6 days Christmas itinerary to Tanzania northern circuit national park : Experience and explore the beauty of nature this Christmas holiday by visiting different Tanzania national parks that are found on the northern part of Tanzania. It’s the ultimate experience and unique from the rest of the holidays you have for this special time of the year. Spend your holiday with your friends, families or spouses by visiting the Serengeti national park, Tarangire national park, Lake Manyara national park, and the Ngorongoro crater. Enjoy the Christmas at the beautiful landscapes, wild animals, colorful birds as well as the captive culture of the people of Tanzania. it will be worthy visiting this national park during this Christmas as you will participate in different activities and have a thrilling experience. Below is the 6 days itinerary for your Christmas festival this year to Tanzania national parks.
Day 01 arrival (22 Dec)
On your arrival you will be picked by your safari guide from the Kilimanjaro airport and you will be transferred to your hotels in Arusha region which is the centre of all the tourism destinations located on the northern part of Tanzania. The time of your arrival will determine what activities you can do in Arusha city; there are activities such quick tour on the Arusha city, or a quick tour at the Arusha national park which is just 1 hour away from the city centre of Arusha region.
Day 02 (23 Dec Arusha– Tarangire national park)
This day will begin early around 7; 30 where you will have 2 hours drive from Arusha towards the Tarangire national park. Along the way you will have spectacular scenery of the landscapes, the beautiful Maasai steppe all the way to Tarangire national park. After the paper work and paying the entry fee at the gates of Tarangire national park you will begin to explore this beautiful national park immediately. The Tarangire national park is well known because of the fact that it has the largest population of elephants also it’s the home of the large baobab trees. You will have the opportunity to explore the Tarangire national park wild animals as it’s the home of many wilds as well as the birds. You will enjoy the game drive, bird watching and nature walks in this national park.
You will spend the night in the hotels near the Tarangire national parks in Karatu or Mto WA Mbu where there are different choices of accommodations from budget, semi-luxurious and luxurious hotels.
Day 03 (Tarangire to 24th Dec Tarangire to Serengeti)
The journey towards the endless plains begins on his day right after the breakfast where you will drive all the way to Serengeti national park while enjoying the beautiful landscape and the high laying farmland of Karatu and Ngorongoro conservation area. You will arrive in Serengeti national park later that afternoon and you can participate in different tourism activities such as visiting the Olduvai gorge where the skull of the first human being was found, visiting the Maasai bomas etc.
Day 04 (25th Dec full day game drive in Serengeti national park)
Be assured to have the most spectacular Christmas and unique while in Serengeti national park, you will have a full day game drive. You will visit the central part of this national park the Seronera valley where is the hot spot of the wild animals and birds. You will have the special lunch in the middle of the bushes while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the nature. The Serengeti national park is also known as the animal’s kingdom due to its abundance wildlife that is found, it has the huge population of lions, wildebeest, elands, leopards, tigers, waterbucks, hyenas, giraffes, and many more. The view of the colorful birds will not be missed either, as Serengeti is the home of more than 500 different bird species both the migratory birds as well as the native birds, 6 days Christmas itinerary to Tanzania northern circuit national park.
Day 05 (26th morning game drive later drive to Ngorongoro crater)
Before you have the time to open your boxes of gifts you will first have an early morning game drive, where you will watch the sunrises as it brings everything to life on a new day. It’s the perfect day to watch the sunrises as cross the blue sky while the sounds of singing birds will not stop to entertain your ears. Later around noon you will have to pack all your things from the hotels and a safari towards the Ngorongoro crater begins.
Day 06 (27th Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater)
Explore the Ngorongoro crater and conservation area and have the taste of the real Maasai people who lives inside the crater with the wild animals. The spectacular views of the crater from the rim is just breath taking as you watch the animals move freely inside the crater which is almost 600 meters deep. The Ngorongoro conservation area is the home of the endangered species the black rhinos. You will have the opportunity to drive inside the crater and get closer to the animals that lives inside the crater. You will spend the whole day in the floor of the crater while spotting different animals and you will also have the picnic lunch along the Hippo poolside picnic site.
Day 07 (departure)
The last day of the tour will begin from Ngorongoro to Arusha where you will begin other tourism activities or fly back home. Wait before you leave there are a lot of places to explore such as the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar, hiking the Kilimanjaro Mountain and enjoying the Kilimanjaro national park at very affordable entry fees. The tour has just begun there are a lot of tourism destinations that you need to explore before you catch a flight to go home.