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8 Days Safari to Southern Circuit

8 Days Safari to Southern Circuit

8 Days Safari to Southern Circuit

All our 8-day Africa wildlife safaris and tours, have been designed to give you more time in the Serengeti National Park and specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or tours. It specifically includes the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while attempting to keep your non game-viewing travel time to a minimum.

This unforgettable Africa safari packages will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions. This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. It will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals. Finally, your safari will also take you to the Tarangire National Park, which once again features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.

The travel itinerary below, is a suggested or sample safari itinerary – it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences or to any seasonal changes and migratory animal movements. As with all our Tanzanian safaris, we have offered you a variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari costs – in order to offer you – the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed information.

What you will see
Rhino
54%
Lion
60%
Giraffe
72%
zebra
75%
warthog
66%
elephant
90%
buffalo
65%
leopard
87%
wildebeest
50%
1

Day 1: Drive from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve for a game drive

Non game-viewing travel time:
218.6

On your first day of the safari you will be picked from your hotel or Airport in Dar es Salaam and start your safari to the Selous Game Reserve. It is quite far and you will have picnic lunch stop en route late afternoon arriving in Selous. Then proceed with evening game drive as you drive towards the lodge/tented camp. Dinner and Overnight will be at Camp in the nearby area at Rufiji River.

2

Arusha National Park to Arusha Town

Have a morning game drive in Arusha National Park. Have lunch at the park in the afternoon and continue with the game drive before heading out of the Park in the late afternoon. We will head out of the park and proceed to Arusha Town. Have dinner and overnight stay at hotel/lodge in Arusha.
3

Full Day Game Drive In Selou

Go for a full day game drive searching for elephants, rhinos, reedbuck, warthog, spotted hyena ,lion, leopard Nyasaland gnu, sable antelope, eland, hartebeest, zebras, giraffe, and kudu. Break for lunch and proceed with game viewing till evening. Drive to the campsite/hotel for overnight stay.

4

Game View And Canoeing Along Rufiji River

Have a boat safari in the river spotting hippos and crocodiles while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Break for lunch and continue with game viewing looking for different bird species. In the evening, return to the hotel for accommodations.

5

Drive from Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti for a Game drive

1h 56min
113.0 km

You will begin your morning after breakfast by proceeding to Serengeti National Park from Ngorongoro Crater with picnic lunch boxes continued by an en-route game drive in the park. Return dusty for dinner and overnight at the Seronera campsite.

6

Enjoying Full Day Game viewing in Serengeti

Have a morning game viewing and enjoy the beauty of Serengeti Plain. Have a full day game drive in endless vast plains of Serengeti National park. After Lunch you proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park. Your dinner will be served at your lodge and overnight stay at the lodge.

 

7

Half day game drive in Serengeti and then later drive to Arusha

2h 44min
154.1 km

In the morning after breakfast, you will have a half day game drive in Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch box. Have the encounter of the great migration of the Wildebeest in Serengeti. Have lunch enroute and then drive back to Arusha. Dinner and accommodation will be in your booked hotel in Arusha city.

8

Transfer from Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport

1h 20min
51.8 km

Have breakfast early in the morning in a hotel in Arusha. Depending on your departure time you will be transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for a flight back home.

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Prices

Nº of pax Rate per pax
1 pax
2 pax
3 pax
4 pax
5 pax
6+ pax

Pricing terms

Prices includes

  • Transport from arrival point to Moshi
  • Transport from Moshi to Departure point
  • Accommodation before climb bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation after climb on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 person sharing tent/huts on the mountain
  • All Park fees on Kilimanjaro
  • Rescue fees on the mountain (by car)
  • 3 meals daily on the mountain
  • Sleeping and dining tents (all camping gears)
  • Guide and porters
  • Cooks and waiters
  • First aid kit
  • Service of mountain guide
  • Transportation to the mountain
  • Transportation from the mountain
  • All government taxes
  • Oximeter on the mountain

Prices excludes

  • Extras at the lodges i.e. telephone, laundry etc.
  • Drinks rather than water
  • International flight
  • Tips to mountain Crews
  • Dinner on the first and last days in Moshi hotel
  • Personal gears like sleeping bags, hiking poles etc.
  • French/Spanish/Italian/German speaking guides – they are available
  • Private portable toilet (available for $80) it will need toilet porter for $10 per day
  • And all not listed above

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