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African Elephant Safari (11 Days) Swt 0017

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2635 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2931 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 where you arrive and transfer to Arusha. Accommodation at The Karama lodge.

Day 2: Arusha - Tarangire N.P. Depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Arriving first to the camp for lunch, then 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 África. Included other animals have more than 3000 elefantes. Dinner and accommodation at Maramboi Tented lodge.

Day 3: Tarangire N.P - Lake Manyara N.P. After breakfast a short morning game drive. Then, transfer to Lake Manyara National Park which is within walking distance from Tarangire National park. Photographic safari enroot, we will go directly into the park for game. Lake Manyara is famous for tree climbing lions, buffaloes, and large groups of baboons, hippos and aquatic birds in Lake Manyara etc.Lunch with baboons, dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Hotel.

Day 4: Lake Manyara N.P - Lake Eyasi. After breakfast, quietly out of the camp towards the Lake Eyasi for a visit to the Bushmen. On the way visiting Mbulu’s tribe which is occupying the area. Arrival at the camp for lunch and then delayed a short nap before going to a hike in the afternoon. Dinner in the Tindiga tented lodge.

Day 5: Lake Eyasi Full 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 tented lodge Tindiga.

Day 6: Lake Eyasi - Karatu - Ngorongoro C.A. After breakfast, we will do another walk in the morning by the lake area Eyasi up to the lake Eyasi. Then back to camp for lunch. After lunch we'll continue to Karatu to visit the Ngorongoro next day. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 7: Karatu - Ngorongoro A.C (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, lunch inside the crater that would not need to return to camp until later for accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro wildlife lodge.

Day 8: Ngorongoro C.A - Serengeti P.N. Breakfast. Depart to the Serengeti National Park. This is the largest park in East Africa, famous for its immense migration of herbivores to the Masai Mara, and may experience during the month of June. Crossing by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the first time. Photo Safari by road in the park's Serengeti. Dinner and accommodation Seronera wildlife lodge.

Days 9-10: Serengeti Full days. Breakfast. Days spent exploring the park game viewing from their extensive plains in search of the Big Five. Hopefully we can see the herds of lions. Also buffalo, zebras, giraffes and gazelles. The buffalo population has increased, benefiting from predators such as lions, cheetahs and hyenas. We will take a high for lunch. Evening enjoy the savanna sunset. Dinner and lodging at Seronera Wildlife Lodge.

Day 11: P.N Serengeti - Arusha - Airport. After breakfast we'll continue to catch a flight to Arusha. Only takes about 45 minutes flight from Seronera to the city of Arusha. Arriving in Arusha for lunch followed by a town tour. Then transfer to the airport to catch another flight home.

Supplemental Tour Information:
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.
- 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.

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

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Tour cost, approximately:
- Usd 2931 per person based on 2 persons on safari
- Usd 2635 per person based on 4 persons on safari.
- Rates calculated in U.S. dollars per person as of 2012/2013 per person sharing.

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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