Tour Name:The wildlife trails safari
Duration:13Days | 12Nights
Departure Days:Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of Vehicle:Safari is in a 7 Seater Tour mini van(2 WD/4 WD) with pop up roof or a 4x4 Land Cruiser/ at a supplemented cost.Tanzania is 4x4 Land Cruiser/Land Rover.
Itinerary:Samburu,Aberdares,Lake Nakuru,Masai Mara,Serengeti,Ngorongoro,Lake Manyara,Tarangire
Day 1.Samburu National Reserve
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the north rugged semi desert region arriving in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at samburu sopa lodge / similar.
Morning and afternoon game drive inside the park search for the stars of samburu rarely found elsewhere like the reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx, gerenuk. In between meals optional visit to samburu villages. All meals and overnight at samburu Sopa lodge/ similar
Day 3.Aberdares ( Tree tops).
Morning game drive at samburu followed by breakfast and depart for Aberdares at the shoulders of mount Kenya arriving for lunch at Outspan hotel transfer to treetops lodge for dinner and overnight. Game viewing at the floodlit waterhole and saltlick.
Day 4.Lake Nakuru National Park.
Breakfast at Aberdares and depart for Lake Nakuru , which is an armchair in the Rift Valley Lakes stopping at the Thomson Falls to arrive Nakuru for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge/Sarova lion Hill/Similar.
Day 5.Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Breakfast at lodge and depart for game viewing as you proceed for Mara, Drive to the baboon rocks for a spectacular view, see thousands of birds feeding in the alkaline water, look for waterbucks and warthogs as you leave the park. Proceed for Mara crossing loita plains arriving Mara. Game viewing enroute to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mara sopa lodge/similar
Day 6.Maasai Mara
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park. Search for wildgame black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the masai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara Simba lodge/Similar.
Day 7.Masai Mara - Isebania - Serengeti
Early breakfast and drive from Masai Mara to the Isebania border with picnic lunches arriving at midday. Enjoy game viewing on your way out of the park or head straight to the border. Meet your Tanzanian Driver/guide and continue into Tanzania to the Serengeti,the excursion will include a multi-hour drive across highway and bumpy patches of road to the border.Switch between your Kenyan and Tanzanian guide, crossing the border and continuing your safari. You will also be switching vehicles.Continue on to Serengeti .You'll have the option to stop and enjoy a box lunch by Lake Victoria, visit a fishing village, or head straight to the park. Enjoy game viewing on the way to your lodge.Accommodation at Serengeti serena lodge/Seronero serena camp/Serengeti sopa Lodge.
Day 8.Serengeti National Park.
Morning and afternoon game inside the Park taking you to different parts of the park famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest (gnus) and zebra set off for maasai Mara in search of better grazing grounds and water, search for numerous plains game. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge/Similar.
Day 9.Serengeti - Ngorongoro
Morning Breakfast and depart from the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with picnic lunches. Some enroute game viewing as you leave the Serengeti. Drive through with an optional stop at Olduvlai gorge, the Serengeti welcome centre and lookout point, or stop for lunch at a picnic spot. The Olduvai Gorge or Oldupai Gorge is commonly referred to as "The Cradle of Mankind." It is a steep-sided ravine in the Great Rift Valley, which stretches along eastern Africa. Olduvai is in the eastern Serengeti Plains in northern Tanzania and is about 30 miles (48 km) long. The gorge is named after the Maasai word for the wild sisal plant Sansevieria ehrenbergii, commonly called Oldupai.Enjoy a picnic lunch (included in tour price).Then drive up and around Ngorongoro Crater to your next accommodation. Accommodation at Ngorongoro Serena lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Wildlife lodge ngorongoro.
Descend the crater floor with picnic lunches for a full day game drive at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There are only three roads that connect the crater rim with the crater floor, one for driving down, one for driving up and another that goes both ways. The crater is roughly 20 km/12 mi wide and 600 m/2,000 ft deep, once you've reached the top of the caldera it takes about 45 minutes to descend to the crater floor. The floor is home to a rich and highly concentrated wildlife. Some 20,000 mammals live there, including about 20 black rhinos, making the crater the best place in Tanzania to see the rhino. The crater floor also has one of the highest carnivore saturations in the world. Lions, cheetahs, hyenas and jackals are commonly seen, while leopards, servalcats and bat-eared foxes may be seen with some good luck. You'll spend most of the day in the crater.Enjoy a picnic lunch (included in tour price).
Day 11.Ngorongoro - Manyara
Breakfast at lodge and depart for Lake Manyara National Park arriving in time for lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive inside the park, look for a variety of wildgame .Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 12.Tarangire National Park.
Early Morning game drive in Manyara.Breakfast and depart for Tarangire arriving for lunch.
Afternoon Game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire sopa lodge.
After breakfast you depart for Arusha arriving for lunch at Arusha Impala Hotel. Board the
Afternoon (1400 hours) Shuttle Bus and cross the border and onwards to arrive Nairobi early evening (1900 hours) and transfer to Nairobi airport for flight out
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Using Sopa Lodges...
Price For each of 2 persons sharing USD4960
Price For each of 4 persons sharing USD4195
Price For each of 6 persons sharing USD3910
For April-June and November-Dec Kindly enquire
Daily departures,minimum in 2 persons.
Transportation in tourist minibuses Vehicle with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing, Full board accommodation on safari,drinking mineral water, 4 wheel drive vehicle in Tanzania, All park entrance fees,services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide, extensive game drives in the national parks,Arusha/Nairobi transfer,Air Rescue Service fee,Airport transfers in Nairobi.
Any Nairobi overnights, personal and baggage insurance,Alcoholic drinks, Beverages, tips, visas, optional activities, or any items of personal expenditure.