8 Days Safari – Northern Tanzania

8 Days Safari – Northern Tanzania

Karibu Tanzania, pack your baggage and join this exciting 8 -day safari holiday in Tanzania! During this safari, you will go on extensive game drives in Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi; you will have the opportunity to spot wildlife in their natural habitat and explore the magnificent Tanzanian national parks while exploring the daily life and culture for Hadzabe and Datoga tribes8days safari - northern Tanzania, also you will taste and sense spirits of highest mountain in Africa through a day hike in beautiful montane forest.

 Day 1:To Mandara hut 2227m
Today after breakfast we will drive from Moshi to Marangu gate(1980m) in Kilimanjaro national park and hike to Mandara hut ( 2227m) about 16km round trip. You will explore and enjoy Kilimanjaro rain forest and see a  lot of Kilimanjaro fauna and flora, After picnic lunch at Mandara hut you will hike for 30minutes round trip to Maundi crater for Kibo peak , Mawenzi peak, Kenyan side and lake Chala view. Later you will descend to Marangu gate sign out and we will drive you back to your hotel in Moshi for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: To Tarangire national park

Early today we will start driving from our hotel in Moshi/ Arusha to Tarangire national park for game drive until afternoon were we will break for the picnic lunch. After lunch we will continue with the game drive until evening and drive to our lodge/ campsite for dinner and overnight

Tarangire national park is referred as playground of Elephant but also known as home of Buffalo, Lions, Wildebeests, Zebra, and Gazelle in dry season. Also along the shore of lake Barungi attract a lot of mammals for water and various bird species like Kingfisher, Hoopoes and White Bellied bird, Tarangire noted for rolling Savannah, acacia woodland, and splendid baobab.

Day 3: To Serengeti national park

Today after breakfast we start long driving to Serengeti national park, we will break for picnic lunch at Naabi gate before enter to Serengeti national park and do evening game drive, Heading to our lodge/campsite at center of Serengeti for dinner  and overnight.

Day 4: Full game drive at Serengeti national park

Today we have fully day in most beautiful park in the world after breakfast we will start our game drive and late afternoon we will stop for picnic lunch continue with game drive before back to our lodge/ campsite for diner and overnight.

Serengeti is really special sights, sound, and smell of Africa with stunning scenery, ever changing light and entertaining wildlife. In this park the animal don’t work to any schedule so we may find Lions, Leopard, Elephant, Zebra, Cheetah, Antelope, Gazelle, Hippos and many species of birds and reptiles during our game drive.

Day 5: To Ngorongoro crater rim/Karatu

For those who have booked for hot air Balloon safaris today you will be picked from Lodge/campsite at 5:00am for 6:00am departures.  After your 90 minutes aerial adventure bush breakfast and champagne, you will continue with a short game drive back to our lodge/camp for brunch, pack your stuff and drive you to Ngorongoro crater rim/Karatu for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Full day game drive in Ngorongoro crater

Today after breakfast we will drive descending to Ngorongoro crater often referred to as wonder of world. You will do a game drive break for picnic lunch and late evening ascend from crater and drive to your lodge/campsite in Karatu for dinner and overnight.

This is World largest caldera fully of grassland, forest and swamp, a setting of jaw-dropping beauty. The permanent water of crater floor supports a resident population of more than 25,000 large mammals. Here you will find many of reason you chose to do Safaris in Tanzania. Lions, Water buck, Hippo Baboons, Black Rhino, leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Buffalo, Warthog, Gazelle and many more are shelter here.

Maasai are sharing the awesome space with animals, their cattle in an area which has been a separate conservation area since 1956 and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1978. This harmonious co-habitation of Man and beast makes Ngorongoro unique in the world.

Day 7: To lake Eyasi and drive back to Moshi

Today early in the morning we will start driving to lake Eyasi to visit Hadzabe and Datoga tribe and join them in their daily activities.

Hadzabe Tribe 
Take a journey into the “Gods must be crazy” movie. The Hadzabe tribe of Tanzania is the last true nomads of Africa, this tribe is one of the earliest humans’ inhabitants of Ngorongoro area, they believed to have lived in the area over 10,000 years and currently live near Lake Eyasi, they speak click language and they are not warrior tribes. You will join the men as they hunt for their daily subsidence using traditional bow and arrows, or join the women as they forage for fruits and berries. This is not a show or a “tourist put on”. This is the real true African cultural experience.

Day 8: To Materuni Village:

After breakfast we will drive to the village situated on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro produce your own cup of coffee from tree to cup. This lush rain forest region is known for producing some of the best coffee in East Africa. You will visit coffee farm and learn about how coffee is grown, harvested and processed locally. Try your own hand at processing, roasting and preparing a fresh cup of coffee in Local Chagga way. once you have finished with enjoying coffee cup you will depart crossing villages about 45 minutes to Materuni water falls (80meters higher), along the way you will talk with local people and your guide will show you some local herbs and teaching you the customs and traditions of Chagga tribes whose dominate the Kilimanjaro regions. At the water falls you will be able to swimming and enjoy the green scenery and massive flowing water fresh from Kilimanjaro.  After you will back to your vehicles ready to drive to Moshi in your hotel for dinner and overnight.