This safari offers the best highlight of Tanzania’s northern circuit. Your safari exploration begins in the woodland -travelers visiting between July to October Savannah of Tarangire where the wildlife density is exceptionally high especially during dry season, should make their focus on the Great Migration in north through Lake Manyara and be stunned by the breathtaking landscape of Ngorongoro Crater. The Serengeti and the Mara river offers a natural wonder of the world. If you choose to venture into the Serengeti’s endless plains from Seronera Valley to Northern Serengeti, there are many opportunity to see migratory river crossings.
By the Mara River, the endless annual rhythm of the Great Migration resonates through a migrating herd of wildabeest. The best time to visit Tarangire is July to October when over 1.5 million wildebeest, zebra, Thomson gazelle and the best-known population of great predators, loins, spotted hyena, with a high density of mammals including leopard and cheetahs, are easily visible. Large herds of elephant and lion are also a site to see. The best time for water bird viewing in the Lake Manyara dry season.
- Duration: 10 days
- Country: Tanzania
- Persons: min (2)
- Accommodation: Camping
- Visiting Parks: Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania), Serengeti NP (Tanzania)
- Activities: Game Drives, Game Viewing
- Easily Customized
Karibu Tanzania, upon arrival to Kilimanjaro Airport our meet and greeting guy welcomes you to East Africa, Upon exiting the airport, Malaki safari Representative will be holding a poster with your name who will Transfer you to Arusha.
Day 2 Tarangire national park
In the morning you will be collected in Arusha and Travel overland to Tarangire national park, Woodland dotted with monumental ancient baobabs alongside, the most magnificent herds of African Elephants found in northern Tanzania, Tarangire river provides water all year round, marking Tarangire National park refugee during dry season for migratory ungulates resulting in sheer density of wildlife At its peak the density of mammals in Tarangire national park is higher than anywhere else in Tanzania Or almost anywhere on all continent of Africa, you can expect to see significant herd of elephants and mighty Predators such as lions, other common mammals of tarangire are aardvark, ground pangolin, crested
Porcupine, African hedgehog, olive baboon and vervet monkey, some rarities including baisa Oryx,
\gerenuk, Lesser and greater kudu, bush back and waterbuck
Day 3 Lake Manyara national park
After breakfast make your way to the park via south to north gate of Lake Manyara national park, a lush green ecosystem composed of grassy floodplain, rocky ridge and acacia forest, Manyara guarantee a diverse birdlife with over 500 bird species have been recorded,in particularly with regard to the extraordinary flocks of greater and lesser flamingoes, storks, herons and pelicans inhabiting the lake area. Stopping on-rout at mto wa mbu a culturally vibrant
Town for market visit after game viewing and hot local lunch saved at the small village of mto wa mbu onward to leisurely stroll through farm or kitela farm gardens and coffee plantations
Enjoy the view of surrounding serene highland of kitela or farmhouse.
Day 4 Ngorongoro Crater
Wake up early and be one of the first vehicle descending into one of the natural wonders of the world, Ngoro Ngoro crater, while the only remnant of a one might mountain, it is still the largest unbroken caldera in the world with a diameter of 16-19 km. Almost all species essential to east Africa are present except for the Impala, giraffes and toppy, its highlight includes one of Tanzania most sustainable population of the critically endangered black or browser rhinos. The Ngoro Ngoro crater has one of the highest densities of the predators in Africa such as lions, hyena, and leopard. By mid-afternoon travel to central Serengeti, where your next adventure awaits.
Day 5-6 Serengeti central
Serengeti is the only remaining natural grazing ecosystem to be found in the world, with a network of river, valleys supplying a stable source of water, the seronera valleys home to the world’s largest and diverse wildlife population of predators in the world, excellent encounter are available year round regardless of the season or location of the great migration. There is simply no better place to observe large carnivores (lion, hyena, cheetah, and leopard) in action in the wild along with a diversity of the smaller predators,(three species of jackals: black-backed jackal, silver-backed jackal and the more secretive side-striped jackal, bat-eared fox, serval and sandy-collared caracal.
Day 6-9 Northern Serengeti
Travel to the northern Serengeti by the Mara river where the grass is nutrient-rich and capable of offering the migratory herds a proper supply of food and water, this is the time and place to witness the Mara river crossing, see giant Nile crocodiles basking in the sun, waiting patiently in the water for the significant migration to enter in the area. You will have opportunities to catch the thrilling game action or perhaps even witness the river crossing, as the wildebeest and zebras endeavor one of the most challenging parts of their migration journey and cross over to Masai Mara
Day 10 Serengeti and home
It’s your last morning in the Serengeti, enjoy a leisurely breakfast or perhaps head out early for a short early morning game drive before traveling to the kogatende airstrip, to catch your scheduled flight back to Arusha. Upon pick-up make an optional stop a local shop with an abundance of wood calving, artifacts, painting, and crafts, afterward, rest at a day room and enjoy a firewall lunch in Arusha before leaving for your departure at Kilimanjaro airport.
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