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10 Days Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari

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    10 Days Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari

    This 10 Days Safari leads you to East Africa premium safari destinations. You will be able to visit the three East African premium safari parks, Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater.For months July to August, the safari gives you the posibility to witness the migration of the wildebeest along the Mara river. You will also be able to experience some local cultures such as the Hadzabe herdsmen, masai e.t.c.

    TOUR OVERVIEW

    Day 1 Arrival

    Day 2 Travel to Masai mara

    Day 3 and 4 Full day game drive in Masai mara

    Day 5 Travel to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania via the Isebania border

    Day 6 and 7 Full day game drive in Serona / Serengeti

    Day 8 Ngorongoro crater drive and travel to Karatu

    Day 9 Optional activities

    Day 10 Travel to Kilimanjaro Airport

     

    Detailed Tour

    Day1 Arrival

    On arrival at Jommo Kenyata international airport you will be welcomed by your safari guide from Mandela Safari holidays. He will brief you about the whole safari and after transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

    Meal plan; Dinner

    Accommodation – The Cottage Guesthouse Gigiri

    Day2 Travel to Masai mara

    After a morning breakfast, you will embark on your journey to Kenya’s most famous park located in the western side of the country. This journey will take you through Nairobi city which lies on the Thika river with an altitude of 1661m above sea level. Have a stop at the Narok Rift valley view to view the Eastern arm of the Great East African rift valley. Descend into the valley, have lunch along the way and arrival will be in the late afternoon. On arrival you will check into your lodge for relaxation and overnight.

    Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    Accommodation – Talek Bush Camp/Mara Chui Eco Resort

    Day 3 and 4 Full day game drive in Masai mara

    After a morning breakfast, you will go a full day game drive with your packed lunch in search for wildlife in all corners of the park. While on the game drive expect to see elephants, buffalo, black rhinos, leopards, cheetahs, hyena, hippos, wildebeests, herds of zebras among others. You will also have game drives along the mara river. If traveling in July, August, or September, you are likely to witness the migration of the wildebeest. This is described as the best wildlife show on earth. It involves millions and thousands of wildebeests, gazelles, and zebras as they cross from Tanzania’s Serengeti plains to Masai mara. They are normally followed by predators (lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas not forgetting the hungry crocodiles in the Mara River ready to catch the unlucky ones as they cross. From there you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight

    Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation – Talek Bush Camp/Mara Chui Eco Resort

    Day 5 Travel to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania via the Isebania border

    After a morning breakfast, you will check out of your lodge and embark on your journey to Serengeti National Park. You will exit the Masai mara via the Oloolo gate. You will clear with the local authorities at the Isebania border and cross to Tanzania where Serengeti National Park is Located. While on the way you will have a lunch stop and arrival will be in the late afternoon where you will have en-route game drive and proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight

    Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    Accommodation – Serengeti Wild Camp/Serengeti Wildebeest Camp

    Day 6 and 7 Full day game drive in Serona / Serengeti

    These two days will be too action packed since you will have two days full of game drives in central Serengeti and in northern Serengeti.

    You will have morning breakfasts with a packed lunch and after go for a full day game drive in Seronera. Seronera is the heart of the Serengeti and has abundant wildlife all year round.  The Serengeti plains are endless plains only intercepted by occasional kopjes. The park is home to abundant wildlife including the big five and it is also a playground for the annual wildebeest migration.

    While on the game drive, you will have high chances of spotting a variety of wildlife like herds of buffalo, elephants, giraffes, as well as antelopes like elands, gazelles, wildebeests, impala among others.

    From there you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

    Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    Accommodation – Serengeti Wild Camp/Serengeti Wildebeest Camp

    Day 8 Transfer to Ngorongoro crater drive and travel to Karatu

    After a morning breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and embark on your journey to Ngorongoro conservation Area.  After about 2 hours’ drive, you will descend into the Ngorongoro crater.

    The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s largest intact volcano. Its volcanic walls form one of the richest and most fertile grazing grounds in the world. You are to have a game drive. Animals to see include, elephants, elands, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs, zebras, wildebeest, gazelles, hippos and so on.
    Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch, and supper
    Accommodation – Octagon Lodge/Karatu Tented Lodge

    Day 9 Optional Activities

    After an early breakfast  you will  have chance to take part in any of the optional activities.

    Either

    Drive to Lake Eyasi to have an experience with the Hadzabe Bushmen. The journey takes about an hour.

    The Hadzabe Bushmen are the last truest hunter-gatherers in East Africa. About 700 to 800 of them live around the lake in small groups.  They live a life of the stone age error. They hunt animals with bow and arrow and collect fruits, roots and honey from the baobab trees. After a welcome and an insight into the village life, it goes with some men on a common hunting. The hunt takes place at a fairly fast pace, especially when an animal is spotted. These people hunt antelopes and gazelles, birds and so on.

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    visit Mto Wambu a notable cultural village. Learn about the locals in particular the Masai culture and later visit the famous Mosquito River. You also do a bike tour around this village which also give an insight into the sorrounding. You lastly enjoy a locally prepared meal.

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    visit a Masai community. Their way of life is very unique. These are cattle keepers and have not changed their traditions to date. They will share their tribal stories with you and also present you a cultural dance which if you take part in is likely to wow your muscles. Can you jump higher than a Masai warrior?

    Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch, and supper
    Accommodation – Octagon Lodge/Karatu Tented Lodge

    Day 10 Travel to Kilimanjaro International airport

    You will have breakfast at leisure and after embark on your drive to Kilimanjaro international airport to catch your flight hence end of safari. Depending on the time of your departure flight, you have an option to have a stop in the famous mto wa Mbu village for a culture experience.

    The village is home to people from several tribes in Tanzania. There are several cultural experiences to have. These include a village walk, brewing a local beer, taking a tuktuk ride around the village, visiting a Masai homestead, enjoying a Swahili lunch and so on. Feel free to choose one of these options. You are to continue to Kilimanjaro International Airport and hence end of safari.

    Highlights of the Kenya-Tanzania Safari
    Game drives

    Bird watching

    Game drives

    Community visits

    Included in the price.

    All Airport Transfers

    All meals while on safari

    Mid-range Tented camps and lodge

    All park entrance fees.

    4WD Safari vehicle suitable for game viewing

    Ngorongoro Crater Service fee (USD 300)

    Enough Bottled drinking water while on safari

    Not included in the price

    International flights

    Visas

    Tips

    Travel insurance

    Drinks besides water provided in safari vehicle.

    Packing list
    A hat

    Insect repellent

    Sunshine repellent

    A pair of sunglasses

    Personal camera

    A pair of binoculars

    A flying Air Balloon Safari in Serengeti or Masai Mara can be arranged on request.

    Enjoy your safari!

     

     

     

     

     

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