CULTURAL TOUR AND WILDLIFE SAFARI

TOUR OVERVIEW

This Tour is comprise of cultural activities and Safari in the Northern circuit National Park.
You will get the chance to visiting the Marangu village at the lower slope of Mountain Kilimanjaro.
 Marangu is a small town with a great amount of history and ancient traditions. Get carried away by the Chagga tribe, unique rainforest landscape and coffee growing insides. . You will get a chance to visit on the base of Mt Kilimanjaro, and view the mountain if you luck.
Also you will visting Lake Eyasi and  interacting with local Bushmen & 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 will 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.
Then you will do Safari in the National Park like  Tarangire National Park,Lake Manyara National Park,Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport

We meet and greet at the airport and we transfer you to Moshi.  Overnight at Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel on bed & breakfast basis. 

Day 2: Cultural Tour to the base of Mt Kilimanjaro 

Visit and learn the history of Marangu and its people. Marangu, at the lower slopes of Kilimanjaro, is a small town with a great amount of history and ancient traditions. Get carried away by the Chagga tribe, unique rainforest landscape and coffee growing insides. This full day tour has it all action, tradition and culinary. You will get a chance to visit on the base of mt Kilimanjaro, and view the mountain if you luck, overnight at   Kilimanjaro Wonder Hotel in moshi. 

Day 3: Moshi – Tarangire National Park


Your 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.[BLD]
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm House, Oldeani Road, Karatu

Day 4: 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. [BLD]
Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari lodge or similar

Day 5: Lake Eyasi


Today’s activities are interacting with local Bushmen & 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 will 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]
Accommodation:  Lake Eyasi Safari Camp or similar

Day 6: Lake Eyasi – Lake Ndutu- Serengeti


This morning, we head through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Eyasi escarpment to Endulen, Ndutu open area towards the Serengeti National Park. We will stop at a Masai village, which is not a touristic Masai Boma, for a cultural encounter of a life time. The Masai people are semi-nomadic herders, who choose to live a traditional lifestyle and are known for their distinctive traditional attire. After lunch, we embark on a game drive within the park on our way to the lodge. [BLD]
Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp or similar

Day 7: Serengeti National Park


Today our game drive will lead us towards the central part of Serengeti National Park. We 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. [BLD]

Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp or similar

Day 8: Serengeti National Park


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 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 acacias woodlands. [BLD]
Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp or similar

Days 9: Serengeti – Ngorongoro  


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]
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm  House or Similar Lodge.

Day 10: Ngorongoro  to Arusha or  Moshi


After breakfast we explore the colourful town of Mto-wa-Mbu for some last minute pictures and curio shopping. At Arusha you can be dropped at The Arusha Airport for a flight to Zanzibar or transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure. -We can arrange a flight for you to Zanzibar as well as the transfers and accommodation at the Island of Zanzibar.

Price

  •  $ 4500 per person  for group join minimum 4 people  to departure  and maximum 12 people

Package Includes:

  • 9 nights’ accommodation in lodges and/or permanent tented camps as mentioned in the itinerary
  •  Carbon Offset with Certificate.
  • Breakfast, Lunches &  Dinners
  • All transport in a fully kitted safari vehicle.
  • Game drives as mentioned.
  • Meals and activities as per the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Experienced & registered local guide

Package Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Flights and airport taxes
  • Pre and post tour accommodation (maybe required depending upon arrival and departure flight times)
  • All drinks, tips, curios & items of a personal nature
  • Visas

Head Office:  Moshi Tanzania
Email:ecoafricaclimbingsafari@gmail.com

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