This Day 15 Safari will enable you tour four Countries that's Rwanda Uganda Kenya and Tanzania, if you wish you can as well track Gorillas in both countries, but you will basically visit Lake Ruhondo and Bulera in Rwanda plus some cultural tour and then track gorilla gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda. A game drive plus a boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth, Maasai Mara in Kenya, Winding up in Tanzania visiting Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Parks.
On arrival at the airport your will be met by your safari guide who will drive you straight to the Volcanoes National Park, some 116km from the Kigali city centre. You will traverse the lush country side dotted with undulating hills that have qualified Rwanda as a land of a thousand hills and arrive in Ruhengeri where you will spend the night. You will have lunch and after a short relaxation visit either the Iby’wachu cultural village for a detailed account of the Kinyarwanda culture dating from the pre-colonial era or go for nature walk to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera for a scenic view. Dinner and overnight at Virunga Hotel FB
You will have an early breakfast and assemble at the Kinigi Park Headquarters at 08:00am for briefing by the park rangers about the conduct of golden Monkey trekking activity. Following the trails which will lead you to the volcanic forest and you can see variety of birds, flora and fauna including golden monkeys, elephants, and buffalos. You’ll get sights of the volcanic peaks through the gaps of the dense forest. The trekking tour involves hiking through the varying terrain which is an appealing activity in itself. You will spend one hour with the Golden Monkeys after which you will have a picnic lunch and later drive through the Virunga Volcanoes into Uganda. You will spend the night at Broadbill Forest Camp FB
You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing about what to do and not do while on a Gorilla trek. After the briefing, you will set for the trekking in very thick vegetation. However, trekking the gorillas in Bwindi, Uganda can at times be quite challenging as it involves traversing rugged terrain and steep slopes and valleys. The atmosphere in the jungle is very lively with rich sounds of park wildlife. The trek can range somewhere between 2 to 8 hours, and you have a maximum of one hour to stay with the gorilla family once you’re sited, depending on the time it takes you we can add Batwa cultural trail experience in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp FB
After breakfast set off for Queen Elizabeth, through volcanic formation of the western Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. The descent reveals a stunning panorama of lakes George an Edward amidst game-filled plains where you will reach in the afternoon check in and have some rest as you wait for an evening game drive, dinner and overnight Kazinga Channel View Resort FB
Wake-up early morning have breakfast go for the game drive of where you will see so many animals like lions, leopards, giant forest hog, buffalo, elephants, deffasa, water buck, topi, Uganda kobs are so many and bush buck it takes 3/4hours later return at your hotel for lunch relax and in the afternoon go the unique boat cruises that takes 2hrs on the Kazinga channel and onto Lake Edward. The trip passes through possibly the highest hippo concentration in Africa and many mammals may be seen drinking water. The cruise offers the excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. For dinner and overnight return Kazinga Channel View Resort FB
After your breakfast early morning proceed to Mbarara where you will have your lunch en-routes after continue to Kampala where you will pass through Lake Mburo National Park where you will have a chance to sight zebras on your way back reach Kampala then to Entebbe Airport to catch you’ evening flight to Nairobi Kenya, where you will meet our guide and transfer you to Parkside Hotel BB
On this day you will be met by our safari guide at your hotel/residence and after full briefing depart for Masai Mara-descend into the Great Rift Valley with scenic views of Mt. Longonot and the Menengai on a clear morning. You will have stop overs at the viewing point for photo shoot
A further morning drive that takes you the famous Masai land and Narok town, arriving Masai Mara on time for lunch
This day will be full spent in the Mara on a full day game drive. Game drives and timings are best planned by clients and their safari guide. Choose to do a full day with packed lunches or half day with a visit to a Masai village/boma
NB- On this particular morning, you have the option of going on a balloon safari ride while at Maasai Mara. For details visit www.maraballooning.com and we will arrange to book you
Maasai Mara National Reserve is deemed as the most spectacular wildlife reserves in Kenya. It is a vast wilderness stretching over an area of 1,600 sq km and accommodates wildlife galore. The park experiences year round rainfall, ensuring the sustenance of the large number of game that frequent the park.The Mara reserve offers the rarest of moments to see the cycle of life come full circle: The lush green vegetation nourishes the park’s numerous herbivores such as the gazelles, zebras, antelopes and giraffes; the herbivores on the other hand become a source of life for the many predators that roam the park. This includes the big cats such as lion, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas and many more. On a lucky day, you can get a chance to catch live action as a coalition of cheetahs take down gazelles, or see a pride of lion hungrily feasting on their latest catch.
A pre-breakfast game drive at Masai Mara National Reserve (06h30-09h00) later return to the lodge for breakfast and depart for Nairobi with packed lunch. The drive to Nairobi progresses through the famous Masai land and scenic Great Rift Valley. With stopovers along the way for photography and purchasing souvenirs, you’re guaranteed of a good time.
After breakfast you will head to via Namanga Kenya-Tanzania border after clearing proceed to Arusha where you will reach in the afternoon, check in at Green Mountain Hotel, you will later go for a brief Arusha City tour before returning to Torch Budget Inn Arusha for dinner and overnight BB
Depart Arusha and begin driving toward Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees dwarf the animals that feed beneath them as animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply to the area. View a diverse selection of wildlife including: Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs and up to 6000 elephants. Enjoy your lunch box at the picnic point. Experience a game drive, then dinner and an overnight at Sun Bright Campsite FB
Enjoy breakfast, drive to Serengeti passing the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Your driver will stop at Ngorongoro so that you can experience the amazing view overlooking the crater. Then, continue to Olduvai Gorge, the most important pale anthropological site in the world. A picnic lunch will be provided by your driver followed by continual game viewing until you reach your camp for an overnight Seronera Public Campsite FB
Early in morning after breakfast, game drive and game viewing in Serengeti national park where you expect to see lots of the animals. Serengeti which is 14763sq km big derived its name from Maasai Language meaning endless plain. Therefore, it accommodates a wide variety of animals which includes the lion, elephant, zebra, leopard, wildebeest, giraffe, cheetah, warthog, hyena, and birdlife. Migration is at the heart of Serengeti and at a particular time, millions of wildebeest and zebra mingle together and migrate the plane of Serengeti closely followed by predators. Picnic lunch will be provided inside the park then drive to Ngorongoro crater rim for overnight at Simba Public Campsite FB for dinner and overnight
Today you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters)to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour with picnic lunch. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkey and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. The Ngorongoro crater is the only place where you can spot the big five animals in a day if you are much lucky, other animals found in this beautiful crater are Jackals, wildebeest, elands, Hyenas and grant gazelles. Picnic lunch will be provided. Mid-afternoon drive straight to Kilimanjaro International Airport for flight to back home.
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