6 DAYS MASAI MARA, LAKE MANYARA & NGORONGORO WILDLIFE SAFARI
6 days Masai Mara Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari – Kenya & Tanzania safari: This 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari is such a breath taking adventure in 2 beautiful destinations in East Africa including Kenya and Tanzania. While on this 6 days, 5 nights safari, you will explore the best of Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and then cross over through Namanga border to Tanzania and visit 2 destinations including Lake Manyara National park a home to tree climbing lions and abundant of birdlife and finally visit Ngorongoro Crater of the world’s largest caldera. This safari starts from Nairobi Kenya and Ends in Arusha Tanzania though it’s as well possible to return to Nairobi at the end of the safari.
Highlights of 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari – Kenya & Tanzania Safari –
- Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 2: Full day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 3: Transfer to Namanga border
- Day 4: Transfer to Lake Manyara national park
- Day 5: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater
- Day 6: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater and transfer to Arusha
Day 1: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve
Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve: You will be picked up by your guide from the airport or hotel within Nairobi city by 7:30 – 8:00 am, brief you about your safari. You will then set off on your drive to Masai Mara National Reserve with a stopover in Narok town one of the best stopovers for tourists heading to Masai Mara. This is about 2 hours’ drive from Nairobi city. While at Narok cultural town, you will experience the Maasai culture and get to know more about the culture as you visit the craft shops and interact with the locals.
After your experience in Narok town, you will continue your journey to the Rift valley and Escarpment viewing points for photo taking and finally proceed with your journey to Masai Mara National Reserve where you will arrive in late afternoon for a breathtaking game drive till the sun goes down. Look out for wildlife species such as Wildebeests, Zebras, Elands, buffalos, antelopes, waterbucks, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and buffalos and many more as they graze and roam around the savannah plains. You will head to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Full day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day excursion in Masai Mara national Reserve: After having breakfast at your lodge on the 2nd day of your safari, you will prepare for a full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve where you will see a variety of wildlife species which are very active and can be easily seen at this time of day such as wildebeests, zebras, elephants, antelopes, buffalos, rhinos, lions, leopards among others.
You will have lunch at your lodge after the morning game drive in case you don’t wish to have a picnic lunch and later on after lunch, you will have another game drive as you look for other wildlife and bird species that thrill with in Masai Mara National Reserve.
Day 3: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Namanga Border
Masai Mara National Reserve to Namanga Border: After breakfast on day 3 of 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari, enjoy an early game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve then embark on a journey to Namanga border point which is one of the border crossing point between Kenya and Tanzania. You will then be cleared to obtain the Tanzania visa as you cross over into Namanga town for dinner and overnight rest awaiting to enjoy the remaining part of your safari in Tanzania. The journey from Masai Mara to Namanga border takes about 4 hours’ drive.
Day 4: Transfer from Namanga to Lake Manyara National Park
Namanga border to Lake Manyara national park: Arise and shine on day 4 of 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari, have breakfast and check out of your lodge to start on a journey from Namanga for a 3- 4 hours’ drive to Lake Manyara national park, a home to tree climbing lions. Upon park arrival, proceed to your accommodation, have your lunch and proceed with an evening game drive to explore different parts of the national park as you search for the tree-climbing lions known for being spotted in the trees as well as other wildlife species grazing in the plains such as leopards, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, gazelles, kudus, elephants, buffalos among others. You will be driven to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater
Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro: Have an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara national park on the 5th day of your 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari after which you will return to the lodge for breakfast before embarking on your journey to Ngorongoro Crater with an enroute picnic lunch. Upon arrival, you will proceed to check in your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep awaiting to explore the world’s largest caldera the next day.
Day 6: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater and transfer to Arusha
Ngorongoro to Arusha: After enjoying your breakfast on the last day of your 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro wildlife safari, you be driven into the Ngorongoro crater where you will enjoy a breath taking game drive viewing several wildlife species. Have your picnic lunch and later on ascend from the caldera and set off on a 4 hours’ drive journey back to Arusha for a hotel drop off. This marks the end of your 6 days safari.
- In case you have a morning flight the next day, you will be dropped off at the airport
- In case you need to return to Nairobi city, you will take a morning shuttle bus the next day from Arusha to Nairobi. Morning shuttle sets off from Arusha at 9:00am.
END OF 6 DAYS KENYA & TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI