10 Days Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Safari
This 10 Days kenya, tanzania and uganda safari offers you briefs of each amazing destination in east Africa.the tour sees you fly masai mara, kenya’s most reknown national park filled with lots of wildlife. later depart masai mara to uganda for yet another wildlife encounter at queen Elizabeth national park and later to bwindi the impenetrable forest national for the famous gorilla trekking.Depart bwindi and proceed to kgali for your flight to Serengeti and Ngorongoro tanzania’s wildlife hub, experience the a abundance of wildlife.
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara safari – evening game drive
Depending on your location in Nairobi, our guide will meet you after your breakfast to transfer you from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival in the Masai Mara, proceed to check-in at your lodge. You will then go for a late afternoon game drive in which you will expect to see various animals including the black manned Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Cheetah, Buffalos and other plain’s game. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Ol moran camp for budget/Mara Simba lodge for mid-range/Mara Serena lodge for Luxury
Day 2: Hot air balloon – Masai Mara game reserve
Depart the lodge and connect to for your hot air balloon which takes about 1 hour with bush breakfast. Return to your lodge with en-route game drive. Have lunch before you connect for yet another game drive for the missed animals following different tracks, which will give you an opportunity to see even more animals. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above
Day 3: Fly to Uganda – Queen Elizabeth national park
After early morning breakfast, depart the lodge very early and connect for your flight departing for Entebbe airport at 8:45 and arriving at 11:30 am with en-route Kisumu airport. On arrival in Entebbe airport at 11:30 pm, meet your safari guide and embark on a 6-7 hours’ drive to Queen Elizabeth national park. Arrive in the park late afternoon and check-in your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Pumba Safari Cottages for budget/ Parkview Safari lodge for mid-range/Kyambura Gorge lodge for Luxury
Day 4: Morning game drive – Boat cruise
You will wake up for an early morning breakfast at your lodge after which your guide will take you for a morning game drive for animals like buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, waterbucks, leopards, warthogs, forest hogs, reedbucks, duikers grazing in the plains.
After the game drive, you will return to your lodge to relax for a short while as you prepare for your evening boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. You will be driven to the spot where you will begin your boat cruise. You will see different bird species such as cormorants which crowd the water shores. Other bird species you will see during your evening boat ride include kingfisher, herons, hammerkops, starlings, martial eagle and many others. You will also see hippos swimming in the water, buffalos, elephants and other wildlife species strolling not far from the water shore. After the boat cruise, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at lodge as above
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
After breakfast, transfer to Bwindi forest via Ishasha sector for changes of viewing the tree climbing lions. It takes about 4-5 hours with en-route lunch to reach Buhoma or Ruhija sectors of Bwindi. Upon arrival, check-in your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Rest Camp for budget/Buhoma Haven lodge for mid-range/Buhoma Lodge for luxury
Day 6: Gorilla trekking – transfer to Kigali
You will wake up for an early morning breakfast then depart to the park headquarters to start your gorilla trekking experience. At the park headquarters, you will be briefed about the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking. You will also be divided in groups of 8 people to trek one gorilla group and spend 1 hour with the gorillas. During the gorilla trekking experience, you will follow different trails in the impenetrable forest as you search for the gorillas in their natural habitat. After the gorilla trekking experience, return to the lodge, check-out and connect to Kigali. Dinner and overnight stay at Step Town Motel for budget/Des Mille Collins Hotel for Mid-range/Kigali Marriott Hotel for luxury
Day 7: Fly to Serengeti national park
After breakfast at leisure, if you are interested, you will drive to visit the Kigali Genocide memorial site then then connect to Kigali international airport for your 12:00 pm connecting flight to Serengeti, land in Serenora airstrip at 15:50 hours. Meet your safari guide waiting for you to transfer to your lodge for check-in with en-route game drive for some animals. Dinner and overnight at Osinon camps and lodges/Serengti Heritage Tented Camp/Serengeti Serena lodge for luxury
Day 8: Full day game drive – Serengeti National Park
After your early breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive which twists into the plains; some of the wildlife to look out for include; the Lions, Thomson gazelles, topi, ostriches and cheetahs. With en-route lunch, enjoy more game drives before you connect back to your lodge. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Osinon camps and lodges as above
Day 9: Serengeti Plains – Ngorongoro crater
After breakfast at the lodge, depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. You will have a stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution.
Connect to the Ngorongoro crater with your packed lunch where you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. After the crater visit, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Hhando coffee Lodge for mid-range/Ngorongoro Rhino lodge for budget/Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for luxury
Day 10: Transfer to Arusha/Departure
You will have breakfast at your lodge then depart for Arusha. It’s a 6-7 hours’ drive to Arusha with. You will be picked up from the airport or at your own booked hotel in Arusha.
- Pick-up and drop off
- 2 – Domestic connecting flights
- Masai Mara – Hot air balloon
- Gorilla trekking permits
- Park entry fees for all parks and boat cruise in boat cruise
- All accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- 4X4 safari vehicle with popup roof & Fuel
- Full-time English speaking driver/ guides
- All meals as indicated including lunches en-route during transfers
- Vehicle entrance fees
- Bottled mineral water while on safari
- All activities as indicated
- Tipping for driver-guide, lodges, rangers, and porters
- Visa fees & Air tickets
- All items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
- Anything else not included in the itinerary.