Day 1: Nairobi
Nairobi, city, capital of Kenya, in Nairobi District, situated at an elevation of about 1660 m (about 5450 ft) in the highlands of the southern part of the country. Nairobi is Kenya's principal economic, administrative, and cultural center and is one of the largest and fastest growing cities in Africa. The city also has a large tourist industry. You will be met on arrival by myself and your private safari guide and 4 x 4 land cruiser at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to your Nairobi hotel. Dinner at leisure not included in the tour price. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.
The 5-Star Nairobi Safari Club is Kenya’s only all suite hotel, offering luxury accommodation to Business visitors, Safari Adventurers and Conference Delegates. Established in 1984 as an exclusive members-only Club, it was repositioned in 2001 as a fully fledged five star hotel opening its doors to the public so as to compete favorable with other Hotels of its status. The Club is conveniently located within the Central Business District and only 5 minutes walk from the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The Accommodation Suite amenities include High Speed internet connectivity, a personal bar, Digital Satellite Television, direct dial telephones via ISDN, GSM and VOIP.
Day 2: Nairobi-Lake Nakuru
Transfer after your lunch for Lake Nakuru National Park. to arrive in time for your hot lunch in your hotel. Lake Nakuru National Park is well known of Buffalos, Flamingos make the beauty of Lake Nakuru National park which holds thousands of bird species. Transfer after your evening game drive back to your lodge. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.
Day 3: Lake Nakuru-Masai Mara
Depart after your morning breakfast for Masai Mara. The Reserve is administered by the local county council. It is probably the most famous and most visited reserve in Kenya. It offers breathtaking views (seen in the film ‘Out of Africa’, much of which was filmed here)an extraordinary density of animals including the “Big Five” and many varieties of plains game. Enjoy your en route game viewing at Masai Mara National Reserve. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Mara Leisure Luxurious Tented Camp. Located along in the Talek River, at the confluence of the Maasai Mara's four game-viewing areas on the northern boundery of the Maasai Mara game reserve, Mara Leisure camp is located around one of the most spectacular locations in the entire Mara Ecosystem.
Mara Leisure Luxurious Tented Camp is located 20 km from Sekenani gate, a short drive from the Mara river where up to one-and-a-half million wildebeest and zebra make their perilous migration crossing. As dusk rolls in, enjoy romantic evenings while you watch the sunset, sipping on cool drinks. Or get cozy by the fireplace while taking pleasure in a sun downer cocktail of your choice, as you listen to the unique sounds of nightfall in the African wilderness. Tip your head back and get mesmerized by the star studded velvet skies above, in clarity rarely witnessed elsewhere... And as the evening draws to a close, allow gentle warm breezes full of natures mystery lull you to sleep... the morning awaits!
Day 4: Full day of game viewing at Masai Mara National Reserve with your private safari land cruiser and safari guide. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Mara Leisure Luxurious Tented Camp.
Day 5: Masai Mara
Enjoy your early morning game drive at Masai Mara. Depart after your morning breakfast for Tanznaia this will include normal border crossing procedures at the Isebania/Sirare border. Lake Victoria. The second largest fresh water lake in the world, Lake Victoria geographically dominates the area with its 70,000 sq km surface. Despite its huge size, the murky lake is not that deep - only 100 metres at its deepest. Although it borders on three countries - Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda - it is no longer possible to travel between these countries via the lake.
Lake Victoria is home to the Luo people, who moved into the area from Sudan in the 15th century and are now Kenya's third largest ethnic group. Although western Kenya does not attract many tourists and is blissfully free of safari minibuses, it is an extremely scenic region with gentle hills and emerald tea plantations. A Lake Victoria Safari will guarantee you uncrowded and private game viewing. The region is also ideal for birdwatching as the lake attracts a variety of large water birds. Arrive in time for your hot lunch at Speke Bay Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Speke Bay Resort.
Day 6: Lake Victoria-Serengeti
Depart after your morning breakfast for Serengeti National Park to arrive in time for your hot lunch at Mapito luxurious tented Camp. The traditional tented camp safari is by far the best choice to explore the wildlife on a Safari in Africa. There is nothing to compare with being in a luxurious camp in a beautiful setting with the sights and sounds of nature close by.
The camp is located at Ikoma, just beyond the actual boundaries of the Serengeti National Park sitting snugly in a clearing surrounded by Acacia trees. Here you can find probably one of the best game drives in the area, being close to the Grumeti River. Witness the amazing annual Wildebeest and Zebra Migration, which passes the camp every year! Mapito means the track of animals, and the locals avoid that place because there are always lots of wildlife! Enjoy your evening game drive at the Serengeti National Park. Full board accommodation included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Mapito luxurious tented Camp.
Day 7: Serengeti
Enjoy your full day of game viewing at Serengeti National Park with your private safari land cruiser and safari guide. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. (Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an additional rate of USD. 499 Per person not included in the tour price) Dinner and overnight at Mapito luxurious tented Camp.
Day 8: Serengeti. Enjoy your full day of game viewing at Serengeti National Park with your private safari land cruiser and safari guide. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Mapito luxurious tented Camp.
Day 9: Serengeti-Ngorongoro Conservation
Enjoy your early morning game drive at Serengeti National Park. Transfer after your morning breakfast for Ngorongoro Conservation Area via the Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world and has been instrumental in furthering understanding of early human evolution. Excavation work there was pioneered by Louis and Mary Leakey in the 1950s. There after you will be transferred to Ngorongoro. Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World’, a visit to the crater is a main draw card for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. Within the crater rim, large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. Just outside the crater’s ridge, tall Masaai herd their cattle and goats over green pastures through the highland slopes, living alongside the wildlife as they have for centuries. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is dramatically perched on the rim of this Africa’s Eden, affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above the sea level. The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood and timber, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the crater’s great bowl. From its privileged position, all the Lodge’s 75 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views, and the open – air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers superb panoramic views of the whole crater. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge invites you to an unforgettable Safari Experience from its privileged location, unrivalled by any other both for game viewing and scenery
Day 10: Ngorongoro Conservation-Lake Manyara
Depart with your picnic lunch boxes for your half day of game viewing. Descend to the rim of the crater with your private guide and safari land cruiser. You will be transferred to the picnic site for your lunch as you view animals from a distance. After lunch, you will be transferred to Lake Manyara National Park. Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views.
Located on the way to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, Lake Manyara National Park is well worth a stop in its own right. Its ground water forests, bush plains, baobob strewn cliffs, and algae-streaked hot springs offer incredible ecological variety in a small area, rich in wildlife and incredible numbers of birds. Arrive in time for your hot lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Enjoy your evening game drive with your private guide and safari jeep. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 11: Lake Manyara-Zanzibar
Enjoy your early morning game drive with your private guide and safari jeep. You will be transferred after your morning breakfast to the airstrip for your Zanzibar flight which departs at 1150 HRS to arrive Kisauni Airport Zanzibar at 1350 HRS. You will be met on arrival by Wildebeest Safaris representative and transferred to your North East Coast Zanzibar Hotel where you are booked on Half board basis (Breakfast and Dinner). Dinner and overnight at Ocean Paradise Resort.
Day 12: Zanzibar. Full day of relaxation on the white sandy beach. Dinner and overnight at Ocean Paradise Resort.
Day 13: Zanzibar. Full day of relaxation on the white sandy beach. Dinner and overnight at Ocean Paradise Resort.
Day 14: Zanzibar-Nairobi. You will be transferred after your morning breakfast for Kisauni Airport. Your fly540 flight for Nairobi departs at 1350 HRS to arrive Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 1545 HRS to connect with your inbound flight back home.
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