Best of Tanzania Wildlife Safari
14 Days Tanzania wildlife safari, culture tour & Volcano Summit
14: DAYS TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI
Day 1: Tarangire National park
After breakfast in Arusha, drive to Tarangire to discover the giant termite mounds and baobab trees of Tarangie. This park is famous for its large elephant population, scenery and diversity of birdlife.dinner and overnight at kingongoni campsite, located just outside the national park.Tarangire’s wildlife includes elephant, lion, giraffe, warthog, ostrich, impala and baboon.
Day 2: Tarangire National park:
Leave the campsite at 6:30am for an all-day game drive in Tarangire searching for the greater and lesser kudus. Eat a packed lunch in the park. Return to the campsite at 6:30pm for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: tarangire to Lake Manyara national park:
Early morning game drives in return to the campsite for a hot breakfast. Park up the vehicles and leave for Lake Manyara National park. Drop off supplies at the campsite before going on a game drive. Game drive in manyara eating a picnic lunch in the park.Dinner and overnight at jambo campsite.Wild commonly seen in Lake Manyara includes elephant, baboon, giraffe, hippo, flamingo, and various water birds.
Day 4: Lake Manyara to Lake Eyasi:
Spend the morning in Lake Manyara. Return to the campsite for brunch. At 11am, leave for Lake Eyasi, visit the Hadzabe are one of the last Hunter-gatherer tribes left in Tanzania, and there are proximately 200 families living in the Eyasi area. After lunch in Esyasi area. After lunch in Eyasi, visit a traditional blacksmith and watch him turn mental into jewelry. Later visit a traditional boma of the Datoga tribe.
dinner and overnight at eyasi village camp.
Day 5: Lake Eyasi:
At 6am, go on a hunt for bush meat with the Hadza men. Spend four hours hiking through the bush tracking animals. Return to the campsite for lunch, return to the Hadza tribe and go with the women to find roots in the forest.Dinner and overnight at Eyasi village camp.
Day 6: Eyasi to Lake Natron:
Leave Lake Eyasi at 8am for Lake Natron. Lake Natron is home to oldonyo lengai, an active volcano that is known as the mountain of God to Masai tribe. Reach Lake Natron in the afternoon and spend a relaxing evening at Ngaresero campsite.The campsite is next to a river, and makes an excellent starting point for hikes across the flats of Lake Natron
Day 7: Lake Natron:
Spend all of day eight exploring the river and waterfalls near the campsite of Lake Natron. Trek across the mineral lake observing the many birds that feed on the lake. Eat a hot lunch at the campsite and chart with the local Masai. If you’re interested, you can climb oldonyo lengai, a volcanic mountain in Lake Natron. Begin hiking at midnight, reaching the peak at down. View the molten lava in the volcano and descend the mountain to return to camp for a hot breakfast.overnight at Ngaresero campsite.
Day 8: Lake Natron to Serengeti National park:
After an early breakfast, load the vehicles and drive to Serengeti national park. As you drive to lobo campsite, view wildlife in the northern reaches of Serengeti national park.Species commonly seen in the Serengeti include wildebeest, cheetah, zebra, lion, giraffe, impala, topi, and leopard.
The Serengeti is also a home of more than540 species of birds.
Day 9: Serengeti national park:
Early morning game drive from 6:30am until 11am. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch. Game drive again in the afternoon from 3pm until 6:30pm. Return to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
10: Serengeti National Park:
Go on another early morning game drive in the Serengeti from 6:30am, until 11am. Return to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon rest. Go on another game drive from 3pm until 6:30pm, returning to ikoma camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Serengeti to Ngorongoro conservation area:
Leave the lodge for the final game drive in the Serengeti. Game drive in the Serengeti until2pm, at which point you will leave Serengeti national park and enter ngorongoro conservation area. Game drive along the way to ngorongoro crater, arriving at ngorongoro samba campsite in time for the spectacular crater sunset. The craters resident wildlife includes lion, zebra, cheetah, wildebeest, hippo, elephant, and flamingoes.
Day 12: Ngorongoro crater to Arusha:
At 7am, leave the campsite for a six hour game drive in the crater. The largest unbroken cadera in the world, Ngorongoro has an area of 260meters. The crater provides a protected habitat for thousands of mammals and birds. At 2pm, leave the crater to return to Arusha. Overnight at jacaranda hotel