Kubwa Five Safaris

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Welcome To Rwanda | Transfer To Your Hotel | Relaxing

Welcome To Rwanda | Transfer To Your Hotel | Relaxing

On arrival in Rwanda, you will be welcomed and picked by our Kubwa Five Safaris guide who will be holding an A4 paper with your name printed on it at Kigali International Airport and be transferred to your hotel where you will check in and relax.

Dinner and overnight at Kigali Holiday Hotel.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali, Rwanda)
Accommodation:
Kigali Holiday Hotel
  • Budget hotel located in Kigali (Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Visit The Genocide Memorial | Travel To Akagera National Park | Boat Ride | Evening Game Drive

Visit The Genocide Memorial | Travel To Akagera National Park | Boat Ride | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, we drive to Kigali and embark on a city tour visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial site, where you will get a brief history of Rwanda.

After that, we will drive you to Akagera National Park. Then, you will check in for lunch. After lunch, you will have a short game drive on your way to a boat cruise.

In the recent past, the park has made great conservation strides by engaging the community through community tours. In addition, with the re-introduction of lions, the numbers of the Big Five are increasing daily.

The park hosts several big mammals, the most sought-after being lions, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, elephants, and hippos, which will provide great photographic moments.

Dinner and overnight at Akagera Rhino Lodge.

Main Destination:
Kigali (Rwanda)
Accommodation:
Akagera Rhino Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Akagera NP (Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Morning And Evening Game Drives In Akagera National Park

Morning And Evening Game Drives In Akagera National Park

After breakfast, you will start your day with an early morning game drive around the park's thick and hilly southern part. The hilly region will give you great views of this park's lakes, hills, and valleys. With the guidance of your site guide, you will be searching for big mammals like elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, several antelope species, and recently the re-introduced lions and rhinos. However, this game drive will end based on the weather by midday, when it's too hot to see animals as they hide under the trees.

After the morning game drive, you will return to the hotel for lunch. After lunch, you will rest and prepare for the short evening game drive. This game drive takes about 2 hours. By this time, animals are expected to start coming out of the bushes to the open areas. So let's see what nature has in store for us today! After this evening game drive, we will drive you back to your hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Dereva Hotel.

Main Destination:
Akagera National Park (Rwanda)
Best Time To Visit June to September and mid-December to mid-February (It is drier and wildlife is easier to spot)
High Season June to September (The park is busiest at weekends)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Akagera NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
HippoAbundant
White RhinoOccasional
LionOccasional
Show more
ElephantOccasional
HyenaRare
Accommodation:
Dereva Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located outside Akagera NP (Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Morning Game Drive In Akagera National Park | Return To Kigali

Morning Game Drive In Akagera National Park | Return To Kigali

We arise early and leave for a game drive in Akagera National Park after breakfast. We will search for big mammals like elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, several antelope species, and recently the re-introduced lions and rhinos. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a birder's haven with over 500 bird species.
At around midday, we drive back to Kigali. You will have lunch on your way to Kigali.

Dinner and overnight at Kigali Holiday Hotel.

Main Destination:
Kigali (Rwanda)
Accommodation:
Kigali Holiday Hotel
  • Budget hotel located in Kigali (Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Transfer To Volcanoes National Park | Visit Dian Fossey Center | Visit Iby'iwacu Village

Transfer To Volcanoes National Park | Visit Dian Fossey Center | Visit Iby'iwacu Village

After breakfast, we will drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park. On arrival in Musanze (Ruhengeri), you will visit the Dian Fossey Center (Karisoke Research Center).

In the evening, you will visit the Iby’iwacu village for community interaction and to enjoy the Rwandan culture, which includes traditional dancing.

Dinner and overnight at Garden Palace Hotel.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August (It is drier and hiking is easier)
High Season June to September (Permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:
Garden Palace Hotel
  • Budget lodgeoutside Volcanoes NP (Gorillas, Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Golden Monkey Trekking | Last day In Rwanda | Travel To Uganda

Golden Monkey Trekking | Last day In Rwanda | Travel To Uganda

After breakfast, you will assemble at the Volcanoes National Park's headquarters for a briefing in the morning with your trekking gear and drinking water and venture into the forest to track the golden monkeys. While participating in golden money trekking, you will learn interesting facts about golden monkeys that will make your Rwandan tour most enjoyable.

After lunch, we will drive to Uganda and then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home of the famous mountain gorillas.

You will have lunch on the way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or at your accommodation. Then, finally, you will check in at the resort to prepare for another highlight of this amazing trip.

Dinner and overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite
  • Budget tented campjust outside Bwindi NP (Gorillas, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Gorilla Trekking | Birding | Batwa Cultural Interaction And Community Walk

Gorilla Trekking | Birding | Batwa Cultural Interaction And Community Walk

After an early morning breakfast, you will head to the park's head office with your guide and have a briefing about the do's and don'ts while in the park with gorillas.

Now it is time to head for gorilla trekking through the misty rainforest! Trekking can take between 2 hours or up to 6 hours, depending on the gentle giants' location. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to over 346 bird species, 120 mammal species, 400 plant species, and 27 frog species and covers an area of 331 sq km. Ensure you carry enough water, sturdy shoes, non-flash cameras, and rain jackets.

At the end of this long and exciting adventure, you will return to the resort for a well-deserved shower before having lunch.

You will head out for a community walk to visit the Batwa in the evening. These indigenous people have lived in the forest for 60 000 years (statistics according to anthropologists) to enjoy traditional dances and drama.

Dinner and overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort Campsite
  • Budget tented campjust outside Bwindi NP (Gorillas, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Travel To Lake Bunyonyi

Travel To Lake Bunyonyi

After having breakfast, you can relax before checking out in the evening for a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is a twisting water body dotted with 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water—amazing! Have your cameras ready to capture awesome pictures.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
  • Mid-range resort located at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Relaxing | Optional Activities At 40 USD Per Person

Relaxing | Optional Activities At 40 USD Per Person

After breakfast, you can relax at your hotel until lunchtime. Lake Bunyonyi is framed by lush, green-terraced hills that reach a height of (2200 – 2478m). After lunch, you can either continue relaxing at your lodge or head out for optional activities such as zip lining, ninja warrior, canoeing and kayaking which each cost $40 per person and it is payable at the lake.

Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa. It is one of the few African lakes completely safe for swimming.

Dinner and overnight at Hawk's Eye Lodge Bunyonyi.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Hawk's Eye Lodge Bunyonyi
  • Budget lodge located at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Travel To Queen Elizabeth National Park | Evening Game Drive

Travel To Queen Elizabeth National Park | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, it will be time to move to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is also Uganda’s most popular tourist destination.

You will have an evening game drive aiming to catch the lions hunting in the evening. Lions usually hunt as the day dawns since the temperatures are cooler.

Dinner and overnight at Engiri Game Lodge.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LeopardOccasional
Show more
ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Engiri Game Lodge
  • Budget lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP (Uganda) without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11

Morning Game Drive In Queen Elizabeth National Park | Boat Ride | Relaxation In The Evening

Morning Game Drive In Queen Elizabeth National Park | Boat Ride | Relaxation In The Evening

After an early breakfast, we will depart at 6:00am for a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park to catch the lions hunting in the morning. We also expect to see the Uganda kob, elephants, buffalos, warthogs, leopards, and waterbucks.

After lunch, head out for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. Expect to see large numbers of buffalos, elephants, and hippos. Then after, go back to your lodge.

Dinner and overnight at Engiri Game Lodge.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Engiri Game Lodge
  • Budget lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP (Uganda) without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12

Travel To Fort Portal | Hiking | Crater Lakes Tour | Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves

Travel To Fort Portal | Hiking | Crater Lakes Tour | Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves

After breakfast at the lodge, we will drive you to Fort Portal, the capital of the Tooro kingdom, situated in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon, the Rwenzori Mountains.

We will depart from Kampala at 6:30am, passing through tea plantations and the lush green countryside which characterizes Uganda.

You will have a walk at the edge of a rare twinned-volcanic crater lake, Lake Kyaninga. The lake offers spectacular walks right on your doorstep! Take a guided walk around the rim of the crater lake and see it in all of its majesty.

In Kyaninga, you can tour the local villages and gain a fascinating insight into rural Ugandan life.

You will visit the Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves and the three surrounding explosion crater lakes. A side trip to the Amabere Caves and the three nearby crater lakes will be a time of hiking, learning about the local culture and legends, and a hike around three crater lakes.

Dinner and overnight at Isunga Lodge.

Main Destination:
Kibale National Park (Chimps)
Best Time To Visit December to February and June to July
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Wildlife in Kibale NP

ElephantOccasional
BuffaloOccasional
LeopardVery Rare
HippoRare
LionRare to None
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Isunga Lodge
  • Mid-range lodgejust outside Kibale NP (Chimps, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13

Chimpanzee Tracking | Visit The Bigodi Swamp

Chimpanzee Tracking | Visit The Bigodi Swamp

You will wake up very early and have breakfast. The tracking will start early and it takes about 2 to 3 hours, depending on the location of the chimpanzees.

After the trek, you will return to the lodge for lunch and visit Bigodi Swamp. This beautiful area in the rainforest has an abundance of animals—monkeys, birds, and maybe forest elephants.

Your dinner and overnight stay are at Isunga Lodge.

Main Destination:
Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary (Kibale NP, Uganda)
Accommodation:
Isunga Lodge
  • Mid-range lodgejust outside Kibale NP (Chimps, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 14

Travel To Murchison Falls National Park | Short Evening Game Drive

Travel To Murchison Falls National Park | Short Evening Game Drive

After an early breakfast, you will depart to Murchison Falls National Park through Kibale, then Hoima.

The Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest protected area, home to more than 73 animal species, including buffaloes, leopards, lions, and elephants, and 3/4 of the world’s population of Rothschild giraffes plus a healthy population of other herbivores.

On your arrival in Murchison Falls National Park, you will go for an evening game drive then head back to your lodge.

Dinner and overnight at Parkside Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park (Uganda)
Best Time To Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LionOccasional
Show more
ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Parkside Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 15

Morning Game Drive | Boat Cruise | Evening Game Drive

Morning Game Drive | Boat Cruise | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, you will have a morning game. The famous Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest protected area. Besides being home to many animal species, there are about 451 bird species, of which 23 are endemic to the Albertine Rift.

After the morning game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will embark (between 2:00pm - 4:00pm) on a 3-hour boat cruise on the Nile.

This boat cruise offers an amazing view of the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the river's shores.

Finally, you will return to the lodge for an evening game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Parkside Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Parkside Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 16

Top Of The Falls Tour | Hiking At The Falls | Rhino Tracking | Transfer To Kampala

Top Of The Falls Tour | Hiking At The Falls | Rhino Tracking | Transfer To Kampala

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the top of the falls, where you will hike from the top to the bottom.

It is an exciting experience that brings you close to the rushing whitewater as it squeezes through the narrow crevice below. The mist from the turbulence often produces rainbows.

On your way to Kampala, you will visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking. Tracking the endangered white rhinos is an awesome activity at the sanctuary, you will definitely enjoy yourself. After the rhino tracking, we will drive to Kampala.

Dinner and overnight at Bush Pig.

Main Destination:
Kampala (City, Uganda)
Accommodation:
Bushpig
  • Budget hotelin Kampala (City, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 17

Last day In Uganda | Fly To Kenya | Transfer To Hotel

Last day In Uganda | Fly To Kenya | Transfer To Hotel

After breakfast you will relax a bit at your lodge then later you have lunch at one of the restaurants in town. We will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your flight to Kenya later in the evening.

Upon arrival in Kenya, you will be welcomed and picked by our Kubwa Five Safaris guide who will be holding an A4 paper with your name printed on it at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and be transferred to your hotel in Nairobi.

Dinner and overnight at Ibis Styles Nairobi Westlands Hotel.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha (Naivasha, Kenya)
Accommodation:
Ibis Styles Nairobi Westlands Hotel
  • Mid-range hotelin Nairobi (City, Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 18

Travel To Lake Naivasha National Park | Boat Ride

Travel To Lake Naivasha National Park | Boat Ride

Early in the morning, have breakfast, check out, and leave for Lake Naivasha. On arrival at Lake Naivasha National Park, you will check in at your lodge, then get out for an evening boat ride.

Lake Naivasha National Park is arguably one of the main attractions in Kenya. For one, it is a gateway to a variety of wildlife. A boat excursion with your family will give you spectacular views of flamingoes, hippos, and fish eagles.

Dinner and overnight at Burch Resort.

Main Destination:
Hell’S Gate National Park (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit June to February (Little rain)
High Season The park is rarely busy
Best Weather June to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Hell’s Gate NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
LeopardVery Rare
CheetahVery Rare
HyenaVery Rare
Show more
LionNone
HippoNone
Accommodation:
Burch Resort
  • Budget resort located less than 1hr drive from Hell’s Gate NP (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 19

Travel To Hell's Gate National Park | Bike Riding | Transfer To Lake Nakuru | Evening Game Drive

Travel To Hell's Gate National Park | Bike Riding | Transfer To Lake Nakuru | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, you will go bike riding at Hell's Gate National Park for about 2 hours.

After bike riding, you will be driven to Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving at your lodge in time for lunch. After lunch, you will head out for an evening game drive.

Lake Nakuru National Park's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingos and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance, the lake appears ringed in pink.

Lake Nakuru National Park has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species, particularly the Rothschild giraffe and the black and white rhino. In addition, lions, waterbuck, buffalo, and baboons are all residents here.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel CityMax.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit June to February (Best for wildlife viewing; little rain)
High Season July to February (The park gets very busy)
Best Weather June to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Nakuru NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
Black RhinoOccasional
Show more
LionOccasional
LeopardOccasional
HyenaOccasional
WildebeestVery Rare
Accommodation:
Hotel CityMax
  • Budget hotel located less than 1hr drive from Lake Nakuru NP (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 20

Morning Game Drive | Travel To Maasai Mara National Reserve | Evening Game Drive

Morning Game Drive | Travel To Maasai Mara National Reserve | Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, depart for an early morning game drive. Lake Nakuru is one of Kenya’s renown soda lakes and is world-famous for attracting millions of flamingos to its alkaline waters. The legions of fuchsia-pink flamingos feeding on the abundant algae that grow in the warm and shallow waters is a sight to behold.

After the morning drive, you will be transferred to Masai Mara National Reserve. You will pass through the rift valley floor arriving in the evening.

On arrival, you will have an evening game drive. You will quickly see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopards, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

In the Maasai Mara National Reserve, perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world occurs. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti in Tanzania in search of water and greener pastures.

Dinner and overnight at Miti Mingi Eco Camp.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit June to October (For general wildlife viewing) and August to October (For wildebeest migration)
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Masai Mara NR

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Miti Mingi Eco Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 21

Balloon Safari (Optional Activity) | Morning Game Drive | Maasai Village Tour | Evening Game Drive

Balloon Safari (Optional Activity) | Morning Game Drive | Maasai Village Tour | Evening Game Drive

An early morning balloon safari (US $490 per person) can be organized (optional activity) before we proceed with the scheduled program.

We recommend that travelers book a balloon safari in advance. Unfortunately, we have limited capacity, and this adventure is frequently fully booked.

After breakfast, we will spend a half-day in the reserve searching for well-known predators and their prey. We will look for zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, and other animal species. You will have a packed lunch.

You will visit the local Maasai village in the afternoon for a cultural tour. Here you will learn about the Maasai community and interact with the local Maasai people.

After the Maasai village tour, you will have an evening game drive. The Masai Mara National Reserve offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe over 450 species of animals have been recorded here.

Your dinner and overnight stay are at Miti Mingi Eco Camp.

Main Destination:
Maasai Village (Cultural Village, Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Miti Mingi Eco Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 22

Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park | Evening Game Drive

Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park | Evening Game Drive

After an early breakfast, we will drive to Isebania, the Kenya-Tanzania border, with packed lunches. We will meet our Tanzanian driver guide and change safari vehicles. After the formalities at the border are complete, we will drive to Serengeti National Park.

You will have an evening game as you head to Mara Kati Kati Tented Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to October (Different areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP

ElephantCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Mara Kati Kati Tented Lodge
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Northern Serengeti NP (Tanzania)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 23

Game Drive in Serengeti National Park | Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari (US $600 per person)

Game Drive in Serengeti National Park | Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari (US $600 per person)

You will have a full day in the park, rising early to make the most of your time here. Should you wish to enjoy a hot air balloon safari in the Serengeti National Park, we can arrange this (optional activity).

The Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s oldest national park, renowned for the great annual migration when millions of antelope, mostly wildebeest, migrate to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. This epic, seasonal journey is a deeply moving experience and a wonderful photo opportunity. Visitors to the park can roam its sprawling plains during the game drives or hop into a hot air balloon for a once-in-a-lifetime wilderness adventure.

Our guides will choose the best animal spotting locations for the specific time of year. We will also spend time at the hippo pool, watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water, happily living alongside the crocodiles. We might even see large lion prides!

Your dinner and overnight stay are at Mara Kati Kati Tented Lodge.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Mara Kati Kati Tented Lodge
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Northern Serengeti NP (Tanzania)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 24

Travel to Ngorongoro Crater

Travel to Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, we will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive with packed lunches.

Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest inactive caldera.

Late in the afternoon, we will drive to Arusha for dinner and an overnight stay at Outpost Lodge.

If you are not fully vaccinated, you will have a Covid-19 test in the morning.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit June to October (Wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater

LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
Show more
ElephantCommon
HippoCommon
LeopardOccasional
Accommodation:
Outpost Lodge
  • Budget lodgein Arusha (City, Tanzania)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 25

Last day in Tanzania | Flight Back Home

Last day in Tanzania | Flight Back Home

After breakfast, we will drive you to Arusha town for shopping. Arusha is well-known as a coffee-producing area. The crops grown here include sisal, sunflower seeds, and many more.

You will have lunch in town, then drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your scheduled flight back home.

Main Destination:
Kilimanjaro Airport (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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  • This tour is offered by Kubwa Five Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. If flights cost more, your quote will reflect this.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Kubwa Five Safaris.