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NUMBER OF DAYS 15 DAYS
PRICE FROM €5,540.00

On the trail of the wildebeest: from Kenya

This is simply the ultimate safari tour - not just in East Africa, but for the whole Continent. During this unique 15 day tour you will experience most of the greatest natural attractions that the fantastic countries of Tanzania and Kenya can offer.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience filled days spent amongst the animals of the legendary Masai Mara
  • Amboseli national park, where you can watch the animals with Kilimanjaro as a backdrop
  • The giants of Tarangire: Elephants and baobab trees
  • The gigantic Ngorongoro crater and its many animals
  • The nearly endless grasslands of the Serengeti national park, home to masses of game

15 days from €5,540.00

This outstanding East-Africa safari starts out from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The first stop on our adventure is a visit to Amboseli National Park at the foot of Kilimanjaro. Here you can enjoy one of the most magical views in the whole of Africa - the sight of elephants and other big game animals against the backdrop of the snow clad peak of Africa’s highest mountain. We will then continue over the border to Tanzania, in search of the Great Migration.

 

Many different safari experiences

The route takes us through the country’s outstanding, northern nature reserves and national parks: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti. Here you will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the incredible scenery offering everything from lush highlands to nearly endless plains of grass savannah – and there are plenty of wild animals everywhere. You will also have time to get a good impression of the day to day life of the local peoples. Before we cross into Kenya for more safari, we stop off on the shores of  Lake Victoria.

After crossing the border back into Kenya we visit legendary Masai Mara Game Reserve, where we can watch the fantastic wildlife and also visit a Masai-village. Finally we make our way back to Nairobi and it will be possible to experience modern city life in the Kenyan capital.

East Africa’s Great Migration

The huge wildebeest and zebra migration in East Africa is one of the most spectacular wildlife spectacles in the world. Up to 2 million animals move across the plains of East Africa, around the center of the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya. It is difficult to exactly predict where the huge herds of animals will be when, as this depends on where the life-giving rains fall, allowing fresh nutritious grass  to grow. As we will be visiting both the Serengeti and the Masai Mara on this tour there is a great chance of seeing this impressive spectacle, no matter which time of year you are travelling.

 

Practical information about the tour

All in all this tour is quite simply the experience of a life time! Please note that the day-to-day programme is only a guide. For practical reasons changes may be made to the programme to ensure you tour is carried out in the best way possible. It is also possible to run this tour so that it both starts and finishes in Arusha in Tanzania.

Day to Day Programme

DAY 1: DEPARTURE FOR NAIROBI

Depart from Europe for Kenya, changing flight at a major hub if necessary. Meals and beverages are of course included on your flight to Africa.

On arrival in Nairobi you will be met by a local representative of Safari Eksperten in the Airport and driven to your accommodation.

Accommodation in the EKA Hotel, or similar, including breakfast.

DAY 2: NAIROBI - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

The day starts with breakfast and a briefing about the upcoming tour. Afterwards we drive to the Karen Blixen Museum and the Giraffe Centre and the famous Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage.

We then leave Nairobi and head south to Amboseli National Park, where we will arrive late in the day.

Accommodation at the Kibo Safari Camp including full board.

DAY 3: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Today we have a full day of game viewing in one of Kenya’s most famous parks. Amboseli lies on the border with Tanzania at the foot of the beautiful Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Here you take the ultimate safari photograph: one of the parks big bull elephants with the snow covered peak of Kilimanjaro in the background.

Accommodation at the Kibo Safari Camp including full board.

DAY 4: AMBOSELI - TANZANIA

After breakfast we make our way to the border with Tanzania and then on to the city of Arusha.

En route to Arusha we will have time for the wonderful walk to Marangu waterfalls. Remember that good shoes and a reasonable level of fitness are a must for this part of the tour.

The last part of the drive to Arusha takes us past the town of Moshi, which is where many trekkers climbing Kilimanjaro start out from.

Accommodation in Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge including dinner and breakfast.

DAY 5: ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA - ARUSHA

After breakfast this morning you will be collected from the hotel and set off to Lake Manyara National Park for the day. The spectacular reserve is located at the north-western corner of Lake Manyara, a hallow soda lake, which lies at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. We enjoy a scenic drive in the park known not only for its large flocks of flamingos, but also for the elusive tree climbing lions.

Accommodation in the Rift Valley Photographic Lodge, or similar, including full board.

DAY 6: LAKE MANYARA

After breakfast, we set out to experience the cultural diversity of Mto-wa-Mbu, starting at the market and visiting a Chagga family producing banana beer and passing by many different farms. On the way, your guide will introduce you to the various fruits and vegetables growing in the area and explain the irrigation system that sustains local crops.

After a delicious home-cooked meal in a local Mama’s home, we drive back to the lodge to relax, before we continue the tour in the afternoon when we will visit a nearby children’s home and a school.

Accommodation in the Rift Valley Photographic Lodge including full board.

DAY 7: EXCURSION TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

Today we will visit Tarangire national park for a game-drive to view the park’s rich population of big game.

The breath-taking views over the Masai steppes and the mountains to the south, together with the plentiful animal life makes a visit to Tarangire a truly memorable experience. Tarangire is as well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephant, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebra.

The whole day will be spent on a safari drive, we will bring along a packed lunch, which we will enjoy in the park.

Accommodation in the Rift Valley Photographic Lodge including full board.

DAY 8: MANYARA -NGORONGORO -SERENGETI

This morning we will have an early departure for a game drive in the world renowned Ngorongoro crater. For many, this wildlife spectacle is the highlight of their safari adventure. The Ngorongoro Crater boasts all of the ‘Big 5’, including a small population of the endangered black rhino.

After a picnic lunch we head towards the Serengeti through the stunning Southern Plains - an endless, undulating grass savannah with rocky outcrops which serve as isolated wildlife refuges.

We will arrive at our camp in the late afternoon.

Accommodation at Seringeti Kati Kati Tented camp including full board.

DAY 9: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

The whole day will be spent on game-drives in the area around the Seronera Valley in the central Serengeti, where the park headquarters and most of the big lodges and camps are based.

This is also the area you will recognise from TV-documentaries about the wildlife of the savannah.

This part of the Serengeti is characterised by open plains of grassland, packed with animals.

Accommodation at Seringeti Kati Kati Tented camp including full board.

DAY10 : SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Another exciting day of game-drives in the Serengeti.

Before the end of the afternoon, when we head back to camp, you will realize just why this national park with its many animals is so famous.

Accommodation at Kati Kati Tented camp including full board.

DAY 11: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK - LAKE VICTORIA

After breakfast we make our way to Lake Victoria. We pass through the villages of the Sukuma tribe, who grow ground nuts, sorghum and cassava as well as keeping livestock.

If the weather allows is, we will take a boat trip on the lake in the afternoon.

It is also possible to go for a walk along the lake shore to observe the rich bird life of the area.

Accommodation at the Speke Bay Lodge with full board.

DAY 12: LAKE VICTORIA - MASAI MARA

In the morning it will be possible to go on a canoe tour on the lake, before we leave Lake Victoria and continue our journey northwards, crossing the border into Kenya, before heading to the Masai Mara.

This is the area that the nomadic Masai originate from, and they are still permitted to graze their cattle in this area.

The Masai Mara reserve feature some riverine forest along the banks of the Mara- and Talek rivers, but is most famous for the open plains of its savannah.

Accommodation at Mara Eden Tented Camp with full board.

DAY 13: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

The whole day will be spent on game drives in the world famous Masai Mara, which is home to many different species of game animals.

If we haven’t see the huge herds of the great migration during our time in the Serengeti, there is a good chance of seeing them here in the Masai Mara which is part of the same massive ecosystem.

Accommodation at Mara Eden Tented Camp with full board.

DAY 14: MASAI MARA - NAIROBI

After breakfast we will have a guided tour of a Masai settlement, where it will be possible to get a taste of their village lifestyle, before we continue our journey to Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi.

We have the afternoon at leisure or to explore the city.

Time allowing, we visit the Kazuri Beads Centre and workshop for those interested in shopping. Kazuri means “small and beautiful” in Swahili and it describes each striking ceramic bead which is shaped by hand by the women employed at the Kazuri workshop.

Nairobi is a cosmopolitan, lively and interesting city. Its central business district is nicely compact and it is therefore a great place to tune into modern urban African life.

Later in the afternoon we will return to the hotel to relax and “freshen up” before we visit the famous Carnivore Restaurant in the evening.

Accommodation in the EKA hotel including full board.

DAY15: NAIROBI - FLIGHT HOME

The tour ends after breakfast, when you will be driven to the airport for your return flight, arriving home in the evening.

Accommodation on the tour

 

Attractions on the tour

The Price Includes

  • Return flights  N.Europe – Kenya
  • Accommodation in a double room 
  • All transportation during the safari in a 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Access to all mentioned national parks and game reserves
  • All meals during the tour
  • Visit to the Daphne Sheldrick elephant-orphanage in Nairobi
  • Sailing trip on Lake Victoria
  • Walking tour with the Maasai
  • Visit to a local village and school
  • Night safari in Manyara etc.

The Prices Does Not Include

  • Visas: USD 50,- x 2 for Kenya and Tanzania
  • Insurances
  • Vaccinations (Yellow fever vaccination are required)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Private excursions such as, for example, a balloon safari (can be booked from home)
  • An extension to Zanzibar or the Kenyan coast, we will be happy to give you a quote for this
  • EU-Liability Insurance: DKK 35,- pr. person
  • Everything else not listed under “the price includes"
GOT ANY QUESTIONS?

Ulla Fregerslev

Telephone 63 21 43 02

Tina Jeppesen

Telephone 56 36 25 45