Walking Safaris Cultural Tourism Hiking Trekking and Game drives in Tanzania
- Walking / Hiking
- Price from:
- 3665 USD /person
- +255 713 755120
- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
- 10 days
- Location Start:
- Location Finish:
- Arusha City
- Start time:
- 08.00 am
- End time:
- 06.00 pm
- We Speak:
- Chinese, German, Italian, Spanish, French, English
Last updated: 03/11/2009
This 10 days tour features walking safaris, nature trekking, horse riding, camel safaris, Maasai, bushmen, sight seeing, photographic, game drives and more on the wild land, parks and natural beauty.
Safari tour expedition for 10 days/10
nights: lake manyara/lake natron/olduvai gorge/ngorongoro/serengeti/lake eyasi/tarangire/cultural tourism
. Starts Below:
Day 01: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport (KIA/JRO) and transfer to Moshi/Arusha at the Tourist 3* or 4* or 5* Hotel.
After breakfast, with picnic lunch, drive to Lake Manyara via Maasai village. The Park derives its name from the Maasai word"manyara," which is the name for the plant Euphorbia tirucalli. The Maasai use this plant to grow livestock stockades. Eventually manyara will produce a stockproof hedge which is more durable than any made of cut thorn branches. There is a specimen of Euphorbia tirucalli at the entrance gate. The Great Rift Valley is part of a fault in the earth's crust which stretches 8,000 kilometers (4,971 miles) from Turkey to the mouth of the Zambezi River in Mozambique. The fault is so massive that when astronauts landed on the moon the Rift Valley was clearly visible to them. In the Manyara area there is no eastern wall to the Rift Valley as there is in Kenya. Here the flattish country falls very gently into a depression, while in Kenya the valley has walls to both east and west. The types of vegetation which occur in the Park are related to the geology of the area. The northern part of the Park, nearest the entrance, is composed mainly of volcanic rock which, being porous, allows many streams of clear water to flow out of the base of the rift wall. Further south, around Msasa River, the volcanic rock gives way to ancient crystalline rock, which is hard and non-porous allowing fewer springs and streams to emerge. Those that do â the Ndala, Bagayo and Endabash â cascade down the entire face of the wall when flowing. Despite the fact Lake Manyara National Park is only 330 square kilometers (127 square miles) in area â of which about 230 square kilometers (89 square miles) are lake â it contains a large variety of habitats: the rift wall, the ground water forest, acacia woodland, areas of open grassland, the lake shore, swamp and the lake itself. Due to the variety of habitats the Park is able to support a large number of species. Over 380 species of birds, some migratory, have been recorded in the Park. Game drives in the park till evening. Dinner and overnight at the Luxury Tented Lodge or Serena Hotel/Lodge.
Wake up Early and start early morning (6.00am) game drives in Lake Manyara, then at 9.00 am have breakfast. After Breakfast drive to Lake Natron. Arrive for Lunch, then do walking safari to enjoy Sun set before having Dinner and overnight at Lake Natron Permanent Tented Camp/Lodge
Early in the morning you go to the Lake Natron for Sunrise viewing/observation then come to the Camp for Lunch. After lunch visit waterfalls, in the evening Depart to Lake Eyasi and arrive to see how these Bushmen are returning to home yards after daily duty. Have Dinner and overnight at Kisimangeda Tented Lodge.
(ii) Alternative Option is trekking/climbing Oldonyo Lengai Mountain, only if conditions allows at the moment ( If it is safe/ Or volcano is not erupting).
-Visit Lake Eyasi and walk with Bushmen. These are datoga and hadzabe tribes -people who are primitive tribes in Tanzania famously known as Bushmen. Get opportunity to watch Bushmen hunting activity like hunting with arrow and bow. In the evening Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area (Crater) for Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
: NGorongoro Crater is the famous Tourist scene and naturalist site declared a World Heritage Site, Man and Biosphere Reserve, and Eighth Wonder of the World. All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more. Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Walking Safaris, trekking from the Crater Rim drive to Olmoti Crater and more.
Hiking to the Crater, walk around, visit Maasai Villages/Bomas, their
activities at Nainokanoka village. When you decide to climb through forest
to the shallow grasy crater, see the beautiful waterfall of the Munge River.
Thereafter drive to Empakai Crater, walk and hike visit Flamingo in the
small lake, continue walking with Armed Ranger Guide, see many wild animals
example giraffe, impala, antelopes, and sometimes you can spot African
hunting dogs. Have dinner and overnight in Luxury Tented Lodge or Serena Hotel/Lodge.
Have half day game drives in Ngorongoro Crater floor, in the evening drive to Serengeti National Park with game drives en route arriving for Dinner and Overnight.
Have full day game drives/wildlife tours in the Park. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge.
Morning game drives until lunch time, after lunch drive to Tarangire National Park arriving for walking safaris and then Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge or Campsite.
Tarangire National Park covers approximately 2600 square kilometers and, in the dry season, is second only to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in concentrations of wildlife. Tarangire lies to the south of the large, open grass plains of southern Maasailand, and derives its name from the Tarangire River, which provides permanent water for wildlife in the area. The park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, eland and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rains when they migrate again to good grazing areas. Do game drives and have lunch at the Lodge. After lunch drive back to Arusha/Moshi for overnight in the Hotel.
- Inclusions -
- All services in Tanzania
- Exclusions -
- International flights,Entry VISA,Beverages
- Extras -
- The Price is on two Options depending on accommodation standard.
(i) Standard Tourist Lodges will cost 3665 US $ per person.
(ii) Luxury Serena and Sopa Lodges will cost 4825 US $ per person.
The Price includes the following services.
-Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport (KIA/JRO) to the Hotel in Moshi/Arusha.
- Accommodation on half Board basis at the Hotel.
-Transport from Arusha to the National Parks using 4 x 4 wheel private vehicle
-Game drives/game viewing tours using 4x 4 wheel vehicles with slide open roof for wildlife viewing and photographing
-Park entrance fees
-Professional english/french speaking guide
-Full board accommodation in Lodges
-Visit to olduvai Gorge.
-Mineral Bottled water
-Cultural tourism visiting maasai Bomas, Bushmen e.t.c
-Walking safaris, nature trekking
-Donkey and Horse riding
-Sunset and Sunrise tours
-Transfer back to Arusha
-Accommodation at the Lodge.
The price excludes;
-Tip for guide/porters
-Things of personal nature like insurance, VISA, alcohol
-All not mentioned in the itinerary above.
Optional Add on Tours are:
-Night game drive in Lake Manyara
-Balloon Safari costs 599 US $ per person. (In Serengeti)
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