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Kenya - Tanzania

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12 Day Best Value

11 Nights and 12 Days Kenya Best Value Wildlife Safari and Beach Holidays in Zanzibar

Safari Code: GEKA 063
Duration 12 Days

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Day 1: Arrive Nairobi at Jomo Kenyata International Airport

On arrival we meet and greet then assist you with your luggage then we provide transfer to the city for overnight stay at The Nairobi Safari Park Hotel on Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve

Depart Nairobi after breakfast, head to the celebrated Mara most know for its abundant wildlife and the annual wildebeest migration. After lunch in the Mara, go enjoy a game drive where you may see beasts the Black-maned Lion, Antelopes, Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Buffaloes, Hippos and many more. Retire for dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge on Full Board Basis.

Day 3:  Full day in Masai Mara

After breakfast enjoy another day exploring Masai Mara you have a choice to take picnics or return back to the lodge for a hot lunch. After game drive and sightseeing you return back to the lodge later in the afternoon for reminder of the day and overnight stay at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge on Full board Basis.

Day 4: Masai Mara to Amboseli National Park

Early morning game viewing drive searching for any wild game you might have missed previously. Drive to Amboseli and once in the Park you will be able to have a glance of the majestic snowcap Mt Kilimanjaro. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon game drive at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge on Full Board Basis.

Day 5: Amboseli to Arusha

Leave Amboseli in the morning with packed lunch and enjoy morning game drive inside the park as you drive to Tanzania via Namanga Border. your guide will assist you with migration formalities, then drive to Lake Manyara via Arusha City for shopping and proceed to Mountain Village for dinner and overnight stay at Arumeru River Lodge on Bed and Breakfast Basis

Day 6: Arusha to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we leave Arusha and proceed by road to Serengeti via Ngorongoro highlands evergreen rain forest to Serengeti National Park were you will spend two full days. The largest National Park in Tanzania and one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, The Park lies in a high plateau between the Ngorongoro highlands and the Kenyan border towards to Masai Mara and extends nearly all the way to Lake Victoria in the west. The landscape of the park, with its low vegetation and vast seas of open plain, is ideal for game viewing. The Serengeti is famed for its annual migrations of Wildebeest, Zebras, and Gazelles. As these massive Herds of herbivores search for new grazing ground, they are tracked and hunted by an impressive array of carnivorous Predators such as Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, and Hyenas. The vast plains and woodlands are also inhabited by Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Antelope, Ostrich, Jackal, Baboon, and Dik-dik. Bird life in the Serengeti is surprisingly abundant with almost 500 species of birds having been recorded in the Serengeti National Park. Later in the evening drive to the lodge before dusk for overnight stay at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on Full board Basis

Day 7: Full Day in Serengeti National Park

Breakfast will be served at the Lodge, then we head out to the bush for a full day exploring Serengeti National Park, the world famous wildlife sanctuary. The largest of all the National Parks in Tanzania, summed up as ‘one of the most unique areas in the world’. The Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale, which has no parallel anywhere in the world. The abundance of herbivores includes wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Topi, Buffalo, and Hartebeest, to name but a few. Serengeti is also famous for Predators e.g. Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Hyena and contains a wide variety of birdlife, believed to be in the region of 500 species. Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge Serengeti Sopa Lodge on full Board Basis

Day 8: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Conservation Area
After breakfast check out from your lodge, then enjoy a morning game drive in Serengeti. With picnic lunches, game viewing en-route via Simba Kopjes, Naabi Hill Gate onward to Ngorongoro Crater. We will stop at Masai Village and Olduvai Gorge before we proceed to the crater rim to enjoy stupendous view of crater from the top. We will stop on the crater rim to enjoy one of the most memorable picnic lunches in your life. Proceed to our deluxe lodge on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater rim. Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge on Full Board Basis

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater Tour to Zanzibar

After breakfast we head out for Ngorongoro Crater tour, the view from the crater rim is stupendous and you can admire this masterpiece of Mother Nature. This oval shaped 300 sq.km area and 610 m deep crater is a repository of Africa’s finest wildlife. We descend into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for a full day Crater tour with picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon we ascend from the floor of the crater and drive through the beautiful rain forest of Ngorongoro Conservation area to the traditional village of Karatu for an onward drive to Arusha. Followed by transfer to Arusha Airport for your onward journey to Zanzibar Beach Holiday, on arrival at ZIA we Meet and greet in Zanzibar and we provide a private transfer to Stone Town for dinner and overnight at Tembo House or Dhow Palace Hotel on Half Board Basis

Day 10: Transfer to South East Coast

Full Day in Zanzibar – Relax on the beach
Breakfast will be served at the hotel, then rest of the day at leisure. Optional excursions as Spice Tour, Stone Town Tour, Jozani Forest Tour, Dolphin Safaris, Prison Island Tour, are available on extra cost. Transfer to South East Coast, Water Activities like Snorkelling, Diving and Fishing also can be booked thru us or directly at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at overnight at Karafuu Beach Hotel on Half Board Basis

Day 11, 12 and 13: Full Day in Zanzibar

Relax on the beach
Breakfast will be served at the hotel, then rest of the day at leisure. Optional excursions as Spice Tour, Stone Town Tour, Jozani Forest Tour, Dolphin Safaris, Prison Island Tour, are available on extra cost. Water Activities like Snorkelling, Diving and Fishing also can be booked thru us or directly at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at overnight at Karafuu Beach Hotel on Half Board Basis

Day 14: Zanzibar to DAR

Breakfast will be served at the hotel, then depending on your international flight departures. We provide early morning transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your domestic flight to Dar es Salaam to connect BA flight or afternoon transfer to Zanzibar airport for a domestic flight to connect KLM or any other international flight.  Please indicate your departures and arrivals on the confirmation of this package.

A Christmas supplement of $45 per person will apply to all bookings on 24th, 25th, 26th and
31st of December 2012 and 1st January 2013.
An Easter supplement of $35 per person will apply to all bookings on 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th April 2012.

Cost Include:

  • Personal meet and greet services
  • Private Transfers as indicated
  • Lunches / Picnics as indicated
  • 4 x 4 Safari jeep on safari sector
  • All Park fees, entry fees and Government Taxes
  • Services from our professional experienced English speaking driver guide
  • Visit Olduvai Gorge
  • One bottle of mineral water while on Game drive
  • Full board accommodation while on Safari

Cost Excludes

  • International Flights & Regional Flights (unless specified)
  • Visas
  • Airport tax (International – pay direct)
  • Travel/medical/baggage insurance
  • Driver/guide gratuities
  • Drinks/laundry (unless specified)
  • Porterage
  • Telephone bills ( Whenever applicable)
  • Any other items of a personal nature

Passenger Information

  • Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris
  • Identification may be required when boarding all flights including domestic and charter flights.  Passengers should keep their passport in their carry-on bag to avoid delays

NOTES

  • We may have to reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in the case of non-availability
  • Park fees and airline prices may be changed without prior notice.
  • This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed on to you.
  • After confirmation, Prices quoted are based on the dates shown. Changes in dates may lead to a change in the safari price.
  • Passengers arriving to Tanzania must carry a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.

Optional Activities where applicable

  • Serengeti Hot Air Ballooning – US$499.00 per person last one hour
  • Walking Safaris Arusha, Tarangire, Manyara, Ngorongoro / Serengeti (Ikoma area only)- US$100.00   per person
  • Mto wa Mbu or  Karatu Coffee / Banana Plantation tour – 78.00 per person
  • Night Game drive (Manyara or Ikoma Serengeti US$50.00 per person.


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