18 DAYS, 17 NIGHTS KENYA, TANZANIA AND MT KILIMANJARO PACKAGE

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Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi then to Lake Nakuru

Pick up from the airport upon arrival or hotel and commence the drive to Lake Nakuru National park arriving in time for the mid morning game viewing with packed lunches. Game viewing till 5 pm.

Dinner and overnight at Lanet Matfam Resort http://www.lanetmatfamresort.co.ke/

Day 2: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara

Pick up from the airport upon arrival or hotel and commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the great rift valley view point where you will have a breathtaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Arrive Maasai Mara in time for lunch. After lunch, depart for a game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve. Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner ending with good time for resting.

Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. Its regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife Viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Hardly can a visitor miss to spot the big five. The phenomenal wildebeest migration which.

Dinner and overnight at Lenchada Touristic Camp http://lenchadatouristcamp.com/

Day 3: Full day Maasai Mara National Reserve

Spend the full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty sitted at the banks of Mara river.

Optional: In the evening, Visit the local Masai village for a Masai cultural tour at USD 20. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local Masai people. A overnight at the Masai village can be organized upon request. A balloon safari at USD 380 per person can can be organized early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.

Dinner and overnight at Lenchada Touristic Camp http://lenchadatouristcamp.com/   

Day 4: Maasai Mara to Serengeti via Isebania Border 

Eat breakfast at 7 a.m. Take a morning game drive for 2 hours and exit through the South Gate. Drive to the Isebania border of Tanzania to arrive around midday. Complete the hour-long process to cross the Tanzania border. Meet your Tanzanian driver and start the game drive in Serengeti en route to the accommodation.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Wildbeest Camp: http://www.tanzaniawildcamps.com/hotel/serengeti-wildebeest-camps/

Day 5:Full day Serengeti National Reserve 

Breakfast at 7 a.m. Full-day game drive in Serengeti and picnic lunch at 1 p.m., then back to the camp for dinner.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Wildbeest Camp: http://www.tanzaniawildcamps.com/hotel/serengeti-wildebeest-camps/

Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Depart Serengeti at 7 a.m. Game drive en route to Ngorongoro Park with picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight at Highview Coffee Lodge http://www.tanzaniawildcamps.com/accommodation/serengeti-wildebeest-camps/

Day 7: Ngorongoro to Lake Manyara

Full-day tour of Ngorongoro that begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m with picnic lunch.

Depart to drive and spend the night at Octagon Lodge: http://www.octagonlodge.com/index.php/en/index.html

Day 8: Lake Manyara to Tarangire

Early morning half-day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that begins at 7 a.m. Depart for Tarangire with picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Simba Lodge http://www.simbaportfolio.com/tarangiresimbalodge/

Day 9: Tarangire to Arusha

Early morning half-day game drive in Tarangire National Park that begins at 7 a.m.

Afterwards, drive out of the park and proceed to Arusha with drop off at Venus premier Hotel http://venushotels.co.tz/ for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Arusha to Kilimanjaro via Machame Gate

Breakfast at the hotel and thereafter drive from Arusha to Machame Park Gate, for registrations formalities then we will start walk through the rain forest on a winding trail up a ridge. At lower elevations the trail can be muddy and slippery. Gaiters and trekking poles are a good idea here. We continue a short distance until we reach the Machame Camp.

Day 11: Trek Machame Camp to Shira Camp

After breakfast we leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing the valley along a steep rocky ridge. The route now turns west onto a river gorge until we arrive at the Shira campsite.

Day 12: Trek Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

From the Shira Plateau we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the Shark’s Tooth (elev 4650 m/15,250 ft). Shortly after the tower we come to the second junction which goes to the Arrow Glacier. We now continue down to the Barranco Camp. Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.

Day 13: Trek Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge up the Barranco Wall (elev 4250 m/13,900 ft), through the Karanga Valley (elev 4050 m/13,250 ft) to the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu Camp. You have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp with views of the summit in the distance.

Day 14: Summit to Mweka Camp

Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit, From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. Once at Uhuru Peak you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa, from the summit we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Mweka Camp, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You may want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. We arrive at Mweka Camp and enjoy our last evening on the mountain.

Day 15: In the morning we walk down to the gate of Mweka. This takes about 4hrs. After a welcome lunch, it is time to say thanks and tipping the potters and guides, then drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at Venus Premier http://venushotels.co.tz/

Day 16: Arusha to Amboseli via Namanga border

Breakfast at the hotel and thereafter check out and proceed to Amboseli via Namanga border. Our driver from Kenyan side will pick you up and proceed to AA Lodge Amboseli for check in and lunch.

After lunch, depart for an afternoon game viewing in the park

Dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli https://aalodges.com/aa-lodges/aa-amboseli/

Day 17: Full Day in Amboseli

Early morning game drive later return back to lodge for breakfast. After breakfast Full day spend in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro .Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Dinner and overnight at AA Lodge Amboseli https://aalodges.com/aa-lodges/aa-amboseli/

Day 18: Amboseli to Nairobi

Breakfast at the camp and thereafter proceed for a game viewing till midday. Return to the camp for lunch and thereafter check out and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the evening. Drop off at the airport for your home bound flight.

COST

 USD 5205 per person sharing a double room

USD 5495 for the 3rd person in a single room

 Inclusions in the cost:

  •  Full board accommodation on safari
  •  All Park entrance fees in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Bottled water
  •  All meals as per itinerary
  •  All Transport in a customized safari vehicle in Kenya and a 4 x 4 Land cruiser Jeep with a pop up roof for game viewing in Tanzania
  • Our assistance at any point.
  • Ngorongoro conservation fee
  • Accommodation in Arusha with all meals
  • Pickup and drop off to your hotel and airport

MT KILIMANJARO

  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents:
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides:
  • Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy nutritious food
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters

Exclusions in the cost

  •  Gratitutes
  • Drinks e.g alcohol
  • Masai village @USD 20
  • Balloon Safari @USD 380
  • Visa

Price:From: $ 5,205