TANZANIA SAFARIS

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ITINERARY FOR TTS 323
DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Lake Manyara arriving at the lodge in the early evening. The lodges are situated on the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment, overlooking the Great Rift Valley and the soda Lake Manyara.

Day 2
After an early breakfast tour Lake Manyara National Park. This park is famous for it’s tree climbing lions and vast flocks of flamingoes. During the mid morning proceed to Ngorongoro Crater arriving in time for lunch. After lunch descend into the Crater for a half day crater tour. In the crater, which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world:” you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the evening.

Day 3
After breakfast depart via Mto-wa-Mbu for Arusha arriving in time for lunch.
ITINERARY FOR TTS 331

DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Lake Manyara arriving at the lodge in the early evening. The lodges are situated on the Mto-wa-Mbu escarpment, overlooking the Great Rift Valley and the soda Lake Manyara.

Day 2
After breakfast depart for Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive. This park is famous for it’s tree climbing lions and vast flocks of flamingoes. Return from the game drive in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch depart for Ngorongoro arriving in the early evening.

Day 3
After breakfast at the lodge proceed on a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. In the crater, which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world” you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the early evening.

Day 4
After breakfast depart via Mto-wa-Mbu for Arusha which is reached at by lunch time.
ITINERARY FOR TTS 351
DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Lake Manyara arriving at the lodge in the early evening. The lodges are situated on the Mto-wa-Mbu escarpment, overlooking the Great Rift Valley and the soda Lake Manyara.

DAY 2
After breakfast tour Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for it’s tree climbing lions and vast flocks of flamingoes. In the afternoon proceed with picnic lunch enroute to Serengeti National Park.

DAY 3
After breakfast proceed on a morning game drive returning to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon another game drive can be taken to explore this world famous park. The park is famous for large concentration of plains game such as zebra, wildebeest and gazelle.

DAY 4
After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro Crater, via Olduvai Gorge, site of archaeological findings, where traces of pre-historic people dating back to 3.5 million years have been discovered. Lunch is at the lodge situated on the crater rim with spectacular views down into the crater. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 5
After breakfast at the lodge proceed on a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. In the crater, which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world” you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the early evening.

DAY 6
After breakfast depart via Mto wa Mbu Village for lunch in Arusha.
ITINERARY FOR TTS 352

DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Ngorongoro Crater arriving in the late evening. The lodges are situated on the crater rim with spectacular views down into the crater.

DAY 2
After breakfast at the lodge, proceed on a full day crater tour with a picnic lunch. In the crater which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the early evening.

DAY 3
After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge, site of archaeological findings, where traces of pre-historic people dating back to 3.5 million years have been discovered. After lunch at the lodge proceed or a game drive to explore this world famous park. The park is renowned for large concentration of plains game such as zebra, wildbeeste and gazelle. Return from the game drive in the early evening.

DAY 4
After breakfast proceed on a morning game drive returning to the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed on yet another game drive.

DAY 5
After breakfast at the lodge proceed to Tarangire with a picnic lunch. Tarangire National Park is reached at in the early evening. This park is well known for it’s dense wildlife population which is most spectacular between June and December.

DAY 6
After an early breakfast proceed on a game drive in the park. Thereafter depart for Arusha arriving in time for lunch.
ITINERARY FOR TTS 353

DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Lake Manyara arriving at the lodge in the early evening. The lodges are situated on the Mto –wa-Mbu escarpment, overlooking the Great Rift Valley and the sodaa Lake Manyara.

DAY 2
After breakfast tour Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for it’s tree climbing lions and vast flocks of flamingoes. Return from the game drive to the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed to the Ngorongoro Crater.

DAY 3
After breakfast at the lodge proceed on a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. In the crater, which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world” you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the early evening.

DAY 4
After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro Crater, via Olduvai Gorge, site of archaelogical findings, where traces of pre-historic peoples dating back to 3.5 million years have been discovered. Picnic lunch enroute to the Serengeti National Park which is arrived at in the early evening.

DAY 5
After breakfast proceed on a morning game drive returning to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon another game drive can be taken to explore this world famous park. The park is famous for large concentration of plains game such as zebra, wildbeeste and gazelle.

DAY 6
After breakfast depart for Seronera airstrip for the flight to Arusha. Met on arrival in Arusha and proceed for lunch.
ITINERARY FOR TTS 354

DAY 1
At 14.00 hrs depart Arusha for Tarangire National Park arriving in the early evening.

DAY 2
Early breakfast and then proceed on a game drive in Tarangire National Park. This park is famous for it’s dense wildlife population which is most spectacular between June and December. After a picnic lunch in Tarangire proceed to Ngorongoro arriving in the early evening.

DAY 3
After breakfast at the lodge proceed on a full day crater tour with picnic lunch. In the crater, which is considered the “Eighth wonder of the world” you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife including the big five. The crater has a variety of habitats including grassland, forest and swamp. The lake on the crater floor, is home to flamingoes and many other species of birds. Return to the lodge in the early evening.

DAY 4
After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro Crater, via Olduvai Gorge, site of archaeological findings, where traces of pre-historic people dating back to 3.5 million years have been discovered. Picnic lunch en route to the Serengeti National Park which is arrived in the early evening.

DAY 5
After breakfast proceed on a morning game drive returning to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon another game drive can be taken to explore this world famous park. The park is famous for large concentration of plains game such as zebra, wildbeeste and gazelle.

DAY 6
After breakfast depart for Seronera airstrip for the flight to Arusha. Met on arrival in Arusha and proceed for lunch.
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HALF DAY COASTAL CULTURAL TRAIL (BUSH TOUR)
The coastal countryside and its people offer a different perspective to Kenya’s tribal heritage. The tour provides a glimpse into the traditions and cultures of the coastal people with a visit to a Giriama or Digo Village with our local guide. Continue to Kaloleni to visit the local market and thereafter drive to Kenya Marineland on the North coast which offers an opportunity to observe numerous species of tropical marine life in giant aquariums. A snake park, situated nearby is also visited and you can watch carvers at work producing the famous “Makonde” pieces of art.
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HALF DAY SHIMBA HILLS TRAIL
The Shimba Hills are a short drive from Mombasa. South of the Island, they are reached via the Likoni Ferry and are over a thousand feet high which offers one a view of both the Indian Ocean and the African bush. Rare animals like the Roan and Sable antelopes are seen in this area besides elephants, buffalos and a wide variety of bird life.
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FULL DAY MALINDI AND GEDI TRAILS
Depart from your coastal hotel and drive north to Kilifi through attractive country covered by extensive sisal plantations dotted with huge baobab trees. Cross the scenic creek and continue onto the ancient city of Gedi – a 13th century ruin in the heart of a dense forest. Thereafter proceed onto the coastal town of Malindi for lunch and an exploration of the marine park in a glass bottomed boat where you are taken goggling by an experienced guide. Later visit the nearby village and watch the Giriama tribe perform exciting tribal dances before driving back to Mombasa by sundown.
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FULL DAY – CITY TOUR AND NATURE TRAIL
A comprehensive morning tour of the island including a visit to Fort Jesus is followed by lunch at Mamba Village. Mamba is the Swahili name for crocodile and this “village: is really a crocodile farm. Depart after lunch for the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail. The wasteland of the stone quarry has been reclaimed and amongst the casuarinas trees and other tropical flora reside a variety of wildlife and birds. Eland and buffalo, crocodiles and other reptiles can be seen wandering with crowned cranes. The commercially viable aquaculture complex is also visited.
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TAMARIND DHOW SAFARI
A 12.00 pm or 6.30 pm departure from the Tamarind jetty for the lunch cruise or evening cruise respectively. After a welcome cocktail the Tamarind Dhow Nawalicker (meaning Gateway to Heaven) cruises past the Old Town and Fort Jesus. Fantastic seafood meals prepared by the world famous Tamarind Restaurant are enjoyed while a local band plays music to suit all tastes. A tri-lingual guide, fully stocked bar and friendly service all add to the unforgettable atmosphere. 2.45 pm or 10.30 pm return to the jetty and thereafter your hotel.
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TSAVO EAST TRAIL
Before sunrise depart from Mombasa and proceed in the direction of Nairobi for about 115kms arriving at the Bachuma gate where you enter the east section of the Tsavo National Park – Kenya’s largest game sanctuary famed for it’s huge herds of elephants. It is also home to lion, rhino, giraffe and zebra as well as a variety of other smaller game. You will see water birds at home on the Aruba Dam on your way to Voi Safari Lodge where lunch will be served. Good photographs of a variety of animals that come to drink at the waterhole in front of the lodge may be taken. After lunch proceed on a game drive returning to Mombasa in the early evening.
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FULL DAY TAITA HILLS TRAIL
An early morning drive, 2 ½ hours from Mombasa, brings you to the game sanctuary at Taita Hills. In this sanctuary you will enjoy a game drive where cheetah and lion may be seen as well as herds of elephants. Lunch will be served at the Taita Hills Lodge after which the tour departs for Mombasa arriving in the late afternoon.
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WASINI ISLAND AND KISITE
Depart from the Shimoni (the Place of Caves) jetty at 9.00 am aboard a converted Lamu dhow and sail for the Kisite Marine National Park. Snorkel along a fringing reef of Kisite Island and marvel at the coral and shoals of fish. A seafood lunch is had at an Arab restaurant on Wasini Island. Wasini Village is a true fishing community with strong Arab and coastal influences. Guests should wear suitable attire so as not to offend your hosts. Masks and snorkels are provided on the dhow. However sun protection, sandals or tennis shoes and cover up dress or sarong should be taken along.
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TSAVO AND SALTLICK TRAIL

DAY ONE
Depart in the morning and drive inland to the eastern section of the Tsavo National Park. A game drive through the park and a visit to Aruba Dam follows a network of tracks to look and allow for photographs of the wildlife. Lunch is taken at Voi Safari Lodge and thereafter continue to Salt Lick Lodge, set high above a floodlit waterhole. The constant stream of animal visitors can be viewed from the comfort of the roof top terrace well into the night. The night is spent at the Salt Lick Lodge.

DAY TWO
After breakfast proceed on a game drive entering the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary arriving at the Taita Hills Lodge in time for lunch. After lunch return to Mombasa which is reached in the late afternoon.
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EVENING CRUISE OLD PORT DHOW/FORT JESUS/SOUNDS & LIGHTS SHOW/DINNER

A romantic dhow sundowner cruise along the shores of the picturesque island of Mombasa, starts off an enchanting evening not to be missed. As darkness set in, we dock at the private jetty and proceed to Fort Jesus. “Arab and Portuguese” men, bearing fire torches, guard the entrance of the fort, constructed by the Portuguese in the 16th century – the venue for sound and light – and presentation of the turbulent history of the East Africa Coast. A “candalabra’ lit setting”, creates the atmosphere for a unique dinner served within the fortess by waiters in Portuguese attire. Following this feast, you can return to your hotel, or , at an early request, continue with the evening’s program to the casino and the Bora Bora Night Club for the spectacule midnight show, after which you return to your hotel.

Please Note: If you participate in the full night program, gents are requested to wear long trousers (Casino + Nightclub) and children under 18 years are not allowed access to the casino and nightclub.
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At 06.30 pm departure from the Tamarind jetty for evening cruise after a welcome cocktail the Tamarind Dhow Nawalicker (meaning gateway to heaven) cruises past the old town and Fort Jesus. Fantastic see food meals prepared by the world famous Tamarind Restaurant are enjoyed while a local band plays music to suit all taste. A tri-lingual guide, fully stocked bar and friendly service all add to the unforgettable atmosphere at 10.30pm return to the jetty and transfer to Bora Bora Night Club.
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Your day begins when you are collected form your hotel and driven to Shimoni, the place of the cave. You will see the cave estimated to be 35 kms long, which was used by Arabs slave traders before shipment to Zanzibar where they were sold at auction. The Arab style dhow departs Shimoni Jetty at around 08.30 a.m . returning approximately 4.30 pm. A welcome tea, coffee and biscuits with tour briefing and individual assessments on the competency and equipments awaits you.

Enjoy a fascination guided snorkeling or diving safari in the famous Kisite Marine Park. Kisite’s extensive reef system is home to dolphins, turtles, over 350 species of vibrantly coloured tropical fish, and an exciting variety of coral life.

Dolphins are seen nearly every day and between August and October humpback whale passes through the Marine Park. Often as we snorkel along the edge of the reef, Dolphins come and join us. Snorkelling is followed by the exhilarating experience of a dhow under sail, weather permitting, on the way to Wasini Island for a memorable seafood lunch.
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TSAVO EAST & SALT LICK TRAIL
DAY 1
Depart in the morning and drive inland to the eastern side of Tsavo National Park. Lunch is taken at Voi Safari Lodge and thereafter you continue to Saltlick Lodge, set high above the floodlit waterhole.

DAY 2
Breakfast is followed by a game drive entering the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary, arriving at Taita Hills Lodge in time for lunch. After lunch return to Mombasa arriving late afternoon.
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2 DAYS TSAVO EAST AND WEST TRAIL
DAY 1
This safari takes you first to Tsavo East entering via the Bachuma Gate. After lunch cross main Nairobi – Mombasa highway entering Tsavo West National Park and onto one of the lodges in the park. In the evening go on a game drive to explore the park in search of game.

DAY 2
The day is spent looking for game and includes a visit to Mzima Springs. Lunch is taken at either Kilaguni or Ngulia Lodge before driving back to Mombasa arriving in the late afternoon.
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1 ½ SHIMBA HILLS TRAIL
DAY ONE
After lunch depart on a trip to Shimba Hills, south of Mombasa, which takes you through the lush countryside, climbing over a thousand feet high and providing a view of both Diani Beach and the surrounding countryside. The game reserve contains an abundance of the rare Roan and Sable antelopes, buffalo, elephants, giraffe and birdlife can also be seen during the game drive. The afternoon game drive returns to the lodge for dinner at the only “Tree Hotel” at the coast, the Shimba Hills lodge.
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2 DAYS TSAVO WEST & AMBOSELI TRAIL

DAY 1
An early departure at 05.00hrs from your hotel for a 260 km drive to Tsavo Gate , the entrance into Tsavo West. A game drive to Mzima Springs is followed by a drive though the volcanic area of the Shetani Hills passing through areas inhabited by the proud Maasai people. Arrive for lunch and a short rest at an Amboseli Lodge followed by an afternoon game drive.

DAY 2
An early morning game drive before breakfast provides one with an opportunity to get a glimpse of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. After breakfast return to Tsavo West where you have lunch before continuing on a leisurely drive back to Mombasa arriving late evening.
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2 ½ DAYS TSAVO EAST/WEST –AMBOSELI TRAIL

DAY 1
On the first day, this safari takes you to Tsavo East, proceeding on a game drive and arriving at Voi Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch yet another game drive enables you to see Tsavo’s main attraction – the large numbers of elephants.

DAY 2
After breakfast depart for Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon go on a game drive. As the sun sets the mighty mountain, Kilimanjaro, may become visible from its cover of clouds and provides the perfect end to a long day of game viewing.

DAY 3
n early morning game drive before breakfast after which you drive to Tsavo West via Mzima Springs. After lunch at a lodge in Tsavo, proceed to Mombasa which is reached by sundown
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TSAVO WEST AND AMBOSELI TRAIL ENDING IN NAIROBI
DAY 1
Depart early from your hotel and head to Tsavo West National Park entering at the Tsavo gate. After lunch you will be taken on an afternoon game drive in this, Kenya’s largest park, also noted for its enormous numbers of hippo and crocodile.

DAY 2
An early start for Amboseli National Park across the lava flow arriving in time for lunch. A rest before an afternoon game drive enables you to explore this park set so picturesquely at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro.

DAY 3
Dawn is the best time for viewing game in Amboseli. After breakfast the tour continues to Nairobi which is reached by lunchtime. The tour ends on arrival in Nairobi
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4 DAYS TSAVO EAST/WEST/AMBOSELI TRAIL

DAY 1
On the first day, this safari takes you to Tsavo East, proceeding on a game drive and arriving at Voi Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch yet another game drive enables you to see Tsavo’s main attraction – the large numbers of elephants.

DAY 2
After breakfast depart for Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon go on a game drive. As the sun sets the mighty mountain, Kilimanjaro, may become visible from its cover of clouds and provides the perfect end to a long day of game viewing.

DAY 3
An early morning game drive before breakfast after which you drive to Tsavo West via Mzima Springs. After lunch at a lodge in Tsavo, proceed to Mombasa which is reached by sundown.

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