Book an adventure safari trip Kenya Tanzania and Rwanda including trekking the mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
Safari Code : TWB 225.
Duration : 14 Days | 13 Nights.
Places to Visit :Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Amboseli / Ngorongoro / Serengeti / Lake Manyara / Gorilla Treks - Rwanda.
Day 1. Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Reserve. (5.5hrs drive).
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 Sentrim Camp Mara / Ol Moran Tented Camp.
Mid Range:Sentrim Mara Camp.
Budget: Ol Moran Tented Camp.
Day 2 & 3. Masai Mara National Reserve.
Breakfast and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive 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 Maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Sentrim Camp Mara / Ol Moran Tented Camp.
Optional activities:Per Person Rate:
Masai Village Tour, $25.
Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari, $450.
Day 4. Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru. (4.5hrs drive).
Breakfast and afterwards depart for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch. The Bird Watchers’ Paradise On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching and game drives.
Flamingo (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total.
Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos, waterbuck etc.
View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa
Hills: Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge etc
Unique vegetation: About 550 different plant species including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.Afternoon game drive inside the beautiful Park to view thousands of pink flamingos and numerous wild game including the Rhinos afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge / Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.
Mid Range: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.
Budget: Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 5. Lake Nakuru - Amboseli National Park. (6hrs drive).
Breakfast and depart for Amboseli stopping for enroute lunch at Nairobi and proceed to amboseli at the foot hills of the snow-capped mount Kilimanjaro. Arrive for dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli / Sentrim Amboseli Camp.
Mid Range: Amboseli Sentrim Camp.
Budget: AA Lodge Amboseli.
The park is 39,206 hectares (392 km2; 151 sq. mi) in size at the core of an 8,000 square kilometres (3,100 sq. mi) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border. Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, Africa's highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya's most popular parks. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli,
wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.
Day 6. Amboseli.
Breakfast and proceed for a full day of game drives in the photogenic Park, Amboseli is famous for huge herds of elephants and hosts a great number of other game including the lion, the splendid cheetah and a variety of Birdlife. Dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli / Amboseli Sentrim Camp.
Day 7. Amboseli - Lake Manyara National Park. (4.5hrs drive).
Breakfast and proceed for Namanga Border town, Crossover to Tanzania arriving Arusha at approximately 1200hrs, Lunch at a selected Arusha Hotel / Restaurant. After lunch proceed to Lake Manyara for late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Migunga Tented Camp / Kirurumu Manyara Lodge.
Mid Range: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge.
Budget: Migunga Tented Camp.
Day 8. Lake Mayara - Serengeti. (2.5hrs drive).
After breakfast drive to Serengeti.The park covers 12,944km2 of open plains making it one of the largest in the world. The rocky outcrops commonly known as 'kopjes' in the eastern part of the park are of scenic beauty and occasionally cats can be seen lazing on them. The park contains vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and the antelopes. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Tented Camp / Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Mid Range: Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Budget: Ikoma Tented Camp.
Day 9. Serengeti National Park.
After breakfast take a packed lunch with you and continue with game viewing on Serengeti Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After lunch have a rest for one hr, then proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the
southwest of the park. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Tented Camp / Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 10. Serengeti - Ngorongoro. (2hrs drive).
Breakfast and leave for Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge, Arrive for Lunch, Afternoon at Leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Crater Forest Tented Camp / Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Mid Range: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Budget: Crater Forest Tented Camp.
Day 11. Ngorongoro Crater.
Today you will descend 2000 feet (0ver 600 metres) to the floor of the crater for a crater tour with picnic lunches. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Dinner and overnight at Crater Forest Tented Camp / Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 12. Arusha / Kigali.
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha. Lunch in Arusha town and transfer to Kilimanjaro airport, you will board the Rwanda Air Flight departing at 16:40 hours. The 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla commences with the scheduled flight over the Kilimanjaro Mountain range and the views of Lake Victoria and Serengeti. The flight arrives at 17:40 pm and you will be met and transferred to Chez Lando Hotel/Hotel Gorillas for overnight accommodation on Bed/Breakfast.
Mid Range: Hotel Gorillas.
Budget : Chez Lando.
Day 13. Gorilla Trek.
Gorilla Trip, Early morning breakfast and transfer with picnic lunches through the winding road arriving at Musanze at day break. The reservations office will provide the morning entertainment by the traditional dancers over a cup of coffee or Tea before allocation the gorilla groups to trek. From here, the day’s Rwanda gorilla trek begins with the guides leading a group of 8 people towards the saddle of the Mount Muhabura or Sabyinyo to find the Mountain gorillas. The trekking will take a couple of minutes finding them and later, you will be allowed an hour viewing and taking pictures of these gentle Apes in their natural habitat. Later, you will have a picnic lunch or lunch at your overnight Hotel before dinner and overnight at Hotel Muhabura / Le Bambou Lodge.
Mid Range: Le Bambou Lodge.
Budget : Hotel Muhabura.
Day 14. Kigali / Kilimanjaro Airport.
Morning breakfast and transfer to Kigali on a 2 hour road transit. Later, have a brief visit of the clean city of Kigali and have an optional visit of the Genocide Memorial before heading to the airport for flight back home/next destination.
Price Per Person Sharing USD6450. (Mid Range).
Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
Ground transportation by Private 4×4 vehicle(Van in Kenya) with an English speaking driver/guide or naturalist guide
Park entry fees
Kilimanjaro - Kigali - Kilimanjaro scheduled flight.
1 Gorilla trekking permit.
Services of guides and trackers.
Gorilla trekking certificate.
Inoculations and personal insurance
International flights to and from Africa
Optional activities and excursions
Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc.