The Global Adventure Safaris
May 08, 2015
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Safari, in Kiswahili, simply means "journey", but it has now become a synonym for an African wildlife adventure.
In Tanzania arranges a 4 or 5-day camping safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Park for volunteers. For more information, pictures and a video about the national parks in Tanzania see: http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/manyara.html
Transportation is in a land cruiser with maximum 4 other participants, so everyone has a window seat.
You will camp in a spacious tent with beds and have access to toilet and shower, clean drinking water and get 3 meals a day.
The safari staff includes a professional guide, cook and crew in charge of practical tasks and safety at the campsites. All vehicles have VHF radios.
The safari starts and ends in Arusha.
The cost of a 4 days safari is 680 USD and a 5-days Safari is 850 USD.
You will also be asked to tip the cook and driver at the end of the trip, 5 USD per day to the cook, 10 USD per day to the driver.
Included in this fee
Full board and accommodation.
Driver and guide in a 4x4 vehicle.
Extra bottle of water daily.
Visit to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro.
Not included in the fee
Extras at campsites i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
Tips to the driver and cook (as mentioned above).
6 days Kilimanjaro trekking
If you have a good physical condition, you can participate in a 6 days Kilimanjaro treklking and watch the sunrise behind Mawenzi, illuminating the plains. Detailed information can be sent by email.
The cost of this 6-day Kilimanjaro Trekking is 1650 USD.
Included in the fee
Transfers to and from hotel.
1 night hotel accommodation.
Mountain hut accommodation.
Climb and park fees.
English speaking professional guide.
Items of personal nature.
Tips to guides and porters (approx. 200-250 USD).
Kilimanjaro trekking requires equipment such as jacket, pants, hiking shoes, sleeping bag, walking sticks etc. All equipment can be rented in Arusha. Costs are approximately 165 USD.
During weekends you can participate in shorter excursions like for example a visit to “Arusha National park”, the closest national park to Arusha town. Arusha National Park is often overlooked by safari goers, despite offering the opportunity to explore a beguiling diversity of habitats within a few hours.
If the start dates for the excursion do not fit with your volunteer work stay, the coordinator can arrange a break in your volunteer job, so you can return to work after the safari or trek.
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