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8 Days Tanzania Nomad Safari

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Price $2580 8 Days
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8 Days Tanzania Nomad Safari

$2580 per person

This is our most recommended tour for the northern safari circuit. It allows you to visit all the major national parks and also have fantastic cultural experiences. In particular, it visits the amazing nomadic tribe of the Hadzabe, and the famous national park, the Serengeti. Airport transfers are included.

The Tanzania Nomad Safari

Day 1 – 8 | Tanzania

  • Lake Manyara – Game drive
  • Ngorongoro Walking Safari
  • Lake Natron
  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive

 

8 Days
5+ Age
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Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania
Arrive Kilimanjaro airport, meet and transfer to hotel in Moshi
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Day 2: Moshi to Lake Manyara National Park
Pick up at 7:30 AM from your hotel in Moshi and depart for Lake Manyara National Park with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. As you enter the national park, lush forests of Acacia and Mahogany trees begin to set the mood for what is waiting ahead. The game drive will go on till evening with a small break for picnic lunch. During the game drive watch out for buffaloes, giraffes, impalas, baboons and the blue monkeys. Another spectacle of Lake Manyara National park is the tree climbing lions, however spotting them is a game of luck. In the right season, you can see the shoreline turning pink with millions of flamingos flocking there. Post the game drive, you will head back to your camp/lodge where a delicious dinner awaits you.
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Day 3: Transfer from Mto wa Mbu - Ngorongoro crater - Olmuti

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and you will travel on a good tar road to the village of Mto wa Mbu with the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley towering up ahead. A short drive further and you will reach the gate of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The journey continues along the scenic crater road, to the Masai village of Nainokanoka. While the camp is being set up, you will hike to the rim of the Olmoti Crater during the afternoon. Dinner will be served at the camp.

  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: Nainokanoka special campsite
  • Approx driving distance: 5-7 hours
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional activities: None, speak to your consultant
  • Meals usually included: Lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: Nainokanoka
  • End hike: Nainokanoka
  • Altitude: +-300
  • Approximate trekking time / distance: 1-2 hours / 2km
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Day 4: Nainokanoka to Bulati (Ngorongoro Highlands)
Today you will pass many traditional Masai bomas and cattle herds. Soon, you might also see wild animals around the highlands. After approximately 16 km of hiking you will reach a campsite not far from the Masai village Bulati.
  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: Bulati special campsite
  • Approx driving distance: None
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional activities: None, speak to your consultant
  • Meals usually included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: Nainokanoka
  • End hike: Bulati
  • Altitude: +500m
  • Approximate trekking time / kms: 4-5 hours / 16kms
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Day 5: Bulati to Empakai (Ngorongoro Highlands)
After breakfast, the journey continues up and down through the bushy landscape which finally opens up to the active volcano, Oldonyo Lengai, that can be seen in the near distance. Today’s trek gives you great views of the majestic volcano as well as into the impressive Empakai Crater before reaching the campsite for the night on the crater rim. You can explore the crater and on a well-maintained path you descend to Empakai Lake inside the crater. This alkaline soda lake is an important food source for flamingos. Returning to camp for your dinner.
  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: Empakai special campsite
  • Approx driving distance: None
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional activities: None, speak to your consultant
  • Meals usually included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: Bulati
  • End hike: Empakai
  • Altitude: +500m
  • Approximate trekking time / kms: 3-4 hours / 9kms
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Day 6: Empakai to Acacia (Ngorongoro Highlands)
Today you leave behind your vehicle and hike with donkeys who carry your luggage to the Masai village Naiyobi and following a good vehicle path. Nayobi village will be seen in the distance under the impressive volcano (active) that is Oldoinyo Lengai; ‘The mountain of god’. From Nayobi your trek takes you outside of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the landscape becomes drier and warmer. Tonight’s camp will be set up in the acacia forest. A rewarding extra short hike to a viewpoint can offer views of the Ngorongoro Highlands, Gol mountains, Lake Natron, the Rift Valley and Oldoinyo Lengai all from one impressive location.
  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: Acacia special campsite
  • Approx driving distance: None
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional activities: None, speak to your consultant
  • Meals usually included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: Empakai
  • End hike: Acacia
  • Altitude: +200m
  • Approximate trekking time / kms: 4-5 hours / 13kms
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Day 6: Acacia to Engaresero (Lake Natron)
The last stage of the journey is relatively short and downhill and takes you down into the dry and hot Rift Valley, where ash from previous eruptions may be seen. Your driver will meet you at the end of the trek and take you to Engarasero village where you should reach around lunchtime. This afternoon you have optional activities (time permitting) including: Village tour / Hotspring tour / Visit to waterfalls / Biking tour to Orpul caves / Footprints / Maasai cultural and botanical tour / herding tour.
  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: World view campsite
  • Approx driving distance: None
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional extras: Oldoinyo lengai trek (Midnight)
  • Meals usually included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: Acacia
  • End hike: Engaresero
  • Altitude: -1200m
  • Approximate trekking time / kms: 2-4 hours / 6kms
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Day 7: Lake Natron
The day today will be relaxed, and your options include (time permitting): explore the lake shores of Lake Natron / Village tour / Hotspring tour / Visit to waterfalls / Biking tour to Orpul caves / Footprints / Maasai cultural and botanical tour / herding tour. Lake Natron is a breeding place for thousands of Flamingos who usually build their nests using the soda flats between August and October. At approximately 11:00pm you will hike up Ol Doinyo Lengai (2,960 m (9,718 ft); the “Mountain of God”. Overnight” (approx. 4-5-hour hike).
  • Accommodation options
  • Basic camping: World view campsite
  • Approx driving distance: None
  • Expected game drive: None
  • Optional extras: Oldoinyo lengai trek (Midnight)
  • Meals usually included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Start Hike: None
  • End hike: None
  • Altitude: N/A
  • Approximate trekking time / kms: None
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Day 8: Lake Natron to Tarangire National Park
After an action-packed day at Lake Natron, enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast as the sun rises and depart to your next Tanzania destination: the Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive. One of the lesser-visited national parks of atmosphere, expect to see few other travellers on your journey and plenty of private moments to admire majestic herds of elephants roaming amidst the iconic Baobab trees. Home to the highest concentration of wild elephants in the world, the Tarangire offers up unbeatable elephant sightings. Sometimes herds of up to 300 elephants can be seen around the Tarangire River, drinking from the shallows or enjoying a cooling mud bath. Apart from elephants, Tarangire is a paradise for bird lovers. In the area around these swamps you can also see lions, leopards, cheetahs and even tree-climbing pythons.
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Day 9: Tarangire National Park to Moshi
After a gorgeous final evening with fantastic food and an unforgettable sunset, today is your last day on your Nomad Tanzania safari. Depending on your flight, use your last morning to fit in a final, epic game drive. You will be transfered to Moshi for rest or to airport

Price

We will send you a personalized quote with the exact price upon booking confirmation. Indeed, the price can vary according to availability, levels of services, period, number of participants, reservation deadline and many others.

Tour Price - Includes

  • Camping/Lodge safari according to the itinerary
  • Private Jeep 4×4 equipped with refrigerator, portable charging stations and pop-up roof
  • Unlimited mileage game drive
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Overnight stays in Lodges
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water on all days
  • All mentioned activities
  • All park entrances fees
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari for emergence evacuations
  • All government taxes

Tour Price - Excludes

  1. International flights
  2. Travel insurance
  3. Visa and passport fees
  4. Personal equipment such as sleeping bags, warm layers and wet weather gear
  5. Soda and alcoholic beverages
  6. Tips and gratuities for guide and lodge staff
  7. Immunization documents ( yellow fever recommended for visa processing on arrivals)
  8. Government imposed increase of taxes and /or park fees

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