

DAY 5 & 6: Full day & night Serengeti National Park

The Great Plains of the Serengeti

A full day in Serengeti usually starts with a sunrise safari. During this time the animals are the most active and you’ll have the biggest chance of seeing some real National GeoGraphic / Animal Planet action! Here you will likely come eye to eye with the carnivors that rule these plains. Lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyena’s and many more.

The rest of the day we can explore Serengeti and at the right time of year find ourselves amidst of the great migration. The undisputed highlight of everyone’s safari experience!

You can fly over Serengeti’s impressive plains and spot wildlife from a different perspective by doing a optional balloon safari with champagne breakfast. This early morning experience will make your trip even more memorable. 

Optional Activities
DAY 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Into the Crater (spot the Big 5)

After breakfast, we will drive towards a steep and narrow road that takes you into the Ngorongoro crater. A bumpy, but adventureous road with some beautiful views! The slopes are forested, but soon the landscape changes to savannah.

Down in the crater, you’ll be able to spot many animals from a distance. Here is your best chance to spot all the members of the Big 5, including the endangered black rhino!  

After the first gamedrive we’ll have a relaxing picknick-lunch at a hippo-filled lake. After lunch, we’ll slowly drive back to the edge of the crater and stop whenever we pass an interesting sight!

DAY 8: Tarangire National Park

In elephant's footsteps!

Today we will visit Tarangire National Park, named after the Tarangire river that crosses the national park.

Tarangire is famous for its big herds of elephants and huge, ancient baobab trees. The elephants that live here are bigger and stronger than in any other national park due to the many foodsources. You’ll be sure to see quite a few, along with many other animals that live here.

Other animals that can be found in Tarangire are lion, leopard, cheetah (rarely), caracal, giraffe, waterbuck, dik dik, impala, eland, Grant’s gazelle, baboons, monkeys & more!

Optional Activities
DAY 9: Arusha - Airport

Take a Break & Relax, Then Flight home!

Today you can sleep in and relax. You wouldn’t think sitting still could be this exhausting and you deserve take some well earned rest! Talk about the amazing trip you’ve had the last couple days, enjoy a cocktail, before having to pack for your flight home. Later that day we’ll bring you to the airport in time, so you don’t have to stress about anything! Safe flight!

Optional Activities
DAY 10: Arrival at home

Back at home

Today you’ll arrive back home with a suitcase and everlasting memories!

Accommodation

All of our accommodations hand-picked to meet our requirements. We test all the accommodations ourselves and are all rated highly on quality and service. We select our accommodations on a few criteria that guarantee the best possible experience. Some of these criteria are most scenic views, unique and adventurous locations and of course the wildlife-experience! 

Adventure

Outpost Lodge (Arusha)

A peaceful lodge, located in a more quiet place in the heart of Arusha Town. The lodge is family owned and complete with big, clean rooms, restaurant, bar, pool, & relaxing areas.  
Mid

Migombani Campsite (Mto wa Mbu)

Migombani campsite lies in Mto wa Mbu. It's a small, eco-friendly campsite and lies on top of a hill, providing stunning views of Lake Manyara. The inifinity pool definitely helps with the experience. This campsite […]
Budget

Sound of Silence (Serengeti)

The Sound of Silence tented resort is a beautiful, luxurious safari resort in Serengeti, Tanzania. Stay in one of their 50m2 design tents with all the comfort you need, including king-size beds, & complete shower […]
Mid
Pricing

Best Price

For 6 persons in low season
$2107/ p.p.
  • Best price guarantee
  • Easy & safe booking
  • Sustainable choice
Price per person 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons
 Low Season  $2837  $2297  $2107
 Mid Season  $2976  $2388  $2192
 High Season  $3149  $2521  $2278
  • Prices are per person. They can vary from above due to external factors.
  • Prices are based on Double Rooms, choosing for a different roomtype can affect the price.
  • For children under the age of 16 special ‘kids prices’ apply. Ask us for the details.

Seasons:

  • Low season – +- March, April + May
  • Mid Season – Rest of the year
  • High Season – +- July, August + 15th Dec- 15th January

Price Includes

  • All transfers (pick-up & drop-offs)
  • 4x4 Safari vehicle with pop-up roof, fridge & power sockets
  • Experienced, English Speaking Driverguide
  • All nights at the campsites/lodges
  • FULL BOARD (3 Meals a day)
  • Game drive in the national parks
  • Activities (unless mentioned 'optional')
  • Parkfees & Government Taxes
  • Ngorongoro Crater fee
  • Unlimited Water, Tea & Coffee during the safari
  • Unlimited Gamemileage
  • 24/7 Available assistent

Not included

  • (Inter)national Flights
  • Visa's
  • (Flying Doctors) Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips for the driver

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