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A Kenya/Tanzania Safari Of East African Treasures

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 lions and Zanzibar where the gentle smell of spices still wafts through the island. Each landscape offers unique landscapes, wildlife and culture.

Day 1 – Nairobi

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your Nairobi Hotel, situated within the city centre. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel

Day 2 – Masai Mara Game Reserve

Depart after breakfast driving through the ever-changing countryside to traverse the Great Rift Valley and ascend its western rim into the Masai land arriving at your Lodge in time for a late lunch. Take an afternoon game drive to view the large variety of wildlife to be found here.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Day 3 & 4 – Masai 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, Burch ell’s zebra, hartebeest, various antelope and gazelle, lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant cheetah, hippo, crocodile and much more.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Day 5 – Lake Naivasha

Breakfast at your lodge before driving to Lake Naivasha – the highest and purest of the Great Rift Valley lakes. Arrive at your Lodge in time for lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to relax, explore the grounds, or you may take an optional boat trip on the lake. This area is famous for its birdlife – a breeding ground for pelicans, fish eagles, cormorants and more. Wildlife such as hippo, zebra, antelope and Colobus monkeys may also be seen here.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 6 – Amboseli

In the morning drive to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. Continue the drive to Amboseli National Park situated at the foothills of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro – at 19,680-foot-the highest mountain in Africa and whose snow-capped peaks preside over the landscape. Enjoy a late afternoon game-drive to seek out the herds of elephant and other wildlife to be found here.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 7 – Amboseli

Morning and afternoon game drives offer great photo opportunities with the backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro. The park offers a wide variety of wildlife but the principal attraction is its vast herds of elephant within the park. The run off from the snows of Mt Kilimanjaro bring water to this region, causing swamp areas where wildlife including the elephants come to bathe. The bull elephants here have some of the largest tusks in Kenya. Other wildlife includes: hippo, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, leopard, caracal and serval cat. The park also has a rich bird that includes ibis, egret, avocet, common and saddle-billed stork, secretary bird, heron, vultures, ducks, and geese.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 8 – Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast drive to the border post of Namanga. Here you will clear customs and immigration formalities before driving on to Arusha, where you stop for lunch. Then your journey continues on through the Ngorongoro Highlands to your lodge, situated on the rim of the crater. The crater covers over 250 square kilometres (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.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 9 – Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, descend 600m (0ver 2000 feet) to the floor of the crater for a half day tour. 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. Return to the Lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying the view over the crater.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 10 – Lake Manyara

After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its prolific birdlife and other inhabitants such as hippos, monkeys and sometimes tree-climbing lions. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive you explore this lovely National Park.

  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 11 – Zanzibar

Early breakfast at your lodge then depart for Arusha. Here you board your scheduled flight to Zanzibar.
Zanzibar invokes so many different images for so many different people – history, culture, romance…. This ancient island was once ruled by sultans of Oman; pirates and explorers considered it their stepping stone into the African Interior. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel where your stay is on a bed and breakfast basis. The rest of the day at leisure.

  • Includes: Breakfast
  • Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 12 – Zanzibar

Breakfast at your hotel before taking the half-day Spice Tour, driving through the countryside to visit the spice plantations where you have an opportunity to pick, smell and savour exotic fruits and spices. Return to your hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Includes: Breakfast
  • Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 13 – Zanzibar

You have the whole day for independent activities, to explore the narrow, winding streets of Stone Town or just relax by the pool.

  • Includes: Breakfast
  • Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

DAY 14 – Depart

At a suitable time transfer to the airport.

  • Includes: Breakfast

EAST AFRICAN TREASURES: LAND ONLY RATES in US$

DEPARTURE ANY DAY Minimum TWO

2015 VALIDITY 1 Person traveling solo

Per person sharing

Single Room  supplement

Each of 2 or 3

Each of 4 or more

JAN 03 – APR 06
JUN 01 – 30
NOV 01 – DEC 19
11,200.00

7365.00

6110.00

1,195.00

JUL 01 – OCT 31 11,960.00

7930.00

6685.00

1,390.00

APR 07 – MAY 31   7,735.00

6200.00

4940.00

200.00

DEC 20, 2015 –
JAN 01, 2016
11,330.00

7495.00

6240.00

1,195.00

*** The price will be re-quoted when seasons overlap.
1 Child – 2 to 12 years sharing with parents or 2 adults will pay 65% of the adult rate
2 Children – 2 to 12 years sharing their own room 80% of the adult rate

 

Price Includes

  • Accommodation as shown in the itinerary
  • Transport in 8-seater minibuses,
  • game drives as indicated on the itinerary plus park entrance fees
  • Transfers as indicated on the itinerary
  • Day 11 – flight Arusha/Zanzibar
  • Day 12 half day spice tour excluding lunch
  • Bottled water on road safaris in the vehicle
Price Excludes

  • Tips, porterage, beverages, items of personal nature such as laundry, phone, fax, insurance etc.
  • International flights, visas and airport taxes
  • Any other item not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Departure tax in Zanzibar is currently US$ 30 per person and payable directly. It is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificates required for Tanzania

Please note: Prices and dates are subject to change at any time. Please call (647) 231-0067 or email us (info@africaonsafari.com) for current pricing.