Arusha Safari Tours
Arusha Safari Tours is a wildlife safari that begins from Arusha to
Mwanza and coversseveral areas in the Northern Circuit. The itinerary
of the eight-day tour is given below:
Day 1 Arusha-Tarangire National park
After a brief introduction about Arusha Safari Tours, you head off to
the first stop- Tarangire National Park. The open roof safari vehicle will
allow you to make the most of the scenic landscape and also a variety
of wildlife like giraffes, bushbucks, hartebeests, warthogs, zebras, etc.
Day one concludes with retiring back to the nearest tented campsite for
dinner and the night’s stay.
Day 2 Lake Manyara National Park – MtowaMbu – Lake Eyasi
After enjoying breakfast, the tour proceeds towards the multi-cultural
town of MtowaMbu, allowing you to experience the traditional village
first-hand with guidance from the local tour guide.
After a scrumptious traditional African lunch,next is Lake Eyasi National
Park. Adventurous tourists can swap the village tour for a quad bike tour
from Karatu to Lake Eyasi at an additional cost. Thereafter, you will be
taken to The Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge for dinner and stay.
Day 3 Hadzabe, Datoga, and Blacksmith Cultural
Experience – Karatu
After a visit to the ethnic minority of the Hadzabe– one of the last
hunter-gatherer tribes in Tanzania, is another visit to the tribe of
pastoral nomads and herdsmen– the Datoga tribe.
Topping off the African experience is an insight into the blacksmiths
working in rudimentary conditions. Next stop is Karatu, where you can
either relax at the lodge or take an elephant cave walk, for an
additional cost. Dinner and lodging for the night will be at the
Ngorongoro Farm House.
Day 4 Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti
Breakfast is followed by a trip to the Ngorongoro Crater, where you can
view the monumentalcaldera. In addition to beautiful scenery, you might
be able to catch a sighting of the Big Five— lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino,
After a pre-packed lunch, you will head off to Serengeti National Park,
where you can relax at the Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Day 5 Serengeti National Park –
This adventurous day of Arusha Safari Toursentails driving around the
national park. The expansive wildebeest migration is the main highlight.
You can also opt for a balloon safari in the early morning, followed by a
bush breakfast. The day ends with driving to Mwanza and lodging at
Day 6 Mwanza – Rubundo
You will arrive at Rubundo Island in Lake Victoria, after a journey by
car and boat. Post lunch is a game-viewing adventure that entails a
detailed insight of the forest and beach from a friendly tour guide. The
day concludes at Rubondo Island Luxury Camp.
Day 7 Rubondo Island National Park (Half Day Game
Drive by Boat)
Day seven entails boat riding, either in the morning or afternoon,
depending on the weather. Game viewing at the lake is followed by
sights of bird breeding-grounds and schools of hippos. The Shrike and
eastern white-crowned shrike are the main attractions, as are the
hippos up-close at the lounge. The tall trees surrounding the lounge
Day 8 Rubondo Island National Park & Departure
After breakfast, the trip back to Mwanza begins. You may have a picnic
lunch along the way to appreciate the scenic beauty before you depart,
officially concluding Arusha Safari Tours.