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Introduction 

Karibu East Africa! We hope you have a wonderful stay in one of Africa’s gems. Home to Masai Mara, Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Zanzibar.

El Mundo Safari would like to welcome you to this educational tour (Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar Island)

Join us on an in-depth educational adventure through East Africa!. Experience new small luxury properties available for customized itineraries on our agents.

While Kiswahili is the official language of Kenya and Tanzania, the countries consist of an estimated 150+ ethnic groups, including Luo, Kikuyu, Chagga, Maasai and Sukuma. About a third of country practices Islam, another third practice Christianity and the last third practices their own indigenous beliefs. How is it possible that people with such a diverse linguistic, cultural and religious backgrounds can live relatively peacefully among each other? This is one of the most beautiful puzzles of East Africa if not Africa in general and one many person continue to try to answer. What will you discover during your stay here?

A Brief Overview of Your Trip

Set out to experience the wild wonders of Kenya and Tanzania from the unique perspective of the people who call it home. The busy and fast-growing Nairobi, a stunning park of Masai Mara, the third-largest freshwater lake in the world and source of River Nile; Lake Victoria. Then settle into Maasai country, getting to know the culture. Complement your walking adventures with game drives in some of East Africa’s most wildlife-rich areas: the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire and the legendary Serengeti. And Final shake of the dust on the crystal blue ocean with a white sand beach of Zanzibar archipelagoes.


NOTE:

********Travel Insurance Highly Recommended********

Please note: El Mundo Safaris (EMS) will attempt to adhere to this itinerary as much as possible. Any unforeseeable changes in fees, such as fuel surcharges, increased park fees or other fees that are out of EMS control, will be the responsibility of the guest. Some conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or wildlife migrations) may also necessitate changes in the itinerary. EMS reserves the right to alter any itinerary at any time, if necessary. We will attempt to notify participants of changes as far in advance as possible. Costs incurred by such changes will be the responsibility of the participant.

Tipping Advice

As a guideline for tipping your guide, you can leave 10-30 USD per traveler per day. Tipping is usually done at the end of your safari. Most lodges and camps have a tip box; you can tip the staff individually, place a tip for all the staff in the box or do both.

Properties to be inspected.

  1. Hemingway Nairobi.
  2. Wildebeest Eco Lodge-Nairobi.
  3. Sopa Lake Naivasha.
  4. Kichwa Tembo and Bateleur-&Beyond Masai Mara.
  5. Four Seasons Serengeti.
  6. Crater Lodge-& Beyond Ngorongoro.
  7. Sopa Ngorongoro.
  8. Swala Sanctuary Tarangire.
  9. Coffee Lodge Arusha.
  10. Xanadu Zanzibar.
  11. Mnemba Island Zanzibar.

Domestic Flight - Safari Flight Remarks.

MOST DOMESTIC FLIGHT STANDARD LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE IS STRICTLY 15KG. Should you have excess luggage they cannot guarantee that they will be able to carry your extra. Should you wish to carry more, please note that there inconvenience and might be extra charges.

Itineraries

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

Date : 10/15/2019

Karibu Kenya.


Flight Number:
719


Jambo! Welcome to Kenya, East Africa. Upon arrive you will meet with your guide.

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport (NBO), you will be greeted and picked up by your El Mundo Safaris Driver Guide, and transferred to your hotel accommodation in Nairobi.

Transfer to the Lodge

Booked Through Carrier Cabin Number
Agent El Mundo Safaris Main

As you will arriving into Jomo Kinyatta Airport , once you land and pass through immigration and Customs, El Mundo Safaris driver will be pick you up from the airport and transferred to the lodge, Ole Sereni.


19:00 - East Africa Time

Check in at Ole-Sereni Hotel-B&B

‘With the stunning greens and golds of Nairobi National Park’s landscape punctuated by giraffe, zebra, antelope and buffalo lounging near our waterhole, the views alone make Ole-Sereni one-of-a-kind. Add to that the convenience of our location, between Nairobi’s international and regional airports, and our world-class restaurants, conferencing facilities and spa, and you get a hotel that perfectly complements the experience of East Africa, whether you’re enjoying the area’s natural beauty or vibrant business environment’.


DAY 2: FULL DAY NAIROBI

Date : 10/16/2019

Time : 07:00

Breakfast


Provider:
Elmundo Safaris


We hope you are well rested because today is going to be a full day of activities! Enjoy relaxed breakfast.

Ole Sereni Hotel

9:00 - East Africa Time

Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

Provider:
El Mundo Safaris/ Sheldrick

We hope you are well rested because today is going to be a full day of activities! Today, after breakfast, you will have the option to spend the morning relaxing at the hotel or start your day with a city tour or visit Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Explanations are also given about the broader picture of the orphans project and some of the other projects in which the trust is involved. There's also the opportunity to 'adopt' one of the elephants.


12:30 - East Africa Time


Provider: Clients


This small mall for few lunch options as well as souvenir shopping.

14:00 - East Africa Time

Giraffe Center

The Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife (A.F.E.W.) Kenya was founded in 1979 by the late Jock Leslie-Melville, a Kenyan citizen of British descent, and his American-born wife, Betty Leslie-Melville. They began the Giraffe Centre after discovering the sad plight of the Rothschild Giraffe. A subspecies of the giraffe found only in the grasslands of East Africa.


15:30 - East Africa Time

Kazuri Beards


Provider:
El Mundo/Kazuri


After Giraffe Center you will drive to Kazuri beards workshop for tour and shopping.

KAZURI, which means “small and beautiful” in Swahili, began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads.

KAZURI began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads. KAZURI started with two Kenyan women and soon discovered that there were many other women in the villages around Nairobi, most of whom were single mothers, who were in great need of regular employment. Driven by the desire to provide such opportunities, Kazuri has grown and today we have a large work force skilled in the making of handmade jewellery.

Kazuri Handmadge image

Evening options in Nairobi


Provider:
Clients


Option: dinner at Carnivore Restaurant.

Option 2: Carnivore. Beast of a Feast. The Carnivore is the ultimate 'Beast of a Feast' A variety of meats including ostrich, crocodile and camel, are roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup,a selection of desserts and Kenyan ...


19:00 - East Africa Time

Check in at Ole-Sereni Hotel

DAY 3: LAKE NAIVASHA

Date : 10/17/2019

Time : 08:00

Transfer to Lake Naivasha.

Breakfast

We hope you had good rest , enjoy your relaxing breakfast at the lodge.

8:30

Transfer to Lake Naivasha- 100 KM-2 hrs


Carrier: El Mundo Safaris


Departing after break fast the the basin of Rift Valley.

10:00

Lake Naivasha

Provider: El Mundo Safaris

Depend on the arrival time. Enjoy a morning walk of up to 4 hours before a hot lunch (time-permitting) followed by a boating excursion on the lake at 14:00. This will be a fantastic way to explore the surroundings and spot wildlife from differing perspectives.

Hippo - Lake Naivasha

Game Drive & Sun Down at Lake Naivasha

Check in at Serena Camp for lunch. After lunch and a little bit of rest depart for game drive which will finish with sun down at the hill over looking Lake Naivasha basin.

Sundown - Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha Elmenteita Serena Camp FB

Located on the shores of Kenya’s sparkling Lake Elmenteita within Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy, Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp features elegant tented accommodation and award-winning service.

Elmenteita Serena Camp FB- Lake Naivasha

DAY 4: TRANSFER TO MASAI MARA

Date : 10/18/2019

Time : 07:00

Transfer to Masai Mara.

Breakfast

Enjoy relaxing breakfast at lodge.

Transfer to Masai Mara-243 KM-5-6 hrs.


Carrier: Elmundo Safaris


Drive across the masai land to the great Masai Mara.Check in Kilima Camp for lunch.

16:00 - East Africa Time

Kilima Camp-FB

Kilima Camp is located in Kenya on the western border of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Kilima Camp has been built on a private concession bordering the current boundary, the official perimeter of the Mara Triangle Wilderness Area (one of the tree contiguous administrative areas forming what is known as the Masai Mara National Reserve also called the Masai Mara).

Kilima Camp-FB

Kilima Camp

DAY 5: MASAI MARA

Date : 10/19/2019

Time : 06:00

Morning in Masai Mara.

Today, after or before breakfast, you will have the option to go on morning game drive in the Masai Mara, or Balloon Safari (Additional charge) which will be followed by game drive.

Masai Mara view

12:30

Lunch

Before continuing with an afternoon game drive, you have the option of returning to the camp for lunch. You may also be surprised by bush dinner!

16:00

Evening Game Drive

After exhilarating game-viewing excursions in the evening you have option to take on nature walk before enjoy a relaxing dinner.

Masai Mara - Elephants.

16:00

Kilima Camp-FB

Kilima camp

DAY 6: LAKE VICTORIA-270 KM-6-8HRS

Date : 10/20/2019

Time : 07:00

Transfer to Lake Victoria.

7:00

Breakfast

We hope you are well rested because today is going to be a full day of activities! Enjoy relaxed breakfast overlooking Masai Mara.

After breakfast start the driving transfer to Lake Victoria.

16:00

Transfer to Lake Victoria

Today you will drive to Tanzania via Isibania boarder. Most clients opt to fly. This will offer you ground perceptive of Masai Mara-Serengeti-Lake Victoria link.

Lake Victoria view

Check in at Serenity on the Lake-FB

‘Serenity on the Lake Resort & SPA. The resort boasting a vacation destination for families, retreats, weddings, and romantic getaways. And with its lush gardens and stunning view, Serenity on the Lake Resort & SPA, provides a perfect backdrop to the blue waters of the Lake.

Being a eco-friendly Resort, working in harmony with Nature is one of our top priorities. All hot water and lights are powered by Solar and with a provision for mains supply for those “grey” days when the Sun decides to “hide”. All waste is safely disposed and any that is recyclable, is sent for recycling.



Also we take great effort to hire and train each team member to provide exceptional service, and hope you find them friendly, eager to assist, knowledgeable and live up to your expectations!’

Serenity

DAY 7: TRANSIT TO SERENGETI

Date : 10/21/2019

Time : 08:00

Transit to Serengeti.

8:00 - East Africa Time

Breakfast

We hope you had good rest , enjoy your relaxing breakfast at the lodge.

breakfast at Lodge

Transfer/Game Drive

Upon arrive at Serengeti National park which is 20 minutes driving from the lodge, this will also be the began of your game drive in Serengeti.

Serengeti Gamedrive - Giraffe

Nyumbani-FB

Check in at Nyumbani for evening sun set cocktail followed with dinner and overnight.

"Nyumbani, the Swahili word for “home,” reveals a deeper meaning as the name of our luxury camp in the Serengeti. After an unforgettable day of exciting game drive in the Seronera plains, it is our pleasure to welcome you to your home away from home. Savor the magic of safari life and our welcoming oasis where earth meets sky in boundless space. Dine in an atmosphere of personalized comfort while surrounded by nature’s limitless grandeur. Drift into restful sleep with the gently hypnotic sounds of the African night."

Nyumbani-FB


Link:Serengeti National Park


DAY 8: SERENGETI

Date : 10/22/2019

Time : 05:30

Full Day Central Serengeti.


Provider: ElMundo Safaris


On your first morning in the Central Serengeti, we would recommend to waking up early (by 5:30-6am) for a sunrise game drive with a delicious breakfast box. Alternatively, you can also enjoy a hot breakfast back at the camp/lodge before going out for your drive. Or depart after breakfast and come back for lunch and rest in the afternoon.

Game driving to Central Serengeti. The Serengeti, Tanzania’s second largest national park, covers nearly 6,000 square miles of grassland plains, savannah, kopjes, hills, woodlands, and riverine forests.This is the day for you to explore the famous “endless plains”, Central Circuit, with an impressive variety of the exquisite Big Cats that roam about in the area, notably lions, cheetahs and leopards. This is also where the migration takes place all year round, and a chance to be amidst 2.5 million wildebeest and uncountable herds of zebras and gazelles.

Elmundo Safaris with Toursits

12:30

Lunch

Return to the lodge for lunch and short rest.

Lunch at Lode.

Nyumbani-FB

Check in at Nyumbani for evening sun set cocktail followed with dinner and overnight.

Nyumbani-FB

DAY 9: SERENGETI

Date : 10/23/2019

Time : 08:00

Serengeti Full Day Game Drive.

8:00 - East Africa Time

Breakfast


Provider: ElMundo Safaris / Nyumbani


We hope you had good rest after long flights, enjoy your relaxing breakfast at the lodge.

Serengeti Full Day Game Drive.

Today you have option to start your day early in the morning depart with packed breakfast. You can enjoy game viewing in the morning as they are most active.

Return to the camp for lunch and siesta before evening game drive when sun start to get down and animals resume activities.

Nyumbani-FB

Dine in an atmosphere of personalized comfort while surrounded by nature’s limitless grandeur. Drift into restful sleep with the gently hypnotic sounds of the African night.

DAY 10: SERENGETI- NGORONGORO DRIVING TIME - 2HRS

Date : 10/24/2019

Time : 05:30

Morning Game Drive.


Provider: Elmundo Safaris


12:00 - East Africa Time

Lunch

Return to the lodge for lunch before before depart to Ngorongoro.

Lunch at Lodge.

Ngorongoro Crater

Provider: ElMundo Safaris

We depart early morning, ready to experience the magnificent wildlife in Tanzania’s richest game park, two of Tanzania’s most important protected areas and world-famous national parks. Our game drives allow us to follow the rhythms of the limitless wildlife as we witness the daily struggle between predators and prey. The kopjes, or massive islands of granite standing in a sea of grass, provide shelter to a great variety of animals from the elusive leopard to the tiny dik dik.

Descend into Crater; you will be in awe of the world’s largest unbroken caldera. The Crater is a home to a variety of animals that share the vast space of the caldera. Spend a day in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a habitat rich in culture and teeming with wildlife. Sometimes there are more than 30,000 animals in and around the crater, including black rhino, cheetah, lion, hyena, eland, and numerous antelope.

Elmundo Safaris - Game drives

Ngorongoro Farm House

Relax and enjoy this Farm House for dinner and overnight.

“Hand plaited thatched roof tops, ample verandas and colonial interiors at Ngorongoro Farm House, a small and exclusive hotel built on a 500 acre coffee plantation, all of which has been designed to take you to the comfort and style of past times. Take a walk around the farm to contemplate the daily activities, relax in the fragrant gardens or enjoy the spectacular sunsets with the Oldeani volcano as a backcloth.”

DAY 11: NGORONGORO - TARANGIRE

Date : 10/25/2019

Depart from Ngorongoro.

After relaxing breakfast, depart Ngorongoro Farm House to Tarangire.

On the way you have option to stop for shopping on safari shops.

You will stop outside Lake Manyara National Park for short walk visiting local artists (wood carvers and Tingatinga painter). You will have buffer lunch at Mto wa Mbu. The lunch is prepared with local ladies and consisting several local dishes.

After lunch you will drive to Maasai Boma/Craal for brief introduction to the people of Savannah.


Tourist with Maasai in the Boma.


Osupuko Tarangire Lodge.

Later in the day drive to Tarangire National Park where you will check in Osupuko Lodge.

After check in you have option to go for walking safari, on this you will be able to see may birdlife as well as wild animals. The local Maasai guide will be happy to share with you the knowledge of these wildness, animals and their life.

Enjoy a relaxing dinner, rest & overnight stay at Osupuko Tarangire Lodge.

“Tarangire Osupuko Lodge cottages are built in a well refined Maasai huts design with all en-suite. They are built in round huts with very big windows for your spectacular views of the grazing wild animals in Tarangire National Park.”


Osupuko Tarangire Lodge


13:00 - East Africa Time

Maasai Boma

As part of our product to relate with Global Goal for Sustainable Tourism, we use tourism to increase of people and culture diversity. Visit to Maasai Boma ( livestock enclosure, stockade, corral, small fort) will give you insight about people of the savanna and their life. We are very happy that these people continually be welcome foreigners into their cultures with such open arms.

In the Boma we’ll be greeted with a foot-stomping, high-jumping welcome dance. Immerse yourself in their world, learning about their customs. Meet the village elders, visit homes, and take part in a memorable cultural exchange.



DAY 12: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK.

Date : 10/26/2019

Time : 06:00

Exploring Tarangire National Park.

Breakfast

Enjoy your breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast you will start game drive in Tarangire National Park.


Exploring Tarangire National Park.


7:00 - East Africa Time

Exploring Tarangire National Park


Provider: El Mundo Safaris


After breakfast start your late morning game drive inside the Tarangire National Park. Here you will have the opportunity to see the most magnificent herds of African elephants against the backdrop of a beautiful savannah environment of majestic baobab trees, which are beautifully bare in the dry season, and lush green in the wet season. Tarangire’s spectacular natural beauty and diversity is supported by the Tarangire River, which provides water throughout the year. Wildlife here includes Giraffe, Impala, Zebra, Buffaloes, Kudu, Hyena, Baboons, Cheetah, Leopards, Lions, etc.


Tarangire elephants


12:30 - East Africa Time

Picnic Lunch

Enjoy lunch on the middle of game drive at Silale Swamp, if you are luck you will see elephants coming for afternoon drink. You also have option to return to the lodge for hot lunch.


Elmundo with Tourist Picnic lunch


16:00 - East Africa Time

Osupuko Tarangire Lodge-FB

Return to the lodge for afternoon, enjoy you drink at the pool or take a nap.

Enjoy a relaxing dinner, rest & overnight stay at Osupuko Tarangire Lodge.


Elmundo Safaris Pool view


DAY 13: ARUSHA DRIVING APPROX. 2HRS

Date : 10/27/2019

Time : 07:00

Optional Walking.

7:00 - East Africa Time.

Breakfast


Provider: ElMundo Safaris


Enjoy your relaxing breakfast.

8:00 - East Africa Time

Optional Walking.


Provider: ElMundo Safaris/Village

After breakfast take short walking in the bush with Maasai guide who will give you little insight of their life and culture in this savannah.


Optional walking wth the guide


12:00 - East Africa Time.

Lunch and Depart

After light lunch we will check out and drive to Maasai Boma.

Iliboru Safari Lodge B&B.


Booked Through: ElMundo Safaris.


Ilboru Safari Lodge is situated at the base of Mount Meru, among the banana fields and Maasai tribes, a perfect setting for a family holiday.

We offer 38 spacious guest rooms with a large lawn area between each self-contained Boma. The rooms have an unique African design with a round layout and thatched rooftops. The Maasai fabrics and draped nets add an ethnical charm, blended with international amenities throughout the lodge.

The lodge is only 2 km from Arusha, set within 5 acres of plush land that blends modern conveniences with the local lifestyle. Unwind while watching the variety of birds from your balcony or take a dip in the large swimming pool.


Ilboru Lodge with swimming pool.


DAY 14: DEPARTURE

Date : 10/28/2019

Departure.

Breakfast

Enjoy you breakfast at the lodge. Depend to you flights schedule, transfer to the airport for flight home.

Option: Extend the East Africa Expedition to Zanzibar archipelagos.

Departure

Today is the end of out East Africa Expedition! We believe you had great time with us, we are looking forward to host you again in the near future.

Depend on your flight time, drives to the airport for your departure flight.


Elmundo Safaris with Tourist


DAY 15: ZANZIBAR EXTENSION OPTION

Date : 10/29/2019

Time : 08:00

Flight to Zanzibar.

8:00 - East Africa Time.

Breakfast


Provider: ElMundo Safaris

We hope you had good rest , enjoy your relaxing breakfast at the lodge.


Breakfast at Lodge.


Flight to Zanzibar

Booked Through Airline Flight Number
Elmundo Safaris Coastal Aviation CQ143

Fly from Arusha with connection at Zanzibar. Upon arriving at Zanzibar airport driver will pick you for transfer to Che Che Vue Vila.


Zanzibar Island view


Stone Town - Zanzibar

Che Che Vule Vila-FB.

Located on the magnificent Matemwe beach and overlooking an azure blue ocean, the villa provides privacy, private butlers, a vast range of activities and a personalized guest service. Our two acclaimed Swahili chefs, Eddi and Juma, are specialized in authentic Swahili dishes and international dishes with Swahili infusions. Most importantly they adapt the menu to your preferred palate using only the freshest seasonal island ingredients and spices.


CheCheVuleVvila_FB_img


DAY 16: ZANZIBAR

Date : 10/30/2019

Zanzibar Archipelago.

Zanzibar Archipelago

Step off the boat or plane onto the Zanzibar Archipelago and you're transported through time and place. The Zanzibar Archipelago consists of several islands lying off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean. There are four main islands, three primary islands with human populations, a fourth coral island that serves as an essential breeding ground for seabirds, plus a number of smaller islets that surround them.

Explore Zanzibar

Today after relaxing breakfast you have option to take tour to explore the island.

Visit Jozani National Park the home of indigenous Zanzibar red colobus.

Stone town (1st-3rd Century): visit by walk on our Historical places. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Spice tour since you’re in the spice island!

History of Stone Town - Zanzibar(Source: Wikipedia


Zanzibar Historical site.


Che Che Vule Vila


CheCheVuleVvila_FB


DAY 17: ZANZIBAR

Date : 10/31/2019

Explore/Relax Zanzibar

Today after relaxing breakfast you have option to take tour to relax in this small paradise or continue explore the island.


Relax and enjoy in Zanzibar.


Che Che Vule Vila.

Che CheCheVuleVila_insideView_img


DAY 18: DEPARTURE

Date : 11/01/2019

Time : 08:00

Transfer to Zanzibar International Airport.

Breakfast


Provider: ElMundo Safaris


We hope you had good rest , enjoy your relaxing breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast depend on flight time, transfer to Zanzibar International airport for departure.

Kisauni, Zanzibar Town, MJINI MAGHARIBI, TANZANIA

  • Accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned.
  • Private professional safari guides.
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof/open for game viewing.
  • Transfers in both directions between the Airports.
  • Park fees.
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, soft drinks (beers and wine when available), wildlife guidebook.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals.
  • Accommodations Based on Double Sharing/Suite Occupancy.
  • Domestic/Intra Africa Flights.
  • Personal Expenses not mentioned above.
  • Meals not listed above.
  • Fees for Passport, Visa, or Immunizations.
  • Hot Air Balloon.
  • Meals and Expenses en Route to Africa.
  • Cost of Hospitalization or Evacuation.
  • Gratitude.

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Please note: El Mundo Safaris (EMS) will attempt to adhere to this itinerary as much as possible. Any unforeseeable changes in fees, such as fuel surcharges, increased park fees or other fees that are out of EMS control, will be the responsibility of the guest. Some conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or wildlife migrations) may also necessitate changes in the itinerary. EMS reserves the right to alter any itinerary at any time, if necessary. We will attempt to notify participants of changes as far in advance as possible. Costs incurred by such changes will be the responsibility of the participant

 

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