10 Days Camping Safari with Cultural Activities
Day by Day Itinerary
ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at around 07:30am and drive on a tarmac road 38km to Arusha National Park (552 Km2) with packed lunch. Over 400species recorded in such a small park is quite an impressive count. A combination of the forest reserve, the Momella Lakes and the Ngurdoto crater does the magic. A closer look at the birds can be arranged with a walking Safari or canoeing. Over 400 species recorded in such a small park is quite an impressive count. Momella Lake is one of the best places in Tanzania to see waterbirds, flamingo, pelican, little grebe, a variety of herons, ducks and waders are common. Also Hart lab, turaco, eagles, Lesser & Greater Flamingos, p orchards, geese, hammer Kop, red shark, spur winged goose, woodpecker, secretary bird, gray parrot. Other animals such as Zebras, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Water bucks, Colobus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, Baboons and many others reside here. Dinner and overnight at The Ambassador Hotel.
ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, starting a safari from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular between June and September, the dry period. During this time thousands of animals- wildebeest, buffalo, and Oryx migrate from the dry Maasai steeple to the Tarangire River looking for water. Lions, leopards and other predators follow the herds. Tarangire is home to over 500 varieties of birds. Have lunch and take a late afternoon game viewing and drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Sunbright Campsite.
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we drive on a tarmac road 40km with a lunch box to Lake Manyara National Park for afternoon game drives. Start the game drive through underground water forest, proceed to acacia woodland savanna open land, pass by hot water spring, and proceed to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara is home for many flamingos and other water birds. The park is home to tree climbing lions, hippo, elephant, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, baboon, blue and velvet monkey, warthog, and more. About 350 species of birds have been recorded here. You will have a picnic lunch, dinner, and overnight at Sunbright Campsite.
LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After early breakfast we leave for Serengeti National Park, driving through Ngorongoro conservation area, with the option of visiting Olduvai Gorge (known as cradle of mankind the hominids dating 2millions years back). The game drive takes us to the vast Serengeti plains home of the big game animals, the predators, great migration and the Nile crocodiles. 06:30pm At sunset you are drive for dinner and overnight Seronera Campsite.
FULL GAME DRIVE AT SERENGETI
After breakfast we start a day with the morning game drives in Serengeti National Park marveling at the stunning scenery, ever changing light and always entertaining wildlife, all explained to you by your expert guide With the option of picnic or hot lunch at 12:30am. And after lunch we set off again for afternoon game drives that took us till sunset 06:30PM. when we drive to the Camp for dinner and overnight at Seronera Campsite.
SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast, depart from Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Wake up for early morning game drives in Serengeti then head back to the campsite for breakfast. You will then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
NGORONGORO CRATER - LAKE EYASI
Leave 6:00am from the camp in the morning just after breakfast, drive to the crater for another day of game drives highlights includes the rare spotted black rhino, big game animals, the stunning crater floor, Stop at the picnic site for lunch at 2:00PM and after lunch make game en route to Ascent the Crater and drive to lake Eyasi to visiting Bush man tribe. Arrive at 05:00 PM. Take a time to visit lake Eyasi for sunset then drive back for dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Camping Site.
LAKE EYASI - MTO WA MBU
Early in the morning before breakfast we leave the Camp and go to visit The Hadzabe people and is an original hunter-gatherer population of Africa. Get the history from the guide who is speaking the same language and go hunting with them after that we visit another tribe called Taturu sometimes known as Mang'ati who still live in their traditional way. Then drive back to the Camp for breakfast and lunch together Later drive to Mto wa Mmbu area for overnight at Sunbright Campsite.
WALKING TOUR - LAKE EYASI
After an early breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara Area for a walking safari at Mto wa Mmbu village. Visit 120 Tanzanian tribes and learn how they can live together without conflict. Visit the local brew and the farm of rice. After that you will finish with a visit to the Masai tribe. Then drive to lake Natron for dinner and overnight at Lake Natron Campsite.
LAKE EYASI - ARUSHA
Early in the morning before breakfast at sunrise you will enjoy the spectacular tour in the soda Lake of Natron and the beautiful waterfall flowing from highlands toward the direction of Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Lake Natron is lying in a beautiful scenic area below the Rift Valley escarpment. Lake Natron has such a high concentration of sodium, that the water is often viscous to the touch. There is good game viewing and birding in this harsh landscape with dry country species such as gerenuk, lesser kudu, and Oryx. Natron is also the only known breeding ground for East Africa's millions of lesser flamingos which cover the lake between August and November.After that you will drive back to the camp to have heavy brunch then Drive back to Arusha for overnight at The Ambassador.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Round trip airport transfer
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water on all days
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Alcohol drinks
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