3 days Budget Family Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

3 days Budget Family Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

 

Budget Family Safari

A 3 Days Budget Family Safari in Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara is a stylish safari which offers you a chance to see a variety of wildlife while spending nights in semi-luxury tented camp and lodge.

Your Budget family safari start with the tour of Tarangire national park. This park offers an unparalleled game viewing, and during the dry season herds of animals grazing along the banks of Tarangire River and the drying swamps. Elephants may also observed scratching the dry streams searching for water or playing around the trunks of the giant baobab trees.  Breathtaking views of the Maasai Steppe and the mountains in the south make a stopover at Tarangire a memorable experience.

After a day of game viewing in Tarangire today we proceed with budget family safari to Ngorongoro Crater. The crater and surrounding highlands together form one of Africa’s most beautiful regions.  The crater is the home to the highest density of big game in Africa including all the legendary big five. If luck you may also spot leopard relaxing on a branch of tree during the day time while clans of hyena will be observed scavenging for their prey.

Lake Manyara on the hand is the park with the most diverse habitant which accommodate a variety of animals which range from Elephants, Buffaloes to gazelles. Large troops of baboons are commonly seen near the park entrance gate. The southern part of the park there is several hot springs which are the result of the active geological activities near the surface.

 

Budget Family Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Today we will pick you from the hotel in Arusha at 0800hrs for the journey of about 130 km to Tarangire National Park. One of the most attraction of the Tarangire national park are the giants baobab trees and the Tarangire River which flowing across the park and swamps. During dry season the swamps shrink and attract herds of elephants, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest and other mammals searching for green pasture and water. Furthermore the park is also the home to a number of predators such as lions, leopards, hyenas and cheetahs. These predators such as lions and hyenas can occasionally spotted at the banks of the Tarangire River and the shrinking swamps following herds of herbivores. Leopards and cheetah are seldom spotted in Tarangire. After an extensive day game drive, we will drive to the Roika Camp where you will take dinner and spend a night.

 

 

Day 2: Tarangire Area – Ngorongoro Crater – Karatu

Early morning after breakfast we shall leave Tarangire to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a full day Crater tour. The ngorongoro crater is the world largest caldera with an approximate of 20 km wide and 600 meters deep. This massive caldera is the home to a vast number of wildlife include all the members of the “Big Five” (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard). Other common animals that you can see while in Ngorongoro include Cheetah, wildebeest, Zebra, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles. The mountain reedbucks and hyenas are also present here. The crater is also a home to over 500 bird species. Lake Magadi the soda lake which is located at the crater floor is very popular for hosting a large flock of flamingo birds. We will serve you the picnic lunch at the crater floor and after the picnic lunch we will drive out of the crater to Mto wa Mbu area for dinner and Overnight at Twiga Lodge.

 

 

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

After breakfast, we will drive into Lake Manyara National Park which two third of it is covered by the Lake Manyara which the park derive its name from. The Lake Manyara is a seasonal home to thousands of flamingo birds. Apart from the flamingos the park is also boast about 500 species of birds. One of the spectacular feature of this park are the tree climbing lions which can be observed relaxing on the branch of trees. The thick forest near the park main entrance gate offers a comfortable home to large troops of baboons and other primates. Other animals that can be seen in Lake Manyara include giraffes, buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests on the grassy plains and elephants and lions in the acacia woodlands. After an intensive and a picnic lunch, we will leave the park to Arusha where we will arrive in the later afternoon.

 

Safari Cost includes
Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle
Picnic lunch boxes
All park fees
Full board accommodation at Roika and Twiga Lodge
Ngorongoro crater service fee
A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter per person daily

 

Safari Cost excludes
Accommodation in Arusha
Travellers medical insurance
Drinks at the camp

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3 days Budget Katavi Safari

3 days Budget Katavi Safari

Budget Katavi Safari

Budget Katavi Safari to the best and untouched national park in the western Tanzania. Katavi National Park in western Tanzania is remote and wild, a destination for the true safari aficionado. The name of the park immortalizes a legendary hunter, Katabi, whose spirit is believed to possess a tamarind tree ringed with offerings from locals begging his blessings.

Despite being Tanzania’s third-largest park, Katavi sees relatively few visitors, meaning that those guests who arrive here can look forward to having this vast untouched wilderness to themselves. The park’s main features are the watery grass plains to the north, the palm-fringed Lake Chada in the south-east, and the Katuma River. Katavi boasts Tanzania’s greatest populations of both crocodile and hippopotamus. Lion and leopard find prey among the huge populations of herbivores at Katavi – Impala, eland, Topi, zebra and herds of up to 1,600 buffalo wander the short grass plains.

 

Budget Katavi Safari Program

 

Day 1: Game viewing in Katavi
Pick up from the hotel or airport in Mpanda for a drive to Katavi National Park for check in at Katavi tanapa bandas. Game drive in the park with great chance to spot lions and other mammals. Dinner and overnight Tanapa Bandas

 

Day2: Game viewing in Katavi
Breakfast in the bandas, then depart for the morning game drive. During this time most predators are active so there is great chance to spot then killing their prey. Back to the bandas for lunch and proceed with the game drive till evening. Dinner and overnight at Tanapa Bandas

 

Day 3: Budget Katavi Safari
Sunrise game drive, back to the lodge for brunch then drive back to Mpanda town to your hotel or to the airport for the flight proceeding to Arusha or Dar es salaam.

 

Cost Includes:
Park fees
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Game drive in 4WD vehicle with pop up roof
Services of a professional safari guide
A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter per person daily Conservation fees

Cost Excludes
Accommodation in Mpnda
All items of a personal nature
Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
Travel insurance
Visa and Passport fees
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in lodges

 

 

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3 days Mikumi Safari Package

3 days Mikumi Safari Package

Mikumi Safari Package

Mikumi Safari Package; short holiday break for both luxury and budget travelers from Dar es Salaam with limited number of days for safari. Enjoy the outstanding view of the dramatic landscapes and the diverse wildlife of Mikumi National Park which leave you with an unforgettable memory.

Presence of the tarmac road which cross cut Mikumi for about 50 km provides an easy access to the park and make possible for Mikumi safari package to be done all the year round despites of the season. The diverse landscapes of Mikumi National Park provide a peaceful living environment for hundreds of wild animals range from small to large mammals. The common animals of Mikumi include Elephants, Buffaloes, zebra, elands, lions, hyenas, crocodiles, hippos, wildebeest and a variety of antelopes. There are also over 300 species of bird in Mikumi National Park which makes it the best spot for bird watching.

Game drives during the Mikumi safari package can be done in different areas of the park but with main focus in the Mkata River Flood Plain and chamgore. These are the main game concentrated areas of the Mikumi which travelers are guaranteed to see a variety of animals within a short time. Mikumi has two water holes (one is the hippo pool) where many animals gather for water drinking, especially during dry season. The famous here are saddle-bill storks, hammer kops, and malachite kingfisher, others including crocodile, monitor lizard, and large pythons

Mikumi Safari Package Itinerary

 

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park

At 07:00 am we shall pick you up from the hotel in Dar es Salaam for the journey of about 5 hours to Mikumi National Park. Arrive Mikumi in the afternoon and continue with game drive exploring this beautiful park full of wildlife. While on game drive you will see different species of animals and amazingly the tree climbing lions. Enjoy the beautiful sunset view while watching animals’ drinking water at the hippo pool.

Option accommodation

Budget Option: Camp Bastian, Mikumi Rest House

Luxury Option: Stanley’s Kopjes, Vuma Hill Tented Camp

 

 

Day 2: Mikumi Safari Tour

Today we continue with the Mikumi Safari Package by conducting game drives exploring different attractions of the park include the water holes. During the dry season animals use to come to drink in the water holes and predators such lions stalking them. Mikumi national park is one among the few parks in Tanzania where you can frequently see the wild dogs. As the sun set down drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

 Option accommodation

Budget Option: Camp Bastian, Mikumi Rest House

Luxury Option: Stanley’s Kopjes, Vuma Hill Tented Camp

 

 

Day 3: Drive Mikumi to Dar es Salaam

Leisure breakfast, pack the luggage and drive back to Dar with a stop in Morogoro Town for lunch. Arrive Dar es Salaam in the early afternoon and dropped off at the airport or your hotel.

End of Mikumi Safari Package

Mikumi Safari Price

 

Budget Option:

Solo traveler: US $ 1110

2 people: US $ 650 per person

3 – 6 people: US $ 500 per person

 

Luxury Option

Solo traveler: US $ 1518

2 people: US $ 960 per person

3 – 6 people: US $ 830 per person

Mikumi Safari Package includes:

Park entrance fees,

Full board accommodation

Transport based on a 4WD Safari vehicle with pop up roof

Fees for a professional driver guide

 

Mikumi Safari Package Excludes:

Pre and post accommodation in Dar es Salaam

Air port transfers

Entry Visa

Tips to porters and drivers

 

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3 days Family Safari Mikumi

3 days Family Safari Mikumi

Family Safari Mikumi offers an excellent chance for you and your family to see many different species of big game animals in a short time. Mikumi national park has a unique ecosystem formed between the Rubeho, Udzungwa and Uluguru Mountains with all the animals permanently live within it excepts for the buffaloes and elephants which move to and from this area. This proclaim that when on your Mikumi Safari you will be able to see over 5 species of animals after entering the park gate.

Mikumi National Park is the best for bird watching safari all year around. This is due to the fact it host over four 400 bird species which makes it to be one of the birds paradise place in Tanzania. Although some birds migrates to other parks and to other continents but there are also some resident colourful birds which spend their entire life in Mikumi national park. The resident birds of Mikumi include yellow throated longclow, superb starling and the lilac breasted rollers. The birds of prey which found in Mikumi include crowned eagle, Bateleurs wobble and numerous vultures can be seen sore overhead. There are also a variety of small birds such Dickinson’s kestrel and red naped falcons among others.

We advise our clients conduct the early morning and afternoon game drive during the Mikumi Safari since at this time most animals are often concentrated around water holes on the flat Mkata floodplain.

2 days /1 night safari in Mikumi is good but we recommend 3 days / 2 nights safari as it add the chance to see large cats such as lions and leopards of which you couldn’t see in a 2 days / 1 night safari program.

Family Safari Mikumi Program

 

Day 1: Family Safari Mikumi

Start the family safari at 0630 hrs from Dar es Depart with picnic lunch boxes. Arrive Mikumi and continue with game drive till late afternoon. During the game drive you will probably spot different animals include lions, elephants and many others. Evening drive to Vamos Hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: Full Day Game Viewing

Breakfast in the hotel and depart for a full day game viewing into various areas of the park. The best location include Chamgore (place of the python), and Mkata Food Plain which host hundreds of animal lives. Dinner and overnight at Vamos Hotel.

 

Day 3: Mikumi  to Dar es Salaam

Early morning breakfast and depart for the game drive en-route to Dar es Salaam. At Dar we will drop you at the hotel or Airport.

 

Safari Cost Includes:
Mikumi park fee.
Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day
Salary for a Professional English speaking driver guide
Full board Accommodation  whilst on safari
Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier

 

Safari Cost Excludes:
Accommodation in Dar es salaam
Airport departure tax
Hot and cold drinks at the lodges
Flying doctors insurance
Tips to the driver guide
All items of the personal nature which do not mention on this itinerary

 

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