9 Days Lodge Safari Tarangire

9 Days


This tour allows us to experience the highlights of the Northern Safari Circuit. On this 9-days of the Serengeti Migration Safari you will visit the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and the Serengeti National Park. The seasonally sight of thousands of wildebeests and zebras crossing the grassland savannah is something to behold and is surely one of Africa’s natural wonders. Furthermore you will be awarded with beautiful landscapes, an animal-filled crater and thousands of flamingos.


  • Northern Safari Circuit Delight: Embark on a 9-day adventure through Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Mto wa Mbu, witnessing the wonders of the Northern Safari Circuit.
  • Serengeti Migration Marvel: Experience the awe-inspiring sight of thousands of wildebeests and zebras crossing the grassland savannah during the Serengeti Migration Safari.
  • Wildlife Extravaganza: Encounter diverse wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, and more, in the Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Serengeti Bliss: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Serengeti National Park, with its stunning landscapes, captivating wildlife, and the thrill of following the wildebeest migration.
  • Cultural Exploration in Mto wa Mbu: Conclude your journey with a walking safari in Mto wa Mbu, exploring local villages, farms, and the Maasai market, offering a day filled with culture, sights, and amazing landscapes.


You will be met at Kilimanjaro International Airport and welcomed to Tanzania by a Dikop Tours staff member. He will drive you to Arusha and your accommodation where you will have the chance to relax and prepare for tomorrows safari. Dinner and overnight at Tulia Hotel.
Meals: Dinner included

In the morning you will start your safari with a drive to the Tarangire National Park. The park is roughly the size of Luxembourg and covers an area of about 2,600 km². Bush savannah, seasonal swamps and giant baobab trees make up the landscape of this nature reserve and the park is probably one of the best places in East Africa to see elephants. From the open roof of the safari vehicle you will be able to watch them and absorb the landscape. Apart from elephants, the park is also home to Masai giraffes, various gazelles, antelopes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, baboons and more than 500 types of birds. After an extensive game drive you will leave the park in the afternoon and drive to your accommodation in Karatu. Dinner and overnight at Marera Valley Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

After an early breakfast you will make your way into the Ngorongoro crater on a steep and narrow road. The slopes are forested but soon the landscape changes to savannah dotted with the occasional acacia tree. The wildlife here is absolutely breath-taking and if you are lucky you might spot the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. The crater is also home to warthogs, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas and many more. Some interest facts about crater, The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic caldera, formed during the massive explosion of the volcano once higher than Kilimanjaro some 2 to 3 million years ago. The crater has the total area of 304 km², 600 m deep and the diameter of 20 km. After a morning full of game viewing and a picnic lunch you will leave the crater in the afternoon and head to Serengeti national park for overnight. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Wild Camp
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Serengeti has really special sights, sound, and smell of Africa with stunning scenery, ever changing light and entertaining wildlife. In this park the animals don’t walk to any schedule so we may find lions, leopards, elephants, zebras, cheetahs, antelopes, gazelles, hippos and many species of birds and reptiles during our game drive. Here you might spend your day at the central park area or your guide will be knowing where to take you according to the season (migration of the animals).
NOTE: The game drive and where we are going to overnight will depend on the migration season because our focus on this tour will be to follow the wildebeests migration. Dinner and overnight at Tanzania Bush Tented Camp in Kogatende.
Meals: Breakfast , lunch & dinner included

Half game drive in Serengeti National Park and before leaving the park we visit Serengeti visitor’s centre for more information about the park and be able to follow the trails of wildebeest and see some animals very close such as rock or tree hyrax, porcupine and lizards. After that we will be having the lunch and exit the Serengeti and drive to Karatu. Dinner and over night at Marera Valley Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast , lunch & dinner included

After a long drive from Serengeti the last day, you can enjoy your day by relaxing at the lodge. Dinner and over night at Marera Valley Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast , lunch & dinner included

While you can not walk within the park itself you can enjoy the village walks, forest walks, floodplain walks and hikes along the edge of the Great Rift Valley with beautiful views of Lake Manyara. You will learn about the local plants, insects, birds and small mammals from an expert guide. The walk will take you to see local farms, homes and the Maasai market, following the tour you can decide to have local lunch in the middle of the village or at the Swahili Canteen Restaurant in Mto Wa Mbu. This is a day packed with culture, sights and amazing landscapes. In the late afternoon we drive to Arusha. Dinner and over night at Tulia Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast , lunch & dinner included

On this day you will be driving to the airport [JRO] or [ARK] catching the flight to Zanzibar or backing home with an amazing experience.
Meals: Breakfast & lunch


Trip Includes

  • All park fees and emergency evacuation insurance
  • English-speaking guide
  • Unlimited mileage in a 4×4 vehicle with pop-up roof for game viewing
  • Full board accommodation
  • Drinking water
  • Birds and animal field guide book
  • A pair of binoculars
  • Government taxes
  • Transfers

Trip Excludes

  • Personal items (e.g., cameras, visa, and travel insurance)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Pre/post accommodation (booking is available upon request).
  • Tips for your guide and cook. Industry recommendations are $20 a day to the cook and $40 a day to your guide divided by everyone in the vehicle.
  • International Flights
  • Travel documents like Insurances, Visas and Passport


What is included in the Safari Tour Package?

The package includes transportation, accommodation, meals, park fees, and guided tours in Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. It may also include additional activities or services depending on the specific package.

What type of accommodations can we expect during the safari?

Accommodations range from comfortable tented camps to lodges, offering various levels of luxury and amenities. The specific accommodations will depend on the package you choose.

Is airfare included in the package?

No, airfare is typically not included in the package. Travelers are responsible for booking their own flights to and from Tanzania.

Is the Safari Tour suitable for children?

Yes, the Safari Tour can be enjoyed by children, but it’s important to consider their age and ability to handle long drives and wildlife encounters. Some lodges may have age restrictions or offer specific activities for children.

What should we pack for the safari?

It is recommended to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes, and a good camera. It’s also advisable to bring any necessary medications, binoculars, and a reusable water bottle.

Is the safari tour safe?

Yes, the safari tour is generally safe. The tour operators and guides prioritize the safety and well-being of their guests. It is important to follow their instructions, respect the wildlife, and take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

What is the cancellation policy for the safari tour?

The cancellation policy may vary depending on the tour operator and package. It is advisable to review the terms and conditions before booking to understand the cancellation and refund policies.

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9 Days Lodge Safari Tarangire