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May 6, 2018

10 days wildlife(Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire ,cultural tour ) and Zanzibar photo tour with Matthew Danser photography.Matthew is an award winning travel and wedding photographer, his interest in photography spans three decades and five continents capturing wildlife photos for Getty images, Matthew’s “hands on ” instruction will guide you throughout your safari and discussing topics such as: The correct aperture, shutter speed, focal length and ISO so you will have a museum of quality photos at the end of the tour. Only for USD 5200

Written By Uprise Africa I Explorer

DAY 1: Moshi to Tarangire National Park. (1st July and 12th July 2018)
After breakfast we head into the Tarangire Np for a game drive. The park run along the line of Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low lying hills on the Rift valley floor. It’s natural vegetation mainly consist of Acacia woodland and giant Africa Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south.Both the River and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire Np is reputed to contain some of the largest Elephants herds in Africa. Tarangire Np is also a home to three rare species of animals :Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx and few Ashy starlings.
After Lunch we will depart with game drive back at camp for Dinner at the lodge.
MEALS :BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER

DAY 2:Tarangire to Serengeti Np.(2nd July and 14th July 2018)
Early morning depart for Serengeti Np via Ngorongoro Conservation area while having a game viewing on route to Serengeti Np.The name Serengeti originates from Maasai word Siringutu which means “endless plains “.You will see why the Maasai gave this region this name as the grass land savannah stretches to the horizon in the south and is only interrupted by kopjes.The plains are perfect hunting grounds for Leopards and other big cats: you will have a good chance of viewing this magnificent creatures in their natural habitat through the open roof of the vehicle.
MEALS :BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER

DAY 3:Serengeti plains full Day wildlife game viewing.(3rd July and 15th July 2018)
The whole day will be spent in this amazing world known destination.After breakfast we will proceed for game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops in to the plain south of the Seronera river,which is good for possible Lions,Thompson Gazelle ,Topi, Ostrich and Cheetah sightings. We will enjoy the relaxed lunch at at the center in the shade of a Giant Acacia trees.In the afternoon we will follow the kopjes circuit, which goes Anticlockwise around the Maasai kopjes,which usually attract a number of lions and some formidably large Cobras.

MEALS :BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER

DAY 4:Game drive in Serengeti to Ngorongoro (4th July and 16th July 2018)
Early morning depart the lodge for morning game drive and see if we are lucky enough to come across with Big Cats on hunting whilst enjoying the sun rise on the Serengeti plains as it is one of the best places of observing sunrise and sunset, then drive back to the lodge for brunch and hot lunch before heading to Ngorongoro game en route dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro.

DAY 5:Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater then back to Moshi (5th July and 17th July 2018)
After an early breakfast at daybreak, you will drive down into the Crater. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera and has unbelievable wildlife diversity. On the grass steppe and in the Acacia tree woods,you will find almost all species that are found in the east African Savannah with the exception of topis, Maasai Giraffes,and Impalas .Quite often, you can observe the “BIG FIVE” (Lion,Elephant,Buffalo, Rhino,and Leopard ).Late afternoon after lunch you will start ascending the crater rim on your way back to Moshi.
MEALS :BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER

DAY 6:Moshi to Marangu cultural tour (6th July and 18th July ).
After breakfast we will head to Marangu, this is based on the southern eastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Weather permitting we shall have a superb views of the mountain during your drive to Marangu. Drive to the Marangu gate , the starting point for climbing Kilimanjaro .After visiting the Gate , the stopover in the village and find out about chagga culture ;visit traditional Chagga house made of straw roofing and see how local chagga’s brew (banana beer,local brew)Mbege, an alcoholic drink.Head to see the historic caves that were used in hiding points during chagga and Maasai clan wars .Visit local blacksmith who continue to use ancestral methods to prepare Maasai spears and tools.
Then head to Kibo hotel for lunch (where Hans Meyer, the first european to conquer Kilimanjaro stayed ).Take in a banana and coffee tour followed by a trip to the beautiful Kinukamori and Ngorongoro waterfalls, where you can cool off with a swim and late afternoon return to Moshi.

DAY 7:Flight to Zanzibar and check in Hotel.(7th July and 19th July 2018)
Upon arrival we will meet at the Airport and get transferred to your beach Hotel. Take a stroll in the beach and relax and enjoy the day.There a lots to do at your hotel so feel free to soak in the fun stuff available.

DAY 8:Proposed day trip to Kizimkazi +Jozani forest (8th July and 20th July )
Take a one hour drive from the hotel to Stone Town to Kizimkazi on zanzibar’s south coast for a day of dolphin spotting. Kizimkazi is a home to large numbers of bottled-nosed and spinner dolphins,beautiful coral reefs and tropical fish. On arrival you’re given a short safety briefing and the dos and don’ts when faced with these wild animals. Then you board a traditional ocean going dhow and set sail on the Indian Ocean in search of Dolphins. There’s superb snorkeling in the pristine coral reefs and swimming in the clear warm water of the Indian Ocean. You’ll return to the beach for lunch, where you can swim in the shallower waters and talk to the crew,who can tell you sea stories about the one who got away.
JJOZANI FOREST.
in the south of the island , Jozani forest is a wonder and delight, with tales of Zanzibar leopards, medicinal cures and stunning scenery.Currently under consideration to be zanzibar’s second world heritage site.the Jozani-Chwaka Bay area is a hotspot of biodiversity The forest is a home to number of endemic species, including the zanzibar Red Colobus monkeys. Your park ranger will take you on the nature trails, lined with eucalyptus and mahogany trees and explain the medicinal properties of various plants and tell you about the animals,birds and reptiles. Themangrove broadwalks takes you above the swamps, where depending on the tide,yo can see tropical fish fitting between mangroves roots and crabs scuttling across the mud.
MEALS :BREAKFAST and DINNER.

DAY 9:Proposed full day -safari blue -excursion(9th July and 21st July ).
A full day excursion on the traditional sailing dhows, safari blue starts from Fumba,the perfect starting point to explore Menai beach,an official conservation area. Home of beautiful uninhabited islands, the area is stunning, frequented by humpback and bottlenose dolphins.
On arrival at Fumba ,clients are given briefing on safari blue and then you board your dhow and off to explore the bay.Dolphins are sighted on approximately 90% otlf trips. .Anchor dropped att Kwake sandbag , where sunshades are set up you have a chance to go snorkeling in the coral reefs, helped by the guides. After snorkeling you will be offered refreshments to whet your appetite before heading to Kwale island, for lunch under the tamarind trees. Drinks are served throughout the day .After lunch you can sunbathe, snooze or visit beautiful mangrove lagoon .Depending on the tide you may be able to take a swim in the lagoon. For adventurous, join the crew to sail in an “ngalawa” a local outrigger canoe.
MEALS :BREAKFAST and DINNER.

DAY 10:Departure from Zanzibar (10th July and 22nd July ).
At a given time depending on your flight schedule after breakfast, you will be provided with a transfer to the airport. Via stone town for a short tour and window shopping in souvenir & antique shops, then transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.
MEALS :BREAKFAST

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Uprise Africa Explorer is a trekking company focused on providing mountain experiences for all the mountains in Tanzania. We also offer safe quality tours for groups or individuals. Your Tanzanian African adventure is our number one priority and we will make sure to meet all of your needs. Everything is tailored to your specific needs. We pay attention to all the details, from planning which route is best for you and your group to preparing special dietary requests, and everything in between. We will make sure you are as comfortable as can be, so you can focus on reaching the top. Not everyone makes it to the top. Our team will make sure you do. We want you to accomplish this feat… as well as get that iconic, envy inducing, summit picture! We meet as strangers, you depart as friends Uprise Africa Explorer is a trekking company focused on providing mountain experiences for all the mountains in Tanzania. We also offer safe quality tours for groups or individuals. Your Tanzanian African adventure is our number one priority and we will make sure to meet all of your needs. Everything is tailored to your specific needs. We pay attention to all the details, from planning which route is best for you and your group to preparing special dietary requests, and everything in between. We will make sure you are as comfortable as can be, so you can focus on reaching the top. Not everyone makes it to the top. Our team will make sure you do. We want you to accomplish this feat… as well as get that iconic, envy inducing, summit picture!

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