Bird Watching Tour, Tanzania North West & East 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
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Ngorongoro CA
  • Tarangire NP
  • Lake Manyara NP
  • Mkomazi NP
activities
  • Bird watching
option
  • Domestic flight
  • Hiking
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature walk
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.

Mkomazi National Park

It is park in savanna surrounded by many mountains including Mt. Kilimanjaro, also neighboring Tsavo West National Park, 400 species of birds are recorded. It is also known for black rhino and African wild dog.

day 1
1 日目

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Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to Moshi

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day 2
2 日目

AM

Transfer to Same

PM

Bird watching at Mkomazi NP

Bird of the day
Red-billed Parrot (Pionus sordidus), Zanzibar Red Bishops (Euplectes nigroventris), White-headed Mousebird (Colius leucocephalus) and Rosy-patched Bush-shrike (Rhodophoneus cruentus).

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day 3
3 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Mkomazi NP

Bird of the day
European roller (Coracias garrulus), Golden-breasted starling (Lamprotornis regius), Rufous-crowned roller (Coracias naevius), and Von der Decken's hornbill (Tockus deckeni).

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day 4
4 日目

AM

Bird watching at Mkomazi NP

PM

Transfer to Arusha

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).

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day 5
5 日目

AM

Transfer to Tarangire NP

PM

Bird watching at Tarangire NP

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

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day 6
6 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Tarangire NP

Evening

Transfer to 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).

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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).

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day 8
8 日目

AM

Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

PM

Bird watching at Forest at the ridge of the crator

Bird of the day
Common ostrich (Struthio camelus), Hildebrandt's francolin (Pternistis hildebrandti), Fulvous whistling duck (Dendrocygna bicolor), Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), and Dusky turtle dove (Streptopelia lugens).

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day 9
9 日目

Whole day

Bird watching at Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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).

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day 10
10 日目

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Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport

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