10 days safari combination of visiting Tanzania and Kenya. In short, this is the ultimate East African safari that will take you to the best of the two safari heavyweight countries in East Africa. Your 10 days safari will begin in Arusha, Tanzania, and end in Nairobi Kenya. For ten days you will visit Tanzanian national parks of Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro while the Kenyan side features Masai Mara for Eight days.
DAY 1: ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we drive to Tarangire National Park for some very rewarding game drives. Tarangire National Park has some of the highest population density of elephants than anywhere in Tanzania, and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and special location. Before the rains, droves of gazelle, wildebeest, zebra, and giraffes migrate to Tarangire National Park’s scrub plains where the last grazing land still remains. Stay overnight at panorama campsite FB
DAY 2: MANYARA NATIONAL PARKS.
Morning drive the short distance to Lake Manyara National Park for full day game drive for this diverse park to its abundance for resident elephant population, Manyara also host the troops of baboons, if you are lucky enough you will see the famous tree climbing lions and birdlife international but this depend due to migration trend. Picnic lunch in the park, late afternoon leave the park and drive to panorama campsite FB
DAY 3: LAKE MANYARA TO SERENGETI N.P
We leave to Serengeti where breathtaking landscapes, endless plains and abundant wildlife await you. The Serengeti is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world. The Southern part of the Serengeti is the ideal location for marveling at the annual migration of large herds of animals at this time of the year. Often spotted in the Serengeti are elephants, hippos, lions, zebras, wildebeests, cheetahs, leopards and more. Stay overnight central Serengeti campsite (nyani camp FB
DAY 4 SERENGETI FULL DAY GAME DRIVES
After breakfast the guide will known already where the herd of wildebeest migration location so that he can try to access them depending on the area where they are, We continue to explore the vast plains of the Serengeti and we look for prides of lions and large herds of herbivores pounding the plains, while hungry predators such as lions, leopards and cheetahs try to prey upon the weakest members of the herds. Overnight at Nyani campsite FB.
DAY5 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK TO NGORONGORO CRATER
Early game drives in Serengeti then late on leave for Ngorongoro Conservation area passing some very scenic landscapes. En route to the Ngorongoro conservation. You may decide to do a tour on your own for extra cost to the small settlement of bomas (name of Maasai houses) arranged in circular pattern, you will learn how these once great warriors and cattle herders have adapted to some aspects of the modern world and how they fit in today’s Tanzania. You will be treated to a traditional dance and will get a chance to purchase some handmade bead jeweler. Stay overnight at Ngorongoro simba campsite located on the rim of the crater. FB
DAY 6 NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR THEN ARUSHA.
Today is a full day of exploring the Crater floor for a very rewarding day of wildlife viewing. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken volcanic caldera in the world covering approximately 260 sq km’s with walls rising 600 meters from the crater floor. Before the Ngorongoro Volcano exploded and collapsed 2 million years ago, it was one of the world’s tallest mountains. Now, it is home to more than 30,000 large mammals – mainly gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest and warthog – and has the highest predator density in the world, later drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at meru house inn BB .
DAY 7 LEAVE ARUSHA TO NAIROBI.
Our branch manager will pick you at the bus station the proceed to the located hotel for overnight.BB
Day 8. Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Morning breakfast and depart for Maasai Mara passing great views of great lift valley escarpment, guests can stop over for photo taking, Lunch at Narok town.
Afternoon game drive is taken at the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Mara Chui camp or similar
Day 9. Maasai Mara
Full day in Maasai Mara. Morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities.
Blessed with a permanent water supply, Maasai Mara has a permanent population of plains game. The Big Five Elephant, Buffalo, Lion,
Leopard and Rhino are quite common.
Extra activities at The Mara:
Balloon Safari, visit to Maasai village. Meals and overnight at Mara Chui
Camp or similar
Day 10. Nairobi
Pre-breakfast game drive. Return to camp for breakfast. After breakfast break up the camp and depart for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.
– Vehicles 4×4 Land Cruiser equipped for safari
– English speaking qualified driver guide and cook.
– Park fees for all National Parks mentioned on the itinerary
– Full board during the safari (exclusive of drinks in the hotels) and Bed & Breakfast in the city of Arusha
– Mineral water during safari 1.5 liter per person.
– International flights home / Tanzania / home
– Entry visa to Tanzania
– Tips and personal requirements.
– Travel insurance, repatriation/ transportation expenses in case of emergency and personal first-aid kit
– In general, any other service not specified at INCLUSIVE OF
– Balloon safari in Serengeti: $545 per person
– This quotation will not be valid in case of changes in the itinerary and a new quotation will be needed.
– The itinerary is provisional and could suffer changes during the safari when circumstances may force them.
– In case of an increment in parks taxes or accommodation within a year, Sunset Africa Ltd. will have the right to ask for the difference in price PER PERSON in relation to the quotation.