12 Days – Kenya and Tanzania, The Great Migration 2018
This amazing package was specially designed for those who are interested to see one of the Greatest Wildlife Shows on Earth – The Great Migration. The highlight of the Show is undoubtedly the Mara River crossing, which involves about 1.5 million animals. Crocodiles will be waiting in the river, while other predators like lions, cheetahs and hyenas lurk in the grasslands looking for an easy meal.
Adding on the adrenaline that this package offers, join the Hazabe Tribe as they go about on a hunt. Interact intimately with them, learn their way of life and try out their tools. It would be an unforgettable experience of a lifetime!
- Witness one of the greatest wildlife shows on Earth.
- A package designed to allow optimal time and chance to witness the River Crossing.
- Photograph the flamingos and a plethora of other birds in Kenya.
- Visit the Hadzabe Tribe and join them for a hunting experience.
- Special Night Safari drive in Masai Mara.
- Full-Board Package.
- Guaranteed window seat for all.
- Private vehicles.
Day 1 – Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and be transported to South Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel.
The Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi is set in beautifully landscaped gardens. Its spacious and modern rooms include en-suite bathrooms, whilst executive suites boast personal bars and private patios overlooking the lush gardens. You will spend one night here in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom.
Overnight: South Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel
Day 2 – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, you will depart Nairobi and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park with a brief stop at The Rift Valley view point. Lake Nakuru consists of wooded and bushy grasslands, with a wide ecological diversity. Habitats span from the lake waters to the escarpment and ridges. The normally water-covered surface of the lake occupies about a third of the park.
This national park is famous for its flamingo populations (both greater and lesser), and a good variety of other water birds. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white & black rhinos, buffaloes, and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.
After having lunch at the lodge, you will proceed out again for an extended afternoon game drive, after which you will return back to Sarova Lion Hill Lodge where you will spend the next two nights in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom. All meals are inclusive during your stay.
Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Day 3 – Lake Bogoria
After a hearty early breakfast, you will proceed to Lake Bogoria. Known to host good numbers of flamingos for most part of the year, the alkaline waters of the lake are rich in blue-green algae which the flamingos feed on. The lake offers perfect opportunities for photography.
After the game drive in Lake Bogoria, you will proceed back to Lake Nakuru where you will experience another game drive before retiring to your lodge. Alternatively, the group may also choose to stay out a bit longer if they wish.
Offering panoramic views of Lake Nakuru and the picturesque national park that bears the same name, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is laid out among tall acacia trees, winding walkways and green lawns. The chalets are set out along a hillside overlooking Lake Nakuru, and feature private patios with spectacular views.
Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Day 4 – Masai Mara
After breakfast, you will be driven to Lake Naivasha, in time for your scheduled SafariLink Aviation flight from Loldia to Masai Mara.
The flight departs at 10:15am and arrives at 11:00am. On arrival, you will be met by your driver guide for the transfer to the lodge, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, you will set out for an afternoon game viewing drive.
The quintessential Masai Mara safari delivers many attractions and is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game, as well as about two million animals that make up the Great Migration.
Delight in your three night stay at Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp in a superior tent with an en-suite bathroom. Your stay includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Overnight: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Day 5 & 6 – Masai Mara
Spend a full day in Masai Mara with extended morning and afternoon game viewing drives. The group may also choose to stay out a bit longer if they wish.
Overnight: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Day 7 & 8 – Central Serengeti
After breakfast, you will embark on your scheduled flight to Migori. The flight will depart at 09:10am and arrive at 13:00pm (approximately). Kindly note that your transfer today involves custom and immigration formalities, a road transfer and a change of aircraft.
You will be transferred by road from the Migori Airstrip to Tarime Airstrip (transfer time is approximately 1.5 hours) where you will clear customs and immigrations en-route at the Isebania (Tanzanian) Border. On arrival in Serengeti, you will be met by your guide and be transported to the camp in a private vehicle.
Enjoy your and freshen up at the lodge before setting out again in the afternoon for an extended game drive in the Serengeti National Park.
You will spend two nights at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge in a room with an en-suite bathroom. Your stay includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The next day will be spent entirely in the vast Serengeti National Park, with morning and afternoon game viewing drives. The group may also choose to stay out the entire day if it is preferred.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Day 9 & 10 – Ngorongoro Crater
This morning, you can choose to have an early breakfast at the lodge, or take a packed breakfast along for a picnic. A drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation area will bring you to the wonderful Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. It is an extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago, forming a vast superbowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display.
The central bowl called the caldera, has sides roughly 1,950 feet high and a flattish centre with a diameter of about 10 miles. The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breath-taking. The crater walls are forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Many of these are the large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depend on the open grasslands in the crater. These attract the attendant predators, the black-maned lion, the leopard and hyena.
You will spend two days visiting this area for its endless wildlife photo opportunities. The group will stay two nights at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is inclusive.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day 11 – Lake Eyasi
After breakfast, the group will proceed to meet up with the Hazabe tribe. These people are the original bushmen who had retained their original primitive lifestyle and their culture has not changed. Join them on their hunt and capture great, intimate shots along the way. After a day with tribe, drive on to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
You will stay one night here at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge in a chalet with an en-suite bathroom. Your stay includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Overnight: Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 12 – Departure
After breakfast, the group will be transported to Arusha, arriving just in time for lunch. After lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. After lunch, our representative will gather the group, and drive to Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward journey. (Approx. 1 hour)
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Package Price: USD6,928*
Based on min 16 paying guests, on twin-sharing basis.
Due to very limited accommodation available, this price is only valid until 15th October 2018.
- Price is inclusive of one tour leader (in single room throughout the trip).
- Inclusive of Emergency medical evacuation insurance (to nearest medical facility).
- Quick “Ground Response” VIP priority services is guaranteed, with whatsapp and wechat support.
- All domestic flights.
- 44 seater coach for transfer in Nairobi.
- All Parks, conservation and tourist levies inclusive.
Private Photo Safari Inclusions:
- All accommodation based on twin-sharing
- All meals (Full-board)
- All airport transfers/hotel transfers
- Guaranteed window seats for all guests
- All National Parks, Private Reserve entrance & conservancy fees
- Internal regional airfares (scheduled bush flights)
- Emergency medical evacuation insurance (to nearest medical facility)
- Tourist Development Levy in Tanzania and Kenya
- Ngorongoro Crater fees
Private Photo Safari Exclusions:
- International Airfare to and from Kenya
- International visa fees for Kenya (if applicable)
- Gratuities to your driver-guide(s), tour leader and camp/lodge staff
- Personal travel insurance
- Liquor/Wine/Beer unless otherwise specified
- Laundry services unless otherwise specified
- Expenses of a personal nature
A confirmed booking constitutes a 30% deposit, along with a completed Reservation Booking Form and Travel Insurance Acceptance Form are required in order to confirm your reservation and secure your accommodation. The balance of the safari price is due not later than 60 days prior to departure. All prices are quoted in US dollars and must be paid in US dollars.
This quote is based on the details and assumptions in this itinerary document. Availability for accommodation can change dynamically and TopLiners Pte Ltd will endeavour to secure them. In the event should any prior accommodation arrangements becomes unavailable, TopLiners Pte Ltd will replace the affected accommodation with a same or better-valued one. If the final number of travelers in your party changes, TopLiners Pte Ltd reserves the right to re-estimate this safari package.