Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit Destinations

The Northern Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s best wildlife destinations and some of the most popular Africa safari destinations in the world. Starting with the world famous Serengeti plains, to the scenic snowcapped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. Northern Tanzania is the ultimate holiday safari destination. Most of the destinations in the Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit have very unique superlatives that add to the thrill of a safari here. An example is the Ngorongoro Crater which at 300sq km is the largest unfilled caldera in the world. Another is Serengeti which hosts the largest migration of large mammals in the world, the annual Great Wildebeest Migration. The wildlife densities in this circuit are high and the sightings guaranteed. The list of destinations includes; Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater and Highlands, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park.The Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit.

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is a small beautiful national park just about 29km from Arusha Town, perfect for day excursions from booth Arusha and Moshi towns. The park is renowned for its topographical variety and lush beauty. The park has three significant features; Mount Meru, the Momela Lakes, and the Ngurdoto Crater.

Mount Meru is Tanzania's second highest peak at 4566m, and the 5th highest in Africa. It offers a more spectacular view than its neighbour, Mt. Kilimanjaro, ...

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Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. Located on the way to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, Lake Manyara National Park is well worth a stop in its own right. Its ground water forests, bush plains, baobab-strewn cliffs, and algae-streaked hot springs offer incredible ecological variety in a small area, rich in wildlife and incredible ...

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Mkomazi Game Reserve

Mkomazi Game Reserve

Located just east of the Pare Mountains in Tanzania’s Eastern Arc range, and situated just south of the border with Kenya, Mkomazi’s Game Reserve is the focus of an intensive breeding program to save the endangered black rhinos. Adjacent to Tsavo National Park in Kenya, Mkomazi’s tourist facilities are exceedingly sparse and limited, and travel to the area is often neglected in favor of more accessible national parks and reserves.

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Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro is the world's tallest free standing mountain. It is also Africa’s highest point at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. Its beautiful, snow-capped peak rises above cotton-white clouds in a picturesque show as if beckoning climbers to the glory that awaits them. It is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. It is also an important to the ecosystem of the surrounding areas. Some of its waters seep into the ground, ...

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Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. Within the crater rim, large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the ...

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Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's most iconic park, is a vast savannah wilderness that hosts one of the most spectacular wildlife spectacles in the world - the Annual Wildebeest Migration. The plains come to life once every year when over a million animals – blue wildebeest, zebra and topi - reach here in their annual anti-clockwise migration round the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem. This epic journey follows weather patterns with very slight variations in the route every year. ...

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park has some of the highest population density of elephants anywhere in Tanzania, and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and special location. Located just a few hours drive from the town of Arusha, Tarangire is a popular stop for safaris traveling through the northern circuit on their way to Ngorongoro and the Serengeti. The park extends into two game controlled areas and the wildlife are allowed ...

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