6 days Mara and Serengeti safari

6 days Mara and Serengeti safari

6 days Mara and Serengeti safari starts in Nairobi with pick up by your driver guide from your location in Nairobi before a drive to one of the popular wildlife viewing destinations of Tanzania.

You will enjoy visiting the famous Masai Mara national rserve where you will engage in a game drive and look out for different wildlife species such as elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos among others.

During the 6 days Mara and Serengeti safari, you will also visit Serengeti national park in the northern part of Tanzania for more wildlife viewing experiences. Another destination you will visit is the Ngorongoro crater which is home to numerous wildlife species. The safari will end in Arusha.  

Safari highlights

Day 1; pick up in Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara

Day 2; full day in Masai Mara

Day 3; drive to Serengeti national park

Day 4; full day in Serengeti national park

Day 5; drive to Ngorongoro conservation area

Day 6; departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1; pick up in Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Nairobi or the airport and welcome you for your safari. You will be driven to Masai Mara national reserve which is home to different wildlife species like the big 5 such as elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos. You will have a stop in Narok town where you will see local arts and crafts and also interact with the locals like the Maasai people.

You will continue to your lodge in Masai Mara national reserve where you will check in at your lodge. You will also engage in an evening game drive at the destination as you enjoy looking out for wildlife species and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Masai Mara national rserve
Masai Mara national rserve

Day 2; full day in Masai Mara

Your 2nd day of safari in Masai Mara national reserve, you will have breakfast before engaging in a morning game drive. You will enjoy looking out for wildlife species like wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, giraffes, lions, buffalos, hippos and many others. You will have lunch after your morning game drive.

You will also engage in an afternoon game drive around Masai Mara national reserve and later your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3; drive to Serengeti national park

Your guide will drive you the isebania border where you will cross to Serengeti national park in the northern part of Tanzania. After clearing at the border, you will continue your drive to your lodge in Serengeti national park where you will check in and have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4; full day in Serengeti national park

You will spend a day exploring the central part of Serengeti national park after having breakfast at your lodge. During your safari, you will also engage in a morning game drive and look out for different wildlife species such as elephants, lions, buffalos, wildebeests, rhinos, leopards, giraffes, antelopes, impalas, kudu, waterbucks among others.

Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park

You will have lunch after your morning game drive in Serengeti national park. after lunch, you will also engage in an afternoon game drive as you explore the open savannah plains of the national park and search for different wildlife species. Your dinner and overnight will be at your lodge after your game drive.

Day 5; drive to Ngorongoro conservation area

Your guide will drive you to the Ngorongoro conservation area from Serengeti national park on the 5th day of your safari. You will visit the Ngorongoro crater on this day and enjoy searching for wildlife species like black rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, kudu, wildebeests, gazelles, waterbucks among others which can be seen along the crater floor.

You will also visit Lake Magadi which is an alkaline lake which is found in the Ngorongoro crater. You will descend about 600 meters into the crater and after your game viewing experience; your guide will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6; departure

 After breakfast at your lodge, your guide will drive you from your lodge to Arusha where you will be dropped off at the airport or at your hotel in Arusha which will bring your safari to an end.

Arusha
Arusha

Price includes

  • all day game drives as per sample itinerary
  • Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
  • Private 4-wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • Price quoted per person sharing

Price excludes

  • Drinks and mineral water
  • Laundry
  • Flights
  • Items of personal nature
  • International and local airfares
  • Airport taxes Any airport transfers & hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
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