Safari Highlights:

  • Start/End: Nairobi/Arusha or Kilimanjaro
  • Status: Open all-year round
  • Amboseli – 2 Nights: Ol Tukai Lodge
  • Aberdares – 1 Night: The Ark Lodge
  • Samburu – 2 Nights: Samburu Intrepids Camp
  • Sweetwaters – 1 Night: Sweetwaters Tented Camp
  • Lake Naivasha – 1 Night: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
  • Maasai Mara – 3 Nights: Ashnil Mara Camp
  • Serengeti – 2 Nights: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
  • Ngorongoro – 2 Nights: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Lake Manyara – 1 Night: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Activities: Game viewing, birding, photography, cultural visit, nature walk and sight seeing

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Transfer to Amboseli

You will be picked by the driver from your Nairobi Hotel at 7a.m. and immediately head to Amboseli. You will arrive just before lunch time. Check in at the lodge, have lunch and relax before an afternoon game drive at 4p.m.

Overnight: Ol Tukai

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Amboseli – Full day

Have morning game drive (Pre-breakfast) return to the camp for breakfast. Afternoon game drive is at 4o’clock for 2 hours. The rest of the time is spent in the lodge’s facilities.

Overnight: Ol Tukai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Amboseli – Transfer to Aberdares

Have an early morning breakfast and immediately depart for Aberdares to arrive at lunch time. Lunch will be served at Aberdares Country Lodge. Later enjoy a joint game drive as you drive to The Ark lodge for dinner and overnight stay. At the lodge you will enjoy game viewing at a deck overlooking a waterhole.

Overnight: The Ark Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Aberdares – Transfer to Samburu

Have breakfast then depart for Samburu passing through the equator line to Samburu land. Arrive with a short game drive en route to the camp for lunch. After lunch, relax before a game drive at 4p.m. Samburu Park has unique residents including the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich.

Overnight: Samburu Intrepids

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Samburu – Full day

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of unique northern Kenya species such as the reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, Grevy’s zebra, and the long-necked gerenuk. Much of the reserve consists of desert landscape; dusty red plains broken by thorny scrub, featuring dramatic views of table top Mt Ol Olokwe on the horizon. All meals are taken at the camp.

Overnight: Samburu Intrepids

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Samburu – Transfer to Sweetwaters

Have breakfast at the camp and immediately depart for Sweetwaters. This is a beautiful private game reserve and home to rare species such as Beisa oryx, Rothschild’s giraffe and black rhino. Game drives here reveal the full range of African wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and hippo. Enjoy a private visit with the tame animals at the wildlife orphanage. Observe chimps at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Overnight: Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Sweetwaters – Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Have breakfast, depart for Lake Naivasha which to arrive in time for lunch. Check in at the lodge and have lunch. Afternoon will be spent with a boat ride to Crescent Island for a walk.

Overnight:  Lake Naivasha Sopa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Lake Naivasha – Transfer to Maasai Mara

Have an early breakfast then depart for Maasai Mara to arrive for lunch at the camp. After lunch then later have a game drive at 4p.m.

Overnight: Ashnil

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 & 10: Maasai Mara – Full day game drive

These 2 whole days will be spent with morning and afternoon game drives that lead one to some of Africa’s largest lion prides, herds of zebra, antelopes, buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, cheetahs, and hyenas. There will be picnic lunches on all the days. Look out for the migration.

Optional Activities: Balloon ride and visit to Maasai Village

Overnight: Ashnil

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Mara – Transfer to Serengeti (Via Isebania)
Have breakfast then depart for Serengeti passing through Isebania border. Carry packed lunch with you from the camp because you will arrive at the park past lunch hour. Have a game drive as you enter the park and later drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Serengeti – Full day game drive
This whole day, have breakfast then depart for a full-day game drive carrying packed lunch with you. Enjoy searching for wildlife in this vast savannah land. Picnic lunch will be served at lunch time.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Serengeti – Transfer to Ngorongoro
Depart for Ngorongoro after breakfast arriving before lunch time. Have a game drive en route to your lodge for lunch. After lunch relax before an afternoon game drive at the crater area.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Ngorongoro Crater – Full day

After breakfast, check out of the lodge with packed picnic lunch and depart for a tour of the crater floor, which is home to numerous plains game and the big five. Spend the day within the crater and have lunch at one of the famous picnic spots in the park. In the evening you will return to the lodge which is strategically perched on the rim of the collapsed volcano, with the most magnificent views of the crater floor.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15: Ngorongoro – Transfer to Lake Manyara

Have breakfast then head to Lake Manyara to arrive mid-morning. Drive to the lodge for lunch. Have lunch then relax before another game drive at 4p.m till 6p.m
Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16: Lake Manyara – Transfer to Arusha/Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, depart for Arusha to be dropped at your hotel or airport.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

RATES – Contact Us

Notes;-

  • Rates are per person in USD
  • Accommodation is subject to availability
  • Balloon ride rate is $450 per adult
  • Maasai village visit is $30 per person

Inclusive of;

– All government taxes/VAT
– Park entry fees including Ngorongoro Crater fees
– Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
– Drinking water during the game drives and in the rooms
– Transportation in a 4*4 Land Cruiser all with a pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
– All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
– Boat ride to Crescent Island
– Services of professional tour driver/guide (s)
– Pick up in Nairobi and drop off in Arusha/Kilimanjaro

Exclusive of;

– International flights from home and back
– Tips & porterage
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Other personal items
– Optional Activities: Hot Air Balloon ride ($450 per person), Maasai Village ($30 per person) and any other interested activity

 

Request for: 16 Days/15 Nights Extensive Kenya & Tanzania Safari