For a comprehensive tour of the main parks and features of the Northern Circuit this is an optimum package. Recovery from an international flight and travel fatigue is offered at Ndarakwai Ranch, a unique conservation program conceived and founded by Tanzanian conservationist Peter Jones. The ranch is set in 15000 acres of signature acacia woodland with a compacted tented camp and lodge with a variety of bush and wildlife activities on offer.
This will be followed by a quick transfer to Arusha Airport for a scheduled flight to Seronera Airport and the Serengeti National Park. Accommodation is provided by the Mbalageti Tented Camp which is one of a handful of similar camps in the park that offer a unique synthesis of comfort and proximity to wild nature.
From Serengeti we move south to the Crater Highlands, driving across the Serengeti Plains to the Ngorongoro Crater Reserve. Accommodation will be at the beautiful Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, an integrated complex situated on the western edge of the crater, and gifted with one of the most beautiful views in the world.
Leaving Ngorongoro we head back towards Arusha, taking one night to visit Lake Manyara National Park, and a night at a community run hospitably establishment.
Arrival on the KLM evening flight at Kilimanjaro International Airprt, with transfers to the Ndarakwai Ranch.
Full Day at Ndarakwai Ranch.
Transfer to Arush Airport for a short flight to Seronera Airport Serengeti, and transport o Mbalageti Tented Camp.
A day spent exploring Serengeti National Park, including an optional dawn balloon safari, and evening entertainment and accommodation at Mbalageti tented Camp.
Today we travel north through Serengeti to the Wildlife Control Area beyond the northern boundary, to the Serengeti Eco-Lodge tented camp situated along the beautiful Grumeti River.
Full day at Serengeti Eco-Lodge, with mixed activities: evening and dawn game drives, game walks and a visit to northern Serengeti and cultural exchange.
Transfer south through the Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater Highlands and the Serena Ngorongoro Lodge.
After a morning visit to the Ngorongoro Crater reserve, we make our way back to Arusha to catch the evening KLM flight to Dar es Salaam and Amsterdam.