Tanzania Hippopotamus Safari (24 Days)offered by supplier M20989 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 24 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Specialty Categories: National Parks Wildlife Viewing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 6297 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 8626 US Dollar (USD)
Africa's “Garden of Eden,” the unique Ngorongoro Crater, is the world’s largest unflooded and unbroken volcanic caldera. Thousands of grazing mammals enjoy its lush grasses and swamplands.
The spectacular Lake Manyara National Park in the Great Rift Valley boasts abundant birdlife and tree climbing lions.
Huge Baobab trees and large herds of elephants are unforgettable sights in Tarangire National Park.
Arusha National Park is a hidden treasure in the foothills of volcanic Mount Meru and of course, climbing nearby Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the most exciting and rewarding adventures throughout all of Africa.
Day 1: Airport - Arusha. Pick you up with (Ole Nasira) at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha for overnight. Accommodation 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, the Ngurdoto crater, rare black and white Colobus monkey, and plenty of birds. Lunch at the park before returning to Arusha. Accommodations Impala hotel.
Day 3: Arusha – Tarangire N.P. Depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Entering first to the camp for lunch, after lunch, afternoon game viewing in the park. This park is located in northern Tanzania, 3 0 50's latitude and longitude 36 0 00'E. Its name comes from the river Tarangire, which rises in the highlands of Kondoa in central Tanzania and flows in direction n north along the park. Before becoming a national park, Tarangire was originally a very popular hunting area. Today is considered as one of the best areas of flora and fauna that are in East Africa. Included other animals have more than 3000 elephants. Dinner and overnight in tent camps.
Day 4: Tarangire N.P. Full day in Tarangire national park. Lunch under the umbrella of an acacia trees with lions, dinner and overnight in tent camps.
Day 5: Tarangire - Lake Manyara N.P. After breakfast, we will go quietly into the Lake Manyara National Park for safari. Depart Tarangire park on the 11pm to visit waarusha living along the road to Lake Manyara. Then continue towards a village on a visit to Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at Jambo Campsite.
Day 6: Lake Manyara 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 the entire 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 Full day. Another full-day safari to Lake Natron area. There are several beautiful waterfalls to visit in the area including the Masai tribe who live in the area. Dinner and overnight at Lake Natron Camp.
Day 9: Lake Natron – Serengeti N.P. After breakfast depart (with our packed lunches) to Serengeti National Park. Safari photographic enroute. 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 10: 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.
Days 11-13: Serengeti N.P full days. Days dedicated to explore the Park searching for the big cats. In the evening enjoy the beautiful sunset. Back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 14: 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 Kirawira area – Camping
Day 15: Serengeti N.P day. Another full day safari around grumeti river area. Where you can get to the area of Lake Victoria to visit a large tribe of Tanzania (wasukuma) living mainly by fishing. Dinner and overnight in Kirawira area – Camping
Day 16: Serengeti N.P day. Continuation towards the ndutu area, which is very important during the migration of gnus and Zebras. This area is on the border between Ngorongoro and Serengeti national park. Dinner and stay in tent camps.
Day 17: Serengeti N.P day. Full day in the ndutu area. Dinner and overnight in tent camps.
Day 18: Serengeti N.P day. Another full day safari watching of millions of gnus and Zebras. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Camping area.
Day 19: Serengeti N.P – Ngorongoro C.A. Another full day in the Serengeti watching migration of thousands of Zebras and gnus filled on all sides of this park. Then later, continuation to Ngorongoro conservation. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro camp.
Day 20: Full day Ngorongoro Crater. Departure early in the morning to descend to the Ngorongoro Crater. We recommend a Jeep 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, and lunch that would not need to return to camp until later in the night. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro wildlife lodge.
Day 21: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Crater Empakai). One day walking safari with armed ranger to another crater (empakai). Dinner and overnight in empakai camping.
Day 22: A.C Ngorongoro - Lake Eyasi. Quietly exit the camp heading to Lake Eyasi for a visit to the Bushmen. On the way, visiting the 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 camping at Lake Eyasi
Day 23: 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 to visit another tribe. Dinner and overnight camping at Lake Eyasi
Day 24: Lake Eyasi - Arusha - Airport. Exit quietly to Arusha for a short ride through the city for a visit to the residents. Then transfer to airport to take a flight back to home.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- $8626 per person based on 2 persons on safari
- $6297 per person based on 4 persons on safari.
- 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.
- Driver Guide - 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.
- International flights
- Tanzania Visa
- Kenya Visa (if flying to Kenya)
- Non alcoholic drinks
- Extras at the hotel and tips.
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