Thursday, June 25, 2009

6 DAYS WILD WONDER SAFARI KENYA & TANZANIA

Six Days Wild Wonder Safari

Day 1: Arusha
You will be picked early in the morning and depart to Arusha arriving late afternoon time for lunch. Check-in at Arusha Hotel and relax until 4.00 pm Take a city tour in Arusha till around 7.00 pm for dinner and overnight at mountain lodge Arusha. Arusha is the third largest city in Tanzania where you find the East African Community Parliament. Visit coffee and tea farms and museum. (Mountain lodge Arusha.)

Day 2: Ngorongoro
Wake up at 5.30 am for a full breakfast and depart to Ngorongoro Crater with a packed lunch. After arriving descend to the crater floor about 2,000 meters with an altitude of 1,980 ft straight up from the crater floor. Ngorongoro is one of the world’s heritages as it was voted the eighth wonder of the world. Physical attractions include swamps, grasslands, woodlands, rivers, lakes and hills among others. Animals found include Elephants, lions, cheetahs, buffalos, gnus, hyenas and black rhinos among others. Ngorongoro supports such an amazing variety of animal life as if Noah’s Ark foundered here. Proceed with the game drive in the crater till evening with dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena lodge.

Day 3: Serengeti
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Serengeti National Pack driving a distance of 130 kms. Arrive at the gate and begin a game drive en route to Serengeti Serena lodge. Check in at around 1.00 pm time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm where you will proceed for another game drive till 6.30 pm. Serengeti National Park is one of the largest parks in Tanzania and is bordered to the north with Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. It’s also one of the most visited, famous, and attractive and was voted the seventh wonder of the world because of the annual migration of the million wild beasts from Masai Mara in Kenya to the Serengeti plains. Serengeti covers an area of 14,763 km2. Physical attractions include rivers, swamps, plains, kopjes rocks, grasslands and woodlands savannah. Animals found are the big five (Lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffalos), giraffes, wild beasts, zebras, cheetahs, hyenas and Thomson gazelles among others. Dinner and overnight Serengeti Serena lodge.

Day 4: Serengeti
Wake up at 5.30 for a cup of tea or coffee and start an early morning game drive till 8.30 am time for a full breakfast. Proceed for a full game drive till around 1.00 pm time for lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm then an evening game drive till 6.30 pm., (There’s another option of proceeding for a full game drive with a packed lunch till 6.30 pm) Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena lodge.

Day 5: Lake Manyara
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Manyara driving through a distance of 220 kms arriving at the gate and begin a game drive en route to Lake Manyara Serena lodge. Check in at around 1.00 pm time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Proceed for another game drive along the shores of lake Manyara till 6.30 pm then back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight. Lake Manyara covers an area of 330 km2 of which 200 km2 is covered by the lake itself. Lake Manyara is also an alkaline lake which lives millions of flamingos and different types of birds are also found here. Manyara is a Masai word meaning euphorbia forests which lies along the Great Rift Valley. Manyara also provides a perfect introduction to Tanzania bird life (over 400 different types of birds have been recorded including water birds such as pelicans, flamingos, comorans, storks, fish eagles and king fishers among others). Physical attractions include The lake, euphorbia forests, flood plains, woodlands and narrow belt of acacia among others. Animals found include elephants, the tree climbing lions, giraffes, zebras, impalas, water bucks, Kirk dik dik and klipp springer among others. Dinner and overnight Lake Manyara Lodge.

Day 6: Tarangire
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart from Lake Manyara to Tarangire National Reserve driving through of 110 kms arriving at the gate and begin a game drive en route to Elephant tented lodge arriving at 1.00 pm time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Proceed to an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge. Tarangire covers an area of 2,850 km2. Physical attractions include rivers, swamps, and grassland savannah and acacia forests among others. Animals found include elephants, lions, giraffes, ostriches, fringed-eyed oryx, long-necked gerenuk, zebras, impala, buffalos, wild beasts, hart beasts and gazelles among others. Tarangire also hosts different kinds of birds including the kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird and tree climbing python. Dinner and overnight at elephant tented lodge.

Day 6: Tarangire - Mombasa
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart from Tarangire to Voi in Kenya for lunch driving through a distance of 410 kms. Arrive late evening in your respective hotels.

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