8 DAY BIRDS WATCHING SAFARI TO EASTERN OF TANZANIA

Mkomazi National Park offers the great game drives, walking safaris, mountain hikes, camping and bird watching. Learn more about conservation and rhinoceros at Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary and there is opportunity to explore the Usambara Mountains in the northeast of Tanzania. Landscape, tropical forests and numerous spectacular viewpoints, historical sites and the opportunity to visit local communities development projects, through explanation of the history and life of the local farmers rovide a memorable experience. This area of west Usambara in nicknamed Switzerland of Africa because of the mountain range.
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha at Masailand Safari Lodge, where the rest of the day is at leisure.
We stay at Masailand Safari Lodge, which is beautifully located on the foot of Mount Meru and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.
We will gather in the hotel for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Dinner and overnight at Masailand Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast-included.
DAY 2: BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK.
Full day walking safari in Arusha National Park, You can easily start viewing the populations of wildlife like giraffe, buffalo, zebras and black and white colobus monkeys just after 30 minutes drive from Arusha city.
In the morning, we will collect you from your hotel in Arusha and take you to the Arusha National Park. The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hatari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. Your day trip will include a visit to the Ngurdo Crater. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, zebras and baboons can be seen all year round as well as many different bird species. At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will be waiting for you to accompany you on your walking safari that will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed. Lunch will be taken at a picnic place and in the afternoon, you will continue your tour in the safari vehicle through the Arusha National Park. After plenty of time allocated for you to observe the wildlife, we will drive to Same for overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Elephants Motel: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 3: BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.
Morning pick-up from your hotel and departs to Mkomazi National Park.
Arrive in time for a full day game viewing.
Game drives, walking safaris, mountain hikes and bird watching can be done in this beautiful national park.
Dinner and overnight at Elephants Motel: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 4: FULL DAY BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.
After breakfast drive, you’ll go for a full day of game viewing taking a packed lunch to maximize your time. Most of the animals that you’ll see are endangered species, particularly the black rhinos, wild dogs, along with several bird species. After an exciting day of wildlife viewing, you’ll drive back to your hotel in the evening.
Dinner and overnight at Elephants Motel: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 5: FULL DAY BIRDS WATCHING TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.
An early start is very essential picked up from the hotel with parked lunch start a straight drive to mkomazi national park it is approximately 10 km from Same town about twenty minutes drive, arrive at the park and after registrations you will inter the park and start the game drive and walking safari with an armed park ranger, Mkomazi is an outstanding for East Africa birds watching site.
Late in the afternoon we drive to Lushoto for the overnight stay.
Dinner and overnight at Mombo View Cliffs Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 6: BIRD WATCHING AND TREKKING TO USAMBARA MOUNTAIN.
After breakfast walk to Vuga Peak where Mombo and Korogwe towns can be seen.
The walk takes about 4-5 hours. The tour on Montane Forest, a high chance to see most colorful forest bird species, reptiles (like chameleons), butterflies, black and white colobus monkey, blue monkeys, velvet monkeys and forest flowers. Pickup lunch will be provided on the way during lunchtime. On the way visit the village close to Vuga peak. On arrival to the lodge you can take a short walk for bird watching or to the waterfalls.
Dinner and overnight at Mombo View Cliffs Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 7: BIRDS WATCHING TO USAMBARA MOUNTAIN.
After breakfast, walk and tour the Usambara Mountain forests. This is a great opportunity to see several forest bird species, reptiles, butterflies, black and white colobus monkeys, and many more features. A picnic lunch is provided on the way. You can arrange a village tour where you can learn about the traditional way of life of the indigenous communities
Dinner and overnight at Mombo View Cliffs Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and lunch-included.
DAY 8: LUSHOTO TO ARUSHA).
After morning breakfast we will take our overland safari to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Masailand Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast-included.
TRIP INCLUDES:
• Private 4X4 Safari Vehicle
• Private Guide based on bird watching
• Private driver
• Three meals a day
• Bottled water everyday
• Guide and Drive salaries
• All entry fees
• Flying doctor service
TRIP EXCLUDES:
• Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
• Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
• Meals not listed above
• Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)
• Tips and any items of personal nature.




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