12 Days Kenya & Tanzania Lodge Safari

12 Days Kenya & Tanzania Lodge Safari

Kenya and Tanzania Explorer

12 Days Kenya & Tanzania Lodge Safari

Kenya & Tanzania Explorer

Day 01: Arrive Nairobi Kenya

Up on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met and welcomed by our local representative and transferred to a Nairobi Hotel for the over night at Sarova Pan Africa hotel Nairobi

Day 02: Nairobi | Lake Nakuru National Park

Depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park for the first game drive. The Park, famous for its Pink Flamingoes, white Rhino, Lion, and Leopard, the Park is on the edge of the Lake, from where we can view thousands of birds feeding in the alkaline waters. The view of the park from the top of Baboon cliff is amazing. You will then drive looking for Warthog and Waterbuck. Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge. Sarova Lion Hill Lodge Nakuru

Day 03: Lake Nakuru | Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast we drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve for a Mara experience, The Masai Mara is famous for its 'Big Five' and big cats, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. The Reserve offers an astonishing game experience and photographic opportunities. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena lodge

Day 04: Masai Mara Game Reserve

A morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities. Blessed with a permanent water supply, Masai Mara has a permanent population of plains game. The Big Five Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino are quite common. We will observe them here again. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge

Day 05: Masai Mara Game Reserve | Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we pack up again and leave the Masai Mara, with a picnic lunch en route to the Serengeti. Cross the Kenya - Tanzania common border at Isebania and Sirare and proceed to Serengeti National Park (via Ndabaka). Serengeti means 'endless plains' and is derived from the Masai language. The park lies in a high plateau between the Ngorongoro highlands and the Kenya and Tanzania border. If time permits shall have en route game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at a deluxe safari lodge. As Wildebeest, Zebra, and Gazelle, massive Herds of herbivores search for new grazing ground, they are tracked and hunted by an impressive array of carnivorous Predators such as Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs and Hyenas. Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Antelope, Ostrich, Jackal, Baboon and Dik-Dik also inhabit in this vast plains and woodlands. The birdlife in Serengeti is surprisingly abundant, with nearly almost 500 species of birds having been recorded in the Serengeti National Park. The Serena Lodge is set high on a hilltop, with magnificent views of the sweeping Serengeti plains, the lodge is reminiscent of a traditional African village emulating traditional Masai huts.

Day 06: Serengeti National Park

You will spend a full day at the Serengeti translates into a better game viewing and photography experience, and enjoy every single moment of your safari in the Serengeti National Park, summed up as 'one of the most unique areas in the world'. The Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale, which has no parallel anywhere else in the world.

Day 07: Serengeti National Park | Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, a game drives in Serengeti National Park. The safari will take us to explore various areas, such as Moro kopjes and Gol kopjes. The extensive grasslands are interspersed with Kopjes rocky outcrops like islands in the flat plain, each with their own wildlife communities. The Seronera River flows through the Park, providing habitats for a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles. Afternoon, proceed to Nabi Hill, were a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch, proceed to Malanja depresion, entering Ngorongoro Conservation Area and directly to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. The drive is memorable, with clouds rolling over the rim like a misty waterfall, It offers a spectacular view of the Ngorongoro Crater floor, yet it is virtually invisible when you are down on the crater floor. Enjoy an exceptional dinner at the lodge´s patio, over-viewing the Crater.

Day 08: Ngorongoro Crater

The morning after breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater - The Eden of Africa: The Crater is Twelve miles wide, home to the rare Black Rhino and has its own Soda Lake. The high concentration of wild animals in the Crater area means that you are likely to see the African Big Five in a short period of time. As we descend 2,200 feet into the Crater, experience a thrilling day among Africa's Big Five: the Lion, the Elephant, the Buffalo, the Black Rhino and the Leopard. After a picnic lunch and a full day of game viewing, we will drive to a new and unique lodge in Lake Manyara Serena lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 09: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast venture out to the Lake Manyara National Park, this is one of the finest parks in Tanzania, for a full day Safari game drives spiced by a picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon we depart towards the village of Mto wa Mbu and Great Rift Valley for a short visit, souvenir shopping, then return to the safari lodge which offers a spectacular view of the Tarangire National Park, for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Simba Lodge

Day 10: Tarangire | Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, leave Tarangire driving first to Arusha, considered to be the exact geometrical centre point between Cape Town and Cairo. From here we proceed to Amboseli National Park, crossing the Tanzania and Kenya common border at Namanga. Shortly after we enter Amboseli National Park, and if time permits, have a game drive en-route. Late in the evening we go to our hotel for dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge

Day 11: Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, explore the Amboseli National Park, situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli is famous for its vast herds of elephants and stunning views of Kilimanjaro on clear days, an unforgettable photographic opportunity. Have lunch at the Serena Lodge, one of the finest establishments in the Park. You will have evening game drive in search for elephant, giraffe, buffalo and much more before return for dinner at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 12: Amboseli National Park | Nairobi

Last day and farewell to the best of what East Africa has offered. After a short morning game drive (followed by early lunch at the Lodge), drive back to Nairobi and escorted to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for departure flight or to your Hotel

What's included in this package

  • Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
  • Services of a professionally trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation in the lodges as mentioned
  • Bottled water for use during the safari
  • Game drives and all park entry fees

What's not included in this package

  • Your International Flight transportation to and From Nairobi
  • Personal expenses like visa fees, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements