Day 1: Departing from Nairobi we cross the border into Tanzania and head for Arusha, camping our first night a little way out of town with the backdrop of Mt Meru in the distance. Camping.
Day 2: After a relaxed morning we head into Arusha to have a look at the town and spend some time wandering through the curio markets. Returning to our campsite for some lunch we head for the Ngorongoro Crater area stopping along the way to visit a Masai tribal village. We camp that night a short drive from the crater on the outskirts of the town of Karatu. Camping.
Day 3: Up early the next morning we use local operators to do an all-day game drive into the Ngorongoro Crater in 4X4 vehicles, stopping for lunch at the hippo pools. Leaving the crater floor we drive up to the rim and spend the night at a campsite situated right on the crater's edge, hopefully giving us a beautiful sunset. Camping.
Day 4: Next morning we make our way down to the Serengeti Plains, stopping along the way at the Olduvai gorge to visit a museum about early man before entering the great grass plains of the Serengeti. We take game drives through the park and hope to glimpse the spectacle of the great migration of wildlife. We spend two nights camping in the Serengeti giving us the chance to experience the true African bush. Camping.
Day 5: Game drives in the Serengeti. Camping.
Day 6: Next morning we leave early on another game drive through the Western Corridor of the park before exiting the park at about lunchtime and heading for Lake Victoria and spending the night on the lakeshore. Camping.
Days 7-8: Leaving the lake we head for the border and cross into Kenya heading for Lake Nakuru National Park camping the night on the edge of the park in a conservancy area. Camping.
Day 9: Up early next morning we do an early morning game drive into the park after which we leave the park returning back to the same campsite. Camping.
Day 10: We head for Lake Naivasha one of Africa's great lakes which is renowned for its birdlife. We camp two nights here on the lakeshore to give us time to explore the area the next day. Camping.
Day 11: We visit the spiritual home of Joy Adamson, the author of Born Free, and take a walk in the Hells Gate National Park. Camping.
Days 12-13: We leave the lake and head for the Masai Mara National Reserve, one of Kenya’s best-known parks. We spend two nights here giving us time to explore the park in search of lion, cheetah and perhaps catch the early stages of the migration into this area. Camping.
Day 14: Leaving the reserve in the morning we drive back to Nairobi where the tour ends in the afternoon.
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