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2 Days, 1 Night Masai Mara Road Safari from Nairobi

Masai Mara is world’s popular tourist destination and famous for its annual wildebeest migration, its big five, diverse and abundant wildlife species, beautiful dotted savannah plains.

Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara

Meet by our representative in Nairobi early morning for your departure for Masai Mara with a stop over at the escapement, Rift Valley.

Arrive in Masai Mara by mid day. Check in at camp or lodge for lunch.

Around 15h30, depart for a game drive in the park till sunset.

Dinner and overnight at camp or lodge.

Day 2: Masai Mara – Nairobi

After you early morning breakfast, leave around 6h45 for a long game drive in the park which leads to visit Talek river where hippos and crocos are in huge numbers.

Enjoy your picnic lunch taken under a shady tree in the savanna plains.

Later drive to Nairobi expecting to reach by late in the day.

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Price Includes

  • WiFi in vehicle.
  • Safari on our 4×4 Toyota mini bus or Jeep with a pop up roof.
  • Experienced driver guide.
  • All park fees.
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and camps.
  • Fresh bottled water during game drives.

Price does NOT Include

  • International flight.
  • All drinks during meals.
  • Any other personal expense.
  • Tips for your driver/guide.

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya- Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland.

The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.

There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 birds species recorded on the reserve.

Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino).

Wildlife

The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck, zebra.

Attractions

Wildebeest Migration – Happens every year around July to October starting from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara where wildebeests, Zebra among other grazers travel in search of pastures.

Mara River – Pods of hippopotamus basking on the bank of the river with Nile Crocodile.

Hot Air Balloon Ride – have a birds eye view of the mara eco-system on a hot air balloon

Masai Village – Visit a masai village and experience the rich culture and history of the Masai tribesmen.

Lake Nakuru National Park

On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking,picnic and game drives.

Wildlife

  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Rhino
  • Buffalo
  • Giraffe (Rothschild & Masai Species)
  • Zebra
  • Common Waterbuck
  • Impala
  • Grants Gazelle
  • Flamingo
  • Baboon

Attractions

  • Flamingo (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total.
  • Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos,waterbuck etc.
  • View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa
  • Hills: Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge etc
  • Waterfalls: Makalia.
  • Unique vegetation: About 550 different plant species including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.
  • Cycle with rhino event every September yearly

Amboseli National Park

Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands.  They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.

 

Wildlife

  • Leopard, Cheetah
  • Wild dogs
  • Buffalo
  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Lion
  • Crocodile
  • Mongoose
  • Hyrax
  • Dik- dik
  • Lesser Kudu
  • Nocturnal Porcupine
  • Prolific birdlife features 600 species

Attractions

  • Large Herds of Elephants
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Big Five
  • Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants,
  • Swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose
  • Contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle

Tsavo West National Park

From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs  to the Shetani  lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.

Wildlife

  • Leopard
  • Cheetah
  • Wild dogs
  • Buffalo
  • Rhino
  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Lion
  • Crocodile
  • Mongoose
  • Hyrax
  • Dik- dik
  • Lesser Kudu
  • Nocturnal Porcupine.
  • Prolific birdlife features 600 species.

Tsavo East National Park

Theatre of the Wild

The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilomtere long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other in the Tsavo East. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species.

Wildlife

  • The Park is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo,crocodile, waterbucks, Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk and Hirola

Birds

  • The prolific bird life features 500 recorded species.

Attractions at Tsavo East National Park

The Yatta Plateau (300 Kilometers), Aruba Dam (attracts many animals & birds), Mudanda RockLugard Falls(series of white water rapids on the Galana River)

4 Days, 3 Nights; Masai Mara & Lake Naivasha Safari

Safari tour starts from Nairobi heads to Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha’s Crescent Island, finishes at Hell’s Gate National Park and heads back to Nairobi.

Masai Mara is world’s popular tourist destination and famous for its annual wildebeest migration, its big five, diverse and abundant wildlife species, beautiful dotted savannah plains.

Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake in the Great Rift Valley with lots of bird life and small game – Common Waterbuck, Giraffe, Zebra, Impala and Buffalo. Attractions near Lake Naivasha are the Crescent Island, Hell’s Gate National Park and Mt. Longonot.

Itinerary

 Day 1. Nairobi-Masai Mara

Pick up early morning from airport or your hotel in Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara through the Great Rift Valley.

There shall be a stop at the View Point of Rift Valley for photography. Proceed with the safari to Masai Mara to arrive on time for lunch at your safari lodge or camp.

Afternoon game drive from 15h45 till sunset in search of the big five – Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino with other wild animals.

Dinner and overnight stay at your safari lodge/tented camp.

Day 2. Masai Mara

After your breakfast, leave with picnic lunch for a full day game viewing in the park including a visit to Mara river.

On your way back, possibility to visit Masai village at extra cost.

Dinner and overnight stay at your safari lodge/tented camp.

Day 3. Masai Mara- Lake Naivasha

After your early morning breakfast, check out from lodge or camp with an exit wildlife viewing drive as we proceed for Lake Naivasha.

Arrive on time for hot lunch at Naivasha Sopa Lodge. After lunch, take a boat ride to enjoy bird watching and sightings of hippopotamus.

Tour shall be followed by the Crescent Island for a guided walking safari.

Crescent Island hosts grazers like the Giraffe, Zebra, Impala, Grants Gazelle, Common Waterbuck and Buffalo. 

Return to Naivhasa Sopa lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4. Hell’s Gate National Park – Nairobi

After breakfast, we head over to Hell’s Gate National Park for bicycle ride. You can also opt to walk or drive on your safari mini bus.

Hell’s Gate National Park is small and the only national park in Kenya that can be explored by foot or cycle. Resident wildlife are Giraffe, Zebra, Impala, Grants Gazelle, Warthog and Buffalo. 

A bicycle ride with sightings of Zebra and Giraffe is a beautiful experience. 

We shall head to the Hell’s Gate Gorge where our tour guide will give us stories of the gorge and help us trek.

After trekking the gorge, we shall head back to Nairobi with lunch en-route. 

Arrive Nairobi approximately 16:30hrs and drop off to your Nairobi hotel.

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Price Includes

  • WiFi in vehicle.
  • Safari on our 4×4 Toyota mini bus or Jeep with a pop up roof.
  • Experienced driver guide.
  • All park fees.
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and camps.
  • Fresh bottled water during game drives.

Price does NOT Include

  • International flight.
  • All drinks during meals.
  • Any other personal expense.
  • Tips for your driver/guide.

3 Days Ngorongoro Crater Safari

ngorongoro-tanzaniaDay 1: Nairobi-Ngorongoro:

We will pick you from your Coastal hotel and drive to Wilson airport, Nairobi for your flight to Arusha, Kilimanjaro International airport. Our driver will pick you from and continue to the Ngorongoro Crater National Park for the safari. Spend the afternoon at the rim of this marvelous crater. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater:

tanzania-safariToday you have whole day trip with picnic lunch at the crater. After Breakfast, descend in 4×4 wheel drive vehicle through the steep and winding road to reach the crater floor 2,000 ft below. This haunting beautiful crater offers an extraordinary experience and a true wildlife spectacle. Lunch is taken as picnic on the Crater floor. Later in the afternoon return to the Ngorongoro Serena safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

 Day 3: Ngorongoro-Arusha-Nairobi:

Early morning breakfast then check out of the Lodge. Drive to Arusha for onward flight to Nairobi arriving in your coastal hotel in time for lunch.

Price Includes

  • WiFi in vehicle.
  • Safari on our 4×4 Toyota mini bus or Jeep with a pop up roof.
  • Experienced driver guide.
  • All park fees.
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and camps.
  • Fresh bottled water during game drives.

Price does NOT Include

  • International flight.
  • All drinks during meals.
  • Any other personal expense.
  • Tips for your driver/guide.

4 Days Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater

 eleph_tarangireDay 1: Mombasa-Tarangire-Arusha

We will pick you from your coastal hotel and drive to Arusha through the Taveta border for lunch at the Serena Mountain village. After lunch drive to Tarangire National Park. Established in 1970 and covers 2600 Square Kilometers, Tarangire Park is one of the most distinguishing sites. In the park are baobab trees which dot the plains. Game en route to Serena Mountain Village. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2: Tarangire-Ngorongoro Crater

tanzania_ngorongoro_crater_girafs_002Enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast, drive across the wheat plains of Karatu to Gibb’s Farm where a delightful farmhouse lunch awaits. Continue to Ngorongoro arriving in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Declared a world heritage site in 1978, Ngorongoro is believed to date back to over 2 million years ago and was once a Volcano as large as Mt.Kilimanjaro. Enjoy a full day of game viewing in the magnificent crater. Picnic lunch at the Crater. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

serengeti-and-ngorongoro-craterDay 4: Ngorongoro-Arusha-Mombasa

Early morning breakfast and then drive on to Arusha. Lunch at the Serena Mountain Lodge. Drive back to your coastal hotel arriving later in the late afternoon.





Price Includes

  • WiFi in vehicle.
  • Safari on our 4×4 Toyota mini bus or Jeep with a pop up roof.
  • Experienced driver guide.
  • All park fees.
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and camps.
  • Fresh bottled water during game drives.

Price does NOT Include

  • International flight.
  • All drinks during meals.
  • Any other personal expense.
  • Tips for your driver/guide.

6 Days Tanzania Safari Tours in Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Parks

Day 1: Nairobi-Arusha-Tarangireserengetie-golkopjes-1-2

We will pick you from your City hotel and drive to Wilson airport, Nairobi for your flight to Arusha Kilimanjaro International airport. Our Driver will pick you and continue across the Maasai steppe to Tarangire, game viewing en route to Tarangire Serena Safari Lodge for lunch. Evening game drive at 1600Hrs. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Tarangire-Ngorongoro

red-and-yellow_barbetEnjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast, drive across the wheat plains of Karatu to Gibb’s Farm where a delightful farmhouse lunch awaits. Continue to Ngorongoro arriving in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro crater is 265 Square Kilometres and 19 Km across at it’s widest point. The descent into the crater will take you down 610 metres.
Enjoy a full day in the magnificent crater with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari serengeti-house_community_sm-1024x571Lodge.

Day 4: Ngorongoro-Serengeti

Early morning breakfast and then leave Ngorongoro for Serengeti with a stop over at Olduvai Gorge, called “cradle of mankind”. Continue on to Serengeti arriving in time for lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.

 

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Day 5: Serengeti

Enjoy the whole day in Serengeti, Tanzania’s most famous National park. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 6: Serengeti-Arusha-Nairobi

Early morning breakfast then leave Serengeti for Arusha, Kilimanjaro International airport for your flight back to Nairobi. Transfer from Wilson airport to your city hotel arriving in time for lunch.

Price Includes

  • WiFi in vehicle.
  • Safari on our 4×4 Toyota mini bus or Jeep with a pop up roof.
  • Experienced driver guide.
  • All park fees.
  • Full board accommodation in lodges and camps.
  • Fresh bottled water during game drives.

Price does NOT Include

  • International flight.
  • All drinks during meals.
  • Any other personal expense.
  • Tips for your driver/guide.