Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Israel Transportation
  2. 2 Kenya Safari Tour Operator Recommendations
  3. 3 Trip Report Chaos in the old Medina-Marrakech
  4. 4 upcoming Africa trip ... gift ideas needed?
  5. 5 Free walking tours Medina Marrakech ???
  6. 6 Trip Report Glorious Return to South Africa--Two Weeks in October
  7. 7 Trip Report Morocco Trip Report
  8. 8 Has Anyone Been to Sudan...?
  9. 9 North African Tips for a First Timer
  10. 10 Morocco help
  11. 11 First trip to Africa
  12. 12 Morocco 6 days Itinerary..Need Help
  13. 13 Trip Report 3 day desert tour: Marrakech to Merzouga
  14. 14 Driving Distance from Kalahari Tented Camp to Western Etosha NP
  15. 15 IRAN
  16. 16 Money in Uganda
  17. 17 Uganda Visa
  18. 18 accomodation near Mata Mata Border post
  19. 19 Egypt- Dec Itinerary-help needed
  20. 20 Private Guide for Cairo
  21. 21 Egypt - Need Help!
  22. 22 Attractions in Cairo and around
  23. 23 CASABLANCA for 1 Day
  24. 24 Trip report about self-driving in Northern Namibia for 2 weeks in May 2014
  25. 25 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
View next 25 » Back to the top

Best African safari destination – in addition to Masai Mara Conservancy?

Jump to last reply

I am travelling to Africa for four months and had intended on taking a safari in Tanzania at the end of July for 7 days:

2 days Central Serengeti (Kati Kati Tented Camp);
2 days Northern Serengeti (Tingitana North Serengeti Tented Camp)
1 day Tarangire
1 day Ngorongoro Crater
1 day Lake Eyasi.

I got an offer on the Mahali Mzuri Motorogi Conservancy Masai Mara at end of June, which looks really nice so booked in there for 3 nights (28 June to 1 July). I am now unsure as to whether to continue with my Serengeti safari, or to add on a couple of days safari in the Masai Mara on 1 and 2 July, and a couple of days in one of my other locations (Zambia/Zimbabwe/SA/Namibia/Botswana). I will be visiting the Okavango Delta either way. I would be hitting the Serengeti mid – late July, which seems like the ideal time for the migration. If I do the Tanzania safari, I may climb Mount Meru and visit Zanzibar also vs. not – I will spend longer in my other destinations, and will probably do the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda (I plan to visit Rwanda either way).

Essentially, I want to leave Africa after four months, having really experienced the safari experience and optimized my chances at the best wildlife viewing. The safari in Tanzania is working out at €2,500 so will take a chunk of my limited budget, which is fine……if it is worth it!

I would be grateful for any advice.

Many thanks

12 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement