10 Days Safari –Masai Village & Hadzabe Cultural Tourism

DAY 1 ARRIVAL AT JRO –KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,

After finish passport control and customs procedures you will meet our profession tour guide for short briefing about the next hour, Transfer from airport to Arusha for a refreshing and anticipating rest at The African Tulip Hotel for check in, dinner and overnight, you will be welcomed on arrival and transferred to Arusha for relaxation and overnight stay. Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: N/A

DAY 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast at your hotel, come aboard your private safari car to embark on your Tanzania safari! Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park, just two hours away from Arusha. Tarangire is probably one of the least visited of the northern Tanzanian game parks, and retains a real air of undiscovered Africa, particularly in the south of the park. It lies a little distance to the south east of Lake Manyara and covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. It is named after the Tarangire River that flows through the park. The swamps, tinged green year round, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the largest number of species in one habitat anywhere in the world; on drier ground, the Kori bustard – the heaviest flying bird – can be found. The huge mobs of elephant are easily encountered in any season.Large herds of elephants are seen in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania next to a giant baobab treeAfter game drives in the park, drive to Esilalei Village located about 45 minutes away for dinner and overnight stay Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 3: Maasai Cultural Tour, Datoga Tribe Visit

Maasai Cultural Tour, Datoga Tribe Visit Isoitok Camp is situated in Maasai land in an area known as Esilalei on the soft rolling hills of Losimingori, just 12km away from the beautiful Lake Manyara. Its relationship with Maasai neighbours allows the intrepid traveler to be enveloped in Maasai culture and lifestyles. Through its “Smorgasbord” of activities, the camp has on offer some exclusive insights into Maasai culture. Go for a traditional medicine walk in the morning, followed by a Maasai boma visit, before having a delicious lunch at Camp. After lunch, drive straight to the Bushmen country and spend the late afternoon or evening interacting with the Datoga tribe. Enjoy traditional songs and dances before returning to your camp for dinner and overnight. Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 4

Hunting with Hadzabe Bushmen, Sunset at Ngorongoro Crater Rim Lake Eyasi is home to the hunter-gatherers ethnic group of northern Tanzania – the Hadzabe tribe. They bear similar characteristics to those Bushmen in southern Africa. The small people of this indigenous tribe are probably the last living in harmony with nature and have a wealth of fauna and flora knowledge to share. After an early breakfast, join the Bushmen in their hunting activities. Interacting with indigenous people of northern Tanzania is an unforgettable experience. Spend your morning walking in the African bush. After a late breakfast, drive straight to Ngorongoro Crater rim for relaxation and enjoy a breathtaking sunset. Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 5: Ngorongoro Crater

The world-famous Ngorongoro Crater is at the eastern edge of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera of the once-volcanic Ngorongoro shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth, ringed with towering walls and sheltering forests, grasslands, fresh springs and a large soda lake.

DAY 6t

Ngorongoro Crater Rim to Central Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge Say goodbye to Ngorongoro Crater rim in the morning, and head in the direction of Serengeti National Park. You have the option to visit Olduvai Gorge, where the hominid and other significant archaeological discoveries have been made Olduvai Gorge is where the hominid and other significant archaeological discoveries have been made. Arrive at Serengeti National Park, where an abundance of resident animals can be found all-year-long. There is no bad time to visit the Serengeti as every season has its own special highlight – even the rainy season has the daily thunder and lightning to look forward to. After your afternoon game drive in the Serengeti, proceed to Camp for relaxation. Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 7 Central to Northeastern Serengeti

Go for a morning game drive in the Central Serengeti area to see resident elephants and lions. You can have a picnic lunch at the hippo pool, before continuing your drive northwards. Enjoy an en-route game drive as you drive from central to northeastern Serengeti. Proceed to Buffalo Luxury Camp, located just outside the northeastern Serengeti park border. You can go for a night game drive to spot nocturnal animals, complimentary as part of your stay at. (Night game drives are not permitted inside the Serengeti). Accommodation: Budget Camping Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 8 Northeastern to Northern Serengeti: Great Wildebeest Migration

Enjoy a guided walk in the bush in the concession area just outside of northeastern Serengeti, complimentary at Buffalo Luxury Camp, to learn about insects, plants and the Serengeti savannah. Then depart for game viewing in Serengeti National Park as you drive towards northern Serengeti near the Tanzania and Kenya border. Wildebeest Migration – July to October This is the long dry season and the wildebeest migration is moving north with the thundershowers. July, August and September are the months when wildebeest herds cross the crocodile-infested Mara River to reach the Masai Mara. And this provides for some amazing wildlife viewing. Hundreds of thousands of wildebeest can congregate at crossing points: all crossing in a single continuous wave of beasts. And all this while tooth and claw are waiting around the sides to pick off the weak and the careless. Accommodation: Budget Camping@ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 9: Full day in Northern Serengeti: Mara River area

Early morning breakfast and then depart for full day game drives in Kogatende with your expert guide. Many visitors only want to see the river crossings but the true spectacle of the migration is more than 1,245,000 wildebeests, 200,000 Burchell’s zebras, 18,000 elands and 500,000 Thomson’s Gazelles filling the entire stretch of landscape. The shifting columns of the herds as they traverse the valleys and the hills can only be watched in awe. There is nothing else like this on earth. Besides the amazing wildlife in Kogatende another very positive feature is that there are very few lodges and camps here so all the viewing can happen with few others around.Then, retreat to your camp for an evening of relaxation. Accommodation: Budget Camping@ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 10 Northern Serengeti to Kilimanjaro Airport

After your morning game drive and lunch, transfer to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight to Kilimanjaro Airport to connect with your departure flight home. Accommodation: N/A Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

INCLUSIVE

  • The safari and tour prices below include
  • Camping accommodation for the duration safaris
  • Private 4 wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • Airport transfers
  • Not Included

    • Drinks and mineral water
    • Laundrye
    • Items of personal nature