Tanzania Classic North Safari


8 Days


2x - Lodge
1x - Hotel
4x - Camp


The well-established ‘Classic North” safari of Tanzania offers some of the world’s most diverse safari experiences, consisting of National Parks, game reserves, conservation areas and private concessions. Among these are the world-famous and iconic Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, and of course their less well-known neighbors, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park

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Tour Plan

Day 1 Arrival, transfer to Kibo Palace Hotel

Upon arrival at JRO, our driver/guide will pick us up and drive us to the hotel/lodge for dinner and our overnight stay and for a pre-safari briefing.

Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel

Meal Plan: D B

Day 2 Drive to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast we leave Arusha and drive south to Tarangire National Park with a game drive en-route with packed lunch. Tarangire National park offers a unique experience to capture species such as the tree-climbing lions, wildbeests, elephants, impalas and leopards among other wildlife species. Dinner and the overnight stay will be at camp.

Accommodation: Sangaiwe Tented Camp

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 3 Drive to Manyara National Park

After breakfast we leave with packed lunch for Manyara National Park. This National Park is on the shores of a beautiful lake, tucked below the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Referred to also as ‘Old Hunter’s Paradise’ it is home to the legendary tree climbing lions. On the Lakeshore we find herds of hippos, thousands of flamingoes and other water birds. After lunch we drive to Karatu Town. Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari lodge.

Accommodation: Bougainvillea Safari lodge

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 4 Drive via Olduvai Gorge to Serengeti

After breakfast we drive to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch via Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man’s earliest known ancestral remains. We have an afternoon game drive in the endless plains of the Serengeti for a chance to see the great herds of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles or a pride of lions lounging in the shade.

Accommodation: Serengeti Acacia camp

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 5 Serengeti Gamedrives

The day starts early in the morning with a game drive in the “endless plains” the Maasai name for Serengeti. Our dreams of watching lions hunt wildebeests and gazelles may become a reality. We can opt for a full day game drive with packed lunch or return to the camp for lunch. Both options give us a good opportunity to explore the Park on which Grzimek based his famous documentary on “The Serengeti Shall Not Die”. Dinner and the overnight stay will be at Camp.

Accommodation: Central Acacia Camp

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 6 Drive to Ngorongoro

After an early morning game drive, we return to the Camp for a late breakfast and then depart to Ngorongoro Highlands. We have a picnic lunch on the way under the acacia tree or on a picnic site, then continue driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is definitely one of the natural Wonders of the World, known for all game one expects to see in East Africa.

Accommodation: Lions Paw Camp

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 7 Crater Tour Game drives

After an early breakfast we descend to the crater floor for a game drive. We have plenty of time to watch the rich wildlife ranging from elephants, rhinos to predators such as lions, hippos and plains game and hundreds of bird species as we explore the vast, 20km in diameter caldera. Other wildlife here includes serval cat, cheetah, jackal, Grant's and Thompson's gazelle, flamingo and bat-eared foxes. At a scenic lake we stop for lunch and carefully open our lunch boxes as we protect them from the black kites. In the afternoon, we climb back up the steep crater walls in 4x4 vehicles for dinner and our overnight stay at the Lodge/camp.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Retreat

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 8 Return to Arusha

After breakfast we drive back to Arusha with optional lunch before we proceed to the airport for the evening departure.


  • Meal plan as specified –BB (bed and Breakfast), HB (Half board; breakfast and dinner), FB (Full board; breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the hotels
  • Airport transfers and safari on 4x4 vehicles
  • English speaking driver guides and unlimited game drives
  • Park entry fees
  • Crater Access fee
  • Olduvai fees


  • International arrival and departure
  • Drinks in hotels and lodges/ telephone/ laundry/visa fees/ tips


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