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Tanzanian Gem Safari

14 Days of Wild Animals and Wild Gems

October 9-22, 2012

 

Bookings now being taken

Please Contact Chris Holdsworth on 03 9887 2748 or email treasurer@gem.org.au

Download the brochure here

"The most incredible way to see and explore the wilderness and gem fields of Africa. I want to go again!"
Carmen Moore

Join the GAA on a memorable adventure to Tanzania exploring its rich gem deposits and experience the diverse range of wilderness in style and comfort.

$5700pp twin share

(single supplement $1400)
Air fare: $2000-2500 (estimate)

For gem lovers For everyone
Discover the tanzanite mines, big and small
Tour the recovery and sorting houses
Visit the Williamson Diamond Mine
Explore the ruby in zoizite mine and collect a sample
Opportunities to go underground at selected mines
Visit a gold mine
Visit an alexadrite mine
Gem museum
Explore gem markets
Buy specimens
Ngorongoro Crater, game drive
Serengeti National Park, game walk & drive
Empakai Crater, game walk
Tarangire National Park, game drive
Duluti Lake
Handcraft/souvenir markets

 

Inclusions: Exclusions:
Meals
Game park entry fees
Game drives
Game walks
Drivers and guides
4WD Land transport
Entry to gem mines and mining areas
Balloon ride over the Serengeti
An exceptional experience you will never forget
Accommodation in picturesque four star lodges
(you may have to rough it in three star hotels a
few nights ‘off the beaten track’)
Alcohol
Visas
Airfares/transport in/out of Kilimanjaro
Travel insurance

Details and fine print

The tour is limited to 20 people and is suited to adults and teenagers. Places are available on a first come first served (deposit paid up) basis.

Participants will have to make their own arrangements for transport to Kilimanjaro airport by the 9th October. The tour leaves early on the 10th October and finishes on the 21st October. Departures can be arranged for the 22nd.

There are some great deals available (around $1800) to Dar es Salaam or Nairobi through bestflights.com.au and skyscanner.com.au. Then by arranging return flights to Kilimanjaro ($330). Or just speak to your travel agent. Participants will need to organise their own travel insurance and sign an indemnity waver before traveling.

Australian passport holders require a visa to enter Tanzania. You can get them upon entry but it may be easier to organise it before you leave with the consulate. Participants will require a Yellow Fever vaccination and others inoculations are recommended. See your doctor.

*** All images used were taken on the 2011 Gem Safari. ***