ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK HALF DAY TOUR FROM ARUSHA TOWN

ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK HALF DAY TOUR FROM ARUSHA TOWN

Tour Summary

This half day tour is convenient for tourists on a stopover or before touring other Tanzanian parks. It’s good tour giving you a sample of what to expect in the rich wildlife parks of Tanzania.  Travelers on lay overs at Mt Kilimanjaro airport can also sample this tour. Our guides have done this park many times are therefore you are assured of the best game viewing experience.

Main activity

This is the best day for you to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy complimentary hotel pick up early in the morning or mid-day depending with what time you want to start your tour. After a brief introduction, enjoy a ride in a 4*4 land cruiser for about 40 minutes and enter this famous National park. The park is just a few kilometers north east of Arusha, though the main gate is 25 km east of the city and 35 km from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA).
Arusha National Park has a rich variety of wildlife. Despite the small size of the park, common animals include giraffe, Cape buffalo, zebra, warthog, the black-and-white colobus monkey, the blue monkey, flamingo, elephant, lion and many other African animals. Leopard populations are present, but rarely seen. Bird life in the forest is prolific, with many forest species more easily seen here than elsewhere on the tourist route – Narina trogon and bar-tailed trogon are both possible highlights for visiting birders, whilst the range of starling species provide somewhat less gaudy interest.
After 4 hours of professional guided tour, and after viewing as many wildlife as possible, it’s time to leave the park for Arusha town or Airport.

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3 days Serengeti National park and Ngorongoro crater safari from Arusha town

3 days Serengeti National park and Ngorongoro crater safari from Arusha town

Tour summary

Enjoy 3 days safari to the famous serengerti National park and discover the beauty of the flora and fauna hidden deep in this great national park. Tanzania is a safari paradise with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and diverse cultures. This tour will take you to Ngorongoro Crater where you can enjoy its blue-green vistas and unparalleled concentration of wildlife; Serengeti, a UNESCO world heritage site and home to various wildlife, including lions, cheetahs and at certain times of the year, the wildebeest migration. Enjoy your ride in a private 4*4 land cruiser.  This tour is one of the most sought tours on the Tanzania northern circuit.

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Main activity

Day 1: Arusha – Our professional driver and guide will pick you from your hotel in Arusha, and from there you will be driven to Serengeti National Park. Your first game drive follows in the afternoon where you will see great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle among other exotic animals. Afterwards, you’ll proceed to Robanda tented camp for your dinner and overnight accommodation.

Day 2: Serengeti Plains.Today is dedicated to a full day game drive along Serengeti plains- home to elusive lions, leopards, elephants, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, wild dog, gazelles, and crocodiles among others. The Serengeti is famed for its incredible wildlife, stunning views and the annual migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebras. In this frenzied bout of territorial conquests and mating, witness an actual survival of the fittest as these animals plunge through crocodile-infested waters. The wildebeest will birth more than 8,000 calves daily before the 1,000 km (600 mile) pilgrimage begins again.You will enjoy your packed lunch at the picnic site to be decided by your driver.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater .This day you will wake up early and drive to Ngorongoro for the crater tour. The jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder. Visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the south western corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here also.

Your packed lunch is in the crater. You will later depart in the afternoon for Arusha town dropping to your hotel or Kilimanjaro airport.

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2 DAYS LAKE EYASI CULTURAL TOUR FROM ARUSHA TOWN

2 DAYS LAKE EYASI CULTURAL TOUR FROM ARUSHA TOWN

Tour summary

This 2 days safari to Lake Eyasi is ideal for cultural tour lovers and after doing your wildlife tours. This tour gives you the chance to interact with the hadza community for hunting and cultural exchange. These are hunters and gatherers for honey and insect in the bush. Lake Eyasi is a seasonal shallow endorheic salt lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley at the base of the Serengeti Plateau, just south of the Serengeti National Park and immediately southwest of the Ngorongoro Crater in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania. The lake is elongated, orientated southwest to northeast, and lies in the Eyasi-Wembere branch of the Great Rift Valley. During the dry season the lake may dry up almost entirely, especially in drier years, so that Datooga herders and Hadza foragers will cross the lake on foot, but in El Niño years it may flood its banks and attract hippopotamus from the Serengeti. It is a seasonal stop for migrating flamingos.

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Main activity

Enjoy complimentary hotel pick up early in the morning. After a brief introduction, the tour to Lake Eyasi starts and arrives in time for lunch at Tindiga tented camp. You relax in your rooms and later spend the whole of the afternoon exploring the lake helped by the locals. During dry season, you walk through the dried lake and the bush. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.


Day 2.
After an early morning breakfast, you depart for your cultural tour with the hadza community. This is your day with typical cultural tribe and engage in real hunting together. It is a tribe of hunters and collectors, which formerly inhabited the Serengeti, but was forced away by stronger and more aggressive tribes. The Hadza live in traditional ways, hunting game such as dik-diks and collecting honey. Their huts are simple, built in a few hours and as easily abandoned. Like another people of hunters and collectors, the San tribe of the Kalahari in southern Africa, the Hadza speak a click language. After hunting and engagement with the tribe, you depart for Arusha with a stop for your lunch on the way. Later drop to your hotel or proceed to kilimanjaro airport for flight home.

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MAASAI MARA FULL DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI NAIVASHA OR NAKURU ( Affordable safari packages)

MAASAI MARA FULL DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI NAIVASHA OR NAKURU

Tour summary

Maasai mara national reserve is one of the best place for your outdoor activities when in Nairobi on short duration. Kenya bush expedition’s tours and travel is committed to give you a day tour where other companies fear to indulge. With an early morning pick up from your hotel, and traversing through the famous Maasai land, this 10 hours day tour is a real experience likeable to a real nature and wildlife lover. We are ready to show you the big five in a short time that no other company can match.

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Main Activity

This is your day with excitements. Enjoy your ride in a luxurious tour van, with an early morning hotel pick up. Drive through the floor of the Great Rift Valley passing through the Maasai land and dry vegetation, as you approach the main gate to Maasai Mara national reserve. The drive takes around 5 hours with expected arrival at the gate approximately 8.00am.  Game drives starts just after the gate, with thousands of wild beasts and zebras welcoming you. As you drive deeper, Expect to see the big five namely, Lions, Cheetah, Leopard, Elephants, buffalo and rhino.
You will enjoy your packed lunch at the picnic site before proceeding with your game drives. You will leave the park some few minutes after 4.00pm for your drive back to Nairobi. By this time, you are full of joy for having visited the most famous park in the world via Kenya bush expedition’s tours and travel.

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NAIROBI WALKING CITY TOUR BY A LOCAL GUIDE

NAIROBI WALKING CITY TOUR BY A LOCAL GUIDE

Tour summary

Welcome to Nairobi city. You are just about to enjoy the best walking tour with a professional local guide on the streets of Nairobi. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to “cool water”, a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city has a population of 3,138,369, while the metropolitan area has a population of 6,547,547. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun. Among the sites to visit includes; Nairobi archives, KICC, parliament building, Nairobi railway museum, Uhuru park and Jeen janjee Gardens.

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Main Activity

8.00am in the morning. You have your printed voucher to present to the guide. The meeting point is Kimathi Street just in front of the kimathi statue and next to hilton hotel. After a brief introduction and presentation of voucher, you will proceed to;;
1. Nairobi national Archives…

Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services (KNADS) is situated at the edge of the central business district in downtown Nairobi along Moi Avenue next to Ambassadeur Hotel. The archives look out on the landmark Hilton Hotel, while on the rear side is Tom Mboya Street. It was established in 1965. It holds 40,000 volumes. It was established by an Act of the Parliament of Kenya in 1965 and was placed under the office of the Vice President and the Minister of Home Affairs. It is currently under the office of the Vice-President and Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture.
2. Your next stop will be KICC..Kenyatta international convention center.
The roof top of KICC is a watch tower where you are assured of getting 360 degrees view of the city via bird’s eye.
The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is a 28-story building located in Nairobi, Kenya. The KICC is located in the City Square of Nairobi, and a crucial address for a number of Government offices, including those of recently elected Senators. [6] It is an internationally renowned venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events within walking distance of several five star hotels. During its 41-year history it has been the host of several international conferences, seminars, exhibitions and summits.
3. Your next stop is the Nairobi railway museum which has a rich history of 1800th century railway construction.

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi railway station. Containing exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is operated by Kenya Railways. The museum has maintained its rail connection. This allows for the efficient movement of museum exhibits for maintenance and placing items in the collection. The three operational steam locomotives are stored securely under cover within the main railway works. Visitors must request an appointment to view them. They are used occasionally on tourist excursions within the metro Nairobi area and to Naivasha and Konza. In addition, one of these locomotives was used in the 1985 movie, Out of Africa. The museum’s collection also includes early diesel locomotives and passenger coaches.
4….You will later proceed to the famous Uhuru park which is a historic park for both recreation and government public functions
5……Proceed to parliament building, first Kenya president mausoleum.
6……You finalize the tour at the Jeejanjee park ……….End of the tour guiding you back to your hotel

 

 

SAMBURU NATIONAL PARK DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

SAMBURU NATIONAL PARK DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

Tour summary

Enjoy full day tour towards Mount Kenya region. This day you will enjoy panoramic views of Mt Kenya, the highest mountain in Kenya. You will proceed to Samburu national park, the park famous for (Kamunyak) the Miracle Lioness that adapted the baby Oryx making headlines around the world. Enjoy your hot lunch in any of the luxury camps in the park. Visit River Ewaso Nyiro where hundreds of hungry crocodiles waits to attack thirsty antelopes.

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Main Activity

Enjoy our complimentary hotel pick up early in the morning. After a brief introduction, you depart in a luxurious safari van for 3.5 hours’ drive through Mt Kenya Region. In a clear weather, Mt Kenya is visible from the comfort of your car. You arrive at Samburu national reserve and game drives starts immediately you enter the main gate.
The Samburu reserve is reach in wildlife with fame for abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Also referred as Samburu Special). The reserve is also popular with a minimum of 900 elephants. Large predators such as the Lion, Leopard and Cheetah are an important attraction (Kamunyak the Miracle Lioness that adapted the baby Oryx is a resident in the reserve). Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Birds of the arid northern bush country are augmented by a number of riverine forest species. Lesser Kestrel and the Taita Falcon are species of global conservation concern and they both utilize the reserve.  Five species categorized as vulnerable have recorded in the reserve. These are African Darter, Great Egret, White-headed Vulture, Martial Eagle and the Yellow-billed Ox-pecker.
After traversing through the park, enjoy your hot lunch in any of the luxury camps in the park.
Later afternoon game drives departing at around 3.30pm for journey back to Nairobi. Drop at your hotel or international airport. You have million reasons for choosing this exciting day trip.

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CRESCENT ISLAND NAIVASHA DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

CRESCENT ISLAND NAIVASHA DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

Tour summary

Enjoy this walking safari with Kenya bush expedition’s tours and travel. Crescent Island is a beautiful place hidden in the floor of the rift valley.  It is surrounded by the beautiful lake Naivasha, the home to hundreds of hippopotamus. After 1.5 hours’ drive from Nairobi, you are welcomed at the crescent island by friendly guides.

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Main Activity

This will be a wonderful day for you. Our driver will pick you early in the morning from your city hotel. After a brief introduction, you will drive for 1.5 hours to Crescent Island with a stop at the Great Rift Valley view point for photography. A speed boat is waiting for you for ferrying to the island. There are thousands of Birds to watch, animal grazing by the banks of the lake, and snoring heads of   huge hippopotamus. The pilot is knowledgeable and acting as your guide in the lake. After 30 minutes of ride, you arrive at the island and welcomed by the friendly guides. They will guide you through the island and show you animals and vegetation.
From the top of the hill there is a 360 degree view across the Lake from Longonot to Hell’s Gate to the Mau Escarpment to Eburu and onto the Aberdares.
There are more animals per acre than any other Kenyan Park, hence many film companies have been to the Island to film the herds of Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Zebra and Gazelle. We are not fenced to allow the wildlife on the mainland to come in as they lose their habitat to development and the ever increasing population. Hippo graze all over us at night then sleep under the acacia or rest in the water by day. The giraffe who were born on the Island return to give birth; sometimes you see three generations at a time. Hyena come to hunt at night but are not resident on the island, the many python who do live here can be seen occasionally with a kill. Groups of Buffalo come and go but they are always monitored.  You will enjoy your packed lunch in the park.
After 4 hours in the island, the boat will come to pick you to the main land. You will set off for Nairobi with a lot of memories.

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Full day hells gate National park tour

Full day hells gate National park tour

Tour summary

Enjoy one and half hour drive from the bustle of the city, through the green land of the Great Rift Valley to hells gate national park. This is a park with exciting sites of ancient earth formation activities. With professional guides ready to guide you through the gorges, you have all the reasons to join this tour

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Main activity

The tour begins with a free pick up from your Nairobi Hotel. Our guide is ready for introduction and briefing of the tour. You are provided with a comfortable van and the friendly driver will power on the ac of the car to make sure you enjoy the ride. You will stop at the Great Rift Valley view point for photographing. You proceed for another forty minutes’ drive to the main gate where the friendly rangers issues you with the entry tickets.

Hells Gate National park is the only park in Kenya where you can drive ,walk, do some cycling and rock climbing within the park The park provides a variety of wildlife, unusual flora and many species of birds and is one of the only two Kenyan Parks where climbing, walking and biking are allowed.

The park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeyer vultures. Over 103 species of birds have been recorded in this park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles.
You will walk with the guides to the gouges for two hours visiting important sites like the devils kitchen and bedroom. Enjoy your snacks and cold drinks in the park.
Later drive slowly near the geothermal hot springs and you will be amazed by the wonders of the nature. Later drive out of the park and start your journey to Nairobi. Drop to your city hotel,

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LAKE BOGORIA FLAMINGOS FULL DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

LAKE BOGORIA FLAMINGOS FULL DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI

Tours summary

Kenya bush expedition’s tours and travel is delighted to offer birds watching lovers this tour to the flamingos. Lake Bogoria is the best place for birds watching and filming. The lake is alkaline, feeding blue-green algae which in turn feed flamingoes.

The reserve has a herd of the relatively uncommon Greater Kudu. Other large mammals include buffalo, zebra, cheetah, baboon, warthog, caracal, spotted hyena, impala and dik dik.

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Main Activity

Enjoy complimentary hotel pick up from any Nairobi hotel. After a brief introduction, enjoy your ride in an air conditioned mini Van for 3.5 hours. Your arrival is welcomed by thousands of birds hovering above the lake. You will leave the car behind for a walking tour around the lake. The lake is alkaline, feeding blue-green algae which in turn feed flamingoes. At times the number of flamingoes feeding in the lake may be as high as two million. Raptors such as tawny eagles prey on the flamingoes. In total, 135 species of bird have been recorded. They include little grebe, pratincole, swift, little bee-eater, cape wigeon, yellow-billed stork, African spoonbill, augur buzzard, gabar goshawk, water dikkop, great tit, starling, hornbill and crombec. The reserve has a herd of the relatively uncommon Greater Kudu. Other large mammals include buffalo, zebra, cheetah, baboon, warthog, caracal, spotted hyena, impala and dik dik.
After more than 3 hours in the lake you will head back to Nairobi with a stop for late lunch at the nearby resort.

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Affordable Safari Kenya

Affordable Safari Kenya

Who said you need a lot of money to plan your safari?  Try us today for the best backpacker’s price!

At Kenya Bush Expeditions we offer affordable safari in kenya. A full luxury experience that will leave space for more activities and fun.

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Affrodable Safari Kenya

Affordable Safari Kenya11 days and 10 nights backpacking safari

Cost per person: 75$ per person per day (4 People minimum)

Cost per person: 98$ per person per day (2 people minimum)

Number of days: 11 days backpacking safari

Number of nights: 10 nights

Where to visit:

Accommodation type: camping with professional chef

What to carry: camping gear and back bags

Cost includes;

  • Camping fee
  • Camping tents and beddings
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on safari
  • Transport in luxurious tour van
  • Services of an English speaking guide

Cost excludes: 

  • National park entry fees (valid for 24 hrs.’)
  • International flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and drinks of leisure
  • Lunch and dinner in Nairobi and Mombasa

Main program:

Day 1

Our driver will pick you from the international airport with a sign board bearing your names. After brief introduction, you will be escorted to the car and drop at the Nairobi guest house. The room has hot shower, TVs set and a comfortable bed. The day will be spent on own leisure.

Day 2

Our driver will pick you from the hotel early in the morning for Maasai Mara trip. You stop at Narok town for lunch and refreshments. You arrive at your campsite at 2.30pm. The driver will set your camping tent and off load any other camping material. Relax then afternoon game drives. Return for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

This is your full day in Maasai Mara national reserve. Your chef will pack snacks and soft drinks for you. Spot the big five, lion, rhino, cheetah, buffalo, Elephants and many other animals. Return in the afternoon for dinner and overnight.

Day 4

You will wake up early in the morning headed to Nakuru national park with one or two stops on the way. Your lunch is on the way. Arrive at your camp and set your camping gear. Afternoon relaxation and later for Nakuru national park game drives.  Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

You will wake up early in the morning headed to Amboseli national park with one or two stops on the way. Your lunch is on the way. Arrive at your campsite at around 3pm and set your camping tents. Relax then proceed to the afternoon game drives at the Amboseli national park. If the weather permits, great views of Mt Kilimanjaro awaits you. Spot the biggest herds of Elephants in this park.

Day 6

Full day in the Amboseli national park. You wake early in the morning for your breakfast. Great views of Mt kilimanjaro awaits you as step out of your room. Driver will pick your group for game drives as great herds of Elephants awaits you. You return to your camp site for late lunch and afternoon relaxation.

Day 7

Depart after breakfast for Tsavo east national park. A stop for lunch and refreshments on the way is good for you. Arrive at your camp for afternoon relaxation. Game drives at this famous and the biggest national park starts at 4.15pm. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8.

Depart after breakfast dropping you at Tulia house Mombasa at lunch time. Your tents are set and the warm weather needs you in light clothing. Have your lunch at own cost. Afternoon you are free for beach tour

Day 9,10,11

These are free days for your own movements. Enjoy the beach and historical sites like fort Jesus.

Depart on the last day to the airport.

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