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EAST AFRICA AND ZANZIBAR SAFARI
KTZS15 - 15 days / 14 nights

Offering ultimate value-for-money, this tour showcases Kenya’s most famous park, the Masai Mara. Crossing into Tanzania, it allows for a night on the shores of Lake Victoria before featuring the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Finally as the perfect contrast to the traditional East African safari, it features four nights of relaxation, historic discovery and Indian Ocean pleasure on the magical island of Zanzibar.

Wildlife Highlights : lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, hippos, crocodiles, wildebeest, zebra, antelope, gazelle, impala, waterbuck, topi, eland, plains game, giraffe, black and white rhino.

Accommodation: The Boma, Ashnil Mara Camp, Speke Bay Lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Ocean Paradise Beach Resort-Superior Garden room

Tour code:

KTZS15

Duration:

15 days/14 nights

Operation:

Set departures at the indicated prices (or daily on request/Private basis – prices on request)

Group size:

2-12 adults

Minimum group:

2 clients

Travel mode:

Road on a 6 seater 4x4 Land cruiser in Kenya and Tanzania

Package includes :

All meals as specified in the itinerary (half-board only in Zanzibar), Olduvai Gorge visit, half-day Ngorongoro Crater tour, one litre of mineral water per day, game drives, park fees, English-speaking driver guide.

Price excludes :

Dinner at The Boma, lunches in Zanzibar, cocktails, guided walks, biking, fishing, flight Arusha to Zanzibar.

Accommodation:

City hotel, safari lodges, luxury tented camps and beach resort.

Activities

Game drive, canoeing at Lake Victoria, fish village visit, (Ocean Paradise:Table tennis, billiards, fitness centre)

Regions:

Nairobi
Masai Mara National Reserve
Lake Victoria
Serengeti National Park
Ngorongoro Crater
Tarangire National Park
Zanzibar

1 night (bed and breakfast)
3 nights
2 nights
2 nights
1 night
1 night
4 nights half-board (breakfast and dinner)

 

Pre-safari Extension

Our scheduled departure safaris can now be combined with a pre-safari extension. To give a more unique African safari experience, we have rolled out a 2-night Rwanda gorilla trekking safari that can easily be pegged onto our set departure tours.

Rwanda Gorilla Safari Rates are Commissionable
**with the exception of the Gorilla Permits which are NET and NON-COMMISSIONABLE

 

2017 Rates

Set Departure
Dates and Rates

Cost in US$ per person sharing in 6 seater vehicle Without Park Entrance fees

Park Fees NET and NON-COMMISSIONABLE

Single Room Supplement

17/12/2016

4993

581.70

919

14/01/2017

4475

581.70

919

21/01/2017

4475

581.70

919

04/02/2017

4590

581.70

983

18/02/2017

4532

581.70

983

11/03/2017

4167

581.70

889

25/03/2017

3731

581.70

580

15/04/2017

3604

581.70

475

20/05/2017

3399

581.70

257

10/06/2017

4061

581.70

531

24/06/2017

4282

581.70

656

08/07/2017

4538

581.70

818

22/07/2017

4906

581.70

1119

05/08/2017

4906

581.70

1119

19/08/2017

4815

581.70

1107

02/09/2017

4757

581.70

1107

16/09/2017

4757

581.70

1107

30/09/2017

4475

581.70

919

14/10/2017

4475

581.70

919

28/10/2017

4167

581.70

889

11/11/2017

4137

581.70

889

02/12/2017

4137

581.70

889

Children under 12 years sharing with two adults pay 60%.

Optional extras: The cost of a scheduled flight Arusha-Zanzibar is not included in the package.

The cost (per person, subject to change but valid provisionally 16.12.2016 to 14.12.2017) is: Adult USD415 & Child USD335

Prices ONLY applicable if safari is started and completed within the specified dates; and subject to availability of indicated accommodation.

Overlapping price periods re-quoted upon enquiry.

East Africa and Zanzibar Safari Schedule

Day 1:                     Arrival in Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the 5-star hotel The Boma. Dinner (not included) can be taken at the hotel or at any of the cities many restaurants.

Day 2:                     Nairobi to Masai Mara

Leaving the lodge after breakfast, continue up the floor of Rift to arrive in the famous Masai Mara National Reserve, and at the Ashnil Mara Camp in time for a late lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy your first game-drive in the Mara. World renowned for the breathtaking spectacle of ‘the greatest wildlife show on earth’, the awe inspiring annual migration of the wildebeest, the Mara is Kenya’s most visited protected area. Technically an extension of Tanzania’s renowned Serengeti National Park, the Mara constitutes only 4% of the entire Serengeti ecosystem but its rolling grasslands, meandering rivers and towering escarpments offer one of the world’s most rewarding and evocative wildlife arenas. Returning to the camp, enjoy some relaxation on your private veranda, sundowners and dinner in the central restaurant.

About the Mara

When it comes to game-viewing, there is nowhere in Africa richer in wildlife or more eventful in encounters than the Mara. A pristine wilderness of haunting beauty, it promises its visitors a profusion of wildlife, prolific bird life and the unprecedented opportunity of catching up with all the members of the ‘Big Five’ in one morning.

Distance/drive time: 270m / 5hours

Day 3:                     On safari in the Mara

Spend all day on safari in the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives and breakfast, lunch and dinner at the camp. When it comes to game-viewing, there is nowhere in Africa richer in wildlife or more eventful in encounters than the Mara. A pristine wilderness of haunting beauty, it promises its visitors a profusion of wildlife, prolific bird life and the unprecedented opportunity of catching up with all the members of the ‘Big Five’ in one morning. All meals and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp.

Day 4:                     On safari in the Mara

You have yet another exciting day in Masai Mara enjoying morning and afternoon game drives, all meals and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp.

Day 5:                     Tanzania and Lake Victoria

After breakfast cross the border between Kenya and Tanzania at Isabenia and drive to the shores of Lake Victoria with a picnic lunch on the way. Check into the Speke Bay Lodge, which is on the lake shore, and spend a restful afternoon on the largest inland lake in the world. The white-painted lodge, which offers a series of traditional round or ‘rondavel’ thatched buildings, has been styled to resemble a small village of the local Sukuma people and offers guided walks, biking, fishing, canoeing and more (some or all of which may be charged additionally). Dinner at the lodge.

Distance/drive time: 480 km / 9 hours

Day 6:                     Lake Victoria

Day spent at the shores of Lake Victoria with 1.5hour boat ride and visit to local village. All meals and overnight at Speke Bay Lodge

Day 7:                     Lake Victoria to Serengeti

After breakfast drive to the Serengeti National Park and to Serengeti Sopa Lodge, which is ideally located for safari game drives as well as optional activities such as balloon safaris, guided walks etc. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

About the Serengeti

Covering 14,763 sq km of endlessly rolling savannah plains, the Serengeti is Tanzania’s first-established, largest and most famous park wherein tens of thousands of hoofed animals roam in a constant and unremitting search for the fresh grasslands upon which their survival depends.

Distance/drive time: 250km / 5 hours

Day 8:                     On safari in the Serengeti

With a full day on safari (morning and afternoon game drives included) your options are wide. The Serengeti, whose Maasai name ‘Siringet’ translates as ‘the endless plains’, offers unparalleled ornithological opportunities and an unrivalled natural arena wherein the glory and harmony of nature can be appreciated as nowhere else on earth. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the lodge.

Day 9:                     To the Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge

After breakfast, leave the Serengeti and drive to the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge the ‘Cradle of Mankind’ and site of one of the most important and controversial Palaeolithic finds in recent history. After lunch at the site, continue into the crater for an afternoon tour. In the late afternoon, arrive at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, which enjoys magnificent views down into the crater. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

About the crater

Often referred to as ‘the eighth wonder of the world’ the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s best-known wildlife arenas. A World Heritage Site, it is also one of the largest volcanic craters in the world (almost 20 kilometres wide, 610-760 metres deep and covering a total area of 264 square kilometres). An utterly unique biosphere, the Crater harbours grasslands, swamps, forests, saltpans, a fresh water lake and a glorious variety of birdlife, all enclosed within its towering walls. Due to its high concentration of wildlife, close-range viewing opportunities and striking scenery it is also Tanzania’s most visited destination.

Distance/drive time: 145 km / 3 hours

Day 10:                  Ngorongoro to Tarangire

After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park, an arid haven, peppered with ancient baobab trees, towering termite mounts, and home to huge herds of elephant. Enjoy lunch at Tarangire Sopa lodge. The lodge also offers its own swimming pool. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Distance/drive time: 200 km / 3 hours

Day 11:                  Arusha to Zanzibar

After breakfast, drive to Arusha where lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Transfer to Arusha Airport for your flight (cost not included in this package) to Zanzibar. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Ocean Paradise Resort, which offers crystal blue waters, a wide selection of dining experiences (breakfast and dinner are provided in your package), extensive sports, and a wide range of cultural entertainment (some or all of which may be charged additionally).

Distance/drive time (to Arusha): 150 km / 2.5 hours

Day 12, 13 & 14   On the ‘spice isle’ of Zanzibar

Three days of leisure in Zanzibar, where activities at the hotel include (some are charged) swimming, snorkelling, sea kayaking, diving, water sports, dhow trips and nature trails plus visits to a dhow workshop and the brooding caverns of the Mangapwani Slave Caves where slaves were hidden after the abolishment of slavery made their shipment illegal. Other places of interest in Stone Town and around are: the Portuguese Fort, the Sultan’s Palace, the old Dhow Port, the Old Slave Market, the House of Wonders, the Old Dispensary, the home of the slaver, Tippu-Tip, the Livingstone House, The Hamamni Bath, The National Museum, The Chukwani Palace, The Jozani Forest – the last red colobus monkey sanctuary, The Mtoni Palace ruins, The Maruhubi Palace ruins and the Persian Baths of Kidichi. Breakfast and dinner only (lunch not provided) are provided at the resort.

Day 15:                  Depart

After breakfast, depart to Zanzibar airport to connect to your onward flight.

Kwaheri
Come back soon.

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