Northern Circuit Safari 

 
 
Northern Circuit Overview 

This 7 -day Northern Circuit Safari is a classic Tanzanian trip. We will take you to the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and Lake Manyara. We set out from Arusha and bring you and your party back to Arusha near the Kilimanjaro International Airport. With this package we can additionally take you to Tanzania's coast. 

Day 1 
Arusha to Ngorongoro  

The tour starts with lunch in Arusha's downtown district around noon. By 14:00 we should be loaded and start our journey to the Ngorongoro Crater National Park Area. Once we arrive we will take your party to your previously decided upon hotel accomidations or camping site where we will have dinner. 

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On Day 2 you will decent over 600 meters into the vast Ngorongoro Crater to its floor for a morning game drive. We will show you the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants. We will also show you the lake area where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where lions commonly hunt for food. 

The morning tour will end with lunch back at the lodge. next we will make our way to the Serengeti National Park. Will will make our way towards the Lobo on the Northern part of the Serengeti where we will have dinner at the Lodge you chose at the Serengeti. 

Day 2
Ngorongoro to Serengeti   

We will spend this day on the northern portions of the Serengeti searching for wildlife. Common sights include great herds of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and maybe a pride of lions lounging in the shade. 

We will return to the lodge for lunch before departing toward the central portion of the Serengeti where we will have dinner and stay the night. 

Day 3
Serengeti Safari Day 
Day 4
Safari to the Southern Serengeti  

Early this morning we will start with a game drive in the southern Serengeti followed by lunch at the lodge. After lunch we will drive to the Ndutu game viewing area at the border of the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. We will end the day with dinner and lodging at the Ndutu Safari Lodge in the southern Serengeti. 

Day 5
Serengeti Safari Day 

We will spend this day on the northern portions of the Serengeti searching for wildlife. Common sights include great herds of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and maybe a pride of lions lounging in the shade. 

We will return to the lodge for lunch before departing for the southern portions of the Serengeti.

Day 6
Manyara National Park  

This day will start with an early breakfast follwed by a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Here we often see hippos, monkeys, a wide variety of birdlife including flamingos, and lions who climb trees.

Day 7
Maasai Experience 
This day is dedicated to meeting and interacting with the local native tribe, the Maasai. The activities include: 
1. Maasai boma activities:
    - Learn house Maasai build a house with                        example 
     -Learn their family values 
     -Learn about their culinary tradition
     -Learn how they make a natural bed 
3. Speer throwing, and traditional Maasai games 
4. Sacrificial Goat Ceremony 
5. Fire making
     -traditional story telling 
6. Traditional Maasai Dancing Lesson 
7. Walking Maasai bird safari 
8. Night Activities 
     -Cook Maasai African Food 
     -Milking the cow and goat 
9. Additional activities: 
     -Bow and Arrow lessons
     -Witch doctor activities: local medicine, making        the  rain fall, and community slaughter of the            cow