Day 1; Arrival, in Arusha
Once you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel located in Arusha. Take some time to relax and prepare for the tour. You will spend the night in Arusha.
Day 2; Exploring Maasai Village and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Leave Arusha behind and venture towards a Maasai Village. Immerse yourself in the culture, traditions and nomadic lifestyle of the people. Experience their dances pay a visit to a school and gain insight into their unique cattle herding way of life.
Later in the day proceed to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, where wildlife coexists harmoniously with the Maasai community. Enjoy dinner. Spend the night at a lodge within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Day 3; Discovering Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast begin on an exciting game drive as you descend into the Ngorongoro Crater. This incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to an array of over 25,000 animals, including Africas Big Five – lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos and leopards. Take pleasure in a picnic lunch by the hippo pool.
In the afternoon pay a visit to a local crafts workshop where skilled artisans showcase their beadwork techniques. This is also an opportunity for you to support craftsmanship. You will spend another night at the lodge, within Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Day 4; Ngorongoro. Lake Eyasi
begin, on a tour to Lake Eyasi, where you will have the opportunity to visit the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes. The Hadzabe people are one of the remaining hunter gatherer societies. Immerse yourself in their way of life. Take part in traditional activities such as hunting and gathering.
During your time at Lake Eyasi you will also have the chance to witness the craftsmanship of the Datoga people renowned for their skills as blacksmiths. They will showcase their expertise in making tools and crafting jewelry. Enjoy a stay at a lodge near the Lake Eyasi.
Day 5; Lake Eyasi. Arusha. Departure
After a breakfast it’s time to head back, to Arusha. Depending on your flight schedule you may have some time to explore the city or indulge in some last minute souvenir shopping. Later you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your tour.
This package offers a blend of wildlife encounters and cultural immersion providing you with an understanding of Tanzanias rich and diverse culture. Knowledgeable guides will accompany all tours to ensure that your experience is both meaningful and enjoyable.