3 days Birding trip to Gibbs Farm Tanzania

3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS
  • 3 days birding trip at Gibbs Farm Tanzania take you to the farm that is conveniently

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3 days birding trip at Gibbs Farm Tanzania take you to the farm that is conveniently situated between Arusha, the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.

Gibbs farm was established in the early twenties as a coffee farm, nestling against the slopes of the Ngorongoro Eastern Highlands and its perfect for an amazing Tanzania bird watching safari with an opportunity of taking a nature walk to a waterfall where elephants and buffalos come to drink.

3 days Birding trip to Gibbs Farm Tanzania highlight

  • Day 1: Pick up from Arusha- Transfer to Gibbs Farm
  • Day 2: Full day bird watching at Gibbs Farm
  • Day 3: Half day birding and transfer to Arusha

Safari Experiences

  • Travel through amazing landscapes
  • Bird the farm
  • Spot some wildlife

Day 1: Pick up from Arusha- Transfer to Gibbs Farm

Meet and greet your birding guide for 3 days birding trip to Gibbs farm. The journey takes approximately 3 hours from Arusha to the farm. Gibbs Farm hosts over 210 bird species and each year a few new ones are recorded. Today, look out for birds like; African Hill Babbler, Arrow-marked Babbler, Moustached Tinkerbird, Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Barn Owl, Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, European Bee-eater, Little Bee-eater, Common Bulbul, Eastern Mountain-Greenbul, Gray-olive Greenbul, Yellow-bellied Greenbul, Golden-winged Sunbird, Green-headed Sunbird, Malachite Sunbird, Tacazze Sunbird, Variable Sunbird, Black-backed Puffback, Black-crowned Tchagra, Black-fronted Bushshrike, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike, Tropical Boubou, Bar-throated Apalis, Black-headed Apalis, Brown-headed Apalis, Gray-capped Warbler, Green-backed Camaroptera, Grey-backed Camaroptera, Hunter’s Cisticola, Rattling Cisticola, Red-faced Cisticola, Tawny-”anked Prinia, Winding Cisticola, Yellow-breasted Apalis, Gray Crowned-Crane, Pied Crow, White-necked Raven, Black Cuckoo, Dideric Cuckoo, Klaas’ Cuckoo, Levaillant’s Cuckoo, Pied (Jacobin) Cuckoo, Red-chested Cuckoo, White-browed Coucal among others. Dinner and overnight at Gibbs Farm

Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Full day bird watching at Gibbs Farm

Today you will have breakfast and look out for the following bird species at Gibbs farm; Black Cuckoo-shrike, Gray Cuckoo-shrike, Purple Throated Cuckoo-shrike, African Black Duck, Egyptian Goose, Crested Guineafowl, Helmeted Guineafowl, Hamerkop, African Goshawk, African Harrier-Hawk, African Hawk-Eagle, Augur Buzzard,  Ayres’ Hawk-Eagle, Bateleur, Black (Great) Goshawk, Black Kite, Black-breasted Snake-Eagle, Black-shouldered Kite, Brown Snake-Eagle, Crowned Hawk-Eagle, Dark Chanting-Goshawk, Eurasian Buzzard, European Honey-buzzard, Lappet-faced Vulture, Long-crested Eagle, Martial Eagle, Montagu’s Harrier, Mountain Buzzard, Pallid Har`rier, Steppe Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Western Marsh-Harrier, White-backed Vulture, Black-headed Heron, Cattle Egret, Green-backed, Honeyguide, Lesser Honeyguide, Scaly throated Honeyguide, Pallid Honeyguide, African Crested-Flycatcher, African Paradise-Flycatcher, White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher, African Dusky Flycatcher, African Stonechat, Ashy Flycatcher, Cape Robin-Chat, Red-capped Robin-Chat, Rueppell’s Robin-Chat, Southern Black-Flycatcher, Thrush Nightingale, White-browed Robin-Chat, African Green-Pigeon, African Mourning Dove, Dusky Turtle-Dove, Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove, Laughing Dove, Lemon Dove, Rameron Pigeon, Red-eyed Dove, Ring-necked Dove, Rock Dove, Tambourine Dove, Baglafecht Weaver, Black-necked Weaver, Fan-tailed Widowbird, Grosbeak Weaver, Holub’s Golden-Weaver, Lesser Masked-Weaver, Red-billed Quelea, Red-collared Widowbird, Red-headed Weaver, Spectacled Weaver, Speke’s Weaver, Village Weaver, Black Bishop, Yellow Bishop among others. Dinner and overnight at Gibbs Farm.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Half day birding and transfer to Arusha

Have breakfast and go for a half day bird watching tour at the farm in search for birds like; Amethyst Sunbird, Bronze Sunbird, Collared Sunbird, Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, African Pied Wagtail, Mountain Wagtail, Striped Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Tree Pipit, Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling, Red-winged Starling, Superb Starling, Waller’s Starling, Southern Citril, Cape Canary, Streaky Seedeater, Thick-billed Seedeater, Yellow-rumped Seedeater among others. Have lunch and then transfer to Arusha to end your 3 days birding trip at Gibbs Farm Tanzania

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

3 days Birding trip to Gibbs Farm Tanzania includes;

  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals As specified in the day-by-day section
  • Drinking water

3 days Birding trip to Gibbs Farm Tanzania excludes;

  • International flights
  • Airport pick up
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items like Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
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