10 Day Amazing Northern Tanzania Safari: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire Arusha National park & Kilimanjaro Day Trek to Mandara Hut
This will be the very fantastic tours & safaris to you, we will drive you to the most popular and best destination for the tours and game drive in the world, you will be able to see and take photos while your on the way to this national parks lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire Arusha National park & Kilimanjaro Day Trek to Mandara Hut.
Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania
Welcome to Tanzania! As your plane descends into Kilimanjaro International Airport between the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru/ Arusha airport your adventure into the wilds of the country will finally begin. A representative will meet you in the arrivals hall of the airport, and together you will make a short drive to the Venice Hotel just inside the city.
Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park, 130 kilometers drive -two hours
After breakfast at the lodge you leave early to the Tarangire National park. This is the third largest park in Tanzania and it is characterized by the amazingly large herds of elephants that can be encountered in this park. The Baobab trees are one of the other highlights of Tarangire and the Tarangire River that flows all year round is the life blood of the park. Many animals; predators and the preys alike gather around the river where you can do excellent game viewing after game evening drive you back to the Panorama campsite for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
The breakfast will be at 0600am. Pick up from the Camp at 0700am and drive to the Great Serengeti National with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. The Serengeti National Park the home to lion leopard Elephant Cheetah Buffalo Zebra Wildebeest Eland Wild dog Gazelles Crocodiles and more. Serengeti is one of the most comprehensive and appealing internet presentations on nature conservation and research in general. Every day hundreds of nature-lovers and tourists from all over the world visit the virtual Serengeti. In our day it is one of the most famous national parks on Earth renowned for its magnificent lions but best known for its great migration. Seronera campsite.
Day 4: Central Serengeti game drive
After the breakfast you will have a game viewing at Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti, Tanzania largest National Park, covers nearly 6,000 square miles of grassland plains, Savannah, kopjes, hills, woodlands, and River line forests systems serve as critical water sources and are often excellent sites for wildlife viewing. Beyond the heralded migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is best known for its big predators, including cheetah and Leopard, as well as large prides of Lions and clans of Hyenas and many animals, dinner and overnight at Seronera Campsite
Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After early in morning breakfast you will have early in the morning game drive later you will back to the campsite to have an early hot lunch, our driver and chef will load everything on top of our safari jeep and you will continuous with game viewing en-route during your way from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater. You will be in Ngorongoro Crater late in the evening where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara
This day we will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater for 5-6hrs. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in Ngorongoro Crater we will drive to Fanaka campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Lake Manyara to Arusha
After breakfast the journey to Lake Manyara. On the lakeshore, you can also observe elephants, hippopotami, buffalos, guenons, banded mongooses and numerous types of gazelles and antelopes. Furthermore the park is well known for its tree climbing lions. Visitors can regularly observe lions taking a nap in the tree canopies or escaping from the heat on the ground. After watching the animals and exploring the national park, you leave the park in the afternoon and travel to the Arusha and Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: Arusha National park
Depart Arusha in the morning with your private guide and travel to Arusha National Park, a short 40 minute drive from Arusha town.
The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hartari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. Your day trip includes a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater, affectionately known as the “Little Ngorongoro”. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs and zebras can all be seen year round as well as many different bird species. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed.
Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel
Day 9: Arusha to Kilimanjaro, Mandara hut
At the first day you have to drive about 2 hrs through Kilimanjaro in the morning the semi tropical foothills to Marangu area which situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain. As you drive, there is usually some admirable view of the snow-capped peak of the mountain. On arrival at Marangu gate, you meet your team of guides and porters, pick up any last minute supplies for the trek, and head to the entrance of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park to register for the climb. From the cluster of buildings at the gate it is some four to five hours walk through patches of coffee plantation and dense rainforest to Mandara Hut.
Overnight stay at Venice Hotel
Day 10: Drop you off to Kilimanjaro Airport /Arusha airport
After breakfast in the hotel transfer you to the airport with the international flights you booked back your home
Note: Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris uses 4-WD Land Cruiser with viewing roofs for the safaris that can accommodate 1,2,3, or 4 or 6 passengers Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience.
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Accommodation before and at the end of the tour
International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What to bring
• A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
• Comfortable shoes