9 Day budget cultural and wildlife safari covering Tarangire National Park, Mto Wa Mbu, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti, and Ol doinyo Lengai Trekking in Lake Natron. On this safari into the life of wild and in their right environment Africa, manage your eyes to striking views of the greatest game parks of Serengeti.
- Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire national park
- Day 2: Tarangire to Mto wa Mbu to Lake Eyasi
- Day 3: Full day in Lake Eyasi
- Day 4: Lake Eyasi to Ngorongoro Crater
- Day 5: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park
- Day 6: Full day in Serengeti national park
- Day 7: Full day in Serengeti national park
- Day 8: Serengeti to Lake Natron
- Day 9: Lake Natron to Arusha
DAY 1: ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Meet with one of our office safari consultants and your driver guide at 8 am in your hotel for a short briefing about your tour. Then after the briefing, you will depart for Tarangire National Park with your picnic lunch. Driving from Arusha to Tarangire National Park is approximately 1.50 to 2 hours, this will depend on your hotel pickup location. Arrive Tarangire in time for your game viewing and drop off your camping gears and the cook. The park is famous for its large number of elephants, huge baobab trees, and tree climbing lions. The guests to the park can anticipate seeing any number of resident zebra and wildebeest in addition to the less habitual animals. Other familiar animals include waterbuck, giraffe, and olive baboons. Tarangire is also home to more than 550 species of birds, and the park is a place of safety for bird partisans who can expect to see dozens of species even in the dry season. Spend the rest of the day on a game viewing before proceeding to MISWAKINI CAMPSITE for your dinner and overnight. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 2: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK, VIA MTO WA MBU TO LAKE EYASI
After breakfast at the camp, Depart Tarangire for Mto wa Mbu cultural tour in which you are going to visit balaa village where you will meet more than 30 different tribes, visit several schools, rice, banana farms. This cultural will take 3 and a half to 4 hours. You will experience the local Tanzanian cuisine before departing to Lake Eyasi. After lunch depart Mto Wa Mbu and proceed to Lake Eyasi, cross the Great Rift Valley and keep on moving to the slopes of Ngorongoro highlands and steep slope of Lake Eyasi, the home to Datoga Bushman and Hadzabe Tribal.
The Hadzabe is the last remnant of Bushman in Tanzania, who is an indigenous tribe known as the hunter-gatherer Bushmen. Spend the rest of the day walk along the Lake Eyasi, which consists of numerous numbers of birdlife and enjoying the weather while receiving a short briefing about morning and afternoon activities of the next day from our guide who speaks English, Swahili, Hadzabe and Datoga language. Dinner and overnight at NYIKA CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
DAYS 3: FULL DAY IN LAKE EYASI
Leave the camp very early in the morning for hunting with Hadzabe, spend several hours tracking game through the bush using local weapons. Note that Lake Eyasi is not inside the national parks it is outside the parks and this activity is permitted by the Government. Return to the campsite after enjoying what you hunted with Hadzabe, and they will make a bbq for you so to experience the Bushman life. You will have a brunch and rest until early afternoon, then depart for local village’s cultural tour and visit the Datoga tribe in the afternoon. Overnight at NYIKA CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 4: LAKE EYASI TO NGORONGORO CRATER
After an early breakfast, then depart for Ngorongoro Crater game viewing. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the one of the highlight, the Crater is the best place in Africa experience and see the “Big Five” (lion, cheetah, rhinoceros, leopard, and elephant) on a single game drive and is an entirely fantastic place to be on safari. Inescapably the Ngorongoro Crater is very busy, but given it is one of the world’s most marvelous natural speculate, it is going to be busy. Ngorongoro famous wildlife includes rhino, lion, elephant, buffalo, flamingo, hippo, leopard, duma, antelope species and many species of birds. Spend full day game viewing and overnight SIMBA CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, P/Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 5: NGORONGORO TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast at the camp, proceed to Serengeti National Park for a game viewing, an option of passing by Maasai boma to experience their lifestyle and Olduvai Gorge the prehistorically site of the first humankind on earth.
The Serengeti is the most Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently delivers world seven wide wonders. The Serengeti is famous for wildebeest migration, while some hooves six million pound open plains, as more than 150,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s roof to join a mule trek for fresh eating.
But even when the migration is quiet in Serengeti, the Park proffer arguably the most brilliant game scrutiny in Africa. The large bull buffalo, groups of elephant, giraffe, water buck, hyena, baboon, hartebeest and thousands upon thousands of antelope, African wild dog, Grant’s gazelle, kongoni, eland, cheetah, topi, hippos and impala. Game viewing for the rest of the day, reaching SERONERA CAMPSITE at approximately 5:30 pm for your dinner and overnight. Meals plan: Breakfast, P/Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 6: FULL DAY IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Today you will spend the day in Serengeti National Park. Go on an early morning game viewing at 6:30 am and then return to the campsite for a late breakfast. Go on a second game viewing in the afternoon with your picnic lunch and spend the rest of the day on this adventure game viewing. Dinner and overnight at SERONERA CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, P/Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 7: SECOND FULL DAY IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Another full day in Serengeti National Park, but here you will be transferred to the northern Serengeti. We will continue with en route game viewing while proceeding to the northern Serengeti with your picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at LOBO CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, P/Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 8: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK TO LAKE NATRON
Take breakfast around 7:00 am and then depart for Lake Natron with picnic lunch via Lobo Gate. Continue with game viewing as you exit Lobo gate, you will arrive late afternoon. Have a short walk around the lake and waterfalls before return to the camp for relaxing and prepare for Ol doinyo Lengai trekking. Your driver guide will drop you to the base of Ol doinyo Lengai Mountain known as Mountain of God so that you can meet your mountain guide for a short briefing and start trekking. Your trekking will take approximately seven to eight hours round time, and you will be back to the camp late morning for a hot shower, lunch and relax. Dinner and overnight at the LAKE NATRON CAMPSITE. Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
DAY 9: LAKE NATRON TO KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
In the morning after breakfast, you will take a walk around Lake Natron before proceeding for the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your schedule flight back home. Meals plan Breakfast and picnic Lunch.
This itinerary can be combined with an optional activities, including Balloon Safari, Maasai Visit and Olduvai Gorge Visit.
Climb items included to the Price:
- Transport 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals and accommodation according to the itinerary
- All park entry fees including crater fees
- Services driver guide at your language
- Salary for the driver and cook
- all activities according to the itinerary
- Enough bottled drinking water in vehicle while on Safari
- Amref flying doctors evacuate for East Africa
- All Camping gears
- Sleeping Bags
Safari items not included to the Price:
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Visa fees
- Tips to the guide
- Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
- Things of Personal items
- Laundry, vaccinations
- Travel and personal Insurance
- International and local flight
- Hotel before and after Safari