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8 Days 7 Nights-Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara

 East Africa Expedition

 WHEN TO GO – SEASONS.

 January Through December.

 Select a month to find out more.

Northern Tanzania’s wilderness is usually green and full of life at this time of year. The predators are all here to be seen. Rains in the southern Serengeti have drawn the herds south to exploit the nutrient rich short grass plains. Down in Tarangire there is a number of resident game year around. The wildlife in the Ngorongoro crater is abundant as well. There is usually a medium number of visitors at this time of year.

Northern Tanzania’s wilderness is usually green and full of life at this time of year. The predators are all here to be seen. Rains in the southern Serengeti have drawn the herds south to exploit the nutrient rich short grass plains. Down in Tarangire there is a number of resident game year around. The wildlife in the Ngorongoro crater is abundant as well. There is usually a medium number of visitors at this time of year.

Rain season, this tour is not recommended at this time of year.

In April you may experience more rain than other times of year, but generally there are fewer safari vehicles and still abundant wildlife. The wilderness are shades of vibrant greens. This is one of the best times to explore the eastern Serengeti plains and the abundant wildlife in the Ngorongoro crater.

In May there is more rain than other times of year, but generally there are fewer safari vehicles and still abundant wildlife. The wildernesses are green. This is also a fine time to explore the eastern Serengeti plains and the Ngorongoro craters abundant wildlife.

June is the beginning of dry and cold season, chilling especially at night and morning. This time of the year Tarangire offers less wildlife numbers than previous months. The Serengeti migration herds will be meandering between center and western and wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater is a must see. The number of safari vehicles is medium in June.
The region is usually dry and the grass turns yellow. At Tarangire and Serengeti masses of wild game gather along the rivers and water ponds. Much wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater. The number of people in the parks is high in this season.
The region is usually dry and the grass turns yellow. At Tarangire and Serengeti masses of wild game gather along the rivers and water ponds. Much wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater. The number of people in the parks is high in this season.
The region is usually dry and the grass turns yellow. At Tarangire and Serengeti masses of wild game gather along the rivers and water ponds. Much wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater. The number of people in the parks is high in this season.
In October the region is completely dried out. Serengeti and Tarangire wildlife only gather at water sources to quench their thirst. A medium number of visitors are in the parks at this time.
A season of short rains usually occurs at anytime during November and December. Showers generally happen in the night and are short lived. Temperatures are warm during the day and can drop considerably at night. The first thunder showers start to build over the Serengeti rolling plains and relieve the wild residents from the dry habitat. In Tarangire there are a number of resident game year around. The Ngorongoro crater is abundant with wildlife. The number of visitors in the parks are low in November.

A season of short rains usually occurs at anytime during November and December. Showers generally happen in the night and are short lived. Temperatures are warm during the day and can drop considerably at night. The first thunder showers start to build over the Serengeti rolling plains and relieve the wild residents from the dry habitat. In Tarangire there are a number of resident game year around. The Ngorongoro crater is  abundant with wildlife. The number of visitors in the parks are medium in December.

Detailed Itinerary

Accommodation Level: Mid range-Tented Camp and Lodges.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Nairobi

 Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to your city hotel for briefing, our rep will take you through a brief itinerary orientation before set out on your East Africa Adventure. 

                    

Nairobi – Lake Nakuru 

Distance Approx: 176km – 2.5hrs drive

Activities:

The safari starts at Lake Nakuru Park after breakfast. We arrive at the lodge for lunch before setting out for a late afternoon game drive. The park displays spectacular scenery of the lake, yellow backed acacia forest and the Great Rift Valley escarpment. It is also famed for its shallow soda water but has been expanding day by day for some years now. It is home to lesser flamingos.

The Black Rhino and White Rhino can also be seen here. The lake shore is the best place for watching waterfowl at close range. The leopard and lions share this inspiring nature together with giraffe, buffalo, zebra and bush-buck.  You will return to your lodge as the sun sets for dinner.                                               

-Overnight stay at Lake Nakuru lodge

Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara.

Distance Approx. 310km – 6hrs drive.

Activities: Game viewing.
Program: The safari begins after breakfast. We’ll drive west to the Maasai Mara National game reserve. Lunch is served when we arrive at the camp. After lunch we set out for an afternoon of game viewing. We will return to the lodge by sunset.                                             

-Overnight at OL – Moran Tented Camp or similar

Maasai Mara Game Reserve Game Drive

Activities: Game viewing

Safari starts after breakfast for a full day game drive at Maasai Mara, the reserve offers great chances to explore the rich flora and fauna. Wildlife meandering along Mara River a home to flotillas crocodiles and the “Big Five”. Between August and December is the amazing  picturesque great migration crossing. A picnic lunch will served at the park. Then you will continue game driving and return to your lodge by sunset.                                                                                                                             

-Overnight stay at OL Moran Tented Camp

Masasai Mara – Serengeti National Park

Activities: Game viewing
Program: After an early breakfast your expedition will head to the Serengeti via the Isbania border. You will meet our Feline Safrais Tanzania Limited™ 4WD Land-Cruiser. After visa procedures you will board and takeoff to Serengeti. Past the scenic Mara River to camp for dinner and overnight stay.                                                                    

-Overnight stay at Hippo Trail Tented Camp                                                                                                                                

Full Day Serengeti National Park

Activities: Game viewing
Program: the day starts with breakfast. Then we depart for a full day of game viewing. The Serengeti is famous for its vast open grasslands, a paradise for bigger lion prides, elephant, buffalo, eland, giraffe, zebra and gazelle. The rivers host larger numbers of hippo, crocodile and waterfowl species. Picnic lunch will be served, followed by more exploring of the Serengeti. We will return to the camp as the evening sets.                                                                                      

-Overnight stay at Hippo Trail Tented Camp                                                                                                                               

Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro

Distance Approx. 161 kilometers   

Activities: Game viewing
Program: You will leave the camp after breakfast for some wildlife viewing. The stunning horizon southeast and massive kopjes (granite rocks) dot the plains. Many predators and wildlife use these rocks as shelter on hot days.

Lunch will be served at the plains before we exit the Naabi main gate. Then we head to the rim of the Ngorongoro crater, to arrive at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

-Overnight stay at Rhino Lodge

Ngorongoro crater – Karatu

Activities: Game viewing
Program: Game viewing at the crater starts after an early breakfast. A diversity wildlife, includes-buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, hippo, rhino and hyena clans you won’t find elsewhere. A picnic lunch will be served in the afternoon. Then we will ascend the crater wall and head to the lodge for the evening siesta.                                                                 

-Overnight stay at Marera Valley lodge                                                                                                                                                                               

Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha 

Distance Approx. 120km 2hrs drive

Program: The day begins with breakfast. We will descent the Great Valley escarpment to its basement. Diverse habitats, dense woodlands, the Great Rift Valley wall and a shallow alkaline lake. This wilderness is a paradise to many waterfowl species. Elephant, buffaloes, giraffes and Impala harem roam between the open plains and the forested Valley slopes. Several hundred Olive Baboon troops, Sykes (blue monkey) hippo, lions and many more are park residents. In the afternoon you will stop for a picnic lunch by then continue on a game viewing before drive back to Arusha.    

-Overnight stay at Kahawa Lodge 

You will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to fly out of the country or Arusha Domestic Airport and fly to Zanzibar or join another wildlife safari if extended excursions are selected.

  •  PRICE FROM: $4,925pps
  • All entry fees,
  • Governments Taxes,
  • Unlimited Mineral water while on safari.
  • All accommodations while on safari in full board (FB) basis.
  • Accommodation night upon your arrival in Nairobi and after a safari in bed and breakfast (bb) basis,
  • Service of Professional English speaking driver guide. Option of French, Spanish and Germany speaking guide during your safari bookings.
  • All transfers mentioned above, upon your arrival in Nairobi (NBO) and departure from Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha domestic airport.
  • 4WD Land-Cruiser equipped with (popup) opened roofed for safaris, window seats, seat belts, radio wave, fridge and multiple outlet for recharging battery and device.
  • Gratuity
  • All Personal Items (Example toiletries, cameras)
  • Excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary

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