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11 Days Photography tour itinerary for tanzania: Get The Best Of African Safari Adventures At Once

Arusha, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Samburu, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park

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Photography Tour
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Sightseeing Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Join this safari that will take you on a journey through the best National Parks of Kenya and Tanzania, starting with Amboseli National park on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro famous for its spectacular landscapes and elephants. Also, visit Ngorongoro crater- the largest intact caldera in the world. 

DAY 01

Arrive in Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

  • Meet your guide in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. 

  • Receive a briefing about your safari to get a clear picture of what to expect.

  • Depart for Amboseli which is famous for its huge elephant herds at the foothill of the majestic Kilimanjaro.

  • Have lunch in Amboseli and depart for a rewarding afternoon game drive till evening. 

  • Stay overnight in a lodge. 


DAY 02

Amboseli National Park

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  • Spend a full day safari within this beautiful reserve viewing wildlife, birds and enjoying the natural ecosystem that exists within this park as you view and photograph the scenic landscape which characterizes this park.

  • Go on a cultural visits to Maasai villages if you want.

  • Return in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at the lodge. 

DAY 03

Samburu

  • Catch an early morning coffee and breakfast. 

  • Drive north skirting the jagged peak of mount Kenya en route to the dry ocher plains of Samburu land. Green hills and fertile countryside gradually give away to more arid surroundings ,as we descend into the northern  frontier regions.

  • Reach Samburu in time for lunch. You may enjoy a quick swim in the pool at the Sarova Shaba Sopa lodge. 

  • Set out on your first game drive in Samburu . Ewaso Nyiro river flows along the southern border of the park, this attracts elephant, lions and variety of antelope. The trees along the river banks conceal  a sizable leopard population. 

  • Return to the lodge for dinner after the eventful day.

  • Stay overnight at the lodge. 

DAY 04

Samburu Game Reserve -Nakuru -Naivasha

  • Embark on early morning game drives followed by breakfast. 

  • Drive along the shoulder of mount Kenya to reach Nakuru. 

  • Arrive in time for late lunch at your cozy tented camp.

  • Delve in lunches and afternoon game drives till dusk.

  • Exit the park and drive to Naivasha to rest overnight. 

DAY 05

NAIVASHA -MASAI MARA

  • Go on an early morning visit to lake Naivasha - The highest of all the rift valley lakes. Lake naivasha is a beautiful shallow fresh water  like fringed by thick papyrus reeds.The water of the lake draws great array of the bird life to its shoreline. Witness buffalo wallow in the swamps, whilst the large hippo population laze their days in the shallows.

  • Go on to Elsamere crescent island game sanctuary, an one hour ride away from lake Naivasha. 

  • Descend the great  rift valley floor and reach Kenya's most celebrated natural attractions- the Masai Mara Game Reserve. It is a 1500 sq km slab of open Savannah doted with acacia tree. 

  • Have dinner and stay overnight at OI Tome Mara  Chui luxury camps.

DAY 06

MARA-SERENGETI

  • Early  morning game drive in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

  • Depart for Nairobi after breakfast. 

  • Make a brief stop at the administrative town of Narok for little bit of shopping or refreshments. 

  • Reach Serengeti in time to witness the Great Migration: a phenomenon where millions of wildebeests ,Gazelles and Zebras roam the plains in search  of food. The entire Tanzania ecosystem is on display here: birds reptiles ,mammals and the might savanna acacia trees.

DAY 07

NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA.

  • Have breakfast and drive to Ngorongoro conservation area, a conservation park situated in a 260 km wide volcano crater.

  • You can also stop at Maasai villages for a taste of real African culture and traditional living after lunch. 

  • Keep exploring the Ngorongoro crater till the evening.

  • Venturing up to the rim for dinner and overnight stay at Sopa lodge.

DAY 08

NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

  • After breakfast, leave for another fun day at the crater.

  • Take a detour through a traditional Maasai village ,where you can get acquainted  with the locals and watch some traditional dancing. 

  • Descend to the crater floor in search for more big games. The Ngorongoro crater is rich in Tanzania wildlife and November and December is the best time to see it.the short rainy season is over and animals come out in a big number to enjoy the fresh water and the green grass.

  • Take the joy of eating lunch on crater floor at one of the several  picnic sites. If you are lucky, you might spot the rare black rhinoceros. 

  • Go out of the crater and head onward to Manyara national park in the afternoon. 

  • Spend a relaxing night at Maramboi tented camp. 

DAY 09

MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

  • Begin the day at 8:00 hours with a morning game drive to lake Manyara national park. The park covers 330 sq kms, 70 percentage of which is occupied by the lake. The varied ecosystem of this park consists of ground water forest, acacia woodland, and open grassland along the lake shores. The park sustains a wealth of wildlife including the big five: lions, elephants, leopards,rhinos and buffalos. Park is famous for elusive tree climbing lions. It is also an ornithologist paradise and is host to over 400 species of birds.

  • Have dinner and retire at Tarangire lodge. 

DAY 10

TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK, ARUSHA

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    Take the final game drive at Tarangire national park. African elephant,the world's biggest mammals are very common in this area .The park is also dotted with the iconic baobab tree,

  • After a full day exploration at Tarangire, later in the afternoon we head to Arusha.

  • Dinner and stay will be in Arusha lodge. 

DAY 11

TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK TO ARUSHA TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

  • Relaxed breakfast in the morning. 

  • Free time to do some shopping in Arusha. 

  • Drive to airport for flight home. 

  • 5550 USD Per Adult
  •  Breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

  • 1st night dormitory accommodation at Kenya Comfort Hotel, 9 nights camping. Tents and sleeping mats.

  • Services of 3 person crew (leader, driver, cook). 

  • Park entry and game drives- Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro National Park and Serengeti National Park.

  • Arrival transfer from Nairobi Airport.

  • A fully equipped overland truck for transportation and game drives. 

  • All camping fees and appropriate equipment. 

  • All road taxes and tolls.

  • Nakuru and Lake Nakuru national Park.

  • Rift valley escarpment.

  • Visits to cultural places like the Maasai village.

  • Optional balloon safari.

  • Boat ride in Lake Naivasha.

Arusha, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Samburu, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park

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