Volcanoes National Park

11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes Safari

11 DAYS MASAI MARA, SERENGETI, NGORONGORO & VOLCANOES SAFARI (BEST OF EAST AFRICA SAFARI- TANZANIA, KENYA & RWANDA)

11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda): This 11 days/ 10 nights Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & volcanoes safari is such a breath taking safari that combines 3 beautiful countries in East African region including Rwanda the land of a thousand hills, Magical Kenya and Tanzania where you will explore the top visited destination in each of these 3 countries including a visit to Volcanoes national park national park the top destination in Rwanda famous as a home to the mountain gorillas, Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya the most stunning savanna destination in Kenya famous for the annual wildebeest migration that are seen crossing over from their  neighboring park, Serengeti national park in Tanzania to Kenya and back to Tanzania, Ngorongoro crater famous for harboring the world’s  largest caldera and Serengeti national park the top tourist destination in Tanzania famous for a combined effort in the annual wildebeest migration with Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari will start from Tanzania to Kenya for wildlife viewing adventure and conclude it with Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park. This combined 11 days safari includes 4 days in Tanzania, 4 days in Kenya and 3 days in Rwanda

Highlights of 10 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda)

  • Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater- Tanzania
  • Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti national park- Tanzania
  • Day 3 &4: Full day excursion in Serengeti national park- Tanzania
  • Day 5: Cross over into Masai Mara National Reserve- Kenya
  • Day 6 &7: Full day excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve – Kenya
  • Day 8: Transfer back to Nairobi – Kenya
  • Day 9: Fly into Kigali Rwanda- Volcanoes national park
  • Day 10: Mountain Gorilla trekking – Rwanda
  • Day 11: Drive back to Kigali

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater- Tanzania

Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater: You safari will commence on the very 1st day of your This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda) with a pick up either from a hotel or direct from the international Airport in Arusha. Meet our safari driver/ guide and greet then have a short briefing about your safari as you set off on a journey to Ngorongoro Conservation Area your 1st destination for this 10 days combined East Africa safari. Ngorongoro Crater is known for having the largest caldera in the whole world making it one of the 7 wonders of the world.  Expect to arrive in time for lunch, proceed to check in your lodge for lunch and spend your afternoon on a game drive to spot animals like Cheetahs, Gazelles, Buffaloes, Wildebeests, Zebras, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions, Hyenas and many more. Later in the evening, head back to your lodge for dinner and grab a night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti national park- Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti national park: After your morning breakfast at your lodge on the 2nd day of This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda), grab your packed lunch box and check out of the lodge, meet your Tanzania safari driver and descend into the crater for a half day adventure to spot more of the animals that call this crater their home after which you will exit the crater and set off of a drive to Serengeti national park. This park is known to be the wildlife capital in Africa harboring the big 5 game and many other animals. Serengeti national park is a great destination for tourists who wish to enjoy the annual wildebeest migration as calving season happens in Serengeti and as well the migration starts from here to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Upon park arrival, you will  be welcomed on  a game drive spotting several animals like Zebras, Wildebeests, Elands, Cheetahs, Lions and several species of birds.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3&4: Full day excursion in Serengeti national park- Tanzania

Full day game viewing in Serengeti national park: After breakfast on day 3 & 4 of This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda), grab you lunch box and meet your driver for an entire day exploring the plains of Serengeti national park. You will be able to spot plenty of park dwellers including the big 5 game, and many more. Lunch will be enjoyed under the shade as picnic lunch and later on in the evening, you will head back to your lodge for dinner and night rest as above. On this day, you may enjoy an optional hot air balloon safari in the morning.

11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes Safari
Serengeti National Park

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Cross over into Masai Mara National Reserve- Kenya

Serengeti national park to Masi Mara National Reserve: On the 5th day of This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda), wake early for morning breakfast at your lodge after which you will check out of the lodge with an enroute game drive as you exit Serengeti national park Tanzania for Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya via Isebania where you will be cleared by immigration officers before proceeding into Kenya. While in Kenya, you will be welcomed by yet another experienced Kenya guide who will brief you about the your itinerary for the Kenyan side and take you to a hotel for a hot meal as you proceed your Journey to Masai Mara National Reserve a remarkable Kenya safari destination that offers great wildlife viewing in the endless plains of Kenya that harbor lots of wildlife. Being a full day drive, upon arrival, you will proceed to check in your lodge for dinner and overnight rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6&7: Full day excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve – Kenya

Full day in Masi Mara National Reserve: Start your 6th&7th day of This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda) with breakfast then head to Mara plains for an entire day exploring the stunning landscape of Masai Mara National Reserve covered by endless plains and rolling hills. During the game drive, you will be rewarded with several animals including Wildebeests, Zebras, Elands, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, and many more. After the morning game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch in case you never carried packed lunchbox. Later on proceed with an afternoon game drive to maximize sightings before the sun goes down.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Transfer back to Nairobi – Kenya

Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi: On the 8th day of This 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda), arise on another fascinating morning game drive in Masai Mara or opt for a hot air balloon to have an aerial view of the Masai Mara plains. After the morning game drive, return to your lodge for a late breakfast then check out and set off on a journey to Nairobi city with an enroute lunch in Narok town. Dinner and overnight stay in Nairobi city.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Fly into Kigali Rwanda- Volcanoes national park

Fly to Kigali Rwanda- Volcanoes national park: On the 9th day of 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda), wake up at your hotel in Nairobi, have breakfast, then check out of the hotel and be driven to airport for a flight to Rwanda the land of a thousand hills. Upon landing at Kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by our experienced safari driver/ guide in Rwanda who will brief you about your Rwandan safari as you drive to Volcanoes national park with an enroute stopover at the park headquarters of Volcanoes national park to pick up your gorilla trekking permits before connecting to your reserved lodge where you will check in your lodge for a relaxed evening, dinner and night rest.

11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes Safari
Gorilla Trekking

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Mountain gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park Rwanda

Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park: On the 10th day of your 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda), you need to arise early in the morning for breakfast at your lodge and be driven to the park headquarters for briefing. After briefing, you will be grouped into different groups of 8 persons which is the maximum number of trekkers per gorilla family and each trekkers has to be 15 years of age below which you are considered a minor. You will then be led by the ranger to the allocated gorilla family. This takes about 1-7 hours depending on the movement of the slowest person in the group and the movement of gorillas.  You will then spend only 1 hour with gorillas. Remember to follow all the gorilla trekking rules and regulations such as keeping a social distance of about 15m, No using the flashlight while capturing photographs, no littering the park, No making noise while in the habitat of gorillas and many more. After spending one hour with the gorillas, you will exit the forest and return to your lodge. You may choose to spend your evening at leisure or have an optional cultural visit to Ibyiwacu cultural center or have a guided walk to the twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer back to Kigali – City tour and departures

Volcanoes national park back to Kigali: Enjoy your relaxed breakfast at your lodge on the very last day of 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda) after which you will check out of the lodge and embark on a drive from Volcanoes national park back to Kigali. Depending on your flight time, you may enjoy a stunning Kigali city tour to explore the Genocide memorial sites, market centers, craft shops and many more. You will then be dropped off at your designated drop-off point be it at a hotel or at the airport.

Meal plan: Breakfast, and lunch

End of 11 days Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Volcanoes safari (Tanzania, Kenya & Rwanda)

 

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