3 days Katavi Safari Tanzania
Katavi Safari Tanzania offers a varied and rewarding game viewing experience when driving along the rivers full of crocodiles, the seasonal lakes and plains inhibited by large number of game animals. This park is among the very few remaining places in the continent where you can feel the real sense of Africa wilderness.
Katavi National Park host an outstanding volume of game animals than many other Tanzanian parks. Some research prove that Katavi national park has a higher concentration of animal more than Ngorongoro crater. Despites of having large number of animals but Katavi receive few number of visitors which makes it to be the best destination for honeymoon safari.
While on game viewing you can spot large pride of lions, huge herds of buffalo as well as hippos and crocodiles gather in pods and nests than anywhere else in Africa. Other animals which are frequently seen in Katavi includes zebra, topi, giraffe, leopard, hyena and waterbuck. The rare African wild dog are occasionally seen in this park.
The cost for Katavi Safari is unquestionably high compared to parks in northern Tanzania safari destination. This why it receives less number of travelers and makes it uncrowded as the northern Tanzania parks. Also there are few accommodation option available which offers good accommodation at a very reasonable price.
Katavi Safari Tanzania Tour Program
Day 1: Arrive Mpanda
Pick up from Mpanda Airstrip or bust terminal and move to Lyamba la Mfipa Village hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Game viewing in Katavi
Breakfast in the lodge then depart for a full day game drive in Katavi National Park with picnic lunch. Katavi’s dramatic settings is as diverse as it is pristine. Several ponds and lakes are home to the largest population of hippo and varied birdlife. The western part of the reserve which its vegetation is mostly woodlands and bush veld is the best place to spot large herds of buffaloes and elephants. During the dry season the seasonal lakes remain as the source of water for the animals so it attracts animals from different corners of the park to come and drink. The Katavi national park is among the few places in Tanzania where you can see the rare roan and sable antelope species. With the help of your guide you will spot several species of predators include lions, leopard, hyena and more. Late afternoon drive out of the park for dinner and overnight at River Side Camp.
River side camp is located few meters near Katavi main entrance gate next to the hippo pool.This camp is offers an ideal accommodation for budget travelers to katavi national park.
Day 3: Game viewing in Katavi
Spend the morning and afternoon viewing the games in the park along the shallow lakes. During dry season animals tends to congregates near the lakes searching for green pastures and water. You will also spot hippos, crocodiles and different species of birds during the game drive. Evening drive back to Mpanda town for overnight at Lyamba La Mfipa Village Hotel.
On the following day we will offer you a transfer to the bus terminal or Mpanda Airstrip for you onward bus or flight to another destination.
From US $ 700 per person two people sharing
For more than 4 people a discount will be provided
Single person supplementary on request.
Katavi Safari Tanzania Cost
Park entry fees and Government Taxes
Pick up from the Airport / Bus terminal
Transport in 4×4 modified Safari vehicle with pop up roof
Salary for a driver guide
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Complimentary bottled of drinking water 1.5 litter per person per day during on safari
International flights & Domestic flight
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Tips for staff such as driver cum guides/chef/porter
Expenses of personal nature (like souvenirs)
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