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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.

$2025 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tanzania Wildlife Safari (Serengeti Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara) - 5 days

Day 1 – Arusha – Lake ManyaraPick up from Arusha City or Airport on arrival and transfer to Lake Manyara National park for a game drive. Lunch will be provided at midday. Afternoon game drive still in Mayara NP. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in ManyaraDay 2 – Lake Manyara – Serengeti PlainsAfter breakfast proceed to Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Lunch at midday. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Seronera.  Day 3 – Serengeti PlainsFull day games drive still in the famous Serengeti National Park. All meals ad overnight at the lodge is Seronera Area. Day 4 – Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro craterAfter breakfast proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation area. Stop briefly at Olduvai Gorge for a visit. Soon after you will arrive on the Ngorongoro Crater rim for Lunch. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.Day 5 – Ngorongoro crater – ArushaEarly in the morning descend into the crater for a tour. picnic breakfast will be provided on the crater floor. Game drive and Lunch will follow. Early in the evening ascend out and proceed to Arusha, today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward travel arrangements or and extension like Zanzibar beach holiday please enquire. End of our services.

$1400 Outdoor Activities

6 Days Tanzania Budget Camping Safari

Day 1:After breakfast from Arusha, proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunches, Later proceed to SUNBRIGHT CAMPSITE for dinner and overnight stay. Day 2 :After breakfast, proceed to Serengeti National Park for a game drive with picnic lunches, Dinner and overnight at SERONERA CAMPSITE. Day 3 :Early morning game drive Serengeti National Park, back for breakfast and relax. Later again proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches, Dinner and overnight at SERONERA CAMPSITE. Day 4 :Early morning game drive Serengeti National Park, back for breakfast and then proceed to Ngorongoro Crater, en route game drive with picnic lunches, Later proceed to NGORONGORO SIMBA CAMPSITE for dinner and overnight stay. Day 5 :After early breakfast, proceed for a Full Day Crater tour with picnic lunches at Ngorongoro Crater, later proceed for Dinner and overnight at SUNBRIGHT CAMPISITE MANYARA. Day 6 :After early breakfast, proceed for a full day game drive at Tarangire National Park with picnic lunches, Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening.

$6414 Outdoor Activities

Private Guided Kilimanjaro Trek & Tanzania Safari

Day 1: – Kilimanjaro Airport - ArushaMeet on arrival, transfer Arusha for overnight at The African Tulip. Meals included: N/ADay 2: Arusha - Tarangire Park - Crater RimAfter breakfast, depart for your private safari to Tarangire National Park. Proceed to Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, perched right on the Crater rim, and enjoy a magnificent sunset over the Crater. B, L, D, includedDay 3: Ngorongoro Crater - ArushaMorning game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater, transfer back to Arusha for overnight at The African Tulip. B, L, includedDay 4: Arusha - Londorossi Gate - Mti Mkubwa CampElevation (m): 1,390m to 2,360m to 2,895m, Hiking Time: 4 hoursBreakfast, drive to Londorossi Gate for registration, then drive further up to Lemosho Glades to begin your 3-4 hours hike to Mti Mkubwa Camp. B, L, D, includedDay 5: Mti Mkubwa - Shira1 CampElevation (m): 2,895m to 3,505m, Hiking Time: 5-6 hoursBreakfast, climb to Shira Plateau. Overnight at Shira1 Camp, B, L, D, includedDay 6: Shira1 Camp - Shira2 CampElevation (m): 3,505m to 3,840m, Hiking Time: 4 hours.Cross Shira Plateau to reach Shira 2 Camp, which is located next to a stream. Overnight at Shira 2 Camp. B, L, D, includedDay 7: Shira2 Camp - Lava Tower - Barranco CampElevation (m): 3,840m to 4,630m to 3,950m, Walking Time: 5-7 hoursBreakfast, walk up a steepening path toward Lava Tower, descend to Barranco Camp at 3,950 m/12,960 ft. On this day, be careful to notice any signs of altitude sickness. Overnight at Barranco Camp, B, L, D, includedDay 8: Barranco Camp - Karanga CampElevation (m): 3950m to 4200m, Hiking Time: 4 hours.Breakfast, climb this awesome obstacle head down through the Karanga Valley. Overnight at Karanga Camp. B, L, D includedDay 9: Karanga Camp - Barafu CampElevation (m): 4200m to 4550m, Hiking Time: 4 hours Prepare your equipment for your summit climb. Go to bed by 7pm, try to get a few hours of precious sleep. Overnight at Barafu Camp. B, L, D, includedDay 10: Barafu Camp - Uhuru Peak - Mweka CampElevation (m): 4,550m to 5,895m (and down to 3,100m), Hiking Time: 6 - 8 hours up / 7 - 8 hours downWake up at 11:00pm, start 6-hour summit attempt, enjoy your accomplishment, descent back to Barafu Camp, then hike down to Mweka Camp. Overnight at Mweka Camp. B, L, D, included.Day 11: Mweka Camp - Mweka Gate - ArushaElevation (m): 3,100m to 1,980m to 890m, Hiking Time: 3 - 4 hoursBreakfast, hike back to the park gate. then drive back to Arusha for a comfortable night at The African Tulip, Breakfast & Lunch includedDay 12: Arusha - Kilimanjaro Airport, Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight home*B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner

$1225 Cultural & Theme Tours

5 Days Tanzania Safari

Day 1;Arusha City/Tarangire National ParkAfter breakfast at your place, you will be pick up at 08h00 this morning you will drive southwest through Masai steppe land to Tarangire National Park with picnic Lunch .You will spend the rest of the day game viewing in Tarangire. After Lunch you will proceed with game drives until mid afternoon when you will start drive to Mto wa mbu for overnight.Dinner and Overnight at Twiga Campsite. FB Day 2: Serengeti National ParkAfter leisure breakfast, with picnic lunch drive past the great rift valley escarpment and through the wheat and coffee farms towards Ngorongoro conservation area, after processing all the permits proceed to Serengeti National Park where you will have chance stop for a short visit of Olduvai gorge if you like (optional tour), Picnic lunch will be provided at Naabi hill gate. After Lunch proceed to Central Serengeti with game drives en route to the Camp. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Public Campsite. FB Day 3:Serengeti National ParkYou will spend full the day game viewing in central Serengeti and Seronera River Valley, to maximize the chances to see more. This area is rich with wildlife all year around and a common place to see big cats especially Leopards and Lions. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Public Campsite. FB Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater Full day tourAfter early breakfast at the Camp, depart with picnic Lunch and drive to the Ngorongoro crater, where you will spend the rest of the day exploring Ngorongoro crater which is a World Heritage Site and home to nearly 25,000 animals. You will take time out to stretch your legs and enjoy your picnic lunch at Ngoitokitok Springs watching the hippos jostle for position in the water. After lunch you will proceed with game viewing leaving the crater floor in the late afternoon and drive to Simba Campsite Karatu. FB Day 5: Ngorongoro/Lake Manyara/ArushaAfter breakfast you will drive to Lake Manyara National Park for Game drives, were you will spend the half day game viewing at this magnificent park which is dominated by underground water forest, and alkaline lake where thousands of flamingoes can be seen at a certain time of the year.Picnic lunch will be served, and late afternoon drive back to Arusha for Drop off.End of the Service.

$2481 Outdoor Activities

5 Days Best Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit

Day 1 - Arrive at (JRO):Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and then transferred to Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa on Bed and Breakfast.Day 2 - Lake Manyara National Park:At 8:30 am you will be greeted by your guide and after an approximately 2-hour drive you will reach the Lake National Park. It is said to be the "loveliest (lake)... in Africa," Lake Manyara is covering 127 square miles (329 km2) of Lake Manyara National Park, the lake's alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km2), and then proceeds on your own arrangements. Overnight at Country Lodge on Full board. Day 3 - Serengeti National Park: Morning drive to Serengeti National Park with an optional - visit to Olduvai Gorge (Millions of years ago, the site was that of a large lake, the shores of which were covered with successive deposits of volcanic ash. The park lies in the north of the country, bordered to the north by the national Tanzania and Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Masai Mara National Park Reserve. Overnight at Mawe Luxury Tented Camp on Full Board basis.Day 4 - Serengeti National Park - Ndutu Area:You will spend a full day following the great Migration in the southern Serengeti around Ndutu Area. During January/February, ndutu area is well known for the Great Wildebeests Migration, Big Cats including lion, cheetah, almost treeless grassland of the south is the most emblematic scenery of the park. . Other hoofed animals - zebra, gazelle, impala, hartebeest, topi, buffalo, and water-buck - also occur in huge numbers thru out the year. Drive to Mawe Luxury Tented Camp to overnight on Full Board basis. Day  5 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Wake ups call at 6:00 am, and then have just a cup of hot coffee then proceed for the early morning game drive, this morning game drive is very important as you will be able to witness the early morning kills from the big five only if you will be lucky enough. After the game drive back to the Lodge at 9:30 am in order to have your main breakfast, there after you will check out the Lodge and proceed with game drives en-route to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Stay overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge to overnight on Full Board basis. Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater Tour - Drive Back to Arusha: Descend the Ngorongoro Crater for tour. This is world heritage site; the incomparable Ngorongoro crater is the world's largest "caldera". Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 m high & presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see elephant to lion, black rhino etc. Afternoon drive to Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa on B/B basis.

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