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15 Days Best of East Africa Safari

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Day 1 Arrival – Nairobi
Meet and assist services at Jomo Kenyatta international airport and transfer to Boulevard hotel for overnight stay
Day 2  Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve
Pick up from the hotel at 0730 hrs. a safari briefing session with Asili Adventure Safaris 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 a Tented Lodge Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 3   Masai Mara – Mara River Trailing the Wildebeest
Breakfast then head out with a picnic lunch to the Mara River, hoping to see a dramatic river crossing or two. It is quite some sight to see the massed herds take a leap of faith into the Mara or Talek rivers with the Nile crocs lying in wait for them. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay 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 Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 4  Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5 with morning and afternoon game drives.  – Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person Dinner and overnight at a Tented Lodge
The Masai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Days 5 Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National park
Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives as you exit the park and drive to  Lake Nakuru National park. Lunch at Lake Nakuru guest house then proceed for afternoon game drives at Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles; this is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can see Rothschild’s giraffes. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill tented camp Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Days 6  Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National Park
Depart soon after breakfast and drive to Amboseli national park via Nairobi with packed lunches. Afternoon game drives then proceed to Kibo safari camp for dinner and overnight stay.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. Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 7 Amboseli National park
Day spent exploring the park morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibo safari campAmboseli 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.Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 8 Amboseli – Lake Manyara National park
Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives 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 Burundika 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.Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 9 Lake Manyara – Serengeti National park
Breakfast then proceed to Serengeti national park. Game is viewed as we proceed to the Ikoma safari camp for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Days 10 Serengeti National park National park
Full day spent exploring the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Ikoma safari campSerengeti 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.Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 11 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 Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge for dinner and overnight stayThe Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals.Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 12  Ngorongoro-Arusha-Kigali
After an early breakfast depart for Arusha. Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight to Kigali. On arrival transfer to Galaxy hotel for overnight stayMeal Plan: Breakfast – Dinner
Day 13 Kigali City tour

After breakfast, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Ground, the handicrafts shops, the museum, and many other fascinating places in Kigali. In the afternoon transfer to Ruhengeri for an overnight stay at Muhabura hotelMeal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Day 14  Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national park
After breakfast, our tour guide will lead you to the park headquarters for briefing from the head of the park rangers. At 8.30 am local time, commence the memorable gorilla tracking experience. You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the antics of baby gorillas as they swing from tree branch to another. Gorilla trekking is the best wildlife experience in Africa.gorilla-tracking-tour
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Mountain view Lodge
Day 15 Parc National des Volcans –Kigali – Nairobi
Morning spent at leisure then transfer to Kigali – lunch then transfer to the airport to board a flight to Nairobi arriving in good connecting time with your home bound flight

Prices & Departure Dates

This tour departs on any day of the year with a minimum of 2 people traveling together –contact us for Current Pricing and Gorilla viewing permits availability

Tour Price includes:-
-Transport on custom made 7 seater tour van in Kenya /Land cruisers in Tanzania /Rwanda ideal for game viewing and photography
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari
-Accommodation in double/twin in the hotels mentioned above
-1 Night hotel accommodations in Nairobi on BB
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide all along
-Ngorongoro crater tour
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
-Genocide museum visit
– 1 Gorilla viewing permit
-Bottled water whilst on safari
-Start and end in Nairobi.
-Personalized service

Tour excludes:
-Regional and International flights
-Items of a personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in
-Hotel accommodations in Nairobi after the safari