Few things are as awe-inspiring as gazing at the majestic Victoria Falls or witnessing nocturnal life in the Masai Mara. You can experience all that and more on this 12-day tour of Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia. From natural wonders to diverse wildlife and rich culture, this all-encompassing vacation is sure to leave you spellbound. Watch migrating flamingos take flight by Lake Manyara and look forward to exciting wildlife encounters on game drives through Northern Serengeti. Cruise down the Zambezi river and enjoy a picnic at one of many river islands.
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Nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara National Park is stunningly beautiful. Further on, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the highest wildlife densities on earth.
Game drive in Manyara National Park
Witness tree climbing lions, a rare sight if ever there was one, at northern Tanzania’s Manyara National Park. Manyara National Park occupies a vast area, spread over 330 square kilometers, and has a lake covering 200 square kilometers of this area. Explore the landscape and the rich flora and fauna at the park. Marvel at the African elephant, a zebra, or a majestic cheetah in pursuit of prey. Also train your sights on giraffes, impalas, baboons, buffaloes and monkeys. Observe hippos and crocodiles at the lake habitat. Enjoy some bird watching and catch cormorants and storks in flight. The months between July and October mark the dry season that is ideal for spotting mammals. Visit between November and June for birdwatching.
Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
Drive down to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, with some of the most fertile and richest grazing grounds in Africa that has in turn engendered one of the highest density of top predators in the continent! Expect some of the best game viewing opportunities here, with herds of zebras, wildebeests, large prides of lions, hyenas and rhinos, among many more animals and birds. Experience breath-taking sightings of massive herds of wildlife set against the volcanic crater and surrounding highlands of Ngorongoro. Enjoy thrilling game drives in this Unesco World Heritage Site, awash in otherworldly aqua shades. Break for a much deserved picnic lunch amid a magical landscape. Relish a generous and scrumptious luncheon spread, before heading back. (Half Day; Time of Day: Morning; Meal included: Picnic lunch; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).
With countless predators including lion, cheetah, leopard, more than two million wildebeest, half a million Thomson’s gazelle, and a quarter of a million zebra, the Serengeti has the greatest concentration of wildlife on our planet.
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge: Morning & Evening game drives
Explore the stunning beauty, diverse landscapes and amazing wildlife of the Serengeti on morning, afternoon and full day game drives.
Dunia Camp: Morning & Evening game drives
Get close to the fine detailing on the canvas of central Serengeti on game drives that offer a spectacular combination of wildlife viewing and bird watching. Setting out twice a day from Dunia camp, these game drives give you a chance to immerse yourself in the African wildlife and experience the serenity among the multitude of animals. Guides with sound expertise will accompany you and give you insights into animal behaviour, without compromising on basic creature comforts. You can watch lions and cheetahs, smaller game, as well as the rare black rhino on a lucky day.
Central Serengeti – Private Vehicle & Driver Guide
Your chauffeur guide will drive you in a private vehicle.
Classic Africa! The Masai Mara will fulfil your dreams with its iconic, endless African landscapes of golden grass dotted with picturesque acacia trees that is home to year-round wildlife viewing: cheetah, leopard, large prides of lions, elephants, giraffe, hyena, huge Nile crocodiles, frolicking hippos and many other species.
Entim Camp: Morning and Evening game drives & Sundowner
Explore the stunning beauty, diverse landscapes and amazing wildlife of the Masai Mara on fantastic game drives. The best time for this is in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon.
Encounter Mara: Morning, Evening and Night game drives
Enjoy wonderfully diverse game drives in the Masai Mara and the bordering exclusive Naboisho Conservancy. The best time for this is in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You also have the opportunity for exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife.
Smoke that thunders! That is what the Kolobo tribe who lived by the Victoria Falls two centuries ago once called this seventh wonder of the world.
Waterberry Lodge: Tour of Victoria Falls, Boat Cruises, Island Picnics, Village Visit
Brace yourself for a tour of the magnificent Victoria Falls and witness nature pour its heart out, quite literally. The sheer force of the falls is overpowering and if you’re travelling in season, then massive sprays and rainbows are common. During the drier months, you can look into the crevices of the deep canyon. Take a boat cruise on the River Zambezi and watch aquatic and bird life from close quarters. Round this off with an island picnic at one of the many islands dotting the region. Get a taste of the real Zambia; go on a village visit and get acquainted with the lifestyle and customs of the locals.
You will be transferred from your hotel to Victoria Falls Zambia Airport
Price & Inclusions
Option 1 From $ 9,690 /person
Option 2 From $ 12,590 /person
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
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What our guests say about this trip
Trip of a lifetime. Would not change a thing. Thank you Enchanting Travels and the coordinator in Africa. Hotels were lovely, food was delicious, chauffeurs pleasant, guides knowledgeable, tours educational. Most of all Visas, QR codes & documents required for travel were specified in the travel packet for smooth transition through the different countries.