Tour Name: Fantastic Mara & Zanzibar Adventure
Tour Code: JLEABB056
Duration: 18Days | 17Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of Vehicle: Safari is in a 7 Seater Tour mini van(2 WD/4 WD) with pop up roof or a 4x4 Land Cruiser/ at a supplemented cost.Tanzania is 4x4 Land Cruiser/Land Rover.
Itinerary: Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Manyara, Zanzibar-Nairobi
Day 1.Arrive Nairobi.
Arrive Nairobi JKIA via your flight as you will advise.Met and greeted then transfered to Safari Park Hotel for your overnightstay.Safari briefing will be done in the hotel.
Day 2.Masai Mara National Reserve.
Depart Nairobi in the Morning for masai Mara passing through the dramatic Great Rift Valley stopping at the view point,Ascend the western rim of the valley crossing the loita plains (maasailand), see red-clad maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game.Game viewing enroute to lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the most scenic park in Kenya where great concentration of game is seen including the "Big Five". Dinner and overnight at Mara sopa lodge/Similar.
Day 3.Masai Mara National Reserve.
(Optional Very early morning Balloon ride then after a champaigne breakfast at 1000hrs returned to the lodge.) Leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park.Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo,wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common,even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the masai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara sopa lodge/Similar .
Day 4.Lake Nakuru National Park
Breakfast and afterwards depart for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch. Lake Nakuru is referred as pink lake for it's thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife ,it's a bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, it is a rhino sanctuary and the "Big Five" except the elephant can be seen here, afternoon game drive .Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Camp/Similar.
Day 5.Amboseli National Park
Breakfast at lodge and depart for Amboseli through Nairobi. Arrive Amboseli at the foot hills of the snowcapped mount Kilimanjaro in time for lunch as you check inn in the lodge,Take afternoon game drive in the park.Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge/Similar.
Full day of morning and afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at lodge.
Depart after breakfast and drive to Namanga border town. Cross the border Arriving Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel. Afternoon proceed to Ngoro ngoro Conservation Area, en route game viewing arriving at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Similar for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast and descend 2000 feet (0ver 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephant, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Lunch at the lodge and then drive to Lake Manyara Hotel/Similar for dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 9.Serengeti National Park
Breakfast at Ngorongoro Serena/Sopa lodge and depart for the vast Serengeti plains National Reserve via Olduvai Gorge, site of the famous archeologist Dr.Leakey where fossils of human
and animal believed to be over 2 million years are seen. Lunch en route arriving Serengeti in the afternoon. Afternoon (1500 hours)game viewing inside the Park known to host great herds of plains game. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge/Similar.B/L/D
Day 10.Serengeti National Park
Morning (6:30am)and afternoon(1500 hours) game inside the Park taking you to different parts of the park famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest (gnus) and zebra set off for maasai Mara in search of better grazing grounds and water, search for numerous plains game. Meals and overnight at Serengeti sopa/serena lodge lodge/Similar.B/L/D .
Day 11.Lake Manyara National Park
Morning game viewing drive in Serengeti. Breakfast at lodge and depart for Lake Manyara National Park arriving in time for lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive inside the park, look for a variety of wild game .Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 12.Lake Manyara-Zanzibar
Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys,tree climbing lions,flamingos and other variety of bird life. Mid morning, drive back to Arusha. Lunch at Impala Hotel and at 1315hrs drive to Arusha Airport(ARK) for your 1500hrs flight to Zanzibar arriving at 1650hrs.
At Leisure/ Watersports or take optional activities that can be arranged from your hotel you booked.Accommodation at your hotel.
Breakfast and check out of the hotel, transfered to the airport to board your 1820hrs flight(FLY540) back to Nairobi arriving at 1920hrs.Picked at the airport and transfered to a nairobi Hotel for your overnight stay.
Breakfast at the Hotel in the morning go on a tour of Nairobi, look and buy souvenirs and then stop in a restaurant, and then to the airport.
END OF OUR SERVICES.
Using Sopa Lodges...
Price For each of 2 persons sharing USD5570
Price For each of 4 persons sharing USD4980
Price For each of 6 persons sharing USD4780
For April-June and November-Dec Kindly enquire
Daily departures,minimum in 2 persons.
Nairobi Hotel overnight on arrival, Transportation in tourist minibuses Vehicle with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing,Full board accommodation on safari, 4 wheel drive vehicle in Tanzania, All park entrance fees,services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide, extensive game drives in the national parks,drinking mineral water,Airport transfers in Nairobi and Arusha,Zanzibar Accommodation on H/B,Airport transfers in Nairobi.
Nairobi city tour and Carnivore transfers,Flight JRO-ZNZ-NBO(all tax inclusive),Alcoholic drinks,beverages,international Airport departure Tax tips,visas,laundry,Baggage insurances,Personal Toiletries,optional activities or items of personal nature.