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14 Days Tanzania Senior Citizen Safari

14 Days Tanzania Senior Citizen Safari

14 DAYS TOUR OVERVIEW.

Our 14 Days Tanzania senior safaris and tours specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This unforgettable Tanzania safari packages will take you to the Tarangire National Park, which once again features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.

It will take you to the Lake Eyasi where your culture activities will start by gathering with two hunting tribes-Datoga and Hadzabe the bushmen.

It will take you to the Karatu Masai Boma here you will interact with Maasai tribe for more than 3 activities for whole half day.

It will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions.

This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure. Also the tour will take you to Ngorongoro Crater featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa .Finally it will also take you to the Zanzibar where you will enjoy and relaxing on beaches after a long Wild Safari

DAY 01: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha

Time:45 Minutes
Distance: 43 Km

Welcome to Tanzania.On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you’ll meet your company arranged driver who will transfer you to Arusha city to Mount Meru Hotel for dinner and overnight. Our driver will display your name on an Mupana Tours signboard. These procedures ensure that you are picked up by the correct driver, rather than by some of the airport taxi drivers who are looking for business. You’ll get a chance for Safari briefing/introduction before your dinner.

  • Hours:45 Minutes
  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel-Luxury Accommodation:Green Mountain Hotel-Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 02: Arusha to Tarangire National Park.

Distance: 130 km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before you head off on safari. Afterwards you head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Over 550 birds species found in the park including Ashy Starling, Yellow-collared Lovebird, and Rufous-tailed Weaver. The lush grasses are full of ground birds like Northern White-bellied Bustard and both Red-necked and Yellow-necked Francolins and many others. Later afternoon you’ll drive back to Karatu to your allocated accommodation as requested for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Twiga Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 03: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park.

Distance: 50 km
Non – game viewing time: 1 hr

After tasty breakfast from your hotel the tour will departs to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world, also include Buffalo, Elephant Wildebeest, Zebra, Waterbuck, Warthog, Impala and also Manyara health population lion are famous for their tree-climbing antics.

Lake Manyara National Park has over 300 bird species including Eurasian migrant birds, acacia associated birds, raptors, and 3 endangered Tanzanian species: Rufous-tailed weaver, Ashy starlings and Black-collared Lovebird. The bush clups on the edge of the floodplain is occupied by groups of Long-tailed fiscal, the rare Pangani Long claw. The birds in the Lake Manyara forest are: Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, Narina Trogon, Crowned Hornbill, Schawlow’s Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo, Crowned Eagle and ground dwelling Crested Guinea fowl and many more can also be found in the Lake Manyara National Park. Later afternoon you will drive to Karatu to your allocated accommodation as requested for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Serena Safari Lodge-Luxury Accommodation :Flamingo Safari Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Fanaca Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation                        
  • Guide: Professional English guide or other requested by the client.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 04: Lake Manyara to Lake Eyasi.

Distance: 110km
Non – game viewing time: 2 -3hrs

Walking Tour

After breakfast you will heard to Lake Eyasi is a very scenic soda lake found on the southern border of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This less visited lake lies at the base of the Eyasi escarpment on the western rift valley wall. This afternoon you will be introduced to the extraordinary people who belong to an indigenous tribe known as the ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer Bushmen). The tribe inhabits the shores of Lake Eyasi as do the Nilotic-speaking Datoga tribe. You will visit these tribes, which will include a visit to their homesteads, learn about their way of life, animal tracking, medicinal plants, and much more. Some wildlife and a wide range of bird species can be viewed during walks around the lake, which can be arranged. During late afternoon you’ll drive back to Karatu for to your allocated accommodation as requested for Dinner and Overnight.

Activities during Lake Eyasi

Hadzabe & Datoga Tribes Culture Learning

Hunting with Hadzabe and prepared their foods

How they produce fire by local methods.

Walking around the Lake shore (Birds Tour)

  • Hours:7
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Oldean Lodge-Luxury Accommodation : Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation: Twiga Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 05: Lake Eyasi to Serengeti National Park.

Distance: 145 km
Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast, the tour will depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River,which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. You’ll have your Dinner and overnight at your allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Camp-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Serengeti Seronera Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation                      
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 06: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park.

Full game drive at Northern Serengeti to Mara River in northern Serengeti affords the most dramatic river crossings. Fierce and deep, cliff-sided and rain-swollen, the river takes an enormous toll of the exhausted and terrified wild cattle that surge through its torrential flow, some drowning helplessly, foundering in narrow defiles, floundering in mud, falling victim to crocodile, staggering, exhausted to dry land and often, in confusion, returning to the same scene of their ordeal allowing the cycle to repeat itself. early evening return to your allocated accommodation as requested.

  • Hours:10
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Camp-Semi Luxury Accommodation :Serengeti Seronera Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation                      
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 07: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater.

Distance: 145 km
Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast you will have morning game in the Serengeti National Park. In the Seronera Valley you might be lucky to see predators hunt as animals gather at the waters during the dry season. After lunch at a picnic spot you will slowly drive in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater. As soon as you have reached the crater you will have a superb view of the caldera. This approximate 20 km wide crater is part of an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to over 20,000 animals. You will stay at your allocated accommodation as requested on the crater rim from where you will be able to enjoy an incredible sunset.

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge-Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation : Ngorongoro Simba Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 08: Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu.

Distance: 51 km
Non – game viewing time: 1 hrs

After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Karatu for Dinner and Overnight at allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Oldean Lodge-Luxury Accommodation: Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge-Semi Luxury Accommodation :  Twiga Campsite- Budge Camping Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 09: Karatu to Manyara Masai Boma to Arusha to Zanzibar.

Distance: 27 km
Non – game viewing time: 25 Minutes

After breakfast to your Hotel the tour will depart to Manyara Masai Boma. This is one of our most popular Culture tours in the Masai tribe, which is based around a traditional Masai Boma (dwelling). This tour is led by Masai local guide and you will be told about tribal customs and the methods in which they build their dwellings. The village you visit still preserve the traditional Masai way of life and you will be enthralled by the truly wonderful and inspiring tales that these people will tell you about their history and way of life. You will also get a chance to learn how the Masai women make their beautifully colored and intricate jeweler. The money raised from the sale of their traditional jeweler goes directly back into the local community. In addition, when you join our Masai Boma trip you will be able to watch a traditional welcome dance – something truly special that is sure to become a lifelong memory. Being up close and personal with nature while walking with a Masai guide along the deeply spiritual trails their predecessors have trodden for hundreds and hundreds of years is an experience that will surely become the highlight of your visit to this magnificent country. During evening you will start your safari head to Arusha City Airport to Zanzibar. Dinner and Overnight at Zanzibar to your allocated accommodation as requested

Activities at Manyara Masai Boma

Learning how the Masai Women Milking in the morning

Enjoy having Masai Dancing and Traditional Songs

Enjoy how Masai slaughter animals and drinking fresh blood

Learn How to make Masai Jewelry

Distribution of Work according to age (Ngayon-Moran-Laibon-Leigwanan)

Enjoying knowing how they sleep

  • Hours:6
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 10: Zanzibar Stone Town Tour

Your program starts with a morning visit by walk to our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort among others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless antique mosques among others. In the evening, go for a Dhow Sunset Cruise tour and later come back to the hotel for Dinner and Overnight at allocated accommodation as requested.

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation  
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 11: Zanzibar Safari Blue Tour.

Morning after breakfast from your hotel your guide will picked you up from your hotel to fumba village where you will meet your special boat, it is about visiting three different sand banks and you will stop in one of those for Sea food lunch where by later you do snorkeling (Optional) and having chance of seeing dolphin. Early afternoon you will head to your allocated accommodation as requested for Dinner and overnight.

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation : Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 12: Zanzibar Spice Tour.

After breakfast you will be visiting to the spice farm for your day tour on the way, the Spice tour in Zanzibar is a 4 hours guided tour, Tourists will get opportunity to discover a lot of things including Tropical fruits, Spices and herbs, and some of the rarely species of other plants from different vegetation. It is just more than a tour; tourists may get unique experience to prove why Zanzibar is called the Spice Island. Visitors should expect to see the species including Zanzibar’s cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cardamoms, curry, pepper, tamarind, ginger, menthol and many other spices and herbs brought by the sultans of Oman across the Indian Ocean. Our guides will give you the detailed descriptions of what the various plants are used for, though not all of them are for food, others used for medicine, The “neem” tree leaves were traditionally used as a cure for malaria and indigestion, the iodine tree produces a deep red sap used to fight infection and wound. Dinner and overnight at allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:4
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 13: Relaxing on Zanzibar beach.

After breakfast from the hotel, depart from southern beach to enjoy and explore the Eastern beach of Bwejuu beach. This part of the coast features a magnificent white-sand beach which runs continuously for 20km, backed by stands of palm trees and fronted by a stunning coral lagoon with a fringing reef around 1km offshore. Enjoy sand and Sea the whole day at Bwejuu beach. Later evening enjoy your Dinner and Overnight at your allocated accommodation as requested

  • Hours:8
  • Meals: Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Zanzibar Beach Hotel-Luxury Accommodation: Khole House -Semi Luxury Accommodation
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.
  • Kids allowed:3+
  • Difficulties: Low

DAY 14: Departure.

Relaxing waiting for flight back home

Today its depend with the time for the departure of your flight morning or afternoon your safari guide will transfer you to  Zanzibar International Airport for your flight to Dar es salaam International airport where you will board International flight for departure.

Price including VAT

Items included:

  • Accommodation before & during Safari.
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight Accommodation as requested.
  • Mineral water
  • Local Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar & Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  • Airport Transfer to and from
  • All national park fees

Items not included:

  • International Flight
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips to Driver/Guide
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.

NOTE:

Equipment Provided: Off- road wheelchair if needed

Meeting Point: Kilimanjaro Airport 45 Km 43 Minutes drives to Arusha City.

Price: Price is for per person sharing for the accommodation.

Tour is for Senior Citizens.

All accommodation provided are Senior Citizen Accessible

Children Rates: Discounted rates will apply for children under 14 years.

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