Welcome to Africa
Experience the incredible display of nature and tradition in Tanzania
Witness Kenya's amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery.
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
4 to 12
|28 Feb 2019||16 Mar 2019||Fully Booked||AUD $14,115|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
'Karibu' to Kenya! This evening we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. [D]
We visit two of Kenya's great conservation projects - the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Centre. We'll also enjoy lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Museum, dedicated to the life of the Baroness and famed author of 'Out of Africa'. [B,L]
After breakfast we fly to Tanzania and drive to Tarangire National Park, famous for its elephants, baobab trees and tree-climbing lions. [B,L,D]
An early start for a morning game drive in search of impalas, elands, kudus, buffals and the hundreds of birds that inhabit the area. [B,L,D]
Special Experience: Enjoy a unique taste of Tanzanian culture as we visit Mto wa Mbu, an authentic Tanzanian boma, and enjoy lunch prepared by the villagers.
The incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ngorongoro Crater was created by the implosion of a volcano. We descend to the crater floor in search of the 'Big 5' and discover the abundance of wildlife including wildebeest, zebra, elephants and hippos, set against a remarkable backdrop of forest-covered crater walls. In the afternoon we'll witness some spectacular views over the Ngorongoro Crater on a nature walk along its rim. [B,L,D]
We travel to the sweeping plains of the heritage-listed Serengeti. Along the way we'll stop to visit Olduvai Gorge. This afternoon we'll encounter more of the local wildlife on a game drive. [B,L,D]
Our day is spent discovering the spectacular Serengeti! The landscape is characterised by vast rolling plains which we will explore on morning and afternoon game drives, looking for big cats, gazelles and zebra. [B,L,D]
Enjoy one last morning game drive in the Serengeti before we continue to Lake Manyara. On arrival we'll learn how to prepare an authentic Tanzanian dish during a hands-on cooking class. [B,L,D]
Special Experience: Admire the scenery, monkeys and birds from high in the beautiful forest treetops on the Manyara Treetop Walkway, one of the longest in Africa.
We cross the border back into Kenya and make our way to Amboseli National Park, set against the stunning backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro. This area is also home to the nomadic Maasai warriors. [B,L,D]
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the park. The abundant wildlife, framed against Mt Kilimanjaro's snow-covered peak, make this park a photographer's delight. This afternoon we'll take a game walk around the camp grounds with an experienced tracker. [B,L,D]
We take an early flight this morning to Nairobi, then drive toward the Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha. A popular stop for British flying boats of the 1930s, it was also the home of Joy Adamson, author of "Born Free". Its rich heritage and idyllic scenery make it the perfect place to relax, enjoy lunch and visit the house containing paintings and artefacts as well as memorabilia from the "Born Free" film. [B,L,D]
Lake Nakuru is our next destination. One of the Great Rift Valley's soda lakes, it's famous for its diverse birdlife and rhino population.
Special Experience: We'll participate in a tree-planting ceremony at our lodge.
Later this afternoon we'll take an afternoon game drive in this beautiful park, [B,L,D]
We depart early this morning for the incredible Maasai Mara. The jewel in Africa's crown, it is home to the most spectacular array of wildlife. Here we'll safari through the rolling grasslands in search of lions. [B,L,D]
An early start for a morning game drive through the Mara's incredible open savannahs. We'll then visit a local Maasai village school and take one final game drive later this afternoon. [B,L,D]
Special Experience: This evening we'll enjoy a special bush dinner under a beautiful blanket of stars.
Today we begin our journey home. [B]