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Tanzania is blessed with some of the best safari destinations on the planet. The government has also done a wonderful job in protecting so much of the land to preserve this great asset. In fact 28% of Tanzania's terrestrial land is under protected status.
By far the most sought after destinations for safaris are in the north of the country. With the magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro also being located in the north, this area receives the most number of tourists. The town of Moshi and Arusha city are where most safari tours start from. We prefer Moshi due to its small town atmosphere, its cleanliness and the wonderful backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro. If you prefer Arusha though, we can easily begin the itinerary from there. Both towns are located 45 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
The Northern Safari Circuit consists of Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Arusha National Park and Mkomazi National Park. Although they are located close to one another, each park has its own unique qualities that make visiting several of them worthwhile. Eco-Africa Climbing Offers luxury lodge safaris, permanent tented safaris as well as camping safaris. We can fit most every budget. You can choose to fly into parks by small plane or by safari vehicle. Our vehicles are all well maintained 4x4 wheel drive with safari viewing roofs. On our camping safaris, we supply quality tents and we prepare meals for you. We can accommodate special diet needs (if notified before the trip).
Day 1: Arrival Moshi
As you arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you are welcomed by our representative and transfer you to the Kili Wonders Hotel around Moshi. Our representative will have a short safari briefing session with you at the Hotel and leave you to relax and have dinner.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
On the second day of your tour you have breakfast in the morning and leave for Moshi town where you will do some shopping if you wish and also have a chance to change some money to get local currencies which may be useful at the lodges/tented camps especially for tipping and paying extras. You will then drive to through the Masai steppe, and into the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park. Here you will register at the park gate and go for a short game
drive before driving to the lodge/tented camp for hot lunch. You will then relax until later in the afternoon when you go to the park again for a sunset game drive. This beautiful national park is popular for tits evergreen forests that harbor among other animals; elephants, giraffes, zebras, impalas, gazelles and many others. More legendary here are the tree climbing lions and if you are
lucky you will spot them as well. At the lake you will have an eye feast of aquatic birds like flamingos, pelicans , little grebes, Egyptian geese etc. Late in the afternoon before dark you return to the lodge for a shower, dinner and overnight. Overnight at the Farm House Valley
Lodge at Karatu. All meals included.
Day 3: Olduvai Gorge - Serengeti National Park
This morning we wake up rather early and after breakfast we take off for the world famous Serengeti National Park which is also the oldest and biggest of all parks in Tanzania. We will have a briefs stop at Olduvai Gorge where Dr Louise and his wife Mary Leakey made tremendous discoveries of human fossils; the Australopithecus Boisei. This discovery led to the theory by scientists that Africa is the cradle of mankind. We enter Serengeti via Naabi Hill gate and on reaching Serengeti we go on with game drives with a picnic lunch served on the way.
Serengeti plains are home to a variety of large and small animals alike as well as large numbers of birds species. Among the animals present includes , zebras, elephants , baboons, impalas, topis, buffaloes and recently introduced black rhinos. Later in the afternoon you will reach the lodge where you will relax for the evening. Dinner and overnight at Kisura Serengeti Camp for a fancy ‘out of Africa’ feeling.
Day 4: Full day Serengeti National Park
You’re Tanzania and Zanzibar Honeymoon continues…. and on this day you may decide to do an early morning game drive at day break or relax until after breakfast. After all you are on holiday. Either way you may decide after breakfast you may go for game drives in the Serengeti plains and depending on the time of the year you may go watching the Great Migration of the wildebeests. You may choose to carry a lunch box with you or do a morning session of game
drives then relax at your lodge/tented camp for the afternoon. A sunset game drive is a nice way to wind up this day, or go for a walking safari if residing outside the park. Diner and overnight at Kisura Serengeti Camp.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
We are going to the world largest caldera that harbors the greatest concentration of animals in a confinement of its 600 meter deep walls so we get up early this morning. After breakfast we drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and it is on our way back. We re-enter the conservation Area via Naabi Hill Gate and after some registration formalities at the Descent point we go down the breathtaking road to the floor of this world renown ‘world heritage site’ that was declared by the UN body ; UNESCO. Once at the Crater we will do a wonderful game
drive with packed lunch served at the hippo pool side picnic site. This is the only place that you are almost certain of spotting the Big Five in one place on one day. Other animals include hyenas, silver backed jackals, elands, hartebeests, wildebeests, gazelles, impalas as well as rare ungulates like the long necked ; gerenuks. Later in the afternoon we ascend up the Crater walls because no lodges/tented camps are allowed in the Crater. Dinner and overnight will be at Endoro Lodge at Karatu.
Day 6:Arusha - Zanzibar
After breakfast at the lodge in leisure it is time to get a fully paid complimentary massage at the Massage Spa if you wish then start on our way to Arusha where you will take your flight to the island of Zanzibar. On your arrival you will be met by our representative who will welcome you to the island and transfer you to the beach Hotel. Dinner and overnight at the Pongwe Beach Hotel on the beaches of Zanzibar.
Day 7-11: Zanzibar Beach
You will spend these days at the beach choosing between the numerous water sports on offer at the resort and relaxing. Dinner and overnight at the Pongwe Beach Hotel on the beautiful Pongwe beach line which has been recognized as one of the best beaches in Zanzibar and the world.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast at the beach resort Zanzibar and depending on your departure schedule we transfer you to the Airport to take a flight back home with fond memories of your honeymoon Safari in Tanzania.
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1.Reservations: A deposit of 30% of the total tour price is due at the time of making your reservation. The balance is due no later than 30 days prior to departure. We reserve the right to cancel any reservations for which the total fare has not been paid by the due date. In such cases the deposit paid will be forfeited. Only upon receipt of all deposits from all parties travelling will the tour be confirmed. All items included within a proposed itinerary are subject to availability at the time of deposit receipt.
The following cancellation charges will apply:
32+ days prior to departure – 25% of tour price
8 – 32 days prior to departure – 50% of tour price
7 days or less to departure – 100% of tour price
Please note that in cases where bookings have been made for external services such as accommodation, the cancellation charges incurred are the responsibility of the client. Please ensure that you are aware of such external bookings when making a reservation with us. Cancellations must be done in writing via email.
3.Alterations of Tours/Safaris by Client: We do not charge an administrative fee for changes you make to an itinerary prior to due date of full payment. We will do our utmost to make changes as you request but we cannot guarantee that this will be possible as changes are subject to availability. If the client wishes to make changes after the payment has been received in full, we cannot give guarantees that this will be possible. Some changes in itinerary may be subject to surcharge. Once the proposal is confirmed and we have made firm bookings on your behalf, we reserve the right to refuse to make alterations to the itinerary.
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We reserve the right to vary, modify or cancel any itinerary, either part or wholly. If this is necessary, we will substitute alternative arrangements of comparable value, or at our discretion provide a full refund.
5.Weather Conditions: Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for weather conditions, nor can any ticket be cancelled or amended by you at any time on the basis of weather conditions.
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7. Passport – Visas: Please check with a local Travel Agent regarding requirements for passport and visas. Generally a tourist visa will be required for visits to the country of no longer than 3 months. Requirements and prices vary by country.
8. Health Documents: It is strongly advised that you consult your doctor or local health department at least 8 weeks prior to departing your country of origin. Yellow Fever cards may be required at a port of entry to Tanzania.
9.Responsibility: We reserve the right to make, with or without notice, alterations to, accommodation, meals, vehicles, schedule, or planned route should the need arise. Every effort will be made to consult and inform the client of any such changes prior to the beginning of the tour.
10. Luggage: Luggage is limited to 15 kg per person.
11. Insurance: Insurance is not included and it is, therefore, strongly recommended that you obtain personal travel and medical insurance policy before departing your country.
12. Liability: We do not accept liability for injury, damage of personal property, loss of personal property, accident, delay, or irregularity caused by either defect in any vehicle the actions of any persons associated with the tour, accommodation, establishment, or employees.
Travel insurance is required to participate on this trip.
Trip deposits are non-refundable and balance payments are only partially refundable. Therefore, it is prudent for you to protect your investment against trip cancellation, interruption, delays and unforeseeable expenses. Standard travel insurance provides coverage for:
• Trip interruption
• Missed connection
• Travel delay
• Baggage delay and personal items lost
• Hurricane and weather
• Employment layoff
• Pre-existing medical conditions
• Emergency medical
• Medical evacuation and repatriation
• Financial default
At a minimum, the insurance should protect you against trip cancellation and trip interruption, should you need to cancel your trip due to circumstances such as training injuries or sickness or emergencies. Ideally, insurance should cover high altitude trekking (not to be confused with "mountaineering" or "mountain climbing" which most insurance will not cover) and all medical and repatriation costs.