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The Tanzania Splendor Safari
• Drafted to showcase the beauty of Nothern Tanzania
• Engage in a bush walk escorted by an armed ranger
• Enjoy rarely bush dining
Tanzania’s northern region is home to various wildlife and sceneries. Safari enthusiasts will enjoy this trip’s breathtaking opportunities to spot enormous elephants and upside-down trees (Baobab trees) in Tarangire National Park, as well as the stunning white colobus monkeys in Arusha National Park and the underground water forest in Lake Manyara National Park.
It is an overland experience guided by our knowledgeable driver guide who uses our carefully chosen, luxurious accommodations the entire time. Our aim is to make your vacation in Tanzania one of the finest decisions ever.
You are starting and finishing your journey in Arusha, the capital of safari. This program can also be paired with a visit to Zanzibar Island for an additional few days to enjoy the stunning white sand beaches of the Indian Ocean.
The entry point to every tourist site in Tanzania's northern zone is Kilimanjaro International Airport. As soon as you arrive, our driver guide will be there to pick you up and begin showcasing Tanzania's splendor as you go to your accommodation.
The finest place to see Mount Kilimanjaro is from Rivertree, which is located in the Mount Meru foothills.
With magnificent rustic cabins situated along the river and amid the coolest, largest trees, the ten acres of forested nature that make up the property will make your stay unforgettable.
Enjoy your breakfast when you first awaken in African Horizone; at 8:30 am, you will begin your tour of Arusha National Park, which takes 30 minutes to reach the gate from the hotel.
One of the nicest parks for animal lovers and those who enjoy visiting remote locations, you can see giraffes, zebra, buffalo, elephants, bushbuck, and, infrequently, black-and-white colobus monkeys in this park.
Picture yourself enjoying a quiet, isolated bush picnic next to a stunning waterfall in the park. The flavors of African cuisines and fruits will be served at your table during lunchtime. Bon Appetit!!
A last game drive will be conducted on the way to your hotel after lunch to complete the day's schedule.
Another day in African Land. Our safari today will begin at 8:00 am and go for 3 hours, getting you to the Tarangire entrance gate as our expert driving guide entertains you with tales of the local culture and architectural wonders seen along the way.
Open your eyes to the land of enormous elephants and gigantic baobab trees. Drive down the Tarangire River, which is the source of water and welcomes reliant water animals to quench their thirst. This park is designed with diverse zones and offers a vast range of wild species and scenery. The park has big cats like lions and leopards, which are uncommon and exciting to photograph.
Following lunch, you will proceed directly to your magnificently chosen luxury safari camp Nimali Tarangire Camp, which is situated in an isolated area along a riverbed and is perfectly secluded amidst acacia and baobab trees for maximum privacy.
If you travel between July and September to enjoy the complete exclusivity of the property for your rejuvenation, you may choose to go on an evening wildlife drive or unwind by the pool. Since it is a private safari, you may discuss your options with your guide.
During the evening, relax by the fire pit and take in the African galaxy. the following dinner. Bon Soir!!
Wake up in the bush again, today we say goodbye to Tarangire by starting with a walking safari, one on one with nature out of the safari jeep.
You will be escorted by an armed ranger to get closer to the wild animals by respecting nature. This is one of the best experiences you will have. Adhering to nature's laws is the reason for making the Maasai tribe live in the bush till today.
Your driver guide will take you all the way to the Maasai local village out of the park to experience how this ethnic group preserves its culture despite the presence of modernism. Get into their house, dance, participate in milking, and make fire by using sticks with them.
Your guide will lead you to the fascinating view at the Lake Burunge Tented Lodge for bush lunch.
After lunch drive to your lodge for relaxation, in the evening you may opt to go evening short game drive and enjoy a sundowner.
Later return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, set off to explore this forested area in quest of the tree-climbing lions. If you're lucky, you might be able to spot them, but it's not assured. While in this park, you can experience the hot spring, hippo pool, Lake Manyara exploration, Lake Manyara Treetop Walkway, and an abundance of baboons and other species.
During the evening your driver guide will take you back to Arusha town for the overnight at Rivertress Country Inn
As your amazing journey in Tanzania comes to a close, it's time to bid farewell to the exquisite Rivertrees Country Inn and head to the Airport for your flight back home. But hold on tight, because your adventure is far from over! Where will your next escapade take you to conquer new territories and discover even more wonders? The world is yours to explore! a new adventure beckons. But don't let the end of this incredible journey dampen your spirit! The world is your oyster. Let the thrill of the unknown fuel your wanderlust and open up new horizons to explore! KWAHERI RAFIKI.
Inclusions / Exclusions
- The Package Comprises a Lodge Safari That Adheres to The Itinerary,
- Accompanied by A Proficient English-Speaking Guide,
- Transportation by 4×4 Safari Vehicle,
- Overnight Lodge Accommodation,
- Mineral Water and All Activities as Outlined in The Itinerary.
- Furthermore, National Park Fees and Concession fee
- Flying Doctors Insurance (AMREF) During the Safari Are Included.
- Optional Activities,
- Alcoholic and Soft Drinks,
- Visa Fees,
- Tips to the drivers or camp staff.
- Personal Spending Money for Souvenir Purchases, and
- Travel Insurance Are Explicitly Excluded From The Package.
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What about Luxury lodges and camps?
Tanzania’s hospitality industry has garnered a commendable reputation for its top-notch accommodations. With numerous award-winning camps and lodges scattered throughout the national parks, this industry caters to a discerning clientele with a taste for high-end experiences.
A trip to Tanzania is sure to provide visitors with a luxurious stay that is nothing short of exceptional. Whether nestled in a remote location by the Tarangire River, surrounded by the Serengeti plains, or treated to stunning views of the Great Rift Valley, guests can expect nothing less than the finest wines, chef-prepared meals and a suite of indulgences that are synonymous with deluxe four or five-star hotels.
To ensure that our guests receive nothing but the best, we have meticulously handpicked hotels that have been highly rated. Additionally, our staff members regularly visit these accommodations to ensure that the quality and service delivered to our guests are consistent with our exacting standards.
Can you please explain what constitutes a game drive?
A game drive is an activity commonly organized in African game reserves and national parks where visitors go on guided tours to see wildlife in their natural habitat.
The drive can take place at different times of the day and typically lasts between 6-8 hours. Visitors are accompanied by experienced guides, who can offer insight into the different animals and birds encountered during the tour.
To maximize the chances of seeing animals, guides often use specialized vehicles that are open, allowing visitors to move around and observe wildlife from different angles. Game drives are popular with tourists as they provide a unique and unforgettable experience of the natural world.
What is a Safari?
Have you ever heard of a safari? Wondering what sets it apart from a regular vacation?
The term safari has roots in the Swahili language, signifying a journey and serving as the foundation for the verb “to travel” in this East African tongue. When seeking a remarkable safari experience, Tanzania reigns as the top destination throughout Africa. Not only does Tanzania showcase the biggest national parks, but it features UNESCO World Heritage Sites and lays claim to Africa’s highest mountain.
Serengeti National Park, located in Tanzania, has consistently been recognized as the leading safari destination in Africa for multiple years in a row. This accolade serves as a testament to Tanzania’s position as the top country for safaris in the continent, as Serengeti National Park has been awarded the title of ‘Best Safari Destination’ by experts, surpassing several national parks within Africa.
A safari in Africa offers more than just a mere vacation but a compelling travel experience. It is noteworthy that advertising ‘safaris’ at other destinations such as Thailand or India is significantly different and cannot be matched to an African safari. Additionally, these excursions to observe animals lack any historical relevance to the Swahili word ‘safari.
Do I need Visa?
It is mandatory to have a visa for entry. The visa fee is USD 50 per individual, whereas US citizens are required to pay USD 100 per person. While it is possible to obtain visas on arrival, it is advisable to obtain them beforehand.
Do I need Travel Insurance?
To safeguard against unforeseen events that may disrupt travel plans, travel protection plans offer a range of benefits including coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay, and other customizable options.
As a responsible travel operator, EAS Guides mandates all travelers to acquire essential Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation insurance protection. This rudimentary coverage, also known as Post-Departure or Travel Med, is available for as little as $60 per person and guarantees peace of mind during travel.
How do I tip?
While tipping is not mandatory, it is customary to show appreciation for exceptional service. To assist you in determining an appropriate gratuity, below are some suggested tipping ranges per person per day/vehicle, based on the number of people in the vehicle:
– 6 people: $10 to $15 per person per day
– 4 people: $12 to $20 per person per day
– 2 people: $15 to $25 per person per day
If you are on a camping safari, it felt your chef should be tipped like the safari guide, as they work as a team. Most lodges/camps have a tip box at the front desk, and we recommend using it instead of tipping individuals so that everyone who contributed to your enjoyable experience can share in gratitude, including those working behind the scenes. In most lodging and hotels, it is usually for staff members to offer assistance with your luggage. While it is common to consider tipping as an appropriate gesture, the decision to do so is ultimately at your discretion.
About Kilimanjaro Tipping
These are our recommended tipping guidelines when trekking on Kilimanjaro (not per climber): Guides should receive $15/day, assistant guides should receive $10/day, cooks should receive $10/day, and porters should receive $5/day. For every 2 hikers, we suggest having 1 guide, for every 3 hikers, 1 assistant guide, and for every 8 hikers, 1 cook. The number of porters should meet the following minimums:
– 4 porters per hiker for the 8-day Lemosho Route (minimum of 8 porters)
In some cases, additional porters might be required based on luggage weight. We recommend a budget of $250-300 per hiker for tips during an 8-day trek.
How about Security?
While Tanzania is generally a secure country, it is advisable to exercise caution. Avoid attracting attention by keeping a watchful eye on your personal belongings. It is recommended to refrain from walking in towns or cities after dark and instead, opt for a taxi.
Avoid carrying large amounts of cash or displaying valuable items like cameras, as these can make you a target for pickpockets. Use hotel safety deposit boxes and ensure to obtain a receipt to secure your valuable possessions. Consider leaving valuable jewelry at home to avoid any unwanted attention.
How about Health?
It is essential for all individuals traveling from yellow fever-endemic countries/regions to obtain the yellow fever vaccine. This requirement applies to individuals who are in transit for at least 12 hours or those who venture beyond the immediate airport premises in a yellow fever endemic area. Furthermore, individuals from yellow fever endemic regions traveling via air, marine, or land transportation must also meet this vaccination requirement. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the United Republic of Tanzania has reinstated HEALTH SURVEILLANCE DESKS in all border crossings, ports, and international airports. Therefore, it is crucial to carry your health certificates when entering Tanzania. While malaria is endemic in Tanzania, it is preventable by taking appropriate measures, including using insect repellent, protecting oneself at sundown, sleeping under a mosquito net, and taking anti-malaria prophylactics as prescribed by a medical professional. It is wise to bring prescription medication, spare glasses, contact lenses, solution, sunscreen, a first aid kit, cream for insect bites and stings, and medication for diarrhea.
To enter Tanzania, travelers arriving from or transiting through Uganda or the DRC need to complete a Traveler’s Health Surveillance Form at least 24 hours before their arrival. The completed form will generate a Unique Health Code (UHC), which the traveler needs to present upon arrival. To access the form, please follow this link: https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/. For those arriving directly in Zanzibar, please use this alternative link.
While proof of Covid-19 vaccination is not required, arriving guests are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated. No RT-PCR certificates or Rapid Antigen tests are needed upon arrival; however, guests will undergo thermal and physical screenings. It is essential to review your airlines and international airport(s) pre-boarding testing requirements carefully. Kindly ensure you read and understand the full regulations to avoid any inconvenience during your travel and entry into Tanzania. A significant number of our visitors transit via Amsterdam, and it’s important to note that as of now, passengers who do not exit Schiphol Airport are not subject to Covid-19 testing protocols.