Just to give you an idea
We have just summarised the Nothern Safari Circuit in whole so that it becomes easy for you to do your planing
|1||Mt Kilimanjaro National Park
Today the main recommended routes to climb Mt are Marangu Route and Machame Route also been given two nicknames known as Coca cola Route and Whiskey Route
These two routes are recommended when you climb the roof of Africa
|2||Arusha National Park
When in Arusha National Park, One Full day is good enough to do short Waking Safari with an Armed Ranger Then Safari around Arusha National Park and then do a Canoe Safari in the afternoon at Momella Lake
|3||Trekking Mt Meru
Many use this mountain to acclimatize (to get ready to climb Mt Kilimanjaro) by doing this it will give you at least 95 % chances to make it to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.
|4||West Kilimanjaro – Enduimet – also known as Amboseli South
This area is known for its Big Tuskers that crisscross from Kenya’s Amboseli National Park In this area you can do walking Safaris, Mountain Bike Safaris and Night Game drives To enjoy this area, spend at least 2 nights in this area, with your subject of pictures there are good chances that you will get Mt Kilimanjaro on the back ground.
|5||Randilen Wildlife Management Area
To make the most of it one needs to spend at least 2 nights 2 Days in this area.
Nights Game drives, Walking Safaris and Game drives can be done in this area.
|6||Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is also known as the Garden of Elephants, its recommended to spend at least two nights in this National Park. That will give you more time to explore and get lucky seeing Wild African Dogs, Python that have coiled up the tree after a large meal.
|7||Kondoa Rock Paintings
Kondoa is about 3 hours’ drive from Tarangire National Park. It’s a place worth to visit to See rock paintings. It’s a place worth to visit, that is if you are interested in vintage art
|8||Mto Wa Mbu
A village with lot of Culture and activities, this village has over 110 tribes that have different cultures. From traditional Ironmongers, Wood Carvers, Farmers and more.
|9||Lake Manyara National Park
One needs one full day to explore this area, at Lake Manyara you will get lucky to see Lions on trees, lots of water birds and Elephants.
You need to spend at least 2 nights 2 days in this area so that you can participate with the local tribes that Hadazaa (the last few remaining of this tribe) they are Hunters and gatherers they resemble the bushman of the Namib Desert.
|11||The Elephants Caves Ngorongoro Forest Area
Visiting this place, you get so close to Elephants, they come to this cave to get salt
The 8th Natural wonder of the world, to enjoy this wonder of the world you just need
one full day to explore it.
|13 -14||Olmoti Crater & Empakai Crater
Two Sister craters of Ngorongoro Crater
Empakai Crater this is the sister crater to Ngorongoro Crater Vising this area you will need full day; here you will be accompanied by an armed ranger.
You will get fantastic view of Empakai Crater and Mt Oldonyo Lengai once in this area
|15||Lake Natron Basin
Lake Natron is a semi-arid area that is full of surprises, a place one should visit
|16||Mt Oldonyo Lengai (Mountain of the Maasai Gods)
Mt Oldonyo Lengai is an active live Volcano that has the coldest Volcano that is at about 600 Centigrade, its brittle as it has lots of Mica.
|17||Shimo La Mungu (Meteorite Crater)
Lake Natron Has many sunken Craters and Meteorite craters, this one is one of the biggest in the area
|18||Olkareen Gorge and Sanjan Gorge
These are two Gorges that are nesting ground for the Griffons Vultures.
|19 -20||Nasera Rock – The Fig Tree (The Tree where man was born)
Not far away from Oldupai gorge and shifting sand approx. 30 Kms you will come to this mono rock called Nasera Rock. Not far away from Nasera Rock approx. from Nasera Rock there is huge fig tree. Parking under this tree makes that safari vehicle like a match box car It’s a tree of its own kind that has grown in middle of nowhere
|21||Agata Kiti Plains – Angata Sale Plains
During the months of Late December all the way to Late February part if the great herds are found in this area
|22 -23||Oldupai Gorge – Shifting Sands
This is a fossil site that has earn a world recognition. It’s recommended to visit this museum. Once you have done that drive through the gorge, it will give you a feeling of its own kind.
There is another huge tree on the way to Ndutu Woodlands, it’s another huge tree that is found in the area and it’s recommended for those interested in Botanic.
From December all the way to March this area becomes the climax of the Great Migration. This is also the time you will get to see the wildebeest crossing the two lakes in this area.
|26||Twin Peaks Area (Mlima Matiti)
During the Months of January all the way to February the part of the great herds in this area. This area is boggy when it has rained heavy.
An area worth to visit. With luck you will get to see the African Wild dogs in the area
|27||Lake Eyasi View Point
It’s a bit of the safari track but this area has a fantastic view overlooking in to Lake Eyasi. A place worth to visit
|28||Magara Escarpment View Point
To get to this view point one has to drive up Magara Escarpment, this escarpment has over 120 plus corners, the view is phenomenal. The view one of its kind
|29||Lake Manyara View Point
From this view point on a very clear day, you can see all the way to Tarangire National Park
From June all the way to October Central Serengeti becomes the area that you will get to see lots of big cats as the Great Migrations is up north in Maasai Mara
(The Cape Buffalo).
|31||Calving Season Area – Serengeti South Great Migration
The best time to see wildebeest giving birth is from mid-February to end of March. This is the time about 8000 calves are born per day for the next 6 weeks
It’s recommended to spend at least 4 days in this area.
A calf is born within 15 minutes of it being born its standing, 30 minutes its running with its mother. This is nature at its best
|32||The Great Herds
From January all the way to May you will find large numbers of Zebra and Wildebeests in this area. You will get to see lots of cats as well, an area full of action
|33||The Black Tide Area
From late May all the way to Early July, The Great Herds are in this area before they start there move by Crossing the Kirawira River to proceed to Masai Mara, this is the 1st River they cross. One can see lots of Crocodile kills at this part of the river as they are very hungry and have not feed for almost 1 whole year
|34||Lamadi Cultural Tourism Area / Shores Of Lake Victoria
You will have to exit Serengeti National Park from Ndabaka Gate and proceed to the Village of Lamadi, here you will have a day full of excursions, from visiting at Traditional Healer, Fisherman’s Village, take a Dug-out Canoe Ride on Lake Victoria
|35||Musoma Township / Lukuba Island
One has to take a boat ride from Musoma township to get to Lukuba Island Lodge
|36||Masai Mara Game Reserve
Masai Mara is part of Serengeti Geographically, but it in Kenya. One can start a safari in Kenya by visiting Masai Mara Game Reserve for at least 3 full days and then cross into Tanzania from Isibanya and enter Serengeti National Park. We have called this two-country safari (Cross Border Safari)
|37||Serengeti North – Mara River Crossing
This is the area where you get to see the Wildebeest crisscrossing the Mara River
|38||Serengeti Poachers Hide
Just like in Tarangire National Park, close to Migration Camp there is another tree that was used by poacher. Its worth visiting this tree as well
|39||Retima Hippo Pool
This is one area that you will not miss visiting while you are in Serengeti National Park, here you will get so close to Hippos
|40||Serengeti Visitor Center
This one point that you should not miss visiting, it will give you an Idea of Serengeti in full
|41||Moru Kopjes Rhino Museum
A small museum at Moru Kopjes that has been dedicated to Michael Grzimek.
A perfect place to have a picnic lunch. the view is phenomenal.
You will also visit the Maasai Rock Paintings and Ngong Rock in this area.
|42||Naabi Hill Wilderness Trail
While your driver guide is doing the formalities at Naabi Hill Gate, there is a small wilderness trail that will take you up Naabi Hill, the view is just fantastic once you are above this hill
|43||Meserani Snake Park & Maasai Museum
Here you will get to see over 30 spices of Snakes and Reptiles that are found in East Africa. This centre is also a rescue centre for birds as well, you will get to see some injured birds that have managed to get a home at this Snake Park
A place to do shopping in Arusha
Not forgetting the Tanzanite Museum
A village to visit for Eco Friendly Coffee excursions on working farms, it will give you an idea how coffee is grown and processed by local farmers. A place to visit.
|46||Kikuletwa Hot Springs (Chemka Springs)
It a place of its own kind close to Kilimanjaro International Airport, it’s safe to swim at this water springs you will need a full day for this excretion.
|47||Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W
Keep this place in your Safari Itinerary, it’s a place that has rescued a few Elephant Calves and have been successful in rising them.
They also help Enduimet Wildlife Management area with treating and de- snaring wildlife who have been trapped in snare wire and injured with human interference