7 Days The Last Hunters & Gatherers of Tanzania
Nairobi/ Arusha/Lake Eyasi /Ngorongoro / Serengeti and Lake Manyara. Due to its colourful and ancient past Tanzania has many cultural and historic attractions that never fail to impress. Discover some of the diverse cultures that make up Tanzania - from Bushmen to Warriors. A Tanzania Culture & Historical tour will compliment your safari and complete your African experience. Cultural heritage has been preserved fairly successfully by the indigenous people, wide spread of Kiswahili language (Tanzania’s official language), despite Tanzania being independent during the regime of Julius Nyerere. A number of tribes still live as they used to, such as the Aboriginal wa-Tindiga. They live in off roots and under ground old-age shelters and all they do is hunt for food. The Ndorobo and Kangeju still speak click languages amongst them. For Westerners, the Maasai have a long symbolized nature Africa. With all the romance and nobility, be it ways of lifestyle. The Maasai have also deliberately maintained their traditional practices for over 150 years.
Nairobi/Arusha Kigongoni Lodge (HB)
Day 1. Upon arrival at the airport you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to the lodge.
Arusha - Lake Eyasi Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp (FB)
Day 2. In the morning at 0830hrs pick up from your hotel in Arusha and drive to Lake Eyasi via Manyara and Karatu arriving there in the early afternoon. After picnic lunch, thorough explanation of the Eyasi and launch a walking trip around the Lake, the breeding site of flamingo birds. Your guide will explain to you well on how the flamingos can produce their own food. Dinner and overnight in Eyasi at the Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp
Lake Eyasi -Track the Bushmen Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp (FB)
Day 3. After breakfast walk through the scattered bush to the Bushmen’s bush-home accompanied by your guide and a local guide who can speak the Bushmen’s language. These Bushmen are of Hadzabe tribe and are living in groups divided in approx. 10 families, they like visitors. You will experience their bush life as they have unique style of hunting as they eat game meat, rodents, insects, roots and leaves. They sleep in caves, shades fearing not of any wild animals, you will have picnic lunch before you walk back to your Camp for dinner and overnight. FB
Lake Eyasi – Ngorongoro Crater Rhino Lodge (FB)
Day 3. Breakfast in Eyasi then at 0830 hrs drive to Ngorongoro Crater rim via Karatu, you will have lunch at Gibbs Farm Lodge. Afternoon relax at leisure in the lodge or camp waiting for dinner and overnight.
Crater Tour - Serengeti N.P Ndutu lodge (FB)
Day 4. Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0600hrs descend into the Crater floor for game drives. All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera; others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more? Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more? Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. At 1300jhrs after lunch ascend the Crater and drive to Serengeti National Park for dinner and overnight.
Serengeti N.P Kusini Tented Camp (FB)
Day 5. Breakfast followed by both morning and afternoon game drives in the park, a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and overnight.
Serengeti - Lake Manyara N.P Eunoto Lodge (FB)
Day 6: Early morning game drives in Serengeti then back to your lodge or Camp at 0845hrs for breakfast. Then check out and drive 220 km to Manyara via Olduvai Gorge on your option you will have your lunch on the way. Evening short walking for about 3 km or relax by the pool if lodge or around the Camp. Dinner and overnight at Eunoto Lodge.
Lake Manyara – Arusha Departure
Day 7: Breakfast followed by morning game drives in Lake Manyara National Park. At 1245hrs leave the park and back to your lodge or Camp for hot lunch after lunch check out and drive back to Arusha.