Welcome to Lake Eyasi


The traditional Hadzabe lend a soulful human presence to the region. Also in the area are the Iraqw (Mbulu), a people of Cushitic origin who arrived about 2000 years ago, and the Datoga, noted metalsmiths whose dress and culture is quite similar to those of the Maasai.


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$4318.75 Outdoor Activities

Camp or Lodge Safari 8 Days

Day 1: Moshi – Tarangire National ParkWe will pick up you up from your hotel in Moshi at 8:30am to head to Tarangire National Park. You will be provided with a picnic lunchbox, arriving at the park late morning before enjoying a game drive for the rest of the day. After your fill of wildlife you will head to your campsite.  Day 2: Tarangire National Park – Lake Eyasi:Rise early to enjoy a morning game drive in this beautiful park.  Late morning you will leave the park to drive to Lake Eyasi (approximately 3 hour drive).  This afternoon you can meet the Datoga tribe, famous for being the ‘blacksmiths of Tanzania’. Later afternoon your guide can talk you for a walking safari around the edge of the lake.  You will have dinner prepared by your safari chef and overnight at Lake Eyasi campsite. Day 3: Track the Hadzabe bushmen – Ngorongoro Conservation Areai: Following an early breakfast at the campsite you will take a walk through the scattered bush to the Bushmen’s home. After spending the morning with the Hadzabe you will head back to the campsite for lunch before heading off to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.  Arrive on the edge of the crater rim to set up camp at Simba Campsite.  Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater  - Serengeti NPAnother early start this morning to descend into the Crater floor for a game drive when the wildlife are most active.  Your lunch will be served at the picnic site in the crater. Mid-afternoon you will ascend the crater to drive through to Serengeti National Park, setting up camp in the central Seronera region.Day 5: Central SerengetiThe Serengeti’s name means ‘endless plains’ – there is definitely plenty to explore.  The central region is well known for being a great place to spot big cats as well as plenty of other wildlife.  Enjoy a full day game drive in this region, with a lunchbox provided.  Return to camp for dinner and overnight. Day 6: Serengeti – Lake Natron Today is a long drive but heading through some wonderfully scenic and remote areas.  You will arrive at Lake Natron campsite in the late evening for dinner before heading to bed.Day 7: Lake Natron – Oldoinyo Lengai ClimbHead down to the lake to witness this site famous for flamingo breeding or head off on a hike to the waterfalls or surrounding village areas.  Rest up in the afternoon for your evening trek of the still active volcano Oldoinyo – Lengai Day 8: Lake Natron - MoshiFollowing breakfast at the camp you will commence your drive back to Arusha/Moshi (arrive late evening).

$3738 Outdoor Activities

7 Day Tanzanian Adventure Safari

Day 1: Moshi – Tarangire National ParkWe will pick up you up from your hotel in Moshi at 8:30am to head to Tarangire National Park. You will be provided with a picnic lunchbox to enjoy during your game drive.  After your fill of wildlife you will head to your campsite within Tarangire National Park where your chef will have cooked up a storm for dinner. Day 2: Tarangire National Park – Lake Eyasi:Rise early to enjoy a morning game drive in this beautiful park.  Late morning you will leave the park to drive to Lake Eyasi (approximately 3 hour drive).  This afternoon you can meet the Datoga tribe, famous for being the ‘blacksmiths of Tanzania’.  You will have dinner prepared by your safari chef and overnight at Lake Eyasi campsite.Day 3: Track the Hadzabe bushmen - Serengeti:Following an early breakfast at the campsite you will take a walk through the scattered bush to the Bushmen’s home, accompanied by your guide and a local guide that is able to translate the language of the Hadzabe tribe, which the bushmen belong to..  You will arrive in the Serengeti in time for a late afternoon game drive before setting up camp in the National Park. Day 4: Full day Serengeti National ParkWith a full day in this world famous National Park.  On your game drive you will take a packed lunch-box to enjoy at a scenic spot. Following the game drive you will return to camp within the National Park for a delicious dinner prepared by your chef.  Day 5: Serengeti National Park- Ngorongoro crater Wake early for a final morning game drive in the Serengeti then back to camp for brunch and to pack up your gear.  Then you’ll head off to Ngorongoro Crater, viewing wildlife on the way.  You will have dinner prepared at your campsite on the crater rim and overnight there (be prepared for the noises of zebras, maybe even elephants, walking through camp at night!)Day 6:  Crater tour- Moshi Wake up early morning for breakfast at 6am (early starts for the best wildlife viewing) and then descend into the Crater floor for a game drive.  Depending on your time of arrival you can explore the markets in the town or taste some of the red bananas it is famous for!  You will overnight at Fanaka private campsite.Day 7:  Lake Manyara NP – MoshiHead off after breakfast to explore this beautiful little park.  In September you should have a good chance of seeing the flamingos that can at times cover the entire lake and possibly even spot a tree-climbing lion.   Once you have had your fill of wildlife you will head back towards Arusha / Moshi (arrive approx. 5pm). 

$5200 Cultural & Theme Tours

12 DAYS WILDLIFE SAFARIS AND CULTURE TOUR

Day 0: Pick up  from  the Air port drive to The Charity Hotel.Day 1: Arusha to Arusha National ParkPick up from your hotel in Arusha  and drive to Arusha National Park with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight at The Charity Hotel.Day 2:Arusha to TarangireAfter breakfast starting safari to Tarangire  for game drive in the park then have a  lunch and afternoon game then drive for dinner and overnight at  Sangaiwe  Lodge. Day 3:Tarangire to Lake Manyara. After breakfast we drive   to Lake Manyara Morning and afternoon game drives. with a lunch box.  You will have a picnic lunch, dinner, and overnight Octagon Lodge Day 4: Octagon to SerengetiAfter early breakfast you leave to Serengeti  with game en route. Then drive for dinner and overnight  Mawe Luxury Camp   Day 5:Full game drive in Serengeti  After breakfast you start a day with the morning and afternoon  game  drives in Serengeti National Park  drive to the Camp for dinner and overnight at  Mawe Luxury Camps Day 6:Serengeti to NgorongoroAfter breakfast, depart from Serengeti to Ngorongoro. with lunch and game  en route to Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight   Rhino Lodge Day 7: Ngorongoro to Lake EyasiAfter breakfast, drive to the crater for game drives highlights, Stop at the picnic site for lunch and after make a  game en route to lake Eyasi to visiting Bush man tribe. Arrive for dinner and overnight at  Lake Eyasi  Lodge Day 8:Lake Eyasi to Mto wa MmbuEarly in the morning before breakfast we leave the Camp and going to visit The Hadzabe people and is a an original hunt. Then after  lunch drive  for Dinner and  overnight at  Flamingo  Lodge Day 9 Walking Safari Tour in Mto wa MmbuAfter  breakfast, drive  for a walking safari at Mto wa Mmbu village. Visit 120 Tanzanian tribes and learn how they can live together without conflict. Then drive to lake Natron for dinner and overnight at  Flamingo Lodge Day 10.Mto wa Mmbu to Lake Natron After breakfast  drive with a lunch box to  Lake Natron arrive  for dinner and overnight at  Lengai Safari Lodge. Day 11:Lake Natron to arushaEarly breakfast in the sunrise time you will  visit the Lake of Natron to see the Flamingos  then Drive back to Arusha for overnight at  Charity Hotel Day 12: Arusha to KilimanjaroAfter breakfast  drive to Kilimanjaro  Gate at Marangu, and starting the trekking to the  mount  up to Mandara Hut and have a lunch there.  then drive back to Arusha /Kilimanjaro air Port.

$1260 Outdoor Activities

TANZANIA 5DAYS BUSHMEN TRIBES SPECIAL BASIC CAMPING

Day 00 - Picked up from Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport and transfered to Arusha for overnite at Stereo Hotel.Day 01 - Depart from Arusha at 8am with packed lunches to Lake Manyara National Park for full day game drive in this park famous for Tree Climbing Lions and Birdlife. Dinner and overnite at Twiga Camp (camp has swimming pool).Day 02 - Depart after breakfast at 8amwith packed lunches to Lake Eyasi. Upon your arrival you will be lead by a local guide to visit the Hadzabe tribe (bushmen) and also the Datoga tribes for the whole day. You will also get a chance of going hunting on foot with the Bushmen for small animals like squirels, Baboons etc. Dinner and overnite at Eyasi Camp.Day 03 - Depart after b/fast from Lake Eyasi at 7am with packed lunches to Serengeti national park (home to the "Big 5"). Get there by noon and proceed for afternoon game drive in Seronera area (central serengeti) till sunset. Dinner and o/nite at Seronera Camp. A visit to the Maasai Village can also be done this morning at an extra cost..!Day 04 - Early morning game drive from 6am till 11am return to the camp for brunch and later by 12pm start your drive to Ngorongoro for dinner and o/nite at Simba Camp on the crater rim (2700mts above sea level). It would be an enroute game drive this afternoon from Serengeti to arrive Ngorongoro by 5pm.Day 05 - Early b/fast and descend into the Crater at 6am with packed lunches for half day crater tour. Crater is home to the endangered Black Rhino and Pink flamingos inside Lake Magadi. Have lunch by the Ngoitoktok hippo pool and by 1pm start your drive back to Arusha for drop off in town, hotel for onwards arrangements.

$1795 Cultural & Theme Tours

TANZANIA 5 DAYS BUSHMEN TRIBES SPECIAL Lodge - Tented Camps

Day 00 - Picked up from Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport and transfered to Arusha for overnite at Stereo Hotel.Day 01 - Depart from Arusha at 8am with packed lunches to Lake Manyara National Park for full day game drive in this park famous for Tree Climbing Lions and Birdlife. Dinner and overnite at Twiga Lodge (Lodge has swimming pool).Day 02 - Depart after breakfast at 8amwith packed lunches to Lake Eyasi. Upon your arrival you will be lead by a local guide to visit the Hadzabe tribe (bushmen) and also the Datoga tribes for the whole day. You will also get a chance of going hunting on foot with the Bushmen for small animals like squirels, Baboons etc. Dinner and overnite at Tindiga Tented Lodge.Day 03 - Depart after b/fast from Lake Eyasi at 7am with packed lunches to Serengeti national park (home to the "Big 5"). Get there by noon and proceed for afternoon game drive in Seronera area (central serengeti) till sunset. Dinner and o/nite at Serengeti Heritage Tented Lodge. A visit to the Maasai Village can also be done this morning at an extra cost..!Day 04 - Early morning game drive from 6am till 11am return to the camp for brunch and later by 12pm start your drive to Ngorongoro for dinner and o/nite at Rhino Lodge on the crater rim (2700mts above sea level). It would be an enroute game drive this afternoon from Serengeti to arrive Ngorongoro by 5pm.Day 05 - Early b/fast and descend into the Crater at 6am with packed lunches for half day crater tour. Crater is home to the endangered Black Rhino and Pink flamingos inside Lake Magadi. Have lunch by the Ngoitoktok hippo pool and by 1pm start your drive back to Arusha for drop off in town, hotel for onwards arrangements.

$3219 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 Days 6 Nights Taste of Northern Tanzania Safari

Day 1 Arrival in Tanzania (Kilimanjaro Airport):  On arrival at the airport, you will be met by a staff member and will be escorted you to your accommodation in Arusha.• Main destination: Arusha • Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & Dinner not included) Drinks not includedDay 2 Discover the Tarangire: After breakfast you will set off on a safari with your private car and driver to Tarangire National Park. • Main destination: Tarangire National Park • Accommodation: Burunge Tented Lodge  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included & Drinking water Day 3 On to Lake Manyara: After breakfast, you depart for Lake Manyara National Park and have afternoon game viewing.• Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm House lodge • Meals & Drinks: All meals included & Drinking water Day 4 Drive to Serengeti:The Serengeti Plain is your destination today. Depending with animal movement we can arrange for packed lunch or to go back to the lodge for hot lunch. The evening is free to rest.• Main destination: Serengeti National Park • Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included & Drinking water Day 5 Full day in Serengeti: You can take a morning game drive through the park to see the nocturnal predators and very active animals waking up.Depending with wildlife movement, we can have hot lunch at the camp or enjoy picnic lunch packets.• Main destination: Serengeti National Park • Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp Midrange tented camp located inside Serengeti NP • Meals & Drinks: All meals included & Drinking water Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater: After breakfast, we drive and descend some 610 meters into the crater for a full day of game viewing drive with picnic lunch at a private scenic site.  In the evening we drive back to our game lodge for overnight stay.• Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm House Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro • Meals & Drinks: All meals included & Drinking water Day 7 Hunting Tour with the Bush men – Departure: After breakfast, we will drive to the shores of Lake Eyasi. We arrive in time for lunch at the Lake Eyasi lodge.This afternoon you will be introduced to an indigenous tribe known as the ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer bushmen). Walks around the lake, which can be arranged.Depart for Kilimanjaro airport for your flight back home.• Main destination: Arusha • Accommodation: No accommodation • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & Lunch (dinner not included) Drinks not includedImportant Note: Other drinks not included 

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