KENYA & TANZANIA COMBINED
SAFARIS, TOURS & TRIPS
010: 10 Days Nairobi | Lake
Nakuru | Masai Mara | Serengeti | Ngorongoro | Arusha | Depart
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Nairobi airport, meet and
assist you. You will be transferred to Nairobi Safari Club, 20 minutes
drive, for rest booked on bed and breakfast basis. Nairobi Safari Club all
suite accommodation offers a bedroom with dressing table and en suite
bathroom communicating into a spacious lounge; in general a make up of three
telephones with voice messaging and direct telephone dial facility to any
destination worldwide, and AT&T connection at no charge, comfortable leisure
seating, writing desk, dining table, personal bar, personal digital-code
safe, and satellite television with remote control of ten viewing channels.
Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.
Day 2: Nairobi | Nakuru:
After breakfast, drive 160 km, 2
hours to Lake Nakuru National Park. Check in at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for
lunch and afternoon leisure. Lake Nakuru lion Hill Lodge is set on a
plateau according a panoramic view of the pink colored shores of the lake
from your private verandah. The rooms have private veranda. The lake
attracts thousands of lesser and greater flamingos among other tens of
species of birds. There are a variety of bird species to watch in this lake.
Not only does this lake boast of being a bird’s paradise, it is also a rhino
sanctuary for the highly endangered black and white rhinos. Other animals
found here include cheetahs, leopards, lions, waterbucks, zebras, gazelles,
Rothschild Giraffe amongst others. En route to the park, unrivalled panorama
of scenic views of the Great Rift Valley unfolds giving you an unmatched
photographic opportunity. Dinner and overnight at Lion Hill Lodge, B,L,D
Day 3: Nakuru | Masai Mara:
09:30am: After breakfast, proceed to
Masai Mara Game Reserve, 300 km 5 hours. Masai Mara is arguably the world's
most famous game reserve with unrivalled natural beauty and wildlife
concentration. It forms part of the Great Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. It is
home to all the big five (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and the rhino).
Over 95 species of mammals are found in this great reserve. Besides mammals,
over 350 bird species have been recorded here and the scenic beauty is
unrivalled. Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge, B,L,D
Day 4 and 5: Masai Mara:
Two days spent in the Mara and on game
drives – morning and afternoon. Transfer to Mara Serena Lodge for a two
night stay, B,L,D
Optional activities at extra cost:
1. Visit to a Maasai cultural manyatta
to learn about the local community's culture and traditions
2. Early morning hot air balloon ride
touching down for a champagne breakfast in the bush.
3. Game walks in the reserve
accompanied by local naturalists
Day 6 : Masai
Mara | Sirari
border | Serengeti:
07:00am, drive to Sirari border on
Kenya/Tanzania (Mara/Serengeti) – prior visas required. This will involve
change of vehicles and driver/guides. Proceed to Serengeti National Park in
Tanzania. Serengeti has breathtaking vista of a landscape teeming with game.
Big game feed in full view of in this park. Enroute game viewing to arrive
at Serengeti Serena Safari. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Serengeti
Serena Safari Lodge set high on the hill with breathtaking vista of a
landscape teeming with game. Big game feed in full view of the lodge itself.
The lodge design is simple but stunning, inspired by a traditional African
Village. The lodge is rich in local atmosphere created by indigenous
handicrafts and art. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge. B,L,D
Day 7: Serengeti:
Full day to explore the world's largest
migratory concentration of plain game. Serengeti is described as one of the
unique areas of the world. The 14000 sq. km terrain includes grassy plains
and savannah stretches dotted with flat topped acacia trees. In the north
Serengeti borders with the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve and across
this border one million Wildebeest trek every year in their annual search
for the best grazing. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari
Day 8: Serengeti
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro
Conservation Area. Arrival at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge and welcome drink on
arrival. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge built into the rim of a dormant volcano.
The plant and ivy-covered native stone blends perfectly with the
surroundings. Guest rooms have private terraces with views of the crater
floor where countless animals make their home. Lunch at the lodge and
afternoon you will have crater tour. This collapsed caldera is 610 meters
deep and has a floor 18 km wide. Views from the rim of the crater are
spectacular. The crater has become a unique conservation area where Lion,
Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo roam in perfect safety. Dinner and overnight at
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. B,L,D
Day 9: Ngorongoro
After breakfast depart to Arusha to
arrive for lunch and afternoon leisure at Mountain Village Serena. The lodge
is situated at the shores of Lake Duluti and renowned for its collection of
spectacular bougainvillea. Designed as an authentic African Village,
Mountain Village invites visitors to experience what life is like on a
coffee plantation. Guests are housed in banana stem thatched huts, grouped
in semi-circles around tropical shade trees. All guest rooms have private
balconies that boast magnificent views of the mighty snow-capped Kilimanjaro
on one side and Lake Duluti and the rugged peaks of Mount Meru on the other.
Dinner and overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge. Optional bird walk or walk to
Lake Duluti can be arranged. B,L,D
Day 10: Arusha | Nairobi
After breakfast, catch up with morning
shuttle to Nairobi departing at 0800hrs and arrives approximately 1.30pm.
Connect your international flight back home after a wonderful and exciting
African safari. B
MKCKTL 013: 13 days Aberdares | Lake
Nakuru | Maasai Mara | Amboseli | Ngorongoro | Serengeti | Lake Manyara
Day 1. Arrival - Nairobi
On arrival at Nairobi airport, met and assisted. Transfer to your city
overnight hotel, Fairview Hotel/Nairobi Safari Club or The Stanley
Day 2. Nairobi -
Depart Nairobi for a journey north of Nairobi through the central
highlands of rich agricultural farms to arrive at Aberdare country club
or Outspan Golf & Country Club for lunch. Afternoon embark on a half
hour drive to the Ark lodge. Enjoy game viewing at the floodlit
waterhole and saltlick. Dinner and overnight on board the Ark Lodge or
Treetops Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 3. Aberdare - Lake
Nakuru National Park.
Leave Treetops lodge for breakfast at the Outspan Golf & Country Club.
Those staying at The Ark, return to Aberdares Country Club after
breakfast. Depart for Lake Nakuru via Thomson Nyahururu Falls arriving
Nakuru in time for lunch, afternoon game drive at the Pink lake referred
so for it's thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife-it's a bird
watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the "big
five" except the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Lake
Nakuru Lodge/Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, B,L,D
Day 4.Lake Nakuru -
Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Breakfast at the lodge and depart with enroute game viewing as you leave
the Park, look for warthogs and water bucks at the edges of the Lake as
you proceed for Maasai Mara crossing the Loita plains, see red clad
maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game.
Arrive Mara in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and
overnight at Sarova Mara Tented Camp/Mara sopa Lodge/Mara Simba Lodge,
Day 5.Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game
viewing inside the Park. Search for wildgame black maned lion for which
Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants
gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino and hyenas are
represented. Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo
sub-merge 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 Sarova Mara Tented Camp/Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara
Simba lodge, B,L,D.
Day 6. Maasai Mara -
Nairobi - Amboseli
Breakfast at lodge. Depart to Nairobi. Lunch in Nairobi. Embark on an
afternoon journey to Amboseli at the foot of the mighty snow-capped Mt.
Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. Game viewing en route to arrive in
the evenin at Oltukai Lodge/Amboseli Serena lodge/Amboseli Sopa Lodge
for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.
Day 7. Amboseli
Full day spent in the park and on game drives - morning and afternoon
game viewing 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 Oltukai lodge/Amboseli Serena lodge/Amboseli
Sopa Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 8. Ngorongoro
After breakfast at the lodge, depart to Namanga border town. Clear with
Customs office and our Tanzania representative will pick you crossing
the border to arrive for lunch at an Arusha Hotel. Afternoon proceed to
NgoroNgoro, Game viewing en route to the lodge for dinner and overnight
at NgoroNgoro Sopa Lodge/ngorongoro Serena lodge/Ngorongoro Wildlife
Day 9. Ngorongoro Crater
Depart in the morning after breakfast with picnic lunch descending
2000ft by 4WD vehicles to the crater floor for a full day crater
tour. Search for the magnificent black-manned lion, elephant ,buffalo,
rhino and plenty of other wild game exist in great concentration. Lunch
at the crater. Ascend back to Ngorongoro Sopa/Serena lodge/Ngorongoro
Wildlife Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10. Ngorongoro -
Serengeti National Park
Breakfast at the lodge. Depart to the vast Serengeti plains National
Reserve via Olduvai Gorge ,site of the famous archeologist Dr. Leakey
where fossils of human and animal believed to be over 2 million years
are seen. Lunch en route arriving Serengeti in the afternoon. Afternoon
game viewing inside the Park known to host great herds of plains game.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa/Serena Lodge/Seronera Wildlife
Day 11. Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game inside the Park taking you to different parts
of the park famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest
and zebra set off for maasai Mara in search of better grazing grounds
and water, search for numerous plains game. Meals and overnight at
Serengeti Sopa/Serena Lodge/Seronera Wildlife Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 12. Serengeti - Lake Manyara National Park
Morning game viewing drive in Serengeti. Breakfast at the lodge. Depart
to Lake Manyara National Park arriving in time for lunch at Lake Manyara
Serena Lodge/Lake Manyara Hotel. Afternoon game viewing drive inside the
park, look for a variety of wild game to include the famous tree
climbing lions of Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at the lodge, B,L,D.
Day 13. Arusha - Nairobi
Drive to Arusha for lunch at Imapala Hotel. Board the afternoon
scheduled shuttle bus to Nairobi airport (2pm -8.30pm), B,L.
THE TOUR COST INCLUDES:-
-Meet and greet by a tour representative upon arrival at the airport.
-Return transport Nairobi - Arusha - Nairobi.
-Transport in a chauffeur driven safari mini Van (specially fitted with
a pop up roof for game viewing & photography).
-Each safari vehicle equipped with a long range two way high frequency
-An experienced English speaking driver/guide.
-Accommodation and meal plan as specified above.
-Park entrance fees at all the parks.
-Exclusive game drives (with 7 guaranteed window seats).
-All local taxes applicable on food, accommodation & transport
-Bottled water on safari
-Scheduled shuttle bus transfer one way, Arusha-Nairobi
-Assistance all through the tour
-Travel & health Insurance
-Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone bills, room
services drinks and alcoholic beverages.
-Tips to drivers and portages at the airport and hotels.