Affordable Tanzania Safari, Tour and Trip combined with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda:
10 Days / 9 Nights:
Lake Manyara,Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Gorilla Trekking Uganda.
Day 1. Lake Manyara National Park.
The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs. 1400hrs, drive to Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at Migunga Tented Camp / Kirurumu Manyara Lodge.
Mid Range: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge.
Budget: Migunga Tented Camp..
Day 2. Serengeti National Park.
Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Lunch at the lodge. Then, drive to Serengeti National Park. 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. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Tented Camp / Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Mid Range: Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Budget: Ikoma Tented Camp.
Day 3. 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 4. Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Depart for a morning game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch drive to Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey's renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of the man's earliest known ancestral remains. Continue driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and Overnight at Rhino Lodge / Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Mid Range: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Budget: Rhino Lodge.
Day 5. 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 Rhino Lodge / Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 6. Arusha/Entebbe.
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha. Lunch in Arusha town. Later transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for an evening flight to Entebbe(Kenya Airways - operated by Precision air) departing Kilimanjaro airport at 1415hrs arriving Entebbe airport at 2100hrs). Arrive Entebbe and transfer to Central Inn for overnight on BB basis.
Day 7. Bwindi National Park.
Take a full day drive to Bwindi through the Ishasha plains. You may see Elephant, Uganda Kob, Topi and maybe tree climbing Lions on the way to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Arrive in the early afternoon for dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi. Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. TRANSIT TIME 9 HOURS
Day 8. Gorilla Trekking.
Morning wakeup call with pre - breakfast tea/coffee/hot chocolate. After breakfast, your gorilla safari guide will transfer to the nearby briefing point where the gorilla trek begins. Thereafter, with picnic
lunch boxes and water, the gorilla guide, gorilla trackers, porters and the other visitors will start a 2 minutes to an 8 hours walk in the Bwindi Forest following one of the families of Mountain Gorilla groups. The gorilla safari lasts around one hour from the time you first see them. After a picnic lunch in the Jungle, we trek back to camp followed by dinner and overnight at The Gorilla Resort Bwindi. Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 9. Entebbe.
After breakfast, drive through the little Switzerland of Kigezi before heading to Mbarara. After picnic lunches along the way, transfer to Entebbe arriving late in the evening. Overnight at Central Inn on Bed/Breakfast.
Day 10. Kilimanjaro.
Morning breakfast and proceed to the airport for the 10:00am flight back to Kilimanjaro where you connect for your flight Home/next destination.
End of Trip.
The above rates include:
Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
Ground transportation by Private 4×4 vehicle with an English speaking
driver/guide or naturalist guide
Game drives or sightseeing depending on the itinerary - where indicated
Park or reserve entry fees - where applicable
All Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
Kilimanjaro - Entebbe scheduled return flights(Rwandair).
1 Gorilla trekking permit.
Services of guides and trackers.
Gorilla trekking certificate.
The above rates exclude:
Inoculations and personal insurance
International flights and departure taxes.
Optional activities and excursions
Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc.