Bird Watching Tour, Tanzania North West 10 days

tour summary
This 10 day birding safari centers on viewing a wide range of bird species in the beautiful savannah habitats of Tanzania. Tanzania is a birding haven and during this tour, you shall visit Serengeti National park, Lake Manyara National park and Ngorongoro conservation area. We can tailor the best bird watching tour for you upon request.
duration 10 days / 9 nights
starting point Kilimanjaro Airport
means of transport
  • Domestic flight
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Lake Manyara NP
  • Ngorongoro CA
  • Serengeti NP
  • Tarangire NP
activities
  • Bird watching
option
  • Domestic flight
  • Hiking
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature walk
Serengeti National Park

Vast savanna located in northern Tanzania, it is the most popular national park in Tanzania, registered as world heritage site. Also, southern part of Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem, and famous for the migration of millions of wildebeest. It is home for a huge number of wildlife include the big 5 like lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

It is located south-east of Serengeti, famous for large number of wildlife that inhabit savanna in caldera. It is also registered as world heritage site. It is a home for rhino, cheetah, zebra and the big 5 like the lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo.

Tarangire National Park

It is located south-east of Manyara NP, 140km south-west of Arusha. It is known for scenery of wildlife and baobab trees in savanna. Migratory animals gather in dry season.

Lake Manyara National Park

It is an alkaline lake along escarpment of Great Rift Valley, located between Ngorongoro CA and Tarangire NP. It is known for tree climbing lion, also a bird watching site.

day 1
1 日目

PM

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to Arusha

overnight: Arusha
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day 2
2 日目

AM

Transfer to Lake Ndutu, Serengeti NP

PM

Bird watching at Ndutu, Serengeti NP

Bird of the day
Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori), Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Rosy-throated Long Claw (Macronyx ameliae), Common Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis), and Capped Wheatear (Oenanthe pileata).

overnight: Ndutu, Serengeti National Park
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day 3
3 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Ndutu, Serengeti NP

Bird of the day
Schalow's Wheatear (Oenanthe schalowi), Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina), Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), Ovambo Sparrowhawk (Accipiter ovampensis) and Brown Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus).

overnight: Seronera, Serengeti National Park
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day 4
4 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Seronera, Serengeti NP

Bird of the day
Grey-breasted Spurfowl (Pternistis rufopictus), Rufous-tailed Weaver (Histurgops ruficaudus), Fischer's Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri), Green Wing Macaw Parro (Ara chloropterus), and Northern Oriole (Icterus galbula).

overnight: Seronera, Serengeti National Park
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day 5
5 日目

AM

Bird watching at Seronera, Serengeti NP

PM

Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Bird of the day
Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Wood Duck (Aix sponsa), Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus), Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus).

overnight: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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day 6
6 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Evening

Transfer to Lake Manyara

Bird of the day
Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus),Von der Dicken's Hornbill (Tockus deckeni), Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata), White-headed Brabet (Lybius leucocephalus) and Golden-tailed Woodpecker(Campethera abingoni).

overnight: Lake Manyara National Park
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day 7
7 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Lake Manyara NP

Bird of the day
Yellowbill (Ceuthmochares aereus), Trumpeter Hornbill (Bycanistes bucinator), White-billed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne albiceps Sclater), Green-winged Pytilia (Pytilia melba), and Purple Granedier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster).

overnight: Lake Manyara National Park
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day 8
8 日目

AM

Transfer to Tarangire NP

PM

Bird watching at Tangire NP

Bird of the day
Common Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis), Yellow-breasted Apalis (Apalis flavida), Common White Throat (Sylvia communis), Banded Parisona (Sylvia boehmi).

overnight: Tangire National Park
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day 9
9 日目

AM

Transfer to Arusha

PM

Bird watching at Arusha NP

Bird of the day
Little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), Narina trogon (Apaloderma narina), Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), Red-fronted parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi), Scaly francolin (Pternistis squamatus).

overnight: Arusha National Park
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day 10
10 日目

AM

Bird watching at Arusha NP

PM

Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport

Bird of the day
Silvery-cheeked hornbill (Bycanistes brevis), Southern pochard (Netta erythrophthalma), Tawny eagle (Aquila rapax), Verreaux’s eagle (Aquila verreauxii), and Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca).

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