Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Safari in Kenya and Tanzania - Awesome Holidays Safaris

Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

8 Days | Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

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Overview

The Best of Tanzania and Kenya Safari
Welcome to Awesome Holidays Safaris Ltd and enjoy their hospitality as they crate great and awesome moments for wonderful memories in life! During this holiday, you can get the best of Kenya and Tanzania safari. Enjoy the breathtaking wildlife as you explore Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Crater.

    Key information
  • Group and private safari possible, rates will vary depending on this.The rates displayed are for group safari.
  • Group size: 7 persons in a minivan on the Kenyan part, and Land Cruiser on the Tanzanian part.
  • Children policy: Minimum age allowed for participation is three and participating children need to be supervised . For the children under 12 years they will pay 60% of the adult rate.
  • Starting and ending point is Nairobi.
  • English speaking guide. Other language speaking guide available for a private safari.
  • Park fees are included.
    Highlights
  • 8 exciting game drives
  • Guaranteed of all the big five among other hundreds of wildlife
  • Transport on a customized safari van in Kenya and Tanzania part a 4X4 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Great experience at Ngorongoro Crater which is one of the great wonder in the world
  • Guaranteed services of a professional English speaking driver guide
  • All the admission fees for the park / reserve as per the itinerary
  • Daily meals and drinking water
  • 7 nights accommodation

 
 
 
 

Day 1: Nairobi - Nakuru

Pick-up from your hotel in Nairobi and depart for a scenic drive to Lake Nakuru National Park, located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Arrive in time for check-in and lunch. The rest of the day will be spent game viewing around Lake Nakuru National Park. Apart from the animals, numerous other sites of interest are accessible from Nakuru. These include Menengai Crater, a dormant volcano. Small fumaroles and steam vents can regularly be observed within the forested caldera from above. The second largest surviving volcanic crater in the world, it plunges 483 m down from the rim.

 

Day 2: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara

After breakfast, depart for Masai Mara, Kenya's world well-known game reserve. It forms part of the Great Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. It is home to all the big five including elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhino. Over 95 species of mammals are found in this great reserve. Besides mammals, over 350 bird species have been recorded here and the scenic beauty is unrivalled. After lunch, have a game drive which will allow you to spot the abundant wildlife in the Park. All meals and overnight at Mara Sarova Tented Camp or Keekorok Lodge Expect to see zebra and wildebeest in addition to the less common animals. Other common animals include waterbuck, giraffe, and olive baboons.

 

Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve

The next two (2) nights will be spent game viewing around the expansive Masai Mara Game Reserve. Optional activity include taking a Mara Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast! Maasai Mara or Masai Mara is known as Africa's Greatest Wildlife Reserve and famous for the abundance of game. A distinct occurrence in the Mara is the Great Wildebeest Migration. In addition. the Maasai people, well known for their distinctive custom and dress, makes this game reserve in Kenya one of Africa's most famous safari destinations. The Maasai Mara has one of the highest lion densities in world and this is where over 2 million Wildebeest, Zebra and Thomsons Gazelle migrate annually ("The Great Migration").Its hosts over 100 species of mammals and over 550 recorded species of birds. All meals and overnight during these two days will be at luxury tented camp of game lodge in Mara.

 

Day 4: Maasai Mara 9-hour game drive

Breakfast at the camp before leaving the camp at 8 a.m. with a packed lunch for an extensive 8-hour game viewing. Maasai Mara game reserve has the highest number of different species and you will be lucky to see hundreds of them. A game drive to Mara River is compulsory. During migration time, you will beimpressed by it, otherwise, you will see crocodiles and hippos at the river.

You will have a picnic lunch inside the park and then continue with the game drive till 5 p.m. You can leave the camp for a 2-hout optional activity or relax at the camp. Take a nature walk with Maasai warriors or visit the Maasai village.

 

Day 5: Masai Mara - Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, take a four hour drive heading to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's largest wildlife conservation area. The Serengeti National Park is home to lions (believed to hold the largest population of lions in Africa), African Leopard (those reclusive predators), African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros ? mainly found around the kopjes in the centre of the park, and African Buffalo. All meals and overnight at your luxury lodge in Serengeti.

 

Day 6: Serengeti National Park

You will spend the entire day on morning and afternoon game drives and generally relaxing as you sock in the beautiful environment of the Serengeti National Park. All meals and overnight at your luxury lodge in Serengeti.

 

Day 7: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater

Today head south via Olduvai Gorge Museum to Ngorongoro Conservancy Area, stopping for a picnic lunch before arriving at your luxury lodge for your 2-night stay. The Ngorongoro Crater has a population of approximately 25,000 large animals, with the highest density of mammalian predators in Africa. Large animals in the crater include the black rhinoceros, and the hippopotamus, which is very uncommon in the area. There also are wildebeest, zebra, eland, Grant's and Thompson's gazelles.

 

Day 8: Ngorongoro - Arusha - Nairobi

After breakfast, return to Arusha, stopping off at Arusha Coffee Lodge for lunch and on to Arusha airport for your flight to Nairobi.

 


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The tour package inclusions at a glance:
Items that are included in the price.
    • Safari as per the itinerary
    • Round Transport from starting point back to finishing point
    • Services of a Professional and Knowledgeable English speaking driver guide
    • Meals each day while on safari
    • All mentioned game drive
    • All park admission fees
    • Transfer from airport and back to airport
    • 2 litres bottled water each day
    • 7 nights accommodation
The tour package exclusions at a glance:
Items that are not included in the cost of tour.
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Any optional activity
    • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
    • Visa fees
    • International or domestic flights
    • Gratitude to safari crew
    • Things of person use