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7 days Tarangire, Kondoa Irangi, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

7 days Tarangire, Kondoa Irangi, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

After an overnight stay in Arusha our journey shall start as we will get to explore the National Parks of the Northern Tanzanian Circuit. We shall begin at Tarangire National Park as you have a view of the early morning Kilimanjaro Summit on your way. Upon arrival at Tarangire, you will see large herds of elephants, buffalos, wildebeests, zebras, lions, leopards, warthogs and do bird watching at the Tarangire River. Overnight shall be at Babati. Upon sunrise we shall head to Kondoa Irangi (these are ancient historical sites where you will find ancient rock paintings on rock shelters dating back to 50,000 years ago that depict elongated people, animals and hunting scenes) and you will overnight shall be at Karatu. Early in the morning our whole day journey begins towards Serengeti National Park (390km away), on early sunrise we shall begin a full game drive of Serengeti (largest park in Tanzania covering 14,500km and here you will look out for the famous wildebeest migration which is one of the wonders of the world and also get to see large prides of lions, elephants, zebras and buffalos. Bird watching will be done by the banks of the Seronera River as well as photography). Our journey continues the next day towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area (largest crater in Africa covering 6,475km and home to large herds of zebras, wildebeests, warthogs as well as the “Big Five” which are leopards, rhinos, buffalos, elephants and lions), the overnight shall be at Karatu. Our journey ends the next day as we head back to Arusha for departure.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO KILIMANJARO

What to do:

  • Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

  • Meet your local driver and transfer to Arusha.

  • Check in at Tulia Hotel for overnight.

  • Meal plan: bed and breakfast.

DAY 2: ARUSHA – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

What to do:

  • Pick up from your hotel at 7am and start driving to Tarangire.

  • Distance 130km (approximately 2 hours drive).

  • Park entry clearance and proceed with game drive.

  • Enjoy the scattered baobab trees.

  • This park is home for elephants, big herds of buffalos, zebras, wildebeests, lions, leopards, warthogs, ostrichs and many species of birds.

  • Lunch at the picnic site.

  • Enjoy spectacular view of Tarangire river on the picnic site.

  • Later drive to Babati for overnight at local hotels.

  • Meal plan: dinner.

DAY 3 : BABATI – KONDOA

What to do:

  • Morning breakfast at 6am.

  • Meet your driver and start driving to Kondoa.

  • Meet your local guide and proceed to Kondoa Irangi.

  • This is one of the man made old rock painting believed to be painting over 50.000 years ago.

  • Get time to learn a lot on this historical site.

  • Stop for lunch at Kondoa.

  • Then start driving slowly to Karatu for overnight.

  • Check in at Farm of Dream lodge.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 4 : KARATU – SERENGETI

What to do:

  • Pick up at hotel at 7am and start driving to Serengeti.

  • Enjoy game en route.

  • You will come across elephants, lions, wildebeest, giraffes, dikdik, buffalos.

  • Make game drive to Serengeti while searching for migration.

  • Overnight at Domel Wilderness camp.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 5: FULL DAY SERENGETI

What to do:

  • Morning coffee as from 6am.

  • Pick up your packed breakfast and lunch at leave for full day game drive Serengeti at this endless plain.

  • This is the best time to see wildebeests and zebras with their young cabs.

  • Stop for lunch at picnic site.

  • Continue with game drive until late evening to drive back to the lodge.

  • Check in at Domel Wildness camp.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 6: SERENGETI – NGORONGORO

What to do:

  • Morning coffee at 5.30am.

  • Pick your staffs and start driving to Ngorongoro at 6am with packed lunch box and breakfast.

  • Enjoy game en route.

  • Proceed to Ngorongoro for half day Crater tour.

  • This is best time to see zebras, wildebeests, lions and beautiful scenery of Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Start driving back to Karatu for overnight at Farm of Dream lodge.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 7: KARATU – NAIROBI

  • Morning breakfast as from 7am.

  • Start driving to Arusha for afternoon shuttle to Nairobi.

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