Elephant with wildflowers in the Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania

9-Day Tanzania Northern Circuit Itinerary

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This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Welcome to Tanzania’s untouched wilderness, stretching from the sweeping floodplains of Arusha to the rolling evergreen hills of the Ngorongoro Crater and arriving at the extraordinary savannas of the Northern Serengeti. Relish nine days discovering the rich tapestry of wilderness dwelling in the country’s enchanting environments and capture the classic scenes of Northern Tanzania on this extensive safari excursion through the bush.

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise across the staggeringly beautiful landscapes of Arusha to explore the rich and diverse ecosystems composing Tanzania’s safari capital
  • Search Tanzania’s breathtaking Tarangire National Park for magnificent game including, lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, and many more
  • Tour Tarangire’s extensive landscape, encountering several rare species of game along the way and admiring the rich tapestry of plant life, such as towering baobabs, that inhabits these lands
  • Traverse the flourishing landscapes coating the Ngorongoro Crater’s volcanic caldera, taking in the mesmerizing scenes and capturing images of the curious creatures and dazzling birdlife who call Ngorongoro home
  • Discover the Big Five on bewitching safaris across the crater before reaching a destination once home to fossils helping trace back the origins of man, Olduvai Gorge
  • Witness the greatest show on earth, the Great Migration, as millions of herds race across the Northern Serengeti savannah in search of greener pastures and away from chasing predators
  • Search the Serengeti spotting animals and birds by day and night on extensive safaris during the most abundant viewing times of the days
  • Bask in the breathtaking stargazing scenes presented above your gorgeous campsite every night spent in the Serengeti

Starting Price

$10,525 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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