East Africa by Intrepid Travel

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kenya kenya wildlife safari basix plus local payment us$305 physical culture shock 8 days ex nairobi departs every sat itinerary day 1 nairobi the adventure begins in kenya s multicultural capital once just a swampy rural area nairobi is now the largest city between cairo and johannesburg day 2 lake nakuru spend the morning at a rural school on the outskirts of nairobi continue to lake nakuru for lunch and set up camp within the park the lake sits in a beautiful area of acacia trees and pelicans cormorants and millions of flamingos descend on it during the year the park also boasts animals including giraffes rhinos and lions and is one of the best places to see leopards in kenya days 3-4 lake naivasha travel on to another birdwatchers paradise lake naivasha as an option spend a day cruising on the lake to spot hippos or trek in hell s gate national park stroll past grazing zebras towering giraffes and sprightly gazelles day 5 loita hills travel across the great rift valley to the

tanzania serengeti trail basix plus local payment us$315 physical culture shock 8 days ex nairobi departs every sat itinerary day 1 nairobi explore kenya s exciting capital one of africa s largest cities day 2 kisii cross the great rift valley to the tea growing areas of western kenya for a fantastic introduction to the country s beautiful landscapes day 3 lake victoria pass through the lands of the masai and see them tending their cattle over the border in tanzania camp on the shores of africa s largest lake optional activities include a boat trip days 4-5 serengeti search for lions cheetahs leopards zebras and giraffes in the vast grass plains and rocky outcrops of the serengeti at night enjoy the chorus of nocturnal animals that roam the area it is possible to take an early morning balloon safari over the plains day 6 ngorongoro crater spend a morning viewing wildlife in the serengeti continue to ngorongoro crater conservation area where we visit olduvai gorge home to earliest man

kilimanjaro several cold nights at altitude long days on the feet and devouring baked beans in the same manner as gourmet cuisine isn t exactly glamour holidaying there is however `compensation if you have any element of adventure in your blood love a physical and mental challenge and want to experience more than the lions and rhinos then including a mt kilimanjaro climb in your african journey is an unmissable experience imagine standing on the roof of africa and one of the world s seven summits with an overwhelming presence on the african landscape it s no wonder the local people call kilimanjaro the `home of god megan hassett sales consultant above kilimanjaro marangu route active plus local payment us$435 physical culture shock 7 days ex kilimanjaro airport departs every sun itinerary day 1 kilimanjaro airport/marangu transfer from kilimanjaro airport to marangu where there will be a full briefing and kit inspection day 2 mandara hut meet the guides and porters at the entrance

zanzibar zanzibar beach break independent 5 days ex stone town departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 stone town arrive in zanzibar an island with a rich history and a truly relaxed atmosphere the resort physical culture shock is situated a short distance from stone town it is located right on the beach where you can relax under palm trees and swim in the indian ocean all the rooms are en-suite with hot and cold water and have air conditioning the resort also has a wonderful restaurant and bar enjoy optional activities such as island tours snorkelling and scuba diving among the fascinating array of coloured coral and bright tropical fish at the nearby coral reefs days 2-4 beach resort travel into the interior of the island and visit a spice plantation see and smell a wonderful variety of spices including cardamon cinnamon cloves black pepper and nutmeg sample tropical fruits like jackfruit breadfruit pineapples bananas and coconuts which have all been introduced to the

kenya mombasa beach break independent 5 days ex mombasa departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 mombasa transfer from mombasa airport to the beach resort overlooking the magnificent white sands physical culture shock and deep blue waters of the indian ocean each of the rooms face the garden and are decorated with an african flavour with the bliss of kenya s sun and surf just a short stroll away this is a perfect spot for your african beach break days 2-4 beach break relax at the resort enjoy the beautiful beach and sample the many leisure options on offer try your hand at sailing on a catamaran skim across the waves while windsurfing learn to scuba dive or catch your dinner on a deep-sea fishing adventure on the resort grounds there are two pools to choose from and a bubbling jacuzzi to sink into for a more active break on the resort grounds there are three floodlit tennis courts beach volleyball squash or golf at the nearby nyali golf and country club other facilities

east africa kenya family safari coast family plus local payment us$590 physical culture shock 15 days nairobi to mombasa itinerary days 1-3 nairobi/lake nakuru spend the night in multicultural nairobi then head to lake nakuru via the great rift valley stopping to visit a rural school on the way in lake nakuru spend an afternoon viewing wildlife including leopards and rhinos days 4-5 lake naivasha take an early morning game drive before travelling to lake naivasha there is a free day to take part in optional activities such as a boat cruise and walking safaris day 6 loita hills travel to the loita hills to camp with the masai tribespeople proud warriors who have managed to retain their traditional farming practices days 7-8 masai mara spend two days spotting wildlife including lion elephant buffalo and cheetah in one of the finest game sanctuaries in africa days 9-10 nairobi/ostrich farm visit the nairobi giraffe centre and animal orphanage adjacent to nairobi national park then head

east africa faces of kenya tanzania basix plus local payment us$855 physical culture shock 22 days ex nairobi itinerary days 1-3 nairobi/amboseli national park from kenya s multicultural capital we head to the natural wilds of amboseli set up camp within the park and take game drives in the shadow of mt kilimanjaro day 4 ostrich farm after an early morning game drive we drive north to camp at an ostrich farm day 5 mount kenya camp for the night in the foothills and take an optional guided walk on the lower slopes of the mountain days 6-7 samburu spend the night by ewaso nyiro one of kenya s largest rivers keep a look out for crocodiles basking on the river banks day 8 thompson s falls embark on an early morning game drive before travelling on to camp at the falls the 75m-high falls are surrounded by lush landscapes day 9 lake nakuru pelicans cormorants and at times millions of flamingos call the lake home explore the park and spot black and white rhinos and perhaps even the elusive

east africa east africa wildlife adventure original plus local payment us$930 physical culture shock 16 days ex nairobi itinerary days 1-3 nairobi/samburu from kenya s capital travel to samburu to enjoy two days viewing wildlife such as giraffes zebras gerenuk and oryx day 4 lake nakuru set off in search of the endangered rhino elusive leopard and abundant bird life that make the park famous day 5 lake naivasha find a comfortable spot to sit down and watch birds fishing and hippos wallowing days 6-7 masai mara travel through the homeland of the masai to kenya s finest wildlife area spend the evenings sitting around the campfire reliving the day s events day 8 arusha see the masai tending their cattle in the rift valley on the way to arusha tanzania day 9 lake manyara explore the area known for hippos tree-climbing lions and abundant bird life days 10-11 serengeti the vast serengeti is famous for its large herds of zebra and wildebeest day 12 ngorongoro crater visit olduvai gorge home

east africa kenya tanzania zanzibar basix plus local payment us$620 physical culture shock 19 days nairobi to zanzibar departs every sat itinerary days 1-2 nairobi/lake nakuru spend a day exploring the colourful shops and vibrant streets of kenya s capital then head past the acacia tree-strewn landscape to lake nakuru stopping to meet the children on a visit to a rural school on the way days 3-4 lake naivasha spend the morning in search of rhinos and giraffes before travelling on to the birdwatchers paradise lake naivasha as an option go for a boat cruise on the lake walk through nearby hell s gate national park or just spot the prolific birdlife from the lake shore day 5 loita hills travel to the homelands of the masai to camp with them among the loita hills this is a great chance to learn about their traditional lifestyle days 6-7 masai mara search the plains and explore the woodlands for a glimpse of the masai mara s wildlife spot lions elephants buffaloes giraffes cheetahs and

africa overland south east adventure basix plus local payment us$1130 physical culture shock 31 days nairobi to johannesburg itinerary days 1-8 kenya/tanzania leaving the thriving city of nairobi behind cross the great rift valley and travel to the masai mara camp on the edge of this world-renowned reserve and take game drives through the rolling grasslands keep the camera poised ready to photograph leopards rhinos and giraffes over the border in tanzania stop in arusha a melting pot of markets tribesmen and modern life sitting by the looming mt meru out on the plains meet locals on a walk through a masai village before taking a 4wd adventure through the serengeti national park olduvai gorge and ngorongoro crater for amazing wildlife viewing days 9-14 tanzania/zanzibar drive past mount kilimanjaro en route to the coastal city of dar es salaam camp on a beach just outside the city and take the time to shop for wood carvings before taking a ferry to the exotic `spice island of

africa overland kenya to cape town basix plus local payment us$1450 physical culture shock 43 days nairobi to cape town itinerary days 1-8 kenya/tanzania depart nairobi for the masai mara to experience unforgettable game viewing cross into tanzania and take a guided walk to meet the masai in a local village journey through the serengeti national park olduvai gorge and ngorongoro crater to spot africa s `big five lions elephants buffaloes leopards and rhinos days 9-14 tanzania/zanzibar travel past the snow-dusted mt kilimanjaro to the coastal city of dar es salaam take the ferry to the exotic spice island of zanzibar and explore the bazaars of stone town or relax on the island s white-sand beaches return to dar es salaam and head south-west via mikumi national park and the tanzanian highlands days 15-25 malawi zambia travel along the shores of lake malawi with plenty of opportunities to enjoy its pristine beaches and to explore lakeside culture continue through rural malawi and cross