1295 EURO

Hakuna Matata, Tanzania Safari & ZanzibarNature & Adventure

Rahalista

2021: july 13 - july 22

Hunting , dancing and singing with indigenous east-african tribes, going back to nature, experiencing the heart race of being close to the dangerous “big 5” animals or Plains game without endangering them, enjoying exotic turquoise beaches, … it’s all in the program!

  • 11 days

  • 12 - 16 spots

Activities Included

  • Accomodation
  • Transportation during the trip
  • All activities mentionned
  • 11/11 breakfast
  • Meals mentionned in the program

other inclusions

  • Safari Massai village
  • Game viewing n Serengeti national park
  • Boat trip Zanzibar
  • Game drive in Ngorongoro crater
  • Jozcani forest and Spice farm visit
  • Camping

Exclusions

  • National flight from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
  • Meals not mentionned

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Itinerary

Day 1

Hello Tanzania! Our first meeting with this beautiful country will take place by our gathering at Arusha. That's when we will get to know each others and have our welcoming ceremony and briefing night at the hostal. At that moment, our comfortable beds will be waiting for us at the hostel. So ladies and gentelmen charge yourself with as much energy as you can cause tomorrow the adventure will overwelm you :o


Day 2

Maasai village |natural and cultural immersion After morning arrival in Karatu, we will be directly driven to our first stop: the semi-nomadic Maasai Village. Among the best known local populations in the world, the Massai tribe will be showing us around their home village. With a personal guide explaining their culture, history and traditions, we will taste their local dishes and tea (chai) prepared on woodfire. After lunch, the Massai warriors will guide us through a walking safari that will enlighten us on their typical medicinal plants, trees, tools , hunting techniques, fire preparation and local wild life. Back in the Village, following a fresh coffee and cake break , we will celebrate the sunset along with the dancing and singing Maasai performers. Get-together campfire BBQ Type of accommodation : traditional Massai houses (B-L-D)


Day 3

Serengeti National Park Leaving the Karatu polepole Campsite, we will head to Serengeti National Park. With over 14.000 km² of plains, savannas, forests and 350.000 visitors per year, this is Tanzania’s biggest park. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and protected by the IUCN system, this biologically rich zone is best known for its colossal annual animal migration. With over 1.5 million wildebeest, 250,000 zebra, 2.500 lions and thousands of giraffes, buffalos, elephants and gazelles, this park is Tanzania's oldest national park and remains the flagship of the country’s tourism industry. We will enjoy a late afternoon game drive in Serengeti park then have dinner. We will spend our night at Nguchiro Campsite. Type of accommodation : tents (B-L-D)


Day 4

Serengeti National Park After breakfast , we will venture into Serengeti’s wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch we will explore in depth this exciting site, where earth’s largest concentration of plains game will be roaming free next to us. Back to Nguchiro Campsite in the evening, we will have dinner and stay overnight. Type of accommodation : tents (B-L-D)


Day 5

Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast, we will go for a game drive inside the Ngorongoro Crater. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhinos , the magnificent black-manned lions, colorful flamingos and a variety of water birds. Leopards, cheetahs, hyenas can also easily be seen. We will later go back to Karatu Polepole Camp site for Dinner and overnight. Type of accommodation : tents (B-L-D)


Day 6

Hadzabe Bushmen Experience & Lake Eyasi Departure from Karatu very early in the morning to visit the Hadzabe and go hunting with them. The Hadzabe are an indigenous ethnic group that live in the dry terrain near Lake Eyasi, south of Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania. For over 3000 years, they have been nomads that only set up camp for several days or months and after harvesting the resources they need, they move. Their nomadic lifestyle is influenced by climate changes and wild resource availability. They build homes by weaving small huts out of sticks from the euphorbia bush and they bows, arrows and spears to hunt for food. At the end of the day, we will go back to Arusha Type of accommodation : double/triple rooms (B-L)


Day 7

Hello Zanzibar Arrival in Zanzibar Island via an internal flight. This internal flight is NOT included. Each of the participants will have to buy it on his own. (from Kilimanjaro airport to Tanzania airport) The transfer from Zanzibar airport to the accommodation in is provided. Type of accommodation : dorms (B)


Day 8

Stone town & Prison Island We will start by visiting the capital of Zanzibar: Stone town, accompanied by a private guide. In 2000, the UNESCO designated it as a World Heritage Site due to its prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements.The heart of Stone Town mostly consists of a maze of narrow alleys lined by houses, shops, bazaars and mosques. We will then go 5.6km northwest, where is located the Prison (Changuu) Island. It holds its name due to it having been used as a prison for rebellious slaves in 1860s . A prison that is still standing, providing shelter for some rare Aldabra giant tortoises, that we can closely observe along with local deers and other endangered species. Type of accommodation : dorms (you will like this one ) (B-L)


Day 9

Safari Blue - boat trip We will spend a relaxing day at sandbanks , swimming , snorkeling . There’s a chance we could see the endangered red colobus monkeys or dolphins ! We will have our own Private Boat and Captain , along with seafood BBQ, beverages and snorkeling gear At night we will celebrate the new year at the beach with campfire & live band Type of accommodation : dorms (B-L)


Day 10

Jozani Forest & Spice farm That day we will be visiting the one and only natural park in Zanzibar : Jozani Forest , which is designated by the IUCN as "the largest remaining stand of near-natural forest on Zanzibar”. It is home to many endangered species as the red colobus monkey , which is the flagship species for conservation in Zanzibar. It will also be a unique opportunity to observe the breeding turtles. Our next stop will be a local spice farm where we can discover how spices are grown and processed. Type of accommodation : dorms (B)


Day 11

And here will be the end of our Adventure together Well …for now

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