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MKCTL 801: 8 DAYS LAKE MANYARA | SERENGETI | NGORONGORO | TARANGIRE SAFARI
Departs everyday at 8am
 
DAY 1: NAIROBI|ARUSHA
Board shuttle bus at 0800 hrs to the border town of Namanga where you will clear customs and immigration formalities. Proceed in Tanzania to Arusha. On arrival you will be dropped off at your hotel for an overnight rest at Moivaro Coffee Lodge or Arusha Hotel.
*** There is an option of flying between Nairobi and Arusha at an extra cost
 
DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA
After breakfast, leave for Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunch. Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher's paradise. Marvel at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal, pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment, elephants stand in the shade of the baobab; and in the acacia woodland, lions lie draped along the branches of the umbrella trees Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge,B,L,D
 

 

DAY 3:LAKE MANYARA|SERENGETI
After breakfast leave Lake Manyara National Park and proceed to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai George with picnic lunch, arriving in the afternoon. Take a game drive to this park with immense herds of herbivore, wildebeests, gazelles and Zebras followed by predators on their annual migration to permanent water holes, offering a timeless spectacle unequalled in the world. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge,B,L,D.
 
DAY 4: FULL DAY SERENGETI
Morning games drive after breakfast. Enjoy the endless plains of Serengeti with game viewing, A magnificent experience awaits as you travel to the most famous wildlife park in Africa the legendary Serengeti. Here you might have the chance to see the migration, where thousands of zebra and wildebeest make trip from the Masai Mara every year. Packed lunch is served and proceed for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge,B,L,D.
 

 

DAY 5: SERENGETI|NGORONGORO
After breakfast, game drive enroute towards Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch. On arrival, descend down to the crater one of the largest intact volcanic Caldera in the world, the crater floor offers game viewing to homely permanent population of more than 30 000 animals, and is one of the only places in Africa where you stand a very good chance of seeing the big five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) in the course of a morning or evening game drive. Dinner and Overnight at the crater ream Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge,B,L,D.
 
DAY 6: FULL DAY NGORONGORO
Descend once again down to the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. An extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display. The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breathtaking which are forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. Attracting predators, the black-maned lion, the leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here. A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingoes and is a favourite place for predators to make their kill. Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden. The game drives are done with packed lunch.. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge,B,L,D.
 

 

DAY 7: NGORONGORO|TARANGIRE
After breakfast, game drive enroute for Tarangire National Park. In the afternoon you'll be taken on a game drive through the park. Many of the animals congregate around the only source of permanent water in the park, the Tarangire River. This is the best place in Tanzania to see really big herds of elephants of up to 300 at a time on safari. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge,B,L,D.
 
DAY 8: TARANGIRE|ARUSHA|OUT
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha for lunch. Catch the afternoon shuttle bus back to Nairobi where you will be dropped off at the airport by approximately 18:00hrs, B,L.
*** There is an option of flying between Arusha and Nairobi at an extra cost



 
     

 
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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.