20-Day Maasai, Uganda gorilla and Tanzania Serengeti and Zanzibar beach safari

Transfer to the Ngorongoro crater via Olduvai Gorge. Ngorongoro is an impressive 20km wide volcanic crater with 600m walls. The views from the crater are breathtaking, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Olduvai Gorge is famed for the discovery of 3.5 million year-old fossil fragments from an early human civilization. We will enjoy lunch at the crater and the afternoon will be spent at your fully Game drive. Overnight at Octagon Lodge.

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$8,304

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Duration

20 days

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  • What's included :
    • 12x Breakfast
    • 10x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 18 nights
    What's excluded :
    • Use of bicycle

  • Day 1: Arrival - Nairobi

    Stop At: Nairobi, Nairobi
    On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) you will be picked up by Silver Spark Africa Safaris representative. You will be given the tour pre-departure meeting at the Airport thereafter you continue to your hotel for overnight at 67airport hotel bb.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: overnight at 67airport hotel bb

    Day 2: Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Reserve

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
    Check out of your hotel and drive via Narok town to Maasai Mara National Reserve, home of the Maasai tribe. The proud, young Maasai warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks and spears will inspire you. Maasai Mara is a 700 square mile game reserve and is the Africa you know from your dreams, complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling landscape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your lodge and enjoy lunch. There will be time to settle in before your first game drive. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the reserve and return to camp before dark. Your dinner and overnight will be at the Wajee Tented Camp.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight will be at the Wajee Tented Camp

    Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
    Today you may opt to have a full day of uninterrupted game driving or take a hot air balloon ride (not included in the safari price). If you choose the balloon ride, you will take to the skies for the ultimate Maasai Mara wildlife adventure. Soar over herds of game to the inner reaches of the Mara. You’ll ascend in the early morning when the winds are calmest. Watch as the professional crew fills the balloon with hot air. Slowly the big, colorful bag begins to bulge and take shape.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight will be at the Wajee Tented Camp

    Day 4: Maasai Mara National Reserve

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
    After your incredible flight, it’s time to come back down to earth for breakfast. You might wonder what all the ordinary people are doing on this perfect African morning! Before leaving, the pilot will present you with your balloon flight certificate, after which you’ll enjoy a game drive en route back to the camp. No flight of the imagination can match this airborne experience! Your dinner and overnight will be at the Wajee Tented Camp.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight will be at the Wajee Tented Camp

    Day 5: Maasai Mara - Lake Nakuru National Park

    Stop At: Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley Province
    After an early breakfast you will depart for Lake Nakuru National Park in the west. You will ascend the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley, where lush coffee and tea plantations dot the landscape. Your driver-guides will give you a brief overview about coffee and tea farming in Kenya along the way, and you will have a short stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photographs. You will arrive in Lake Nakuru in time for lunch, after which you will set off for a game drive in the park in search of the big five: lions, rhinos, leopards, buffaloes and elephants. Lake Nakuru is also famous for the millions of flamingoes and migrant birds that dot its shores. In fact, Nakuru has over 425 different bird species. You will return to the hotel before dark for dinner and overnight at your hotel. Overnight at Wagon Wheel Hotel
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Wagon Wheel Hotel

    Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Jinja

    Stop At: Jinja, Jinja, Eastern Region
    After breakfast you will depart Nakuru for Jinja, driving across the Malaba border in the process. You will tour the source of the world’s longest river: the Nile. It begins its journey here before crossing through ten African countries and plunging into the Mediterranean Sea. Jinja town is regarded as the adventures capital of East Africa. It is brimming with adventure sports and activities, including white water rafting, bungee jumping, and kayaking. Overnight at Hotel Paradise.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Paradise

    Day 7: Jinja - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    Early morning breakfast, then be transferred by Silver Spark Africa Safaris guide to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to track mountain gorillas. This journey is thrilling with stunning views to check out; the vehicle may be stopped whenever you want to take excellent pictures. Stop in Mbarara for lunch and drive on to Bwindi, you will reach late and check into your lodge where you will enjoy a great view of this Impenetrable forest. Sleep to the different sounds of the birds and flowing water in the forest. Dine and rest as you prepare for an adventure the following day.
    • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    • Accommodation: Buhoma Community Rest Camp - in Bwindi
    • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Buhoma Community Rest Camp - in Bwindi

    Day 8: Gorilla tracking in the rain tropical forest

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
    Enjoy a delicious breakfast and continue to the headquarters of the park. You are generously requested to maintain a distance while you observe them. Remember to observe Silence and don't forget to turn off the camera flash since it distracts them. At the end of some great time with the gorillas, you will rest back at the lodge.
    You will have a village walk in the evening to interact with the Batwa people. You will have an opportunity to learn about the survival of these people in the area. Visit a local school; the women craft shop as well as observe their local process of brewing alcohol. There is a local traditional healer who you will visit, and be entertained by children, men and women with traditional songs and dances. At the end of this great day you will head back to the lodge for dinner and the night's rest.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Buhoma Community Rest Camp - in Bwindi

    Day 9: Transfer to Kibale Forest

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    Have a delicious breakfast and move out of your lodge and drive off to Kibale National Parkto trek chimpanzees. This journey will be thrilling as you will watch the beautiful Kabale scenery, observe the locals cultivating the hill tops. The vehicle will stop and you will be able to take photos. You will be pleased by the peaceful weather. Arrive in the late evening, check into your accommodation of preference. Whatever you decide, you will enjoy the spectacular vistas looking over the park. Main destination: Kibale Forest
    • Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp – in Kibale Forest
    • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp – in Kibale Forest

    Day 10: Kibale Forest

    Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
    Early breakfast, continue with Silver Spark Africa Safaris guide to Kibale Forest to trek chimpanzees. The experience is wonderful since you will see several primates like L'Hoest's Monkeys, Baboons, Blue Monkeys Black & White Colobus Monkeys, Red Colobus Monkeys and Grey Cheeked Mangabey, some animals in the park. Eventually meet the chimpanzees feed, watch them play and others jumping from branch to branch. Ensure that your camera is nearby to take the finest shots which will make your safari unforgettable. Head back to the lodge and return to Kampala. In case you have a plane to catch, transfer to the airport, otherwise check into a hotel and rest.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 11: Kibale - Jinja

    Stop At: Jinja, Jinja, Eastern Region
    Right after breakfast you will drive to Jinja, stopping for lunch in Kampala. Once in Jinja, you will again explore the source of the Nile, which was discovered by the legendary John Hanning Speak. The Nile is Africa’s longest river, and it flows northwards up the continent through Egypt and into the Mediterranean Sea. You will have a good chance to do water rafting today. Your dinner and your overnight stay will be at Hotel Paradise.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel Paradise

    Day 12: Jinja - Lake Naivasha

    Stop At: Lake Naivasha, Naivasha Road Nakuru County Kenya
    After breakfast you will drive to Lake Naivasha, stopping for lunch en route. Upon arrival, you will have ample time to relax in your room or you can opt to go on an afternoon boat ride. Later you will return to your banda to dine and spend the night at Chambai Safari Hotel.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Chambai Safari Hotel

    Day 13: Green Crater Lake

    Stop At: Naivasha, Naivasha, Rift Valley Province
    Breakfast will be at 7:00 am, after which your driver-guide will pick you up at 8:00am. The road to the Green Crater Lake takes you out of Naivasha and along a rough and bumpy path down the edge of lake, passing by huge greenhouses where roses and other flowers are grown for the export market. You will arrive at Green Crater Lake at approximately 9:30am, at which point you will begin your morning game walk.

    The Green Crater Lake was formed by volcanic activity. You will walk in a reserve where it’s possible to get up close with giraffe and many varieties of antelope. It’s a great opportunity for photos! The guides will answer questions about the animals, bird life etc. and point out the rocks that formed due to the volcanic activity. At 12:00pm you will leave for lunch at Carnelley’s Camp. In the afternoon you can enjoy some optional activities like cycling around the village or taking a small powerboat out on the lake (cost not included).

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 14: Lake Naivasha - Arusha

    Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
    After breakfast we will depart for Arusha via Nairobi. Our journey will take us across the border into Tanzania, and we will arrive in the picturesque town of Arusha in time for lunch. Arusha sits at the foot of rugged Mount Meru and is the gateway to most of Tanzania’s safari areas. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. Your dinner and overnight will be at charity Hotel.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: charity Hotel

    Day 15: Arusha - Serengeti National Park

    Stop At: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    After breakfast you will transfer to the famous Serengeti National Park. This park is to Tanzania what the Maasai Mara Game Reserve is to Kenya. Covering 14,763 sq km, the Serengeti is dominated by vast, open plains and an abundance of wildlife. A picnic lunch will be provided en route, and the afternoon will be spent game viewing and absorbing the breathtaking scenery. Overnight at Savannah Serengeti Camp.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Savannah Serengeti Camp

    Day 16: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater

    Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
    Transfer to the Ngorongoro crater via Olduvai Gorge. Ngorongoro is an impressive 20km wide volcanic crater with 600m walls. The views from the crater are breathtaking, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Olduvai Gorge is famed for the discovery of 3.5 million year-old fossil fragments from an early human civilization. We will enjoy lunch at the crater and the afternoon will be spent at your fully Game drive. Overnight at Octagon Lodge

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Octagon Lodge

    Day 17: Arusha - Zanzibar

    Stop At: Zanzibar City, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
    After breakfast you will be driven to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar Island. Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you will be met by a chauffeur who will then take you to your hotel. This will be your residence for the next four days. You will have an amazing and relaxing time! Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue

    Day 18: Zanzibar

    Stop At: Zanzibar City, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
    Today you will enjoy a full buffet breakfast and a day of uninterrupted, relaxing tranquility. After the long days spent on game drives viewing wildlife before, you will relish having free time in a cool and quite environment.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue

    Day 19: Zanzibar

    Stop At: Zanzibar City, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
    This day will be well spent on the beach! Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zanzibar Ocean Blue

    Day 20: Zanzibar - Nairobi

    Stop At: Nairobi, Nairobi
    After a luxurious safari experience and a relaxing beach holiday, bid farewell to Africa as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home via Nairobi.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we will be waiting for our client at the airport Airports
    • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time :
    3/31/2020 - 12/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Silver Spark Africa Safaris

Activity ID: V-254205P19

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