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10 Day Nakuru/Masai Mara/Serengeti/Ngorongoro camping safari
 

Package

 

AASL-12: 10 Day Nakuru/Masai Mara/Serengeti/Ngorongoro/Arusha/Amboseli

Day 1: Nairobi JKIA/ Nakuru

Pick you up from JKIA upon arrival in the morning and drive down the Escarpment via the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park in time for lunch at your hotel. After lunch we have afternoon tour of Lake Nakuru which is a seasonal home for millions of pink flamingos and many other species of birds. Lake Nakuru is also a sanctuary for both the black and white rhinos as wells as the Rothschild giraffe and harbours lions, warthogs, waterbucks, buffaloes, hippo and many other animals. Overnight at your lodge (LD)

Day 2: Nakuru /Masai Mara

Depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve after an early breakfast. The reserve is popular for its big game and is also a northern extension of the Serengeti National Park eco system in Tanzania. Lunch at your lodge is followed by an afternoon gamedrive. Overnight at your lodge (BLD)

Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day spent to experience the Mara magic with morning and afternoon gamedrives in search of the migration! Kenya’s premier reserve is famed for its astounding concentration of wildlife and harbouring lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants, buffaloes, zebras, masai giraffes, hippos, black rhinos, spotted hyenas many species of antelopes. The climax is the annual great wildebeest migration in July, August, September and October of each year. Visit Mara River during the migration. Overnight at your lodge(BLD)

Day 4: Masai Mara/Serengeti National Park

After early breakfast we depart for Isebania border town armed with a picnic lunch to meet your Tanzania crew by 11.00am and drive to the northern part of Serengeti National Park with gamedrive enroute. Overnight at your lodge (DBL)

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Day spent in Serengeti to explore the national park with both morning and afternoon game drive. Remember this is the migration safari, hence your game drive will depend on the movement of the migrants and you may opt for a full day gamedrive armed with picnic lunch as your guide knows very well how to locate the herds. Overnight at your lodge (DBL)

Day 6: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater Rim

Wake up at 0600hours for early morning game drive in Serengeti. At 0900 hours back to the Lodge for breakfast. Here in the Serengeti region you can often watch wildebeest and zebras next to lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. We then check out armed with picnic lunch and drive game viewing enroute to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Lunch is taken at a picnic spot before a slow drive to the Ngorongoro Crater rim. On the way you will pass the Olduvai Gorge where the English pair, Louis and Mary Leak pioneered excavation work in the sixties. Some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution were found here and a small museum (visit optional) documents these discoveries. Overnight at you Lodge (DBL)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater/ Arusha

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 07.30hours armed with picnic lunch descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for gamedrive. All the Big five – the Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera. Others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring Picnic site; it will be an unforgettable experience! Ngorongoro Crater is often called 'Africa's Eden', the '8th Natural Wonder of the World'. A massive extinct volcano, its towering tree lined walls drop thousands of feet to a "Noah's Ark" of animals on the verdant floor below. This breathtaking oasis provides a haven for both predator and prey to live among grasslands, fresh springs and a large soda lake. Large herds of zebra, buffalo, antelope and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino retreats to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. Nowhere else can such diversity in wildlife be experienced in such a short period of time! After lunch ascend the Crater and depart for Arusha. Overnight at your hotel (BB)

Day 8: Arusha/Amboseli

Wake up early morning for breakfast. Thereafter transfer to the Namanga Border with Kenya. At the border we exchange back to a Kenyan crew and vehicle after immigration procedures and proceed to Amboseli National Park to reach your hotel in time for lunch. After lunch have afternoon gamedrive in the park with the magnificent snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro in the backdrop (LD)

Day 9: Amboseli

Day spent viewing game with morning and afternoon game drive. Amboseli (392 sq km) is supported by swamp vegetation and harbours elephants, buffaloes, hippos, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, gazelles, wildebeests, warthogs, zebras, ostriches and Masai giraffes in the background of the magnificent snow caped Mt. Kilimanjaro. The waters from melted snow find their way down the mountain under lava flows and surface on the Amboseli plains in form of swamps Overnight at Kibo Safari Camp (BLD)

Day 10: Amboseli/Nairobi

After breakfast we depart for Nairobi and drop off at JKIA in time for your evening homebound flight or your hotel (B). END OF SAFARI


 
 

Highlights

 

Included in the price:

  • Transport by safari minibus or 4x4landcruiser in Kenya and 4x4 in Tanzania with a pop up roof for best game viewing and photography
  • Services of a professional and experienced English speaking driver/ tour guide
  • All Game park entrance fees
  • Concession fees/WMA fees
  • Crater fees
  • Flying doctors emergency evacuations cover
  • Airport pick up and drop off at JKIA or hotel after safari
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and tented camps as specified in the itinerary or similar
  • Meal Plan – BB=Bed, Breakfast; LD= Lunch, dinner; BLD= breakfast, lunch, dinner; HB = Diner, bed, Breakfast, AL= All inclusive (non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (local brands)
  • 1.5 liter bottled water per person per day in the vehicle while on safari

Not included in the price:

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Cost of visas/ yellow fever vaccinations
  • Olduvai Museum visit
  • Balloon Safari at US$450 per person in Masai Mara (can be arranged)
  • Optional activities payable directly on safari e.g. Masai village visit, nature walks, biking, boat rides etc
  • All personal expenses; e.g. toiletries, laundry, beverages, tips to staff, driver tour guides etc.
  • Any other extras not stated as included above

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING ON SAFARI:

  • Entry Visa (available at JKIA as you enter)
  • Money for personal spending and tipping
  • A pair of long trousers and jersey for the cool mornings and evenings in addition to plenty of light clothes for hot days (do not forget a hat), swim suit, comfortable Shoes/sandals
  • Torch, sunglasses, suntan lotion, insect repellent/spray but not mosquito coils
  • Camera, memory cards, binoculars, maps, guide-books
  • Personal toiletries eg. Toothbrush /paste
  • Yellow fever certificate

 
 

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