The Complete Africa Safari Tour
- Classic Game Drive Safari
- Admire millions of Lesser Flamingos at Lake Natron
- Get the chance to spot the Big 5 in the Ngorongoro Crater
- Endless plains and an abundance of wildlife in Serengeti National Park
- Optional activity: Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Serengeti
Classic Game Drive Safari
Explore the best of the National Parks which the Northern Circuit of Tanzania has to offer!
During this tour, you will visit all our Africa Safari accommodations, which are all located very near to the famous national parks. Enjoy the unique beauty of each location. Our guide will be ready to tell you everything you wish to know about Tanzania´s nature, culture and wildlife.
- Day 1: Pick-up from the airport or in Arusha, the tourism capital of Tanzania. Overnight at Africa Safari Arusha
- Day 2: Road trip to Lake Natron – visit the Ngare Sero Waterfalls. Overnight at Africa Safari Lake Natron
- Day 3: Flamingo Lake Walk at Lake Natron – Road trip to Ololosokwan.Overnight at Africa Safari Maasai Boma
- Day 4: Full Day Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Pololeti Game Reserve. Overnight at Africa Safari Maasai Boma
- Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park. Overnight at Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
- Day 6: Full Day Game Drive Serengeti National Park. Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari – Overnight at Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
- Day 7: Full Day Game Drive Serengeti National Park. Overnight at Africa Safari South Serengeti
- Day 8: Full Day Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight at Africa Safari Karatu
- Day 9: Full Day Game Drive Lake Manyara National Park. Overnight at Africa Safari Rift Valley
- Day 10: Full Day Game Drive Tarangire National Park. Overnight at Africa Safari Lake Manyara
- Day 11: Transfer from Africa Safari Lake Manyara to the airport
Let the safari adventure begin!
After we have picked you up from the airport, you will spend the night at Africa Safari Arusha. Arusha is the tourism capital of Tanzania and the perfect place to start your safari adventure. Tomorrow, your safari journey will begin, and Tanzania’s stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife will unveil themselves in all their glory.
Explore the raw beauty of the surroundings of Lake Natron
Enjoy a road trip to Lake Natron and a hike up to the Ngare Sero waterfalls, where you will get the chance to take a refreshing swim. Stay overnight in Africa Safari Lake Natron. Unwind in the cozy ambiance, surrounded by breathtaking views of the lake and the majestic Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, whose presence adds an otherworldly charm to the surroundings.
Lake Natron, the breeding spot for millions of Lesser Flamingos
Enjoy a Flamingo Walk and walk up to Lake Natron with a Maasai Guide, learn everything you need to know and admire the beauty of the surroundings. Get ready for a road trip through beautiful landscapes on your way to Africa Safari Maasai Boma, where you will spend the night. Experience the Maasai way of living in a comfortable way.
Explore the Pololeti Game Reserve
Much wildlife can be seen during a drive through the Pololeti Game Reserve, such as hunting lions, roaming elephants, grazing buffalo, running antelope and more. As the day draws to a close, you’ll return to the comfort of Africa Safari Maasai Boma, your home for another night. This unique accommodation, designed in the style of a traditional Maasai boma, offers a blend of authenticity and comfort. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the Maasai people, who have lived harmoniously with nature for generations.
Admire the endless plains of the Serengeti
Enjoy a full-day game drive in the world-famous Serengeti National Park. Keep your camera handy for the many wildlife and beautiful landscapes. Spend the night in Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma and get the feeling you are right in the middle of the National Park. Under the vast African sky, you’ll have the opportunity to reflect on the day’s adventures and admire the magnificence of the Serengeti.
Another game drive in the Serengeti!
Enjoy another full-day game drive in Serengeti National Park. For those seeking an extra dose of adventure, consider adding a Balloon Safari to your itinerary. Float gently above the Serengeti in a hot air balloon, taking in panoramic views of the sprawling plains and the magnificent wildlife below. An unforgettable experience you do not want to miss out on. Spent another night in Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma.
Because two days in the Serengeti is not enough…
Explore yet another game drive in the Serengeti while on your way to Africa Safari South Serengeti, where you will spend the night. Enjoy the tranquillity of this beautiful environment. With an additional day in this iconic wilderness, you have more time to immerse yourself in its vast landscapes and abundant wildlife.
Visit the 8th World Wonder and get the chance to spot the Big 5!
Nestled in the heart of northern Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is a natural wonder that captivates the imagination of travellers from around the world. This massive volcanic caldera, formed millions of years ago, is a testament to the awe-inspiring power of nature. Explore the Ngorongoro Crater with a full-day game drive in the world´s largest intact volcanic caldera. Overnight in Africa Safari Karatu, and enjoy the 180-degree views of the Ngorongoro Highlands.
Admire the beautiful environment and wildlife surrounded by Lake Manyara
Explore the large ecological variety of Lake Manyara National Park during a full-day game drive and get the chance to spot the unique famous tree-climbing lions. The park’s diverse habitats support a rich variety of wildlife. Spot herds of graceful elephants meandering through the grassy plains and elegant giraffes gracefully nibbling leaves from tall trees. Spend the night in Africa Safari Rift Valley, with the Great Rift Valley as your surroundings.
Baobab trees and the highest density of Elephant population found in Tanzania
Explore Tarangire National Park, the National Park that has the highest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti National Park and is also called the home of the elephants. Spend the night in Africa Safari Lake Manyara, where wildlife such as zebras and wildebeests roam around freely. Situated right next to Lake Manyara.
The end of your safari adventure
Your safari adventure has come to an end. Today your driver guide will bring you back to the airport, where you will leave Tanzania with a camera full of pictures and a mind full of unforgettable memories! From the inspiring wildlife encounters to the stunning landscapes and vibrant cultures, each photograph will serve as a reminder of the extraordinary experiences you’ve had and the natural wonders you’ve witnessed in Tanzania.
Africa Safari Arusha
If you are looking for an intimate lodge with lush green gardens and a swimming pool, then you have found the right place!
Africa Safari Arusha is an intimate lodge set in the village of Sakina, just outside Arusha’s city centre. The property accommodation consists of 8 Standard rooms and 8 Luxury rooms, surrounded by lush green gardens, a swimming pool with sun loungers, a half-open restaurant with a fireplace for the colder evenings, and a very unique tree bar.
Mount Meru is perfectly positioned as the lodge’s backdrop while views from the room balconies span beyond the bright city lights of Arusha to an array of mountainous countryside. As you transit to/from Africa Safari Arusha on an unpaved road through the Ngateu hills, there is no mistaking the very real sense of calm and culture.
Africa Safari Lake Natron
A luxury safari lodge, accessible to the Northern Circuit National parks
Africa Safari Lake Natron is a luxury safari lodge, located between the most important safari parks in northern Tanzania. It’s a perfect base for visiting the most important breeding site in the world for Lesser Flamingos or to discover the different salt and soda lakes.
We offer comfortable safari accommodations with an en-suite bathroom and a king-size bed or enjoy the ultimate glamping experience in our Glamping Safari Accommodation with a luxurious bathroom and a great spacious covered veranda.
We also offer a swimming pool, bar & restaurant, campfire, reception & an Information Desk for all your questions, excursions or last-minute Safari trips.
Africa Safari Maasai Boma
The best location to spot the annual “Wildebeest Migration”
Africa Safari Maasai Boma is a unique accommodation. Not only because of its ideal location, with Kenya’s Maasai Mara and situated between Lake Natron to the east, Serengeti National Park to the west and the Ngorongoro to its south, but also due to its design. As the accommodation’s name suggests, it is inspired by a traditional Maasai boma. Look around you and you’ll understand why; you’re in their midst. The circular earth houses with thatched roofs are simple, solid, basic yet comfortable. A spacious bedroom, decorated with traditional Maasai blankets and beadwork, furnished with a kingsize and a single bed, and a bathroom ensuite equipped with a European standard toilet and shower facilities. The village is called Ololosokwan and although not located in an official game reserve or national park, even here you will find game now and then. Wildlife does not know boundaries!
Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma
In the Serengeti ecosystem for travellers seeking an exclusive safari experience
Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma is a comfortable safari accommodation situated within the Serengeti Ecosystem and just 300 meters from the National Park border but inside the Tanzanian Wildlife Authority (TAWA) . Located between Serengeti Seronera, Grumeti and Ikorongo Game Reserves the location is perfect for exploring the Serengeti and all that is on offer in one of the country’s largest national parks.
The annual migration is at your doorstep for several months of the year. Being in such close proximity to the Grumeti river, Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma has a backyard full of animals. With spacious, comfortable lodgings and welcoming service, Africa Safari Serengeti Ikoma guarantees the finest combination of comfort and nature.
Africa Safari South Serengeti
Lake Ndutu – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Africa Safari South Serengeti is a comfortable accommodation, located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and offers easy access to the crater, while at the same time being on the south side of Lake Ndutu, which is in the Serengeti National Park. The best of both worlds! The nearby airstrip offers connections to the other major airstrips and airports. The area is famous for the calving season of the Great Migration, an absolute highlight of the annual wildebeest migration. The short rains in November and December provide nutritious pastures for the wildebeest, which stay in the area until the end of the long rains. Most calves are born in January and February. The open grassy plains offer them some safety, but these young wildebeest attract hungry predators, such as lions, leopards, cheetahs and hyenas. Between April and November, the south-eastern plains dry out, but there is still an abundance of game in the area. There are in fact two water sources, Lake Masek and Lake Ndutu, where many wild animals come to drink. The 12 accommodations (6 Safari Comfort and 6 Luxury Glamping) form two wings with a restaurant tent and a bar/lounge tent in the middle. The classic safari tents are fully furnished with locally made furniture and have an en suite bathroom. There are also 5 Safari Tents available, with a shared toilet and shower.
Africa Safari Karatu
Overviewing the Ngorongoro Highlands and Lake Eyasi
Africa Safari Karatu is a luxury safari lodge located on the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area became popular with early settlers and farmers because of its cool climate, green hills and beautiful views, with coffee being one of the most important crops. The rolling slopes of the extinct Ol Deani volcano are a striking feature of the landscape. The accommodation is located on top of a hill and offers a stunning view of the Northern Highlands, Lake Eyasi and its surroundings.
Due to the ideal location of Africa Safari Karatu, Lake Manyara National Park and the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater are easily accessible. Africa Safari Karatu has two types of Bungalow Rooms, the Safari Comfort Bungalows and Safari Luxury Bungalows, whereas the Safari Luxury Bungalow is 10 square metres bigger than the Safari Comfort Bungalow and has a comfortable sofa in the seating area. Offering you all the luxury you wish for before or after your safari! All bungalows have their own balcony with a 180-degree view. The restaurant, bar and swimming pool will add to the feeling of being home away-from-home.
Africa Safari Rift Valley
South from Lake Manyara National Park and West from Tarangire National Park with the famous Great Rift Valley as its surroundings
Africa Safari Rift Valley is located in the village Mayoka, on the south of Lake Manyara with the famous Great Rift Valley as its surrounding. It’s the perfect location to relax before or after visiting Tanzania’s northern National Parks, conveniently located between Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Africa Safari Rift Valley is a remote location and very quiet. At this location, we offer different tent categories, from Safari Luxury Accommodations to basic Safari Tents. The Safari Luxury Accommodations are complete with raised wooden deck, living room with a comfortable sofa and beautiful rustic wooden interior. Safari Comfort Accommodations are spacious and comfortable, with exterior canvas walls, a tarpaulin floor and a permanent bathroom. The swimming pool and restaurant is embedded in the surrounding landscape and offers a beautiful view of the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara.
The southern entrance of Lake Manyara National Park, Iyambi Gate, is only a short distance away, this national park has a variety of wildlife including the famous tree climbing lions. Lake Manyara National Park is a sanctuary for the hippo, giraffe, impala and zebra, and the lake of Manyara a magnet for birdlife. The west of Tarangire National Park, Sangaiwe Gate, is less than an hour drive away. Tarangire National Park is known for its high number of scenic baobab trees, and is home to the largest population of elephants in Northern Tanzania.
Africa Safari Lake Manyara
Located between the foothills of Ngorongoro crater and Lake Manyara
Africa Safari Lake Manyara is a luxury safari lodge, looking out over the lake and the Jangwani corridor and located between the foot of the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara.
You will enjoy a spacious complex with different accommodation types, like Premium Bungalows, Luxury Glamping Safari Accommodations, Safari Comfort Accommodations with en suite bathroom and 1 to 14 person Safari Tents.
We also offer a swimming pool with sun terrace, Lounge bar, Restaurant, Fitness & Massage Centre, Free WiFi, 24-hour reception and a Guest Relation Desk for all your questions, excursions or last-minute Safari trips.
The main breeding site for 2.5 million lesser flamingos
Shimmering amid the sun-scorched Kenyan border northeast of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this 58 km-long but just 50cm-deep alkaline lake should be on every adventurer’s itinerary. The drives from Mto wa Mbu or the northern Serengeti are remote, with a desolate, other-worldly beauty and an incomparable feeling of space and antiquity. The roads pass through untravelled Maasai land, with small bomas and big mountains often in view in a wild, cauterised landscape. From June to November at the lake itself, around two million flamingos gather – it’s one of East Africa’s most stirring wildlife spectacles. And close to the southern end of the lake, the views of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano are splendid.
Pololeti Game Reserve
The new Pololeti Game Reserve, is part of the Loliondo Game Controlled Area, now operating under the NCAA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority), an important area for breeding wildebeest, and a corridor for the animals coming from the Serengeti NP. Because wildlife knows no boundaries, you will find a wide variety of animals in the game reserve, such as hunting lions, roaming elephants, grazing buffalo, running antelope and more.
Serengeti National Park
The best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world
Endless plains and stunning savannah
With vast open plains and an abundance of wildlife as far as the eye can see, the Serengeti is a safari maker’s dreamland. As the park is so expansive, it is ideally recommended to spend several days exploring. Serengeti National Park spans across 14,763 square kilometres and is easily the largest and arguably most popular of the northern circuit National Parks. The Serengeti is host to the annual Wildebeest migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion, hippo and hyena are also frequently sighted throughout the Serengeti.
The world’s largest, inactive, intact and unfilled caldera
Is commonly referred to as the 8th wonder of the world
Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty that is the Ngorongoro Crater. As you stand at the viewpoint looking out over the crater, clouds hovering around the tip of the rim with the cool mountainous breeze in the air, there is no mistaking the divinity of mother nature. The Ngorongoro Crater is a world heritage site, the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and is commonly referred to as the 8th wonder of the world. Due to its natural borders, there is an abundance of wildlife throughout the conservation area which is home to the Big Five including the African Black Rhino as well as hyena, zebra and elephants to name a few. The Ngorongoro Crater is an absolute must on any northern circuit itinerary.
Lake Manyara National Park
Tree-climbing lions and over 400 species of birds
Large ecological variety in a small area
Lake Manyara National Park, an underestimated gem of the safari parks, offers a large ecological variety in a small area. The alkaline soda of the lake appeals to impressive numbers of birds thriving on its water. More than 400 species have been identified and one of the highlights are the thousands of strolling flamingo’s. From the entrance of the park, the road winds through a groundwater forest area where baboon troops can be seen hanging about on the roadside and in the trees. On the grassy banks of the lake the wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and the large buffalo can be seen grazing the day away. The mahogany and acacia trees are inhabited by the famous tree-climbing lions, if you’re lucky you might spot them lazing on a tree branch.
Tarangire National Park
Home of the elephants
The highest concentration of wildlife outside Serengeti
Tarangire National Park is a fun and easy park to explore. Wildlife is abundant and exposed due to the park’s more compact and open terrain making it easier to see wildlife both up close and from a distance. The park is only a short 2 hours drive from Arusha and in close proximity to Lake Manyara. It is 2850 square kilometres making it the sixth-largest park in Tanzania and offering the highest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti. Tarangire is known for its large herds of elephants, which can be viewed at close range. Other animals likely to be seen throughout Tarangire are; wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, gazelle, warthog, impala, python, lion, leopard and over 50 species of birds.
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- Classic Game Drive, exploring all the highlights of the Northern Circuit of Tanzania
- Can start any day
- Accommodation level: Comfort or Luxury
- Tour activity level: Light
- Game drives in 4×4 vehicle with pop-up roof
- All transfers
- 10 Nights in Africa Safari Accommodation
- Full board meal plan
- 7 Safari game drives
- All park fees included
- International flights
- Tourist Visa
- Tourism Development Levy + Village fee
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, drinks)
- Tips (not mandatory but greatly appreciated)
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