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7 Days Tanzania Northern Circuit Cultural Tour

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Trip Overview

Tanzania is rightfully regarded as a prime destination for stunning natural landscapes teeming with incredible wildlife. But this East African country is also home to more than 120 distinct ethnic groups, each with its own rich culture and traditions. Our Northern Circuit Cultural Safari will introduce you to some of the region’s major cultural hubs, where you can forge genuine connections with locals who are eager to share their own ways of life. you’ll also get see all the Wildlife and all big five.

Trip - Highlights

  • Day 01: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Day 02: Moshi town/Materuni Chaga Village
  • Day 03: Moshi Town/Olpopong Maasai village
  • Day 04: Olpopong Maasai village/Tarangire National Park
  • Day 05: Tarangire National Park/Mto wa Mbu Village
  • Day 06: Lake Eyas
  • Day 07: Departure

This Safari Only Takes

7 Days

What Includes in a Trip

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport with Safari Jeep
  • Meals and Accommodation
  • Professional guide
  • Excursions
  • Complimentary Mineral water during the tour
  • Medical Evacuation
  • All government taxes and levies

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Itinerary

Arrive Kilimanajro International Airpot mrrt by our driver and transfer to Moshi town
Dinner and overnight at Moshi Town Hotel

Breakfast at the Lodge and depart for Materuni Chaga Village Materuni is the home of the Chagga tribe and is still an authentic tribal village. This charming place is just 15km away from Moshi Town and is the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park. First you will visit the waterfalls, which are around a 40-minute walk away. On the way, trail can be slippery & muddy best to have good hiking boots. The views are truly breathtaking, and with some luck you will see the summit of Kilimanjaro. When you reach the waterfalls, you will see that they are more than 80 meters high. The pool at the bottom of the waterfall is an inviting place for a refreshing swim so don ‘t forgets your swimwear! After having enjoyed the scenery, you slowly return with your guide to Materuni village, where you will experience a traditional Chagga lunch. You also will have the opportunity to taste our local banana beer – definitely not to be missed! But that’s not all. Next the coffee experience awaits you. Here you will learn how coffee is cultivated, dried, roasted and further processed. You will also be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances - a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture. Before you say goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest.

Dinner and overnight at Moshi Town Hotel

After breakfast drive to Westen Kilimanjaro at Olpopong Maasai Village for Maasai cultural tour,
The Maasai are the tribe youre most likely to be familiar with. The Maasai have a long cultural history that includes exquisite beading and elaborate hairstyles that express the wearers status and stage of life, you will have a walking safari where your guide will explain the past and contemporary life of the Tanzania Maasai. Get more information about the culinary culture of the Maasai while sampling a traditional tea (chai) prepared on the wood fire. A tasty lunch with a variety of local food highlights will end the activities inside the village. Maasai warriors will guide you along their paths and explain typical medicinal plants, extraordinary trees, tracks and the local wildlife. Also learn to use local tools, hunting techniques and fire preparation as part your bush excursion. At sunset, a group of Maasai men and women will gather around for a traditional song & dance performance. A great BBQ-Buffet at the campfire will provide you an unforgettable evening under the starry sky.
Overnight at a private Maasai house with traditional beds

After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park, you’ll enjoy a full day of wildlife watching in Tarangire National Park with a lunch box, 550 native species of birds, zebras, giraffes, dwarf mongooses, warthogs, waders, Thompson’s gazelles, and more. The park also has some of the most beautiful trees we have ever seen. Giraffes are about 14 feet tall, but they are great at camouflaging to look like trees.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel/Camp/Lodge (FB)

After breakfast, Depart for Mto wa Mbu for a cultural tour. Mto Wa Mbu Village offers a very rare experience for visitors! Around 120 tribes reside in the village - it's a cross-cultural melting pot with probably the most exotic mix of languages and customs found anywhere in Tanzania. When you enjoy a visit to the village you'll be in the heart of the Northern Safari Circuit in Tanzania, so time spent here will be a welcome respite from your safari activities. Tour of the town in the company of a local guide gives travellers the opportunity to interact with local farmers, as well as artisans, craftsmen and painters. A sampling of the local banana beer adds a unique taste of local flavour. Local luch will be arranged.
Meals and overnight at the Hotel

After breakfast, Drive to Lake Manyara for a wildlife half-day gamed drive and proceed to Lake Eyasi. Lake Manyara NP is a small park at the foot of the Rift Valley. Its underground forest offers a pleasant change of landscape compared to the parks dominated by savannahs. Although the park is known for its tree-climbing lions, the big cats are not that easy to see. Elephants are fertile and their main attraction. Picnic lunch then drive to Lake Eyasi

Meals and overnight at the Hotel

Day 7 :
Lake Eyas

Start off early with your bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe Tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. Your guide is a member of the group so he will explain to you about their customs and their way of life. You will get a chance to hunt, track wildlife, make fire and even take honey from bee’s nests with the Hadzabe people. Return to the camp for lunch then afternoon you will be able to stretch your legs by walking around Lake Eyasi and the visit of local village around there.
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel

Early breakfast departs for the Ngorongoro Crater tour
Ngorongoro Crater; is considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world. When you first see this amazing caldera from a panoramic lookout, you soon realize why it has made modest popularity. The Ngorongoro Crater is home to many species, including the five great ones. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most important destinations in the world. It’s the best place to explore the endangered black rhino, a meal near the hippopotamus with great views of the lake, and lots of hippos enjoying the cool waters of the pool. From the comfort of the open-roof 4 * 4 land cruiser (safari vehicle), you have the opportunity to photograph and observe some of the most famous faces. Ngorongoro is home to many predators, including lion leopards, wildebeest, zebras, antelopes, Cape buffalo, and more. After a picnic, lunch is continued with a game drive and a late evening shuttle to the property.

Dinner and overnight at the Hotel/Camp/Lodge

Day 9 :
Departure

Breakfast, then drive to Arusha for lunch, then you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro international Airport.

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