The safari starts from Nairobi, goes straight to the Masai Mara and then to Lake Nakuru. Then it heads south to Amboseli and on into Tanzania visiting Lake Manyara, the Serengeti Plains and the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.
Combined East Africa Safaris Covering Both Kenya and Tanzania, the safari starts from Nairobi and ends in Arusha. Discover East Major tour destinations and tour attractions including Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the Dramatic Rift Valley, A brief stop at the Rift Valley view point, proceed to arrive at the Pink Lake for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive inside the Park to view thousands of pink flamingos and numerous wild game. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge/Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Breakfast at lodge and depart with enroute game viewing as you leave the park, cross the Loita plains as you head for Kenya’s most scenic Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the Park. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge/Keekerok Lodge/Sarova Mara Game Camp.
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park. Search for wildgame black manned lion for which Mara is famous for cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge 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 Mara Sopa Lodge/Keekerok Lodge/Sarova Mara Game Camp.
Amboseli National Park
Breakfast at lodge and depart for Amboseli stopping for enroute lunch at Nairobi and proceed to Amboseli at the foot hills of the snowcapped mount Kilimanjaro, game viewing enroute to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Full day of early morning and late afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Depart after breakfast and drive to Namanga border town. Cross the border Arriving Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel. Afternoon proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, enroute game viewing arriving at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Breakfast at lodge and descend by 4WD vehicle for a half day crater tour. Game viewing in the crater.Ascend back to lodge for lunch.Afternoon at leisure.Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Depart after breakfast and take picnic lunch with you as you proceed for Serengeti with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge the Historical Site, Picnic lunch and proceed arriving Serengeti for late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge/Similar.
Full day in Serengeti with early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast Serengeti plain. The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge/Similar.
Depart in the morning for Lake Manyara arriving for lunch. Late afternoon game drive inside the park to search for wild game, the park is home to plenty of game and birdlife.Lake manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. Gazelles, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, the famous tree climbing lion, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippopotamus, and a great number of smaller mammals,350 species of bird, storks and flamingoes. The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena/Lake Manyara Hotel.
Tarangire National Park.
Breakfast at Manyara and depart for Tarangire arriving for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa lodge/similar.
After breakfast depart for Arusha arriving for lunch at Impala Hotel and onwards to Nairobi arriving early evening..
After breakfast, you will drive back to Nairobi, where you will spend the day with optional activities depending on your flight schedule. this where your 12 Days Explore East African Safari ends.
Optional Activities in Nairobi
- Visit the David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage.
- Visit the Giraffe Center
- Dinner or Lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant for meat lovers.
- Visit Maasai Market.
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Park entry fee
- Accommodation and all meals while on safari
- Accommodation and the meals specified while at Mombasa
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Government taxes
- Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara – US$ 385 per person extra(Price is subject to confimation at the time of booking.)
- Extras at the lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
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