GSRT04- 7th Wonder of the world
Safari 9 Days
wonder of the world safari offers you an opportunity to follow herds of
migrating wildebeests between
and finally to lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Conservation area. The best time
to witness wildebeest migration summer-July, and September. Besides wildlife
viewing, the tour includes visits to local communities. Why do they
migrate, what dangers do they encounter? Our guide will answer all
these questions as the spectacle unfolds before you eyes. Welcome to the
annual wildebeest migration.
Wildebeest Migration Safari Masai Mara Serengeti, Ngorongoro Manyara
Day 1- Arrive
Upon your arrival at the
Airport you are
met and transferred to
Hotel. After check in and
relaxation, our tour manager will brief you on your safari and local culture.
to Maasai Mara Safari
Breakfast at the Nairobi Serena hotel. Depart by road to the
Maasai Mara game reserve
arriving in time for lunch at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge, after lunch
afternoon game viewing drive in the Maasai Mara
On the way to Maasai Mara,
you can visit the Italian Chapel and the Maasai Museum at Narok. (Visit to
Museum not included in tour price)
Dinner and Overnight Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Maasai Mara Safari
full day at the Maasai Mara game reserve, with
morning and afternoon game drives across the plains. Maasai Mara is famed for its rich assemblage of wildlife, supporting 273
herbivores per kilometre square at a time. The big five elephants, buffalos,
leopards, lions and Rhino are all represented. During annual wildebeest
migration, vast herds of wildebeest cover every inch of the plain giving them a
vivid semblance of canvas painting. The migration is a closely watched
phenomenon. On the heels of migrating herds of zebras, wildebeests and
Thomson’s gazelles are hounds of predator and scavengers; vultures providing.
Not to be left human beings from the four winds of the globe converge at the
crossing points to witness “a once in a lifetime experience". Dinner and
Overnight Mara Serena Lodge (FB) B/L/D, - (http://www.serenahotels.com).
Extra activities that one can
undertake in Maasai Mara include, balloon safari
Prices from USD 475 pp., o Nyang'oma Kogelo ,Rusinga island and local community
Day 4 Maasai (Masai) Mara Serengeti Safari
Early morning wake up followed by breakfast. 07h30 depart for Isebania/Sirari
border to immigration and customs formalities and vehicle exchanges between the
Tanzania drivers. Then depart for
to arrive late afternoon at the Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge
Breakfast at the Serengeti Serena Lodge. Morning and afternoon game viewing
drives. The wildlife defines the Serengeti-countless zebra, buffalo, gazelle,
wildebeest, and other species make it their home. The terrain is the main stage
for the great wildebeest migration, an awesome spectacle involving millions of
and Overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge.
to Ngorongoro Safari
Breakfast at the
Serena Lodge is
followed by morning game viewing drives in the Serengeti national park. Lunch at
the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge. After lunch depart via the
to Ngorongoro highlands and through the Serengeti plains climbing to the
altitude of 8,000 feet. You continue to ascend to the exterior of the crater
reaching its rim and here your first glimpse of what has often been referred to
as the “Eighth wonder of the World.”
Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day 7 Ngorongoro crater Safari
Breakfast at the Ngorongoro Serena
Safari Lodge and with your picnic boxes descend to the floor of the crater for a
full day crater tour. Picnic lunch boxes will be served by the hippo pool. After
lunch ascend and return to the Lodge
Serena Safari Lodge
8 Ngorongoro crater to
Breakfast at the Ngorongoro Serena
Safari Lodge, Then transfer to the Lake Manyara Serena safari Lodge. Spend the
morning using the recreational facilities offered at the Lodge. Lunch at the
Lodge followed by afternoon game viewing drives in the park
Dinner and Overnight at the lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
(FB) B/L/D (
Day 9 Lake Manyara to Arusha
Breakfast at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge. After breakfast depart to
Arusha. Arrive Arusha in time for lunch. Fleshen up in your day
rooms and proceed to airport in the evening for home flight.
Price From USD4587.00
Best Time: This safari is best undertaken from 10th August
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This safari is
private. You will have exclusive use of your vehicle with your group only.
package will include following services: -
Nairobi Airport transfers
nights on bed and breakfast accommodation at the Nairobi Serena Hotel
nights on full board basis at the Mara Serena, Ngorongoro Serena, Lake
Manyara Serena Safari Lodges and Serengeti Serena Lodge.
All meals as
indicated-B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
Ground transportation in 4 x4 wheel drive exclusive vehicles in Tanzania and
4x4 mini vans in Kenya all with services of English speaking driver guides
Game viewing drives as per the itinerary, and game park entrance fess. Game
drives are unlimited. Anytime you are free our driver will be willing
to take you for one. Just ask him.
Cultural tours:- these are free of charge. Just tell the driver you
would like to visit the local villages (Bomas). However cultural dance
is not included. Also please ask for permission before photographing
the local people.
Plenty of mineral water while on a safari. Our driver will ensure that
there is enough water for the whole tour. You are entitled to 4 litres
per day. However do not shy from asking for more just in case.
Evacuation insurance within East Africa provided by AAR- this is not a
travel insurance but a cover for evacuation to a hospital in case of ill
health or injury while on a safari.
All government taxes
Plenty of mineral water on the
Free Courtesy bus and
Nairobi city tour: Our courtesy bus will be available to ferry
you within Nairobi for shopping, a meal or any other need. All
you need to do is tell the driver the attractions you would like to visit
and he will take you there. You are responsible for entrance fees to
attraction sites, extra meals and shopping. You can let us know this
in advance so that we organize for you.
Available upon request at
extra cost are Russian, French, Spanish, Italian and German speaking
package excludes following services:-
Visa entry charges to Kenya and Tanzania, which is US$ 50.00 per person for
All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, gratuities,
Personal travel insurances.
Our evacuation cover should not be mistaken for travel insurance.
All cancellation must made in writing to GORILLA SAFARIS RWANDA and all
cancellation will be charged a cancellation penalty depending on the number of
days before tour departure:
Between 45 days and 30 days
No refund of the deposit
Less than 30 days
No refund of the land cost
There is no refund of any unused portion of your safari once commenced.
Cancellation penalties on Airfare are additional and are not included in the
above cancellation charges.
Tour cost are based on all known costs and rates of exchange at the 01st
June 2010, any significant changes beyond the control of Gorilla Safaris
Rwanda will be passed on to passengers.
GORILLA SAFARIS RWANDA also retain the right to alter any arrangements due
to local conditions. GORILLA SAFARIS RWANDA also retains the right to refuse
any person from participating or continuing any tour for any reason or if
that person causes or is deemed to cause hazard and/or inconvenience other
Visa fees for entry to Kenya and Tanzania will be of US$ 50.00 per person per
These vary tremendously from country to country. Traveller’s cheques and foreign
currency must be changed at the bank, hotel, or safari lodge. Most countries
will accept any Traveler’s cheques when making payment of service or goods. The
Kenya Shillings (Kshs) is Kenya Currency and Tanzania Shillings (Tshs) is
Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical.
Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari
clothes are available from hotels
Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium
suitcase or hold-all
per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per
person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be
stored in your arrival hotel.
These taxes are payable on final departure day from the country and practically
all African countries (currently US$ 30.00 per person in Kenya and US$ 30.00 per
person in Tanzania). There are also domestic taxes (average US$ 6 per person).
You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We
recommend for peace of mind, to drink local bottled mineral water.
Remember to take your Malaria medication and protect yourself from sun with
sunscreen or safari.