12 DAYS KENYA & TANZANIA BUDGET SAFARI 2023
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 01||Nairobi||Ibis Styles Hotel||Bed & Breakfast||Transfer
|Day 02||Amboseli National Park||Kilima Safari Camp||Full Board||PM G/Drive
|Day 03||Amboseli National Park||Kilima Safari Camp||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drives
|Day 04||L. Manyara N. Park||Manyara Wildlife Camp||Full Board||PM G/Drives
|Day 05||Ngorongoro c. Area||Ngorongoro Farm House||Full Board||Crater Tour
|Day 06||Serengeti N. Park||Acacia Central Camp||Full Board||PM G/Drives
|Day 07||Serengeti N. Park||Acacia Central Camp||Full Board||Full day G/Drives
|Day 08||Mwanza||Serenity on the Lake||Full Board||At Leisure
|Day 09||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Zebra Plains Mara Camp||Full Board||En route G/Drive
|Day 10||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Zebra Plains Mara Camp||Full Board||Am & PM G/Drives
|Day 11||L. Nakuru N. Park||Flamingo Hill Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drive
PACKAGE COST PER PERSON SHARING IN US DOLLARS
|DATES||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||SRS
|2nd Jan - 28th Feb 2023||$6,143 ||$5,245 ||$4,796 ||$4,527 ||$4,347 ||$833
|1st Mar - 31st Mar 2023||$6,035 ||$5,136 ||$4,687 ||$4,418 ||$4,238 ||$813
|1st Apr - 31st May 2023||$5,337 ||$4,547 ||$4,152 ||$3,915 ||$3,757 ||$439
|1st June - 30th June 2023||$5,919 ||$5,021 ||$4,572 ||$4,302 ||$4,123 ||$549
|1st July - 31st Oct 2023||$6,474 ||$5,576 ||$5,127 ||$4,878 ||$4,678 ||$943
|1st Nov - 21st Dec 2023||$5,995 ||$5,097 ||$4,648 ||$4,378 ||$4,199 ||$731|
- Arrival and departure Airport transfers
- Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
- Full board accommodation while on safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Park entrance fees
- Ngorongoro Crater tour
- Services of a professional English-speaking guide driver
- Transport in a custom-designed 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser
- Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives
- Government statutory taxes
- International flights and visa fees
- Additional sight-seeing or deviation from the safari itinerary
- Soft and alcoholic drinks
- Laundry ad telephone expenses
- Travel insurance
- Any item not mentioned as included in the safari package
- Tips and Gratuities to the guided driver and hotel/ lodge or camp staff
Approximately 22kms, takes approximately 1 hour’s drive depending on traffic
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will warmly meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, transfer you to the Ibis Styles Hotel. Check-in then we brief you on what will hopefully be your best holiday in Africa. Enjoy overnight in Standard rooms. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Ibis Styles Hotel
Located in the Westlands business district, ibis Styles is the ideal spot for a business and leisure traveler who is conscious about value for money and affordability. The hotel provides everything you would need for your trip in a chic atmosphere and an amazing team of rock stars is always in a happy mood to enhance your experience.
277 bedrooms mainly characterized by space efficiency are tastefully designed with pops of colour, stylish and trendy touches ready for the savvy explorer. Access to high-speed Wi-Fi is guaranteed for all in-house guests whether with us for a good night’s sleep or for our up-to-date business facilities. The hotel’s meeting rooms accommodate up to 180 delegates amongst other amenities such as newly opened fitness centre, contemporary casual dining restaurant and Coffee Shop/Take Away bar at the ground floor. The hotel’s rooftop boasts of a Sports Bar and a BBQ Restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views of the Nairobi skyline.
Approximately 240kms, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Amboseli National Park arriving at the Kilima Safari Camp for check-in then lunch. Amboseli is great for a Kenya safari. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season. Later return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive the return back to the lodge for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. If the weather permits you will enjoy breath-taking views of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. It is from the Amboseli where some of the most captivating wildlife photos with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background have been taken. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Kilima Safari Camp.
Kilima Safari Camp
Kilima Safari Camp is located in the area of Amboseli National Park, next to the Kimana Gate Park entrance. The camp is set out on a 420-acre site with spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro. The Kimana area of Amboseli is famous for its large elephant population. Guests can enjoy great game viewing from their tents which face the animal water pools. All public areas and guest rooms are set towards Mount Kilimanjaro.
All 72 tents and lodges at Kilima Safari Camp include a 4-poster bed with a mosquito net with a seating area and a private bathroom. Among these are 50 Classic Safari Tents, each with a large private balcony, 10 Superior Safari tent with lion claw bath tubs and 12 lodge rooms each with a large private balcony.
Approximately 320kms, takes approximately 7hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Namanga border for immigration procedures. Our guide driver from Tanzania side will usher you into the Safari Land Cruiser then with packed lunch drive you via Arusha to the Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drives. This park is one of the best for bird lovers because of the abundance and variety of species with over 300 migratory birds including flamingoes, long-crested eagles and grey-headed kingfisher. Lake Manyara National Park provides a unique wilderness experience, including diverse landscapes such as the Rift Valley soda lake, open grasslands, dense woodlands and stunning mountainsides. Tree-climbing lion and long-tusked elephant, Masai Giraffe, herds of buffalo, zebra and wildebeest graze are some of the wildlife I the park. Later drive to the Mayara Wildlife Camp for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Manyara Wildlife Camp
Manyara Wildlife Camp lies along the 600-meter Rift Valley Escarpment over the river basin overlooking the lake itself. Our accommodations and infinity swimming pool are built right at the edge of the escarpment and provide unparalleled views of the region. The camp is divided into cabins and safari tents, offering visitors a range of options for accommodations.
10 luxury tents with lake view, 8 cottages with garden view, and 8 cottages with lake view. The setting of the tents and cottages allows our guests to have an open experience of a wilderness camp. Each tent and cottages are identical in design and amenities offered. The tents and cottages are designed to have a traditional roofing of “Nyasi.” The interior wall partitions separate the bathroom, which offers both hot & cold showers and the bedroom area which is fitted with a king- size or twin or triple bed flanked by twin side tables with lamps. Furnitures are traditional and obtrusive, imitating the traveling camps of old.
Approximately 80km, takes approximately 2.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast the depart withy packed lunch. Descend some 610 metres into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing drives. The 20km diameter crater floor has one of the highest wildlife per service area concentration. In the crater floor are Burchill’s zebras, leopard, cheetah, cape buffalo, water bucks, hartebeests, spotted hyenas, savannah elephant among others. There are no giraffes I the crater due to the short shrubs that pose a challenge to the giraffes feeding. We later drive up the crater floor, back to the Ngorongoro Farm House for dinner and overnight.
Ngorongoro Farm House
Live the legendary atmosphere of past times on a colonial style coffee plantation farm house. Hand plaited thatched roof tops, ample verandas and colonial interiors at Ngorongoro Farm House, a small and exclusive hotel built on a 500-acre coffee plantation, all of which has been designed to take you to the comfort and style of past times. Take a walk around the farm to contemplate the daily activities, relax in the fragrant gardens or enjoy the spectacular sunsets with the Oldeani volcano as a backcloth.
A wonderful stop-off during a safari on the north circuit of Tanzania and a privileged place from where one can visit the crater or enjoy activities such a walking safari to the volcano or excursions to Lake Eyasi on the Rift Valley still inhabited by the Hadzabe tribe.
52 Chalet type bedrooms situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or coffee plantation. Ample and comfortable. Rooms with a double bed or two single beds. The rooms have a bathroom with a shower. The family room consists of two rooms with a door connecting the two rooms.
Approximately 170kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Serengeti National Park with a brief stop at the Oldupai museum. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Acacia Central Camp for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. The vast Serengeti plains is home to hundreds of wildlife species including the elusive leopard, cheetah, spotted hyenas, Masai giraffes, cape buffalo, lions, the migratory wildebeests, hartebeests among many others. You can catch the wildebeest migration through-out the year in the Serengeti at different locations as they follow an almost predictable pattern and route on the migration circuit. Enjoy dinner ad overnight at the Acacia Central Camp.
Acacia Central Camp
Acacia Central Camp, as the name suggests, is situated in the central part of Serengeti which is fondly called Seronera. This is a very scenic area with open plains and lined up with hills. What’s great about this area is that the diversity of wildlife is amazing and a lot of animals stay here all throughout the year. The migration passes through here in April/May, but Seronera is within reach of both the Southern Plains and the Western Corridor – so from about November to June, it can be used as a base to see the migration.
Approximately 200kms, takes approximately 5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we depart with packed lunch. Enjoy morning game viewing drive as you exit the park. Proceed to the Serenity On The Lake Resort by the shores of Lake Victoria. Enjoy afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 5.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch. We drive you to the Sirari/Isebania border for immigration, board our vehicle from Kenya then proceed to the Masai Mara National Reserve, one of the best Kenya safari destinations. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Zebra Plains Mara Camp. Enjoy diner and overnight.
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. You can also opt for a morning and afternoon game viewing drives with hot lunch at the lodge. This famous game reserve is world famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration between July through to September each year, the abundant wildlife including the ‘Big five’ of Africa. The reserve is surrounded by Masai villages (traditional home-steads) which at a small extra cost you may want to experience by a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Zebra Plains Mara Camp luxury tented rooms are furnished with all the amenities that you will require for a comfortable stay whilst visiting the Maasai Mara. The rooms can be converted into doubles, singles or triples depending on the guests’ requests. Two of our luxury tented rooms are designed for honey-mooners and those set to celebrate their special occasions.
The camp has one standard luxury tented family tent that has two connected rooms with each of the rooms having own amenities. It is recommended for families with small children, 4 adults sharing in two twins or 2 Adults in single room occupancy. It is not recommended for two couples.
The camp also has two deluxe tented family Villas. These tents are very spacious and each of them has two rooms connected by a lounge and dining which still can be converted into a room. These villas are recommended for families with small children or teenagers ,6 Adults either in 3 twins/2 triples, 2 couples who know each other or even one family that has up to 8 members. Each of the 3 rooms (Lounge & Dining included) in each family Villa has own amenities, own entrances and own Verandahs.
All of Zebra Plains Mara Camp tents have both cold and hot running water for showers. They are as well furnished with washing basin, flushing toilet, luggage rack, reading table, mosquito nets and comfy safari chairs to experience the amazing views from the verandahs.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 7 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then drive you through the Great Rift Valley to the Lake Nakuru national park arriving at the Flamingo Hill Tented Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. The park is famous for the abundant greater and lesser flamingoes (when the later levels on the lake are low). Wildlife here is bountiful including lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyenas. Rothschild giraffe as well as black and white rhino are also found here are. Lake Nakuru National Park is an ornithological paradise for bird lovers as well. Later return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
The Flamingo Hill Camp is situated within the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, which lies within the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Nestled between the “honeymoon hills”, and set in beautifully landscaped grounds with natural foliage and a variety of indigenous African plants and flowers, Flamingo Hill Camp provides superb, tented accommodation.
Flamingo Hill Camp is an eco-friendly establishment. Part of the money earned from the camp is used for environmental restoration and endangered species. Cozy, warm and inviting with a personal touch, Flamingo Hill Camp offers the traveler a home away from home!
Approximately 165kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. We drive you back to Nairobi. Enjoy lunch at the Carnivore restaurant then our guide driver will drop you at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight. We at Bonfire Adventures sincerely thank you for traveling with us on your Best Holiday in Africa.