15 Days Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro Tour
Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve
Pick up from your hotel or airport and drive to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Lunch at the Camp/lodge. Afternoon game drive through the reserve to this endless reserve of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills where pride of Lions, Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and numerous plain animals are in abundance. Return for dinner at Rhino Camp and relax in comfort.
Day 2/3: Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Warrior Dance Morning game viewing with a long drive to the Mara River where you will be able to view Hippos and Crocodiles. After lunch, proceed for an afternoon game drive viewing. All meals and overnight at Rhino Camp
Day 4: Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru National Park
Morning game drive, then return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Nakuru with lunch enroute. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake and is home to the Greater and Lesser Flamingos. At times you may see a lion crawling on the waters edge, or if you are a bird lover you will spot different bird species. Dinner and overnight at a Golden Budget hotel.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park - Lake Naivasha
Early breakfast, then proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park. Game drive untills 10.00AM. Drive south along this scenic valley to Lake Naivasha. This is one of the Rift Valley's fresh water Lakes with different ecology from that of the Soda Lakes. It is also home to a large variety of bird species. After lunch drive to Crater Lake which offers an evocative step back in time - to a bygone era of elegance and romance, in a wilderness untouched by the modern world with a private game sanctuary at a homely environment. Crater Lake offers classic escapes including painting, astrology, as well as ornithological outings to what must be one of the most beautiful small Lakes in creation. All meals and overnight at Tapher guest house
Optional activities at lake Naivasha are boat ride to view hippo and a wealth of bird life, fishing - both sport and commercial fishing.
Day 6: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli National Park
Depart early in the morning towards Amboseli via Nairobi, Lunch at the Camp/Lodge followed by afternoon game drive. Amboseli is famous for its unforgettable views of Kilimanjaro, and a relaxed abundant population of elephants as well as prolific bird life. All meals and overnight at the Kimana Camp or similar
Day 7/8: Amboseli National Park
Morning and afternoon game drives where Mount Kilimanjaro background offers a good photographic scenery with herds of Elephants and other animals on the background. All meals and overnight at the Kimana Camp or similar
Day 9: Amboseli-Namanga-Arusha -Manyara
Early morning breakfast, after which start a morning game drive enroute as you exit the park. Continue to Namanga border. Exchange vehicles at Namanga Border and proceed to Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel. After lunch proceed to Lake Manyara. Afternoon games drive around the lake. Dinner and overnight at –Lake Manyara Trisha Camp
Day 10: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park (Ndutu area)
After the breakfast check out the Lodge or luxury tented camp and depart to Serengeti. On this day you will have your picnic lunch at the border between Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation area, while taking your lunch our driver guide will proceed your park fees for the days you will be in Serengeti, thereafter you will proceed on to Serengeti and in the next 1 hour you arrive in the Park, on arrival proceed for the late afternoon game drive until 1830hrs when you return to the Lodge or camp for dinner and overnight at Serenora camp
Day 11/12: Serengeti (Ndutu)
A full day in Serengeti, morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Serenora camp Serengeti is easily Tanzania’s most famous national park, and it’s also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometers of protected area that borders Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Park. It is the Migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat. Join us to explore the different forms of vegetation and landscapes of the Serengeti ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating inhabitants.
Day 13: Serengeti - Ngorongoro conservation area
Breakfast at leisure then view game as you drive to Ngorongoro conservation area for overnight stay at Ngorongoro Wilderness Camp or similar.
Day 14: Ngorongoro crater - Tarangire National park
Early morning breakfast leave with picnic lunch for a full day crater tour. You will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle, explore the crater before ascending and proceeding to Tarangire River Camp or similar for dinner and overnight stay. The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main draw card for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home of Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity, and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons
Day 15: Tarangire National park - Arusha
Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives at Tarangire National park - return to the camp for lunch - drive to Arusha to arrive by 1600hrs where the safari ends
- Park entrance fee.
- Full board accommodation on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a 4WD Safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Beverages/soft drinks
- Tips to porters and driver
- items of personal nature