9-DAYS KENYA AND TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI

9-days Kenya and Tanzania wildlife safari is a quick and short safari covering Kenya and Tanzania. The safari begins and ends in Nairobi. From Nairobi to Masai Mara, then crossing through Sirare/Isebania border into Tanzania’s  Serengeti, Ngorongoro before returning to Nairobi through Namanga border. This is a private tour for the best safari experiences ever in Kenya and Tanzania.

First head to Lake Nakuru National Park. Come prepared to witness mesmerizing flocks of flamingos and world’s largest populations of Black and white rhinoceros in Lake Nakuru. The Park has Kenya’s largest population of rhinos. During peak season over millions of flamingos and Pelicans congregate on the lake.

Later Visit Masai Mara. The Masai Mara National reserve goes beyond description since it is not just a tourist attraction. The big game in Masai Mara is indeed unforgettable. Masai Mara is only a fraction of the great Mara ecosystem. It is located in the great Rift Valley in southern Kenya bordering the Serengeti in Tanzania.

we will then head to Serengeti National ParkIt is one of the last great wildlife areas in Africa and the most famous. Serengeti National Park is one of the best places in Africa to see lion and cheetah close up. The vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti are without doubt one of Africa’s finest wildlife areas. Being there at the height of the migration is a never to be forgotten experience.

Our 9-days Kenya and Tanzania wildlife safari will come to an end at Ngorongoro crater. The crater (610 metres deep and 260 km squared) is a microcosm of East African scenery and game and is usually visited on the way back from the Serengeti to Arusha. Scenic grandeur and stunning views are the hallmark of this wonder of the world.

 

 

DAY ONE:  ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by Kichaka tours escort and transfer to the Tamarind Tree Hotel.   Perfectly situated between Nairobi’s two airports, The Tamarind Tree Hotel is a modern concept hotel, imbued with an African flavour which will incorporate innovative features to suit the needs of the business and leisure traveler.

Overnight at Tamarind Tree Hotel

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Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

DAY TWO:  NAIROBI TO LAKE NAKURU

Breakfast at your hotel. Depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. This drive will take you past the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley where your driver/guide will stop at a strategic viewpoint for photography. Lunch at Flamingo Hill Tented Lodge.  take an afternoon game viewing drive in the park. The Lake Nakuru National Park is world famous for the pink flamingos which number thousands upon thousands. The rare black rhino, the white rhino and many other wild animals can also be found here. There is a very high chance of seeing the nocturnal and very elusive leopard.

Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.

     

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY THREE: LAKE NAKURU TO MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

Buffet breakfast at  the lodge. Depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya’s finest and best known game reserve. Have Lunch at Mara River Camp and later head out for an afternoon game viewing drive. The greatest attraction in the Mara is watching the animals in their natural element; a lion’s roar, a cheetah making a kill, and the big elephant herds are all very fascinating events. This is the traditional land of the Masai people, nomadic herders who choose a traditional lifestyle and who are permitted to graze their cattle in the area. A proud and largely aloof tribe who have held on to their customs and traditions for hundreds of years. The park’s habitats include the forests along the banks of the Mara and Talek Rivers, acacia forests and open savannah. You will have extended game drives during the day and will also be able to enjoy the rich, tree studded grassland and rolling hills.

Dinner and overnight at Mara River Camp.

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Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY FOUR: MASAI MARA FULL DAY

The famous Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain’s game including the Black Maned Lion, Leopard and Cheetah and the ease of spotting the members of the big five game. It also has numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife available in Kenya. You will have extended game drives during the day and will also be able to enjoy the rich, tree studded grassland and rolling hills.

Dinner and overnight at Mara River Camp.

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Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY FIVE: MASAI MARA TO SERENGETI, TANZANIA

Today you take an early breakfast and leave with Packed lunch to cross the border into Tanzania. You arrive the Isebania border town by around 1100 hours. After customs and immigration procedure, our counterparts from the Tanzania partner office meet you for the drive into Serengeti Game Reserve. With game drive en route, you will arrive Serengeti at around 1500 hours. Rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp

       

 Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY SIX:  SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY

Full day game viewing with optional of packed lunch or return to the lodge for Lunch and proceed with afternoon game drive in Endless of Serengeti national Park till sunset. Serengeti National Park is one of the best-known wildlife sanctuaries in the world.  It covers an area of about 14763sq kms, with various vegetation, grassy plains, savanna acacia lands, wooden hills and mountains which are the backdrops for an extraordinary concentration of animals which reaches its peak during the wildebeest migration.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp 

    

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY SEVEN: SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast, depart for another morning game drive in Serengeti National Park. With Lunch boxes proceed driving to Ngorongoro Conservation area via Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. 

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge

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Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY EIGHT:  FULL DAY NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR  – TRANSFER TO KARATU

Today will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a full day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savanna where the lions hunt for food.  Later  in the late afternoon, leave the Ngorongoro Crater and drive to Karatu area. 

Dinner and overnight at the Farm of Dreams Lodge.

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Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY NINE: DRIVE TO NAIROBI VIA ARUSHA

After breakfast, leave for Nairobi via Arusha. You then proceed to Namanga border and onward to Nairobi if flying out of Nairobi, or fly to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight out of Nairobi.

 

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TOTAL COSTS FOR THE SAFARI

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COST INCLUDES:

  • Full board accommodation on the entire safari
  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • All park entry fees
  • Scheduled game drive
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • Transport based on a luxury vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottle of water during safari
  • Government Taxes
  • Emergency air evacuation cover

COSTS EXCLUDES;

  • Tips and gratitude
  • Laundry
  • Personal effects
  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Extra deviations from itinerary
  • Soft drinks and local beers
  • Balloon Safari
  • Cultural Masai Village Visit

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