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10 Day Tanzania Wildlife & Cultural Explorer

Silver Rated, Scheduled Accommodated Safari (Tanzania)

Safari Highlights:
Tarangire National Park, Local School Visit, Centre for disabled kids Visit, Village Visit with traditional lunch, Lake Manyara National Park, Hadzabe Tribe (Bushmen)& Datoga Tribe(Blacksmiths), Serengeti National Park, Maasai Tribe, Ngorongoro Crater
This is a small group safari that explores both the wildlife and cultural highlights of Tanzania, with all accommodation in either a lodge or permanent tented camp.
Single Supplement: Yes
Child Friendly: No
Group Size:
Min: 4 people
Max: 12 people
2019 Rate (valid to 31 December 2019)
Price person sharing US$2,900
Single supplement US$450
Plus Park fees US$665
German/French guided departures US$50

*Please note all rates are subject to change due to any unforeseen
circumstances including rate of exchange fluctuations.
Park fees are subject to increase at any time without notice *

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Safari Itinerary

Day 1 Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge or similar, Arusha, Tanzania
Upon your arrival, you will be collected from the airport and transferred to your lodge in the lush forests surrounding the town of Arusha. If you arrive early enough, you will have an opportunity to explore the lodge grounds, take a dip in the swimming pool or partake in any of the offered additional activities available. (D)

Day 2&3 Rift Valley Photographic Lodge or similar, Tarangire National Park, Manyara
The safari begins after breakfast this morning. Our first stop is Arusha town, for any last minute purchases before we head off on an exciting safari experience! We will be in the Tarangire National Park for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of the annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephant, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebra. The next day after breakfast, we set out to experience the cultural diversity of Mto wa Mbu, starting at the market and visiting a Chagga family producing banana beer and passing by many different farms. On the way, the guide will introduce you to the various fruit and vegetables growing in the area and explain the irrigation system that sustains local crops. After having a delicious, home-cooked meal in a local Mama’s home; we visit to the nearby children orphanage centre and school. Late afternoon we enjoy a visit to the Maasai Boma for the cultural encounter of a life time.(BLD/BLD) Approx distance: 250 km, driving time: 4-5 hours (including game drive speeds).

Day 4&5 Lake Eyasi Safari Camp or similar, Lake Manyara National Park – lake Eyasi
After coffee and breakfast, we head towards Lake Manyara National Park for an early morning game drive. This spectacular national park is located at the north-western corner of Lake Manyara, a shallow soda lake at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. Lake Manyara is not only known for its large flocks of flamingos, but also for the elusive tree-climbing lions. After lunch and a short afternoon game drive, we head towards our lodge at Lake Eyasi. Day two's activities are interacting with local Bushmen and Blacksmiths communities. The Hadzabe Tribe, live in groups hunting with bow and arrows and gathering roots, tubers and wild fruits, much as humankind lived in the Stone Age. We obtain an in-depth look at how they continue to survive and adapt to their harsh environment and the challenges they face in continuing their nomadic existence. The Hadzabe have close relations with the Datoga tribe, blacksmiths who have developed their trade over centuries and still practice it very much the same way today. They produce the arrow heads for the Hadzabe and brass trinkets, some of which will be for sale by the maker himself. (BLD/BLD) Approx distance: 120km, driving time:3-4 hours (including game drive speeds)

Day 6-8 Kisura Kenzan Tented Camp or similar, Serengeti National Park
This morning, we head through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Eyasi escarpment to Endulen, Ndutu open area towards the Serengeti National park, ith picnic lunch provided; we embark on a game drive within the park on our lodge. On the Next day the game drive will lead you towards the Serengeti National park. Look for large herds of wildebeests pounding the grasslands, while hungry predators such as lions, leopards and cheetahs prey upon the youngest and weakest members of the herds. The Serengeti’s endless plains provide an exceptional landscape for wildlife viewing throughout the year. Day three allows you to enjoy a full day of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is renowned for its annual wildebeest migration and large predator population. From February to May, a herd of over a million wildebeest (gnu) migrate for the Western corridor of the park, in search of greener pastures. The Serengeti’s other animal attractions include lion, leopard, zebra, Thompson’s gazelle, impala, Grant’s gazelle and buffalo. Most of the park is open swathes of grassland, broken by isolated granite kopjes (hills) and patches of acacia woodlands. (BLD/BLD/BLD) Approx distance: 290km, driving time; 5-6 hours (including game drive speeds)

Day 9 Rift Valley Photographic Lodge or similar, Lake Manyara
We take an early breakfast at camp and then head to the Ngorongoro Crater. On arrival we go through the registration process and descend to the floor of the world’s largest unbroken caldera for the most wonderful day of game viewing.We will have lunch at the Lerai picnic site at the side of the hippo pool and continue with a game drive up the crater rim. (BLD) Approx distance: 400km (including the crater) driving time: 6-7 hours (mostly at game drive speeds)

Day 10 Arusha – End of tour
After breakfast we explore the colourful town of Mto-wa-Mbu for some last minute pictures and curio shopping. Afterwards we head to Arusha where the tour will end. We hope to welcome you again on one of our African adventures. (B) Approx distance: 250km, driving time: 3-4 hours.

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