Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu

SVAFP 008: 13 Nights/ 14 Days Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu: Kenya Tanzania Safari

Kenya and Tanzania are the top destinations for an African safari. Your Holiday to Africa is considered incomplete without visiting these two great safari destinations. Kenya and Tanzania are enchanting countries and few places in the world can better its varied tourist attractions. The overwhelming appeal of the wildlife sanctuaries, glorious beaches, breathtaking scenery in a vast and unspoilt land, an almost perfect climate, sophisticated accommodation and a hospitable happy people. This Kenya Tanzania safari takes you to the best game parks in Africa – Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Samburu. Your Tanzania Safari or Kenya Safari holiday is sure to be filled with pleasant memories.

Day 1: Nairobi

Our driver/guide will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you to Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi where accommodation is on bed and breakfast.
Meals: Bed and Breakfast
Accommodation: Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

Day 2: Nairobi – Amboseli

After breakfast at your hotel, depart for Amboseli National Park. Lunch at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. The lodge is the only one in Amboseli which gives tourists the best view of the snow-capped Mt Kilimanjaro at dawn. Afternoon game drives in search of herds of elephants, giraffes, lions, and a variety of other animals and birds till sunset.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 3: Amboseli

Full day game drives in the Amboseli plains. Today, you will do morning and afternoon game drives, with lunch breaks. Be on the look out for herds of elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and the rare and the elusive Leopard. Amboseli is the home to the legendary Masai tribesmen and you have an optional evening visit to a Masai Manyatta cultural village to learn their culture and dance.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Amboseli – Lake Manyara

After breakfast, drive to Namanga – border point Kenya and Tanzania. After being helped by our Kenya driver/guide at the immigration desk, you will be handed to our Tanzania driver/guide and take you to Arusha Town collect lunch boxes then drive to Lake Manyara National Park for the afternoon game drive. The park is famous for its rare tree-climbing lions and bird life.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge

Day 5: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro

After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Collect lunch boxes at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge and then descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a half day of game drives. Return to your lodge in the evening for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Day 6: Ngorongoro – Serengeti

After breakfast drive to Serengeti National Park, via Olduvai Gorge archaeological site, with game viewing en route in the Serengeti. Lunch at Seronera Wildlife Lodge and then set off for afternoon game drives in the park till sunset.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Wildlife Lodge

Day 7: Serengeti

Full day in Serengeti. Serengeti National Park, undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world is a large national park in Serengeti area, Tanzania. It is most famous due to annual migration of over one million white bearded wildebeest and 200,000 zebra to Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve in search of pasture.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Wildlife Lodge

Day 8: Serengeti – Masai Mara

After breakfast transfer to Isebania border carrying lunch boxes. After being helped at the immigration offices at the Isebania border by our Tanzania driver/guide, you will be handed over to our Kenya driver/guide and continue with safari to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Masai Mara Game Reserve has a high concentration of wildlife and outstanding scenic views. Game drives en route the lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mara Simba Lodge

Day 9-10: Masai Mara

Spend the whole day in the Masai Mara plains doing game drives and also on the look out for herds of wildebeests crossing the crocodile-infested Mara River. Options: Depart for full day carrying packed lunch or return to lodge for lunch and then set off for afternoon game drives. Optional evening visit to a Masai Manyatta Village to learn the dance and culture of the Masai tribe. (You'll pay USD35 per person per visit directly to the village)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mara Simba Lodge

Day 11: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, depart for Lake Nakuru. Lunch at Flamingo Tented Hill Camp. Afternoon game drives in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Flamingo Tented Hill Camp

Day 12: Lake Nakuru – Samburu

After breakfast, depart for Samburu National Reserve. Brief stop at Thomsons Falls. Arrive at Samburu Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives till sunset.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 13: Samburu

Full day in Samburu, a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy's zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. The reserve is also home to the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 14: Samburu – Nairobi – Depart Home

After breakfast, depart for Nairobi. Lunch at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. Nairobi city tour followed by transfer to the famous Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi for dinner. Later transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your evening international flight home.