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10 Days Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari

Tanzania
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Duration

10 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

7 people

Languages

English

Overview

On this ten-day Lodge Safari, you will experience it all! From fantastic wildlife to impressive landscapes and meeting the local people. You will visit the highlights of northern Tanzania such as the Tarangire National Park, Lake Natron, the Serengeti National Park, and the Ngorongoro Crater. Unique to this safari is the “off the beaten track” trip to Lake Natron, offering you a real sense of adventure.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lake Manyara National Park – Game drive/ Cultural tourism
  • Lake Natron- Masai tribe visit
  • African Rift Valley – Viewpoint
  • Serengeti- Game drive
  • Lake Eyasi- Hadzabe tribe visit
  • Ngorongoro Crater – Game drive
  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive

Itinerary

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DAY 1: MOSHI/ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA.

Pick up from your hotel then transfer to Manyara with lunchbox on the way. Cultural tourism and evening walk around Manyara banana village. Dinner and overnight stay at a selected lodge.

DAY 2: FULL DAY GAME DRIVE AT LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK.

After breakfast enjoy a game drive in the park till late in the afternoon. Lunch will be served at the Picnic site inside the park. Dinner and overnight stay at a selected lodge.

DAY 3: LAKE MANYARA – LAKE NATRON

After breakfast, drive to Lake Natron with picnic lunch boxes. It is a hard journey through rough and dusty roads but is worth the effort and is made easier by the beautiful and spectacular scenery en route. In particular, hiking the Ngarasero Escarpment with its waterfalls and gorge is breathtaking. Natron is a remote location with a real sense of isolation and serenity.

The lake itself is exceptionally alkaline, beautiful and the lake is home of more than a million flamingos, more particularly the pinkish-white plumage Lesser Flamingos indeed it provides food and breeding place for these birds which are outright suited to the hard environment of a volcanic lake. The flamingos feed on the Spirulina algae abundant in the waters of Lake Natron. Dinner and overnight at selected lodge.

DAY 4: LAKE NATRON

Full day at Lake Natron, visit of the canyon and river Engare Sero + Massa tribe village. Dinner and overnight at selected lodge

DAY 5: LAKE NATRON – SERENGETI

After an early start, you will travel along exciting dirt tracks with wondrous views as your vehicle climbs out of the Rift Valley to reach the wide-open plains of the Serengeti by midday. Safari starting from North East (kopjes). The Serengeti is the most famous park in Tanzania as it is home to the largest animal migration on the planet. The migrating animals are free to roam where they please and are not confined solely to the park boundaries.

However, it has been witnessed that they are straying further afield and to this date, the wildlife watching can only be described as spectacular. Dinner and overnight at a selected lodge.

DAY 6: SERENGETI – SERENGETI

Early morning game drive, viewing in Serengeti Seronera wildebeest migration, back for breakfast, and later proceed with predator view game drive. Dinner and overnight at a selected lodge

DAY 7: SERENGETI – SERENGETI

Full day game drive. Overnight at selected lodge

DAY 8: SERENGETI – LAKE EYASI

Visiting Lake Eyasi will take you to the land of the Hadzabe people, a dry and hot area where these hunters and gatherers are believed to have lived for over 10,000 years. Lake Eyasi itself varies in size according to the rain and will be a little parched bed in the dry season. A perfect location for a break from your wildlife adventures which the surrounding parks give you a lot of.

The culture and historical impressions from here will be a valuable extra for your memories. Dinner and overnight at a selected lodge.

DAY 9: LAKE EYASI NGORONGORO CRATER

After Breakfast picnic lunch with you descend down the crater for half day crater tour till late afternoon after lunch you will start ascending the crater rim on your way to Karatu town. Dinner and overnight at a selected lodge

DAY 10: KARATU – TARANGIRE PARK- MOSHI/ARUSHA

After breakfast, we will make our way to Tarangire National Park for an adventure-packed day of game driving. This park is dominated by the perennial Tarangire River and is characteristically known for its giant baobab trees that stretch and wind their branches into the blue sky. The most spectacular feature of Tarangire is its large elephant population. In fact, it has the largest population of any park in northern Tanzania. These gentle giants abound in excess of 3,000.

Tarangire is currently experiencing and elephant baby boom and you will notice a lot of juniors and babies as members of the herd. Also expect to see zebra, eland, mongoose, giraffe, bushbuck, hartebeest, dik-dik, impala, warthog, and reedbuck. Primates you may encounter are olive baboon, velvet monkey, and bushbaby. Many carnivores are abundant throughout the park such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, and jackal. Today is your last day safari adventure, after game drive, you will start your return to Moshi or Arusha.

Included/Excluded

  • Camping safari according to the itinerary
  • Private Jeep 4×4 equipped with refrigerator, portable charging stations, and pop-up roof.
  • Unlimited mileage game drive
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Professional, English-speaking safari cook
  • Overnight stays in safari tents
  • All camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables, etc.)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water 3 litters daily
  • All the mentioned activities
  • All camping and park entrances fees
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari for emergence evacuations
  • All government taxes
  • Flights ( International)
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Tips for safari guide
  • Personal expenses in nature such as money for souvenirs travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
  • Visa fees ( 100 USD for American and 50 USD for non-American)
  • Immunization documents ( yellow fever recommended for visa processing on arrivals)
  • The government imposed increase of taxes and /or park fees

Durations

Multi day

Tour's Location

Tanzania

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