Bird watching at Pande Game Reserve

Pande Game Reserve is an Eastern African Coastal Forest area in the Dar es Salaam Region. It was titled a Game Reserve in 1990. It covers 1,226 ha between 80 – 126 metres above sea level encompassing undisturbed forest, scrub, grassland and woodland. Pande Game Reserve is part of the Eastern Arc / Coastal Forest Biodiversity Hotspot, one of the world’s highest priority areas for biodiversity conservation. Pande has also been classified as an ‘Important Bird Area’ by Birdlife International.

Pande Game Reserve – located just less than an hour driving from the Art in Tanzania Compound on the northwest, this is a relatively easy day trip.

1 Day Program

The day trip starts at the Art in Tanzania compound, a day before the trip, get a briefing from a professional guide.

Early morning wake up around 05:15 am drive 45minutes to Pande game reserve main gate, registration and payments done before the arrival, meet with the escort ranger, start the birth watching, continue with the bird watching for 2 hrs until 08:30 am.

After breakfast in the game reserve, we drive back to the compound.

Price includes transport, entry fee, guide, escort ranger and breakfast.


2 Days 1 Night Bird watching (Camping)

Day 1

The two-day birdwatching program starts in the evening.

04:00 pm drive to Pande game reserve, arriving and arrange your Camping, 05:30 pm start the bird watching until sunset, go back to your camping site for dinner bonfire and overnight.

Day 2

Early morning wake up for the sunrise birdwatching until 08:30 am; go back to your camping site for the late breakfast, check out and drive back to the compound.

One day trip – USD 120
Two days one night trip – USD 180