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.
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.
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
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.
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.
At 0800hrs after breakfast, drive back to Mwanza for a drop off at airport for your next travels.
- Park fees
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water on all days
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Alcohol drinks
Kindly take note of the following:
Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy
The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary
On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.
Other Safari Important Notes
All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.
The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.
- INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
- YELLOW FEVER
It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
- COMBO TRIP
Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.