Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife Viewing Safari 21 Days and 20 Nights
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Last updated: 01/26/2010
This is an exciting 21 days safari which will take you into some of the best wildlife sanctuaries and adventurous spots in Kenya and Tanzania. This trip will start in Nairobi City taking you through to all the above mentioned parks in Kenya and Tanzania. During your safari you will have an opportunity to spot plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya's big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard among a host of other different animal species. You will travel in a private safari minivan and spend the nights in camps. Our experienced chef will accompany you to prepare all your meals.
Day 21:Arusha Town – Nairobi – Departure
After breakfast, you will board the 8.00am shuttle bus to Nairobi and arrive at 2.00pm in the afternoon. Alternatively, you may have the morning at leisure then board the 2.00pm shuttle bus to Nairobi arriving at 8.00pm and be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight to your next destination.
End of safari
Nairobi - Maasai Mara(2 Full Days)
After breakfast, embark on your trip to the Maasai Mara National Game Reserve, stopping at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley, arriving in time for lunch, thereafter proceed for a late afternoon game viewing drive till dusk in the park, which is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania's Serengeti National Reserve as an artificial border only separates the two.
The Maasai Mara, now The New 7th wonder of the world and 4th preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.
Dinner and Overnight at Mara Springs Camp.
Mara-Mt Kenya(2 Full Days)
Early morning, pre breakfast game viewing drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast.
After breakfast depart for Mt Kenya National Park with lunch enroute in Nanyuki town. You will arrive in the early afternoon, if time allows, you will be taken for an afternoon game viewing drive till dusk.
Dinner and Overnight at Mountain lodge or Rutundu fishes lodge.
After early breakfast depart for Nyeri which is the location of the Aberdares National Park and pass through Naivasha where the beautiful bird filled lake can be seen. Mount Longonot is also visible along the way.
Dinner and overnight at Treetops lodge.
Aberdare National Park – Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast, enjoy morning game viewing within Aberdare then break for lunch. After lunch, you will depart Aberdare and head into Samburu National Reserve where you will have the chance to spot some of the most endangered species in Kenya. You will arrive in the evening and check in to your camp for dinner, rest and overnight stay.
Samburu National Reserve is a wildlife haven. Here you will spot Africa's big cats-lions, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. Some animals are unique to this northern Kenya Park; gravy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, kudus and gerenuk. The Ewaso Nyiro River, which is the boundary with the neighboring Buffalo Springs National Reserve, is where the elephant buffalo and other animal species gather for a drink. You will find the scenic semiarid landscape quite dramatic. The reserve is located within the lands of the colorful semi-nomadic Samburu tribesmen.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at Samburu Campsite
Samburu National Reserve (2 Full Days)
You will spend these two full days game viewing within this extensive reserve where you stand a chance to see elephants, lions, and the northern specialties such as the Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx and Gravy’s Zebras. You may also see crocodiles getting some sun on the sandbank or snapping their jaws during their feed. In one of the afternoons, we can organize a visit to the nearby Samburu Villages for a cultural visit (at an extra cost of $25 per person).
In addition to Kamunyak, the renowned lioness famous for adopting oryx calves, the Samburu National Reserve boasts of some several species of animals which are considered unique to the region, including its unique dry-country animal life. All three big cats, Lion, Cheetah and Leopard can be found here, as well as Elephants, Buffalos and Hippos. Other mammals frequently seen in the park include Gerenuk, Grant's gazelle, Kirk's Dik-dik, Impala, Waterbuck, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Reticulated Giraffe. Rhinos are no longer present in the park due to heavy poaching. There are over 350 species of birds which include Somali Ostrich, Kingfisher, Sunbird, Bee-eater, Marabou Stork, Tawny Eagle, Bateleur, Guinea fowl and Vultures. The Ewaso Nyiro River contains large numbers of the Nile crocodile.
All meals and overnight stay at Samburu Campsite
Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park
Enjoy early morning pre breakfast game viewing within Samburu before returning to your camp for breakfast. After breakfast you will depart Samburu National Reserve with a packed picnic lunch and head into Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in the afternoon. After check in and rest depart at 4.00pm for afternoon game viewing till evening when you will be transferred back to your camp for overnight and dinner.
Lake Nakuru National Park is a sea of flaming pink as far as the eye can see. These millions of flamingoes are always seeking for their food in the salty deep green waters of Lake Nakuru. The protected area is primarily for birds of which 400 to 500 species can be found here including cormorants and pelicans. Visitors to Lake Nakuru National Park are also sure to catch a glimpse of Thomson gazelle, impala, waterbuck, giraffe, buffalo, white and black rhino as well as baboon.
Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Guesthouse
Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate National Park
Early in the morning, depart for pre breakfast game viewing then return to your lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, depart Lake Nakuru and head to Lake Naivasha. Upon arrival you will check in to your camp and depart with a packed picnic lunch for a tour around the lake. In the afternoon, you will visit Hell’s Gate National Park where you will enjoy biking, hiking, or rock climbing. In the evening, you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight.
Lake Naivasha is the highest of all the Rift Valley Lakes at 1880 m above sea level. This area is a birdwatcher's paradise with over 450 species of recorded birds in the area. A small islet on the lake is home to a number of wildlife. One can enjoy a boat safari, viewing wildlife and birds from the tranquil lake. A private ranch (Kongoni Game Sanctuary) located in the area which is a home to lions, leopards, cheetah and some translocated Grevy's zebras.
Lunch, dinner and Overnight Stay at Crayfish Camp
Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast you will depart Lake Naivasha for the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve arriving in time for lunch at your camp. After lunch, depart at 4.00pm to enjoy your first game viewing drive till evening. After your game drive, you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight.
The Maasai Mara Game Reserve, now the 7th wonder of the world and 4th most preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebras starts from the Serengeti as they search for water and pasture while at the same time being followed on their heels by the predators of the savannah; Lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena, and vultures. The reserve hosts over 450 species of animals which includes the lion, rhino, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, leopard, elephants as well as many kinds of antelopes.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Big Time Camp or similar
Maasai Mara National Reserve (2 Full days)
Spend two full days game viewing across the rich tree studded grasslands and rolling hills. The Maasai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black manned lion, leopard and cheetah and every type of wildlife in Kenya. Early in the morning, you will have the option of taking a hot air balloon flight safari which is conducted every day before sunrise, at an extra cost. (Optional: US$ 450 per person extra)
All meals and overnight at Mara Big Time Camp or similar
- Inclusions -
- Accommodation and all meals (including packed picnic lunches) as stipulated in the itinerary -Transport in a private safari minibus and shuttle bus transfers -All camping fees and camping equipment -Transfers from airport on your arrival and on your departure day -Services of an English speaking tour driver/guide -Game viewing drives as per the itinerary -Hire of bicycle within Hell’s Gate National Park -Driver’s allowance and park entry fee for vehicle and driver -All park entry fees and conservancy fees where applicable -All Government taxes and levies -Flying Doctors rescue services
- Exclusions -
- Optional Hot air balloon flight in the park- (US$ 450 per person extra) (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking) -Optional cultural visits to various villages ($25 per person) -Visa entry fee into Tanzania -All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax / email bills etc. -Tips and gratuities to hotel or camp staff and driver/guide. -Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks -Laundry services
- Extras -
- Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight
You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous and unforgettable balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. At that height, you can be able to view game from a bird’s eye view and also take pictures from that angle. This package includes a souvenir certificate and a champagne bush breakfast in the wild!
You may also opt to go for a cultural visit to the nearby Maasai villages at an extra cost ($25 per person extra).
Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight Safari (US$499 per person extra)
Within the Serengeti, it is possible to enjoy a hot air balloon safari. These balloons take off at dawn to avoid the heat which develops as the day progresses. They drift high over grazing herds which cannot be accessed by vehicles. After approximately an hour’s flight, a gentle landing is followed by a champagne-style bush breakfast on the landing site, where pilots and passengers toast yet another memorable experience.
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