If you prefer to leave all the organization to us and join a small group of other people on your travel through Northern Tanzania,Travellicous & Tours offers a range of organized driving safaris and trekking tours. They will take you to the most amazing places in Tanzania’s Northern Circuit, including well known national parks, such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Mt. Kilimanjaro as well as hidden beauties, such as the Ngorongoro Highlands and Lake Manyara.

Our organized driving safaris and trekking tours have one thing in common: they will all offer you an unforgettable experience in spectacular scenery. On a well prepared itinerary you will spend time in an amazing landscape and observe various animals, like elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, wildebeests, Thompson gazelles and many more.

Travellicous & Tours offers a number of organised safaris and trekking tours. Short information on the tours is provided in the overview below. If you would like to obtain full details of the itinerary in .pdf format, please click the links:

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1 Climbing Mount Meru
2 Splendours of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit
3 Splendours of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit
4 Cultures of Northern Tanzania
5 Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route
6 The Great Migration in the Serengeti
7 Maasai trekking through the Ngorongoro Highlands to OldonyoLengai
8 Treasures and Tribes of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit.
9 Exclusive adventures

The prices include all essential services during your safari and/or trekking tour, i.e. transport, park fees, hotels meals, and, where applicable, cultural programmes. They are based on a group of four adults using double rooms. Please do not hesitate to ask us for the price of any other kind of room occupancy.

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If you wish to go on one of the above safaris or trekking tours at a different time or wish to amend the itinerary, please do not hesitate to contact us. Whatever your personal preferences may be – we will be happy to design a tailor-made programme for you to match your personal interests and wishes. Please request our proposal by providing us with some information through our booking form.

Short descriptions of our organized driving safaris and trekking tours:

The Splendours of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit : This safari shows you the wonders of African nature in four different national parks, among them the World famous Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. You will enjoy such different ecosystems as the shores of Lake Manyara, the forested rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and the endless plains of the Serengeti and, most of all, see an abundance of African wildlife. Experience the splendour of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit.

The Great Migration in the Serengeti : This safari shows you nature in three great national parks in Tanzania’s Northern Circuit, among them the world famous Ngorongoro Crater, but most of all, you witness the overwhelming migration of the immense herds of wildebeest and zebra in the great plains of the Serengeti. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure: Experience the impressive great migration.

Treasures and tribes of Tanzania : This safari shows you the wonders of African nature and culture in Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Enjoy a mixed experience of wildlife, nature and culture. You travel to the world famous Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, experience diverse ecosystems from the shores of Lake Manyara to the endless plains of the Serengeti and see an abundance of African wildlife. You experience diverse traditional cultures of local tribes in Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Finally, you have the option to enjoy yourself and relax on the magical island of Zanzibar.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route : Mount Kilimanjaro, at 5896m is the highest mountain in Africa and has become a legend, rising high above the plains into the sky. On the Machame Route you climb Mount Kilimanjaro on one of the most scenic routes. In an unforgettable experience you climb from the lush rainforest through the moorland, the alpine desert and finally to snow and ice on the summit.

Climbing Mount Meru: Mount Meru is an impressive peak of 4562m at the heart of the Arusha National Park. Although neither as famous nor as high as Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru offers you an equally if not even more fascinating experience. You start your trekking tour in the bush of Arusha National Park and continue through the lush forest and the mountain moorland to reach the alpine desert at the summit. Along the way you are likely to encounter a variety of different animals such as giraffes, buffalos, elephants, antelopes, monkeys and a variety of different birds.

Maasai trekking through the Ngorongoro Highlands to Oldoinyo Lengai, the mountain of god : After an astonishing introductory safari in the Ngorongoro Crater on your way out, this trekking tour takes you through the fertile Ngorongoro Highlands. In spectacular scenery, you experience authentic Africa where indigenous Maasai people live in their traditional ways which have not changed for many years. As the final highlight of your trekking tour you climb Oldoinyo Lengai, the Maasai Mountain of God, an active volcano.

Culture explorer: On this safari, you visit special tribes of Northern Tanzania: Maasai, Wameru, Datoga and Hadzabe. You are introduced to their cultures in visits to their villages and on excursions on foot in the environment. In addition to these traditional lifestyles, you also experience modern towns to complete your experience of the African way of life. Along the way you also discover Africa astonishing nature and the magnificent scenery.

Cultures of Northern Tanzania : On this extensive safari, you visit preeminent tribes of Northern Tanzania: Maasai, Wameru, Sonjo, Sukuma, Datoga and Hadzabe. You are introduced to their cultures in visits to their villages and on excursions on foot in the environment. In addition to these traditional lifestyles, you also experience modern towns to complete your experience of the African way of life. Along the way you also discover Africa’s astonishing nature and the magnificent scenery, in particular during your safaris in some of Africa’s most famous national parks.

Size of the groups

To ensure the quality of our service and the ability of our guides to accommodate individual needs and preferences, we limit the size of our groups. Our trekking tours consist of 4 to 10 participants allowing our guides to take care of your personal strengths and interests. For our organized driving safaris, the group size can range from 4 participants to (almost) any number, but in order to ensure that you have the most rewarding experience, all drives are made in small groups with of no more than 7 participants. This facilitates animal sightings and allows your driver guides to adapt the game drives to focus on your personal favourites. After the game drives, all vehicles will return to the same hotel, where all the participants of the group will reunite and stay overnight.

Accommodation

On our organized driving safaris you will spend the nights in ‘tourist class’ hotels. All of the trekking tours include camping. To ensure that you enjoy a comfortable and relaxing trip, Travellicous & Tours provides the camp for you. The full infrastructure of the camp will be provided and catered for and our employees take care of all the chores. In particular, there will be a cook to prepare you a delicious meal upon your return to the camp and make sure that you will have nutritious lunch packs to take along the following day. In terms of camping gear, we suggest that you bring your own mattress and sleeping bag, but we can also provide you with these materials, if necessary.