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Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari traveling directly between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti adds a certain thrill to this classic safari and allows one to immediately enjoy the wonderful scenery, vegetation, culture and wildlife .The “Kenya and Tanzania Safari” visiting the main wildlife areas of East Africa.
Traveling directly between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti adds a certain thrill to this classic safari and allows one to immediately enjoy the wonderful scenery, vegetation, culture and wildlife .
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our Representative and transferred to Fairview hotel for your overnight stay. The guide will brief you on your safari before you rest for the night.
Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari depart Nairobi after breakfast with a scenic drive westwards towards Masai Mara. Stop briefly at the Great Rift Valley view point where you will see The Great Right Valley floor from a vantage point. Continue your journey arriving in Masai Mara in time for lunch at Kichakani Camp. Take an afternoon game drive in the Reserve and there after return to the camp for dinner and overnight at Mara sopa lodge.
In the month of September, the Masai Mara is still abuzz with a million plus wildebeests and Zebras grazing in the plains after migrating from Serengeti in Tanzania. Predators are also a common site as there is an abundance of prey to kill.
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari spend full day with game drives viewing animals in the park. During the period of July and October, the Reserve is abuzz with activity due to the annual migration of wild beast and zebras from Serengeti. On this day, you will drive through the reserve photographing huge herds of wildebeests and Zebras which have migrated to the reserve.
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place.
This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savannah- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
All meals and overnight at the Mara Sopa lodge
Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after breakfast drive from Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. After lunch take the afternoon visiting Hell’s gate National Park. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Lake Naivasha is an ornithological paradise and home for hippopotamus, Lake Naivasha is also a birdwatchers fantasy.
It is surrounded by Mount Longonot, an extinct volcano standing at 2,777 m of altitude. At Hell´s Gate gorge with its steam jets, and Fischer’s Tower a pinnacle of soaring rock, game abounds and the rarest of Kenya’s birds of prey, the Lammergeyer nest. There are over 450 species in the immediate area including the highland escarpments, which surround the lake to the south and west. Between October and March, migrating bird species generously supplement the resident bird population. On Lake Naivasha, pelicans and cormorants are numerically superior but pride of place must go to the African Fish Eagle whose haunting call remains as significant to lake visitors as does the roar of a lion in the parks.
Hell’s Gate National Park is a miniature Rift Valley. It is characterized by diverse topography and geological scenery.
It has got the cliffs (favored by rock climbers), the plains and the gorge. It’s also got the hot water geysers (used for geothermal power generation), steam vents and obsidian caves. It’s an invaluable and beautiful natural resource in Kenya.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after Early Breakfast Drive to Amboseli via Nairobi, Lunch en route Arriving Amboseli late in the afternoon, Dinner & overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.
Day 6: Amboseli National Park.
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari full day is spent with game drives in this photogenic park which is situated at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa. All meals and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.
Day 7: Amboseli National Park – Tarangire National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after breakfast, depart for Namanga Border to cross into Tanzania. Here you will be met by your Guide who will brief you as you drive to Arusha for lunch. Thereafter depart for Tarangire to begin the Tanzanian leg of your safari arriving in Tarangire late in the afternoon. Take afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Osupuko Lodge..
Day 8: Tarangire National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari spend full day in Tarangire National Park with morning and evening game drives. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Osupuko Lodge.
Tarangire National Park, gazette in 1970, is 118km away from Arusha town, which covers an area off 2600sq km that’s about 1600 miles and derivers its name from the Tarangire River that flows through the center of the park. The river flows from south to north/northwest and empties its water in Lake Burungi. An exceptional collection of “Acacia Tortilis” and baobab trees has become synonymous with the name Tarangire National Park.
Day 9: Tarangire National park – Lake Manyara National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara Park for full day game drives with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Nsya Lodge
The Lake Manyara National park is serene and beautiful with main attractions of a rich bird life, tree-climbing lions, its elephants, and hippos that you can see at closer range than most other places. Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain times of the year hosts thousands of flamingos and a diversity of other bird life. Although it is one of the smallest parks, its vegetation is so diverse enabling it to host a variety of wildlife habitats.
Lake Manyara National Park is a small but scenic safari park, excellent for bird watching and a good area to find elephant, as well as the potential excitement of spotting a legendary Lake Manyara tree-climbing lion.
Lake Manyara is a good soft introduction to the Tanzania safari experience. It is a magical and pretty park that winds its way around a mainly forested driving route between the banks of Soda Water Lake and the impressive rise of the Great Rift escarpment
Elephant, giraffe, buffalo and wildebeest can be found grazing in unexpected clearings or heading towards the water to drink or wash, and the rivers and riverbeds provide scenic vistas for possible animal sightings.
Warthog seem to thrive here, growing notably fat and tusked, and it is a natural playground for baboons and monkeys. The tree-climbing lion of Lake Manyara inspire extensive theorizing as to the wonders of evolution, and are also notoriously rarely seen.
Day 10: Serengeti National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari depart Lake Manyara after breakfast for Serengeti National Park with a game drive en route. After a picnic lunch, proceed with an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Safari Camp.
Day 11: Serengeti National Park
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari spend the full day of game viewing in Serengeti Plains with picnic lunch in the park. Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Safari Camp
During the month of September, central and northern Serengeti is where you will find a concentration of wildlife including lions, cheetah and leopard, lots of elephant and buffalo, hippo, eland, reedbuck, Dik dik, giraffe and a lot of different birds. During this period there are relatively few wildebeests as most are still in the Masai Mara following the migration.
Day 12: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Following your morning game drive, depart for Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a game drive en route and an optional stop at Olduvai Gorge Museum. Dinner and overnight will be at Rhino Lodge.
Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after an early breakfast descend into the crater floor with picnic lunch for a full day crater tour. Ascend the crater later in the evening.
The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals. Ngorongoro and other freestanding mountains are volcanic in origin, formed during the fracturing process that created the Rift valley 15 to 20 million years ago.
Dinner and overnight will be at Rhino Lodge.
Day 14: Departure
Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari after breakfast, depart Ngorongoro driving to Arusha arriving in time for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport for your homebound flight.
NB: Please book a flight departing from early evening.
End of Kenya and Tanzania Budget Safari services.