Safari From Zanzibar – Masai Tribe And Arusha National Park

Immortalized in the words of Sir Julian Huxley as “a gem amongst parks” Arusha National Park in Tanzania’s northern circuit is a year-round safari attraction. Located in close proximity to towns of Arusha, Moshi, and Kilimanjaro international airport, the park is easily accessible and can be can be explored in a single day and is cut out for day trip safaris.

The topography is exquisite in its diversity, ranging from savannahs to tropical rainforest and the beauty is further accentuated by panoramic vistas which encompass the Momela Lake, Mt. Meru and Ngurdoto Crater. Set under the foothills of Mt. Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain, the park offers a view of the majestic snow-capped Kilimanjaro at a distance. Home to the largest giraffe population in the world, the park is rich in wildlife diversity and is a birding paradise. Besides the white and black Colobus monkeys, the park is also the abode for the zebras, giraffes, dik-dik, klipspringers, occasional lion or leopard and spotted hyena which offer the spectacle of morning and afternoon game drives besides walking safari and canoeing in Small Momella Lake where the hippos are at play.

Africa Amini Life Masai Lodge offers a charming blend of luxury accommodations and Masai traditions. While visiting, you’ll overnight in a luxury Masai boma and are invited to participate in cultural activities such as nature walks, spear throwing competitions, bead work classes, and traditional cooking.

Details of Safari from Zanzibar – Masai Tribe and Arusha NP

DAY 1 – ZANZIBAR –ARUSHA-AMINI LIFE MASAI LODGE

Flight Zanzibar – Arusha Airport 11:30 – 12:30.

You might have spent hours in front of your television watching the scarlet-clad Maasai but today is your chance to see  the warrior pastoralists, who  inhabit regions of Tanzania and Kenya  and experience their culture for real  You will be put up in   the Amini Life Masai Lodge, where you will immerse yourself in luxury draped with flavours of traditional Masai life.

Highlights of your day include:

  • A visit to a Masai museum;
  • Village tour;
  • Traditional lunch featuring plenty of meat and vegetables;
  • A nature walk through Masai territory to learn about various herbal remedies;
  • Spear throwing demonstration;
  • Sunset singing and dancing ceremony.

Overnight will be in the specially designed Masai huts which assure comfort that you are used to while retaining the authentic touch and ambiance of the traditional Masai dwelling. Enjoy a hot shower as the cool night air strokes your skin and sleep to the sounds of birds and insects that serve as a constant reminder of your night in the wild.

DAY 2 – AMINI LIFE LODGE – ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK- ZANZIBAR

Set under the foothills of Mt. Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain, the park offers a view of the majestic snow-capped Kilimanjaro at a distance. Your day will start with a traditional game drive through the park where you will see the rich wildlife ranging from a large number of giraffes, zebras, buffalos, and a variety of antelope species. Going in, get ready to be floored by the mysterious montane rain forest, home to the white and black Colobus monkeys. As you game drive through the park you will see the tranquil alkaline green or blue-hued seven lakes forming the Momela Lake attract nearly 400 species of birds including flamingos, ibis, heron, egrets, colourful turacos, and trogons etc. Other games include dik-dik, klipspringers, occasional lion or leopard and spotted hyena.

After taking a delicious lunch, we’ll drive back to Arusha to ensure you make your onward flight.

  • Experience a safari experience without surrendering your beach time
  • Largest giraffe population in Arusha National Park
  • Sunset singing and dancing ceremony with Masai Tribe
  • Overnight in a luxury Masai hut
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • All flights arranged for you
Included in the price
  • Game safari to national park as specified
  • Price quoted per person sharing in US dollars
  • Professional English speaking safari and tour guide / driver
  • All game viewing activities specified
Excluded from the price
  • Any sightseeing
  • excursions and optional activities other than those specified
  • Entry visas
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Please
  • read our Terms and Conditions
  • Tips and gratuities to safari crew – recommended: 15-20 USD per day to safari driver
  • 10 – 15 USD per day to safari cook
  • Travel insurance
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