8 Day Birds Watching Safari to Eastern of Tanzania

Mkomazi National Park offers great game drives, walking safaris, mountain hikes, camping and bird watching. Learn more about conservation and rhinoceros at Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary and there is an 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, thorough explanation of the history and life of the local farmers provide a memorable experience. This area of west Usambara in nicknamed Switzerland of Africa because of the mountain range.

per adult from

$5,556

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA.

      Pass By: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
      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.

      Meals included:
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 2: BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK.

      Pass By: Arusha National Park, Arusha National Park, Arusha Region
      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 the 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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 3: BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.

      Pass By: Mkomazi Game Reserve, Mkomazi Game Reserve, Mwanza Region
      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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 4: FULL DAY BIRDS WATCHING AND WALKING SAFARI TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.

      Pass By: Mkomazi National Park, Usambara Street/Independence Avenue, Tanga Tanzania
      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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 5: FULL DAY BIRDS WATCHING TO MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK.

      Pass By: Mkomazi National Park, Usambara Street/Independence Avenue, Tanga Tanzania
      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 enter the park and start the game drive and walking safari with an armed park ranger, Mkomazi is 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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 6: BIRD WATCHING AND TREKKING TO USAMBARA MOUNTAIN.

      Pass By: Lushoto, Lushoto, Tanga Region
      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, vervet monkeys, and forest flowers. Pick up lunch will be provided on the way during lunchtime. On the way visit the village close to Vuga peak. On arrival at 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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 7: BIRDS WATCHING TO USAMBARA MOUNTAIN.

      Pass By: Mombo, Mombo, Tanga Region
      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.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 8: LUSHOTO TO ARUSHA

      Pass By: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
      After morning breakfast we will take our overland safari to Arusha.
      Dinner and overnight at Masailand Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast-included.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Arusha Airport, Arusha, Tanzania
      • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
      Ports
      • Dar es Salaam
      • Tanga
      • Mombassa
      Departure Time :
      7:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    14

    Organised by Overland Safaris

    Activity ID: V-220597P4

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