- See all varieties of flora and fauna
- Maasai cultural Activities
- Big five Animals
- Stunning scenery and African wildlife
On the safari, your guide is your tracker, teacher, translator and friend. Northern Masailand Safaris’ competent and knowledgeable guides are key to a fantastic safari experience. Our guides were all born and raised in Tanzania and are trained naturalists, environmentalists and unparalleled game spotters. Having lived a lifetime in Tanzania, they are passionate about sharing the land they know and love.
Depart at 8h30 to Arusha National Park Safari, 1 hour drive to Arusha Park, registration formalities and enter the National Park, en-route game drive in Arusha National Park, visit 7 adjacent lakes, Ngrudoto Crater, and possibly have excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro if sky is clear and Mount Meru. you will spot Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebras, Waterbuck, Black and White Colobus monkeys and many more animals. Afternoon transfer to your hotel.
Transfer at 08h30am, Arusha to Lake Manyara Park Safari (or Tarangire National Park from June to November).
2 hours drive to Manyara Park or Tarangire National Park, registration formalities and enter the National Park, en-route game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Lake Manyara National Park
Size: 330 sq km (127 sq miles), of which up to 200 sq km (77 sq miles) is lake when water levels are high. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. Stretching for 50km along the base of the 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment. A narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara’s legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants.
After early breakfast, drive to Lake Eyasi. Activities during Lake Eyasi visits include accompanying hunters while they hunt bush meat, learning to make jewelry with the women, watching the production of traditional weapons and instruments, and learning the Hadzabe’s click language. Walk with guides to the shores of Lake Eyasi to learn about the history of the area
Lake Eyasi Tribes: The Hadzabe are one of two remaining hunter-gatherer tribes remaining in Tanzania. There are approximately 1500 families left in this tribe, and their numbers are decreasing. All visitors are accompanied by a local guide who has been approved by the tribe. Activities during Lake Eyasi visits include accompanying hunters while they hunt bush meat, learning to make jewelry with the women, watching the production of traditional weapons and instruments, and learning the Hadzabe’s click language. Walk with guides to the shores of Lake Eyasi to learn about the history of the area.
After breakfast, depart at 08.30 AM, drive 45 minutes, enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, have a first glance of a fantastic view of the Ngorongoro Crater at the crater rim view site, continue descent onto the crater floor, game drive on the crater floor. This is the only Park where, Black Rhino could be spotted. Packed lunch at a picnic site, and continue game drive until late afternoon. You are allowed in the crater for a maximum of 6 hours.
Note: The park gate on the crater rim ascent closes at 6 pm sharp.
Ngorongoro Crater at 2286m is the largest unbroken caldera in the World. The jewel in Ngorongoro crown is a deep volcanic crater, about 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms in area. Two thousand feet below the rim. The crater floor is dotted with watering holes and shelters almost 30,000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the walls of the volcano. This is only park where the black rhino could be spotted, famous too for many of Africa’s most spectacular game.
AM transfer to Lake Ndutu Area, game drive to possibly see the Migration. After breakfast, transfer to Lake Ndutu Area, game drive in the park North/West/or East Serengeti Area ( from June to November, to possibly see the Wildebeest Migration )
Serengeti Size: 14,763 sq km (5,700 sq miles).
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti, game drive en route into the Serengeti National Park or Ndutu Area, Golden-manned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat.
Game drive of in the morning and afternoon with either packed lunch or lunch at the lodge.
Serengeti: Tanzania’s oldest and most popular National park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th worldwide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual 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.
Hot Air Serengeti Balloon Safari: Option available at extra cost.
After an early wake-up call 4.30 am, meet at the common area where light tea/ coffee served and the Serengeti Balloon Safari will drive you to Where their Balloon takes off, Do an early Serengeti Balloon ride over the Serengeti Plains and land in the bush for breakfast served with champagne and later continue of game drive in Serengeti with your safari driver.
Full day game drive or AM and PM game drive, depending how close the animals are to your camp.
The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates Tanzania’s greatest park. Golden-maned lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the southeastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat.
After breakfast, enjoy a game drive in the Serengeti Park, and continue your road transfer to Arusha. A World Heritage Site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle.
Arrival Arusha about 14.30 pm.
Optional for extra cost: Festive Season Supplement.
- 7 nights camping accommodation
- Meals: Full Board – Breakfast, Hot Lunch or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari
- All Transfers and Transport, Park Fees, Camping Accommodation
- Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description
- Services of a Safari Driver/ Guide & Safari Cook
- Pick up and drop off at the airport
- Items of a Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratitude’s to Safari Staff
- International air fares
- Any required Visas
- Travel Insurance