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Explore Tanzania’s ‘Northern Circuit’ on
this extraordinarily good value tour of the
country’s most renowned wildlife reserves.
Visit the huge plains of the central and
western Serengeti, the open grasslands of the
Great Rift Valley and the strikingly beautiful
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Evening flight from London (regional
connections available) to Arusha, via Nairobi. (N)
Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport where you will
be met by a tour representative and transferred to the Arusha Serena Resort for
an overnight stay. (D)
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 tree-climbing lions and huge flocks of
migratory pink flamingos. (B, L, D)
Take a morning safari drive around Lake
Manyara before heading to the Ngorongoro
Crater, where the fertile volcanic soil often
results in huge wildlife numbers that cannot
be sustained elsewhere. Stay 2 nights at
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Descend into the crater and spend a full day
exploring the woodlands, lakes and plains
of the crater floor. Rare black rhinos, lions,
elephants, hyenas, wildebeests, buffaloes,
hippos, ostriches and flamingos are just some
of the more than 25,000 residents here. (B, L, D)
Drive to the Olduvai Gorge, which features
some of the earliest human remains ever
discovered. Then continue to the Serengeti
National Park, one of Africa’s best known safari
destinations. Its vast rolling plains are home
to an abundance of lions, leopards, cheetahs
and other safari animals, even outside of the
migration months. Stay 2 nights at Serengeti
Serena Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon safari drives in
Serengeti National Park, including visits to hippo-filled pools in the Seronera Valley,
forests frequented by leopards and colobus
monkeys, kopjes coveted by lazing lions and
rivers where clusters of life congregate to
drink. In the evening you may have time to join
an optional guided nature walk. (B, L, D)
Take a safari drive to the western Serengeti
for a slightly different perspective of what this
magical park has to offer. Stay overnight at the
luxurious Kirawira Serena Camp. (B, L, D)
Join one final safari drive before your
afternoon transfer to the Grumeti Airstrip for
a flight to Arusha. Overnight at the Arusha
Serena Resort. (B, L)
Fly to London via Nairobi. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based on a 7- or 9-seater 4x4
pop-up roof safari vehicle in which each
passenger has a window seat. A 4x4 vehicle
will be provided for those taking the tour on a
private basis and you will be accompanied by
an expert driver-guide.
Dates from March to August are traditionally those
which offer wildebeest migration encounters
in either of the Serengeti regions visited on this
tour. Wildlife movements can and will vary, and
migration sightings can never be guaranteed.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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HIZ2020: 8 Nights
Seeing so many animals in their natural surroundings and our guides ability to spot wildlife and his knowledge of the animals and plants we saw. The private journey was well worth the extra cost because our guide got to know what we wanted to see and did his best to find the things that were most interesting to us. Mrs Christine Crouch
The Ngorongoro Crater was once a gigantic volcano, perhaps taller than Kilimanjaro. Today...
The Serengeti is the most famous of Tanzania’s national parks. The name is derived from the Masai word ‘siringet’...