8 Days Rift Valley Adventure to Engaruka, Natron, Lobo, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Safari

Northern Circuit

8 Days / 7 Nights
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The best adventure booked by many, you will travel thru the Great Rift Valley to the Northern tour sites of Tanzania for 1 night Engaruka ruins, 2 nights Lake Natron, 1 night Lobo north Serengeti, 2 nights central Serengeti and 1 night in Ngorongoro. You will see small and large mammals including birds and reptiles; accommodation can be at the standard or luxury lodges, luxury Tented camp or budget camping sites. You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora on the natural are and the formation of the Rift Valley as a result of the tag tonic plates movements.

Trip Plan:

Day 1: Arusha – Engaruka

In the morning at 0830 hrs pick up from hotel in Arusha and drive to Engaruka ruins North of Manyara on the Great Rift Valley escapement where you will arrive in time for lunch. Do some walking and enjoy the wonderful scenery of the Rift Valley corridor visit local Maasai Boma Maasai herbalist. Dinner and overnight in Engaruka Camping or Cottage. FB

Day 2: Engaruka – Lake Natron

After breakfast continue with walking in Engaruka and visit to see old irrigation system, which were used in the 14 th century. Engaruka is the only place in East Africa where Maasai have adapted agriculture at 1300 hrs back to the Camp for hot lunch. After lunch travel along the base of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Natron arriving there in the evening. Walk to the wonderful waterfall a very nice place where many visitors do even take bath in this fall. Dinner and overnight in Lake Natron Camp, Oliver's Sanjan Camp or budget Camping FB

Day 3: Full day in Natron.

Breakfast then walk around this beautiful lake where most of time it is covered with pinkish color of Flamingos. These birds have the habit of producing their own good and breed in this lake thorough explanation about this event. Evening walk again to the waterfall for shower it is very interesting dinner and overnight in your Camp. FB

Day 4: Lake Natron – Lobo/ North Serengeti N.P

After breakfast travel to Lobo North of Serengeti Park crossing the Cliff of the Rift Valley with game drives and lunch enroute. Lobo is where the trails of the Serengeti Wildebeest migration has passed on they're coming back to Serengeti from Maasai Mara in Kenya. Dinner and overnight in Lobo Wildlife lodge, Migration Camp or Budget Camping. FB.

Day 5: Lobo – Seronera/ Serengeti N.P

Breakfast, then half-day game viewing in Lobo area where you will have your hot lunch before you drive back to Seronera the center of Serengeti. Proceed with game viewing around Seronera or Eastwards, dinner and overnight in lodge or Camping. FB

Day 6: Full day full day in Serengeti N.P

Breakfast followed by both morning and afternoon game drives in the park a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge, Kirawira Tented Camp, Ndutu lodge, Migration Camp or Budget Camping. FB

Day 7: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0845hrs back to the lodge/ Camp for breakfast. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing enroute to Ngorongoro Crater Rim for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge, Crater lodge or Budget Camping. FB

Day 8: Crater tour – Arusha

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0600hrs descends into the Crater floor for game drives. All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more…Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. After lunch, proceed with fame viewing while ascending the Crater and drive back to Arusha. End of Tour.

It is also possible to do this tour to; Ngorongoro- Serengeti- Lobo- Natron & Engaruka OR Manyara- Oldonyo Lengai- Natron- Lobo- Serengeti & Ngorongoro.

Safari Overview

Included

  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Arusha
  • Professional Safari guide
  • Professional Cook, if Camping
  • Ground Safari Vehicle and fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes

Excluded

  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation & meals after and before the Climbing the Mountain
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)

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Lake Natron

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Mount Ol’doinyo Lengai

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Serengeti National Park

Northern Circuit
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Northern Circuit
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