ARUSHA: is a city in northern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region, with a population of 416,442 plus 323,198 in the surrounding Arusha District (2012 census). Located below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha has a temperate climate. The city is close to the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park on Mount Meru. The three days offers just enough time to sample some of what makes this place one of Tanzania’s most popular destinations.
Day 1: walk around the City
Pick up from your hotel 09h30 after your breakfast to Spend the day wandering the streets of the Central Business Area and exploring the halls of the National Natural History Museum before heading east to Tengeru, a bustling market town that’s thick with trade. Comb through the stalls of local sellers and bear witness as locals purchase everything from goods for the day’s meal to brightly colored traditional fabrics, and even electronics. Round out the evening at one of the city’s popular night clubs, like Club D, Maasai Camp, Greek Club or Via Via, where hip-hop anthems reign supreme.
Day 2: Visit the Maasai Boma
Pick up from your hotel 09h30 after your breakfast to Monduli juu where the Maasai are highly located. Despite its urban status, Arusha is home to a large population of Maasai one of Tanzania’s oldest semi-nomadic tribes. Spend a day visiting a traditional boma, where these pastoral people practice their traditional way of life. Wander through the mud huts and explore the fields where young boys keep watch over goats, donkeys, cows and sheep. Share a pot of steaming hot food with the women of this tribe, whose brightly colored red robes are easy to spot amid the backdrop of the Tanzanian savannahs. Learn more about their healers, educational system and patriarchal practices, then purchase some of the tribe’s distinctive handmade jewelry as a reminder of this once in a lifetime experience.
Day 3: Visiti orphanage centre.
After your breakfast 8h30 here we will spending a day by visiting one of the arranged ophanage centre,where we will sharing our ideas,playing with them,eating our lunch with them,teaching them if any and also involved in their daily activitie so as to make them feel that they are not alone and they are luck also.
Day 4: Get in Touch with the Wild Side
Ngorongoro crater day trip.
During early in the morning you’ll be picked up at 6:00am from your hotel and driven to the
Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It’s about a three hour (3h00) drive and on arrival at
Ngorongoro we’ll descend straight into the crater for game viewing.
Distance 190km from Arusha (3h 00) three hour drives.
The main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is the Crater, a large
unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera. The Crater, which formed when a giant volcano
exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago, it is 610m (2,000
ft.) deep and its floor covers 260 km². Estimates of the height of the original volcano
range from 15,000 to 19,000 feet (4,500 to 5,800m) high. The crater is famous for its
BIG FIVE ANIMALS: lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and buffalo. It is teeming with wildlife of all kinds however, including zebra, gazelle, wildebeest, impala, hippo and many
different bird species.
- Park fees;
- One bottle of mineral water per day.
- Professional Tanzanian safari guide;
- Outfitted Land Rover or Land Cruiser with roof hatch, fridge, charging sockets, and radio for music;
- International and domestic flights;
- Travel insurance;
- Alcoholic beverages unless mentioned in the itinerary;
- All items of a personal nature.
Drive back to Arusha city 18h00 the tour ends.