East African Impala hunting

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Where to hunt East African Impala

East African Impala dwells in lightly wooded areas, savannah and bush and of East Africa, including Tanzania and Kenia. East African Impala does not differ much from the Southern Impala in looks, behavior and biology. However, the trophies of East African Impala tend to be significantly bigger than those of the Southern variety, which is why the trophy record books have different entries for them. East African Impala hunting today is open in Tanzania.

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Tanzanian hunting safaris are some of the most expensive hunts in Africa. Performed in the old fashion way, as at least a ten-day hunt for a significant number of trophies, the price for a safari in Tanzania starts at just under $30,000 before shooting fees. The shooting fee for East African Impala is about $1,000.

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It can be hard for a beginner to calculate a budget for an African hunting adventure. Some of the prices seem too good to be true, others may sound prohibitively expensive. Most outfitters list only “daily rates” and “trophy fees”, sometimes a “package tour”. There’s a long list of things that are “not included” in these costs, and some that are not even mentioned there (like air fare). What are the “other costs” and how much can the total price of the trip come down to?

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When to hunt East African Impala?

Typically, the best time for Impala hunting is the rut, which usually takes place in May. However, the hunting season in Tanzania doesn’t start until July. Any part of the Tanzanian hunting season is good for plains game hunting, but the end of the dry season, in September-October, is usually preferred.

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Impala inhabits shrub and savannah type habitat where a hunter and the PH can see far to spot the animals, and yet there’s enough cover to stalk them. Their diurnal habits make Impala one of the best quarries for spot-and-stalk hunting. Hunters should be aware that Impala is a social creature, and the herd will get together in a tight group if alarmed. Here the hunter faces a risk that the bullet may go through the animal and hit another one that’s standing behind it, resulting in violation of hunting rules as the hunter may not have a permit for another Impala.

Why hunt East African Impala?

A safari in Tanzania is an experience every hunter will be proud to have under his or her belt. The country blessed with comfortable climate in the dry season, amazing landscapes and abundance of wildlife, no wonder it attracted so many great hunters of the old times. A bread-and-butter Impala will hardly be the main objective of a hunter on a Tanzanian safari. And yet you can hardly miss hunting this iconic, elegant and graceful animal once you’re there. If you’re planning a safari in Tanzania, be sure to add Impala to your trophy list!

14 Day Masailand: 2 Buff & Leopard

14 Day Masailand: 2 Buff & Leopard Tanzania

14 DAY MASAILAND: TWO BUFFALO & PLAINSGAME OPTION Tanzania hunting is all free range, wilderness areas owned by the government and leased by hunting companies on a 5 year term. We have leased two concession areas that are prime territories offering full bag safaris (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Plain game) Besides the Big Game, this area offers some of those Tanzanian Specials: Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Coke's Hartebeest, Gerenuk, East African Impala, Oryx, White-beaded Wildebeest, Lesser Kudu, Thompson and Grant's Gazelle. We are very successful on the cats in this area over 21 day hunt and the quality is great. To get to our area you will arrive in Arusha and take a private charter to the area. 14 Hunting Days – Two Buffalo, Leopard + Plain Game Species available on Major safari Package (14 day permit)

Trip duration: 14 days

Hunting season: 1 Jul 2021 31 Dec 2021

Price from $23,150 for 14 days, 1 hunter
21 Day Premium Masailand Safari

21 Day Premium Masailand Safari Tanzania

21 DAY MASAILAND: FOUR BUFFALO, LION, LEOPARD, ELEPHANT & PLAINSGAME OPTION Tanzania hunting is all free range, wilderness areas owned by the government and leased by hunting companies on a 5 year term. We have leased two concession areas that are prime territories offering full bag safaris (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Plain game) Besides the Big Game, this area offers some of those Tanzanian Specials: Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Coke's Hartebeest, Gerenuk, East African Impala, Oryx, White-beaded Wildebeest, Lesser Kudu, Thompson and Grant's Gazelle. We are very successful on the cats in this area over 21 day hunt and the quality is great. To get to our area you will arrive in Arusha and take a private charter to the area. Four Buffalo, Leopard, Lion, Elephant & Plain Game Species available on premium safari package (21 day permit)

Trip duration: 21 days

Hunting season: 1 Jul 2021 31 Dec 2021

Price from $44,350 for 21 days, 1 hunter
10 Day Buff/Plainsgame Masailand Safari

10 Day Buff/Plainsgame Masailand Safari Tanzania

10 DAY MASAILAND: ONE OR TWO BUFFALO & PLAINSGAME OPTION Tanzania hunting is all free range, wilderness areas owned by the government and leased by hunting companies on a 5 year term. We have leased two concession areas that are prime territories offering full bag safaris (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Plain game) Besides the Big Game, this area offers some of those Tanzanian Specials: Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Coke's Hartebeest, Gerenuk, East African Impala, Oryx, White-beaded Wildebeest, Lesser Kudu, Thompson and Grant's Gazelle. We are very successful on the cats in this area over 21 day hunt and the quality is great. To get to our area you will arrive in Arusha and take a private charter to the area. 10 day safaris are the best option for those who want a shorter or less expensive option to hunt. A 10 day safari permits the hunter to take "Two Cape Buffalo, Hartebeest, Impala, Grants and Thompson's Gazelle and more.

Trip duration: 10 days

Hunting season: 1 Jul 2021 31 Dec 2021

Price from $15,250 for 10 days, 1 hunter
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