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Bird-Watching Escape

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Bird-Watching Escape
~ Special Interest ~
The best season for this departure is May—March
• Peak seasons: Winter, Summer and Fall • Peak months: January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Safari Overview
Our Bird-Watching Escape is a bird-lover’s dream-come-true. Bringing you more than 20 years’ experience as naturalists and wildlife preservationists immersed in the native culture, a knowledgeable and accomplished leadership team is waiting for you to discover this amazing opportunity of a lifetime! Soar on over to experience diverse, unique avifauna, sate your curiosity for other seasonal wildlife activity, and take advantage of the local cultural amenities that northern Tanzania has to offer, such as Olduvai Gorge Museum, the Iraqw Tribe and Maasai Village.
12 days
11 nights
  • Safari Highlights:
  • With this opportunity of a lifetime, spend 2 ½ days birding in Serengeti National Park and 1 ½ days in Tarangire National Park experiencing up to 500 recorded bird species among the swamps and dry country, alike.
  • Enjoy several day-long bird-watching ventures in various National Parks such as Arusha, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Migratory birds will be present from November to March, as well as the native birds donning their breeding plumage during this same time.
  • Get lost in the local culture on a village walk with the Iraqw Tribe, visit Maasai Village and discover the Olduvai Gorge Museum.
  • Go wild over bonus viewing of wildebeest and zebra migration from December—March or May—June.

Itinerary
Discover Over 500 Recorded Bird Species in Northern Tanzania
Day 1
Arrive in Arusha, Tanzania
You will arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) by your international flight. Your driver guide will meet you at you at the airport and drive you to Kibo Palace Hotel (or similar) for dinner and overnight (Bed & Breakfast).
About Kibo Palace Hotel
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Day 2
Birding in Arusha National Park
Begin your adventure amidst a full-day of birding in Arusha National Park with a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight will be at Kibo Palace Hotel (or similar).
About Arusha National Park
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Day 3
Tarangire National Park
In the morning, drive to Maramboi Tented Camp for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy the bird-watching sights in Tarangire National Park. Dinner and overnight will be at Maramboi Tented Camp (or similar).
About Tarangire National Park
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About Maramboi Tented Camp
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Day 4
Birding in Tarangire National Park
Delight in a full-day of birding in Tarangire National Park. Dinner and overnight will be at Maramboi Tented Camp (or similar).
Day 5
Birding in Lake Manyara National Park
In the morning, drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full-day of bird-watching with a picnic lunch. Overnight will be at Country Lodge (or similar).
About Lake Manyara National Park
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About Country Lodge
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Day 6
Local Culture and Birding
After breakfast, discover the local culture of the Iraqw Tribe on a village walk with a school visit. There will be a PM birding encompassing the surrounding area of the local village. Dinner and overnight will be at Country Lodge (or similar).
About Local Culture
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Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Drive to Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch, for game drive and birding en route to your lodge. Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (or similar).
About Serengeti National Park
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About Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a full-day of birding and game drives in Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (or similar).
Day 9
Serengeti National Park
Enjoy another full-day of birding and game drives in Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (or similar).
Day 10
Olduvai Gorge Museum and Maasai Village
Depart for Olduvai Gorge for a visit with a game drive and birding on the way. Enjoy an afternoon picnic lunch and visit Maasai Village. Overnight will be at Ngorongoro Farm House Valley (or similar).
About Olduvai Gorge
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About Maasai Village
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About Ngorongoro Farm House Valley
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Day 11
Ngorongoro Crater
Embark on a full-day game drive and birding in the Crater with a picnic lunch. Overnight will be at Ngorongoro Farm House Valley (or similar).
About Ngorongoro Crater
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Day 12
Return to Arusha
After breakfast, return to Arusha for lunch and a dayroom at Kibo Palace Hotel (or similar). In the evening, transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your international flight back home.
  • Inclusions:
  • Respective accommodations or similar throughout as indicated.
  • All meals on main tour as shown (except day 1 at Bed & Breakfast).
  • All game drives with photographic roof hatch land cruiser driven by a professional driver guide.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary bottled water during game drives.
  • Tips to waiters.
  • All national park entry fees and Olduvai Gorge Museum entry fee.
  • Visit to Maasai Village.
  • Exclusions:
  • Entry VISA and local airport tax.
  • Personal and baggage insurance.
  • International flight/excess baggage charges levied by airline.
  • Meals other than specified.
  • Tips to your driver guide.
  • Tips to your local village guide.
  • Tips to porters.
  • Cost for anything not mentioned on the list above.

Accommodations
Our Special Interest Bird-Watching Safari Features Deluxe Accommodations
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Destinations
Discover Over 500 Recorded Bird Species in Northern Tanzania
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