Explore Tanzania’s northern circuit on this special, excellent value tour of the country’s most famous wildlife reserves. Visit the huge plains of the Serengeti, the open grasslands of the Great Rift Valley and the strikingly beautiful Ngorongoro Crater, home to an estimated 30,000 animals.
Day 1: Fly to Arusha via Nairobi
Evening flight from London (regional connections available) to Arusha, via Nairobi, with Kenya Airways. (D)
Day 2: Arusha
Arrive and transfer to the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel for 1 night. (D)
Day 3: Lake Manyara
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park and stay 1 night at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Afternoon safari drive in the park, known for its elusive treeclimbing lions and huge flocks of migratory pink flamingoes. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Morning safari drive around Lake Manyara then drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Stay 2 nights at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Descend into the crater for a wildlife drive in a 4×4 vehicle and a picnic lunch. (B, L, D)
Day 6: Serengeti National Park (central) via Olduvai gorge
Drive to central Serengeti, stopping en route at the Olduvai gorge, which features the remains of the earliest human beings, discovered in the early 20th century by the Leakeys. Stay 2 nights at Serengeti Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 7: Serengeti National Park (central)
Morning and afternoon safari drives in Serengeti National Park, known for its cheetahs, leopards, lions and great wildebeest migration. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Serengeti National Park (west)
Safari drive to the western Serengeti and stay 1 night at Kirawira Serena Camp. (B, L, D)
Day 9: Fly to Arusha
Morning safari drive. Afternoon transfer to the airstrip and fly to Arusha. Day room at the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel. (B)
Day 10: Fly to London via Nairobi
Early morning flight to London via Nairobi with Kenya Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based on a 7- or 9-seater 4×4 pop-up roof safari vehicle in which each passenger has a window seat. A 4×4 vehicle will be provided for those taking the tour on a private basis and you will be accompanied by an expert driver-guide.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please contact us for further details.
Single Person Supplement
A single person supplement is offered on this tour, please ask for specific prices.
What is included?
- International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
- UK departure and overseas airport taxes (except where taxes can only be paid locally)
- Accommodation, itinerary and meal basis as described
- Local transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
- Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
- ATOL and ABTA protection for your financial security
- RB Collection ‘VIP Experience’ service
From £3145 per person
This is a great-value bespoke tour covering all the first-time highlights in Tanzania, with practical tented camps offering an authentic experience. The focus is on seeing some of the most popular areas for game viewing.