|Tour Name||Wings over Kenya & Tanzania|
|Prices From||USD 7075|
|Validity||04/01/2018 to 15/12/2018|
Wings over Kenya and Tanzania
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JAMBO - KARIBU!! Twiga Tours representatives will warmly meet you upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport with our traditional, unique & special welcome (bubbly, wet towels and presentation of authentic safari hat and a beautiful authentic canvas pouch filled with safari essentials). Our guide driver will help you transfer you to the Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to the Amboseli National Park. The lodge/camp’s driver guide & vehicle will meet you at their local airstrip; transfer you to your lodge/camp for check-in, short game viewing enroute, then lunch.
In the afternoon depart in the lodge/camp’s 4x4 customized safari vehicle with driver guide for game viewing to introduce you to the game in the area in the backdrop of Africa’s tallest mountain; Kilimanjaro. Later return to you luxury camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy your scheduled morning and afternoon game viewing drives within the park.
Amboseli offers some of the most breath-taking views in Africa. Her scenery - one of the best places for a photogenic view of Mount Kilimanjaro (weather permitting) is next to none. This is best seen on a clear day. Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. The park is famous for her large herds of giant elephants. Common wild-game here includes lions, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle hippo and wildebeest among many others. It is also an ornithological paradise with over 400 species of birds, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa. Enjoy meals and overnight at your luxury camp/lodge.
After breakfast, the camp guide drivers will drop you at the airstrip for your morning scheduled flight to Masai Mara. The Camp guide driver & vehicle will meet you at the Ole Kiombo airstrip; transfer to the intimate, 20-tent Tipilikwani Camp to a very warm welcome, check-in then lunch. This afternoon is the moment we have been longing for – we depart with the camp’s guide driver & vehicle an exciting game viewing drive. The Rolling plains and grasslands, stretching far into the horizons as far as the eye can see is home to the black-manned lion, the savannah elephant, the Cape buffalo, wildebeests, the elusive leopard,cheetah,the spotted & stripped hyena, the rhino,topi,burchelle’s zebra, the Masai giraffe among many others. The Mara game reserve is one that can never disappoint. One is spoilt by the variety of bird and wildlife species in this game reserve….. For a long time, Mara Game Reserve has stubbed her authority as the ‘granary’ of wildlife in Kenya. We return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and a full morning’s game viewing drive to return for lunch. Experience the friendly atmosphere where the Masai community lives in harmony with wild game. After lunch visit a traditional Masai Manyatta (off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community. The Masai still live as they did for centuries - Interact with these nomadic people and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions. Continue with the afternoon game viewing as you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
a) Balloon Safari over the Mara plains
b) Visit a traditional Masai Manyatta (off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community
This morning we enjoy our breakfast then check-out. Unbelievable but true, our good bush moments have come to an end. We bid farewell to our wonderful lodge manager and his team then transfer to the Ole Kiombo airstrip for your scheduled flight to Migori. Upon arrival at Migori airstrip transfer to border immigration formalities and transfer to Airstrip for onward flight to Serengeti, Lodge Guide will meet you at the airstrip and transfer to your lodge/camp, short game viewing enroute, for check-in then lunch.
This afternoon depart in the lodge/camp’s 4x4 customized safari vehicle with driver guide for game viewing to introduce you to the game in the area. Later return to you luxury camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy a full day in the Serengeti with game-viewing drives. Hundreds of predators roam the vast savannah plains. Covering an area of 14,763 square kilometres, the world famous Serengeti National Park is Tanzania's oldest park, and one of the world's last great wildlife refuges. It stretches as far as Lake Victoria to the West. Its name comes from the Maasai word Siringet, meaning 'endless plains'. The park's vegetation ranges from the short and long grass plains in the south, to the acacia savannah in the centre and wooded grasslands concentrated around the tributaries of the Grumenti and the Mara rivers in the park. The western corridor is a region of wooded highland and extensive plains reaching the edge of Lake Victoria. In the early morning and evening light, the Serengeti landscape is stunningly beautiful.
Serengeti is also home to hundreds of bird species; among them the out-sized ostrich and bizarre secretary bird, the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the Lobo Hills. The Serengeti ecosystem supports the greatest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, including more than three million large mammals. It is the sanctuary of an estimated four million different animals and birds. Wildlife that roam the vast park include lions (the adult males of Serengeti have characteristic black manes), cheetahs, hunting dogs, savannah elephant, Cape buffalo, topis, warthogs, hunting dogs and spotted hyena among others.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Dawn Balloon Safari over the Serengeti Plains ending with breakfast.
All meals and overnight at your your Lodge
Amka! Wake up in time for your breakfast, transfer to the local airstrip for your flight to Arusha. Drop off at your hotel or
After breakfast depart to the Ngorongoro Conservation area. Proceed towards the rim of the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater stopping occasionally to admire the breath-taking vista unfolding before you. Arrive for check in, thereafter lunch. This afternoon just relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the crater, the largest unbroken caldera in the world. It has been described as one of the great natural wonders of the world. Eight million years ago, the Ngorongoro Crater was an active volcano but its cone collapsed, forming the crater that is 610 meters deep, 20 kilometres in diameter, and covers an area of 311 sq. km. Spectacular as it is, the crater accounts for just a tenth of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The crater is home to many species of wild game and birds. With the exception of impala and topi (due to fierce competition with the wildebeest) and the giraffe (because there is not much to eat at tree level), almost every species of African plains mammal lives in the crater, including the endangered black rhino, and the densest population of predators in Africa. A strange thing is that the crater elephants are mainly bulls! The birdlife, which includes the flamingo, is mainly seasonal, and is also affected by the ratio of soda to fresh water in Lake Magadi on the crater floor. Dinner and overnight at your preferred choice of accommodation.
NOTE: Warm jacket/cardigan is highly recommended.
After breakfast descend some 600 metres into the crater, which is home to an abundance of wildlife and a photogenic paradise, for a full day of game-viewing drive with picnic lunch at a private scenic site. Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact caldera in the world teams with an abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Prides of lions, herds of cape buffalo, impala, Thompson gazelles, rhino, giraffes, golden & black-backed jackal, zebra, cheetah, leopard and the spotted hyena. Unmatched for its natural variety & breath-taking beauty, there are few places on earth where such a tremendous diversity of landscapes exist inside a region this size. Apart from its wildlife riches, the crater is also of great archaeological importance, with the remains of some of mankind’s earliest ancestors discovered in the area, also a home to hundreds of bird species, refreshing in the small lakes in the crater floor. Return for dinner and overnight at your preferred choice of accommodation.
This morning we enjoy our breakfast then check-out. Unbelievable but true, our good bush moments have come to an end. We bid farewell to our wonderful lodge manager and his team then depart back to Arusha. Not empty handed though. With us are photographs – a capture of the special moments we have had on this tour to immortalize the experience. Transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your home-bound flight.
|Validity|| 8 Nights
|04/01/2018 - 31/03/2018||USD 7850||USD 1460||SELECT DATE|
|01/04/2018 - 30/05/2018||USD 7075||USD 1440||SELECT DATE|
|01/06/2018 - 30/06/2018||USD 9274||USD 3210||SELECT DATE|
|01/07/2018 - 31/10/2018||USD 9789||USD 2925||SELECT DATE|
|01/11/2018 - 15/12/2018||USD 7785||USD 2083||SELECT DATE|
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