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An Enchanting Odyssey > Serengeti Migration Gorilla Trekking And Tracking Safari 10 days

December 8, 2012

An Enchanting Odyssey -Serengeti Migration Gorilla Trekking Safari 10 days.

This 10 days 9 nights gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda and Tanzania can be organized from any corner of the world.  Connecting flights are available from Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Sydney, Dubai.  Flights connect via Johannesburg in South Africa, Nairobi Kenya and Kilimanjaro Tanzania.

Day 1. Arusha – Ngorongoro Safari
Distance: 190 km (4 hrs.)
On arrival you will be met by the representatives of and driven to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area crossing on the way the small villages of Mto Wa Mbu and Karatu with unique views of the high altitude rain forest surrounding the ring. Dinner & overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/ Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge-B/L/D

Often described as the “Eighth” Wonder of the World, the Ngorongoro crater is so spectacular that it touches all the senses. A volcanic crater of over 259 square kilometres with surrounding walls rising 609 metres above it, the crater is a natural sanctuary for over 25,000 animals, including the black rhino. It is also a conservation area inhabited by the Masai tribe.

Day 2. Ngorongoro Safari full day
Breakfast and departure for a full day of game viewing discovering the beauty and abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Picnic lunch. Dinner & overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, B, L,D.

Day 3. Ngorongoro – Serengeti Safari
Distance: 145 km (3 hrs 30 min.).
After breakfast, depart to Serengeti stopping on the way at Olduvai Gorge , the archaeological site made famous by Louis & Mary Leakey. Lunch and afternoon game drive in the most famous of all the sanctuaries and one of the last great strongholds of wildlife in the world. Dinner & overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge, B, L,D.

Day 4. Serengeti Safari full day
Morning and afternoon game drive in the park, with its huge concentration of plain game. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa LodgeB/ L/D.

Day 5. Serengeti – Lake Manyara Safari
Distance: 205 km (4 hrs.). After breakfast depart to Manyara. Lunch and afternoon game drive in this superb scenic park set around Lake Manyara , most famous for the tree climbing lions. Dinner & overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge B/ L/D.

Day 6. Lake Manyara-Arusha
Distance: 130 km (2 hrs. 30 min.).
Breakfast and return to Arusha to catch your flight to Kigali.

Arrival Kigali

On arrival at Kigali airport, you are met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight.-Kigali Serena/Chez Lando.

Day7 Kigali City Tour – Kinigi

Breakfast in your hotel is followed by the city tour.  The city tour visits various attractions like the Kandt’s Museum, Kaplaki, Dancing pots and finally the genocide memorial of Gisozi.  Lunch at a city restaurant and drive to Kinigi, the base of gorilla tracking.  This 2Hrs drive takes you through the beautifully terraced hilly countryside of Rwanda to Ruhengeri and further to Kinigi.  Brief stopovers are provided on the way for photography.  Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/  Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge (B/L/D)

Day8  Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park( Parc des Volcans) 

An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins.  Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-3 hours.  Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch.  In the afternoon visit Lakes Burela and Ruhondo community.  Return to Kinigi in time for dinner. Overnight at  Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/  Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge  (B/L/D) (This tour of Lakes  possible if guests finish tracking  on time at no extra cost).

Day9  Gorilla  Tracking Rwanda Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, drive to Kinigi Park headquarters for  guide, group allocation and briefing.  This is followed by a drive to the trail heads where hiking/ trekking begins.  Gorilla Tracking begins upon sighting of the previous night’s nests.  Stay with the gorillas for an hour and return to the base hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu.  Overnight Kivu Serena Hotel  (B/L/D)

Day10  Ruhengeri / Gisenyi – Kigali-Home

After breakfast drive to Kigali .  Have a city tour followed by lunch.   In the afternoon transfer to the airport for home flight.

The safari Price Prices / Costs

The price are based on per person sharing basis for two

  • Mid range USD 5289 PP Sharing Twin
  • Budget USD 4740 PP Sharing Twin

Enquiries

Contact Gorilla safaris Rwanda

Email: rnxploresafaris@gmail.com / info@gorillasafarisrwanda.com

Tel: +254723684974

Included in the package

  • Accommodation cost per person sharing on full board basis.
  • All Meals at hotel-  Meals indicated as B-Breakfast; L-lunch; D-Dinner
  • Transportation on 4WD fully fuelled and chauffeured
  • All park entry fees
  • Airport Transfers
  • Driver’s Allowance’s allowance
  • 2 Gorilla permits per person
  • Park Entrance fee
  • Use of ranger guides while tracking
  • Complementary tour of Lake Kivu on day 2 if you finish tracking on time.
  • All government taxes
  • Complimentary tour of Genocide memorial of Gisozi the last day if time allow.
  • Plenty of mineral water during your tour.
  • Evacuation cover- This cover by AAR  It covers you for 15 days while in East Africa-  Kenya, Uganda , Rwanda , and Tanzania

The price does not include the following

  • Tips& Gratuities to guides, drivers and hotel staff , Beverages ,Extra meals ,Optional tours, Air fares, Visa fees and Travel Insurance. Guests are advised to take a comprehensive travel insurance prior to arrival

4×4 Car Hire Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) | 4WD Transfer Arusha

July 28, 2012

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4×4 Car Hire Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) | 4WD Rental Arusha

4×4 cars for hire available in Kilimanjaro include Toyota Prado, Toyota Rav4, Toyota Hiace, Safari land cruiser and many more.  Cars come with a driver/ chauffeur driven or on self drive basis. 4×4 car hire rates vary depending on duration of  hire and the type of vehicle.

Self Drive Rates 4×4 Car Hire Kilimanjaro Tanzania

  • 4×4 Toyota Prado USD 180 per day
  • 4×4 Toyota rav4 USD 130 per day
  • All Salon cars USD 80 per day

All car hire with driver add USD 20 per day.

To book contact Gorilla Safaris Rwanda Tel +254723684974 Email: rnxploresafaris@gmail.com

Kilimanjaro Airport Transfers

We do organize airport transfers between Kilimanjaro and  Arusha, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire.

Why Hire 4×4 Cars From Us

  • For fun
  • Peace of mind
  • Continuity- in case of breakdown, we will provide you with a substitute car
  • Comprehensive cover- cars and passengers are fully insured.  Drivers are not insured
  • Flexibility-with car hire you visit where you want when you want
  • Discovery and freedom
  • Safety and security- having your own car you gives the security. you can stay out late at night.

Car Hire Requirements

The hirer or his driver must produce a copy valid driving license from his country of origin, copy of passport or other identification documents.  Driver must be at least 23 years of age.  We have rented our cars to even younger people and so far non has let us down.

Safaris from Kilimanjaro.

Several safaris are available from Kilimanjaro.  Depending on duration, safaris are either short visits lasting  one, two to 5 days or long lasting from 6 to 14 days.  Depending on the price, accommodation and means of transport, safaris are either budget, mid range or luxury. From Kilimanjaro our safaris feature the whole of Tanzania-visiting famous parks like Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Mt Meru, Arusha extending to southern circuit of Selous, Mikumi, Udzungwa, Ruhaha and Katavi.

The annual Wildebeest Migration Safaris

Wildebeest migration serengeti and masai mara 2014

Wildebeest migration- crossing turbulent Mara river.

The wildebeest migration safaris are either single or multi-destination.  Single destination safaris feature either Masai Mara or Serengeti. Multi destination safaris feature a combination of Masai Mara and Serengeti or either of the two or both with Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Amboseli. Below are links to some of the safaris

Gorilla Tracking Safaris from Kilimanjaro

gorilla tracking and serengeti migration safari

Relaxing with the gorillas in volcanoes national park

Gorilla Trekking safaris are easily combined with Serengeti and Zanzibar via Kilimanjaro Airport.  Below are some of our links

Our Car hire / rental locations (locations de voitures) in Kilimanjaro Tanzania include-Arusha City Centre Office, Kilimanjaro Airport International Airport (Coded JRO) serving the whole of Northern Tanzania.  Other locations in Tanzania include Dar Es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam Airport Coded (DAR) Dodoma and ZanzibarThey  open from 08:00to 18:00 hrs from Monday to Saturday.  Rental Cars can be returned at the point of pick up, at  Kilimanjaro International Airport, Hotels in Arusha, Dar Es Salaam.  In the rest of East Africa rental locations (locations des voiture) are Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi (Kenya), Kigali (Rwanda),  Kampala , Jinja and Entebbe (Uganda),  Bujumbura (Burundi).