Here’s a chance to experience two countries Kenya and Tanzania visiting the most special parks, off the beaten trail. All parks are dense with predators , grazers but also offers different views of the land scape
This is the tour plan for 11 days Masai mara Lake Nakuru Lake Naivasha Amboseli Serengeti Ngorongoro Manyara & Tarangire national park safari . The itinerary can be reversed to start in Tanzania to Kenya. The tour can be customized to fit your budget and standards by changing the accommodation
DAY 1: NAIROBI / MASAI MARA
After breakfast, we pick you up your hotel at 08:00am, and then depart from our offices 08:30-am toMasai Mara Game Reserve via the Great Rift Valley view point. Descend the escarpment and drive to Narok-town where you will stop for a wash-room. Proceed to Masai Mara arriving in good time for lunch.Mara is famous for its black manned lions and yearly migration of wildebeests. Game viewing in the afternoon is guaranteed.
The Masai Mara is Kenya’s arguably the most famous reserve. It’s smooth grass carpeted hills and plains dotted with flat topped acacia trees are full of rich faunal diversity, fulfilling the expectations of any visitor searching the African landscape for the BIG 5. Located west of the Great Rift Valley, Mara is a natural extension of the Serengeti plains in the neighboring Tanzania . The Mara River , the reserve’s backbone traverses north to south. This course is the natural barrier crossed each year by large migratory heard of wildebeest and zebra which march across the two parks in search of pasture, crossing en route, the crocodile infested Mara River . Coupled with ever watchful predatory cats in the midst, the annual migration is a risky affair and fraught with peril. Morning and evening game drives through the Marareserve gives you a chance of spotting a diverse array of wildlife including elephants, giraffe, black rhino, cheetah, gazelle, buffalo, hippo, various other herbivores and bird species.
Dinner and overnight or Similar-MARA SIDAI CAMP L, D).
DAY 2: MASAI MARA – WHOLE DAY
A full day spent game viewing a cross the rich savannah grassland and rolling hills. The famous Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black-manned lions, leopard and cheetah but also contains numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found here in the Mara.
Dinner and overnight at MARA SIDAI CAMP Similar- (B,L, D)
DAY 3: MASAI MARA/ LAKE NAKURU- (B, L, D)
Have Pre- breakfast game-viewing drive from 06:30am to 09:00am.Return to the camp for full-buffet breakfast and then depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park , lunch on the way to LakeNakuru Park . Arriving late in the evening Lake Nakuru National Park-is world famous and was created a National Park, to protect its stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn its shores pink. Its birdlife is world renowned: a beacon for leading Ornithologists, scientists and wildlife film-makers. The park spans an attractive range of wooded and bush grassland around the lake offering wide ecological diversity, from lake water, woodland to the rocky escarpments and ridges.Notable game within the lake includes hippo and clawless otters. On the shores roam waterbuck, Bohor’s Reedbuck and zebra. The woodlands and forest are now home to both black and white rhino. Game viewing is relatively easy: buffalo, leopard, tree climbing-lions, Rothschild’s giraffe, Black and White Colobus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bush lands offer eland, steenbok, impala, Chandler ’s reedbuck and dik dik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at Golden palace hotel or similar(B, L, D).
DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU / AMBOSELI (B,L,D)
After breakfast, morning game drive later dive to Amboseli National Park via Nairobi for lunch. After lunch proceed with your journey driving through the magnificent scenery and herds of wild animals toAmboseli National Park . The park lies at the base of snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro and is renowned for its large population of huge red/elephants. Amboseli is in the centre of Masai land. On arrival, you’ll be checked in and refreshes-up before proceeding for your introductory game viewing-drive in this splendid park. Dinner and overnight at Kimana camp or similar
(B, L, D).
DAY 5: AMBOSELI PARK – WHOLE DAY. (B, L,D)
After breakfast, proceed for a morning game viewing drive. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, it’s at leisure or further evening game drive in search of herds of elephants, plains game and the several bird species that are resident in this park. Dinner and overnight Camping at Kimana camp or similar (B, L, D).
DAY 6: AMBOSELI – ARUSHA- (B, L, )
An early morning breakfast then depart Amboseli with game drive to connect a shuttle bus to Arusha.Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel of your choice
DAY 7: ARUSHA -LAKE MANYARA
Pick up from your hotel at 8.30am in the morning for Lake Manyara with picnic lunch arriving late afternoon. Enjoy an evening game drive in the Lake National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other varieties of birdlife. Dinner and overnight at the Panaroma camp.
DAY 8. LAKE MANYARA – NGORONGORO.
After breakfast depart for NgorongoroConservation Area. Lunch at the creater. This afternoon, you will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open Savannahwhere the lions hunt for food. Dinner and overnight at the Simba A camp.
DAY 9. NGORONGORO – SERENGETI.
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years . Meals and overnight at campsite.
DAY 10: SERENGETI – ARUSHA
This is the last day of our trip, leave Serengeti with an en route game drive. Leave Serengeti for Arusha Arriving late in the afternoon drop you at the airport to catch your flight back at home or extent your trip to zanzibar
Masai mara Lake Nakuru Lake Naivasha Amboseli Serengeti Ngorongoro Manyara & Tarangire national park