9 Days Masai Mara Lake Manyara Serengeti Ngoro Ngoro Crater Group Joining Safari
Day 1 Nairobi Masai Mara
Depart from Nairobi in the morning and drive along the floor of the Rift Valley to Masai Mara arriving at the camp in the afternoon for lunch. Afternoon game drive is offered Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sidai Campsite
Day 2 Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5.Morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sidai Campsite
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures
Day 3 Masai-Nairobi
Depart soon after breakfast and drive to Nairobi to arrive late afternoon Diner and overnight at Kenya comfort hotel
Day 4 Nairobi - Arusha Via Namanga Border
Pick up from the hotel and transferred by shuttle bus to Arusha Via Namanga border to arrive in late afternoon Diner and overnight at crown hotel
Day 5 Arusha - Lake Manyara National park
After breakfast depart for Lake Manyara National park with Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from, the view is always fantastic. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Twiga campsite
Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting.
Day 6 Lake Manyara Serengeti
After breakfast we break the camp passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of Leakey’s family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Meals and overnight at Seronera campsite.
Day 7 Serengeti National park
A full day with morning and afternoon game drives to explore the plains. Dinner and overnight at Seronera campsite.
Serengeti is easily Tanzania’s most famous national park, and it’s also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometres of protected area that borders Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Park It is the Migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat. Join us to explore the different forms of vegetation and landscapes of the Serengeti ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating inhabitants
Day 8 Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning breakfast then descend to the crater with picnic lunch for a full day crater tour, you will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle. Explore the crater before ascending back to the Ngorongoro Simba Public/Kudu campsite for dinner and overnight.
The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals. Ngorongoro and other freestanding mountains are volcanic in origin, formed during the fracturing process that created the Rift valley 15 to 20 million years ago. When it peaked in size 3 million years ago it was a similar height to Mt. Kilimanjaro today.
Day 9 Ngorongoro – Arusha – Nairobi
drive to Arusha town to arrive by noon and connect a shuttle bus to Nairobi drop off at the airport
Where the safari ends.
- Cost per person joining a group US$ 1600
Tour Price Includes
-Transport in a Custom made tour van in Kenya and 4x4 land cruiser in Tanzania
- Crater service fees/conservation fees.
- Services of a professional English
- Game parks or national parks entry fees;
- Complementary return airport Transfers
- Campsite fees;- Camping gear
- Use of our two/three person tents;
- Foam mattresses;
- 1 night accommodations in Nairobi on bed and breakfast basis
- - 1 night accommodations in Arusha on bed and breakfast basis
- Arusha Nairobi shuttle bus transfers
- Three meals per day whilst on safari, prepared by our cook
- 1 litre Mineral water per person per day
- Cultural visits to Maasai villages
- Personal effects
- Kenya /Tanzania Visas