10-Day North & South Circuit Expedition
An Unforgettable Journey Through Tanzania's Wilderness
Embark on an extraordinary 10-day adventure with Napanda Safaris as we guide you through the breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife of Tanzania’s Southern Circuit. From the iconic Ngorongoro Crater to the vast plains of the Serengeti and the untouched wilderness of Ruaha National Park, this itinerary promises an unforgettable exploration of East Africa’s natural wonders. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of local tribes, witness the Great Wildebeest Migration, and indulge in the warm hospitality of luxurious lodges and camps. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with cherished memories.
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha. Take the opportunity to rest and acclimatize before the start of your exciting safari. Enjoy a delicious dinner and overnight stay in Arusha.
After a refreshing breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park. Known for its large elephant herds and iconic baobab trees, this park offers a remarkable wildlife experience. Embark on a thrilling game drive, spotting lions, zebras, wildebeests, and an array of bird species. Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by the beauty of nature. In the afternoon, continue exploring the park before transferring to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Leave Tarangire after breakfast and head towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Upon arrival, descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Africa's most captivating natural wonders. Marvel at the vast crater floor teeming with wildlife, including elephants, lions, rhinos, and numerous bird species. Enjoy a picnic lunch in this unique setting before ascending the crater walls and proceeding to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, depart for the world-renowned Serengeti National Park. Experience a game drive en route to your camp, soaking in the breathtaking scenery and the opportunity to spot the "Big Five" - lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinos. Arrive at your camp in the heart of the Serengeti, where you'll be greeted with warm hospitality, a delectable dinner, and a cozy overnight stay.
These two days are dedicated to exploring the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring Great Wildebeest Migration (season dependent). Marvel at the spectacle of thousands of wildebeests, zebras, and other herbivores as they embark on their annual journey in search of fresh grazing lands. Enjoy exciting game drives, guided by expert safari guides, and embrace the untamed beauty of the Serengeti. Return to your camp each evening for dinner and relaxation under the starry African sky.
After breakfast, bid farewell to the Serengeti as you fly to Ruaha National Park, a hidden gem in Tanzania's wilderness. Ruaha is renowned for its diverse wildlife, including large elephant herds, lions, giraffes, and rare antelope species. Embark on thrilling game drives and guided nature walks, immersing yourself in the untouched beauty of this remote park. Arrive at your lodge, where a warm welcome, sumptuous dinner, and comfortable accommodation await.
Spend these two days exploring the vast landscapes and abundant wildlife of Ruaha National Park. Engage in immersive game drives, where you have the opportunity to encounter predators such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs, as well as a rich diversity of bird species. Delve into the park's hidden corners on guided bush walks, allowing for a deeper understanding of the region's ecology and smaller wildlife. Return to your lodge each evening for relaxation, dining on delicious meals, and sharing stories of the day's adventures.
After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your domestic flight back to Arusha. Arrive in Arusha, where our team will transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport or your onward destination. Depart with cherished memories of your Southern Circuit expedition, and a profound appreciation for the natural wonders and warm hospitality of Tanzania.
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in carefully selected lodges and camps
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- All park fees and conservation fees
- Domestic flights as indicated in the itinerary
- Professional safari guide/driver
- Game drives and activities as mentioned
- Bottled water during game drives
- Flying doctor emergency evacuation coverage
- International and domestic flights
- Visa fees
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses