DAY 1: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
After breakfast, we pick you up from your hotel at 08:00AM.At 09:00hrs, we depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve via the Great Rift Valley view point to view the Escarpment. Descend the escarpment and drive to Narok-town where you will stop for lunch. After lunch proceed to Masai Mara arriving in good time for game drive en-route to your self-contain camp/
Masai Mara is famous for its black manned lions and yearly migration of wildebeests. Game viewing in the afternoon is guaranteed.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sidai Camp or Similar (Full board Accommodation)
The Masai Mara is Kenya’s arguably the most famous reserve. It’s smooth grass carpeted hills and plains dotted with flat topped acacia trees are full of rich faunal diversity, fulfilling the expectations of any visitor searching the African landscape for the BIG 5. Located west of the Great Rift Valley, Mara is a natural extension of the Serengeti plains in the neighboring Tanzania. The Mara River, the reserve’s backbone traverses north to south. This course is the natural barrier crossed each year by large migratory heard of wildebeest and zebra which march across the two parks in search of pasture, crossing en route, the crocodile infested Mara River. Coupled with ever watchful predatory cats in the midst, the annual migration is a risky affair and fraught with peril. Morning and evening game drives through the Mara reserve gives you a chance of spotting a diverse array of wildlife including elephants, giraffe, black rhino, cheetah, gazelle, buffalo, hippo, various other herbivores and bird species.
DAYS 2: MASAI MARA – WHOLE DAY
A full day spent game viewing a cross the rich savannah grassland and rolling hills. The famous Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black-manned lions, leopard and cheetah but also contains numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found here in the Mara.
All meals and overnight at Mara Sidai Camp/ or similar (Full Board Accommodation – B, L, D)
DAY 3: MASAI MARA/ NAKURU
Early morning breakfast followed by game drive en route to Lake Nakuru- a soda lake. Famously Lake Nakuru attracts vast numbers of fabulously colored pink flamingos to its shallow waters. Hippo, various animals, black rhinos, giraffe, lion, leopards and a profusion of birds are also present at the lake.
Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel golden palace hotel / or Similar (Full Board Accommodation – B, L, D)
DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU TO LAKE NAIVASHA
After breakfast, proceed for a game drive in the Rhino sanctuary which is home to a colony of about 25 white and black Rhinos. Predators are also resident in the Park. Later, we leave for Lake Naivasha Arriving late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Taphe Guest Resort (www.tapheguestresort.com).
DAY 5: LAKE NAIVASHA TO NAIROBI
After breakfast, this morning is at your leisure with the option of exploring this lake by taking a boat ride to Crescent Island for a negotiable fee at the crescent you will see some animals like giraffes hippos etc, later leave Naivasha for Nairobi.Arriving late in the afternoon.Dinner and overnight stay a hotel of your choice
DAY 6: NAIROBI – ARUSHA
Early morning breakfast , after connect shuttle bus to Arusha Arriving in the afternoon.Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel of your choice.
DAY 7: ARUSHA -LAKE MANYARA
Pick up from your hotel at 8.30am in the morning for Lake Manyara with picnic lunch arriving late afternoon. Enjoy an evening game drive in the Lake National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
DAY 8. LAKE MANYARA – NGORONGORO.
After breakfast depart for NgorongoroConservation Area. Lunch at the creater. This afternoon, you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open Savannahwhere the lions hunt for food. Dinner and overnight at the Simba A camp.
DAY 9. NGORONGORO – SERENGETI.
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years . Meals and overnight at campsite.
DAY 10: SERENGETI – TARANGIRE
Today we drive from Serengeti to Tarangire. With a permanent water source, the park is virtually guaranteed enormous herds and excellent game viewing including cheetah, lion (some tree-climbing!), leopard and hyena and a herd of 3,500 elephants. The park is also host to a number of rare species including eland, oryx, kudu and gerenuka tranquil oasis overlooking the rolling plains.Dinner and overnight at Zioni Camp
DAY 11: TARANGIRE -ARUSHA
This is the last day of our trip, leave Tarangire with an en route game drive. Leave Tarangire for Arusha Arriving late in the afternoon drop you at the airport to catch your flight back at home or extent your trip to Zanzibar
- The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide
- Full board accommodation in self-contained-tents/camps + Meals on Safari (B.L.D)
- Picnic-lunches at the Mara-River on the second day as indicated
- All the Park entrance/ conservation fees
- Transport in a safari Micro-Toyota 4×4 wheel-drive with a pop-up-roof for wildlife viewing and photography in Kenya and a land cruiser at Tanzania
- Guaranteed window/and comfortable seats
- 09 nights/ 10 days Accommodation
- Game viewing-drives as per safari program
- Bottled mineral water throughout the safari
- Return transfer to your place of staying
- Emergency flying doctors evacuation cover up to a radius of 1000-km ex-Nairobi
- All applicable taxes & government tolls
- Crater lake fee at Ngorongoro
- Shuttle bus to Arusha
- Soft drinks, juices, alcoholic and other beverages taken with lunch/dinner
- The optional visit to tribal villages e.g. visit to a Masai village $ 20 PP, its also negotiable with the Masai chief Ballon safari in the Mara $ 425 pp-bookable before departure.
- Tip to driver/guide
- Hotel in Arusha