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3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

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3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

Hi!

We are family of 5 with kids 7, 10 and 13 years old. We plan to travel to Kenya and Tanzania at the end of July and we still have 2-3 days to be planned. Does anybody have suggestion of some fine plan/place possible to be reached from Nairobi or Arusha in 3 days without spending another 1000 bucks a day per family? We already have planned to be in Masai Mara and later in Ngorongoro + Lake Maynara, so we look for something different. Will appreciate any advice!

Best regards

Adam, Poland

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1. Re: 3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

Adam if Tarangire is not on your itinerary go there as there a many options for walking, village visits, markets, schools visits and night game drives.

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2. Re: 3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

In TZ you can all go canoeing in Arusha NP and down at lake Babati. That should keep you all busy.

Do a visit to Marangu and stay with a Chagga family?

In Kenya you could consider Lake Naivasha.

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3. Re: 3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

Noexpert,

great thanks for the tip! Is there a problem to arrange it by ourselves - booking some place to stay directly and than finding a transportation from Arusha? Do you have some suggestion of the exact place in Tarangire?

Cheers,

Adam

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4. Re: 3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

Adam,

There is no problem to arrange it yourself..chose the accomodation and then just book, transportation can be arranged also from Makuyuni as the camps will pick you up.

There are many places in Tarangire that would suit. It is better to stay outside the park in the newly proclaimed Wildlife Management Area here the park restrictions don't apply, there is more freedom and where the village can be easily got to.

I would try either Kikoti, Boundary Hill Lodge, Tarangire Treetops( very expensive) or Naitolia. Naitolia is closer to the main road and also excellent for walks and night game drives.

Email all of them and see what they can offer, what family rooms they have and how much the activities are.

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5. Re: 3 days off stream for family in Kanya/Tanzania

Just wanted to say and second the notion to go to Tarangire, you would have a great time with 3 days there; in July the park is coming into it's prime with abundant animals, especially elephants but also many more. And there are other things which can be done there. And if you are up to venturing out a bit, go South to the Babati area, or on South to Kondoa. In the Kola area there are ancient (very ancient) rock paintings which might be of interest and educational. You could also do some canoeing in the Babati area which is only a little South of Tarangire. Lots of great cultural things to do which might be different from what you are doing in the NP with gameviewing.

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