KENYA AND TANZANIA SAFARI & ZANZIBAR ISLAND TOUR
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Serengeti National Park
Traveling through amazing landscapes, we spend time in the unique Maasai Mara National Reserve prior to be two days in the amazing Serengeti National Park and then going to the surreal Ngorongoro Crater.
With walls 2,000 ft high and a crater floor that spreads for 102 sq. miles, it is a virtual Noah's Ark, inhabited by almost every species of wildlife indigenous to East Africa including the rare black rhino.
To finish an extraordinary trip, we will spend three nights on the beach, on the exotic and fascinating Island of Zazibar.
OCTOBER 1 to 11, 2020
- 6 Safari days in powerful and in top condition 4WD LandCruiser with Safari Pop Up Roof, high-end Binoculars, cooler, chargers and a truly spectacular guide.
- 1 night in Nairobi - 2 nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve - 2 nights in Serengeti National Park - 1 night in Ngorongoro Crater
- 3 nights in Zanzibar Island
- 9 Breakfasts - 8 diners - 8 lunches
- Flight from near Ngorongoro Crater to Zanzibar
- All guides fees
- Medical/Accident insurance
$ 5125 per person in Double Occupancy - $5995 per person in Single Occupancy
DEADLINE FOR RESERVATION: MARCH 15, 2020
Day 1 - Thursday October 1:
Fly to Nairobi in Kenya (NBO)
Day 2 - Friday October 2
Welcome and pick-up at the Nairobi airport (NBO).
Transfer to the 4 star-hotel for overnight in Nairobi.
Day 3 - Saturday October 3
Transfer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve which is one of the few places left on earth where wildlife still lives comparatively undisturbed, in the numbers that once roamed the plains and forests of Africa.
At the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, the Mara hosts the spectacular seasonal migration of many thousands of Wildebeest, Zebras and predators. We will arrive on time for a Picnic Lunch followed by an afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight in the Mara Lodge.
Day 4 - Sunday October 4
Full day in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. with picnic lunch.
After breakfast, we have a full day game drive with packed lunch provided. The reserve is well known for its black-manned lion as well as its abundant resident wildlife and its one of the few places where it's possible to see the big five during a morning's game drive. Many of the cheetahs seek shelter from the hot sun under one's vehicle and several even climb onto the roof to get better view of prospective prey.
For the bird enthusiast, almost 500 species have been recorded: among these 16 species of eagle, plus many hawks and falcons, 6 species of vultures, 8 species of storks, 4 of busard (including the Kori bustard, the world's heaviest flying bird), and 9 species of sun birds.
Dinner and overnight in the Mara Lodge.
Day 5 - Monday October 5
We start the day with an early morning game drive in Maasai Mara on our way out of the National reserve. After border formalities, we will drive to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
It will be a long day of driving but the game drives in and out of the parks can be surprisingly incredible. parks. Picnic lunch en route.
Dinner and overnight in Serengeti Lodge.
Day 6 - Tuesday October 6
Full day in the Serengeti with picnic lunch.
One full day in the Serengeti with flexible schedule and unlimited mileage. As you crest the hillside, spread out before you, as far as the eyes can see, is the vast Serengeti National Park. Serengeti mean "endless plains" in Kiswahili and this 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) park is inhabited by more than 2 million large animals including more than a million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of plains zebras, and Thomson's gazelles. Large predators including lions, cheetahs, and hyenas are drawn to the area by this abundance of prey which migrate throughout the park. Many smaller animals like rock hyrax, bat eared foxes, mongoose, honey badger, jackals, monkeys, baboons and African hares also inhabit the area along with nearly 500 species of birds.
Dinner and overnight in Serengeti Lodge
Day 7 - Wednesday October 7
Today you will wake up very early to do an early morning safari before breakfast, to spot the animals when they are more active and also to have a fantastic sunrise in front of you. The sunrise in the African Savannah is one of the most beautiful experiences one can have.
After the game drive, return to the camp for brunch.
In the afternoon, transfer to Ngorongoro Crater, the 8th natural wonder of the world. With walls 2,000 ft high and a crater floor that spreads for 102 sq. miles, it is a virtual Noah's Ark, inhabited by almost every species of wildlife indigenous to East Africa including the rare black rhino.
In fact, the crater has the greatest concentration of wild life in the planet. It contains a river, several swamps, a soda lake that, from the top, looks like steam, full of flamingos, a forest and open plains.
The large bull elephants that reside here have extremely large tusk, due to the rich mineral content of the volcanic soil and its grasses. They are the most incredible elephants you'll ever see in your life.
Dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro Lodge.
Day 8 - Thursday October 8
Game drive and picnic lunch in Ngorongoro Crater.
Afternoon transfer to Arusha airport (ARK) for our flight to Zanzibar Transfer to the hotel for overnight in Zanzibar. Dinner with group.
Day 9 - Friday October 9
Visit Zanzibar. Overnight in Zanzibar. Dinner on your own
Day 10 - Saturday October 10
Visit Zanzibar. Overnight in Zanzibar. Au Revoir dinner with the group.
Day 11 - Sunday October 11
Transfer to the Zanzibar airport (ZNZ) for your flight home.The best is to fly to
Day 12 Monday October 12- Arrive Home.
ALL the CAMPS offer very comfortable large TENTS or solid buildings with ensuite bathroom, Hot & Cold Water, Toiletries, Mosquito Net, Wi-Fi, plenty of socket to charge your phone and laptop. The tents have a patio/sitting room.