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Spending time with the Big 5 and the Great Wildebeest Migration in Maasai Mara and the Serengeti National Park and touch every Iconic destination in Tanzania and Kenya including the 8th World Wonder; the Ngorongoro Crater with a thrilling view of Mt Kilimanjaro
Itinerary In Brief
DAY 1
Transfer
Transfer from Nairobi Airport
ibis Styles Nairobi Westlands
HB - Breakfast and Dinner
DAY 2
Nairobi - Samburu
Half Day Samburu Game Drive
Ashnil Samburu Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 3
Full Day Samburu
Full Day Samburu Game Drive
Ashnil Samburu Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 4
Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru
Lake Nakuru Game Drive
Lake Nakuru Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 5
Lake Naivasha
Lake Naivasha Activities
Lake Naivasha Simba lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 6
Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara
Drive to Maasai Mara Game Drive For Game Drive
Mara Simba lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 7
Maasai Mara Full Day Game Drive
Full Day Maasai Mara Game Drive
Mara Simba lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 8
Maasai Mara
Full Day Maasai Mara Game drive 2
Mara Simba lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 9
Maasai Mara - Serengeti North
Serengeti North Game Drive
Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 10
Serengeti North Game Drive
Full Day Serengeti North Game Drive
Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 11
Serengeti North - Serengeti Central
Serengeti Central Game Drive
ThornTree Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 12
Full Day Serengeti Central
Full Day Serengeti Central Game Drive
ThornTree Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 13
Serengeti Central - Ngorongoro
Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 14
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
Enter Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 15
Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara Game Drive
Maramboi Tented Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 16
Tarangire National Park - Arusha
Tarangire Game Drive
Moivaro Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 17
Arusha - Amboseli National Park
Transfer to Namanga
Amboseli National Park game drive
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 18
Transfer

Day By Day Details

Day 1: Transfer
You will be picked up from the Airport by your guide and transferred to your Nairobi Accommodation for overnight and prepare for your adventurous safari.
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Transfer from Nairobi Airport



Day 2: Nairobi - Samburu
After breakfast, proceed to Samburu for a thrilling game drive with astonishing views on the way.

On Your Half Day Samburu Game Drive
Heading out on a game drive in the semi-arid park that showcases the unique wildlife that Samburu is home to. In addition to more 'conventional' safari animal sightings, you'll also have the chance to spot the Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, long-necked Gerenuk and Grevy's Zebra - t...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Half Day Samburu Game Drive



Day 3: Full Day Samburu
Explore Samburu with a full day game drive.

On Your Full Day Samburu Game Drive
You'll have a full day to explore the park in search of its rarer inhabitants as well as the likes of leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetahs, antelopes, and more. While Samburu is smaller than other Kenyan parks and reserves, its diverse wildlife tend to cluster closer together near the life-giving Ewaso...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Full Day Samburu Game Drive



Day 4: Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, proceed to lake Nakuru for a thrilling game drive with a great chance of spotting Pink Flamingos.

On Your Lake Nakuru Game Drive
Proceed to lake Nakuru famous for its stunning flocks of the lesser flamingoes which literally turns the lake pink. Lunch enroute arriving for afternoon game drive where animals expected to be seen Includes Thompson's and Grant's Gazelle, the rare long eared leaf-nosed bat, Columbus monkey, Rock Hy...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Nakuru Game Drive



Day 5: Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, proceed to Lake Naivasha for a chance to take a guided boat tour and visiting Crescent Island.

On Your Lake Naivasha Activities
You’ll arrive in time for lunch at your lodge with a spectacular view of the Lake. You will have an opportunity to see the vast wildlife at the shores of the lake with a guided boat tour.

Visiting the Crescent Island with an opportunity to walk among the herbivorous calling Lake Naivasha home s...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Naivasha Activities



Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara
After breakfast, proceed to the Famous Maasai Mara to explore the wildebeest migration in action.

On Your Drive to Maasai Mara Game Drive For Game Drive
Proceed to the world famous Masai Mara game Reserve considered a "must see" for any visitor traveling on safari in Kenya reason being its graced by a wide variety of unique and exquisite wild life and birds. Its home to the richest concentration of wildlife, including the "Big Five"(e...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Drive to Maasai Mara Game Drive For Game Drive



Day 7: Maasai Mara Full Day Game Drive
Explore the Maasai Mara with a full day game drive.

On Your Full Day Maasai Mara Game Drive

Waking up with a lifetime sunrise game drive with a great chance of spotting preditors on a hunt. Returning back for late breakfast and heading to the heart of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve exploring the vast grassland plains are scattered with herds of Zebra, Giraffe, Gazelle, and Topi while in s...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Full Day Maasai Mara Game Drive



Day 8: Maasai Mara
Explore Maasai Mara with a Second Full Day Game drive.

On Your Full Day Maasai Mara Game drive 2
Since the movements of the Wildebeest Migration can be unpredictable, we've budgeted for an extra day here in the Maasai Mara to increase your chances of witnessing the famous river crossing.

Each year the entire herd must attempt the treacherous crossing of the Mara River, where they contend no...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Full Day Maasai Mara Game drive 2



Day 9: Maasai Mara - Serengeti North
Transfer from Maasai mara to Serengeti through Isebania Border, Where you will be picked up by our Tanzania guide/Driver and proceed to Serengeti North for Overnight.

On Your Serengeti North Game Drive

The North area is a broad valley of sparse woodland and open savannah, ensuring a large resident population of lions, leopards, and elephants throughout the year. Kopje (small hills) are also a prominent feature of the area, which is bordered to the east by forested hills where the majority of te...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Serengeti North Game Drive



Day 10: Serengeti North Game Drive
Explore the Serengeti North with a full day game drive with a great chance of exploring the wildebeest migration.

On Your Full Day Serengeti North Game Drive

The North Hills are covered in large acacia trees which support large amounts of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, and the carnivores that prey on them. It's a fascinating opportunity to see a large number of Africa's most iconic animals in a relatively small amount of time.



Fr...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Full Day Serengeti North Game Drive



Day 11: Serengeti North - Serengeti Central
After breakfast you will proceed with a Serengeti North Game drive and after the astonishing game drive continue to Serengeti Central for Overnight

On Your Serengeti Central Game Drive

Exploring the Serengeti well known for its abundant resident wildlife, with lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo all present. They share the park with cheetah, Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, topi, eland, waterbuck, hyena, baboon, impala, African wild dog and giraffe to name a few.



The p...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Serengeti Central Game Drive



Day 12: Full Day Serengeti Central
Explore the wildcats of the Serengeti National Park with a full day game drive.

On Your Full Day Serengeti Central Game Drive

Be one of only a few fortunate people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement). Floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Full Day Serengeti Central Game Drive



Day 13: Serengeti Central - Ngorongoro
Explore the Serengeti Central with a Morning Game Drive. Return to your accommodation for late breakfast and proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a Game Drive along the way.

On Your Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
Start your day with an unforgettable sunrise game drive across the Serengeti. See the sun set fire to the savannah as predators such as leopards and lions hunt for their morning meal.

Alternatively, you may wish to take to the skies with a sunrise hot air balloon safari and champagne breakfast. A...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro



Day 14: Ngorongoro Crater
You will proceed to the Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast. After a thrilling game drive with picnic lunch at the famous hippo pool.

On Your Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

A home to one of the densest mammal populations in the world, the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the best places to see the Big Five (African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and Rhinoceros). Other animals like gazelle, wildebeests, zebras, cheetahs, golden jackals, and topi ar...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
  • Enter Ngorongoro Conservation Area



Day 15: Lake Manyara
After breakfast proceed to lake Manyara for a thrilling game drive.

On Your Lake Manyara Game Drive

From the entrance gate, the road winds through an expanse of lush jungle-like groundwater forest where hundred-strong baboon troops lounge nonchalantly along the roadside, blue monkeys scamper nimbly between the ancient mahogany trees, dainty bushbuck tread warily through the shadows, and outsize...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Manyara Game Drive



Day 16: Tarangire National Park - Arusha
After breakfast, proceed to Tarangire National Park for a thrilling final game drive before proceeding to Arusha.

On Your Tarangire Game Drive

Entering the park you will realize without doubt, the most impressive feature of Tarangire is the park’s elephant migration, when huge herds push through to Tarangire’s river system and swamps during the dry season. Due to the astonishing abundance of elephant in the park, this truly is a spe...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Tarangire Game Drive



Day 17: Arusha - Amboseli National Park
After breakfast proceed to Namanga boarder where you will cross to Kenya and proceed to Amboseli National Park with a Thrilling view of Mt Kilimanjaro.

On Your Amboseli National Park game drive

Exploring the second most popular game viewing destination in Kenya most famous for its elephant population, where herds of up to 100 can be found drinking at one of the swampy springs that filter up through the rock from an endless underground water supply directly from Kilimanjaro’s ice cap w...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Transfer to Namanga
  • Amboseli National Park game drive



Day 18: Transfer
Transfer to Nairobi for your Flight.
DAY ACTIVITIES

Itinerary Accommodations

ibis Styles Nairobi Westlands Day 1

ibis Styles is about creativity, good humor and fun. Each hotel is decorated around a theme. And when it comes to choosing an idea, the sky is the limit! Alice in Wonderland, a farm in the middle of Paris, a journey through the history of aviation… you name it, and there is an ibis styles built around it. ibis Styles hotels also offer great bedding comfort, Wifi and even Family Suites for tribes of up to four people. Welcome to the most stylish economy hotel brand!


Ashnil Samburu Camp Day 2 - 3

Ashnil Samburu Camp is a luxury tented set in the spectacular backdrop drop of the Mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting Ewaso Nyiro River. The 30 exclusive luxury Tents are spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of doum Palms.

It features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun lounges, a garden and a Lounge bar offering views of the African savannah. Each tent features a decked Terrance with views of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The restaurant offers views of the river and serves a variety of menus comprising of Oriental, traditional and international cuisines. A range of activities are available on request and comprise of game drives, nature Walks and a cultural visit to the samburu village, bush meals like bush lunch/dinner and sundowners.


Lake Nakuru Lodge Day 4

Lake Nakuru Lodge is a beautiful eco-lodge situated inside Lake Nakuru National Park boasting unobstructed views of the lake and wildlife.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Nakuru! It offers accommodation with free WiFi, seating area and flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom with bath and free toiletries in each unit, along with a hair dryer. A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the property. There is an in-house restaurant, which serves a variety of Indian, African and American dishes and also offers dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarian options. The lodge offers an outdoor pool as well as a garden where guests can relax.


Lake Naivasha Simba lodge Day 5

Lake Naivasha Simba lodge is an enchanting setting where contemporary comfort blends stylishly with nature to offer an environment where guests can refresh their senses, rekindle their love of travel and reconnect with the world around them.

Each room is blissfully private; you can sit on your balcony and watch our resident wildlife, take a nap and wake up to stunning bush views. Cocoon yourself in this exclusive hideaway and let your heart start to beat to the rhythm of africa.


Mara Simba lodge Day 6 - 8

Whether you want a boost of rejuvenation or simply escape for the weekend to unwind, check into Mara Simba lodge to achieve your wellness goals.

Indulge in exceptional culinary experiences and entertain yourself at the bar, revive yourself as you surrender to the pleasures of life at this truly alluring destination.

The luxurious accommodation afford supreme privacy and luxury with 3 types of accommodations to choose from that make the most of the bush environs.Incredible and personalised game drives bring you extremely close to the fascinating Big Five. Enjoy the watch of the great migration across the Mara River between July and September every year.


Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp Day 9 - 10

Immerse yourself in nature in this bushcamp.

Mara Kati Kati is a mobile camp strategically situated in north Serengeti, ideal for exploring the extensive Serengeti plains. The camp offers comfortable accommodation together with the unique opportunity to enjoy a real safari experience on a camp. In its comfortable tents one will feel completely immersed in the surroundings and one can enjoy the rich animal life and vegetation of the area.

An original form of accommodation which resembles the old camps of the first explorers in Africa, with all the commodities of today.

Located a two hour drive along a panoramic route from the Olduvai Museum and the river Grumeti, two of the indispensable visits for all travellers to Tanzania.

The camp has been designed to cause a minimum impact on the environment. All of the infrastructure is mobile and the philosophy of the company is not to leave anything behind.


ThornTree Camp Day 11 - 12

The latest in Bougainvillea Group of Lodges’ group of camps and lodges, ThornTree Camp is a classic tented safari camp located in Seronera area of Serengeti National Park, about fifteen minutes from the Seronera airstrip and visitor’s centre. The camp is open year round; offering traditional Tanzanian hospitality and great food.

The camp is permanently based in central Serengeti, in the Seronera Valley, home to year-round wildlife due to the constant presence of water. This area is famous for spotting lion, leopard and large herds of elephant. Views from the campsite look across onto Banagi Hill and classic vistas of the Serengeti Plains.

The entire camp is powered by solar including hot water and electricity.


Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge Day 13

Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World…
A large caldera 600 meters deep, that hosts the most unique ecosystem on Earth, with 20,000 large grazing mammals and the largest concentration of predators on Earth playing a key role in the maintenance of the ecological balance.



Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically perched on the rim of this 'Garden of Eden', affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above sea level.

The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the Crater’s great bowl.


From its privileged position, all the Lodge’s 80 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views, and the open–air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers superb panoramic views of the whole Crater.

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge invites you to an unforgettable safari experience from its privileged location, both for game viewing and scenery. Ngorongoro is: 185 km from Arusha, 60 km from Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge, 145 km from Seronera Wildlife Lodge and 225 km from Lobo Wildlife Lodge.


Bougainvillea Safari Lodge Day 14

For a great place to stay –
Karibu (Welcome to)
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge!

Our aim is to provide our guests with something different - simple homey comforts at a reasonable price. We’ve created a small sanctuary on the edge of Karatu town where safari travellers can take a break from the dusty roads and enjoy fresh country cuisine, a cool garden environment and stellar Tanzanian hospitality.


Maramboi Tented Camp Day 15

Relax after a day of emotions in a luxury camp with the best views of the Great Rift Valley

Wildlife calls at the door of Maramboi Tented Camp. Zebras, giraffes, warthogs, gazelles, …. You could see them appear between the palm trees from the terrace of your exclusive tent, from the swimming pool whilst enjoying a cool drink after a walk with a Maasai guide or whilst you enjoy a delicious dinner under de stars.

Situated in the ecosystem of lake Manyara, in fields of golden vegetation, Maramboi Tented Camp brings together premium services, exclusive attentions and genuine hospitality in a spectacular scene.


Moivaro Lodge Day 16

Welcome to Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge & Estate, the lodge where you will stay in a charming atmosphere and enjoy every comfort you need.

Moivaro Lodge is situated right in the heart of beautiful, natural scenery and yet is only 7 km from the town of Arusha: an ideal spot to enjoy the impressive flora and fauna of East Africa.

At Moivaro Lodge we will ensure that you are looked after in a unique, friendly and peaceful manner, helping you to prepare for your safaris and cosseting you on your return in the evening. Our spacious thatched brick cottages are set in a lovely tropical garden, with private verandas ensuring every visitor all the privacy needed. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Meru from the comfortable veranda, go for a stroll around the Moivaro property, or laze at the pool nestling in the midst of tropical trees and coffee plants.

As a daily activity we arrange the Moivaro Village Walk. A unique opportunity to see everyday life in Tanzania and make closer contact with the local people. You can visit a local banana brewery and sample its beer; or hear the story of a local eccentric, and marvel at the tree house he fashioned for himself. A walk is typically 2 hours long and can involve a climb up Oldonyo Maas Hill for those looking for a more demanding experience.


Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Day 17

Start your Kilimanjaro safari adventure at an elegant lodge in the heart of Kenya's Amboseli National Park with uninterrupted views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is located within Amboseli National Park, which lies approximately 250 kilometers from Nairobi and close to the Tanzanian border.


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Includes and Excludes

Itinerary Includes
All Park Fees
4x4 Safari Specialised Pop Up Roof Vehicle
Professional English Speaking Guide
All Meals on Safari
Flying Doctors
Water, Coffee and Tea on Safari
All Accommodation
Prices quoted in USD per person sharing
Itinerary Excludes
Entry Visa
Travel insurance
Tips and Gratitudes
Any Sight Seeing that is not specified on the itinerary
GETTING THERE...
Fly to/from Jomo Kenyatta Airport (NBO - Check Price) in Nairobi
Fly to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO - Check Price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK - Check Price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya). If planning to explore Zanzibar, Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ - Check Price).
We Can Easily Arrange your Airport Transfers and pick you up from the airport and proceed to Safari/tour
Additional Accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged as well