8 daysBirding In The Northern Tanzania

You will spend these 8 days on a well-guided bird watching excursion for the love of birds and their
individuality. Over 1000 bird species can be found in their native habitat in deserts, lowland woods,
scrub, woodland, mudflats, national parks, mountain slopes, and grasslands. In the two seasons of the
year, the northern section of Tanzania in east Africa offers a vast diversity. This will take place in four of
the region’s most popular bird-watching destinations: Arusha National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro,
Serengeti National Park’s boundless plains, and Ngorongoro Crater. Tanzania is located in east Africa,
bordering Kenya to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, Lake Tanganyika to the west, and
Mozambique and Malawi to the south. Vultures, hawks, eagles, secretary birds, Red-throated Tit, Sooty
chat, bare Go-away bird, and other common bird species can be seen here. This birding activity will
introduce you to a unique birdlife. The journey begins and concludes in Arusha, Tanzania, in the
northern section of the country.
Detailed trip

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Arusha National Park

Our professional driving guide, who has extensive knowledge of Northern Tanzania and birds, will gladly
greet you at the arrival site for an 8-day bird viewing adventure. Before travelling to your lodge in
Arusha National Park, a premier birding location on the African continent, you will be instructed on how
the days will be spent, the destinations to be seen, and the documents to be validated. Before a distant
bird, the drive is about storytelling, photographs, and much more. Lunch will be served en trip before
arriving at the lodge in the evening for refreshments, dinner, and a restful night’s sleep. You have the
option of taking a city tour when you arrive. Arusha national park is only a short distance from Arusha
city, but it is home to a diverse array of birds and animals.


Day 2: Sunrise birdwatching and Transfer to Mount Kilimanjaro national park
Arusha NATIONA Park is home to a diverse range of bird species, which may be seen on an exclusive
birdwatching experience. After an early morning breakfast, you’ll head to the bird watching trail with an
experienced birder, where you’ll spend about 4-5 hours ticking off the birding checklist, including
Struthio, oxyura maccoa, fulvous whistling duck, common ostrich, dendrocygna bicolor, hottentol teal,
Egyptian goose, and white-backed goose in the short savannah grasslands, montane forests, and along
the lake shores. Birdwatching is best done in the morning.
After the activity, return to the lodge for lunch before heading to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park,
which is home to the world’s tallest stand-alone mountain. Refreshment, dinner, and a restful night’s
sleep await you when you arrive at the lodge.


Day 3: Full day birding
After breakfast, you will enjoy a morning and afternoon birding excursion, with the trumpeter hornbill
being the rarest of the bird species on the checklist; a really nice-looking and intelligent bird capable of
learning a variety of survival methods. Turacos, cuckoos, king fishers, cranes, and other mountain and
woodland creatures can be found in this area, among others. You’ll return for lunch and some
refreshments, then go bird viewing in the evening, have supper, and stay the night.

Day 4: Mount Kilimanjaro to Serengeti National Park
After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the resort for a transfer to Serengeti National Park, a premier
birding area with over 500 different kinds of birds. You’ll have a lunch stop along the way, as well as a
visit to a lovely location recommended by your driving guide. Drive to your park lodge, either inside or
outside the park, while seeing the numerous homesteads, friendly locals, and diverse flora and fauna.
After dinner, check into the lodge and retire to your room.


Day 5: Sunrise birding and cultural adventure
Over 500 unique bird species call Serengeti home, residing at the filchers lovebirds, shallows turaco,
secretary bird, filchers lovebird, vultures, grey-crested helmet shrike, rufous-tailed weaver, and more
make up the list of those birds you stand a chance of spotting at a close or long range with the help of an
expert birding guide. Following the sight and sound of the birds, you will have breakfast and lunch
before seeing the Maasai cultural community, one of the world’s most intriguing cultural groups, with
African-style community setup, dance, storytelling, dress cord, and organization. Every visitor takes part
in the community walk, dance, milking for those who are interested, and other activities in addition to
learning about the life of cattle. Dinner and a snooze at the lodge are the perfect way to end the day.


Day 6: Game drive and Transfer to Ngorongoro crater
Wake up to the sight of Serengeti National Park’s animals, birds, flora, and infinite plains. On a lucky day,
a 3-4-hour game drive will expose you to an unrivaled amount of prey and predators such as wildebeest,
zebras, cheetah, cape buffaloes, African elephants, lions, leopards, wild dogs, and others. Early in the
morning, when you explore the park’s corners, you’ll see egrets, hawks, widow birds, and other birds,
including egrets, hawks, and widow birds. The Serengeti’s boundless plains are one of a kind on the
African continent. After the wildlife drive, you’ll enjoy breakfast and lunch before heading to the
Ngorongoro Crater, which offers views of plantations, waterbodies, and scattered homesteads. Arrive
and check-in to your lodge for refreshment, dinner and overnight.


Day 7: Full day birdwatching and Photography
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the lodge, followed by a 4-5-hour birdwatching excursion with
a birder’s checklist. The reserve’s vegetated cove and woodland region have almost 500 bird species
reported. Ostrich, pink flamingos, Livingstone turaco, crowned crane, white-eyed slaty flycatcher, Kori
bustard, and other birds are among the birds you might see and learn about. Between November and
April, the area is inundated by migratory birds. After lunch, follow the birds and spend the evening
taking photos and having a nature walk along the crater rim. On a good day, you might see lions,
elephants, leopards, cape buffaloes, and wildebeest, among other animals. The day ends with dinner
and overnight.

Day 8: sunrise game drive and Departure
You will enjoy a pleasant game drive around the plains of the crater at daybreak, seeking for the sight
and sound of birds and animals at a glance. Lions, leopards, zebras, wildebeest, cape buffaloes, African
elephants, a variety of antelope species, cheetahs, hyenas, and other predators are among them.