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Prison Island, Excursion

KT Adventure

Prison Island, Excursion

KT Adventure
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This tour takes you from Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam in 13 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 14650  Currency Converter + USD 1230 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

13 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Combine all the best of East Africa on this short but exciting African adventure tour. From 'Big 5' encounters in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater to relaxing days on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar.

 

General Notes

Masai Mara Excursion is included in the trip cost.

Zanzibar ferry and shared accommodation on the island is included in your trip cost however meals are for your own expense.

The age restriction for this trip is 18 - 39. Should your age fall out of this bracket, please enquire for alternative options.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

ND13-15

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


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Day 1, Nairobi to Masai Mara

We depart from the bustling city of Nairobi and leave for our first viewpoint where we stop to overlook the Great African Rift Valley. We then descend into the valley and enter Masai land. The Masai, habitual pastoralists are seen quite regularly on the side of the road as they tend their cattle. We arrive at our campsite in the early evening in time to enjoy sunset over the plains of the Masai Mara.

Day 2, Masai Mara

We will look for the infamous Big 5 as well as the plentiful plains game and birdlife on our game drives. You will see this 'garden of Eden' in a state nature intended it to be, rolling hills, huge plains, and an abundance of game matched no where else on earth. Buffalo, elephant, lion, cheetah, zebra, wildebeest, waterbuck just to name a few of the animals that inhabit this wild wonderland. Sitting around a campfire listening to the bush sounds, whilst watching the sun set is the perfect way to finish a day's game viewing in the Mara.

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Day 3, Masai Mara to Nairobi

Leaving the Masai Mara, we head out of the surrounding area where we still catch a glimpse of the game that has migrated into the Masai land region. We reach Nairobi in the late afternoon.

Day 4, Nairobi to Arusha

After a short but somewhat bumpy trip we cross the border at Namanga, enter Tanzania and continue to Arusha in the heart of Masai lands. This pleasant town is situated at the base of Mount Meru and is the starting point for your optional excursion to Ngorongoro Crater and/or Serengeti National Park.

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Day 5, Arusha

We spend a day in the bustling city of Arusha - the Safari hub of Tanzania. We dive into the colourful markets, visit the Snake Park and have the option to visit a Masai Village to learn more about their proud and nomadic culture.

Day 6, Arusha to Serengeti National Park

From Arusha you have the option of visiting the famous Serengeti National Park. You will depart Arusha in the morning with your vehicles and guides, if you take up the two-night/three day option. From Arusha you drive through the Masai town of Mtu Wa Mbu (Mosquito River) and up into the Ngorongoro Nature Reserve for a glimpse of the Ngorongoro Crater. Then you descend down onto the vast plains of the Serengeti. The abundance of plains game has never stopped to suprise anyone entering this wildlife heaven. The afternoon will be spent game spotting before setting up camp in the midst of the park. A camp fire and the night time noises of the wildlife finish off a day in one of East Africa's most famous game parks!

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Day 7, Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

An absolute 'must do' when in Tanzania. Pass through the 'Cradle of Mankind' and the Rift Valley whilst enjoying one of the best game viewing opportunities Africa has to offer. An early start takes us off for a full morning game drive in the Serengeti. We head back towards Ngorongoro where we sleep on the Crater's edge. We suggest you wear your winter woollies as it can get pretty cold on the rim of the crater during night times.

Day 8, Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha

This morning we descend into the Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 metre walls. This Garden of Eden is 20-kilometre wide and a true natural wonder. The size of this caldera is only appreciated from the floor itself where the abundance of its animal inhabitants becomes apparent. It is home to nearly every species of African animal and offers great photo opportunities of most of East Africa's mammals, such as Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Hippo, Lion, and plain's game. After spending the morning in the Ngorongoro Crater you will return to our overnight stop near Arusha for the night.

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Day 9, Arusha to Dar Es Salaam

On our way to Dar es Salaam we pass through a number of small villages, towns and sisal plantations.The temperature becomes noticeably hotter as we get closer to Dar es Salaam.

Day 10, Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Island

An early ferry from Dar es Salaam takes us to this exotic "Spice Island", where we will spend the next few nights. Zanzibar is steeped in history which is reflected in the varied architecture of Stone Town while further north you can relax on the white sand beaches or scuba dive in the clear warm water.

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Day 11 to 12, Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar offers a wealth of experiences for the visitor. The quiet streets of the old Stone Town still retain their Arabic influence. With pretty Medina-like shops, the palaces of the Sultans, its spices, tours around a spice plantation - there is something for everyone on this island. You can even hire a motorbike and explore the more remote areas of Zanzibar.

Day 13, Zanzibar Island to Dar Es Salaam

We take the ferry back to mainland for another night in Dar es Salaam. Time permitting there may be an opportunity to visit one of the local craft markets offering a large range of exquisite products (where prices depend on your bargaining skills).

Meals included in your tour cost

9 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 9 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

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Masai Cultural Village

Bright and colouful
Beads and jewelery
Experience an old culture
Visit their homes
Dignified tribespeople


There are 10 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Nairobi, Masai Mara, Arusha, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area & 2 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Safari Vehicle

Recent Feedback

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Anne B (27) from Ireland

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JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

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