Northern Parks – Grand Combo Including Mkomazi & Rubondo

Northern Parks – Grand Combo Including Mkomazi & Rubondo

(Drive In-Fly Out)

Best May/September

(Possible combination with Zanzibar)

This unique itinerary gives the visitor one of the best opportunities of viewing at close quarters the “African Big Five” at the same time experiencing first hand our closest relative, the chimpanzee within the constraints of Rubondo Island National Park in Lake Victoria.
Additionally the opportunity of viewing the rhino and African painted dogs in Mkomazi National Park provides an added bonus. Finish the trip and relax on around the shores of Lake Victoria before your final departure.

Our Program (13 Days/ 12 Nights)


Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport (pm) Collection by KKT and transport to overnight accommodation in Moshe for briefing by tour leader.


Morning departure to Mkomazi National Park. Afternoon game drive after arrival, before overnighting at park guesthouse within the park.


All day game drive in Mkomazi National Park famous for its easily accessible rhinos and packs of African painted dogs. Overnight at park guesthouse.


Early departure and drive back past Mt. Kilimanjaro in the direction of Arusha. We stop and refresh ourselves at one of the waterfalls before continuing on and overnight outside Arusha National Park.


Full day game drives spent in Arusha National Park and foothills of Mt. Meru experiencing its diverse flora and fauna around the Ngorodoto Crater and Momella Lakes. Overnight outside the park.


We departure and proceed around Arusha Town to Tarangire National Park famous for its elephants, birds and ancient giant baobab trees. We enjoy an afternoon game drive before exiting to overnight outside the park.


After breakfast we proceed to nearby Lake Manyara National Park, unique for its tree climbing lions and one of the highest densities of bird life in all of Africa around the perimeter of the lake. An afternoon departure, takes us to Karatu outside of the gate of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where we overnight.


Morning departure from Karatu to enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and proceed down into the world heritage Ngorongoro Crater, with its picturesque environment and high density of animals and birds, for a half day game drive. We exit in the afternoon and proceed to Seronera, in the central Serengeti where we overnight.


Morning departure along the western corridor of the Serengeti before exiting the park and arriving at our destination near Mwanza on the shore of Lake Victoria. We watch the sunset over Africa’s largest lake, before dinner and overnight.

DAY 10

We proceed south along the picturesque shore of Lake Victoria to arrive at Kasende, where we then transit by boat to Rubondo Island National Park. Again we watch the sunset and overnight at Rubondo Park guesthouse within the park.

DAY 11

We awake to an early morning game drive and orientation around Rubondo Island before we pay an afternoon visit to man’s closest relative, at the “Chimp Habituation Centre”. We spend the afternoon learning about and experiencing our primate “cousins” in their natural environment before returning to our accommodation and overnight.

DAY 12

Time to wind down. We proceed out on Lake Victoria for an early morning fishing safari with an opportunity to catch the Nile Perch, one of Africa’s largest fighting fish. After lunch, we have the option to relax with various lakeside activities. Overnight in Rubondo.

DAY 13

All good things come to an end. Saying goodbye, we proceed back around the lakeshore to Mwanza for our afternoon flight to Kilimanjaro airport and onward destinations.

Included – KKT Guide, full board including lunch boxes in the field, game drives, internal flights, airport transport connections and entrance fees for national parks, all as indicated within the itinerary. External flights, health/travel insurance, immigration expenses ect, covid testing and vaccinations, all personal items, beverages and staff gratuities are outside the scope of the itinerary.

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Force Majeure

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