11 Days Kenya/Tanzania wildebeest calving safari
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Highlights: Masai Mara, Musoma, Lake Victoria, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Great Rift Valley, Arusha, Nairobi Accommodations: Hotel in Nairobi /Masai Mara/Eco tented camps in Serengeti /Ngorongoro
Description: This is a safari that promises the best of Kenya and Tanzania’s premier parks. Visit the small but rewarding Lake Nakuru National park thereafter proceeding towards Masai Mara (Kenya’s most celebrated game park). This is where the great wildebeest migration is a spectacle to behold for any would be visitor to Kenya mainly in July and October of each year.
In Tanzania, Ngorongoro Crater is said to have the world’s densest population of lion. In Lake Manyara lions have developed a liking for residing in the branches of trees, where they can both sleep and watch for prey whilst the Serengeti is notable for its large migratory herds of wildebeest and zebras with strings of predators in trail. The Ngorongoro crater also offers amazing wildlife viewing and scenery Group Size: 2 pax guaranteed departure.
Tour Price Includes
- Transport in a Custom made tour van in Kenya and 4×4 land cruiser in Tanzania
- Full board accommodations budget lodges/Tented camps
- Services of a professional English speaking guide
- 1 Night Nairobi hotel accommodations
- Extensive game drives as detailed in the program
- Game parks or national parks entry fees
- Three meals per day whilst on safari
- Boat Ride at Lake Victoria
- Crater service fees/conservation fees
- Arusha /Nairobi Shuttle transfers
- 1 litre Mineral water per person per day
- Tips, Laundry , Beverages/Drinks
- International flights
- Cultural visits to Masai villages
- Personal effects– Kenya /Tanzania Visas
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi after the safari
- Holiday supplement
Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer you to Best Western Meridian Hotel for
overnight stay in readiness for an adventure safari the following morning
Day 2: Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve
via the scenic floor of the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara. Lunch then proceed for evening
game drives. Dinner and overnight stay at Enkorok Mara Camp
Day 3 & 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Full days spent exploring the park in search of the big 5 and other predatosr. Optional hot air
balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight
stay at Enkorok Mara Camp
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 5: Maasai Mara – Speke Bay Boat Ride
We leave the camp soon after breakfast and proceed to Tanzania via Isebania Border –
proceed to Speke bay lodge where you spend the afternoon taking a boat ride Speke Bay Lodge is located on the south-eastern shore of Lake Victoria in Tanzania, East Africa. It is 15 kilometers from the Serengeti National Park. Speke Bay is part of Speke Gulf, named after the famous explorer John Hanning Speke, who, in 1858, discovered Lake Victoria to be the source of the Nile. Embraced by savannah, the Lodge looks like a small village, stretched out along the shores of the lake
Day 6: Speke Bay – Serengeti National Park
Enter Serengeti via Ndabaka gate for a full day game drives, we drive south and west to the western corridor of the great Serengeti via Ndabaka Gate with a picnic lunch .dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp.
Day 7 & 8:Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park is arguably the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. During the months December through March the seemingly unending plains of the southern Serengeti and the Conservation Area are inhabited by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. The great herds graze on rain ripened grass. In the calving season (late January through mid March) the herds concentrate at the Ndutu and Salei plains (Southern Serengeti / Ngorongoro Conservation Area) attracting the attention of predators like lion, cheetah and hyena.
Day 9:Ngorongoro- Crate Tour
Day 10:Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara National Park
game viewing of large families of the primates.
Day & 11: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Nairobi