Day 1: Lake Nakuru. On Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, meet and assist at Airport. Tour briefing and later drive to Lake Nakuru National park via Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge for lunch. Lake Nakuru National Park famous as the home to thousands of lesser and greater flamingo. This park also provides sanctuary for Rothschild giraffe, rhino and leopard. Arrive with an afternoon game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge. Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Location: Lake Nakuru National Park, on the floor of the Rift Valley. The distance is about 165 Kms (3 hours) from Nairobi, from Lake Naivasha.
Description: Set on a plateau in an elevation above Lake Nakuru, beautifully landscaped with natural foliage and a startling variety of flower gardens. Electrical fences surround the lodge.
Number of rooms: 67 rooms: (20 standard rooms, 42 superior rooms, 01 Honeymoon suite and 2-Junior Suites). Room décor: All are chalets on the ground floor with private verandahs that have panoramic views of the flamingo pink-rimmed lake. The deluxe rooms are all newly renovated and the luxurious suites provide in-suite dining.
Room amenities: En-suite facilities, mosquito nets and 220 volts and 50 cycles, razor outlets operate on both 220 and 240 volts.
Day 2: Lake Nakuru. Morning and afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National park. Special feature: Lake Nakuru National park is famed for the high population of both lesser and greater flamingoes, for its White Rhino sanctuary and its population of the endangered Rothschild giraffes. Bush Lunches in the National Park can be arranged for groups.
Food and Beverage Facilities: The Flamingo Restaurant sports a patio overlooking the Rift Valley, the pool and the lodge grounds. Rift Valley Bar – with a spectacular view of the lake. Lawn dining on the well manicured gardens if weather permits.
General facilities: All bedrooms are chalets with private shower and WC, mosquito net, verandas with panoramic views of the flamingo pink-rimmed lake. Voltage is 220 volts and 50 cycles, razor outlets operate on both 220 and 240 volts. Bureau de Change. Free safety deposit boxes. Laundry and valet services. Baby-sitting services available.
Recreational facilities: Swimming pool and sauna/massage parlor open daily 0600-1800hrs. Kenyan Traditional dances every evening. Game drives. Curio shop sporting branded Sarova souvenirs.
Climate: Hot and dry during the day, cool at night. March - June are the rainy months.
Day 3: Masai Mara. Morning breakfast and drive to Lake Baringo. Visit the Snake Park and later lunch at Lake Baringo Country club. Boat ride and later visit Lake Bogoria Geyser and hot spring site. Later in the evening, drive back to Lake Nakuru national park.
Day 4: Masai Mara. Morning breakfast and game drive at Lake Nakuru National park. Later drive to Lake Naivasha. Lunch at Great Rift Valley lodge. Transfer to Naivasha airstrip for your flight to Masai Mara. On arrival, game drive will be provided enroute to Governor’s camp. Dinner and overnight at governor's camp.
Day 5: Masai Mara. Morning and afternoon game drive in the reserve with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. Dinner and overnight at governor's camp.
Day 7: Masai Mara Flight to Nairobi the connect to Arusha Kilimanjaro. Breakfast and game drive will be provided enroute to Musiara Airstrip for your flight Nairobi. Then connect to Arusha through Kilimanjaro International Airport. Upon arrival in Arusha, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations at Arusha Coffee Lodge. Coffee Lodge, nestled between Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, between the cities of Arusha and Moshi, is located about 3 kms from Arusha City centre.
Coffee Lodge accommodates up to 36 guests, guaranteeing privacy, personal attention and good service. Emphasis is on providing comfortable accommodation, with each room individually styled and uniquely furnished with its own character. Coffee Lodge offers excellent country cuisine, using fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit grown in their own gardens. There is also a swimming pool, e-mail, fax, internet services, a small gift shop, satellite TV and laundry services. Overnight at Coffee Lodge Spain).
Day 8: Lake Manyara National Park. After breakfast begins the drive to Lake Manyara National Park, centrally located between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. En route you will pass through Lake Manyara National Park which is located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s eastern wall. Baobab trees grow throughout the park and during the drive you might see baobab trees hosting parties of monkeys while elephants watch from below in the shade. Hippos wallow in the rainwater pools near the lake and lions lounge in the branches of flat-topped acacia trees.
The final destination today is Gibb’s Farm located near Karatu town on the Great Rift Valley’s eastern wall. Spacious, open rooms and glorious views of the surrounding farmland make Farm House one of the most peaceful accommodations near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The large bungalows have private verandas facing the Rift Valley and en suite bathrooms. Meals include organic vegetables grown in the property’s garden. Includes: (B, L, D)
Day 9: Gibb’s to Ngorongoro Crater Tour. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania boasts a blend of landscapes, wildlife, people, and archaeology that is unsurpassed in Africa. The volcanoes, grasslands, waterfalls, and mountain forests are home to an abundance of animals as well as the Maasai. After breakfast this morning, descend into the crater for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive eco-system.
Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. These drives provide one of the best opportunities in Africa to view black rhino, which tend to spend their time on the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors.
The enormous Ngorongoro Crater is all that remains of an ancient volcano that some geologists believe was larger than Mount Kilimanjaro. Now a volcanic caldera 2,000 feet deep, it encompasses 150 square miles. Ngorongoro Crater functions as an ecosystem unto itself. High escarpments defining the border of the crater and plentiful water liberate the over 25,000 resident wildebeest and zebra from the migration that their cousins from the Serengeti endure. Overnight at Gibb’s Farm Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
This day you will have a late breakfast or, decide to do a short garden walk in Morning then come back for breakfast and have an easy day waiting for your early Lunch before driving to Arusha, shopping on the way proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back to home.
- On arrival meet and assist at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
- Tour briefing and depart for Lake Nakuru.
- Lunch will be provided at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
- Based on full board accommodation at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.
- Exclusive use of Safari Minivan Nairobi to Lake Nakuru and Naivasha.
- Shared 4WD safari vehicle at Masai Mara Governor’s Camp.
- All above vehicles have pop up roof for game viewing.
- Park entry fee for Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater
- Lunch at Great Rift Valley lodge before flying into Masai Mara.
- Accommodation for 10 days and all meals while on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Any applicable Government taxes
- All Transfers within the Itinerary destinations
- Hot Air Balloon in Masai Mara Game Reserve
- All local flights from Naivasha to & fro Masai Mara, Connect to Arusha.
- Crater Service Fee
- Private Vehicle and private Guide on Tanzania side for 3 days
- Medical Evacuation cover, valid to East Africa 30 days.
- Extras at the lodges
- Laundry or any other personal expenses.
A game package trip all included as per itinerary.
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