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10 Days Primates Plains and Migration Safari to Rwanda and Tanzania

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Overview

The trip will take you to two countries in East Africa with different cultures, landscapes, and climates. At the same time, Rwanda is hillier while on the other side, Tanzania is a more open savannah country. Start with Rwanda and see the mountain gorilla before visiting three pristine wildlife areas in Tanzania with a chance to witness the Great Migration. While the sight of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebras thundering across the plains is spectacular, the Mara River crossing is one of the most breathtaking natural actions in wildlife sightings.

Tour Highlights

  • Come face to face with the Mountain gorilla Silverback
  • Witness the wildebeest crossing the Mara River a unique experience
  • See some of Africa’s stealthy predator crocodiles, lions, leopards, and hyenas in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
  • Admire your breakfast on the edge of the Mara River with a glance at hippos

Day by Day

Day 1:
Kigali to Musanze

On arrival in Kigali will be met and transferred to the Laico Umubano Kigali where you will enjoy lunch. Following lunch continue to Musanze (formerly Ruhengeri) situated near the park headquarters of the Volcanoes National Park.

Main Destination: Volcanoes National Park.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: The Garden Place Hotel.

Day 2:
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park.

After early morning breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch early enough to be briefed about the code of conduct while with the gorillas. Here you will meet your tracker and the day will be spent tracking the Mountain Gorilla, and when you find them, you will spend a maximum of one hour enjoying these once in a lifetime with these awesome creatures.

Main Destination: Volcanoes National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: The Garden Place Hotel

Day 3:
Transfer from Volcanoes to Kigali Airport.

Today is your day for packing, and having breakfast take a visit to the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. These Magnificent twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo and its Swamp Rugezi are excellent photogenic, serene, and scenic places for Bird watching activity. Later transfer to Kigali airport for your outbound flight. On your way and if the weather favors you will get some stopovers to admire the scenery and the beautiful terraced hills.

 After the tour, you will proceed to the airport for your flight to Kilimanjaro Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by your safari guide and transferred to Arusha Villa

Main Destination: Tanzania

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Arusha Villa | River Trees Inn

Day 4:
Arusha to Lake manyara National Park

After breakfast, you drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a day of game viewing. In this small, but beautiful park with a dense forest you can spot lots of monkeys, giraffes, elephants, impalas, hippos, and flamingos, and if you are lucky, you may spot the rare tree-climbing lions, apart from the animals the contrasting landscape is stunning with the biggest diversity of habitat than the Serengeti national park. For birders, this is your day over 425 species of birds have been recorded here with the highest number of raptors, in the late afternoon you drive to Marera valley lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Lake Manyara National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Farm of Dreams | Marera Valley Lodge.

Day 5:
Karatu to Serengeti National Park.

You leave the Farm of Dreams after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely and depart this morning for game viewing in the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the great sighting of lions, cheetahs, and leopards that are usually seen hanging on acacia tree branches. Game viewing in the central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like serval, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, jackals, hyenas, hyrax, and birds.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation:  Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp | Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp

Day 6:
Full-day Serengeti National Park

After breakfast go on a game drive in the central part of Serengeti for more sightings of lions, leopards, and cheetahs, and at around noon drive to the retina hippo pool for lunch and witness hundreds of hippos in this pool while enjoying your mouthwatering lunch. After proceeding to the north through Lobo where we have incredible sightings of giraffes, elephants, buffalo’s impalas, and the imaginable landscape while the migration tail starts showing up and arrive at the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Kenzan North camp | Serengeti Baobab tented camp

Day 7:
Full day Serengeti Mara River.

Rise up early for a morning game drive along the Mara River. It is truly an amazing experience to see all those hoofed mammals in search of water and greener pastures, followed by iconic predators. A journey is full of danger where only the strongest survive. You may also see hippos, lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, and if you are lucky the endangered black rhino. After the afternoon game drive, you head back to the Camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Kenzan North camp | Serengeti Baobab tented camp

Day 8:
Full day Serengeti Mara River.

Another day of morning and afternoon game drives in the North Serengeti along the Mara River. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles, and fast-flowing wild rivers await the herds as they head north. The river crossing of thousands of wildebeest and zebra is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in Africa. Return to the Camp in the afternoon for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Kenzan North camp | Serengeti Baobab tented camp

Day 9:
Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

After breakfast, you will depart the camp with your picnic lunch and proceed with your game drive along with the Lobo, mbuzi mawe, and the central Serengeti for more game viewing. today you will be looking for lions, cheetah leopards, elephants, and giraffes, stop for lunch at the picnic site, and then continue to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at Rhino Lodge on the rim of the crater.

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Rhino Lodge | Ngorongoro Tortilis Tented Camp

Day 10:
Ngorongoro Crater

Leave the camp at around 6:00 AM and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater. Grass steppes, acacia forests, alkaline lakes, rivers, streams, and swamps are home to almost all the species of animals found in the East African savannah. The crater is home to Africa’s big five lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and buffaloes. The alkaline Like offers excellent sightings of flamingoes from June to August and on the shows, you might see jackals and hyenas lazily lying on the edge of the lake. Other residences of the Ngorongoro are hippos, zebra, wildebeest gazelle, and birds with the grey crowned cranes, ostrich, and kori bustard catching the eyes, of both birds and non-birders. After extensive game viewing and a picnic in the crater, you will leave the Ngorongoro Crater in the afternoon and drive to Kilimanjaro international airport and connect your flight back home

Location: Arusha

Accommodation: No Accommodation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.

Rates

$7,493

Rates are per person in a Group of 2 People

$7,423

Rates are per person in a Group of 3 People

$7,330

Rates are per person in a Group of 4 People

$7,285

Rates are per person in a Group of 5 People

$7,285

Rates are per person in a Group of 6 People

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