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Northern Circuit Safari

Typical 6-Day Safari

Northern Circuit Safari

Safari Itineraries

● These are suggested itineraries. They can be adjusted to suit your needs.
● We are open daily for enquiries, 7am-8pm East Africa time

4 Days Trip Itinerary

Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Maasai Village

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. The Tarangire Ecosystem is defined by
the long-distance migration of wildebeest and zebras. During the dry season thousands
of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet-season
dispersal and calving areas. Visiting the park in the June to November dry season can
expect to see large herds of thousands of zebra, wildebeest and cape buffalo. The park
covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometres (1,100 square miles

Accommodation outside the park : Twiga Lodge & Campsite
Distance from Moshi : 165km/103mi

Lake Manyara National Park

Drive from Twiga Lodge into Lake Manyara National Park. Game drive in the park
where you will encounter many of Africa’s most popular wild animals, from baboons
and monkeys to tree-sleeping lions and hippos, not to mention the flocks of pink
flamingos feeding off the shallow lake bottom. Drive to Karatu for overnight stay.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Lake Manyara National Park Area: 325 km2 (125 sq mi)
Accommodation: Country Lodge, Karatu
Total Distance Travelled: 38km/23mi

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

From the Karatu entrance to the park enter the Ngorongoro Crater conservation area. This is a short journey. You will see the wide plains of this magnificent park with many of Africa's 'Big Five' game. Checking into tented lodge accommodation on the Crater rim, you will have had a long but excellent day in ‘the 8th Wonder of the World’.

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area : 8,292 km2 (3,202 sq mi).
(The Crater =250km2 (155 sq mi)
Accommodation : Rhino Lodge Ngorongoro
Distance traveled : approx 80km/50mi

Travel to a Maasai Village

Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti are famous for their habitat for the Maasai people. The Maasai are largely nomadic herds of people travelling with their animals as they feed. On this day we travel to a Maasai village where you will be welcomed to experience the lifestyle and traditions that make the Maasai unique. After your visit we return to Arusha where you may extend your stay or let us take you back to the airport the following.

Accommodation :
Arusha Gran Melia Hotel - 5 star
Gold Crest Hotel - 4 star
Total Distance travelled: 160km-200km (approx.)

Our Pricing Schedule for Typical 6-day Safari

Price Guide $1495 budget camping negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2195 (mid-range negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2245 (luxury negotiable, based on 3+ people sharing).
Prices negotiable for fewer travellers and for more travellers. Single room supplement applies.
Price guide per person per day for shorter or longer safaris:

  • Camping – $225
  • Mid-range – $285
  • Luxury – $345

About Baba Kilimanjaro

With my safari vehicles, we can delight you in seeing Africa’s wildest animals in the safety of a guided tour. Voted the best safari destination in Africa*, 2013

Safe and Secure

We provide all essential camping equipment except a sleeping bag. This includes a mess tent with tables and chairs and all dining equipment complete with lighting

Our success depends on

We offer specialist rescue insurance in rare cases of severe difficulty. The first and foremost remedy is for swift descent, and most climbers are fine with that.

Kilimanjaro Private Trek

7-Day Marangu Route

Marangu Route is the most popular, shortest, and easiest way to the summit also known as the COCA-COLA ROUTE.The listed itinerary for this trip includes 7 days

7-Day Rongai Route

We drive from Moshi to Marangu Gate (distance 37km/22.5 miles) for permits before taking a short transfer to the Rongai Gate. Trailhead: distance: 47km/ 35miles

7-Day Umbwe Route

After an hour’s drive to Machame Gate we register for park entrance (included), then drive to Umbwe Gate. Umbwe Camp: distance: 11 km/7 miles

Guided by Baba Kilimanjaro

8-Day Machame Route

Machame Route is probably the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. The Machame Route offers strictly tents only. (It is also referred to as the “Whisky Route”)

9-Day Lemosho Route

The Lemosho Route takes you high to Lava Tower 4630 m on day 4 and brings you down by nearly 700 m for an overnight at Barranco Camp 3950 m. This is also the secret

9-Day Shira Route

Completing park entry at Londorossi Gate we then continue to drive up to the Shira Gate: distance: 4 km/2 miles: trekking time: 1-2 hours, a steep climb where we will begin the trek.

Our Day Trip

About 65km east of Arusha lies the sleepy town of Moshi, resting at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The mountain towers over the Moshi landscape like a giant shepherd overlooking his flock. click here for details.