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Wild Tanzania

February 16 - 27, 2015 (12 days)

Double occupancy: $7,190 per person
Single supplement: $1,300
HMNH Study Leader: Dr. Brian Arbogast


 

Journey into the heart of East Africa and go off the beaten path to learn about the culture, people, and wildlife of Tanzania. Marvel at a vast and unspoiled landscape under the equatorial sun and enjoy comfortable tented camps and small lodges, beautifully situated for their proximity to the seasonal concentrations of wildlife. Begin in Enashiva, a nature refuge in the Loliondo area just east of Serengeti National Park, and a model for community-based tourism. With multiple Maasai villages nearby there will be opportunities to visit homes, talk with people, and learn about challenges facing the people today. We will go on game drives — both day and night. Drive to the Serengeti, spending the days amidst untamed wilderness where lion, cheetah, warthog, and millions of hoofed animals roam. Travel to the lush and verdant Ngorongoro Crater, a massive caldera inhabited by rhinoceros, elephant, and black-maned lion. En route, visit Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family's remarkable discoveries. We spend the last two nights at Gibbs Farm, a peaceful sanctuary surrounded by breath-taking scenery.



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