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$1980 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Best of Kenya and Tanzania Safari from Nairobi

Day 1 Pick up from your hotel or residency within Nairobi CBD. Start your safari to Maasai Mara at 8:30 a.m. Stop over at the Rift Valley viewpoint at 10 a.m. to see the escarpments and the flat lands below. The Rift Valley is a geographical formation that formed millions of years ago and runs from the top to bottom of Africa. Eat lunch in Narok town at 12 p.m. Arrive in Maasai Mara at 3 p.m. Take an evening game safari  drive at 4 p.m for 2 hours. Eat dinner and end your day at your lodging at the Lenchada Tourist Camp, which includes a big tent with a bed, toilet, hot running water, and shower. All food is served at the restaurant there, and a generator is provided to charge phones and cameras at night. Day 2 At 7:30 a.m., start a full-day game drive all the way to the Mara River, the site of the great wildebeest migration. Eat a picnic lunch in the park at 1 p.m. Complete the game drive and return to your accommodation at 4 p.m. In the evening, visit a Masai village to learn more about their culture for an hour. Eat dinner and enjoy free time in the evening. Day 3 Eat breakfast at 7 a.m. Take a morning game drive for 2 hours and exit through the South Gate. Drive to the Isebania border of Tanzania to arrive around midday. Complete the hour-long process to cross the Tanzania border. Meet your Tanzanian driver/guide and chef. Start the game drive in Serengeti en route to the accommodation. Eat dinner and relax. Here you sleep in tents that you will be provided with. You will also be offered a sleeping bag. The camp area is very safe and protected by armed guards and other tourists from other companies will be joining us. All meals are included in the Tanzania safari and will be made by the private chef traveling with you.Day 4 Breakfast at 7 a.m. Full-day game drive in Serengeti and picnic lunch at 1 p.m., then back to the base camp at 4 p.m. for dinner by our chef.Day 5 Depart Serengeti at 7 a.m. Game drive en route to Ngorongoro Park. Evening camping at Ngorongoro Crater at the Simba campsite. Day 6Full-day tour of Ngorongoro that begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Depart to drive and spend the night at Lake Manyara National Park's Alsamo campsite.Day 7Early morning half-day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that begins at 7 a.m. Depart for Arusha and arrive around 4 p.m. Check-in at the Charity Hotel for a relaxing dinner. Bed and breakfast are all included.  Day 8 Eat breakfast at 6:30 a.m., and then depart for Nairobi with a morning luxury shuttle that departs at  7 a.m. Arrive around 3 p.m. in Nairobi.  Onward drop off to your hotel or residency within Nairobi CBD.

$3125 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Arusha 5-Day Private Safari Including Wildebeest Migration

Day 1: arrive in Arusha Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and get your private transfer to Arusha at Zawadi house Lodge. The rest of the day is at leisure. Stay at Zawadi house is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure. You will have a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check at the hotel. Day 2: A full day game drive in Serengeti National Park. Depending on the time of the year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffe, zebras, Monkey, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes as well as a multitude of birds. Dinner and overnight at Accacia tented Lodge/Tortillis tented lodge. Full board. Day 3: Another full day game drive in Serengeti National Park. After breakfast you will take the packed lunch and proceed with the game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 km heading to the south western direction. At around 12:30 and 13:00 break for your lunch. After having your lunch you will proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass. Dinner and overnight at Accacia tented Lodge/Tortillis tented lodge. Full board. Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater An early morning game drive in the Serengeti followed by picnic lunch on the way to Ngorongoro crater. We will stop at Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of man’s earliest known ancestral remains. Dinner and overnight at Crater Rim lodge/ Rhino lodge: Full board. Day 5: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater Today you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater for your crater tour. Here you we will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where we may see flamingos. You will also visit the open Savannah where the lions hunt. Picnic lunch will be served in the crater. Dinner and overnight at your lodge/Hotel in Arusha town.****End of safari****Please note: The hotels detailed above are as a reference only and are subject to change based on availability and other conditions beyond our control. An alternative hotel with similar standards, quality and comfortability will be offered as a substitute"

$5869 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12 Days Kenya Tanzania Safari

Day 1 Arrival –Nairobi (Best western Meridian):Upon arrival you will be received by our driver guide who will escort you to your hotel for an overnight stay. Day 2 Nairobi-Amboseli National Park: Enjoy your breakfast and after a short briefing, you depart for the Amboseli National park. Lunch awaits you at the beautiful Serena lodge. An afternoon game drive is prepared in search of elephants, lions, buffaloes and more. Dinner an overnight at lodgeDay 3 Amboseli: You are entitled to enjoy morning and evening game drives. Return to camp for overnight stay. Day 4 The Ngorongoro Crater: This morning you will drive towards the Kenya-Tanzania border. After Visa formalities proceed to Arusha where you will have lunch before you continue towards the Ngorongoro. You will arrive at the lodge in the evening. Enjoy the lodge facilities.Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater: After breakfast, we pick up our picnic boxes and head out to explore the Ngorongoro crater. We descend 2000 feet down to the floor of crater for a half day tour. Later drive up the crater rim and return to lodge for your overnight stay. Day 6 Serengeti National Park: We head out to the Serengeti national park. For the next two days, you will be exploring the world’s best-known wildlife sanctuary. Morning and/or evening game viewing has been scheduled for you. Enjoy dinner and overnight at Katikati Tented Camp. Day 7 Serengeti National Park: Enjoy another day exploring the Serengeti National Park. Overnight at Katikati Tented Camp. Day 8 Serengeti- Lake Victoria: We depart from Serengeti plains to Lake Victoria on the Tanzania side. We arrive in time for Lunch. After Lunch you have a chance to enjoy optional activities at the Lake side. Overnight at Speke’s Bay lodge. Day 9 Serengeti National park- Maasai Mara game reserve: We leave Tanzania and travel back to Kenya. We enter through the Isebania border point for Visa formalities and to change vehicles then proceed into Kenya. We arrive in the Maasai Mara in time for Lunch which is followed by a game drive. Overnight stay at Legends Camp Mara. Day 10/11 Masai Mara game Reserve: Spend the days exploring the rolling hills and plains. An optional balloon safari is on offer at an extra cost.  Dinner and overnight at Legends Mara camp.Day 12: Masai Mara game Reserve – Nairobi:   Today marks the end of our safari in Africa. Our Journey back to the city begins after breakfast. We shall drive you to a place of your choice for lunch on your own plans. Later, we shall transfer you to the airport for your outbound flight.

$4381.18 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12 Day Kenya & Tanzania 4 Star

Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi Met, greeted, assisted and transferred to your hotel Day 2: Transfer by road to Amboseli National Reserve followed by an afternoon game drive Day 3: Morning and afternoon game drives at Amboseli National Reserve Day 4: Drive to to Lake Nakuru National Park Day 5: Drive to Maasai Mara National Park followed by a late afternoon game drive Day 6: Morning and afternoon game drives at Maasai Mara National Park Day 7: Fly to The Serengeti Enjoy afternoon game drive Day 8: Morning and afternoon game drives at Serengeti National Park Day 9: Transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater with game viewing en route Day 10: Enjoy a full day Ngorongoro Crater tour with a picnic lunch Day 11: Drive to Lake Manyara National Park and enjoy an afternoon game drive Day 12: Fly from Arusha to Nairobi City

$2738.18 Cultural & Theme Tours

8 Day Tanzania Highlights 3 Star

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, Arusha. Met, greeted, assisted followed by transfer to your hotel.                                                               Day 2: Enjoy a leisurely drive to the Tarangire National Park with game drives en route arriving in time for lunch.                                            Day 3: Spend another day at Tarangire National Park with Morning and afternoon game drives.                                                                     Day 4: Morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy. You will make a stop at a local market and observe local women make their crafts. You may shop for souvenirs.                    Day 5: After an early breakfast, you descend to the Ngorongoro Crater. Today you spend the day on the crater floor viewing game; as many as 30,000 animals populate the crater. Day 6: Transfer by road from Ngorongoro Crater to the Serengeti National Park.  Day 7: Morning and afternoon game drives at Serengeti National Park. Day 8: Transfer to Arusha; airport departure transfer

$2609.15 Cultural & Theme Tours

8 Days Tanzania Classic 4 Star

Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to your hotel.                                                                                                                                  Day 2: Pick up in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park.                                                                                                                  Day 3: Travel from Tarangire to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Day 4: Enjoy full day crater tour and game viewing at Ngorongoro Crater . Day 5: Leisurely drive from Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park. Day 6: Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives at Serengeti. Day 7: Scenic drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Day 8: Drive from Lake Manyara to Arusha.

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