The overview

This article outlines a 6-day mixture safari in northern Tanzania to explore wildlife and traditional peoples’ culture  OF MAASAI LIFE STYLE EXPLORATION . You will be led to explore some of Tanzania’s most famous parks, including the Serengeti, Tarangire, and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. View the Big Five, descend the Ngorongoro Crater, marvel at the wide Serengeti grasslands, and witness massive herds of elephants in Tarangire. Visit Masai and Mto WA Mbu traditional villages to learn more about their traditional practices.

MAASAI LIFE STYLE EXPLORATION AND WILD LIFE

6 DAYS TANZANIA WILDLIFE VIEWING  AND CULTURAL SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Daily thrilling game drives
  • Observe huge herds of elephants in Tarangire
  • View Africa’s Big Five animals in their natural habitat
  • Spot Lions, Leopards, and Cheetahs on thrilling pursuits
  • Searching for tree-climbing lions
  • Marvel at breath-taking Ngorongoro Crater
  • Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration if is that season
  • Enjoy birdwatching and photography
  • Local food preparation & Traditional Dance
  • Mto wa Mbu village tour and Masaai village visit
  • Exploration of historical sites
  • Unlimited traditional activities

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Tarangire national park, do game drive

After breakfast, you will travel three hours to Tarangire National Park. When you arrive, check into the lodge for lunch. Tarangire National Park in Northern Tanzania is a beautiful, serene park known for its elephant migration, birds, and true safari experience.

Go on a game drive in the afternoon to look for unusual species. Tarangire’s grassy plains are covered in Baobabs, Africa’s tallest trees and a home for various species. Elephants can be seen in herds of up to 300 individuals in this area. Discover around 500 distinct bird species, including the Yellow-collared lovebird, the world’s largest bird, and the Kori Bustard, the world’s heaviest flying bird. Waterbucks, zebras, giraffes, elands, gazelles, buffalos, impalas, wildebeests, and hartebeests should be avoided. Return to the lodge for dinner and a restful night’s sleep.

Meal plan: All meals are including

Day 2: Guided walking safari and transfer to Serengeti

After breakfast, go on a guided walking safari through Tarangire National Park to view the footprints of elephants, buffalo, waterbuck, antelope, eland, impala, giraffes, and other animals. Get up close and personal with the creatures. Over 600 different bird species can be seen on this guided walking safari in this national park, including the beautiful Yellow-collared Lovebird, one of the world’s largest birds, and the Kori Bustard, the world’s largest flying bird. Raptors have been spotted in the park as well. Common raptors include the Bateleur Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Long-Crested Eagle, Martial Eagle, Fish Eagle, and Spotted Eagle Owl.

After lunch, take a 5-hour drive to the Serengeti plains. Visit Olduvai Gorge along the way, one of the world’s most significant archaeological sites. In 1959, Mary Leakey discovered in the gorge a 1.8-million-year-old ape-like cranium from an early hominin (human-like species) known as Australopithecus boisei. This discovery, together with the discovery of over 60 early hominid fossils, including Homo habilis, changed our view of human evolution forever.

Arrive late in the evening at Serengeti wilderness, the site of the world’s largest mass terrestrial animal movement, the Great Migration. Even when the migration season is over, the Serengeti affords outstanding wildlife viewing. It has massive lion prides, a plethora of birdlife, and a diversity of predators and plains species. Arrive at the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 3: Full day game drive at Serengeti

After breakfast, spend the entire day on a game drive in the Serengeti’s Ndutu region.  Every year, almost two million wildebeests and tens of thousands of zebra, antelope, and gazelle pass through Ndutu. During the game drives between December and April, you will be able to see the lush plains transform into calving and breeding sites for the great migration. During this season, predators in large numbers hunt on vulnerable newborn wildebeest. It also has six types of large cats, including the wildcat, serval, cheetah, caracal, and leopard. Return to the lodge for dinner and the night after the game drive.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 4: Another exciting day at Serengeti

After breakfast, head on a full-day game drive to explore the Seronera River, which draws a variety of animals due to its importance as a water supply during the dry season. This area is good for wildlife observation. The park’s diverse permanent wildlife population, which includes all five of the “big five,” is well-known. Because of the abundance of prey species, the Serengeti is said to have the most lions in Africa. Approximately 3,000 lions live in this ecosystem. These secretive animals, African Leopards, are frequently spotted. Hippos, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, antelopes, hartebeest, and zebras are among the other animals.

The Serengeti National Park is home to 500 bird species, including the ostrich, Kori Bustard, Ground Hornbill, Secretary bird, and others. Dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 5: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater for descent and afternoon visit to Maasai village

Check out of the resort after breakfast and enjoy game viewing as you drive to Ngorongoro Crater. When you reach the crater rim, descend and perceive some fascinating information about this extraordinary natural wonder of Africa. A massive volcano exploded and collapsed on itself around 2.5 million years ago, producing the Ngorongoro Crater. It is the world’s largest unbroken volcano caldera and a World Heritage Site as well as a sealed ecosystem! The crater’s grasslands are home to 25,000 large mammals, making it one of the best spots in East Africa to observe the big five: lion, rhino, leopard, buffalo, and elephant.

Drive to a Maasai village in the Rift Valley region in the late afternoon. You’ll spend time understanding this tribe and witnessing their manyatas (igloo-like dwellings). You can also participate milk the donkeys, gather water with the donkeys, collect firewood, or build a livestock fence or a manyata (igloo-like hut) and learn about traditional beadwork from the tribe’s revered women. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 6: A visit to Mto WA Mbu and drive back to Arusha

After breakfast, you will be taken to Mto WA mbu for a cultural experience. Mto WA Mbu Village has an intensive cultural program that strives to show visitors the people’s traditional way of life through a range of activities and community projects. You can see popular local attractions, experience Tanzanian cuisine, and engage in genuine cultural interactions. The neighborhood has a number of good walking, hiking, and biking activities ranging in length from a couple of hours to a whole day. This safari will come to an end in the afternoon when you get driven back to Arusha for your departure flight or to the lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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Inclusions

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • All ground transportation
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • All activities mentioned in the Itinerary
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary

The Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Accommodation before and after the safari