The most efficient way to cover the famous Tanzania northern circuit within a very limited budget. This itinerary takes you to Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the famous Serengeti National Park. This itinerary not only takes you for game drives in a pop up roof vehicle but also includes two walking safari’s and Maasai cultural interaction is an option. It involves intensive use of each day, waking up early and returning late to camp.
Moshi – Tarangire National Park
1.5 -2.0 Hr Walking safari, Game drives
Migombani Campsite in Mto wa Mbu
Mto wa Mbu – Serengeti National Park
Enroute game drives, Game drive in the Serengeti Plains
Seronera Campsite, Central Serengeti
Serengeti – Ngorongoro
Sunrise, Bush breakfast, Game drives, 1.0Hr Ngorongoro crater rim Scenery walk
Depart for Tarangire National Park with packed lunch, approximately 4.5 hour drive from Moshi/2 hours from Arusha to Tarangire gate. Upon arrival you will be introduced to an armed ranger who will take you on the walking safari for 1.5-2 hours. This walk enables you to see the nature and wildlife in the park in a completely different way. After your walking safari your guide will take you on game drives to see other parts of this famous National Park well known for its large populations of elephant. Your driver will exit the park in the late afternoon and head to camp where you will have dinner and your overnight stay.
Activity: 1.5 – 2.0 Hrs Walking safari, Game drives.
Overnight at Migombani Campsite or Similar in Mto Wa Mbu.
Day 2: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park via Ngorongoro Conservation Area with packed lunch, en route game drives while crossing the conservation area. Arrive in time for lunch at Naabi hill gate in Serengeti. Venture into the endless plains of the central Serengeti for game drives until late in the late afternoon before you retire to camp for dinner and overnight to the sounds of Serengeti.
Activity: En route Game drives in Ngorongoro, Afternoon game drives in vast plains of the Serengeti.
Overnight at Seronera Campsite in Central Serengeti.
Day 3: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
At dawn venture into the Serengeti wilderness to experience the animal activity in the early morning and enjoy the alluring sunrise on a clear day rising above the endless plains. Your guide will serve breakfast at a pristine spot in the wilderness. Return to camp for an early lunch and depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with en route game drives. Upon arrival at the crater rim around 16.00Hrs your guide will introduce you to an armed ranger for the evening 1.0 hour Ngorongoro crater rim scenery walk. Your guide will later pick you up and transfer you to the camp for dinner and overnight at the crater rim campsite.
It is cold here therefore warm clothes are recommended, enjoy the view of the crater from this point.
Activity: Game drives, Ngorongoro crater rim scenery walk.
Overnight at Simba A Campsite, at the Ngorongoro crater rim.
Day 4: The Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, drive towards the descending route down the world’s largest unbroken crater with packed lunch for extensive game drives and later in the afternoon drive back to Moshi/Arusha or drop off at the airport for a late flight.