An exciting journey that combine the Tanzania’s stunning wildlife, an incredible cultural experience and a trekking excursion on an active volcano.
Tanzania is well-knowed for its protected areas where a large number of animals roam free, the iconic Ngorongoro Crater boasts is a wildlife haven and the Big 5 are found here, Tarangire National Park offers great variety in both scenery and wildlife, it is particularly famous for its large herds of elephants, Lake Manyara National Park boasts a healthy lion population are famous for their tree-climbing antics.
The areas around Lake Eyasi and Lake Natron are the territories of three different and fashinating populations: Maasai, Hadzabe and Datoga.
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart!”
The best-kept secret safaris in Africa are in Tarangire National Park, upstanding game drives and night drives are found here.
Tarangire National Park offers the panoramic views of savannah grasslands, the iconic flat top acacia trees that are synonymous with African landscapes, the baobab trees and the huge elephant herds that make the park nicknamed The Park of Giants.
A great variety of animals call this park home including lions, zebras, giraffes, warthogs, antelopes and many different species of bird life.
In the dry season, you can watch all the species gather together around the lagoons and the Tarangire River, and view large herds of wildebeest and buffalo roaming the grasslands.
Lake Manyara National Park, sits between the Great Rift Valley’s steep Western escarpment and the Lake Manyara, it’s a great safari destination due to the alkaline soda water of the lake acts like a magnet for the wildlife.
The Park is ideal for bird-watchers, thanks to the forests that line the shallow alkaline lake banks, the forests also attract the park’s famous tree-climbing lions and rapresent the perfect habitat for the shy leopard.
The huge troops of baboons, which often number several hundred, are widely regarded as Africa’s largest.
Lake Eyasi area, a gorgeous soda lake that’s part of the Great Rift Valley of East Africa, is home to the Datoga and Hadzabe tribes and offers an insight into two different and intriguing cultures.
The Hadzabe people live almost the same way as their own ancestors in the Stone Age, they inhabit the land near Lake Eyasi and are an ancient hunter-gatherers tribe.
Less than 1,000 Hadzabe remaining and the opportunity to engage with the Bushmen and learn all about their time-honoured hunting techniques, survival skills, food preparation and cultural norms is a rare and fascinating privilege.
They hunt animals with bow and arrow and collect fruits, roots and honey from the baobab trees.
The Datoga are highland Nilotic, a semi-nomadic herding tribe, known as one of the oldest tribes in Tanzania and skilled blacksmiths.
Datoga people ar skilled blacksmiths, who make everyday objects out of scrap metal, for example arrowheads and knives that often trading with the Hadza in exchange for skins and honey.
The Datoga wear traditional dress decorated in coloured beads and the women often adorn their faces with scarification to look beautiful.
Ol Doinyo Lengai is an active volcano located in the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania and dominates the Lake Natron, a salty lake famous for being the place where hundreds of thousands of pink flamingos come to breed.
The volcano is the sacred mountain for the Maasai people, the trekking is hard but view from the top allows to capture stunning views of the Great Rift Valley ski lane and the underlying Lake Natron.
With a maasai warrior it’s possible to discover the secret of this place with a amazing walking along the shore of the lake.
It’s also possible to visit a Maasai village in the area.
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