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8Day Best Tanzania Birding Watching safaris Tour

Tour Overview:

Auger3We offer tailor-made birding all over Tanzania. The itinerary below is a guide for bird watching and we believe it offers some of the best bird viewing Africa has to see. But if there are specific places you wish to visit to view your favorite birdlife, please don’t hesitate to contact us. All of our itineraries are adjustable according to our clients’ needs and requests.  Tour type: Youth and Family, Nature& Wildlife, Extreme Sport. Availability 90% Sure, Book today.

Tour Code: ATT35

Minimum Rate Per Traveller:Easy Package Start from US$ 2080

Best time: All year around

Duration: 8Day/ 7night

Departures: Daily

Departing/Ending From: Arusha (Kilimanjaro Airport)

Departure Time: 0800 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)

Minimum Travelers: 2

Language: You would have a guide who he is speaking One language among these (English, Italian, French, Spanish, and Germany).

Transportation Method: Land cruiser/ Land rover, 4 by 4 cars models are available.

 Itinerary Tour program

Day 1: Arrival day Tanzania

Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport  code: JRO you will welcomed by ANAPA  representative who will  usher you into a waiting vehicle and transfer you to the Hotel in Arusha. The rest of the day will be yours to do as you please; you may choose to relax at the hotel or explore the small town of Arusha (Arusha City excurtion). You will have a preliminary talk  for your Safari program the following days. Dinner&Overnight  Hotel category, LUXURY:Mount Meru Hotel. COMFORT: Impala Hotel. EASY: Le Jacaranda Hotel.
Day 2: Arusha Hotel- Arusha National Park

Depart after breakfast to Arusha National Park, take a walk in the forest surrounding Mount Meru, escorted by an armed ranger, make a visit to Momela lakes in search of water birds. Some of the interesting species are: Hartlaubs turaco, Silvery cheeked hornbill, White starred robin, Montane white eye, Waller’s starling, White fronted bee-eater, Tropical boubou, Crowned eagle, Mountain buzzard, Maccoa duck, Little grebe, Greater cormorant, Grey heron, Little Egret, White eared barbet, Narina’s trogon. Dinner and overnight stay will be at LUXURY: Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge or Mount Meru game Lodge. COMFORT: Momella wildlife Lodgeor Hatari Lodge or similar category. EASY:Camping at the Arusha Public campsite

Days 3: Arusha Park- Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, your driver guide will be waiting for you outside at 7am, he will help you pack your bags and lunch boxes. Drive to Tarangire National Park. Upon arrival to the park, you will be led on a tour by our guide who is a bird specialist.  Amongst interesting species you may see today: Red and yellow barbet, Ashy Starling, Violet tipped courser, Heuglin’s Courser, Orange bellied parrot, Yellow collared lovebird, Red & yellow barbet, Red billed quelea, Mottle throated spine tail, Abyssinian Scimitar bill, Beautiful sunbird, Greater honey guide, African Hawk eagle, Black shouldered kite, Black chested snake eagle, Brown snake eagle, saddle bill stork, Goliath heron, Great white egret.Overnight stay at  LUXURY: Tarangire Sopa Lodge or Tarangire Safari Lodge. COMFORT: Roika Tented Lodge or similar category. EASY: Camping at the Tarangire public Campsite or Twiga campsite similar category.

Days 4: Tarangire Park- Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, your driver guide will be waiting for you at 7am and will brief you before today’s safari begins. Visit the lake by car and take a walking safari on the Rift Valley Escarpment. Lake Manyara National Park lies at the foot of the Great Rift Valley and is only 330 square kms with most of its surface under water. The park’s interest lies in its diversity of habitats: Ground water, forest, acacia woodland and the alkaline lake, and is famous for the tree climbing habits of its lions. The park’s bird list covers 380 species.

Amongst interesting species you may see: Lilac breasted roller, Rough breasted roller, European bee-eater, Dusky turtle dove, Palm nut vulture, Egyptian vulture, Spur winged plover, Madagascar pratincole, Chestnut banded plover, Purple crested Turacco, Taita fiscal, Southern black flycatcher, Silvery cheeked hornbill, Red bill hornbill, Grey hornbill, Ground hornbill, Crested guinea fowl, Black winged stilt, African spoon bill, Egyptian goose. Ping backed pelican, cattle egret, and yellow-red billed stock and Marabou stork. Accommodation at LUXURY: Ngoro-Ngoro Farm House or Lake Manyara Serena. COMFORT: Country Lodge or Bouganville Safari Lodge or Octagon Lodge similar category. EASY:Panorama Safari Camp or  Twiga campsite  similar category.

Days 5: Lake Manyara- Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Depart after breakfast to the Highlands of Ngorongoro conservation area. Full day game drive viewing as many of ‘’the big 5’’ as possible in the Crater. Today there will also be a walking safari in the forest in search of forest birds.

Amongst interesting species you may see: Mountain greenbul, Paradise flycatcher, Dusky flycatcher, White eye slaty flycatcher, tropical boubou, Augur buzzard, Black saw wing, Grey capped warbler, Black kite, Red knobed coot, Avocet, Anteater chat, Baglafecht weaver, Hunters cisticola, Red rumped swallow, Montane nightjar, Schalows Turaco, Scaly Francolin, Golden winged sunbird, Mountain yellow eye, grey heron, secretary bird. Accommodation at  LUXURY: Ngorongoro sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro  Serena Lodge. COMFORT: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge or similar category. EASY: Camping at Simba public Campsite

Days 6: Ngorongoro Crater- Serengeti National Park

Depart to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is unequalled for its beauty, and its vast “endless plains” are home to more than 2 million large mammals. This is where the famous Migration of Wildebeest, Zebra and other antelopes take place. Two days devoted to this visit in the Park and its different habitats by 4WD car. Amongst interesting species you may see: Bare faced go away bird, Western plantain eater, Fischer’s lovebird, Brown parrot, Kori bustard, Secretary bird, Grey headed social weaver, Speckled fronted weaver, Verreaux eagle,

Hildebrandt’s starling, Silverbird, Red throated tit, Pink throated long claw, Cliff chat, Sooty chat, Grey breasted spurfowl, Usambiro barbet, White backed vulture, white headed vulture, Ruppels vulture, Nubian vulture, Lilac breasted roller, Von der Decken’s Hornbill. Accommodation at at LUXURY:Serengeti sopa Lodge or Serengeti  Serena Lodge. COMFORT: Lobo Wildlife lodge or Mbalageti Serengeti or Seronera wildlife lodge similar category. EASY: Camping at Seronera public campsite or Camping at Mbuzi mawe similar category.

Day 7: At Serengeti.

Full day game drive viewing in Serengeti, meals and overnight at selected above Lodges/ Campsites.

Day 8: Serengeti- Back Arusha

After breakfast at Lodge game en-route back to Arusha, Upon arrival at Arusha city we shall transfer you to the airport for your home bound flight to end your safari with us. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey home

Safari package  Include:

–          Flying Doctors Emergences

–          Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the hotel category.

–          Private guide

–          Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing

–          Transfers in both directions between the International Airport

–          Park fees

–          Crater fees

–          Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport

–          On safari : Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, Complementary of printed Safari hat and T-shirt

–          Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Safari package Excludes:

o   International flight ticket

o   Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100

o   Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

o   Meals not listed above

o   Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)

o   Tips and any items of personal nature.

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