This adventure will leave you wanting more!
Minimum Age: 5 Year(s)
Kenya and Tanzania are primarily big a game destinations and home to many of Africa's legendary parks. Safari tours can easily blend Kenya's Maasai Mara and Amboseli reserves with Tanzania's Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater. The wildebeest migration is the best reason for combining these two destinations. The migration starts in the southern Serengeti, moves through central and western Serengeti and into the Maasai Mara. By combining Kenya and Tanzania, you'll witness the spectacle of the mega-herds and enjoy Africa's best crowd-free game viewing away from the main event.
It is absolutely worth exploring off the off beaten track to take the spectacular scenery and rare wildlife in parks like Kenya's Samburu and Tanzania Tarangire.
No medical restriction is required for this safari
DAY 1: JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO NAIROBI (KENYA)
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver guides, ready to greet and escort you to Nairobi and your chosen hotel. He will introduce you to this wonderful city and country. After your long flight, you will be pleased to discover that Nairobi the undisputed safari capital of East Africa, is balanced at 1661M (5450 ft.) above the mean sea level, keeping the temperature and humid relative low. All around this important city is same Kenya greatest delights. Nairobi River, in the south of the nation. Nairobi is the ideal starting point for safari lovers, within reach of Masai Mara and Lake Nauru in Kenya. Nairobi Capital has its own natural attraction, Nairobi National Park, close by, named after the resident river of the town “Nairobi River”. This financial, administrative and tourist centers is the perfect place to relax after a long journey and before you set off on safari, the holiday of a lifetime.
DAY 2: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK (KENYA)
Today you set out early, collecting from your Nairobi hotel and heading south to stunning Lake Nakuru National Park. We arrive at your lodge by noon, in the time for pleasant lunch. Your afternoon game drive will reveal all the wonders of Lake Nakuru National Park often referred shimmering pink haze as hundreds of flamingos descend upon it. As well as the herds of elephant, Lake Nakuru is home to Buffalo, lion, wildebeest, Zebra, and gazelle while gerenuk and fringe-eared Oryx are local specialties. Lake Nakuru marshy shores are the lure for these mammals and the waters attraction many beautiful bird species, too. Look out for giant kingfishers, hoopoes and delightful-named white bellied go away the bird. At the end of an inspiring afternoon amongst the wildlife, you retire to the comfort of the lodge for an evening meal and same rest.
DAY 3: LAKE NAKURU TO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE (KENYA)
After your breakfast at the lodge, you leave Lake Nakuru early and enjoy a short, pleasant afternoon drive to world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve a huge area of woodland and open plains backed by striking Esoit Oloololo Escarpment. Enjoy exploring the stunning landscape of the park, looking for wildlife on the plains, in the acacia woodlands. Masai Mara is rightly famous for its large number of big cats, but they’re far from the only highlight: by the end of an exhilarating afternoon, you could easily have spotted elephant, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo, and giraffe, plus many other species. In the rainy season, this area is flooded by over a million wildebeest on the annual migration. At the end of the afternoon, it’s back to your lodge for some relaxation and a delicious dinner.
DAY 4: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE (KENYA)
Venture into the Masai Mara National Reserve for a full day’s game drive exploring this diverse environment and view a multitude of wildlife. An optional balloon ride over the Masai Mara at sunrise is also an unforgettable experience.
DAY 5: MASAI MARA TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (KENYA-TANZANIA)
After breakfast, you collect your lunch boxes and leave Masai Mara National Reserve. Your journey takes you west, Kenya & Tanzania border of Isabani-Serari, Check out from Kenya and apply for Tanzania Visa and registration formality. You enjoy a picnic lunch and your exciting destination being a name familiar to everyone the Serengeti You’ll be eager to pursue some more great wildlife spotting opportunities on this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set in the grasslands, savannahs, woods and mountain scenery, which creature will show itself next. These ‘endless plains’ are home to elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, hippo and crocodile the adventure has truly begun. At the end of the afternoon, exhausted and exhilarated, it’s back to your chosen accommodation for dinner and to talk about the many fantastic experiences you’ve had today.
DAY 6: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (TANZANIA)
Spend second nights in Serengeti. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives and laundry. You will not only enjoy the luxuriant tented accommodation but also the drama and beauty of the Serengeti’s abundant wildlife and for most of the year the amazing sight of the annual migration.
DAY 7: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK TO NGORONGORO (TANZANIA)
After breakfast, you’ll start an 8:00 am enjoy morning game drive at Serengeti, afternoon depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, within the Serengeti, is home to more than 30 000 protected animals. It is an area of spectacular beauty and excellent game viewing, a truly unique safari destination in Africa. The Ngorongoro Crater, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world. Some maintain that before it erupted, it would have been higher than Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Today, long since having collapsed and eroded, it is an extensive highland area with the famous 600 meter deep Ngorongoro Crater as its focal point. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth. Fresh springs and a large soda lake quench the thirst of all the inhabitants. The black rhino is protected within its rim, giant-tusked elephants wander the forests, black-maned lions stalk the grasslands, and flamingos crowd the soda lakes.
DAY 8: NGORONGORO CRATER (TANZANIA)
After an early but delicious breakfast, you will be invited to travel to what undoubtedly is one of the ‘Natural Wonders of the World’ The Ngorongoro Crater. Filmed and documented by naturalists from the four corners of the earth, The Ngorongoro Crater, the largest ‘dry’ caldera of its kind, is home to almost all the animals that you would wish to see in East Africa.Large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze 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 Maasai tribesmen herd their cattle and goats over green pastures through the highland slopes, living alongside the wildlife as they have for centuries.
DAY 9: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK (TANZANIA)
After your breakfast at the lodge, you leave early and enjoy a short, pleasant morning drive to Lake Manyara. Exploring the stunning landscape of the park, looking for wildlife on the plains, in the acacia woodlands and by the shores of the shallow alkaline lake. Lake Manyara is rightly famous for its tree-climbing lions, but they’re far from the only highlight: by the end of an exhilarating afternoon, you could easily have spotted elephant, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo, and giraffe, plus many other species. Pink-hued flamingos, one of 400 bird species recorded here, provide a splash of color. At the end of the afternoon, it’s back to your lodge for some relaxation and a delicious dinner.
DAY 10: LAKE MANYARA TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK (TANZANIA-KENYA)
After breakfast from your lodge, enjoy a short drive to Lake Manyara National Park. En-route we will take the opportunity to stop and explore Mto wa Mbu Village. This village is considered a melting pot of the many different tribes in Tanzania. The children will love to explore the busy and interesting marketplace. You will arrive at your accommodation, Lake Manyara Serena Lodge in time to settle in and enjoy a hot lunch. In the evening you will enjoy a game drive.
DAY 11: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK (KENYA)
After breakfast, you start today with the morning section of your game drive in Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for being the best spot in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro the highest free-standing mountain in the world. This day you explore five main wildlife habitats open grassland plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush, swamps and marshland that characterize Amboseli. These ecosystems are home to gazelles, elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, wildebeests, zebras, hippos among others. The presence of the permanent swamp makes birdlife in Amboseli abundant.
DAY 12: AMBOSELI TO JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KENYA)
If time permits after breakfast morning game drive till midday when you will have lunch at your lodge and say farewell to Best of East Africa Safari, then proceed to Nairobi drop at Nairobi Airport for your onward journey back home End of Safari.