10 Days Tanzania Popular Active safari

You will Visit: Lake Manyara National Park / Serengeti National Park / Ngorongoro Crater / Olduvai Gorge / Lake Eyasi / Mto Wa Mbu Village / Tarangire National Park.

 

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10 Days Tanzania Popular Active Safari

Trip Overview:

This 10 days Tanzania Popular Acrive safari combines superb wildlife, vast expanses of wilderness, outdoor activities and excellent safari lodges or eco green camps.

Our active safari gives you a true taste of Tanzania wilderness; from visits to iconic National Park such as the Serengeti National Park  to tracking Wildebeest Migration through the dense forests of some of the country’s best national parks. Starting off in the bustling city of Arusha, you will journey to Ngorongoro Crater, the last bastion of the endangered Black Rhino, before exploring Tarangire  and Lake Manyara National Parks, two of the best parks for Elephants and Tree climbing Lions viewing respectively. You will also experience some of Tanzania’s cultural highlights, including the vibrant Village of Mto wa Mbu by bike and many moderate outdoor activities.

 Destination Country: Tanzania  Tour Starts: Arusha. |  Transport:  4X4 Safari Jeep

 Meal Plan: Full Board |  Tour Highlights: 4x4 Game Drive safari | Islands hooping | Beach Holidays.

 Languages offered: English | Spanish | French | Germany | Italy | Others depends on Availability.


Trip Itinerary:

Arrival Day: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO):

We will meet and greet you at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to the delightful Green Mountain Hotel for your overnight stay.

        • Travel time:15 hours.

        • Distance:57 km.

Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park:

        • Travel time:2 ½ hours.

        • Distance:130 km.

Around 7:00 am after breakfast, we will have a short briefing with our director and head guide about the upcoming safari We will travel from Arusha to the small Lake Manyara National Park. This park has so much to offer; famously for spotting the tree climbing lions, hippo pools and thousands of flamingos, not only is this park a bird-lover’s paradise with over 400 species of birds, but is also home to primates such as baboons and blue monkeys and many herbivores, such as elephants, hippos, wildebeest, impalas and giraffes. You might even catch a glimpse of the more carnivorous inhabitants, such as leopards and lions. Through the pop-up roof of your 4x4 safari vehicle you will see the landscape changing from lush acacia woodlands to grassy floodplains, where colonies of flamingos and other water fowls can be found on the alkaline Lake Manyara’s shoreline. After extensive game viewing you will leave the park.

Around 3:00pm driver guide will take you to the beginning of Lake Manyara National Park old gate to the Tanzania's first Treetop Walkway and one of the longest in Africa that takes you on a sky-high adventure through the beautiful forest of Lake Manyara. The Walk along the treetops lets you experience untouched nature and wildlife from a unique perspective, A great outdoor activity for nature lovers and adventure seekers, guides will point out interesting facts about the Lake Manyara flora and fauna, while you can enjoy a unique birds-eye view of the world around you. These treetop platforms are perfect places to stop and enjoy life in the canopy amongst butterflies, monkeys and birds. Late evening, we will return back to accommodation near Ngorongoro conservation Area gate. Enjoy a beautiful dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park

        • Travel time:6 hours.

        • Distance:205 km.

Around 8:00 am after breakfast, we depart along with the local guide to Hike down the Great Rift Valley for 2.5 - 3 hours, through a dense ground water forest. View birds, monkeys, bush buck and other forest animals. Immerse yourself in the sounds of the forest while the fresh streams and waterfalls surrounding you.

We then return back where we left our safari car and start our way to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gauge (Oldupai Gorge -originally misnamed Olduvai- is the most famous archaeological location in East Africa, and has become an essential visit for travelers to Ngorongoro or Serengeti.

We head towards the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time of sun set and heading to our planned accommodations for dinner and overnight.

 Day 3 & 4: Full Day at Serengeti National Park

The entire two full days is dedicated to game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. The areas that you visit will depend upon where the migrating herds are, Predators usually follow closely behind the trekking animals. One Can also expect to see lions, leopards, elephants, Hippos, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species.

During the short rainy season in November and December the herds move from the hills in the north to the plains in the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June they return up north. As the migration is completely dependent on the yearly rainfalls, the location of the herds may vary from year to year but your guide will know where to locate the animals and where to see them best. Later evening we will return back to our accommodations for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Options: Serengeti Hot air Balloon Safari

You have option of doing Serengeti Balloon safari in one of the days, doing balloon you will fly over Serengeti and get opportunity to view Serengeti from the air and see all animals from their hidden place where vehicle could not reach.

Options: Bush Meals: Breakfast or Lunch or Sun down Drinks and Snacks

Bush meals are a real restaurant set-up in the wilderness with chairs, tables, table cloth, porcelain, glassware, silver cutlery, a chef overseeing live cooking and waiters. The private bush meal site is carefully appointed to provide an environment of exclusivity and bring guests closer to nature in fresh air.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

        • Travel time:4 hours.

        • Distance:145 km.

Early morning game drive at Serengeti. Then return back to your accommodation for breakfast, after breakfast will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and go for an afternoon a Nature Walk (depending on weather conditions). Escorted by a ranger and Maasai Guide you follow animal paths through dense forest. North-East of the Ngorongoro Crater lies the Empakai Crater, Empakai is about 6000m wide and 300m high. Among other animals, you will see buffalo, bushbuck, a variety of antelope and blue monkeys, birds are in abundance. A deep soda lake covers a large part of the crater floor. We will walk to the Empakai crater-floor and around the rim of the crater. On a nice, clear day, one can see Mt. Oldonyo Lengai, Lake Natron and Mt. Kilimanjaro. The scenery is left to your imagination!! You will walk around the crater take some picture of the beauty crater with stunning views. There after you will ascend to the top where you will meet your driver and drive to the planned Accommodation on the crater rim for hot shower, Dinner and overnight.

 Day 6: Full Day Inside Ngorongoro Crater:

After early breakfast, we will descend over 600 meters into the Ngorongoro crater a UNESCO World Heritage Site to view wildlife for a full day safari tour. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro crater has the highest wild animal density worldwide among the species are lions, elephants, giraffes, Buffalos, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. You might expect to see the ‘Big Five’ in one day to this picturesque crater. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen here. Late afternoon we will ascend from crater floor and drive to planned Accommodation outside the park at Ngorongoro forest

Day 7 & 8: Full Days at Lake Eyasi:

     • Day 7: Join Hadzabe women:

This day we spent with the women of the village. Joining them as they forage for roots, tubers and berries this is wonderful day learning about plants and their various uses; we spend time with one of the Hadzabe communities that choose to live a traditional hunter gather lifestyle. They live far from the normal tourist route and are therefore very difficult to reach by car. We always plan to spend two Nights close to the Hadzabe village. Also, since it is difficult to understand and absorb the harmony and serenity of the Hadzabe with a flying visit we advise to be in this pack for two days.  Later evening drive planned accommodation for overnight.

     • Day 8: Hunting trip:

The full day we join the men on hunting and honey gathering trips. We try to keep groups of guests quietly in order to avoid alerting the game to our presence and having an adverse effect on their hunting. The day could well involve walking and tracking of wild game. Although one might think that meat forms a large part of the diet, the Hadzabe are largely vegetarians and the majority of their meals are based around honey and fruit.

Spending time with the Bushmen is a powerful experience and hard to beat. But we also live and walk in the most beautiful African bush, constantly surrounded by wild animals. Anybody who enjoys spending time close to nature in wild will love this trip. Most afternoons are spent in and around accommodation, relaxing and taking our own bush walks in the area. By late afternoon, the sunsets from the escarpment are spectacular. Later evening return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.

 Day 9: Lake Eyasi – Tarangire National Park:

        • Travel time: 5 hours.

        • Distance: 97 km.

After early breakfast you will drive to Tarangire National park, Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually huge herds of elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, and cheetah and up to six thousand elephants. After extensive game drives in the park, we will drive to our planned accommodation.

Day 10: Mto wa Mbu Outdoor Activities – Arusha – Kilimanjaro International Airport:

  • Biking: After breakfast you will enjoy a 2-3hour mountain bike ride through the farming village of MtoWaMbu. On this ride you will visit local farms, schools, church, milling machine a local bar and enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant village.

  • Village Walking: After biking tour we will head out for a great cultural experience with an experienced, English speaking guide who grew up in the village. Visit local farms, schools, a kindergarten, local homes, the market and milling machines. We can include a local lunch for your guests that are served in a lovely banana plantation deep inside Mto Wa Mbu village.

  • Maasai Boma Visit: After arriving at “Maasai Village a group of pleasant Maasai and the Village Chief welcomes you with a chilled welcome drink. During a walk through the village, your personal Maasai guide is explaining the life, past and today’s life of the Tanzania Maasai. Get more information about the culinary culture of the Maasai, a group of Maasai men and woman gathering around for the traditional singing & dancing performances.

In the noon After the tour you will drive back to Arusha, upon arrival in Arusha we will sit for debriefing with the leader and customers while having a well-prepared BBQ at our office garden waiting for the right time to drive you to the airport. This will be the end of your Tanzania popular active safari.

 

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What Includes on This Tour


√  Safari according to the itinerary and Accommodation Prices.

√  Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle – 6-Seater Extended Luxury Vehicle.

√  Professional Safari guide.

√  Overnight accommodation according to choose.

√  3-course Meals according to the itinerary in Full Board Basis.

√  Mineral Drinking water.

√  All national park fees and Entry Fees.

√  All mentioned activities unless labeled option.

√  Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari.

√  Accommodation before Safari.

√  Airport Transfers.

√  Well maintained Camping equipment’s (for Eco green camps).

 

What Excludes on the tour


× International and domestic flights.

× Travel Insurance.

× Passport and travel visa requirements (Tanzania visa is required).

× Serengeti Balloon safari ($500/person).

× Single room surcharge.

× Tips to Driver/Guide ($20/group/Day).

× Bush Meal ($35/person).

× Holiday supplement: Applicable on 24, 25, 31 December on accommodations: $25/person.

× Alcoholic and soft drinks.

× Accommodation after Safari (available on request).

× Visa fees.

× Personal expenses.

Travelers Informations:


√ If an accommodation is fully booked, we will suggest a comparable alternative.

√ Travelers should bring only duffle bags safaris {not suitcases}

√ Plastic bags are strictly prohibited in Tanzania.

√ All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.

√ Baggage on domestic flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage).

√ Travelers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certification.

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 Tour Offered By: MAMA AFRICA SAFARI LTD.

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