Northern Tanzania Highlights

Lion pride on the Serengeti :: Good Earth Tours & Safaris

ITINERARY #2 : 8 Day Northern Tanzania Highlights

Day 1 : Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

You will be met upon your arrival in JRO; and transfer to Hotel in Arusha.
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Camping: Green Mountain Hotel
Value & Value Plus: Planet Lodge
Premier: Arumeru River Lodge

Bull elephant :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 2 : Arusha & Tarangire

After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch; the park is renowned for its large elephant population. Game drives in the park.
Estimated driving time: 2.5 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below for B, L, D
Camping: Adventure Camping at Zion Campsite
Value: Sangaiwe Tented Camp
Value Plus: Tarangire Safari Lodge
Premier: Maramboi Tented Camp

Day 3 : Tarangire & Ngorongoro

Another game drive safari in Tarangire; then later in the day, drive to overnight in Ngorongoro.
Estimated driving time: 2 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below for B, L, D
Camping: Adventure Camping at Simba Campsite
Value: Rhino Lodge
Value Plus: NgorongoroSopa Lodge
Premier: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 4 : Ngorongoro & Serengeti

Descend into Ngorongoro Crater for game drives in the crater, exploring the short-grass plains of the crater floor. This extinct volcano embraces 100 square miles alive with lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo and much more game. Later in the day, drive to overnight in the Serengeti.
Estimated driving time: 3 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below for B, L, D
Camping: Adventure Camping at Seronera Campsite
Value: Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus: Mbugani Camp
Premier: Serengeti Serena Lodge

Male lion with game carcass :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 5 : Serengeti

Game drives safari in the Serengeti exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of the large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: Same as Day 4 for B, L, D

Day 6 : Serengeti (North and West or South)

Game drives safari in the Serengeti exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of the large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: In mid Dec to March we stay at Ndutu, April to June we stay in West Serengeti and July to November we stay in North Serengeti. Ask us for different accommodation options in each of these areas, and B, L, D

Day 7 : Serengeti & Lake Manyara

After breakfast another game drive in Serengeti, then drive to overnight in Lake Manyara with an optional visit to a Maasai Village and/or Olduvai Gorge at an extra cost.
Estimated driving time: 5.5 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See option below for B, L, D
Camping: Adventure Camping at Twiga, Jambo or Sunbright Campsite
Value: Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp
Value Plus: Isoitok Camp
Premier: Manyara Serena Lodge

Antelope :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 8 : Lake Manyara (Safari or Cultural tour), Arusha (day room), Kilimanjaro & Departure

Morning game drive safari in Lake Manyara Park. The park is home to colorful birds, elephants, zebras, giraffe, hippos, antelopes and other animals.
Alternative (instead of game drive safari in Manyara): After breakfast, we drive to nearby Mto wa Mbu area (4+ miles from Manyara Park’s gate) to do an approximately two hour cultural tour which will include visiting banana or rice plantations as well as a walking safari with traditional healers who will explain the medicinal values of the indigenous plants.

We will drive back to Arusha for a day room to freshen up before proceeding to JRO airport for your evening and night flight back home.
Estimated driving time: 2 hrs to Arusha, plus 50 minutes to JRO
Activities: Game drives or Cultural Tours
Accommodation & MealsPlanet Lodge (day room with check out no later than 6:00 PM) ~ B, L



Accommodation Level
Prices per person ~ double occupancy Single Room Supplement Fee
2017 2018
Premier $ 3,710 $ 3,830 $ 450/person
Value Plus $ 3,280 $ 3,390 $ 330/person
Value $ 3,060 $ 3,170 $ 290/person
Adventure Camping $ 2,565 $ 2,655 $ 70/person
Note:
-Prices quoted above are based on maximum 4 people in the vehicle.
-Private safari will cost $150/person more (For the entire trip)
-For a group of three or more, please contact us for special rate
-For April ~ May; November to early December prices, contact us for low season discount; which will be applicable to Value level and up

Price includes:

  • Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro airport transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room with 1 or 2 separate beds. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking.)
  • Activities as indicated
  • 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 Rover or Land Cruiser with pop-up or flip-flop roof tops and guarantee of a window seat
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 4 passengers in the safari vehicles

Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide

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