Kenya and Tanzania Adventure


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    Kenya and Tanzania from the comfort of a private 4WD vehicle, visit a traditional Maasai village, and  sleep under African skies in the Kati Kati Tented Camp.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 Nairobi, Kenya
    Welcome to Kenya. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, relax and enjoy dinner (own expense) at one of the two restaurants at your hotel.

    Day 2 Nairobi, Amboseli National Park
    Head for Amboseli National Park, arriving at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge in time for lunch. Located against the magnificent backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro and in the heart of this world-famous national park, the lodge offers you the perfect base from which to embark on your Kenyan safari. After lunch, you will enjoy an afternoon game drive to look for the Big Five as well as hippos and a variety of water fowl which can be found near the park’s wetlands. It is a truly incredible spectacle to see these animals free-ranging across the plains or wallowing in the swamps, all with Mt Kilimanjaro looming majestically in the background. Sundowner drinks at Observation Hill rounds out a perfect first game drive in Amboseli National Park. You’ll then return to the lodge to relax and enjoy an expertly prepared dinner. (B, L, D)

    Day 3 Amboseli National Park
    Wake early then enjoy some tea and a snack in preparation for another exciting day.  The morning takes you to a Maasai village where you’ll visit a local school.  For this afternoon’s game viewing, your expert game driver/tracker will be on hand to ensure you get the best possible opportunities to see the animals of Kenya. (B, L, D)

    Day 4 Amboseli National Park, Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park
    Take a short flight to Nairobi, then continue by 4WD to Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is all about wildlife spotting, with an afternoon game drive. You may also wish to take advantage of the lodge’s beautiful surrounds on a stunning nature walk around the property. (B, L, D)

    Day 5 Lake Nakuru National Park
    Bound by rocky escarpments and brimming with hordes of animals, a day of game drives at Lake Nakuru National Park offers yet another window into life in Africa’s animal kingdom. Later, return to your lodge, where a delicious dinner awaits your taste buds. (B, L, D)

    Day 6 Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara
    Soak up the dramatic landscapes of the Great Rift Valley, which stretches from the Middle East all the way to Mozambique. Onwards, you’ll be greeted by the endless plains of the Masai Mara, a region famous for its big cat population, including leopards, lions and cheetahs. The vast open spaces provide excellent game viewing, which is why this reserve is one of the most well-regarded for wildlife in all of Africa. At certain times of the year, you may see enormous herds of wildebeest, gazelle and zebra travelling to and from the Serengeti in search of food during the incredible Great Migration. Plus, you can also see the predators who follow them. This afternoon, head out on an exhilarating game drive, noticing how different these landscapes are compared to those you experienced in South Africa. (B, L, D)

    Day 7 Masai Mara
    Enjoy breakfast while hearing the sounds of the bush as you get ready to head out on another game drive. Return to the lodge for a delicious lunch before a free afternoon gives you the chance to relax and unwind. (B, L, D)

    Day 8 Masai Mara
    Experience the beauty of an African sunrise and discover the morning rituals of the local wildlife during some tea and a snack ahead of today’s first game drive. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before the rest of the morning at leisure. Enjoy this afternoon’s game drive to catch a close-up look at the animals that call the expansive grasslands of the Masai Mara home.  Delight in a memorable bush dinner this evening and experience the flavours of the region. (B, L, D)

    Day 9 Masai Mara, Nairobi, Arusha, Tanzania
    Transfer to the airstrip and board your scheduled flight to Nairobi. Be met by a bus on arrival at Nairobi and then transfer to Arusha in Tanzania, with a packed picnic lunch to enjoy along the way. You’ll arrive at The Arusha Hotel, an elegant boutique property situated on five acres of beautiful manicured gardens in the shadow of Mount Meru. Unwind and enjoy a free evening in and around your hotel.  (B, L)

    Day 10 Arusha, Serengeti National Park
    Transfer to Arusha Airport for your flight into Serengeti National Park. You’ll be met on the ground by your driver guide for a game drive into the golden plains of the national park. Best known as a host to the epic Great Migration, the Serengeti is also famous for its predators, such as lions, cheetahs, leopards and hyenas, who spend their days perusing impalas, zebras, buffalo, gazelle and more.  Arrive later at Kati Kati Tented Camp in the central Serengeti. Relax by the campfire before dinner, then retire to your tented room with an ensuite.  (B, L, D)

    Day 11 Serengeti National Park
    Get acquainted with the landscapes and wildlife of the Serengeti on a full-day game drive with your expert driver/tracker. Relish the classic safari setting back at camp this evening, as you relax around the campfire with your fellow travellers. (B, L, D)

    Day 12 Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
    Drive to Olduvai Gorge to explore one of the world’s most important archaeological sites. You’ll then descend into World Heritage-listed Ngorongoro Crater for a spectacular tour and a picnic lunch. (B, L, D)

    Day 13 Ngorongoro Crater, Mto wa Mbu, Lake Manyara, Arusha
    Head to Mto wa Mbu, a tiny village set at the base of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment. Visit a school and see what daily life is like for the students. You’ll end the tour at a local restaurant where you can try a range of East African dishes.  Later, enjoy an afternoon game drive at Lake Manyara, keeping an eye out for the area’s famous tree-climbing lions. Afterwards, travel back to Arusha where you will stay for the evening. (B, L, D)

    Day 14 Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Depart Nairobi
    From Kilimanjaro Airport, fly to Nairobi where your tour ends. (B)

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