4 Nights/5 Days Katavi

Tariffs

Validity: 1 st May 2005 14 th December 2005
Each of: 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax SRS
USD: 1782 1757 1749 350

Validity: 15th Dec 2004 30th April 2005
Each of: 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax SRS
USD: 1482 1457 1449 350

Overview

Katavi is probably the wildest and most untouched reserve in the whole of Africa. It is the only remaining park in Africa that would best fit the description of Africa as it would have been 200 years ago, as described in the biographies of ancient white hunters and missionaries. It is the only remaining park in Africa where you are sure to have a million acres just to yourself. It just cannot get wilder!

Occupying an area of about 4,500sqkms- the 3rd largest in Tanzania, Katavi national park lies within the Rukwa rift, a shallow easterly extension of the main western rift valley that culminates in the extensive Lake Rukwa basin to the east of the national park. Katavi
is characterized by the dense cover of brachystegia woodland, which are transected by the Katuma and Kapapa rivers. Here one can enjoy the spectacular game viewing of wildlife.

There is hardly anyone who comes out of Katavi not happy with the experience. For us this is the No. 1 destination in Africa.

Optional: With an extra charge, Fly Camping is recommended and possible in Katavi. However you will need to spend more nights in Katavi.

PROGRAM TTL/W/04

Day 1: Flight out of Arusha departing for Katavi. On arrival transfer to one of the luxury tented camps.

Day 2: After breakfast game drive in Katavi National Park. This remote national park in western Tanzania is probably the wildest and most untouched reserve in the whole of Africa. Katavi contains one of the highest concentrations of wildlife amongst the Tanzanian parks. Thousands of buffalos, antelopes and elephants roaming the around the park provide ample feeding opportunity to the hundreds of prides of lions and other predators sharing the habitat. The park provides a good opportunity of viewing the rare species of cheetah and wild dogs. Other predators include leopards and hyenas. Prominent species include zebras, eland, topi, impala, hartebeest, waterbucks, giraffe, reedbuck and Defasssa. Dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 3: After breakfast continue with another early morning game drive with picnic lunch. Prominent species of birds at the rivers include yellow-billed, open-billed and saddle-billed stork, pink-backed pelican, Africa spoonbill and numerous heron, egrets and plovers. Raptors include fish eagle, bateleur and white-backed vulture. Other species are also found in the woodland and floodplain areas of the park. Dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 4: After breakfast short game viewing. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening connect flight to Kigoma. Spend the evening sightseeing in Kigoma town. Dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hiltop.

Day 5: After breakfast / early lunch transfer to Arusha airport and depart for your next destination.

Includes:

All flights out of Arusha and transfers to airstrip
Full Board accommodation
Soft drinks & beverages (camps), laundry (camps)
Park Fees
Sightseeing in Kigoma
Safari activities mentioned in above program & tour guide

 
Excludes:

Gratuities
Airport transfers other than to nearest airstrip
Travel/Baggage insurance
All other items of personal nature

 
Extensions:

After enjoying this wonderful experience, you may choose to also visit the other two beautiful parks-Gombe and Mahale or alternatively fly to Zanzibar for ultimate relaxation.

This particular Itinerary can be customized to also suit your needs.

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