Tanzania Safari - 21 Daysoffered by supplier M15419 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 21 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Specialty Categories: Volcano Tours
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 5200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5300 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: On your arrival at Kilimanjaro airport in Arusha, you will be transferred to the Oasis Lodge, where you have the day for relaxation. Of course you will be briefed on the clear details of your Safari for familiarization as you dinner and overnight at Oasis lodge.
Day 2: To Tarangire National Park. Having taken breakfast we will move to Tarangire National Park, where we reach around noon. We will then pitch our tents at a campsite in any chosen remote area of the park. Explore your first impressions of an African landscape as you get to an afternoon walk close to the park border. Overnight and meals at the Tarangire basic camping (FB).
Day 3-4: At Tarangire. Enjoy the Safaris on foot guided by an armed ranger, or game drives in the park. The park owns a rich bird life and animals in whatever season. Encounter zebras, elephants, wildebeest and even lions. A visit to Tarangire, whatever the season, is full of experience. Over night and meals at the Tarangire basic camping (FB).
Day 5: Today, head for Ngorongoro Crater, where we reach for lunchtime. Take a picnic lunch we move downwards to the crater floor by car, for an afternoon game drive. The game drive at Ngorongoro is so rewarding, you can never regret it. At evening we camp at a campsite at the crater rim. Over night and meals at the Ngorongoro Crater basic camping (FB).
Day 6: Olmoti crater. Leave for Olmoti crater for a half-day walk. Customarily we meet Masai herders on our walk to the waterfalls of the crater. Take lunch and continue to our base camp at Empakaai Crater. Overnight and meals Empakaai Crater basic camping (FB).
Day 7: Empakaai crater. The encounters along the trail downward to the Crater Lake of Empakaai are spectacular at every point. You might see buffaloes or bushbucks, blue monkeys and many birds. It is a delight to walk on every side of the lakeshore, encountering the serenity and quiet loveliness of this wild spot. Over night and meals at Empakaai Crater basic camping (FB).
Day 8: Begin the on foot tour to Lake Natron. Move down to the outer hills of the Great Rift Valley, walk in the open plains of the Embulbul basin, reach our campsite at the village Naiobi, to encounter the local Masai. Ol Doinyo Lengai and Mount Meru are seen along the way. The donkeys will carry your luggage. Over night and meals at the plains of Ngorongoro Conservation Area basic camping (FB).
Day 9: Move well-nigh to the Oldonyo Lengai the sole active volcano of Tanzania, the "holy mountain" of the Masai. After 4 hours of walking we arrive the foot of the impressive mountain, as we pitch our tents or at Ngare Sero campsite at the nearby Lake Natron.
Day 10: Lake Natron, Mt Meru and Mt kilimanjaro. Ascent at around midnight to avoid the heat of the sun. expect a steep climb and you will reach the top at sunrise at 2450 m height. It is from here that we will have great views of the surrounding landscape, Lake Natron, Mount Meru and even Mount Kilimanjaro.
The crater itself offers a unique spectacle. You can descend in the crater floor, everywhere it is simmering and steaming, small volcanoes inside the crater produce streams of molten lava. Camping at the campsite at the foot of the mountain or at Ngare Sero campsite at the nearby Lake Natron (FB).
Day 11: Ngare Sero River. Move towards the Ngare Sero River, which flows in the Lake Natron. This place contrasts with the surrounding dry landscape. After a strenuous walk up the stream, we reach the source of the river, in torrent waterfalls the river flows out of the mountain. Overnight at the Ngare Sero Zeltplatz (FB).
Day 12: After break with the aid of the car move to Longido. Here we visit a project inaugurated by the SNV, (an eco tourism development organization of the Netherlands). Walk around the extensive plains of Longido Mountain with lush forestation and get some intuition into traditional African culture of the people living here. Overnight at the campsite of the project (FB).
Day 13: Back to Arusha. Drive back to Arusha, where you will have your dinner, relaxation and overnight at the Oasis Lodge.
Day 14: Zanzibar. The option is yours to choose on whether you can stay at Sau Inn Hotel, Chwaka Bay Hotel or Baobab Beach Bungalows for over night breakfast and Dinner.
Day 15-18: At the beaches in Zanzibar. At the beach are wide ranges of water sport activities you can get involved in. Like you can opt for a boat trip, snorkeling, scuba diving, and many more. Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 19: Dhow Palace or Chavda Hotel. Take breakfast and transfer to either the Dhow Palace or Chavda Hotel n Stonetown. Enjoy this spice tour on your way. After the tour we will either invite you for a luxurious lunch prepared by our guides using these spice where you can taste the spices and fruits. The Spice Tour is also the cheapest place to purchase spices and spice oil as you back for dinner at the Dhow Palace.
Day 20: Stone town. You will be taken on a tour to encounter Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through well-known Stone Town, where history materializes. It is an interesting look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar's buzzing market, winding alleyways, flamboyantly carved and upright beam doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Visit the House of Wonders, the Arab Fort, the Palace Museum (People's Palace), and Dr Livingston's House amongst others. Overnight Stonetown Hotel and breakfast and dinner.
Day 21: Back to the Airport for Departure. You will be transferred to the hotel for your scheduled flight back home.
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