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This safari allows you to have more time in the parks and less travel time between game parks. It’s both thrilling and exceptional. You get the first hand knowledge of the experienced destination guides who are stationed to the camps and lodges in this program.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to Kenya Kenya & Tanzania Tanzania
  • This tour starts and ends in Nairobi (Kenya) - Getting there & away
  • You'll visit Samburu NR, Aberdare NP, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara NR, Amboseli NP, Lake Manyara NP, Serengeti NP & Ngorongoro
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Accommodation & Meals (If fully booked, a comparable accommodation will be suggested)

  • Day 1-2:Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR (All meals included)
  • Day 3:Ark LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Aberdare NP (All meals included)
  • Day 4:Sarova Lion HillLuxury lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP (All meals included)
  • Day 5-6:Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Masai Mara NR (All meals included)
  • Day 7-8:Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP (All meals included)
  • Day 9:Kirurumu Tented LodgeMid-range tented camp located inside Lake Manyara NP (All meals included)
  • Day 10-11:Serengeti Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Serengeti NP (All meals included)
  • Day 12-13:Ngorongoro Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Ngorongoro (All meals included)
  • Day 14:End of tour (no accommodation)Breakfast & lunch included

Arrival

  • You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

Day 1: Samburu Trip

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the north rugged semi desert region arriving in time for lunch at lodge. Lake afternoon game drive inside the park. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
Meal plan: {L, D}.

  • Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 2: Samburu tour

Early Morning and late afternoon game drive inside the park search for the stars of samburu rarely found elsewhere like the reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx, gerenuk. In between meals optional visit to samburu villages. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 3: Aberdares trip

Breakfast and depart for Aberdares at the shoulders of mount Kenya arriving for lunch at Aberdare Country Club/Similar. Afternoon transfer for dinner and overnight at Ark Lodge/Similar. Game viewing at the floodlit waterhole and saltlick.
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Aberdare National Park
  • Accommodation: Ark LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Aberdare NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 4: Lake nakuru

Breakfast at Aberdares and depart for Lake Nakuru, which is an armchair in the Rift Valley Lakes stopping at the Thomson Falls to arrive Nakuru for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Accommodation: Sarova Lion HillLuxury lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 5: Masai Mara

Breakfast at lodge in Nakuru and depart for Masai Mara crossing the loita plains arriving Mara in time for lunch. Late afternoon game drive inside the park. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 6: Masai mara

Breakfast and leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park. Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 7: Amboseli safari

Depart Mara after breakfast and proceed to Nairobi for lunch. After lunch drive to Amboseli at the foothills of snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa ’s highest peak. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 8 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 8: Amboseli safari

Breakfast and proceed for a full day of game viewing drive inside the park. Amboseli is a photogenic Park and hosts great number of game including the lion, elephant and the splendid cheetah. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 9: Lake Manyara

Morning breakfast and proceed for Namanga Border town, Crossover to Tanzania arriving Arusha at 1200hrs, Lunch at Arusha Impala Hotel. After lunch proceed to Lake Manyara, Game viewing en route for dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Accommodation: Kirurumu Tented LodgeMid-range tented camp located inside Lake Manyara NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 10: Serengeti tour

After breakfast, leave Lake Manyara for Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge, with Game drive and Picnic Lunch enroute. The park covers 12,944km2 of open plains making it one of the largest in the world. The rocky outcrops commonly known as ‘kopjes’ in the eastern part of the park are of scenic beauty and occasionally cats can be seen lazing on them. The park contains vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and other antelopes. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 4 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 11: Serengeti tour

After breakfast take a packed lunch with you and continue with game viewing on Serengeti Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After lunch have a rest for one hr, then proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Aprox 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass/ water which is the source of food for the millions of Animals in this South Area. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 12: Ngorongoro

Breakfast at around 0900am. The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Afternoon Game drive and Picnic Lunch en route for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 13: Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast take a Picnic lunch with you descend 670m into the crater floor for game viewing, breaking for lunch at the Lerai picnic site. The crater is 14.5km. wide and is home to all the big five and hence the same may be seen. Hippos, cheetah, antelopes and the spotted hyena are other species commonly seen as well as flamingos on the crater lakes. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 14: Nairobi city

After breakfast, depart for Arusha arriving for early lunch and board 0200pm shuttle back to Nairobi. Arriving Nairobi at 1830hrs. We pick you for transfer to Jomo Kenya International Airport for your flight out.
Approx Transit time: 10 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L}.



Price Per person Sharing US$ 3980

The package includes:
1. Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
2. All meals as provided in the itinerary.
3. Transportation in a chauffeur driven minivan with pop-up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
4. Services of an English speaking tour/guide driver
5. Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
 

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