10 days Taste of Tanzania Nature and Culture
This will be the very fantastic tours & safaris to you, we will drive you to the most popular and best destination for the tours and game drive in the world, you will be able to see and take photos while your on the way to this national parks lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire Arusha National park
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park, 130 kilometers drive – two hours
After breakfast at the hotel you leave early to the Tarangire National park. This is the third largest park in Tanzania and it is characterized by the amazingly large herds of elephants that can be encountered in this park. The Baobab trees are one of the other highlights of Tarangire and the Tarangire River that flows all year round is the life blood of the park. Many animals; predators and the preys alike gather around the river where you can do excellent game viewing after game evening late afternoon you will back to the campsite for Dinner Overnight is at Panorama campsite
Day 2: Tarangire – Serengeti National Park
The breakfast will be at 0600am. Pick up from the Camp at 0700am and drive to the Great Serengeti National with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. The Serengeti National Park the home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocodiles and more. Serengeti is one of the most comprehensive and appealing internet presentations on nature, conservation and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature-lovers and tourists from all over the world visit the virtual Serengeti. Experiencing the local maasai people around lake manyara. in our day it is one of the most famous national parks on Earth, renowned for its magnificent lions but best known for its great migration. dinner and overnight at Seronera campsite
Day 3: Central Serengeti
After breakfast, continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Remember this is the migration safari, so as Serengeti is very large as your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants, your guide knows very well how to locate the herds. The Serengeti National Park is famous for the ‘Great Migration’, over one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand plus zebras each year follow the rains. In October and November they travel from the mountains of the north, southwards to the plains seeking lush pastures. After the great rainy season in April, May, and June the herds then make their return ward journey. Even without this mass migration, the Serengeti is still an exciting and spectacular place that still cannot fail to enthrall Dinner and overnight at Seronera campsite
Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast we will continue with game view in Serengeti for three hours after that we will proceed with game on route arrive at nabi gate for lunch and after that proceed to Ngorongoro conservation area for dinner and overnight at Simba campsite,
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara
This day we will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in Ngorongoro Crater we will drive to Fanaka lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 : Lake Manyara to Arusha
After breakfast the journey continues to Lake Manyara National Park. The protected area encloses a large part of the alkaline lake of the same name. This amazing lake is the seasonal home of a giant flamingo colony and many more waterfowls. On the lakeshore, you can also observe elephants, hippopotami, buffalos, guenons, banded mongooses and numerous types of gazelles and antelopes. Furthermore the park is well known for its “tree climbing lions”. Visitors can regularly observe lions taking a nap in the tree canopies or escaping from the heat on the ground. After watching the animals and exploring the national park, you leave the park in the afternoon and travel to the Kirurumu Manyara Lodge. Soon, the higher lands are reached and a wonderful view of the Maasai Plains and the Lake Manyara opens up before you. Photo stops will be taken and you will be able to enjoy the spectacular views. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel we booked for you
Day 7: Arusha National park
Depart Arusha in the morning with your private guide and travel to Arusha National Park, a short 40 minute drive from Arusha town.
The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hartari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne.
Your day trip includes a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater, affectionately known as the “Little Ngorongoro”. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs and zebras can all be seen year round as well as many different bird species.
Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening
Day 8: Masaai Village
After Breakfast Departure from the Hotel with lunch box together with guide and drive to Monduli Juu is a collection of four small Masai villages namely Emairete, Enguiki, Eluwai and Mfereji. Emairete comprises of a wonderful crater where, in former times, the cattle of only medicine men were supposed to graze. Enguiki village is named after its famous pastures. Eluwai is a village called after the trees where certain small ants have their habitat and that are whistling in the wind. Mfereji is a village down the escarpment that, a long time ago, develop from a place where a South African lived who pulled a ditch down to bring water from the Monduli Mountains. This is what you can experience on this walking tour:
A climbing trip through the evergreen rain forest where you’ll experience the trees, the birds and other animals of that habitat.
A medical trip where you’ll feel and smell different medicinal herbs and visit a Maasai traditional healer.
A warm welcome in Naramatu: a small ‘factory’ where Maasai jewels are made.
Traditional ’nyama choma’ with our Maasai warriors in ‘Orpul’ where you’ll taste the meat yourself.
A rest at astonishing panorama overlooking the Rift valley, Oldonyo Lengai, Lake Natron.
The story of the secret cultural differences between Maasai and waarusha.
Later in the evening back to Arusha for Dinner and overnight at the hotel we booked for you
Day 9: Arusha to Kilimanjaro, MANDARA HUT
At the first day you have to drive about 2 hrs through Kilimanjaro in the morning the semi-tropical foothills to Marangu area which situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain. As you drive, there is usually some admirable view of the snow-capped peak of the mountain. On arrival at Marangu gate, you meet your team of guides and porters, pick up any last minute supplies for the trek, and head to the entrance of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park to register for the climb. From the cluster of buildings at the gate it is some four to five hours walk through patches of coffee plantation and dense rain forest to Mandara Hut. The forest teems with brightly-coloured bird life, colobus and other varieties of monkey. The flora includes numerous mosses, lichens and flowers, as well as delicate orchids. If the skies are clear you may have fine views over the town of Moshi lying at the boundary of the plain far underneath. Mandara Hut is a collection of basic, A-frame mountain huts with bunk beds – quite adequate for your needs – where you inevitably meet up with fellow trekkers who are bent on the same goal. Late in the evening back to Arusha, dinner and overnight stay at Hotel
Day 10: Hot Spring Tour
We will be picked up you in the hotel in Arusha and drive you to small town called Boma Ng’ombe the take dust road and drive for about 30 to 45 minutes through the local villages once approaching the hot spring you will also see some onions farms, varieties of animal, birds and fig trees and many more Your will start enjoying most of the time here spent on swimming and rest, late in the evening drive back by private vehicle start the drive back to hotel for overnight
At the end of your Tour we will drop you off at the airport
- Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities
- All Meals
- Drinking water (on all days)
- All accommodation
- Accommodation on the day before the tour departs and accommodation after your tour in a hotel
- A day room at the end of the tour
- Roundtrip airport transfer( pick up and drop off in the airport
- Camping equipment
- Sleeping bag
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Sleeping bags.
Not included in Tour:
• Items of a Personal Nature
• Tips and Gratitude’s to Safari Staff
• International air fares.
• Any required Visas.
• Travel Insurance
What to bring:
• A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
• Comfortable shoes