Highlights of this trip holiday include Amboseli on the Kenyan side, Arusha Ngorongoro Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Mahe Praslin/ La Digue by boat, Cousin, Curieuse & St.Pierre by Boat in the Seychelles. The Seychelles is home to some of the world's best beaches, including Anse Source d'Argent.
Mahé is the largest island, and home to 65,000 people. It has the highest mountain ranges in the Seychelles and the world's smallest capital, Victoria.
Praslin Island is second-largest island is a 15-minute plane hop from Mahé. It is most famous for the Vallée de Mai (open 8am-5.30pm), a World Heritage Site home to the distinctive coco de mer palm.
LA DIGUE ISLAND
The island's stunning beaches of silky white sand are lapped by turquoise seas. The best beach, Anse Source D'Argent, is reachable by bicycle
A speck about 6km off the west coast of Praslin, Cousine Island is owned by a South African businessman, who has embarked on an intensive conservation programme to restore it to its primal state.
Bird Island is situated about 60 miles from the main island of Mahe, and is easily reached by plane.
Safari Amboseli/ Ngorongoro / Arusha/ Dar es salaam/ Seychelles island (12 Days)
Day 1: Arrival- Arusha Arrival either in Nairobi JKIA airport orKilimanjaro and transfer to Arusha Tanzania in time for lunch. After lunch, leave for Meserani snake park for an afternoon viewing of some of the biggest snakes in Africa. Later, transfer back to Arusha for dinner and overnight at Crown hotel/ Aquiline hotel/ Impala hotel. www.hotelaquiline.com
Day 2: Amboseli Park After breakfast proceed by public shuttle bus to Amboseli park via Namanga border town. Arrive in Amboseli lodge/ tented camp in time for lunch. Afternoon, take game drives. Dinner and overnight at Kibo tented camp/ Sopa lodge. www.kibosafaricamp.com(3***)
Day 3: Amboseli Early morning game drives will reveal large variety of wildlife in the park, including some of the largest Elephant in Africa. Your Amboseli National Park tour offers you the opportunity to spot one of the extremely rare Black Rhino that live here. Dinner and overnight at Kibo tented camp/ Sopa lodge.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Area After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro conservation area for a day crater tour, arriving in time for lunch at Wildlife lodge. This visit will actually give you the highest chances of spotting the rare black rhino. The crater is 670 meters deep.
The rest of the big five may be seen. Other species encountered include cheetah, grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, the common zebra, spotted hyena and wildebeest. Flamingos may also be seen on the Crater Lake. In between tracking game, you will have a break for lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. In the evening ascend and out of the crater. Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge.http://www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/tanzania-hotel-and-lodges-lake-manyara-hotel.htm
Day 5: Ngorongoro – Arusha After breakfast, depart the Ngorongoro Conservation area for Arusha town arriving in time for dinner and overnight at Crown hotel/ Aquiline hotel/ Impala hotel. www.hotelaquiline.com
Day 6: Dar es salaam Breakfast and transfer by executive public bus (or by private means at an exta) to Dar es salaam. Arrival in time for dinner and overnight at Billys lodge.
Day 7: Seychelles Breakfast, are picked up and transferred to the airport in time for a flight to Mahe. Arrival in Mahe-Seychelles airport, are picked up by our representative and driven to Berjaya hotel/ Wharf/ Gregories hotel or similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Full Day Tour of Mahe Breakfast, are picked up by our representatives and taken for Botanical gardens. Lunch and after, visit the capital city of Seychelles, Victoria. For a taste of the islands' history, you can visit the National History Museum, or you can visit the Natural History Museum with its displays of the birds, tortoises, marine life and geology of the Seychelles. Berjaya hotel/ Wharf/ Gregories hotel or similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Full day Marine Park Breakfast and transfer by coach to the Marine Park. Excursions in this fine Marine park will be by glass bottom boat where you can view, snorkel the most spectacular marine life in the Indian ocean. Berjaya hotel/ Wharf/ Gregories hotel or similar for dinner and overnight
Day 10: Full Day Praslin/ La Digue by boat Breakfast, are picked up again for a full day of Praslin and La Digue. Transfer by boat to Praslin, a 3 hours ride. This, the second largest island with it’s 5,000 inhabitants is unique in the world, some of the plants here grow no where else within the whole world, even within the Seychelles. The island is like it’s big sister Mahe, a granite island, but somewhat less mountainous, it’s highest point being only 370 meters. Praslin gives rise to some of the most beautiful beaches within the whole of the Seychelles. A nature reserve has been created in the heart of the island, where the Coco de-Mer grows, named Valley de Mai. This reserve is open to the tourist and is an absolute must. Berjaya hotel/ Wharf/ Gregories hotel or similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Full Day Cousin, Curieuse & St.Pierre by Boat/Boat Breakfast and visit the 3 islands with snorkelling aboard a glassbottom boat. Take a guided day trip, first to Cousin Island to see this haven for seabirds and for land birds unique to Seychelles: there are an estimated quarter of a million seabirds breeding each year. Then take a boat to Curieuse island, visit the old Doctor’s House turned into a Museum, and the pen for rearing giant land tortoises. After enjoying the beauty of the mangrove forest and a beach picnic visit picturesque St.Pierre to snorkel or relax. There are no jetties, so be prepared for wet landings! Berjaya hotel/ Wharf/ Gregories hotel or similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 12: Depart
Breakfast, are picked up by coach and transferred to the airport for flight to Nairobi/ home.
transfers, return boat transfers, visit of three islands, snorkelling, lunch visit to the Botanical Garden, Victoria, Mission Lodge, Park fees, coach transfer, Glass Bottom Boat, Snorkelling, Marine Park fee, visit of Praslin (Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve), visit to l’Union Not Included: Flights, visas, tips, and all manner of personal expenditure