Embark on a 12-day avian adventure through Tanzania’s pristine national parks, each a feathered paradise of its own. Start in the lush greenery of Lake Manyara, where tree-climbing lions coexist with over 400 bird species, including the pink-hued flamingo. Traverse the endless plains of the Serengeti, where beneath the vast skies, birds of prey circle and songbirds serenade. Dive deep into the Ngorongoro Crater, a world where pastel-colored birds flit beside lumbering elephants. Finally, witness the varied ecosystems of Tarangire, where seasonal swamps brim with vibrant birdlife. This journey promises not just sights but melodic sounds, from the haunting calls of the fish eagle to the rhythmical drumming of the woodpecker. An experience tailored for the birdwatcher but bound to enrapture any lover of nature.
Day 1: Arrival in Arusha
Arrive in the heartbeat of Tanzania, Arusha. As you settle into your accommodation, the sounds of local bird species like the silvery-cheeked hornbill will be a prelude to your adventures. Overnight in a cozy Arusha lodge.
Days 2-3: Lake Manyara Exploration
Travel to Lake Manyara National Park. Revel in two full days of birdwatching, spotting species like pelicans, cormorants, and the iconic pink flamingo. Don’t miss the ever-elusive tree-climbing lions and elephants that roam beneath the canopies.
Days 4-6: Serengeti Serenade
Venture into the heart of the Serengeti. Over three days, search for secretary birds, martial eagles, and lilac-breasted rollers. As you traverse these golden plains, witness the intertwining lives of birds and big game.
Days 7-8: Ngorongoro Nature’s Amphitheater
Descend into Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest inactive volcanic caldera. Here, amid its vast landscapes, spot kori bustards, grey crowned cranes, and flamingos against the backdrop of roaming wildlife.
Days 9-11: Tarangire Treasures
Experience Tarangire National Park’s rich avifauna. From yellow-collared lovebirds to the northern pied babbler, this park will overwhelm your senses. Relish the sight of massive baobab trees and seasonal swamps, a haven for myriad bird species.
Day 12: Departure from Arusha
Reflect on your feathery journey with one last breakfast in Tanzania. Browse local markets for bird-inspired souvenirs before your onward departure.
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Why Consult With Us?
- Accommodations in premium lodges and camps.
- All meals and select beverages.
- Guided birdwatching tours with expert guides.
- All park entrance fees.
- Transportation and airport transfers.
- International airfare.
- Visa fees.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips and gratuities.
- Optional tours and activities.
- Travel insurance.