5 Days Mwanza Serengeti Eco Safari
Mwanza Serengeti Eco Safari 5 days is a wildlife and cultural eco tour that takes you to visit and explore the City of Mwanza and its surrounding including Lake Victoria and Saa Nane Island Sanctuary, Bujora and Sukuma Cultural and museum center with an amazing tour of the great Serengeti National park. Accommodation recommended at very nice lodges goosed on bed and breakfast BB, Half board HB, and Full board basis FB.
You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
ITINERARY DESCRIPTION BY DAY
Day 1 : Arrive in Mwanza – Lake Victoria
Depart by flight for Mwanza, either from Nairobi Kenya, Dar es Salaam Tanzania, Kigali Rwanda or from Entebbe in Uganda Meet and greet at the airport in Mwanza for a pick up and transfer service to Tilapia Hotel for Dinner and overnight. Before dinner and if time allows, take a short drive around the city of Mwanza, recommended place if interest as the first day is Bugando hospital as it is on the peak to see the whole of Mwanza, the lake and its surrounding.
Day 2 : Mwanza – Saa nane Island – Bujora Museum and Cultural Center – Speke Bay
At 0800hrs after breakfast, you will be transferred to the Ferry for a boat ride to the Saa nane Island game sanctuary for a half day visit. This is a small sanctuary Island for bird life; Chimpanzee was introduced, Lion, Hyenas, Primates, and antelopes. In the afternoon at 1230hrs take a boat ride back to the mainland for lunch, and there after lunch, depart for Bujora Museum and Cultural center on your way to Speke Bay lodge.
This is the Bujora Cultural Centre and Sukuma Museum community-based organization that promotes and celebrates the traditional and contemporary arts of the Sukuma culture. The Museum provides an interactive and educational environment where Sukuma elders teach younger generation traditional history and arts, and younger generations are encouraged to develop and expand creative voices and new Sukuma artistic trends.
The Museum also provides training for those interested in learning the traditional arts of the Sukuma. The Museum is the only institution devoted to Sukuma culture and is the sole benefactor of objects from the ancient Sukuma chiefdoms and Dance societies.
Continue to Speke Bay located less than 1 km to Serengeti park, still at the shore of Lake Victoria for dinner and overnight at Speke Bay lodge
Day 3 : Full day in Serengeti Park
Depart at 0800 hrs after breakfast; depart for Serengeti National park for morning and afternoon game drives.
In two minutes you are ready in the park sporting game towards central Serengeti, and other areas where you will be able to find Wild animals. The Serengeti is probably the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world. Within its 15,000 sq km area it hosts 3 million large mammals. More than 35 species of plain animals- zebra, wildebeest, eland, giraffe, and others are found here. And so for the big five: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino. The park is the staging zones for one the most spectacular events in the natural world- the annual migration of wildebeest. This commences around June when over 1 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle head for the Maasai Mara in Kenya in search of pasture. They are followed closely by the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. The Serengeti also has over 500 species of birds, Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 4 : Second Full day game drive in Serengeti Park
After breakfast, continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national Park. OPTIONAL hot air BALLOON RIDE over Serengeti with great BUSH BREAKFAST, ADDITIONAL $489 PER PERSON will effect. As Serengeti is very large, as your game drives will depend on the move of the herds, your guide knows very well how to locate them. You will have all meals and overnight at Sop lodge or Similar, FB.
Day 5 : Return to Mwanza
At 0800hrs after breakfast, drive back to Mwanza for a drop off at airport for your next travels.
|PRICE INCLUDES||PRICE EXCLUDES|
|• Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees|
• Hotel before and after the climb,
• All Park gate fees, camping fees.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees
• Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters, and cook
• Salaries for the mountain crew.
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner,
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Water for washing up daily
• Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 32 lbs)
• Chemical Portable toilet
• Flying Doctor Service
|• Flights and airport taxes|
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine.