This is one of our most popular safaris that covers all the major and popular game parks and reserves in both Kenya and Tanzania. The safari starts by traversing Kenya’s central and northern sector across the equator line to The Samburu Game Reserve is in a semi arid area where we find most of the rear Animal species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and Reticulated Giraffe only found in the north of the equator, home to rarely found.
From Samburu the safari goes to Mount Kenya National Park enjoy a guided nature walk in the Mt. Kenya rain forest, a wide range of plants, birds and Wildlife will be experienced, Before proceeding to the floor of the Rift Valley, visiting L. Nakuru National Park; In addition to the bird population of flamingos that carpet the lake, the Park has a fair share of wildlife including the endangered species such as black rhinos, Rothschild Giraffe and the Columbus monkeys. and then heading to the country’s most popular game sanctuary, Maasai Mara, “Jewel in the crown of Kenya’s tourism industry” is known for its big wildlife concentration all the year round, the Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Leopards and Buffaloes and not forgetting the Big Cats.
With a break in Nairobi, the safari proceeds to Amboseli Nat. Park, a scenic and breathe taking destination with Mt. Kilimanjaro on your door step, across Namanga border to all the 3 most visited Tanzania northern parks namely: Lake Manyara National Park; we take our safari to this park which is famous for lions that sprawl on trees, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, takes your breath away, Ngorongoro is a huge caldera (collapsed volcano), 250 sq km in size and 600 m deep..
In case of emergency, We provide 24/7 Flying Doctors emergency evacuation to the nearest hospital. Our departures are daily, subject to minimum 2 persons booking.
Day 1 Nairobi/Samburu: 6 hrs
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through central Kenya and north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving at the Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2 Samburu
Full day in the beautiful game abundant park Samburu, with an early morning and late afternoon game drive. Optional activities include a visit to a local Samburu village, camel riding and guided nature and bird walks. All meals and overnight at the Lodge.
Day 3 Samburu/Mountain Lodge: 3 hrs
Depart Samburu after breakfast and drive to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving at Serena Mountain Lodge (tree hotel) in time for lunch. Relax in the afternoon as you watch game from the balcony of the lodge. An optional guided nature walk is available. Overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight at the tree hotel.
Day 4 Mountain Lodge/Lake Nakuru:3 hrs
Depart Mountain Lodge after breakfast and drive to the floor of The Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park making a brief stop at Thomson Falls in Nyahururu. Arrive at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon gamedrive in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approximately 400 species of birds visiting the lake. 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 more. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 5 Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara:6 hrs
Depart Lake Nakuru in the morning and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, arriving in one of the luxurious Lodges in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6 & 7 Masai Mara
Two full days in Masai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. Here, you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). Morning and afternoon game drives with an optional visit to a local Masai village. A hot air balloon safari is ideal. All meals and overnight at the Lodge
Day 8 Masai Mara/Nairobi:6 hrs
Depart Masai Mara in the morning and drive back to Nairobi arriving approximately at 13:00hrs. Have lunch and afternoon on own account and leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel on bed & breakfast basis. Optional dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant.
Day 9 Nairobi/Amboseli:4½ hrs
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for its big game and great scenic beauty whose entire landscape is dominated by Mt Kilimanjaro. Have lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive at 0630hours. You will have the best chance to see the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro. Return to the lodge for late breakfast. The rest of the morning is at leisure. Afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at the Lodge.
Day11 Amboseli/Lake Manyara: 6 hrs
Depart Amboseli after breakfast and drive to Namanga (Kenya/Tanzania border) where you will change vehicle and driver/guide and proceed to Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel. Then drive on to Lake Manyara National Park for dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 12 Lake Manyara /Serengeti: 4 hrs
Morning game drive in Manyara Park, a park dotted with exotic trees such as the giant fig, baobab and mahogany and famous for lions that sprawl on trees (though rare these days). Depart after lunch for Serengeti National Park arriving at Serengeti Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Full day in Serengeti. Morning and afternoon game drives in the rolling grasslands studded with wildlife for as far as the eye can see. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge
Day14 Serengeti/Ngorongoro: 3 hrs
Another morning game drive in Serengeti, departing after lunch for Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge for a brief visit of the museum. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 15. Ngorongoro
After breakfast, descend down to the crater floor for half-day crater tour, returning to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for lunch. Afternoon at leisure with optional visit to a local Maasai village. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Note: Only half-day tours may be allowed at the crater.
Day16. Arusha/Nairobi: 8 hrs
Depart Ngorongoro after breakfast and drive to Arusha. Lunch at Impala Hotel then board an afternoon shuttle bus back to Nairobi . Arrive approximately at 1830hrs (a flying option is available). Drop at your hotel or at the airport for onward flight.
- All Park entrance fees in the game reserves and National Parks.
- Experienced English Speaking driver-guide.
- 24/7 Flying Doctors emergency evacuation to the nearest hospital.
- All road transportation and Game drives using custom made Safari Minibus fitted with a two way radio communication and a pop-up roof for enhanced photography.
- All meals as specified in our itinerary.
- Full board Accommodation while on safari
- Airport transfer on arrival and departure.
- Bottled drinking water while on game-drive.
- All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls etc
- Tips and drinks/beverages.
- Any Other Items not mentioned above
- Medical/Travel Insurance