OCTOBER ITINERARY:


Have you planned where to go on vacation this year? Try something different and make your holiday an adventure to remember! If you would like to have the experience of a life time, join us and other people from Oregon on safari.

Destinations: Tanzania & Zanzibar.
Date: October 3rd-12th, 2011.
Rating: Budget.
Duration: 10 days.
Activities: 4 days Cultural tour, 4 days safari and 2 days visit to Zanzibar Island.
Cost: $2,510 per person in double room.
Accommodations: Lodges and Hotel.

Schedule:

Oct 3rd: You will arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Transportation to your hotel in Arusha town will be waiting for you. Stay over night at Outpost Lodge.

Oct 4th: Day trip to Nkoaranga villages to visit orphanage, school, organic
Coffee nursery and coffee roasting factory. African hot lunch in Wild-tracks Safari’s
garden. Accommodation at Outpost Lodge.

Oct 5th: Cultural trip to Karatu with a stop at a local market. Stay over night at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.

Oct 6th: Safari in Tarangire National Park. This will be a full day of game drives. Watch for elephants, elands, impala, buffalo, zebra, wildebeast and birds of prey. Accommodation at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.

Oct 7th: Safari in Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara offers visitors a microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience. Its shallow, alkaline waters are home to a variety of wildlife including huge flocks of flamingoes. There are two hot springs, Maji Moto Ndogo (little hot water) and Maji Moto Kubwa (big hot water), that have large numbers of flamingo when the river waters are low. These springs bubble to the surface at a temperature of 76 degrees Centigrade (169 Fahrenheit). Stay over night at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.

Oct 8th: Safari in Ngorongoro crater. The 250 sq km crater is 600m deep and is the land of Masai, their cattle, and wildlife. Ngorongoro hosts over 20,000 large animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhinos. Accommodation at Sopa Lodge at Ngorongoro Crater’s rim.

Oct 9th: Walk with a Maasai guide in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and learn about their lifestyle. Stay over night at the Sopa Lodge.

Oct 10th: After breakfast you will drive to Arusha Airport and catch a plane to Zanzibar. Upon arrival, you will be met and transfered to the Dhow Palace hotel. There will be a guided tour in Stone Town after lunch. Zanzibar’s most popular activities are sightseeing and shopping and the best place to do this is in Stone Town. Known locally as Mji Mkongwe (Old Town), Stone Town is the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar. Shopping in Zanzibar (especially Stone Town), is a shopper’s paradise where the narrow streets are lined with stores selling local crafts, antiques, clothes and spices.  Accommodations will be at the Dhow Palace in Stone Town.

Oct 11th: Visit a fishing village in Nungwi, which is traditionally the centre of Zanzibar's dhow-building industry, and one of the island's most popular beach destinations. Accommodation will be at the Dhow Palace.

12th: You will have a morning return to the airport in Arusha (JRO) for your return home.

The above includes:
-All transfers to and from airports and hotels
-Day trip to Nkoaranga with local lunch
-Village fees for a day in Karatu
-All accommodations
-Private land cruiser
-3 meals a day while on safari
-All entry fees into safari parks
-Plane to Zanzibar and return transportation to Kilimanjaro or Dar
-Guided tours in Zanzibar

The above excludes:
-Lunch and dinner on October 10th ,11th and 12th
-Tips for driver
-Visa
-Insurance

For more additional information contact:
Nelson Issangya @ (503)576-1799
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