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Kenya and Tanzania Safari: 17 Days/ 15 Nights

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 17 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Kenya   Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 4695 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5978 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Home/ Nairobi. Depart your hometown for Nairobi.

Day 2: Arrive in Nairobi. Met upon arrival at the airport with our unique and special welcome (cold towels, champagne and presentation of authentic safari hat to every quest). Transfer to the hotel for check-in and overnight.

Day 3: Nairobi/ Ark (Aberdares). Drive north through fertile farmlands to the Aberdare Country Club for lunch. Afternoon transfer to The Ark. Settle in and enjoy views of snow-capped Mt. Kenya as you await the procession of wild animals that come to the floodlit waterhole. After dinner, relax in the lounge by the fireplace or enjoy the game-viewing. A warm jacket or sweater is highly recommended. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Ark/ Mt. Kenya Safari Club. Transfer back to Aberdares Country Club to retrieve stored baggage and rejoin your driver-guide. Depart for Dr. Githae’s African Traditional Clinic in Nyeri town. This is quite an educational experience. Join Dr. Githae in a short tour to the sacred forest (Mt. Kenya Forest) where he collects his natural medicinal herbs. Thereafter proceed to Nanyuki enroute to Mount Kenya Safari Club with a brief stop at the Equator to arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy facilities offered at the Club. Dinner and overnight at the Club. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Mt. Kenya Safari Club/ Samburu. After breakfast, drive further north to Samburu Game Reserve set in the rugged semi-arid northern region with spectacular scenic landscape of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The bank of the river is an oasis of flora and fauna with sparkling spring water flowing and cascading throughout the lodge grounds. Afternoon depart on an exciting game-viewing drive in search of game found only north of the equator. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Samburu. Full day in Sumburu with morning and afternoon game- viewing drives. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Samburu/ Lake Nakuru. After breakfast, depart for Thompson’s Falls. Arrive at the lodge for lunch. Afterward, depart for an afternoon game viewing and bird watching drive with a visit to the shores of the lake where you may walk with millions of flamingos. Returnto the lodge for dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: Lake Nakuru/ Masai Mara. Enjoy an early breakfast and depart for the famed Masai Mara to arrive for a late lunch at the lodge/camp. Afternoon proceed on an exciting game-viewing drive. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: Masai Mara. Full day in the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game-viewing drives including a visit to Masai Village. Optional activity: Dawn Balloon Safari over the Mara Plains ending with a champagne breakfast. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Masai Mara/ Serengeti. Awake early to enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before heading south towards the border of Kenya and Tanzania. We’ll continue with our journey passing the Mara River and stop at a picnic site to enjoy lunch. Continue with a game-viewing drive to the lodge/ camp. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Serengeti. Full day in the Serengeti with game-viewing drives. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Serengeti/ Ngorongoro. After breakfast, depart for the Oldupai Gorge where hominid footprints believed to be 3.6 million years old were found. We will enjoy an on-site talk by the resident guide. Proceed towards the rim of the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater to admire the breathtaking vista and arrive at the lodge for lunch. This afternoon just relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the crater. Dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 13: Ngorongoro. After breakfast and, depending on our time slot, descend some 2000 feet into the crater, which is home to an abundance of wildlife and a photogenic paradise, for half day of game-viewing drive. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 14: Ngorongoro/ Lake Manyara. After breakfast, depart to Lake Manyara. After lunch, proceed for game drive. Dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 15: Lake Manayara/ Amboseli. After breakfast, depart for Amboseli National Park via Namanga border to arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game-viewing drive. Dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 16: Amboseli. Full day in Amboseli with morning and afternoon game drives. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 17: Amboseli/ Nairobi. After breakfast, depart for Nairobi, where Day Rooms are reserved until 6:00 p.m. Farewell dinner. Transfer to the airport for home bound flight. Includes: (B), (D).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Top-rated hotel accommodations at the selected hotels sharing double occupancy
- All meals except the day of arrival in Nairobi
- Private safari vehicle for the entire duration ensuring unobstructed freedom for your picture taking
- Expert driver-guide
- All entrance fees
- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure with eet-and-greet service
- All local taxes and service charges for meals, accommodations and transportation.

Price Excludes:
- Airfares
- Border taxes if any
- Passport and visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Tips to driver-guide and hotel porters
- Telephone calls
- Laundry
- Things not mentioned as included, and things of personal nature.