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from  $4,780
Inclusions:
  • bullet Hotel/Game Lodge/Tented Camp
  • bullet 11 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches & 9 Dinners
  • bullet Transfer from Airport
  • bullet 4X4 Safari Vehicle-Game Drives
  • bullet English Speaking Driver/Guide
  • bullet Game Drives
  • bullet Game Walks
  • bullet Entrance Fees Included
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from  $4,780
Inclusions:
  • bullet Hotel/Game Lodge/Tented Camp
  • bullet 11 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches & 9 Dinners
  • bullet Transfer from Airport
  • bullet 4X4 Safari Vehicle-Game Drives
  • bullet English Speaking Driver/Guide
  • bullet Game Drives
  • bullet Game Walks
  • bullet Entrance Fees Included
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Trip Summary

Group Size: 2 - 7 passengers
Departs: Weekly on Tuesdays
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Experience the highlights of East Africa on this all-encompassing small group adventure to Kenya and Tanzania by road. Visit the spectacular Serengeti National Park with its incredible game viewing opportunities, the world famous Masai Mara and its seasonal annual migration, the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater and Amboseli National Park standing in the shadow of Africa’s highest mountain - Mt Kilimanjaro. Enjoy twelve days of wildlife and culture on this scheduled small group departure with a maximum of seven passengers per vehicle.

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  • 20 May 17 - 22 May 17 $4,780 $4,878
  • 23 May 17 - 05 Jun 17 $5,225 $5,515
  • 06 Jun 17 $5,225 $5,515
  • 07 Jun 17 - 26 Jun 17 $5,225 $5,515
  • 27 Jun 17 - 17 Jul 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 18 Jul 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 19 Jul 17 - 31 Jul 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 01 Aug 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 02 Aug 17 - 14 Aug 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 15 Aug 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 16 Aug 17 - 21 Aug 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 22 Aug 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 23 Aug 17 - 30 Oct 17 $5,755 $6,145
  • 31 Oct 17 - 05 Dec 17 $5,080 $5,835
Disclaimer:

Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included. On day of departure we recommend booking flights around 16h00 from Nairobi.

SPECIAL OFFER: The discount has been applied to the website pricing, on selected dates in November and December. This special offer is valid for all new bookings made in May and June 2017.

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Tanzania, Kenya, Victoria Falls and South Africa, absolutely AMAZING!

We booked and chose our African experience through our local travel agent. After perusing all the booklets and catalogues available on Africa, Bench International had by far the more comprehensive trips and covered exactly what we were looking for. They covered a variety of levels of accommodation, sights and tour sizes. We were looking for small group, personalised safari's staying in secure accommodation along with a self-drive garden route finish within our budget. Bench put together the most amazing 5 weeks of our lives in August/September this year, covering our total wish list and more. They then provided ALL the information possible in a travel booklet including our itinerary, country information, approximately what amount of money we would require,tipping advice etc that we used like a bible on a daily basis.
We started our trip in Arusha where we arrived at lunch time and had the afternoon to spare. Our Bench advisor 'Charles' who met at us our Hotel after being collected from the airport by our first tour guide 'Edwin', advised us not to leave the secured grounds of our accommodation. At our disappointment of being stuck in a room all afternoon (after 5 flights from Australia over the previous 2 days) Charles went over and beyond our expectations and arranged for a friend to come and collect us and take us for a 31/2 hour walk through Arusha and experience the local people and markets, then onto the local Tanzanite museum. We felt very secure in his company and had the most amazing insight into this city that would otherwise never have been available to us. The next morning 'Edwin' began our 7 day, Tanzanian part of the '12 day Highlights of East Africa' tour including Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti N/P & Lake Manyara N/P. Bench matched us perfectly with another couple of similar age and personality to make our small group tour extremely enjoyable - and found us new life long friends. Edwin had over 10 years experience as a tour guide and was extremely knowledgeable and could not do enough for us before leaving us at the Kenyan border for 'Freddie' our next very experienced tour guide. Freddie took us on to Amboseli N/P, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru & Nairobi. By the time Freddie completed our Highlights of East Africa tour, we had seen ALL of the Big 5, some several times over! This included a Lioness killing a Warthog, Leopard attack on Gazelle, mating Rhino's & Lions, many Elephants and Buffalo on a daily basis - ALL at very close range. AMAZING! From here we flew to Zimbabwe for 4 days at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. We are so glad Bench offered the extra optional activities of a Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls & the Zambezi River which gives a whole different appreciation of this landscape from the sky; Elephant Back Safari and Lion encounter which gave us very personal time learning about these amazing animals and walking/riding with them through their natural environment and not in caged areas. From here we flew to Cape Town and on our own began a 12 day self-drive Garden Route trip. With a suggestion list from Bench we explored Cape Town, the Winelands and the garden route up to Port Elizabeth. Our hire car & accommodation once again was perfectly arranged to our taste and budget.
During our trip we stayed in top hotels, tented lodges and on a coffee farm. All this accommodation was immaculate, well presented and many provided 3 meals a day including a packed lunch box on the days we were on Safari drives. At no time on our tour did we feel unsecure as our guides were local people with great local knowledge. Everything went perfectly to plan with our very experienced tour guides Edwin and Freddie offering over and above what we expected. We would highly recommend Bench International to anyone and if we were ever to return to these beautiful countries would never travel with anyone else. Thank you Bench and your tour staff for a once in a lifetime most amazing holiday to Africa.
Rob & Carleen Hargreaves, Queensland

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