10 Day Tanzania northern safari circuit

This is your itinerary

Fly in a few days early to Kilimanjaro International Airport. You may want to check out Kilimanjaro’s numerous magnificent waterfalls, visit coffee plantations, Kilimanjaro’s Animal CREW (Center for Rescue, Education, and Wildlife), or visit Kilimanjaro National Park.

day 1

We pick you up early morning from your hotel for a 3 ½ hour drive to Tarangire National Park. (2 nights)

The moderate camp is Baobab Tented Camp, located in a secluded area of the park, and each guest tent has an en-suite bathroom. The camp offers Wi-Fi, full board, a bar, and restaurant.

The luxury lodge is Sanctuary Retreats Swala, situated under a giant baobab tree. The dining area, lounge, and deck are lifted on stilts allowing views of a busy water hole and the grasslands of Tarangire. The property features a chic, contemporary African design. Each of the twelve canvas tented pavilions is shaded by tall acacia trees, and each has Wi-Fi. They are exquisitely furnished, yet still close to nature. They offer full board, sundowners, bush dinners, and picnics.

day 2

Safari Tarangire National Park.

day 3

Early morning game drive in Tarangire, then off to nearby Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. (2 nights)

Karatu Safari Camp Lodge’s Moderate property has garden views, a bar & restaurant with full board, and Wi-Fi.

The luxury property is Escarpment Luxury Lodge, a serene haven perched high on the Great Rift Valley rim. All luxury en-suite tents have breathtaking views from a private balcony overlooking Lake Manyara below. Services offered are Wi-Fi, a pool, a masseuse, bar, lounge, and a restaurant with full board.

day 4

Explore Manyara’s bush country.

day 5

Early morning game drive in Manyara, and a 2 ½ hour scenic drive to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area for an afternoon game drive. (2 nights)

The Moderate room is Ngorongoro Lodge, with stunning views of the crater and a bar fireplace. They offer full board, good food, Wi-Fi, a pool, casino/gambling, and massage services.

The luxury camp is Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp, located in the rim valley of Ngorongoro Crater. The camp is close to the crater floor access road, allowing easy access for early morning crater safaris. They offer 10 classic safari tents, each with an en-suite bathroom. The sitting area in front of each tent has crater views where early morning coffee and biscuits can be enjoyed before starting the day of incredible game viewing. The camp includes full board and Wi-Fi. On early morning game drives, you can indulge in a packed breakfast to be enjoyed in the middle of the bush or a scrumptious packed lunch for a full day game drive.

day 6

Explore the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area.

day 7

Drive early morning to adjacent Serengeti National Park. (3 nights)

The Moderate lodge is Serengeti Wild Camp, a tented camp in the heart of the Serengeti with bush views, hot water, a bar, restaurant, outside fireplace, full board, and Wi-Fi.

The luxury lodge is Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp, which means ‘in the bush’ in Swahili. Their remarkable luxury tents are packed up and moved in a style evocative of the exploring pioneers during the 19th century, yet with all the modern comforts. The camp follows the wildebeests and zebras in their annual migration cycle. This extraordinary escape is located at two different locations in the Serengeti, inviting you to intimately experience the migration. In addition to sophisticated private tents, the main tent flows into lounges and dining wings. All open to reveal the soul-stirring landscape and the spirit of the land. Savor international and traditional Tanzanian flavors conjured up by the Chef and his team, and evenings can be spent gathered by the traditional fire pit to exchange stories under starry skies and listen to tales of wildlife encounters. In addition, the property offers Wi-Fi and full board.

day 8

Explore the extraordinary wild Serengeti.

day 9

Watch predators as they follow the migration and experience Serengeti’s hippo pools.

day 10

An early morning game drive in Serengeti, and return to Kilimanjaro International Airport in the afternoon.*

*If you want to be dropped off at Nairobi instead of Kilimanjaro International, it would be complimentary if we are going back that way. Most likely we are.

*If you wish to end your safari on the Indian Ocean’s white sand beaches in Zanzibar, it’s a 12 hour drive one-way. We suggest a flight for a reasonable amount.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us


Starting at $4,400 each –– $8,800 for 2 adults


Starting at $5,779 each –– $11,558 for 2 adults

*The lodges mentioned are not guaranteed as they may be sold out on the dates you require.
When this happens, we go with a comparable property in quality and price.