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18 Day | East Africa Wildlife Extravaganza

Countries Kenya Tanzania East Africa Combo
Theme Photography; First Time Travelers
Time of Year June - December; High Season: Jul-Oct; Savings Season: Nov-Dec
Budget From $12,950
Duration 18 Days

Our ‘Wildlife Extravaganza’ is the ideal program for those who want to experience the great plains of the Serengeti and Maasai Mara, as well as the remote Ruaha National Park.

Tarangire and the Ngorongoro Crater enhance your game viewing experience. In the Ruaha, Serengeti and Mara you will have shared game drives with resident camp guides in OPEN vehicles.

In the Serengeti and Maasai Mara stay in a seasonal permanent tented camps ideally located to view the "Great Migration" in the northern plains (Jul-Oct).

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Day by Day (subject to availability)

Day 01+02

USA/Europe/ Dar Es Salaam

Depart this evening on overnight flight to Europe. This morning you will arrive in Europe. Connect with your flight to Dar es Salaam arriving in the evening. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Overnight Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel.

Day 03-06

Ruaha

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled charter flight to Ruaha. Game drives in specially adapted 4 x 4 vehicles are offered and as well as walks.Onward transfer to your camp. Enjoy three days of activities. 4 nights Ruaha River Lodge, Kwihala, Jabali Ridge or Ikuka Safari Camp.

Day 07+08

Tarangire

This morning you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Arusha. On arrival you will be met by your private guide and vehicle and continue to Tarangire National Park. Game viewing during this time frame is quite exciting as the animals come to the river to drink. The eco-system has a localized migration that is followed by most game (except lion which don’t tend to abandon their territory). Activities include, game drives, guided walking safaris, bird watching (over 300 birds) and cultural interaction with Datoga and Maasai, whose bomas populate the adjacent land. 2 nights Tarangire Safari Lodge, Maramboi Tented Lodge, Lemala Mpingo Ridge or Little Chem Chem.

Day 09+10

Ngorongoro

Depart this morning with a packed picnic lunch to Lake Manyara for a game drive. This afternoon drive through Mto wa Mbu village and continue on to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which was a pioneer experiment in reconciling the interests of wildlife animals and indigenous forests with the needs of the local Maasai tribe. Picnic meals can also be prepared for your full day game drives. In the evening sit in the light of a warm fire in a semi-circle of chairs. Next morning depart to the Crater Rim and descend for a morning of game viewing on the crater floor. Enjoy a picnic on the crater floor. Return to your lodge late afternoon. 2 nights Lemala Ngorongoro Crater Camp.

Day 11-13

Serengeti

Transfer to the Lake Manyara airstrip where you will bid farewell to your private guide and board your scheduled charter to Serengeti. On arrival you will be met and proceed to your camp. Enjoy three days of shared game drives. The mobile camp features seven tents with en suite bathrooms, flush toilets and hot-cold water shower. Activities include morning and afternoon game drives. 3 nights Ubuntu Camp.

Day 14-16

Maasai Mara

This morning you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to the Maasai Mara (you land at Tarime where you will clear immigration and change planes). Board your connecting scheduled charter flight. Upon arrival you will be met by your guide and driven to camp. Wildlife viewing and bird watching can be done on foot with experienced Il Dorobo and Maasai guides. Game drives are offered in custom-built four-wheel drive vehicles which allow intimate yet unobtrusive access to the animals. Picnics in the bush, sun downers and night game drives in the neighboring game concession are also featured. Optional balloon safaris are available. Days spent game viewing in the Mara. An optional balloon safari may be taken. 3 nights Rekero Camp, Naboisho or Sala’s Camp.

Day 17+18

Maasai Mara/Nairobi/Europe

Morning game drive. Afternoon scheduled charter flight (3:00pm) from the Mara to Nairobi leaving behind the rolling plains of Maasai Mara. On arrival you transfer to the International airport for your overnight flight to Europe. Welcome home!

Safari Pricing Details

2021 Land Arrangements

Based on Ruaha River Lodge, Tarangire Safari Lodge and Rekero Camp - Pricing is quoted per person sharing a room. Surcharges apply for all other camps and lodges.

June

2 people traveling

From $13,995

4 people traveling

From $13,650

Jul-Aug

2 people traveling

From $16,575

4 people traveling

From $16,175

Sep-Oct

2 people traveling

From $16,095

4 people traveling

From $15,695

Nov 15- Dec 15

2 people traveling

From $13,295

4 people traveling

From $12,950

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