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Itinerary: The Best of Northern Tanzania Safari 11days

The Best of Northern Tanzania Safari 11days

This safari takes you through the highlights of the unrivalled Parks of Northern Tanzania. This region has a natural abundance of wildlife, and protects the annual migration of millions of animals

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The Best of Northern Tanzania Safari 11days

Overview
Lake Manyara National Park an ornithologists’ paradise that is also noted for the elusive tree-climbing lions. Serengeti probably the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world, Serengeti is a big game haven that also hosts over 3 million large mammals! You then head to Ngorongoro Crater, which supports a year round resident population of a variety of wildlife. It is an attraction in its own and is one of the wonders of the natural world. You will visit Experience Tanzania off the beaten path on this active wildlife and cultural safari. You will encounter with the Hadzabe people the last Bushmen in Tanzania, and the Maasai people, and view wildlife in the vast plains of Serengeti and in the Majestic Ngorongoro Crater.

Highlights:
4 Nights in Arusha Town: Rest and relax, Monduli Village Cultural experience and Ilkidinga Village Cultural experience
1 Night Lake Manyara: Morning and Afternoon Game drives
2 Nights Lake Eyasi: Hadzabe tribe and Datoga tribe Cultural Experience
1Night Serengeti National Park: Morning and Afternoon Game drives
1 Night Ngorongoro Crater: Crater Tour, Picnic Lunch in the Crater and view of Crater at Crater rim
1 Night Marangu Kilimanjaro: Marangu Cultural Tour

Day 1: Arrival Day
When you land at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by us. After greetings transfer to Arusha town for dinner and overnight at your Lodge/Hotel
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 2: Arusha/Monduli
Leave Arusha at 8:30am for Masai visit North of Arusha (Monduli).Stay in the village and enjoy the barbeque which will be prepared by a Masai warrior.
Dinner and over night at your Lodge/hotel.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing. Stay overnight at Lodge or campsite.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge/Twiga Campsite

Day 4: Manyara to Lake Eyasi
After breakfast visits the Bushmen at Lake Eyasi. Stay overnight at Lake Eyasi.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Tindiga Tented Camp/Bush Campsite

Day 5: Lake Eyasi
Cultural tourism to the Datoga people of the Lake Eyasi. Stay overnight at Lake Eyasi.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Tindiga Tented Camp/Bush Campsite

Day 6: Lake Eyasi to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge the archeological site of Leakey's family. Stay overnight at Lodge or campsite.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: NasikiaTented Camp/Seronera Campsite

Day 7: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Leave the Serengeti National Park after breakfast and depart for Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, one of the natural wonders of the world. Meals and stay overnight at Lodge or campsite.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Sopa Lodge/Seronera Campsite

Day 8: Ngorongoro to Arusha Town
Descend in to the Crater for 6 hours Crater tour. This 100 square mile natural amphitheater is host to an astonishing array of wildlife and you may be lucky enough to see rhino, elephant, lion, buffalo as well as large herd's zebras and wildebeest. A picnic lunch will be taken in to the Crater. Later in the afternoon drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at hotel/lodge.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 9: Ilkidinga Village
After breakfast, full day walking tour to Ilkidinga village visiting the local Maasai and Waarusha on the slopes of Mt. Mara. Visits to the local school, dispensary, Maasai women group, traditional Maasai healer, waterfalls, crops fields, etc. This is one of the best cultural tours in Arusha and includes a hot Maasai lunch. Return to lodge/hotel in the evening ready for next day.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 10: Marangu Village Kilimanjaro
After break fast transferred to the foot of Kilimanjaro where the beautiful towns of Marangu and Mamba lies. Here, local people have planned various walking tours through valleys and numerous waterfalls depicting mountain village life. Enjoy the panoramic scenes of and natural beauty of Kilimanjaro. Tours can include the following:
- Guided tours leading to panoramic viewpoints ideal for photography of waterfalls and Mount Kilimanjaro
- Chance to pass historical sights from clan wars and ancient legends including large hiding caves used during the Chagga - Maasai wars
- Visit to local blacksmiths who continue using ancestral methods to prepare Maasai spears and tools
- Opportunity to experience Chagga culture with a visit to a traditional Chagga house, Dinner and over night at Marangu.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Marangu Hotel or Similar

Day 11: Marangu to Kilimanjaro Airport to Home
After break fast, at leisure till lunch time, after lunch transferred to the Airport to connect your flight back home after a memorable trip to Northern Tanzania.

Price Includes:
- All park entrance fees
- Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier
- Accommodation based on three meals a day
- Accommodation on arrival and night after safari
- Crater fees
- 2 airport transfers
- Camping fees
- Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day
- Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide
- Activities as per itinerary above.

Price Excludes:
- International flight
- Hot and cold drinks
- Flying doctors insurance, we can arrange for USD 50per person
- Tips to the driver/guide and all items of personal nature/use
- And all not mentioned in the itinerary above

Prices based on camping safari but can be upgraded to lodges of your choice

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