Multi-Day Tour

Masai & Tanzania Camping Safari (10 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Nairobi, Kenya To Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Valid for Departures: 06 Mar 2018 - 31 Dec 2019

Masai & Tanzania Camping Safari (10 days)

Day 3

Masai Mara

Day 4

Masai Mara/Nairobi

Day 7

Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park

Day 8

Serengeti National Park

Day 9

Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Nairobi, Kenya
None None
Day 1 Nairobi: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Nairobi, Kenya
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Nairobi/Masai Mara: Travel from Nairobi, through the Great Rift Valley on to Kenya's premier wildlife reserve. In the afternoon, arrive in the area and get settled at the safari camp, our base for our time here. Head out for a late afternoon wildlife safari drive with excellent chances of seeing the Big Five — lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. The varied wildlife and natural environment come together to provide a spectacular safari experience. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Safari vehicle
Day 3
Masai Mara
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Masai Mara: Enjoy an early wildlife safari drive when animals are most active. Opt to visit a Masai village, learn to dance like a warrior, stop in the manyatta (family compound) and learn about this nomadic culture. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 4
Masai Mara/Nairobi
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Masai Mara/Nairobi: Breathe in the fresh morning air as you enjoy the African sun as it rises over the savanna of the "Mara". Visit a watering hole while on a morning wildlife safari drive, a perfect time and place for wildlife photography. Visit the G for Good supported Ubuntu Cafe for lunch, before heading back to Nairobi. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Café Ubuntu Transport: Safari vehicle
Day 5
Nairobi, Kenya
None Breakfast
Day 5 Nairobi/Arusha: Journey across the border into Tanzania, arriving in the picturesque town of Arusha in the afternoon. Spend some time exploring the town and its bustling markets, and have another night in the comfort of a hotel. Upon arrival into Arusha, you may be joined by other G Adventures travellers starting the Tanzania portion of the trip. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Kenya - Tanzania) Transport: Shuttle
Day 6
Arusha, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu: Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Spend the afternoon viewing wildlife along the main road that winds through a lush cool forests of Lake Manyara National Park, overgrown with ficus trees and covered with bromeliads. This area is truly stunning, as the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a gorgeous backdrop. Search for the phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 7
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park: Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Serengeti National Park: Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the Big Five in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari
Day 9
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro: Enjoy one last morning wildlife safari drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best wildlife viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of animals, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 10
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Ngorongoro/Arusha: Embark on a early morning crater drive. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Departure Day Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle

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Long on yearning for the savannahs of East Africa but short on time? This should do the trick. This adventure spreads the wonders of the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, magnificent Lake Manyara and campouts under the broad midnight skies of the Masai Mara over 10 adventure-filled days. Our all-terrain vehicles cut down the travel time, making sure your every minute in Africa is spent interacting with the locals and tracking the Big Five. Africa in a flash? It can be done.

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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