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Northern Tanzania (12 Days, 11 Nights)

offered by supplier M20989 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1882 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5623 US Dollar (USD)

Tarangire National Park lies 120 km south of Arusha, along The Great North Road highway, and is very popular for day trips from the town. Tarangire offers a wide variety of wildlife in its area of 2,600 sq. km.

As in all ecosystems, the vegetation and the types of animals you find are closely correlated. The principal features of the park are the flood plains and the grassland, mainly comprising of various types of acacia trees, and a few scattered baobabs, tamarind and the sausage trees. The Tarangire River, after which the park is named, provides the only permanent water for wildlife in the area.

Day 1: Airport - Arusha. Welcome to Tanzania! Upon your arrival into Kilimanjaro Airport meet and greet with our representative who will transfer you to the Ilboru Safari lodge. BB

Day 2: Tarangire National Park. Start your first experience of safari life driving through the vastness of Tarangire National Park. Travelling through the park you will marvel at the beauty of this pristine wilderness before arriving at the lodge for lunch. Overnight: Tarangire Safari Lodge. FB

Days 3-4: Tarangire National Park. We have an early morning departure with a packed breakfast, which will allow us to make the most of our wildlife viewing before returning to lodge for a late lunch. Escorted by your safari guide, a game walk in the late afternoon will give you an intimate taste of life as an African explorer before you take a refreshing sundowner with some of the best sunsets in Africa. Overnight: Maramboi Tented Lodge. F

Days 5-6: Lake Eyasi. Today we take you to the shores of Lake Eyasi. Traveling via towns such as Mto wa Mbu and Karatu we will have the chance to interact with the Barbaig and Datoga tribes/villages before reaching the lakeshore. En route you will stop for hot lunch at Karatu. Arrive at Lake Eyasi. With such comforts guaranteed, you are perfectly placed to share the lives of the Hadzabe Bushmen the lives of one of the last groups of authentic hunter gather groups left in Africa. Overnight: Tindiga Tented Lodge. FB

Days 7-8: Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Bidding farewell to our cultural hosts we will drive up to Ngorongoro Conservation arriving in time for Lunch, after lunch, there is an option of walking around the crater view point for birding. The Ngorongoro Crater walls drop sheer for almost 2000 ft. before depositing you in the middle of the greatest wildlife concentration in Africa. Overnight: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge. FB

Days 9-11: Olduvai Gorge - Serengeti National Park. Today we head for the Serengeti, en-route visiting Olduvai Gorge, a river canyon cutting 300 ft into the volcanic Serengeti plains, once home to our earliest ancestors. Their remains can still be found nestling in the exposed soils. We descend to the Serengeti Plains. Part of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, Serengeti National Park is home to the most famous wildlife spectacle on earth, the annual migration of a million wildebeest. Overnight: Ikoma Safari Lodge. FB.

Day 12: Serengeti National Park - Arusha. After breakfast drive back to Arusha via Meserani Snake Park, lunch en route. Arriving Arusha Town by late afternoon and transfer to the airport for a flight home.

Supplemental Tour Information:
Note: We do not have a limited number of people travelling.

Price Includes:
- Transfers airport - Arusha - airport.
- Stay in tourist hotel with breakfast in Arusha.
- Well prepared 4x4 vehicles for especially for the observation of animal life.
- Visit to the Bushmen and Datoga in Lake Eyasi
- All parks & Conservation entry fees.
- Crater Services fee
- Services as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking field guide & driver. (Other Languages on request)
- Visit the Olduvai Gorge (Oldupai)
- Bottled Mineral Water every day during the Safari, African coffee and tea.

Price Excludes:
- International flights.
- Tanzania Visa.
- Kenya Visa (if flying to Kenya).
- Alcoholic drinks
- Extras and tips.
- Entrance to museums, towns, visits and any services not specified in the paragraph.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices are calculated in U.S dollars per person sharing in double room:
- 1 pax:
* Costs: 5.623$
* Camping: 4.472$
- 2 pax:
* Costs: 3.525$
* Camping: 2.853$
- 3 pax:
* Costs: 2.918$
* Camping: 2.316$
- 4 pax:
* Costs: 2.742$
* Camping: 1.626$
- 5 pax:
* Costs: 2.585$
* Camping: 1.899$
- 6 pax:
* Costs: 2.479$
* Camping: 2.112$
- 7 pax:
* Costs: 2.397$
* Camping: 1.986$
- 10 pax:
* Costs: 2.431$
* Camping: 2.018$
- 12 pax:
* Costs: 2.391$
* Camping: 1.882$
- SRS pax:
* Costs: 443$
* Camping: 24$.

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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