Maasai Bush land trekking- Mkuru to Mt Longido, Lake Manyara National park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Tarangire National Parks/
1st day; Pick up from Airport.
Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport or from Arusha Aiport and transfer to Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel for overnight B/B (5 self contained double bed rooms with hot shower and mosquito net). 1200 mts about see level
2nd day ; ARUSHA – MKURU MAASAI VILLAGE.
Pick up the clients from Arusha Tourist Center Inn Hotel, at 10.00 am and drive to Mkuru Maasai village 85 kms (3 hours driving from Arusha). On the way the you will view the Momella Lake with lot of flamingoes, arrive at Mkuru Maasai village 1600 meters above sea level for lunch. After lunch climb Oldonyolandre pyramid shaped mountain 2500 meters from sea level. From the top of Oldonyolandare the clients will view Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru, Oldonyolengai Maasai Mountain of God, Longido Mountain, and Maasai plains. On the way back from Oldonyolandare you will different species of birds e.g. Doves, Yellow barbets, fly catcher, drongo, starlings etc. Plants to be seen acaia, sousage trees, yellow fever trees, baobab trees, fig trees, Etc. (5 hours up and down the mountain) Late evening walk to the camp for dinner and overnight at Mkuru Maasai village camp site night fire will be available.
3rd day, MKURU TO LOLBORO
Breakfast at 7.00am, after breakfast walk through the bush land the Gorge, the place Of Maasai meat camp Olpul, where Maasai warriors eat meat and drink tradition medicine soup.On the way to the gorge you will see different species of birds and small bucks eg Dikdik, lizards, African baboon, mangoes etc. tha walk from mkuru camp to the gorge takes 2 hours. Then proceed with your lunch packets to Lolboro maasai village 4 hours walk, In this area clients expected to see Giraffe, gerenuk , Antelopes’ and different species of birds. The area between Mkuru to Olboro is flat and grass land.,the trek will take four hours from the Gorge to Lolboro Bush camp.Arrive late evening at the camp for dinner and overnight. Camp fire at night is available. 1000mts above sea level.
4th day; LOLBORO TO MAASAI VILLAGE
Breakfast at 7.00am. to day the clients will walk for 6 hours. After breakfast take tha picnic lunch boxes and walk through Maasai bush land which is grass land and small bushes country. On the way the expected to see Maasai grazing their cattle goat and sheep in grassland plains.tha place is very good place to view Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, Mt oldonyolengai and Mt Longido. Also clients will cross river longido.
Expected to see on the way.
The areas is flat and grassy
Altitude at this area is 1000mts above sea level.
Dinner and overnight at Maasai bush land campsite. Night camp fire available and watching African skies rich with stars
5th Day; MAASAI VILLAGE TO LONGIDO
Breakfast early at 6.00am , after breakfast go to Maasai bomas and watch the milking process done by women and selection of deferent animals ready going to the grazing and taking to Market. Then trek to Longido , 3 hours walk from tha camp.
On the way they will have a good view Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, Mt oldonyolengai and Mt Longido. And birds species and small bucks. After lunch clients will have 2 hours rest and walk to German grave yard (World War 1). Dinner and overnight near Maasai boma. Night camp fire and Maasai story telling. 950mts above sea level
6th Day ; LONGIDO MOUNTAIN TREKS.
Breakfast at 7.30am , after breakfast Walk with lunch packets to the refuge of birds like weavers, sun birds, barbets, turracos, buffalo weavers etc, walk through the foot of mount Longido to see deferent traditional medicine plants species, on the clear days you can see more than 200 kilo meters and view all the northern Tanzania mountains. This trek will take more than 8 hours. Dinner and overnight at Longido campsite. Camp fire available.
7th Day; CLIMB MT LONGIDO
Breakfast at 7.00 am. Then guided by Maasai Warriors you leave the camp site earlier in the morning and follow narrow foot paths, through the dense natural forest, after three hours you arriving at marvelous Dawa ya Supu (Medicine soup) view point 2000mts above sea level. At this point the view is extra ordinary good. The decent of the steep mountain is another challenge. After ½ an hour descend down to Kimokouwa camp site have a rest and lunch, then walk down to the peak point where the driver will drive you back to Arusha for overnight at Arusha Center Tourist Inn.
8th Day: Lake Manyara
Pick up from Arusha Center tourist inn drive to Lake Manyara National Park (2 hours driving from Arusha) for full day game drive with your picnic lunches. This superb scenic park, is set around the Lake is most famous for its tree – climbing Lions. Late evening drive to Jambo campsite for dinner and overnight.
9th Day:: Serengeti
After drive en-route to Serengeti National Park, crossing over Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The vast Serengeti plains are home to a huge variety of animals and birds species. Game – viewing and picnic lunches en route to Seronera campsite for dinner and overnight.
10th Day : Serengeti
Early in the morning have a cup of Coffee proceed for sunrise game drive in Serengeti, return back to the camp for breakfast, After breakfast proceed for game drive in the vast Serengeti Plains, home to a huge variety of animals and birds, Search among the trees and kopjes for the elusive Leopards and cheetah as well as Wildebeest Migration. After Sunset game drive back to Seronera campsite for Dinner and overnight
11th Day:- Ngorongoro crater rim
Early in the morning have a have a cup of coffee and proceed for the sunrise game drive, return back for breakfast at .After breakfast Game viewing en-route with picnic lunches to Ngorongoro Crater rim. Visiting very interesting Dr. Leakey Museum at Olduvai Gorge. Dinner and overnight at Simba camp site (Crater rim).
12th Day:: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast descend to the Crater floor for 7 hrs game viewing with picnic lunches in Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro is one of the true wonders of nature and home of Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and many other species. Dinner and overnight at Jambo campsite.
13 th Day: Tarangire-Airport
After breakfast drive from Jambo campsite to Tarangire National Park for 5 hours game drive with picnic lunches in the Park viewing among the large herds of Elephant and other animals. Late evening drive to Kilimanjaro Airport
Costs $5,110USD per person, All inclusive.
Price includes: –
All Park entry fees and camping fees, Ngorongoro Crater service fees, three meals a day, Two or one 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser with open roof for six days safari, 2 safari Driver guides. Mineral water 1 liter per day per person during six days National Parks safaris. During trek days clients will drink water boiled by our cooks or will drink our bottled water.
Pick up by Mini bus or landcruiser vehicle from Kilimanjaro Airport and drive to Arusha Tourist inn hotel on the arrival day.
Drive with Mini bus back to Kilimanjaro Airport after tour, All outdoor activities, All thrice meals in a day, Accommodations in water proof tents based on 2 people,Mess tents, mattresses, safari chairs, tables, sleeping bags, Transport to Mkuru trek starting point and pick up at last day in Longido and rive back to Arusha, First aid kits.
Two 4WD Toyota Land Cruisers with open roof, special for 6 days safari with radio call
2 English speaking driver guides during 6 days safari to the National Parks
2 – Cooks for all 13 days
Arusha Tourist inn hotel 2 nights accommodation – 10 self contained double room with hot water and mosquito nets.
Walking nature guides 1during the trek
3 camels to carry food, water, camping equipments and luggages.
2 Maasai Camel headers during the trek
2 warriors’ guides during trek
Expenses of a personal nature, laundry, telephone calls, drinks and beverages and personal travel insurances.
Tipping/gratitude to the supported staff
International Airfares & Visa entry fees to Tanzania
Accommodation in Arusha town