Safari footprint trip is the ideal African safari to watch wildlife animals in remote areas in which 4 x 4 cannot pass through. Tanzania safari footprints include nature hiking and walking safari in rugged game parks and remote wildlife parks. Some of the wildlife safari destinations are Ngorongoro highlands, Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi, Arusha National Park and Tarangire game controlled areas.
Highlights you will observe if you book the safari are: Get the value of responsible travel, visit eco-tourism hotspots, visit the East Africa largest volcanic calderas on Earth: Ngorongoro Crater, visit active Volcano Oldonyo Lengai, get the experience of primitive Maasai tribe customs, see big 5 Wildlife animals in Africa, etc.
Here is one of exclusive safari footprint itinerary which includes trekking.
DAY 1: NGORONGORO CRATER.
Today we visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big five, lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard.
We enjoy our picnic lunch in this truly world-class attraction, also known as the ’8th Wonder of the World’.
Dinner and overnight RHINO LODGE – A small Eco Lodge within Ngorongoro Crater rim: Full board.
DAY 2: OLMOTI AND EMPAKAI CRATER.
After breakfast depart to Olmoti Crater for a half-day walk. Often we meet Maasai on the way to the waterfalls at the crater.
At the afternoon we proceed to our base camp at Empakaai Crater (Special Campsite). Here you Experience the serenity and quiet beauty of this wild spot. Surrounding the lake you will reach springs, where you frequently see lots of wildlife. In the lake, there are many flamingoes.
Have dinner and overnight at Empakaai Special Campsite: Full board.
DAY 3: EMPAKAAI TO LAKE NATRON.
Today we start walking from Empakaai to Lake Natron. We descend the outer hills of the Great Rift Valley; we walk through the open plains of the Embulbul depression, passing through Nairobi village. We have also a great opportunity to meet the local Maasai. Also, you will see Flamingoes at Lake Natron shores. Lake Natron is the sole and most famous flamingo birds breeding site.
Ol Doinyo Lengai and Mount Meru are seen along the way.
Donkeys carry our luggage.
Dinner and overnight at Acacia Campsite: Full board.
DAY 4: WALKING TO ODONYO LENGAI.
Today we walk to Oldonyo Lengai, this is a famous active volcano mountain in Tanzania this means (the holy mountain of the Maasai). The trail will lead us down into the Rift Valley escarpment, and most of the parts are quite steep. After 5-6 hours of walking, we reach the foot of the inspiring mountain. The tour includes a visit to natural attractions like Engaresero waterfalls and several wildlife species.
Dinner and overnight at Engaresero Campsite: Full board.
DAY 5: LAKE NATRON TO LAKE MANYARA.
Today you’ll experience the culture and traditions of the local Maasai at Lake Natron. Your local guide will show you the Maasai Boma and explain the way Maasai live; after a short visit in the Maasai boma, and Lake Natron Flamingo at Lake Shores, you will be taken to Lake Manyara.
Have dinner and overnight at Burudika Safari Lodge – an eco-Lodge located within the wildlife management area.
DAY 6: Drive to Tarangire National Park. For half-day game drives and then drive back to Arusha
Have dinner and overnight at Green Mountain Hotel or Tulia Boutique Hotel: Full board.
DAY 7: DEPARTING DAY.
Today we will rest at the hotel we have the option of going for FREE town tours, like a visit to Cultural Heritage site, curio and Tanzanite gem shopping, etc. Also, we must have your international outbound flights arrangement to the airport for the evening flight. Or if you want to proceed to Moshi to acclimatize for Kilimanjaro climb, we will send you there.
This safari INCLUDES all services such as: –
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
- Private safari guide
- Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
- Park fees
- Crater fees
- Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
- On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks
- Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and Canada passport holders USD.100
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 560 per person etc)
- Tips and any items of personal nature