This is a sample Tour Itinerary that aims at covering the main Birding & Big game sites in Northern and Eastern Tanzania.

The tour features : Arusha area and park, the little known lark plains, to major destinations such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro,Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks. The tour then goes onto Tanzania`s major Top birding sites for the Eastern arc endemics and specials – the Usambara Mountains.

 

Day 1:Arrive Arusha /Kilimanjaro,meet and transfer to your Accommodation.Night at Korona Villa Bed & Breakfast.

Day 2: Drive to Arusha National Park,Birding & Big game viewing,evening back in Arusha. Night at Korona Villa Bed & Breakfast.

Day 3: Morning Birding the Lark plains ,birding for dry country birds and endemic larks specials,afternoon on to Tarangire. Night at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Day Birding & Big game viewing in Tarangire National Park. Nighta at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 5: Birding the Rift Escarpment and the Ngorongoro highlands, overnight at Karatu.

 

crested crane

Day 6: Morning birding locally in the area, Ngorongoro Highlands and the Gibbs Farm area and grounds. Lunch at the Gibbs Farm. Night at Karatu village.

Day 7: Early dDrive to the Serengeti,Birding & big game viewing

Day 8: Day Birding & Big Game in Serengeti

Day9: Drive to the Ngorongoro,rest of the day on Crater Floor birding and big game viewing. Night at Karatu

Day 10:Morning Birding Lake Manyara National Park, Birding and Big game viewing. Night in Arusha at Korona Villa Bed & Breakfast.

Day 11: Drive to South Pare Mountains,birding on the way.
Morning around South Pare and on to West Usambara Mountains, Birding.

Day 12: Day Birding West Usambara mountains. All meals included

Day 13:Transfer to Amani,birding on the way to East Usambara Mountains
Day 14: Birding Amani and east Usambara mountains.

Day 15: Depending on flight details,could catch Bus back to Dar es salaam for evening Flight Out ,or drive to Kilimanjaro Airport and catch Flight Out or onward connections for the Tour Extensions.
OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS
1.PEMBA ISLAND ( 2 nights )