Private Lodge Safari

3 Days

Overview

Embark on an extraordinary private 3-day, 2-night lodge safari to Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park. Delve into captivating wildlife encounters, awe-inspiring landscapes, and delve into the vibrant culture of an authentic Maasai village. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime!

Itinerary

Distance: 139 km.
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs.
Picked up at Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport and depart for Tarangire National Park for game drive. First you will stop at the last minutes supermarket in Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before heading to Tarangire. The driving is along The Great Northern Highway across Masai steppe & many village all the way to Tarangire National Park.

Tarangire is famous for its huge Baobab trees & large elephant population, you may expect to spot heads of wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, hippos, baboons, many antelopes & the giant African elephant. For bird watchers this is the paradise over 400 species of bird have been recorded here which includes the rare species of Ash Staling, Great Kudu & fringed Eared Oryx are among rare species found in Tarangire.

Predators like lion, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever-elusive leopard are also inhabit this park. Tarangire Park forms the central annual migratory cycle within Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem which include up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and about 30,000 zebra. Late evening drive to TWIGA LODGE at the base of the Great East African Rift Valley dinner & overnight there.

All meals included – Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight Twiga lodge close to Lake Manyara

Distance: 1.5 km

Non – game viewing time: 10 min.

After breakfast you will have short drive to Lake Manyara National Park & start game drive after all Park formalities. Lake Manyara is at the dramatically location & it is made up of overlapping habitats which include underground water forest, acacia woodlands, swamps, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, and the large area which occupied by the Lake.

Due to all this the Park is supporting a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Lake Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons found anywhere in the world and the most highlighted features are large flocks of flamingos & the Lake Manyara tree climbing lion. Other animal to be seen are herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, warthog, & many antelopes. Late afternoon drive back to TWIGA LODGE gor dinner & overnight.

All meals included – Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight at TWIGA LODGE

- In this day you will visit the Maasai tribe

After breakfast will drive to Masai tribe village to see they're culture and tradition lifestyle. You can see them singing Masai songs, jumping higher, they will show you they're house inside. You will get a chance to know everything about they're life indeed.
Late drive to Arusha Airport or to Kilimanjaro Airport.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • -All Park fees
  • -All activities
  • - All accommodation
  • - A professional driver/guide
  • - Safari Jeep 4 by 4
  • - All Taxes/VAT
  • - Roundtrip airport transfer
  • - All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • - Drinking water on all days

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • - Tip for the drive
  • - Travelling insurance
  • - International flight
  • - Visa
  • - Alcohol & soft drinks
How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Private Lodge Safari

Contact Info

Phone: +255 764 103 944

Email: info@pellosafaris.com

Location: Kaloleni, Arusha