Meet local people, learn their culture and enjoy chatting and interacting with them through our 12 Day Walking and Cultural Safari Tanzania
Day 1: Transfer to Arusha
Meet and Greet on arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, followed by transfer to Arusha, depending on the arrival time,* Dinner overnight at Lodge or Hotel in Arusha.
Days 2-3: From Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you leave Arusha with your cultural naturalist guide specialist for Tarangire National Park which is Tanzania’s third largest national park for with huge unusually population of elephant. Baobab trees are among interesting feature on this park, making the animal dwarf while feeding beneath under their shades. There is a large numbers of animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the permanent water supply in the area. There is massive diversity of wild animals including Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and over six thousand Elephant. A visit to semi-nomadic tribes, bush walk for nature discovery and cultural experience. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge or similar Hotel in Tarangire.
Day 4: Lake Manyara
After breakfast, this morning you drive to Lake Manyara National Park. You will then visit a local maasai market for Shopping and bargaining for carvings, curios, crafts, and local produce immerse you in a daily ritual of African life in Mto Wa Mbu while enjoying a time out with local commutes on their daily activities. You have options including a nature walk or game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. If you are lucky you might spot the tree climbing lions, while lazily resting on the branches of an Acacia tree. other games to be spotted includes Elephant, hippo, giraffe, buffalo and many other animals. Manyara has the really impressing bird life including flamingoes, pelicans, hornbills and plenty of forest other species.
Days 5-6: Serengeti National Park
In Morning drive to the vast land of Serengeti plains, stopping en route at the Olduvai Gorge where Dr Leakey family discovered remains of Australopithecus Homo habilis and Homo erectus. Serengeti is probably the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. These vast, seemingly endless plains, are inhabited during the migration by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. The herds attract the attention of predators like lion, cheetah and hyena. The massive granite kopjes are another interesting feature of theSerengeti plains, rock islands standing in a sea of grassland. The kopjes provide shelter to a great variety of flora and fauna, from the indescribable leopards to the tiny dik dik. Exploration of the legendary of Serengeti park is mostly by vehicle where by nature walks will be done at the Ikoma region outside the park from June to November and in the Southern sector of the park from December to May.
Day 7-8: Safari to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast you will drive to Ngorongoro crater. A 4wheel drive vehicle will take you 2000ft down to the crater, enjoy picnic lunch at the crater, and ascend back to Ngorongoro booked Lodge for dinner and overnight.
The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is home of Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity, and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals, and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons
Day 9: Safari to Lake Eyasi
Early morning breakfast will be served at 5, then you will drive across the Rift Valley again to the escarpment to Lake Eyasi where you to join a walk with local Bushmen hunters and spend time participating in the morning routine of the settlement. Your specialist local guide will interpret for you and discuss local hunting techniques still used by these tribes. This dry and rugged landscape is inhabited by Africans Bushmen who live in nomadic families and groups hunting with bow and arrow and gathering roots, tubers and wild fruits for their meals. Be prepared for an extraordinary cross-cultural experience as you join these nomadic Bushmen in their daily life.
Day 10: Arusha.
Today you will depart from the Lake Eyasi to Arusha. Overnight at the one of the selected Lodge or Hotel according to your choice waiting for your departure.