Price from 2875$/ person

Duration: 9 Days

Tour Type: Safari

Explore the Amazing Wildlife of the Northern Circuit Safari


Among the world’s epic wildlife events, few can match Tanzania’s Northern circuit safari and Great Migration. And for nature photographers, there is simply nothing like being in the midst of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebra as they make their annual trek over the Serengeti plains in pursuit of new grass.

Agile predators steal behind, poised to seize the young and the weak that trail the great herds. To truly capture the wonder of the migration in images, it’s essential to witness it from key vantage points that offer close-up views.

With our trained driver guides you will have the chance to get close and catch magic moments

A Highlight itinerary for 9 Day 8 Night Northern Circuit Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and Transfer to Arusha city

Day 2: Activities in Machame Area Afternoon drive to Tarangire National Park.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park

Day 5: Drive to Serengeti National Park

Day 6: Serengeti National Park Full Day Game Drive

Day 7, 8, and 9: Serengeti national park – Lake Natron – Transfer to Arusha city

A Day by Day itinerary for 9 Day 8 Night Northern Circuit Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and Transfer to Arusha city.

We will pick you up from Kilimanjaro Airport. Depend on your arriving time, you will either spend a night close to the
Airport or drive direct to Tarangire National Park.

Day 2: Activities in Machame Area Afternoon drive to Tarangire National Park.

This day, you will have two game drives in the Tarangire National park. Tarangire National Park offers great variety in both scenery and wildlife; it is particularly famous for its large herd of elephants which you will get to see up close and in amazing detail.

A great variety of animals call this park home including Lions, Zebras, Giraffes, Warthogs, Antelope, and many different species of birdlife.

If you keep an eye on the treetops you may be lucky enough to see a leopard lounging there or a python wrapped around a tree branch. At the end of the day, you will be driven to your accommodation.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara

From Tarangire, you will be driven to Lake Manyara National park where we will do a full day game drive to explore the beauty of Manyara National park.

The varieties of fauna and flora along with the geographical features of the Manyara national park both contributes for it to become one of the interesting national parks to visit and enjoy in order to comply with your expectations of seeing a famous tree-climbing lions.

The park is also famous for its elephant and a huge number of baboons, and its varied landscape supports an impressive range of other games including wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, dik-dik, and impala.

Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park / Ngorongoro Crater

Early in the morning, you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a full day game drive inside the crater. Ngorongoro is a large volcanic caldera that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to a huge variety of animals. As you descend into the crater there is the feeling of entering a truly special place.

The landscape is a mixture of forest, lakes, and wide-open plains
that make it a perfect place for animal watching. Among the animals, you can see here are black rhinoceros, lion, cheetah, hyena, jackal, hippos, and many others.

After a game drive, you will have a picnic lunch at a site on the floor of the crater. After watching the sunset over these spectacular plains you will head back to your accommodation for the evening.

Day 5: Drive to Serengeti National Park

At the very dawn of the day, you will be driven from Ngorongoro to Central Serengeti. After the entrance to Serengeti National park, we will start a game drive to enjoy the nature of the richest grazing grounds on the continent, and the home to the largest herds and the highest concentrations of predators on the planet.

Apart from the world’s renowned wonder of the great wildebeest migration, the great Serengeti has also vast herds of grazers, huge pride of lion, spectacular expanses of uninterrupted views, wildebeest river crossings, great leopard sightings, good concentrations of a cheetah.

Day 6: Serengeti National Park Full Day Game Drive

After a nice breakfast, we will have a half-day game drive you in the central part of the Serengeti National Park: Which is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre that is one of the most famous national parks in the world.

The Serengeti is home to the migration of massive numbers of Wildebeest and Zebra as they move into Kenya’s Masai Mara.

The Serengeti is considered to be the best place in the world to see the magical lion up close and you will also see a great range of other wildlife including the Spectacular Wildebeest Migration. Dinner and the overnight stay will be at Serengeti Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp

Day 7, 8, and 9: Serengeti national park – Lake Natron – Transfer to Arusha city

Today is a very special day where you will have an opportunity to do a full-day game drive in search of the migration locations. If the migration location will be far, you will take picnic lunch boxes from the camp.

Expectations for the location is the fact that From the middle of July to the end of October is expected to be in the Northern part of Serengeti at the Lobo area, Bologonja River, Sun River to Mara River where migration located to crossing the River.

The area is very special and the big head of Migration crossing from begin of August to 20 of September up to October. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Serengeti Mara Kati Kati.

On this day you will have a morning game drive from Serengeti Lobo Area en routing to Lake natron, on the way you will have more time to enjoy the best of the Serengeti while moving towards the lakeside of the Natron.

Then you will do impressive activities which include Birdwatch special lesser Flamingo and greater plus other different species of birds. Then, at sunset, we will move through mount Oldonyo Lengai Mountain.

Dinner and the overnight stay will be at Lake Natron River Camp.

On day 9 we will have a morning walking program with Maasai warriors at the Lake zone to Engaresero Village, where they practices an impressive cultures and you will have a chance to waking to waterfalls together with our experienced guide, interacting with local people, and visiting the amazing nature surrounding the local Maasai people.

After the morning activities, you will be driven to Arusha Town followed by the transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport for your International flight back home or for domestic flight to Zanzibar Island respectively.

End of the 9 Day 8 Night Tanzania Northern Circuit Safari

Number of clients123456 and above
Price per person in USD2,7302,7302,6602,5902,5902,450

Price includes:

  • Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro airport transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room or a tent with 1 or 2 separate beds)
  • Activities as indicated unless listed as an option
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of Professional English-speaking driver-guide
  • Game drives in Land Cruiser with a pop-up or flip-flop rooftops and guarantee of a window seat
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari


Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and travelers insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide
  • Extra activities
  • Any imposed tax/fee which is out of our jurisdiction.