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Giraffe Safari (16 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2976 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3287 US Dollar (USD)

Tarangire National Park, which is the "Baobab Capital of the World", is 120km and 2 hours drive from Arusha (75 miles). Tarangire is renowned for its wild landscapes and diverse habitats.The Tarangire River, from which the park derives its name, is the only permanent water source within 2600 square kilometers (1625 sq.miles) of protected wildlife area.

In addition to numerous animals, the park has over 300 species of birds and has the highest recorded number of breeding bird species of any habitat in the world. Tarangire is most famous for its elephants. There are 3,000 resident elephants in the park and another 3,000 individuals migrate into the park during the dry season of July-October.

Elephants can begin to migrate into Tarangire as early as May and June as they follow the long rains and love the tall swamp grass found in Tarangire National Park. Elephant watching is excellent in Tarangire all year round. Bird watching is amazing all year round as well and Tarangire boasts the largest number of breeding species in one park in all of Africa.

Day 1: Airport - Arusha. Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha for overnight. Accommodation at Impala Hotel.

Day 2: Arusha N.P day. After breakfast drive to Arusha National Park. This park is famous for the flamingos of Lake Momela, Ngurdoto the crater, the rare black and white Colobus monkey, and so forth. Before entering the park are likely to find people in the region, the Wa-Meru along the road. Lunch at the park before returning to the Impala for the night.

Day 3: Arusha - P.N Tarangire. Depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Coming first to the camp for lunch, the afternoon game drive in the park. This park is located north of Tanzania, 3 0 50's latitude and longitude 36 0 00'E. Its name comes from the Tarangire River, which rises in the highlands of Kondoa in central Tanzania and flows in a northerly direction along the park. Before becoming a national park, Tarangire was originally a very popular hunting area. Today it is considered one of the best areas of flora and fauna that are in eastern Africa. Included other animals have more than 3000 elephants. Dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 4: Tarangire N.P Full day. Full day in Tarangire national park. Lunch under acacia trees with lions, dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 5: Tarangire N.P - Lake Manyara N.P. After breakfast, transfer to Lake Manyara National Park which is within walking distance from Tarangire National park. Taking pictures along the way, we will go directly into the park for game. Lake Manyara is famous for tree climbing lions, buffaloes, large groups of baboons, hippos and aquatic birds in Lake Manyara with etc. Lunch with baboons, dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 6: Tarangire N.P - Lake Natron. After breakfast drive towards Lake Natron. Lunch dinner and overnight at Lake Natron camp where you can see the mountain of God Oldonyo Le-Ngai-a few meters from the camp. This name 'Oldonyo him Ngai' derived from the Masai language means "Mountain of God", the mountain is located on the exterior of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, northeast along the Lake Natron. Situated at an altitude of 2878 meters above sea level is the only active volcano in the area that erupted in 1966 1983, and recently 2006.Dinner and accommodation in tent camps.

Day 7: Lake Natron Full day. We spend all day hike. May be closer to the Mountain and Lake Natron, visit several waterfalls in the area accompanied by the Masai. Breakfast, lunch and dinner in tent camps.

Day 8: Lake Natron - Serengeti P.N. After breakfast drive to the Serengeti National Park. We will have packed lunches for you to have plenty of time to spot animals in the Serengeti. Although have written millions of words about the Serengeti National Park, all can be summarized in a few 'is one of the places most unusual of the world'. The Serengeti-a name that seems to conjure up all that is wild in Africa, 14,763 sq kms, became a protected park in 1921 and in 1951.Dinner and overnight in tent camps.

Day 9: Serengeti N.P Full day. Full game drive safari in Serengeti National Park, which has 14,763 square kilometers and a lot to see families of lions and their cubs, leopards, buffaloes, antelopes etc. Dinner and accommodation in tent camps.

Day 10: Serengeti N.P day. After breakfast, we continued toward western Serengeti near lake Victoria. This place is very nice and popular for its famous Grumeti River where Zebras and gnus cross during the migration. Also can be found large Nile crocodiles. Dinner and overnight in tent camps.

Day 11: Serengeti N.P - Ngorongoro C.A. After breakfast, visit to the Ngorongoro conservation with a stop at the Oldupai Gorge museum. We will have lunch boxes, so we will make a further short safari in the Serengeti before heading to ngorongoro. Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro wildlife lodge.

Day 12: Full day Ngorongoro A.C. (Crater). Departure early in the morning to descend to the Ngorongoro Crater. We recommend a safari in the morning to avoid dust in the afternoon. It is also the best time to spot the black rhino. Lions, hyenas, jackals and elephants are another attraction. Breakfast in the crater, picnic lunch inside the crater that would not need to return to camp until later in the night. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro wildlife lodge.

Day 13: Ngorongoro C.A - Lake Eyasi. Quietly exit the camp heading to Lake Eyasi for a visit to the Bushmen. On the way visiting Wambulu which is the tribe occupying the area. Arrival at the camp for lunch and then delayed a short nap before going to a hike in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Eyasi lake camp.

Day 14: Lake Eyasi day. Full day safari with the Bushmen. Early morning departure for a fantastic day. Back to camp for breakfast, lunch and nap and leaving later for another visit to another tribe. Dinner and overnight in lake Eyasi camp.

Day 15: Lake Eyasi - Arusha - airport. Eyasi exit from the lake to the city of Arusha to catch the flight back to Spain.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- $3287 per person based on 2 persons on safari
- $2976 per person based on 4 persons on safari.

Price Includes:
- Transfers airport - hotel - airport
- Stay in the safari camps for meals and accommodation – in full board basis (FB)
- Stay in tourist class hotel with breakfast in Arusha
- Well prepared private 4x4 vehicles for the observation of animal life
- Entrance to national parks
- An English-speaking driver guide
- Visit to the Oldupai gorge (Olduvai)
- Bottled Mineral Water every day during the Safari, African coffee and tea.
- All pick up from from your arrival date to your departure date
- Other drinks such as coffee, tea, milk, etc. on safari
- Entrances – for cultural tours – such as a visit to the maasai people in the ngorongoro conservation area authority.

Price Excludes:
- International flights
- Tanzania Visa
- Kenya Visa (if flying to Kenya)
- Non alcoholic drinks
- Extras at the hotel and tips.

About This Supplier
Location: Tanzania
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2011

Founded by Mark Ole Nasira, M20989 is a small exclusive company founded in the principal of providing a true experience of the life, culture and natural beauty of Tanzania. We will design and tailor a safari around you - your desire, interest and needs to create a memorable safari. Your fantastic safari will explore...

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