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Maasai women in decorative garb, Tanzania
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Surf and Turf – All-in-one Tanzania Package!  

HM Safaris Touring company
HM Safaris Touring company Jeremiah Ngoka

Join us in August for a 9-day safari exploring the many facets of Tanzania: Safari including the Migration across the Mara River, Maasai, and other Tribal Cultures, Hot Air Balloon across the Serengeti (optional), and the Exotic Spices and White Beaches of Zanzibar! Gideon Kabitulila and Jeremiah Ngoka have organized an unusual safari tour for us.

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport – see the towering mountain as we fly in. Transfer to Arusha. HM Safaris is there to welcome us!

Arusha Guggenheim Cultural Center
“Arusha Guggenheim” Cultural Center

Day 2: Experience the bustling town of Arusha – pedestrians in colorful garb, brightly painted vans, motorcycle taxis, vendors frying bananas, and much more.

Delight in the “Arusha Guggenheim” – the rich Cultural Heritage Center and the soon-to-open Jane Goodall’s Museum – impressive displays of exquisite African art set up on floors sloped like the Guggenheim.

Experience the local culture of Mto wa mbu – meet local artisans and brewers while riding the tuc-tucs. Rose and I during my third safari tour to Tanzania with HM Safaris!

 

 

African Buffalo in pond Ngorongoro Crater
African Buffalo in pond Ngorongoro Crater

Day 3: Full-day game viewing in the Ngorongoro Crater, one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders – the two to three million years old caldera where the Big Five can be found. Here is a shot of an African Buffalo enjoying the water!

 

Hadzeba tribe in Tanzania
Hadzeba tribe in Tanzania

 

 

 

 

Day 4: Visit the indigenous tribes in the morning – hunt with the Hadzabe, see the Datoga blacksmith in action, and meet the Iraqw.

Day 5: Welcome to the land of the Maasai – see their welcome dance and how they live.

Maasaai Welcome Dance Tanzania
Maasai Welcome Dance Tanzania

 

 

 

 

Maasai women in decorative garb, Tanzania
Maasai women in decorative garb, Tanzania

 

 

Drive to Oldevai, where the Leakeys discovered important fossils and hominids

Enter the Central Serengeti National Park – serious game viewing begins!

Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight

Giraffe drinking water at waterhole in Tanzania
Giraffe drinking water at a waterhole in Tanzania

Days 6, 7, and 8: Full days of game viewing – move from Central Serengeti to the North-Western Park

 

 

 

Wildebeest crossing Mara River in Tanzania during Migration
Wildebeest crossing – annual Migration

 

 

Try and catch the wildebeest crossings at the Mara River. Here are a few of the thousands of wildebeest swimming across the Mara River from Tanzania to Kenya during the annual Migration.

Jeremiah and Elsa toasting a successful Tanzania tour in the Serengeti!
Jeremiah and Elsa are toasting a successful Tanzania tour in the Serengeti!

 

 

 

Day 9: Happy faces but a sad farewell after the last great adventure.

Departure with a small plane from Kogatende.

 

 

Stay in various accommodations from beautiful lodges with all the modern conveniences to safari camps in the wilderness of the National parks – each tent fully equipped with great beds, wash basin, toilet, and shower!

River Tree Lodge Arusha, Tanzania
River Tree Lodge Arusha, Tanzania

 

 

River Tree Lodge in Arusha

 

 

 

Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge Tanzania
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge Tanzania

 

 

 

Coffee Lodge at Ngorongoro Crater –luxuriously equipped with fabulous surroundings

 

Relax at the beach Zanzibar, Tanzania
Relax at the beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania

 

Optional Add-on: 2 or 3 nights on the Spice Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Relax on the white sandy beaches, visit Old Town and its famous market

Sample and see how the different spices grow

Go fishing or snorkeling!

Contact Elsa for more details about this beautiful tour!