9 Days 8 Nights Tanzania Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$6809 - $7170
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
9 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping
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Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli.

You will be picked from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our Professional Driver Guide, who will brief you of your safari and there after drive to Amboseli national pack which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Arrival at Amboseli will be shortly before lunch, where you will check in at the lodge, have lunch the head out for an early evening game drive at this wonderful park. Till later when you go back to the camp for dinner and overnight. 

Elephants in Amboseli National Park

Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp. www.kibosafaricamp.com

 

 

Day2: Amboseli Full day

Immediately after having breakfast, be ready to explore this great park, by having a full day game drive. Picnic lunch will be provided to you by the camp. Amboseli is also the home of the Maasai people, those tall, proud nomads whose legendary prowess in battle and single handed acts of bravery in fights with wild animals has spread across the globe. Perhaps more than any other community in Kenya, the Maasai have learned to live in complete harmony with their environment and the wildlife which surrounds them. Make a point of visiting the Masai village to have 1st hand information, on the culture of the Masai. Late drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp. www.kibosafaricamp.com

 

 

Day 3: Amboseli – Ngorongoro

Ngorongoro Crater

Depart Amboseli immediately after breakfast start your journey to Ngorongoro, the long drive will see you enter Tanzania through the Namanga border and drive through the plains and spectacular sceneries of hills surrounding the lake.

A visit to Ngorongoro — which means ‘the place where it sank’ and is the world’s largest caldera (crater) not filled with water — in the Serengeti plains reveals this special relationship between wild animals and the Maasai. The Maasai and their cattle live side by side with the wild animals that occupy this area — some 8,292 square km. Geographically, there are three craters in the Ngorongoro — the Ngorongoro crater, which covers 304 square kilometer with 19.2km in diameter and 610m depth; the Embakaai crater, which is filled with deep salt water and the Olmoti crater whose rim is at 3,700m. After your game drive, check in at Ngorongoro Tloma lodge.

Full Board accommodation at Ngorongoro Tloma Lodge. www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com

 

 

Day 4: Ngorongoro – Serengeti

Check out of Tloma lodge immediately after breakfast and head out to Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti hosts the largest mammal migration in the world, which is one of the top natural travel wonders of the world. Serengeti is derived from the Maasai language, Maa; specifically, "Serengit" meaning "Endless Plains". Approximately 70 larger mammals and some 500 avifauna species are found there. This high diversity in terms of species is a function of diverse habitats ranging from riverine forests, swamps, kopjes, grasslands and woodlands. Wildebeests, gazelles, zebras and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region. Later in the evening head to the camp in which you will be accommodated. 

Serengeti Plains a haven to wild animals.

Full Board accommodation at Mapito Tented Camp. www.mapitocamp-serengeti.com

 

 

Day 5: Serengeti Full day

Check out of Mapito camp and be prepared for an extensive full day game drive, check out of the camp after breakfast with your lunch boxes that will be provided for by the camp. Continue to explore this great park till later on in the day, where you will be taken to Serengeti Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight

Full Board accommodation at Serengeti Serena Lodge. www.serenahotels.com

 

 

Day 6: Serengeti – Masai Mara

Check out of the Lodge immediately after breakfast and depart for Masai Mara national reserve. Check in at the border where you will be met by our driver, there after start your safari. Have game drive enroute to Mara Siria Camp.

Full Board accommodation at Mara Siria Camp. www.marasiriacamp.com 

 

 

Day 7: Masai Mara Full day

On this day continue exploring the wonderful sceneries of the Masai Mara by having a full day game drive. Picnic lunch boxes will be provided by the camp. There after you will be driven to Sekenani camp for dinner and overnight.

Wildebeest migrating

Dinner and overnight at Sekenani Camp. www.sekenanicamp.com

 

 

Day 8: Masai Mara Full day

From the Camp, we explore the Mara region, packed with the elephant, zebra, rhino and all kinds of game through out the year with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August. Being at Maasai Mara is "as if you found yourself in the New York of the natural world according to some authorities". Indeed you have the best opportunity of seeing all the big five. 

Dinner and overnight at Sekenani Camp. www.sekenanicamp.com

 

 

Day 9: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru

Flamingoes at Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, check out of the camp, have game drive enroute to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will arrive Lake Nakuru in time for lunch. Dubbed as “A Bird watcher’s paradise”, Lake Nakuru is famous for hosting thousands if not millions of flamingos. Apart from the flamingos, there are other different bird species at the park; Lake Nakuru National Park has set up a rhino sanctuary to aide in protecting both the white and black rhinos that have seen their population drop to near extinction in recent years. Later in the afternoon you will explore the park that has various attractions like the Makalia falls and Baboon cliff just to name a couple. Herds of herbivores browse, graze and mingle freely, these include: buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, water bucks while on the lookout of the carnivores that include the lions and hyenas. After your game drive you will head to pelican lodge for your accommodation, which is out side the park.

Full board accommodation at Pelican Lodge.www.pelicanlodge.com

 

 

Day 9: Depart

Your journey to Nairobi will be graced by the breathtaking sceneries that the Great Rift Valley has to offer. Upon your arrival you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international Flight.

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Parks you will visit

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Aardvark
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African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
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Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
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