Tanzania photographic safari & bird watching
Our Northern Tanzania Birding safari blends the very best of East Africa. The forests, lakes and savannas of East Africa teem with birds, including a suite of Serengeti endemics. We have timed this tour to coincide with the birding activities through the Tarangire National Park, Central and Southern Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Conservation area. You’ll stand a good chance of finding many of the regions to migratory birds. You will also have a chance to meet the Maasai and learn about their culture and traditions.
23rd Feb 2019: Arusha
Welcome to Kilimanjaro Tanzania! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who will be holding a sign on which says your name or a group name; transferred by a car / van to Mount Meru hotel for dinner and overnight.
24th Feb 2019: Arusha – Tarangire
Early morning breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Tarangire National Park for Birding. Enjoy a full day in Tarangire National Park, the park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Baobab strewn cliffs, Acacia woodland, swamp and the Tarangire River itself, the park is probably one of the best places in East Africa to watch elephants. It is also the habitat for Masai giraffes, Tree climbing python, various gazelles and antelopes, buffalos, lions, leopards, baboons and a hundred different types of birds.
24th Feb 2019: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast 07:00am at Tarangire Sopa Lodge, we will depart toward the Serengeti National Park, with an option to visit Olduvai Gorge. It is within this steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Here in a small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years.
26th Feb 2019: Serengeti
A full day tracking the bird spices from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich, we will have an early morning game drive to witness the sunrise over the savannah and see the plains come to life. The Serengeti has more than 500 bird species recorded; it is one of Africa’s Endemic Bird which hosting five notable bird species found nowhere else in the world. These Serengeti specials are easy to locate and identify within their restricted range. The grey-breasted spurfowl is a common roadside bird at the Seronera area, in the center of the park
27th Feb 2019: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast at Serengeti heritage migration camp, we will have a half day game drive in Serengeti and thereafter we will drive to Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest intact caldera in the world. Along the way, a Maasai community welcomes us into their village on a special visit. Enjoy a rare opportunity to view traditional singing and dancing, visit a school, witness an initiation ritual, and learn about this fascinating culture from the village chief and his wives. We will spend a night on the crater rim at Ngorongoro Rhino lodge.
28th Feb 2019: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, we descend 2,000 feet to the base of the Ngorongoro Crater, where volcanic slopes shelter almost 30,000 animals. Observe the interactions of predator and prey; spot colorful bird life from Marabou Storks to Crowned Cranes. Both the Ngorongoro highlands and the crater offer excellent birding, with over 490 species recorded. Birdlife in the highland forest is rich and interesting. Among the birds to be seen are white-eyed slaty flycatchers and Livingstone turaco, the notable Black kite
1st March 2019: Karatu to Arusha.
After breakfast at Bougainvillea Safari lodge, we will drive straight back to Arusha or transfer to the airport for your flight back home depending on your flight schedule and that will be the end of our Wildlife Safari.
The price will be $ 13,474.10 for 6pax, $ 2,246 for 1 Pax. Accommodations based on double/twin occupancy.
The price includes
- 6 Days game safari to Tanzania Northern Circuit
- Full board accommodation in a hotel / lodge / Luxury tented camps for 6 days
- Luxury 4wheel drive with open roof
- Professional and experienced tour guide
- All national park fees
- All meals on safari
- All game viewing activities
- Mineral water
- All Transfers
- Entry visas
- Medical insurance
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- Items of personal nature
- International and local airfares Enquire Now
The price will not include