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GAN World Tours: Kenya & Tanzania Safari Tour

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Tanzania Safari Itinerary for June 24 – July 03, 2017

 

Date

Day Activity Overnight Meals Kms Hrs
June 24 Arrival from the U.S. and transfer to hotel Qaribu Inn for bed & overnight. www.qaribuinn.com Qaribu Inn Hotel

3-star

June 25 Breakfast, safari briefing and later at 13.00hrs with packed lunches brought to the 13.30hrs shuttle bus to Arusha. On arrival met and brought to Outpost Inn for dinner and overnight.   www.outpostinn.com Outpost Inn Arusha

3-star

Breakfast Picnic Lunch Dinner 280 6.0

 

 

June 26 Early breakfast & at 7.00 am with picnic lunches drive past Karatu town then drive through the Ngorongoro rainforest to the Crater. Nothing will prepare you for the first sight of the crater – it is one of the most beautiful wildlife havens left on earth. Drive along the rim of the crater to enter Serengeti and with game viewing, drive to Serengeti Kati Kati Camp for dinner and a full board stay of 3 nights. www.tanganyikawildernesslodges.com Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

4-star

Breakfast Picnic Lunch Dinner 325
June 27 & 28 6.30 a.m. Early morning game drive, return to the camp for breakfast.

For the next two days, with picnic lunches you will go on full day game drives in search of one of the world’s greatest wildlife shows, The Migration – parts of the thousands of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles are in this area, the herds are followed by predators on the lookout for wildlife weakened by the long trek.

You will visit the Retina hippo pool – where you will findHippos churning the waters, also visit Seronera valley famous for its lion, cheetah and giraffe populations.

Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

4-star

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
June 29 Early breakfast&at 6.30 a.m. leave with picnic lunches and gameviewing across the Serengeti plains, drive to Ngorongoro Crater- stop at Olduvai Gorge at. Here the Leakey family found the skull of ‘zinjanthropus’ believed to have lived over 1.5 million years ago).

Descend into the crater floor for game viewing in this 2000 ft amphitheatre formed by the collapse of an extinct volcano, home to the Big Five : Elephants, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and if you are fortunate, Leopard.

In the late afternoon drive 40-minutes) to Country Lodge on the outer edge of the crater for dinner and overnight. www.countrylodge.com

Country Lodge

3.5-star

Breakfast Picnic

Lunch Dinner

250

 

Date Day Activity Overnight Meals Kms Hrs
June 30 Breakfast and at 07.30 a.m drive to Mto wa Mbu for a cultural village visit to meet with the locals to see how they make a living. Lunch and in the afternoon drive to Tarangire Park to Maramboi Tented Camp for dinner and overnight. www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com Maramboi Tented Camp

4-star

Breakfast

Picnic Lunch

Dinner

135

 

July 01 06.30 a.m Early Morning game viewing in Tarangire National Park famous for its herds of elephants. The spectacular baobab and acacia woodlands in the north are home to some 250 colorful species of birds. You may see Lions, elephants, herds of wildebeest, zebra, eland & Oryx. Return to the camp for breakfast and lunch. Later drive to Arusha to Outpost Inn for dinner and overnight. www.outpostinn.com Outpost Inn Arusha

3.5-star

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

150 3.0
July 02 Breakfast and at 7.30 a.m. with picnic lunches board the daily shuttle bus to Nairobi. Met on arrival in Nairobi and brought to the hotel. Dinner at Fogo Gaucho restaurant (www.fogogaucho.co.ke ) – a Brazilian restaurant specializing on Brazilian grilled meats. Later back to the hotel for overnight.

See below optional activities, tours and sightseeing at extra costs.

Qaribu Inn Hotel

3-star

Breakfast

Picnic Lunch

Dinner

170

120

3.5

2.0

July 03 At 2.00 a.m. transfer to Nairobi airport for your departure flight.

 

We Wish You Safari Njema!

Depart Breakfast


SPECIAL SAFARI COST

Due to our Safari excursion in two 4WD Safari Land Cruisers from June 26 to July 1, there is limited luggage space therefore we request clients carry one small soft sided bag or carry on sized luggage per person for the entire trip.

 

USD 2,740.00 each of 14 in sharing a twin room.

 

ABOVE COST INCLUDES:

  • All safari transport and game drives with your private 4WDriver land cruiser with popup roof and the services of an English speaking driver/guide with bottled water in the vehicle icebox, from June 26 to July 1, Arusha back to Arusha.
  • 1st& last night in Nairobi at Qaribu Inn on Bed & breakfast with Dinner at Fogo Gaucho Restaurant on the last night.
  • 5 nights on safari with meals as shown on the itinerary and two nights in Arusha at the Outpost Hotel on dinner bed & breakfast.
  • All park entrance fees& cultural visit at MtoWaMbu village (Manyara).
  • Return tourist-class 25-seater shuttle bus from Nairobi to Arusha and back.
  • Nairobi airport transfers and shuttle bus transfers in Arusha.
  • Expedited cover by AMREF Flying Doctors’ Air Ambulance evacuations (cost will be recovered from clients’ insurance company, but client themselves are not charged).
  • Tips to porters, waiters and driver/guides.

 

 

NOT INCLUDED IN ABOVE COSTS:

  • Beverages with meals &Laundry.
  • International air tickets Medical, travel or other insurance.
  • Visa fees (US$50 each for Kenya to get this from the internet before arrival see website: ecitizen.go.ke.)
  • US$50 each for Tanzania visa – you can get this at the border (&cost is US$100 each for USA passport holders).
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Yellow Fever Certificates are required in Kenya and Tanzania.

 

Nairobi sight-seeing. The vehicle cost is US$40.00 per vehicle& entrance fees to be paid directly as shown in brackets. Places of interest to visit are:  David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – a haven for Orphaned baby elephants, open to the public form 11.00 – 12.00 noon (USD 5.00 per Adult& you can adopt a baby elephant for US$50 per elephant)   learn how the tiny orphaned animals are cared for as they come in for feeding – Then to the Giraffe Centre – where you can get close up to these elegant blue – tongued beauties & feed them (USD 10.00 per Adult). Bomas of Kenya afternoon tour at USD 10.00 per person- where you can see the different traditional tribal dances of Kenya.

 

NOTE: All above costs are made assuming payment will be with a bank transfer. If you wish to pay with a credit card, please add a 3.5% service charge to all costs.

Deposit & payment: We will require a 25% deposit at the time of confirmation, as June is in peak season, and the lodges & camps we have shown are smaller, so they require a deposit by December 10, 2017, with final payment required 55 days before date of travel.

 

Cancellation Conditions:
A) Tours cancelled between 55-36 days prior to commencement will be subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of the cost per person.

(C) Tours cancelled less than 35 days prior to commencement will be subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of the cost per person.

 

Useful Information:

  1. Please bring warm pullovers for early mornings & late evenings and comfortable walking shoes while on safari.
  2. Please only bring one bag (carry-on size) due to safari tour.
  3. We also recommend Hats, Sunglasses and Binoculars& wipes.
  4. Mosquito repellent cream for the evenings (mostly mosquitoes come out in the evenings) & Anti Septic cream to put on any insect bites
  5. We advise you do not bring or wear expensive jewelry
  6. US dollar notes issued before the year 2000 are not accepted anywhere in the hotels or lodges
  7. It is useful to tip porters & waiters approx. US$ 0.50 cts per suitcase & per meal. When you are happy with your driver/guide we recommend a tip of approx. US$20.00 total per day – this is a guideline only.

 

 

Payment Plan options:

 

  Deposit Monthly Payment Due Dates
Option 1 $0 $342.50 15th of every month
Final Payment June 1st
Option 2 $250 $311.25 15th of every month
Final Payment June 1st
Option 3 $500 $280 15th of every month
Final Payment June 1st

 

Other options are available if necessary. Please inquire at the time of registration.

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