Northern Tanzania Highlights - Nimali Camps Circuit

This safari takes you to Tarangire for 2 nights, then you visit the Ngorongoro Crater for a day and lastly you stay 2 nights in central Serengeti and a further 2 nights in Northern Serengeti. The safari takes you to some of the best places in Tanzania to view wildlife in their natural setting.

This itinerary is perfect for those who want to take advantage of the great game-viewing in Tanzania’s flagship national parks, the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro conservation area and Tarangire.  Travellers will stay at Nimali Tarangire in Tarangire National parkTloma Lodge – built on the foothills of the highlands of Ngorongoro, with views of coffee plantations and the walls of the crater,  Nimali Central Serengeti Camp and Nimali Mara Camp.

Nimali Tarangire is an exclusive luxury lodge located on the eastern boundary of Tarangire National Park that is renowned for its stunning baobab trees and large concentration of elephants. Nimali Central Serengeti is a tented camp elegantly and comfortably furnished with all the necessary luxuries of a wild yet classic safari. The camp is located in the heart of the Serengeti close to Makoma Hill, offering utter seclusion and great access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’.   Nimali Mara Camp is a small, intimate safari camp with only 10 tents. Located about 30 minutes from the Mara River in a small kopje, the camp fits naturally into its surroundings amongst the trees and boulders with an infinity pool set within a natural cave.

Itinerary

DAY 1: KILIMANJARO – TARANGIRE

Fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport to arrive in the morning or early afternoon (latest by 2.00 pm). Met by a Nimali vehicle and driver-guide for transfer straight to Nimali Tarangire, a journey lasting approximately 3 hours. Evening game drive in the private wildlife concession around the camp. Dinner and overnight at Nimali Tarangire.

DAY 2:  TARANGIRE

After breakfast, depart with packed lunches for a full day tour of Tarangire National Park. In the evening, return to Nimali Tarangire for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: TARANGIRE – NGORONGORO

Breakfast at the lodge and then depart by 9 am for Ngorongoro, arriving at about 11.15 am. Descend into the Crater for game viewing and a picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon, drive out of the crater and on to nearby Karatu for the night. Dinner and overnight at Tloma Lodge.

DAY 4: NGORONGORO – MANYARA – CENTRAL SERENGETI

Breakfast at the lodge. Depart by 8.30 am for Manyara, getting there at about 9.15 am. Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park for about 3 hours. Later exit the Park and drive to Manyara airstrip where you will have a picnic lunch while waiting to board the flight. Board the scheduled flight to Seronera, departing at 1.40 pm to arrive at 2.20 pm. Met at the airstrip by a Nimali safari vehicle and driver-guide. Start game viewing in the Serengeti National Park en route to the Nimali Central Serengeti arriving for afternoon tea. Have a further evening game drive from camp followed by dinner and overnight.

DAY 5: CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast leave for an early morning game drive. Mornings are a great time for watching lions in action and getting a glimpse of the endangered black rhino. Come back to camp for a hot lunch and relax during the afternoon. Head out for an evening game drive before returning to camp for cocktails and canapés as you watch the sun set. A perfect end to a perfect day, enjoying the dramatic shades of the African sunset!

DAY 6: NORTH SERENGETI          

Breakfast at camp. Check out and transfer to the airstrip for scheduled flight to Kogatende (flight departs at 09:00 am to arrive at 10:05 am) Met at the airstrip by a Nimali Mara safari vehicle and driver-guide. Start game viewing in the North Serengeti en route to the camp for check in and lunch. Later, enjoy evening game drive from camp followed by dinner and overnight.

DAY 7: NORTH SERENGETI          

A Serengeti game viewing day. After breakfast this morning, enjoy a game drive. The great diversity of Serengeti wildlife is also evident here—look for buffalo, hippopotamus, elephant, giraffe, antelope, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelle, lions, and in season the spectacular migration of the wildebeest. In late afternoon we venture out in another game drive.  Everywhere there are animals, monkeys and, yes, birds…but look closely and you will thrill to the huge jungle cats—lion, leopard and cheetah—just watching the world go by. Rhino, gazelle, antelope and massive elephants by the hundreds. Animals in the trees, on the wing, camouflaged in the bush, in rivers and in streams. Enjoy it all!

All Meals and overnight at Nimali Mara Camp

DAY 8: SERENGETI – KILIMANJARO

Breakfast at camp. Check out and transfer to the airstrip for scheduled flight to Kilimanjaro for onward connections (flight departs at 9:45 am to arrive at 12:30 pm, approximately, via Arusha).

 

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PACKAGE PRICES IN US$  [MINIMUM 2 ]

Prices Include:
One-way scheduled flights, Manyara – Serengeti and Serengeti – Kilimanjaro (Baggage allowance of 15Kgs in soft bags, inclusive of hand luggage)

Road transfer, Kilimanjaro – Tarangire, Full board accommodation (Soft drinks, house wine, beer and spirits included only at Nimali Tarangire, Nimali Central and Nimali Mara) Park/Conservancy fees, Local airstrip transfers and game drives as per the itinerary on shared shared basis, Flying doctor’s medical evacuation cover.

 

Excluded in the prices below:
Lunch on day 8, Activities not mentioned in the itinerary, Tips and gratuities, Expenses of a personal nature and Exclusive use of vehicle

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING (PACKAGE) SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (PACKAGE) CHILD 5-11 YEARS SHARING (PACKAGE)
01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 5695 USD 1875 USD 2995 USD
01-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 5395 USD 1725 USD 2845 USD
01-Nov-19 19-Dec-19 5160 USD 1600 USD 2730 USD

Note:  Indicated child rates apply when sharing with 02 adults (Children less than 5YRS welcome but on game package require that vehicle is booked on exclusive use)

Supplements/Credits

  1. Supplement for road transport/transfers for a SOLE traveler, Per person – US$ 620 Note: You will still need to add single supplement as above
  2. Credit for Kogatende-JRO flight (in case clients want to fly to Mara/Zanzibar), Per person – US$ 385

Included:

  • One-way scheduled flights, Manyara – Serengeti and Serengeti – Kilimanjaro (Baggage allowance of 15Kgs in soft bags, inclusive of hand luggage)
  • Road transfer, Kilimanjaro – Tarangire
  • Full board accommodation (Soft drinks, house wine, beer and spirits included only at Nimali Tarangire, Nimali Serengeti and Nimali Mara)
  • Park/Conservancy fees
  • Local airstrip transfers
  • Game drives as per the itinerary on shared basis
  • Flying doctor’s medical evacuation cover

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