TanzaniaBirding Safari Overview

Tanzania is one of the finest bird watching destinations in the world. It has round 1110 species of birds and 74 marine birds. The birding location includes Arusha National Park, with 400 birds within it. These varieties of birds can be more wonderful if guided by a professional.

Lake Mamyara National park offers pink flamingos, pelicans, storks and many more with 400 recorded species.

A bird watching trip to the southern parks gives you a chance to witness over 400 recorded birds for the vast Selous Game Reserve, the Rufiji and Ruaha Rivers gives ideal habitats for various birds.

Grey Headed Silverbill, Usambiro barbet, Green-winged pytilia, Kori bustard, Chestnut sparrow, African crowned eagle, red and yellow barbet.

The birding safari has 2 options, Southern Tanzania and Northern Tanzania.

The Ruaha National park has 570 spices of yellow coloured sunbirds and ashy starling. Katavi also has a large population of waterflow in the wet season. Zanzibar has 268 spices with frigatebird. The Uluguru Mountains contain loveridge’s sunbird.

TourHighlights

This tour is designed to give you the opportunity to experience the real Africa, given only about Six days.

With its huge, unspoiled wilderness areas and plains loaded with game, the vast landscapes of Tanzania reflect an Africa of old.

This tour to coincide with the arrival of masses of wildebeest in the central Serengeti, explores northern Tanzania’s exceptional diversity

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet with our guide and he will take you to the Hotel for the overnight and rest at MilimaniLodge.

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire

We shall drive from Arusha early and head to the Tarangire, the land of Elephants and Baobab trees; where many birds await us. Big game will also be encountered as we bird. The local Acacia woodland is also very graceful and full of birds. We shall enjoy birding here for the next two days of our Tanzania Birding Tour.

Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara

We shall leave hotel early, carrying picnic lunches. We shall drive to Lake Manyara, a pristine soda lake in the Rift Valley near Tarangire. The local Baobab trees will illuminate our journey through this lowland region. Here we see lots of birds and during good time, lots of Flamingos are seen in the soda waters. We shall keep birding this interesting place during the day. The local game is mainly composed of monkeys. Others include Savannah Elephants, Lions and much more.

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro

In the next morning, we shall carry on with our Tanzania Birding Tour, and proceed to Ngorongoro Crater, a large and scenic crater located at about 2000m above sea level. We shall have an opportunity to learn about the crater and also view models of the entire area. This crater is about 600m deep and has an amazing view both from the top and inside the crater. The crater is nestled in a pristine natural forest, full of beautiful indigenous trees.We shall bird the forest, crater rim and our hotel compound.

Day 5: Full Day at Ngorongoro

Today we shall descend to the crater floor for more birding. The mighty Ngorongoro is an amazing place. It is known as one of the wonders of Africa. Descending down the crater floor takes you through great scenery and you get to experience the local Euphorbia tree varieties. Many birds will be encountered in the crater.Herds of wild animals are plenty inside the crater as well as wonderful views of the crater walls. Look out for the local Lions, Black Rhinos, Common Zebras, assorted Gazelles, Nile Hippos and Wildebeests.Night in Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

Day 6: Ngorongoro to Arusha& Departure

On this day we shall drive back to Arusha picking some extra birds on the way. We shall hope to pick any species we missed earlier in Ngorongoro Conservation Area; as we transect through.At Arusha heading back to Home by Flight.

Include & Exclude

Include

  • Lodge safari according to the itinerary.
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Professional, English-speaking guide.
  • Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary.
  • Meals according to the itinerary.
  • Mineral water.
  • All mentioned activities.
  • All national park fees.

Exclude

  • Flights.
  • Optional activities.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips.
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance.

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