10 Days / 9 Nights Group Safari Northern Tanzania


 
10 Days / 9 Nights . Tanzania . Ecotourism
Exciting 10-day Tanzania safari adventure including Arusha National Park, Lake Natron (camping), a strenuous but rewarding night climb of the active volcano Oldoinyo Lengai, visiting the Hadzabe bushmen at Lake Eyasi, bird-watching at Lake Manyara, and tour through Moshi town or Moshi jungle walk.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to Springlands Hotel or similar hotel for dinner and overnight (HB).
Day 2
After breakfast drive to and tour Arusha National Park. Picnic lunch on the way. In the late evening drive to Highview Hotel or similar hotel.

Day 3
After breakfast drive to Lake Natron. In the evening walking around the lake for bird watching, relaxing and preparation for the Hike. At midnight drive to the base of Oldoinyo Lengai, the mountain of God and start of the overnight ascend.


Day 4
In the morning pick-up from the slopes of Oldoinyo Lengai and transfer to the Lake Natron Tented camp for breakfast. After breakfast you will have short walk activities around Lake Natron by visiting waterfalls visit and after Lunch drive to Highview Hotel. Arrive in the evening for Dinner and Overnight at Highview Hotel. FB


Day 5
After breakfast drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge. Picnic lunch on the way. In the afternoon games drive in the Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Wild Camp or Serengeti Wild Camp.

Day 6
Full day tour in the Serengeti National Park. Lunch and short break at midday time at the camp. In the late afternoon another game drive and return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 7
After breakfast drive to the Ngorongoro Crater for a half day tour. Picnic lunch in the Crater, then drive back to Highview Hotel or similar hotel.

Day 8
Early morning drive to Lake Eyasi to meet the Hadzabe Bushmen who demonstrate their life as one of the last hunter-gatherers of Africa. After the encounter, walk around the lake for bird watching. Late evening drive back to Highview Hote or similar hotel.
Day 9
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a half day tour, then in the late afternoon drive back to the Springlands Hotel Moshi or similar hotel (HB).

Day 10
Half day walk around Moshi Town (you may decide to have lunch in a local restaurant) or 3 hours guided walk through the rice fields next to Springlands Hotel which are fed by the rains and melting snows of Kilimanjaro to a forest which is home to many species of monkeys. In the afternoon, transfer to Kilimanjaro airport to connect flight back home.

Important Travel Information

Is This Trip For You?

Zara Tours has been working successfully with visitors in the region since 1986 as a tour operator.

We were established in 1987 as an official Agent of ZaraTours organising Mount Meru, Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing and National wild parks safaris and have guided Safely, Reliably and Professionally many visitors anywhere from the plain of Serengeti to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Our years of experience and knowledge as qualified climbing guides and safari tours operation in Tanzania, Assures you an experience you can remember a life time. Safety, efficiency and reliability have earned us the reputation for being one of the best-valued and most reliable operators in the region.

With 88 registered Kilimanjaro Guides and a fleet of 4x4 Land rovers, 4x4 mini buses and 4x4 Land cruisers (all equipped with viewing roofs) we are ready to take you on your safari adventure and on top of Kilimanjaro Mountain.

Our English-speaking guides will share the knowledge and stories of the incredible Tanzania Game reserves or joining you on your climb on the many routes to the top of magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro.


Money

The local currency is Tanzanian shillings. U.S. dollars, Euros, and credit cards may be accepted by larger stores and hotels, but the exchange rate is better with shillings. ATM's are only available in larger towns like Moshi and Arusha.  Yahoo Currency Converter


Travel Companions

The maximum group size for this trip is 16. If you are interested in organizing a group with Zara we offer great incentives! Please inquire if you are interested.


Guide(s)

With 88 registered Kilimanjaro Guides and a fleet of 4x4 Land rovers, 4x4 mini buses and 4x4 Land cruisers (all equipped with viewing roofs) we are ready to take you on your safari adventure.  Our English-speaking guides will share the knowledge and stories of the incredible Tanzania Game reserves 

Safari Tips for guide and cook:

$15/day for driver/guide and $10/day for cook (basic camping) for the whole safari group.

 

Gifts: Guides and porters also appreciate your warm clothing, shoes, and packs. You may want to bring some older clothing items just for this purpose.

 

Celebration: You are also welcome to invite your guides back to the Springlands Hotel for drinks and/or dinner (on you) as a thank-you in addition to their tip.

 

Expectations

Tips should not be dependent on whether you summit or not, but rather whether they were professional and had your best interests in mind.


Transportation

With the exception of airfare, all Zara trips include all transportation costs and arrangements within the destination country. This does not include transfers to and from the aiport to the hotel or the equipment for all activities listed.



Meeting/Departures Location

ZaraTours
P.O. Box 1990
Moshi
Tanzania, United Republic of
See Location on a Google Map

Cancellation Information

Cancellation of a booking or failure to join a tour will result in a retention of funds by ZaraTours  Inc. as follows: Upon receipt of written cancellation by any member of the tour indicated on this reservation 30 days or longer prior to departure, 20% of the reservation of the canceling party will be retained by ZaraTours and the balance of the package price refunded. If a cancellation is received at least 14 days and up to 29 days prior to departure, 50% of the package price will be retained by ZaraTours Inc. If a cancellation is received less than 14 days prior to departure, 100% of the total package price will be retained by ZaraTours Inc. and all outstanding payment will become payable immediately. Should the canceling party be able to find a replacement for themselves no less than 14 days prior to departure and the replacement completes this booking form individually, no retention of funds will take place. However, should no replacement be found by 14 days prior to departure, a 100% cancellation penalty will apply to the canceling party. ZaraTours  Inc. and its agents reserve the right to terminate, at their discretion and with immediate effect, the participation of any person on the tour.
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Adventure Snapshot

Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Skill Level: Beginner
Category: Hiking-Backpacking
Destination: Tanzania
Theme: Ecotourism

Provider

Operator: ZaraTours Inc.

Next Departures

4/27/2014 at 8:00 AM

Pickup Location

If you would like us to pick you up, the following locations are available:

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Nairobi Airport Jomo Kenyatta International

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Rates

Per Person $5,720.00

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