07 Days Budget Cultural Safari
With over 120 resident different tribes in Tanzania, cultural tourism safaris will offers a sufficiently local history and colour to be found in all tourist destination areas of Tanzania.
7 Day Cultural safari was designed for the traveller with an adventurous spirit, seeking an intimate experience in the African culture, but also still taking advantage of enjoying a wildlife safari
Possibly the best-known tribes in Tanzania are Maasai, victors of Nilotic pastoralist tribal. The Maasai tribe (or Masai) is a unique and popular tribe due to their long preserved culture. Despite education, civilization and western cultural influences, the Maasai people have clung to their traditional way of life, making them a symbolic culture, Maasai’s distinctive culture, dress style and strategic territory along the game parks of Tanzania and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. And have made them one of East Africa’s most internationally famous tourist attractions.
Also the people with longest history and most anciently traditional are the Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer Bushmen, now settled around lake Eyasi in the north Tanzania and conducting their traditional lifestyle as closer to their traditional way of living.
The Datoga the pastoralists are also skilled silversmith’s who live near the Hadza and supply them with iron tips, knives and spears in exchange for honey and fruits. Their origins are the Horn of Africa thought to have immigrated some 3,000 years ago. They wear traditional dress decorated in coloured beads and the women often have facial scarification for beauty.
With Tanz-Africa Adventure you can able to explore the number of cultural program which are always conducted in to the villages.
The Itinerary can be Converted depending on customer needs
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA
Arrive in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro International airport where you will meet with Tanz-Africa Adventures guide. Then transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight Hotel/lodges, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 2: ARUSHA-TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast at the lodge, proceeds driving to tarangire national park for full game viewing with picked lunch, then late evening drive to lodge/camps for dinner and overnight, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’Tarangire National Park well known for its big concentration of Elephants and big cats as well as the magnificent combination of Baobab and Acacia trees which make the unique landscape. The park is the paradise for bird’s watcher due to its habitats ‘’
DAY 3: TARANGIRE FULL GAME DRIVE
After breakfast at the lodge, continued full day game viewing to Tarangire national parks with picnic lunch boxes. Late evening you will drive back to the lodges /camps for dinner and overnight, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’In this long day you can be able to cover the big area of the Park which will give you more chance to see the Big Cats and this can make the great experience of your life time’’
DAY 4: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast, you will take one hour’s drive to Lake Manyara National Parks for full game viewing, then dinner and overnight at lodges/ camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions and the vast elephant herds and large flock of aquatic migratory birds, more than 400 species of birds can be sported, as well as a unique features such as hot spring which is well known as majimoto’’
DAY 5: LAKE EYASI
After early cup of coffee, proceeds drive with to the Bushmen ‘Hadzabe’ area with packed breakfast, in these areas you will get the experience to the extraordinary people who belong to an indigenous tribe known as the ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer Bushmen) by participate with them in local hunting with bow arrow as well as engage breakfast with them.
After breakfast, the next step is tour to experience the Nilotic-speaking Datoga tribe who deals with animal keeping and iron smith.
‘’You will having opportunity to participate in local activities around their villages include iron meting and grind maize by using stone and many other activities’’ Then drive back to the lodge for hot lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodges/camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER
After early breakfast and check out from the lodge/ camps, next stop is ngorongoro crater where you will enjoy the crater game driving with picnic lunchboxes, while en-route you will able to visits traditional maasai Boma (maasai village) later evening proceeding to for dinner and overnight at lodges/ camps, according to the standard and types of accommodations requested from your options.
‘’The Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts the finest blend of landscapes, wildlife, people and archaeological sites in Africa. Often called “the African Eden”. The Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, is nestled in a range of extinct volcanoes which rise to heights of more than 3,500 meters (11,483 feet). It is the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world – 19.2 km (12 miles) in diameter, 610 m (2,000feet) deep and 304 sq. km (117 sq. miles) in area. The areas are very famous for sporting black rhino and rare species of black manned lions’’
DAY 7: MTO WA MBU MARKET & VISIT VILLAGE TO ARUSHA TOWN
After breakfast at the lodge, visit the Mto wa Mbu cultural program with local guide and experience the life style of local people around the village, learning about their culture, agriculture and history of the area. Enjoy the African tradition cuisine
After lunch drive to Arusha town for overnight at Lodge/Hotel or transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
This safari can be connected to Zanzibar Island tour, this beautifully Island along Indian Ocean reputed as very unique and attractive white sand beach in the world. After long safari you can swim and relaxing while starching your back waiting for your flight back home.
The Itinerary can be Converted depending on customer needs
- Accommodation and Meals as stipulated in the itinerary
- Complimentary mineral water x1.5 liters per person in the safari vehicle
- 4×4 game viewing vehicles plus driver guide (window seat guaranteed)
- Unlimited game drives
- Emergency Evacuation Cover
- All transfers and activities as mentioned above
- Park fee, Conservation fees and Community Development Fees
- External flights (Arusha to Zanzibar)
- All price is under VAT
The price of your safari does not include:
- International flights
- Entry visa fees
- Tips or Gratuities for the safari guide and hotel/ camp staff
- Personal expenses such as beverages and laundry.
- Telephones, e-mail and fax bills
Personal and travel insurance (extremely important)