7 Days Tanzania Birding Safari


The wild expanses of Tanzania offers the ultimate paradise for birding enthusiasts. While there’s plenty of bird watching opportunities in Tanzania, you will get a wonderful experience being guided by professionals. The huge list of bird species to be found here make bird watching safaris in Tanzania the most sought after activity among bird lovers. Tanzania is a well-known safari destination for its highest concentrations of game parks and nature reserves. The most visited national reserves that worth visiting for bird watching is the Serengeti National Reserve, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and more.

  • Our Tanzania Birding Experience are meant to offer an beatable birding experience to visitors in the country with very limited time available, actually those who would wish to “bird on borrowed time” off business or conference in Arusha.
  • This seven days safari will takes you to explore the northern circuit of Tanzania that made up of famous parks namely Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro as well as Serengeti national park.
  • Tanzania is ramains the top destination and refers as “birds’ paridise”.
  • The country own diversity of birds is a combination of both resident and regular migrants from different corners of the Earth.
  • Airport Pickup and Drop–Off
  • Private Jeep 4×4 equipped with refrigerator, portable charging stations, and pop-up roof
  • Unlimited mileage game drive
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water on all days
  • All mentioned activities
  • All park entrances fees
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari for emergence evacuations
  • All government taxes
  • Flights(International)
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Tips for safari guide
  • Personal expenses in nature such as money for souvenirs travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
  • Visa fees (100 USD for American and 50 USD for non-American)
  • Immunization documents (yellow fever recommended for visa processing on arrivals)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and /or park fees

Location Map

Tour Timeline

  • 1
    Day 1: Arusha National Park

    After breakfast meet Field Crew in the morning at 8:00am. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before you head off on safari. Here you will participate in a half day walking safari and a half day game drive. The Arusha National Park and particularly the Momella Lakes offer gorgeous bird-watching opportunities. The national park is inhabited by over 400 different migrant and resident bird species. Into the Arusha National Park, where we’ll find ourselves among Masai Giraffe, Common Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Warthog, Guereza Colobus, Blue Monkey, and Olive Baboon. Hiding in the dappled shade of this magnificent evergreen hill forest we may also find a tiny woodland antelope, the secretive Suni, along with the bay-colored Harvey’s Red Duiker. During evening drive back to Arusha city to Green Mountain Hotel for Dinner and Overnight.

  • 2
    Day 2 : Arusha to Tarangire National Park

    After tasty breakfast the tour will depart to Tarangire. The drier areas of the park are occupied by the Stocking-thighed Ostrich, the world’s largest bird, the Kori Bustard, the heaviest flying bird in the world, and smaller groups of hornbills... The Tarangire National Park with its various habitats and food sources is a park every bird-watcher most sees. In the Tarangire National Park you can also see the three endangered bird species of Tanzania: Rufous-tailed weaver, Ashy starling and Yellow-collared Lovebird. The swampy floodplains in Tarangire's southern and eastern part are important breeding grounds for the Eurasian migrants. For the best game viewing Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. During early evening drive back to Karatu at Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

  • 3
    Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

    Lake Manyara National Park has over 400 bird species including water birds Eurasian migrant birds, acacia associated birds, raptors, and 3 endangered Tanzanian species: Rufous-tailed weaver, Ashy starlings and Black-collared Lovebird. Lake Manyara National Park and Lake Natron also offer great opportunities of Flamingo watching as they gather on the lake shore in flocks of ten thousand or even several hundred thousand. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world, also include Buffalo, Elephant Wildebeest, Zebra, Waterbuck, Warthog, Impala and also Manyara health population lion are famous for their tree-climbing antics. During early evening drive back to Karatu at Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

  • 4
    Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, the tour will depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Early evening you’ll drive to Serengeti at Great Exploration Camps for Dinner and Overnight.

  • 5
    Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park

    Another full day game drives in Serengeti. After breakfast game viewing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is good for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, topic, ostrich and cheetah sightings. The visitor’s centre not far from the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive. This nicely designed centre, offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The centre also has a shop where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased, as well as a picnic area and information trail up and around a nearby kopje. Dinner and Overnight Great Exploration Camps.

  • 6
    Day 6: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

    Early in the morning game drive in Serengeti National Park and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area where you will have your lunch. You will arrival early afternoon where you will be able to visit one of Maasai Boma to learn scenic culture from Maasai. Welcoming song and dancing from them will lead you to enjoy their culture at the moment before going to your lodge. Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge.

  • 7
    Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha

    After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. On the bare grounds or sand tracks in the Ngorongoro Crater you can see nests of Ostiches, Kori bustards, Secretary birds, Grey crowned Cranes, the ground nestling Northern Anteater Chat, Rufous-napped Lark, Capped Whater, Fischer's Sparrow lark, Red capped Lark and the Grassland Pipit. The tree nestling birds of the Ngorongoro Crater are the Superb Starling, Rufous Tailed Weaver and the African White Backed Vulture. After extensive game drive you'll drive back to Arusha to your hotel/pick up point.