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13 Day Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife Viewing Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Kenya   Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2900 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4830 US Dollar (USD)

An exciting 12-day trip encompassing Kenya's and Tanzania's major national parks, such as Aberdares, Lake Kakuru, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Amboseli.

An ideal safari for those who want to combine Kenya and Tanzania! It includes, the cosmopolitan city of Nairobi, the famous Masai Mara, The Great Rift Valley and its lakes, Amboseli situated at the foothills of the highest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro, with its herds of elephants, Ngorongoro Crater where some of the world’s last black rhino’s are sheltered, Manyara famous for its birdlife ,tree climbing lion. Each landscape offers unique landscapes, wildlife and culture.

The Tour is available as Private or seat in a safari vehicle with excellent Accommodation in Lodges, or alternative of some Executive Tented Camp or Tailor made option. Contact us for Individuals, Families, Groups or Incentives safaris for our very special offers.

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi.
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, after disembarking from the aircraft, you clear customs and immigration formalities. You will be met and assisted by our representative and transferred to your Nairobi Hotel, which is situated within the city centre. The day is at leisure. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.

Day 2: Nairobi – Tree Hotel (Aberdares National Park).
Drive via lush Kikuyu land to your all night game viewing lodge. From the balcony of the lodge you can see game coming to drink from the flood-lit waterhole. Overnight at Treetop Lodge or the Ark Hotel. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 3: Aberdares - Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha.
Breakfast at your lodge. Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for Lunch and game drive in the park. Continue to Lake Naivasha – the highest and purest of the Great Rift Valley lakes. This area is famous for its birdlife – a breeding ground for pelicans, fish eagles, cormorants and more. You will also find other animals such as hippos, zebra antelopes, colobus monkeys. Over night at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge or Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge on full board basis.

Day 4: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Traverse the Rift Valley and ascend its western rim into the Masai land. Red-clad, with spear Masai warriors tend their herds of cattle among the wildlife, admirably unmoved by the presence of large predators. Afternoon game drive in search of wildlife. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge based on full board.

Day 5: Full day in Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

Morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities. The most spectacular feature is the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from the plains of Serengeti that cross the Tanzanian border and rivers to reach the Mara’s grasslands from late June, tracked by predators: lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and circled by vultures as the journey unfolds. Apart from the seasonal migration, game viewing is excellent year round. Game includes: - elephant, Black Rhino, buffalo, wildebeest, Burchell’s zebra, hartebeest, various antelope and gazelle, lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant cheetah, hippo, crocodile and much more. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge based on full board.

Day 6: Maasai Mara - Isebania - Serengeti National Park.
After breakfast depart with picnic lunch to Isebania border where you will clear customs and board the Tanzanian Vehicles. Drive to your lodge situated in the Serengeti National Park with a game drive enroute. This enormous park supports every variety of animals imaginable - from large predators such as lion, leopard and cheetah to the smaller herbivores they prey on. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge based on full board.

Day 7: Full day in Serengeti National Park.
Breakfast at your lodge. Morning and afternoon game drives. More than two million wildebeest, Thompson’s gazelle and zebra gather during the migration, attracting a great deal of attention from their predators such as lion, hyena, cheetah and leopard. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge based on full board.

Day 8: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater.

After breakfast drive to drive to Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man’s earliest known ancestral remains. Continue to your lodge situated on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater. The crater covers over 250 square kilometers (over 100 square miles) of land and is the home of the rare black rhino, prides of lion, elephant, cheetah and great herds of buffalo, antelope and wildebeest. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge full board basis.

Day 9: Full day in Ngorongoro Crater.
Today you will descend 600 m (over 2000 feet) to the floor of the crater for a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkey and elephant, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open Savannah where the lions hunt for food. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge full board basis.

Day 10: Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara National Park.
Breakfast at your lodge. Drive to Lake Manyara famous for its prolific bird-life and other inhabitants such as hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions Lunch at your lodge. This afternoon you will drive down for a game drive. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Hotel full board basis.

Day 11: Lake Manyara - Arusha – Amboseli National Park.
After breakfast drive to Arusha to arrive in time for lunch at Impala Hotel. Transfer to Namanga border where you clear customs and meet your Kenya guides again. Board the Kenyan vehicles and drive to Amboseli National Park. Enjoy an evening game drive en-route to your lodge. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge full board basis.

Day 12: Amboseli National Park.

A full day in Amboseli with game drives, all meals and overnight at your lodge. Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. Set in rolling Savannah scenery it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at 5,896 meters, is the highest free-standing mountain in the world and topped by one fifth of all the ice in Africa. Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephant accompanied by a kaleidoscope of other fabulous beasts - lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle, hippo and wildebeest to name but a few. There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptilian, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge full board basis.

Day 13: Amboseli - Nairobi - Depart.
Breakfast at your lodge. Transfer to Nairobi. Lunch will be served at Carnivore Restaurant. Free afternoon for shopping. Evening transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 12 Nights accommodation based on twin or double sharing in Luxury lodges
- All meals included on as per the itinerary
- Transport by private safari minibus with pop-up roof for game drive in Kenya.
- Transport by 4x4 safari vehicles in Tanzania
- Professional English speaking driver guides.
- Half Day Excursion in Nairobi on last day.
- All game viewing drives and park entrance fees
- All Airport transfers in Nairobi.
- Vehicle fitted with 2 way high frequency radio communicating system.

Price Excludes:
- International airfare
- Visa charges
- Laundry, telephone, fax charges in hotels and lodges
- Telephone or Fax bills
- Beverages in hotels and lodges
- Tips or gratuities for driver and hotel staff
- Any extras that are not mentioned above.
- Airport Departure Tax for International Flights if any
- Items of personal nature like souvenirs etc
- Travel insurance including damage or loss of luggage and or Personal injury.

Prices are structured according to following seasons:
- High Season – 21st December to 31st March and 01st July to 20th December
- Low Season – 01st April to 30th May.

- Minimum cost US$2900 based on over 4 pax traveling together in the month of April to May
- Maximum cost US$4830 based on 2 pax traveling together in the Month of June to October.

About This Supplier
Location: Kenya
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2008

M17843 is a Destination Management Company based in Kenya. The Company is owner managed and provides tours and travel related services in East Africa region. The company was started in year 2006 with the aim of providing quality tours and safaris to individuals, families, special interest groups and incentives travel...

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