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The Essence of the Savannah, 9 Days

Classic Safari Adventure in Tanzania and Kenya
The Essence of the Savannah, 9 Days

9 Days

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the magnificent landscapes of Tanzania and Kenya with Rare Africa Travel's "Essence of the Savannah" safari adventure. Over the course of nine days, you will immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and stunning wildlife of these East African gems. From the vast Serengeti plains to the awe-inspiring Maasai Mara, this itinerary promises an authentic and enriching safari experience.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

The Essence of the Savannah, 9 Days

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha, Tanzania

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be greeted by our professional guide who will transfer you to your accommodation in Arusha. Take the rest of the day to relax and acclimatize to your surroundings.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park, known for its large population of elephants and baobab trees. Enjoy a thrilling game drive and witness the diverse wildlife, including giraffes, lions, and various bird species. In the evening, return to your lodge for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

Embark on a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its flamingos and tree-climbing lions. Explore the park’s diverse ecosystems, including the soda lake, dense forests, and open grasslands. Later, head to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Day 4-6: Serengeti National Park

Prepare for the highlight of your safari as you venture into the world-renowned Serengeti National Park. Spend three days exploring this vast wilderness, home to the Great Migration and an abundance of wildlife. Witness the dramatic predator-prey interactions and marvel at the endless plains stretching as far as the eye can see. Your days will be filled with exhilarating game drives, guided by our experienced safari guides. As the sun sets, retreat to your luxurious camp in the heart of the Serengeti.

Day 7-8: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Cross the border into Kenya and make your way to the iconic Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy two days of thrilling game drives, where you have the chance to witness the spectacle of the Great Migration up close. Experience the vastness of the Maasai Mara and encounter its diverse wildlife, including lions, elephants, cheetahs, and more. In the evenings, relax at your well-appointed lodge and relish the sounds of the African wilderness.

Day 9: Departure

After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to the African savannah as you transfer to the airstrip for your return flight to Nairobi. From there, connect to your onward journey or international departure with memories of a lifetime.

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