DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

Early Morning Departure from Arusha: Set off at 7:30 AM for a picturesque 2-hour drive leading you into the heart of Tarangire National Park.

Park Entry Formalities: With the help of our experienced guide, breeze through the park`s entry formalities.

Morning Game Drive: Wander through Tarangire`s sprawling landscapes, with its prominent baobabs and notable elephant herds. Keep an eye out for lions, zebras, and giraffes.

Picnic Amongst Nature: Enjoy a delightful lunch, perhaps under the vast shade of an ancient baobab.

Afternoon Game Drive: As the day progresses, explore more, hoping to capture memories with impalas, warthogs, and diverse bird species.

Journey to Accommodation: As twilight approaches, proceed to your accommodation, ideally situated between Tarangire and Ngorongoro.

Dinner Delights: Indulge in a spread combining Tanzanian flavors and international cuisine. Certain lodges may present a traditional Maasai dance, immersing you further into the local culture.

Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater

Sunrise Breakfast: With the early light, enjoy a hearty breakfast before setting off on the day`s adventure.

Drive to Ngorongoro Crater: Begin your journey to the world-renowned Ngorongoro Crater, nature`s magnificent amphitheater.

Descend into the Crater: Witness one of the densest concentrations of wildlife. From lions, elephants, and buffaloes to the elusive rhino, the crater offers an unparalleled wildlife experience.

Lunch in the Wild: A curated picnic lunch awaits you, to be enjoyed amidst the raw beauty of the crater.

Afternoon Exploration: Dive deeper into the crater`s charm, interacting with its varied inhabitants and landscapes.

Ascend & Drive to Lodge/Campsite: By late afternoon, ascend from the crater and head to your lodge or campsite near Lake Manyara.

Evening Repast: Dine amidst the tranquil surroundings, reflecting on the day`s encounters.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

Dawn Breakfast: Fuel up with a sumptuous breakfast in preparation for a day by the lake.

Lake Manyara Expedition: The park, known for its tree-climbing lions and vast bird species, promises a unique safari experience. Explore its diverse ecosystems from forests to the soda lake shimmering pink with flamingos.

Picnic Lunch: Relax with a lunch set against the backdrop of the lake, watching the world of Lake Manyara go by.

Afternoon Safari: Immerse further into the park, discovering its secrets and perhaps catching a glimpse of a lion lounging in a tree.

Return Drive to Arusha: As the day draws to a close, embark on the drive back to Arusha, memories of the Northern Circuit fresh in mind.

End of tour and services.

Tips:

Ensure your camera and binoculars are at the ready to amplify your safari experiences.

Dress in breathable, neutral-colored clothes for comfort.

Abide by park guidelines for your safety and that of the animals.

Due to the presence of malaria, it`s recommended to take malaria prophylaxis and apply insect repellents.

ABOVE TOUR INCLUDES:

Accommodation:

Stay at the designated camp/lodge.

En-suite facilities for both lodges and tented camps.

Concession fees.

Tourism Development Levy (TDL).

Meals:

Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Bottled water provided during game drives.

Evening refreshments.

Special dietary needs addressed upon prior notification.

Transportation:

Complete transportation in a 4x4 safari vehicle, equipped with a pop-up roof.

Fuel for the duration of the trip.

Game Drives & Activities:

All necessary park entry fees covered.

Extended game drives as outlined in the itinerary.

Ngorongoro Crater service fee.

Guides & Staff:

Services of a professional English-speaking safari guide/driver.

Assistance from support teams, including camp chefs for camping tours.

Taxes & Fees:

All relevant government taxes and levies included.

Safety & Communication Equipment in Safari Vehicle:

First Aid Kit readily available.

Subscription to AMREF Flying Doctors for emergency medical evacuation.

Radio communication systems for tracking wildlife and emergencies.

Charging sockets for your devices.

In-vehicle refrigerator.

Vehicle tools including a high-lift jack, basic toolkit, spare tires, jump-start cables, and a fire extinguisher.

Extras:

A comprehensive briefing about the safari before setting off.

Provision of binoculars for the duration of the safari.

ABOVE TOUR EXCLUDES:

Flights & Visas:

International and local flight tickets.

Tanzanian visa charges.

All airport taxes.

Transfer services to and from Arusha/Kilimanjaro Airport.

Personal Expenses:

Gratuities for the guide, driver, and lodge/camp staff.

Beverages besides bottled water during game drives.

Personal items including souvenirs, travel insurance, and laundry.

Telephone and internet charges.

Optional Activities:

Any activities not included in the itinerary (e.g., hot air balloon trips, cultural tours).

Meals not offered at the specified camp/lodge.

Health & Insurance:

Medical and health insurance coverage.

Personal travel insurance.

Immunizations and anti-malarial medication.

Others:

Items not listed in the `includes` section.

Costs resulting from itinerary changes or unforeseen circumstances.

Any additional costs resulting from changes made during the tour.