Duration: 12 Days
Category: Safari Kenya and Tanzania
Destinations: Kenya and Tanzania
Attraction: Big Five, bird watching
Budget Level: Standard
Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
Start in: Nairobi
End in: Tanzania
Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with ultraviolet radiation filtering etc.
Extra info: Rangers will escort all walking along the wildlife areas.
This safari itinerary is well designed to offer you an forgettable east African holiday as the trip will take you to the most enchanting parks of eastern Africa, while the hotels will provide you with most relaxations after a long day drives on the dust roads while searching for the big five, the itinerary is ideal for family small and big groups traveling together.
Itinerary Details by Day
Day 0:- JOMO KENYATA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-NAIROBI
Arrival picked up from the airport and transferred to Nairobi Sarova Stanley Hotel for dinner and overnight at B/B
Day 01:- NAIROBI – NAKURU-NAIVASHA
Met on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and commence drive to the Rift Valley arriving for lunch at a Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park. Late afternoon game viewing & bird watching drive.
Early evening drive to Lake Naivasha area for dinner and overnight at LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA.
Day 02: – LAKE NAKURU – MAASAI MARA
After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at the Camp. Late afternoon game viewing drive.Dinner& overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE.
Day 03:- MAASAI MARA-FULL DAY
Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. All meals and overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE.
Day 04:- MAASAI MARA – ISEBANIA -SERENGETI
After breakfast at the Lodge, depart for the border town of Isebania with picnic lunch boxes, after border formalities a change of vehicles will occur and you proceed to Serengeti in a Tanzania vehicle, All meals and overnight at KATIKATI TENTED CAMP
Day 05:- SERENGETI-FULL DAY
After early breakfast depart the camp for central park of Serengeti full day game drive over the savannah expect to see a lot of wildlife, All meals and overnight at KATIKATI TENTED CAMP
Day 06:- SERENGETI-NGORONGORO CRATER
After an early breakfast depart the camp with Lunch boxes game en route to Ngorongoro crater for a half day game drive down the crater floor discover the crater till late evening, All meals and overnight at BOUGAINVILLEA SAFARI LODGE.
Day 07:- NGORONGORO-MANYARA
After late breakfast depart the hotel with parked lunches to lake manyara national park for full day game drive, All meals and overnight at MIGUNGA TENTED CAMP.
Day 08:- MANYARA-LUSHOTO
After a late breakfast depart the hotel start the drive to lushoto arrive Lushoto in the late afternoon after checking in you may get ready for the evening Hiking or spend the rest of the day in hotel resting. All meals and overnight at LUSHOTO EXCATIVE.
Day 09:- LUSHOTO-HIKING THROUGH LOCAL FARMS
After late breakfast start the walking through the local farms and have time to experience local or the typical village life. All meals and overnight at MTAE LUTHERAN MISSION.
Day 10:- LUSHOTO-HIKING THROUGH SHAGAYU RAIN FOREST
After late breakfast start the walking right from the hotel, At 9.30am will start hiking through shagayu rainforest where you be able to see the famous flower Usambara violet which believed to be discover on 1884 by SaintPaul. The visit the pottery women society will give you an over views on how they make their pottery just after hear you will also pay a visit to traditional medicine man (Herbal man).Then at 6.30pm you will go for sun set at Mtae observation point which is 1900m.Dinner and overnight at MTAE LUTHERAN MISSION.
Day 11:- LUSHOTO-HIKING-IRENTE VIEW POINT
Very early in the morning from 4.30am weak up and catch a bus from Mtae to Kwesimu village where you will get off from the bus start to walk to Irente farm approximately one hour walking.
Breakfast will be at Irente farm after the breakfast rest for one hour at the farm.Then keep walking to Irente view point which is 1500m where the high way to Dar essalaam,sisal plantation and nice land scape can be seen down wards, from here you will start walking back to Lushoto town at MULLERS HOTEL dinner and overnight
Day 12:- LUSHOTO-KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
After early lunch at the hotel depart the hotel with a straight drive back to moshi and and then finally dropped off at Kilimanjaro international Airport for a flight back home. (End of our services)
- Full Board accommodation in the Lodges/Camps whilst on safari
- Transportation whilst on safari in 4 x 4 land cruiser driven by a English-speaking driver/guide (exclusive use of vehicle; window seat guaranteed)
- All Park/Reserve entrance fees
- Bottled mineral water in vehicle, on safari.
- Ngorongoro crater fees
- International flights
- Personal Travel Insurance is (Mandatory)
- All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc.
- Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff and your driver guides
- Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
- Laundry services
- Visa and International flight tickets fees