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East Africa is THE family vacation destination. It is a combination of world famous African game coupled with an experience of the interesting local culture. More than this there is the beautiful scenery and the opportunity to add an African beach stay at the end. These features combine to make this a unique safari experience - one that will never be forgotten. Small group sizes (maximum 7 persons) with each getting a window seat - this then is the way wildlife game has to be seen and experienced.Special: 3 person sharing one room discount of $150 per person.International airfares Insurance/visas Tips/gratuities Game park fees currently at $735 per person for 15 safaris21-0131-12
Day 1 : Arrive Nairobi (Kenya)
Karibu! We are warmly received in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. The Kiswahili language here is often easily understood as many people mix in English words, in fact more people in Kenya speak English than in any other African country.
Overnight: Pan Africa Hotel (1 night)
Day 2 : Nairobi/Lake Naivasha (105 Kms)
After breakfast we drive to Lake Naivasha, which is located north west of Nairobi. Lake Naivasha is part of the Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley*, home to 13 globally threatened bird species and some of the highest bird diversities in the world. It is the single most important foraging site for the lesser flamingo anywhere, and a major nesting and breeding ground for great white pelicans. The property features sizeable mammal populations, including black rhino, Rothschild's giraffe, greater kudu, lion, cheetah and wild dogs and is valuable for the study of ecological processes of major importance. We arrive just in time for lunch after which we enjoy a unique experience on a boat safari on Lake Naivasha. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows.
Overnight: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge (1 night)
Day 3 : Lake Naivasha/Masai Mara (310 Kms)
After breakfast we continue on our 4x4’s to the incredible Masai Mara Game Reserve known for its game drives through rough and country side road and home to the Big Five and Big cats, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. As we enter the Mara we start with a game drive before reaching our deluxe lodge.
Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge Lodge/Ashnil Lodge or Mara Sarova Camp (2 nights)
Day 4 : Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities. Blessed with a permanent water supply, Masai Mara has a permanent population of plains game. The "big five" - elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino are quite common. We may take an early morning optional balloon excursion to experience a birds-eye view of the vast Mara.
Day 5 : Masai Mara/Serengeti (TANZANIA) (275 Kms)
Today we depart for Tanzania, home to the best game in the world. We cross the Isebania Border to Tanzania - also the home of Mount Kilimanjaro, the world famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Game Parks as well as the spice island of Zanzibar. Our destination is Serengeti which literally means "endless plains".
Overnight: Serengeti Serena Lodge/Bilila Lodge Kempenski.
Day 6 : Serengeti
We begin our Tanzanian adventure at the world famous wildlife sanctuary - the Serengeti National Park which at 14,763 sq kms is the largest National Park in Tanzania. Summed up as 'one of the most unique areas in the world', Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale, which has no parallel anywhere in the world. The abundance of herbivores includes wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Topi, Buffalo, and Hartebeest, to name but a few. Serengeti is also famous for Predators e.g. Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Hyena and contains a wide variety of bird life, believed to be in the region of 500 species.
Day 7 : Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater (145 Kms)
Another day game drive in Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. We explore various areas like Moro kopjes and Gol kopjes. The extensive grasslands are interspersed with Kopjes rocky outcrops like islands in the flat plain, each with their own wildlife communities. Discover the Seronera River which flows through the park, providing habitats for a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles. In the afternoon we proceed to Nabi Hill gate were you enjoy our picnic lunch before proceeding to the Malanja depression in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Explorean (1 night)
Day 8 : Ngorongoro Crater/Lake Manyara (60 Kms)
Today we explore the Ngorongoro Conservation Area*, which spans vast expanses of highland plains, savanna, savanna woodlands and forests. Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing, it includes the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest caldera. Extensive archaeological research has also yielded a long sequence of evidence of human evolution and human-environment dynamics, including early hominid footprints dating back 3.6 million years. We descend to the famous Ngorongoro Crater for a day of superb game viewing as it is a haven for an estimated 30,000 large mammals, including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, hyena, hippo, wildebeest, baboon, gazelle and the endangered black Rhino. After our safari we drive to Lake Manyara in the late afternoon.
Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge/Kirurumu Tented Lodge (2 nights)
Day 9 : Lake Manyara
After breakfast we drive down to Lake Manyara National Park, which is one of the finest parks in Tanzania. You will enjoy your game drive followed by lunch. After lunch, we will visit the village of Mto Wa Mbu and The Great Rift Valley and then proceed to your unique safari lodge which offers a spectacular view of Lake Manyara National Park.
Day 10 : Lake Manyara/Arusha/Amboseli (KENYA) (205 Kms)
Lake Manyara/Arusha/Amboseli (KENYA) (205 Kms) After our Northern Tanzania game experience, we take another scenic drive crossing the beautiful Great Rift Valley to the colorful villages of Mto wa Mbu and Makuyuni. At Arusha, which is the exact center between Cape Town and Cairo, we stop for lunch. We then cross the Namanga border between Tanzania and Kenya and then drive to the Amboseli National Park that is situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro (5922 meters/19,430 ft). Amboseli is also famous for its vast herds of elephants and stunning views of Kilimanjaro. We take the opportunity of another game drive before checking into our lodge for the night.
Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge/Amboseli Oltukai Lodge (2 nights).
Day 11 : Arrive Nairobi (KENYA) Karibu! We are warmly received in Kenya's capital, Nairobi
After breakfast drive to Amboseli, situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro (19,430 ft). Amboseli is famous for its vast herds of elephants and stunning views of Kilimanjaro on clear days. Be sure to have your camera ready. Lunch at the lodge and afternoon game drive en route to your lodge in search of Elephant, Giraffe, Buffalo and much more.
Day 12 : Amboseli / Nairobi (220 Kms) / Departure
After breakfast at our lodge, we go on a farewell safari at the Amboseli. With lunch at the lodge, we bid kwaheri as we drive to Nairobi airport for our departure flight. For optional extension to Zanzibar, Mombasa, Lamu or joining our gorilla safaris, please ask for details.
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||$ 3350 / Adult|
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
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* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
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* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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