Arusha, Tanzania

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Duration

9 days

Start Time

09:00 AM

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Language

English

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Hi, I'm Arnold

Hello Go Africa family. My name is Arnold Makinda, a senior local Tour Guide from Tanzania. I own a degree in Tourism management, a diploma in Range and wildlife science and ecology. I have 26 years tour guiding experience, with in depth knowledge in wildlife, cultural and natural history. I have great experience with bird watching tours, guiding and fundamentals of ornithology. I am an energetic, ambitious and passionate person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake. I am very confident in guiding private tours, dealing with customers of all ages, all ages and backgrounds. I will deliver a sense of excitement by showing the wonders of the wildlife. Let me take you on adventures, This is what safari is all about". Welcome to our pristine National Parks! for fun, learning and discovery, a lifetime experience.
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Overview

No travel experience on earth quite compares with a genuine For the traveler, nowhere in Africa can so completely African safari. The space, the wildlife, the freedom, the welcoming people, the adventure, the feeling of being close to the origins of where we came from, the simplicity of life, the companionship, the adventure. Year after year Tanzania is acclaimed as Africa’s premier safari destination, and so why not make her yours? This program is known as birding among the beasts.It gives a client great opportunity to combine all the wildlife includes animals,birds and flora depending on the season of the year.Tanzania is flooded with all these treasures that gives a guest to learn,discover and leisure the richness of all the natural resources.The reserves have a huge number of different species of birds as well as animals.

Pick Up Point

P.O.Box No.13104 Arusha,Tanzania Kilimanjaro International Aitport,Arusha,255,Tanzania

Day 1 of Tour

  • Day 1:Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport,  Meet your Tour guide and transfer.

     

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Dinner

Transport

Car
Accommodation Details

Type

Hotel

Name

Mount Meru view Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 2 of Tour

  • Day 2:  Arusha NP
  • After Breakfast. Set out for a full day spends on Arusha National Park under Mt. Meru, which looms over Arusha town.
  • The montane forest offers us many exciting birds including both Narina and Bar-tailed Trogons.
  • As we head up the mist-enshrouded slopes, the yellow acacia trees become draped in  old man’s beard lichen and we search for skulking birds  such as White-starred Robin and few other forest birds.
  • The park is also an excellent place to find large herds of buffalo grazing the mountain’s lower slopes. 
  • During this day you might  drive around the  Mt. Meru to the lark plains.
  • These grasslands are home to the last 200 Beesley’s Larks found on Earth, and we will search long and hard for this critically endangered Tanzanian endemic.
  • Other interesting residents here include Chestnut-bellied and Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, shrikes, wheatears, pipits, and larks. The plains are lined by  whistling thorn trees, while hills offer a scrubby habitat that can deliver Red-fronted and White-headed Barbets, Red-throated Tit, and crombecs.
  • The thicket habitat and riparian strips offer many great birds, including Slate-colored Boubou, White-headed Mousebird, Nubian Woodpecker, and the highly gregarious Gray-headed Social-Weaver. A night drive will reveal many bushbabies and perhaps the seldom seen Striped Hyena.

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

You will transferred in a roof hatched Land cruiser which upon opening the roof,you will be able to view wildlife in all direction and get opportunity of getting pictures.

Car

Tickets

This is the park conservation fees.

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Meru view hotel

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 3 of Tour

  • Days 3:  Arusha – Tarangire. 

  • Breakfast. From Arusha we head to Tarangire, where we shall enjoy some of northern Tanzania’s finest birding.

  • The low baobab-clad plains and fever-tree groves support many cool species including three Tanzanian endemics: Ashy Starling, Yellow-collared Lovebird, and Rufous-tailed Weaver.

  • Tarangire is known as  home for African Elephants, enjoy game drive in the park, animals to be seen here are including Zebra, Lesser and greater Kudu, Impala, Oryx, Eland and Lions. Reptiles are also found here.

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Tented Lodge

Name

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 4 of Tour

  • Days 4:   Tarangire – Manyara- Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Breakfast. We depart after an early breakfast and make our way to the shores of Lake Manyara, where thousands of waterbirds and a pink haze of flamingos stretch across the horizon.

  • The waterbird spectacle here is phenomenal, and among the birds we will find large herds of buffalo and other mammals scattered across the lake fringes.

  • This valley lake is backed up the dramatic Rift Valley wall. Freshwater birds feeds into the edge of the lake creating myriad microhabitats for waterfowl and other organisms.

  • The park is popular  home of the famous tree-climbing lions of Manyara, but we would be very lucky to encounter these beasts in our short time in the park.

  • Once we have been blown-away by the spectacle of the park it will be time to move on and we’ll begin the journey to the phenomenal parks of northwestern Tanzania, our undoubted trip highlight.

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Marera Valley lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 5 of Tour

  • DAY 5: NGORONGORO : Breakfast at the hotel and have opportunity to do a mornimg bird watching up to mid day and then depart to Ngorongoro highlands.

  • As we climb higher, we’ll keep our eyes peeled for flowering Lions paws; if we find a patch, we might be exposed to the coolest sunbird spectacle in Africa, with the impressive Golden-winged, coppery-colored Bronze, and iridescent purple Tacazee Sunbirds all vieing for nectar from the same flowers.

  • Moving away from  the Great Rift Valley, we head for the  Lodge on the edge of the magical Crater. Some 20-km wide, and with vertical 600-m tall walls, descending into the crater is like finding Africa's ‘garden of eden’, with almost every variety of wildlife packed into it.

  • At a mere 2.5 million years old, geologically speaking, this volcano is a fairly recent addition to East Africa's landscape.Arrive for lunch at  Lodge.

     

  • In  the afternoon we enjoy an escorted walking safari to the Acacia Lahai forest in the Lemala area as well as some scenic montane forest and grasslands on the crater rim and around our lodge. Here we might see several forest  and mountain birds including Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher, Shalow’s Turacos, flycatchers and bush-shrikes.

     

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 6 of Tour

  • DAY 6: CRATER TOUR . After breakfast we descend into the crater for a full day with picnic lunch.

  •  This is ann extinct volcano that collapsed some million years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display.
  •  Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. Attracting predators, the black-manned lion, the leopard and hyena.
  • The elephant found are the lone old  males who spend much of their retirements in the crater.
  • The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here.
  • A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingos and is a favourite place for predators to make their kill. Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden
  • While in the crater, we will be looking for birds such as, Black-bellied Bustard, Yellow-necked Spurfowl, Long-tailed Fiscal Shrike, Black-faced Go-away.

  • The pink-stained flamingo-infested Lake Magadi shall also impress.We will also be looking for the amazing large herds of  mammals,Lion prides and other small cats eg. Caracals, Serval cats.

  • We in this day must focus  looking for extincting exsisting black rhinoceros on this tour, which number just a handful here, one of the few places they persist in East Africa.

     

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 7 of Tour

  • Day 7 : Ngorongoro – Serengeti Ndutu

  • After breakfast. We descend the Malanja depression and onto the Serengeti plains, where sandgrouse, bustards, and wheatears abound.

  • Grant’s Gazelles are scattered across the plains, while Ostrich and Giraffe walk swaying in the haze.

  • Towards Ndutu we enter beautiful mature Acacia woodland with alkaline lakes and swamps. The lodge’s waterhole is a bird magnet with ever-present Fischer’s Lovebird, a variety of manikins, waxbills, and and the endemic Gray-breasted Spurfowl.

  • The woodlands harbour Chatterers,  Woodpeckers, Babblers, and Tits. This is the famous area where  wildebeest arrive during the raining season for calving, and up to half a million females may be in attendance with their young, presenting a wildlife spectacle of awesome proportions, impossible to describe and enthralling to experience.

  • The attendant predators, particularly Lions and hyenas, will have followed them south and the vultures await each kill with renewed enthusiasm.

  • We arrive at the hotel for lunch,checking in ans go for late afternoon game drive,return to the hotel after sunset for dinner .

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Tented Lodge

Name

Ndutu Safari Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 8 of Tour

  • Day 8 : Ndutu – Serengeti.

  • The Serengeti is now both a World Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage Site.It is known forthe migration of over 1 million wildebeest and other plains game through its plains and woodlands the most spectacular  wildlife event on earth, but it abounds with other wildlife superlatives.
  • The Serengeti is home to the world’s largest populations of wildebeest, zebra, Eland, lions, cheetah, hyena, gazelle (both Thompson’s and Grant’s), and no doubt muchmore.The towering granite monoliths of the southern plains, the 18 - 20 foot crocodiles of the rivers
  • They, together with some 300,000 zebra and attendant predators and scavengers are a vast ecological powerhouse, roaming beautiful landscapes, setting the boundaries, changing the scenery, altering the vegetation, and laying down the limits and the lifestyles of just about everything else that lives here.
  • But don’t let the scale of this natural machineoverwhelmyou.Thereisavarietyofmammals and birds here that only Africa canboast.
  • The birds, of course, are party to this drama. We’ll search for Meyer’s Parrot, Black-faced Go-away-bird, and Usambiro Barbet.

  • We’ll be spending last full day in the park, exploring interesting birds, cats and many more  animals,also in this part of the park there id diversity of landscapes,vegetation mossaic and vastness of the plains .

     

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Snacks
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Tented Lodge

Name

Ndutu Safari Lodge

Rating

    Unrated

Address

P.O.Box 13104 Arusha

Notes

Day 9 of Tour

  • Day 9: Serengeti –

  • After early breakfast, depart for arusha and Transfer to JRO. 

  • On our final day we drive out, returning to Arusha, for transfer to KIA and the return flight. 

  • We shall stop for Lunch at the picturesque Gibbs farm before continuing to Arusha.

  • We will have opportunity stop at curio or gift shops if you like to buy some friend's presents. 

  • In the evening you will arrive at JRO Airport for check in and depart for retuning home.

  • End of North birding among beasts’ safari.

What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee

Good to know

Tour prices include: • Special converted 4x4 safari land rover/cruiser during safari. • Mineral water on game drives. • All park and entrance fees. • Unlimited mileage on game drives. • 1 Half-day Crater tour. • Options for walking / birding in Arusha & Ngorongoro. • Walking local birding guide. • FB Lodge accommodation during Safari as specified. • All domestic ground transfers specified in program. • Medical evacuation membership with F.A.R service while in Tanzania. • Cost for land arrangements for one foreign birding guide in a single room. Tour prices do not include: • Flights not specified. • Visas. • Insurance. • International departure taxes. • Soft & alcoholic drinks on safari. • Items of a personal nature. General terms: Notice on rates: All rates are subject to change without notice if changes will occur in relevant taxes or various costs on which these prices are based. If such an incident does occur we shall try our best to give you prior notice of such changes. This is only a quotation; no reservations have been made for you at this point, confirmation of services can only take place after receiving from you a written confirmation to our proposal and deposit payment has been received into our account; there after a formal confirmation will be made to you in writing. The quotation is valid for flight date(s) and subject to aircraft/vehicle availability and possible fuel and market related increases. No responsibility is accepted for any delays caused by unforeseen circumstances, mechanical breakdowns or circumstances that are beyond our control.We recommend that guests cover themselves with cancellation, default, baggage, emergency evacuation and medical insurance for the duration of their trip. Please note that our normal cancellation policy will apply should you fail to join or start your safari due to airline delays or missed connections. Please ensure you have adequate travel insurance for this purpose.

Important Information

Minimum age

7-70 years

Activity level

Moderate

Additional requirements

No

Cancellation Policy

Moderate

Cancel up to 14 days before Tour Starting time and get 50% refund

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