10 DAYS KENYA AND TANZANIA BUDGET SAFARI: MASAI MARA /NAKURU/ARUSHA/MANYARA /NGORONGORO /SERENGETI
Day 1: Nairobi- Masai Mara
We will pick you from your hotel at 8:00 A.M and head west for Masai Mara Game Reserve, with lunch on the way; we will have stops on the way at scenic stops, arriving in Masai Mara, in time for the sundowner game drive. Your Kenya Safari adventure will begin with game-viewing on this Kenya’s finest wildlife reserve. The landscape is covered with large herds of elephants, buffalos, prides of lions, coalitions of cheetahs and so much more. During the months of July-October, millions of wildebeest, migrate to the Masai Mara from the neighboring Serengeti, this provides a stunning spectacle of your visit to Masai Mara. This is in addition to the permanent residents of The Masai Mara Game Reserve. After your sundowner game drive, you will head back to the camp, for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: A Full Day Exploring Masai Mara
You have breakfast at the camp. Later we will proceed to the park for a full day exploring the Masai plains, tracking the diverse wildlife here. The Masai Mara Landscape is comprised of herds of elephants grazing on the vast Mara savannah land. The zebras and gazelles get in to the wildlife party. The cheetahs are also hunting for prey and lion prides roam around after their hunting looking for a shade as the day progresses. The elusive leopards are also in plenty ensuring that you get a glance. From July- October, the wildebeest and a number of zebras, cross the Mara River, from Serengeti, creating one of the most spectacular safari experiences in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Throughout the year, there is high concentration of wildlife in Masai Mara than any other place in the world. The game drive will end at around 1700hrs and we will go back to our lodge/camp, for relaxing or optional activities.
Day 3: Masai Mara -Lake Nakuru
This starts with an early breakfast, followed by an early morning game drive as we exit the Park and head on to Lake Nakuru. On the way, you will marvel at the scenic views of the Rift Valley, and the beautiful scenery will leave you with a deeper appreciation of your Kenya safari experience. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi
The Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the most beautiful National Parks in Kenya. Over a million flamingos can be found here, turning the lake shore pink. The National park is also home to over 400 species of birds, offering you sweet melodious sounds and a nature experience like no other. Lake Nakuru is also home to the endangered black and white rhinos. Looking in the trees you will also spot the giraffes and if you look on the treetops, you will see the lions staring at your safari vehicle. Zebra herds can also be found grazing on the rich grass found here. Later, we will exit the park and head back to Nairobi, with lunch on the way. You will be dropped off at your hotel- HOTEL ON OWN.
Day 5: Nairobi – Arusha
Departing from Nairobi with a shuttle to Arusha. You will arrive in Namanga Border for immigration procedures and then proceed on to Arusha to arrive in the afternoon. Check in to the hotel booked for bed and breakfast. You will rest and relax for the rest of the day as you prepare for the next day safari.(dinner on own)
Day 6: Arusha – Lake Manyara
Our professional driver guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning, who will brief you about the safari and after depart for Lake Manyara arriving at your camp in time for lunch. Later, we head into the park for game viewing. This soda ash lake consists of huge flocks of flamingos, giving a breath-taking scenery. The park is also famously known for its tree-climbing lions, big number of elephants, giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, warthogs, baboons and the lesser known wildlife like the dik-diks, and the klipspringer. Dinner and overnight will be in basic tents at the Panorama Campsite/Similar.
Day 7: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After our breakfast, we head to Serengeti via the Ol Duvai Gorge Museum, where the early man appeared, a million years ago (You can make an optional visit at the museum at an extra cost of 40$ per person). Upon arrival, we will head to the Serengeti National Park, which is widely known for the greatest wildlife spectacle, the great migration of wildebeest. The Plains are also home to resident population of elephants, cheetahs, lions, giraffes and birds. Dinner and overnight shall be at the temporary fixed tents in Seronera Campsite/Similar.
Day 8: Serengeti- Ngorongoro
After breakfast you will have your final game drive in Serengeti National Park, known for the great wildebeest migration and many animals. Later depart to Ngorongoro Crater with your lunch en-route arriving in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at basic tents.
Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater- Arusha
After breakfast, leave with packed lunch and descend 600m into the Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hours game drive. Ngorongoro Crater has a stunning landscape consisting of the vast expanses of woodlands, savannah forests and highlands. This combined with a high concentration of wildlife, ranging from the endangered rhino species, the big cats, which include the lions, the elusive leopard, cheetahs etc. and others like zebras, buffalos, elands, warthogs, hippos and the giant African elephants, makes it one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Later drive back to Arusha, with a drop off at your hotel, booked on Bed and Breakfast- Dinner on Own.
Day 10: Arusha – Zanzibar OR Nairobi
After breakfast Pickup from the Hotel and drop you at the Airport to connect your Flight to Zanzibar evening for drop-off at the hotel or drop-off at the shuttle bus, that will transfer you to Nairobi.
10 days Kenya and Tanzania wildlife safari is a camping safari that gives you an authentic nature safari experience. We cover Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara.
Transport on a safari van Kenya part and Land Cruiser in Tanzania part.
Accommodation as per itinerary
Two Night Accommodation in Arusha
3 meals a day while on safari
Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
All park entrance fees
All game drives
Transport from Nairobi – Tanzania/ Nairobi
1 litre of Mineral water each day
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic & Soft drinks
Visa to Maasai village 10 $ p.p
Olduvai George 40 $ p.p
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