Start : Nairobi
End : Nairobi or Arusha
Tour Duration: 10 Days Kenya and Tanzania Budget Lodge safari
Highlights : Lake Nakuru National Park,Masai Mara, Lake Manyara Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Great Rift Valley, Arusha, Nairobi
Accommodations: Eco Tented Self contained Tents/lodges all along
Description: A budget adventure holiday safari to Kenya and Tanzania leading parks. This is a safari that promises the best of Kenya and Tanzania’s premier parks. Visit the small but rewarding Lake Nakuru National park thereafter proceeding towards Masai Mara (Kenya’s most celebrated game park). This is where the great wildebeest migration is a spectacle to behold for any would be visitor to Kenya mainly in July and August of each year.
In Tanzania, Ngorongoro Crater is said to have the world’s densest population of lion. In Lake Manyara lions have developed a liking for residing in the branches of trees, where they can both sleep and watch for prey whilst the Serengeti is notable for its large migratory herds of wildebeest and zebras with strings of predators in trail. The Ngorongoro crater also offers amazing wildlife viewing and scenery
Transportation; Custom made 4×4 Tour Vans in Kenya and 4×4 Land cruisers in Tanzania
Group Size: Small group safari maximum 6 pax per vehicle – guaranteed window seat Guaranteed departures subject to accommodations availability
2016 Departures: Jan 08th and 22nd , Feb 12th and 26th , Mar 11th and 25th ,April 15th , May 20th Jun 12th and 24th , Jul 08th ,15th ,22nd and 29th , Aug 05th ,12th ,19th ,26th , Sep 09th and 23rd , Oct 08th and 22nd , Nov 11th, 25th Dec 09th and 23rd
Day 1:Nairobi – Masai Mara National Park
Pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs – a safari briefing session with our tour consultant then drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve as you enjoy the scenic views of the Great Rift Valley – Masai Mara game reserve is the northern part of the Serengeti, one of Kenya’s most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Afternoon game drive to see the sundowner as you trail the Big 5 i.e. Lions in large prides, Elephants, buffalos, zebras and numerous plain game. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Olmoran Tented Camp.
Day 2 : Masai Mara game reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5 and other wild game. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Olmoran Tented Camp
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast proceed northwards to arrive in Lake Nakuru National park in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives in the park where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Waterbucks as well as the predators such as the lion and leopard are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad different variety of birdlife in and around the lake. Flamingoes are also plenty at the lake. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill lodge.
Day 4:Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National Park
Early breakfast then drives to Amboseli national park with packed lunches. Afternoon game drives then proceed to Kibo safari camp for dinner and overnight stay
Day 5 : Amboseli National park
full day in this photogenic park. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp
Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days. Amboseli National Park is often referred to as “The home of Elephants’ some of the largest Elephant herds are found here. The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions, leopards, Cheetahs, Rhinos and many species of plain game
Day 6 : Ambosel – Lake Manyara National park
Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives as you exit the park and, we drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We also pass through Arusha to Lake Manyara National park with lunch enroute. Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from, the view is always fantastic. We proceed to Migunga Tented lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging from savannah, to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies.
Day 7: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park
Morning game drives at Lake Manyara National park then proceed to Serengeti national park. Game is viewed as we proceed to Ikoma safari camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 :Serengeti National Park National Park
Full day spent exploring the park with morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight stay at the Ikoma safari camp. Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area. Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and kori bustard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the lilac breasted roller.
Day 9 Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater
After an early breakfast, we drive south to the magnificent Ngorongoro crater enter into the crater for a full day crater tour with packed lunches ascend the crater and drive to Rhino lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Tour Price includes:-
-Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
-Ground transport on safari in a comfortable safari van in Kenya and Land cruiser in Tanzania
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari except in Nairobi where it is on bed and breakfast
-Accommodation in double/twin room in lodges/Tented camps specified above
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
-Ngorongoro crater tour
-All Government taxes and VAT
-Arrival and departure transfers
-Bottled mineral water whilst on safari
– Arusha Nairobi Shuttle transfers
-All personal travel insurance
– Personal travel insurance
– Hotel accommodations in Nairobi after the safari
– Holiday supplements
– All personal expenses; e.g. laundry, telephones, beverages, tips,
-Any other extras not stated as included above
-Cultural visits to Masai villages can be arranged with our guide
Cost per person joining a Group
Single room supplement: US$490
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