9 Days – Caltural Tour and Wildlife Safari

Trip: Starts and ends in Arusha:

Day 1. Marangu Village

After breakfast you will transferred to Marangu and Mamba village. 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 sites from clan wars and ancient legends including large hiding caves used during the Chagga – Maasai wars.

After Lunch you will be transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight

Meals: | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Budget Hotel

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
0830 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for game drive.

1300 Hrs.  Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch,
1400 Hrs. Continue for evening game drive, then drive to Manyara for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Fanaka Lodge

Day 3: Lake Manyara Park + Mto wa Mbu Cultural tour
After your breakfast at 08.30 Drive through local village, You will have Village walks (2-4 hours)
Get an inside look at the homes and exquisite craft of Mto wa Mbu’s many tribes. Visitors will get a chance to meet locals and learn about banana beer, Makonde woodcarvings, and the tribal painting techniques; the village provides a great introduction to everyday life in Africa.

Later with your packed lunch to Manyara park for game viewing. At 1300 hrs take your lunch in the park picnic area, later drive to Lake Eyasi Village for dinner and Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Eyasi Lodge/Similar

Day 4: Lake Eyasi (Hunt with Bushmen-Full day Walking and Cultural)
After breakfast, drive a short distance from camp to the Endabagha River, one the vital water sources that feeds this dry area. Here, meet your Hadzabe guide who introduces the extraordinary life and world of his people, hunter-gatherer Bushmen whose language involves a collection of clicking sounds. Return to Lodge for lunch and a bush walk later this afternoon. You will drive to Lodge/Tented Camp/ campsite for overnight.

The Bushmen are related to the Kalahari Bushmen of South Africa. They speak the same click language but do not understand each other, as they have been apart for very long. The Bushmen live a medieval kind of life style. They do not build permanent homes but follow the animals in the area as they trap and kill them for food. They are hunters and gatherers.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Octagon Lodge

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti 

0730 Hrs.  After breakfast, drive and descend into the crater floor with your lunch box for game viewing. The famous Ngorongoro Crater is rich of wildlife, each species have their own territories.

1300 Hrs.  Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch, which will be served on the crater floor at the picnic site near Lerai forest or hippo pool.

1600 Hrs.  Ascend the Crater and drive to Serengeti for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Tukaone Tented Camp/Similar

Day 6: Full Day Serengeti  

0830 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart from your lodge for game drive in Serengeti National Park.

1300 Hrs.  Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch,

1400 Hrs. Afternoon game in Serengeti, to return in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Accommodation: Tukaone Tented Camp/Similar

Day 7: Serengeti National Park- Lake Natron

After an early breakfast, morning game drive in Serengeti then after, game en route towards north Serengeti. Check out of the park at Klein’s gate then transfer to Lake Natron for an early dinner and overnight

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Natron Tented Camp

Day 8: Lake Natron-Flamingos Breading site/ Cultural/Waterfalls

Lake Natron has often been described as being of lunar beauty and the “Mountain of God” by the Maasai. Spend your day on short walks with a visit to a Maasai Pastoral livelihood. Visit breeding flamingos in the soda lake Visit waterfalls and rift cliffs, (water-shoes are required, and swimsuits!) Dinner and overnight

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Natron Tented Camp

Day 9: Drive to Arusha and shopping time

Morning after breakfast, drive to Arusha for shopping in Arusha City then transfer to the Airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch |
Accommodation: N/A

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PRICE INCLUDES

* Transport in 4WD Safari + guide

* Activities: game drives in the National Parks, cultural visit to Hadzabe tribe at Lake Eyasi, Masaai village visit,

* All meals on safari including mineral water.

* Nights’ accommodation

* National Park entry fees.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

*Any international plane fare

*Any gratuities

* Accommodation before and after Safari in Arusha

* Any Airport Transfers

*Portage Fees

* Flying Doctors Insurance cover

*Any telephone calls while in the lodge

*Any tips to driver or staff

*All extra activities offered by the lodges

*Any service not mentioned above

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NOTE: We offer a wide range of safaris options, so you can tailor your safari to be exactly what you want. Contact us for a customized itinerary and quote.