14 Days Grand Kenya and Tanzania Safari
Immerse into East Africa's abundant wildlife on most stunning parks and reserves, staying in top Luxury Tented Camps/ Lodges and visiting a Maasai village.
Day 1: Arrive JKIA, Nairobi/ Kenya.
Upon arrival in Nairobi you will be met, assisted and transferred to your accommodations. Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel | or similar | Meals Plan: BB.
Day 2: Amboseli National Park | the Foot of Kilimanjaro
Drive to Amboseli National Park at the base of soaring, snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro. Set out in search of its spectacular wildlife — African savannah elephants, leopards, cheetahs and hosts of plains game — all roaming freely amid swamps, springs and a shimmering, dried lakebed. This evening, gather with fellow guests for a welcome dinner. Accommodation - Tawi Lodge. | Meals Plan: BLD
Day 3: Amboseli National Park | Elephant Encounter & Mt. Kilimanjaro
Spend a full day exploring wildlife-rich Amboseli National Park, keeping watch for mighty lions and buffalo during morning and afternoon game drives. After lunch, visit the Amboseli Elephant Research Project to learn about elephant family structure, life cycle and behavior. Accommodation - Tawi Lodge | Meals Plan: BLD
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park | Abundant Game Viewing
Drive to the Tanzania border; proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. In diverse Lake Manyara, see elephants shaded by baobab trees, prolific birdlife and monkeys, who playfully scamper through the groundwater forest. Accommodation - Escarpment Luxury Lodge. Meals Plan: BLD
Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park | Tree Climbing Lions
Spend a full day exploring Lake Manyara National Park, back dropped by the spectacular Great Rift Valley. In the former, look beyond the floodplain to acacia woodlands for resident tree-climbing lions. Other games at the plains in abundance are the elephants, impalas and zebras which traverse the plains until the river calls. Accommodation- Escarpment Luxury Lodge. Meals Plan: BLD
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater | Wildlife-Rich Haven
Travel overland to your elegant lodge, set within an Arabica coffee estate, nestled amid wildlife-populated grasslands of the Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient volcanic caldera. Accommodation - Escarpment Luxury Lodge. Meals Plan: BLD
Days 7: Ngorongoro Crater | Masai Village Visit
Set out on a full-day game drive to explore the panoramic, short-grass prairies along the crater floor, home to rare black rhinos as well as lions, hyenas and gazelles. See vibrant flamingos mirrored in shallow waters and a near-endless procession of other winged wonders, all coexisting with colorfully garbed Maasai herdsmen, who call the stunning landscape home. This afternoon, visit a Maasai village and meet with an elder to learn about local culture and traditions. Accommodation - The Manor at Ngorongoro | Meals: B L D
Day 8-10: Serengeti National Park | African Boundless Savannah
Drive to Serengeti National Park, pausing for a privately guided visit at archaeologically rich Olduvai Gorge en route. The vast Tanzanian landscape hosts one of earth’s last remaining wildlife spectacles: the annual Great Migration, when a staggering number of herbivores trek across the Serengeti plains in search of water and fresh grass, hungry predators following in their wake. Over the next two days, your adventure may reveal giraffes, wildebeests, elephants and much more on morning and afternoon game drives through the boundless Serengeti, home of one of the largest wildlife populations in the world. Keep your camera at the ready for a flash of cheetahs, herd of buffalo or pride of lions. Have a chance to see over 500 species of birds, among them eagles, who glide effortlessly above the sun-soaked landscape. Accommodation - Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti | Meals: B L D
Days 11: Masai Mara Game Reserve | Kenya's Crown Jewel
After breakfast, Fly to the Masai Mara via Arusha and Nairobi. After settling into your lodge or tented accommodations within the Masai Mara, the northern extension of the Serengeti, immerse yourself in the wild during an afternoon game drive. Follow the Mara River to see crocodiles bask in the sun; hippos as they wallow in muddy water; and monkeys, busy sparking mischief overhead. Join fellow guests for cocktails, followed by an elegant, informative dinner highlighting the days ahead. Accommodation - Sanctuary Olonana Luxury Tented Camp | Meals: B L D
Day 12-13: Masai Mara Game Reserve | Unmatched Savannah
Spend two full days exploring the open savanna, woodlands and tree-fringed rivers of the Masai Mara, where patience is rewarded with unique sightings: leopards, which retrieve kills from acacia branches high above, or elephants protecting their young from opportunistic lions. Game viewing is never dull in the Mara, especially when the dramatic, annual Great Migration unfolds. Keep your eyes trained for elephant, zebra and lion sightings as well as a variety of gazelle species. Amid stunning scenery and inspiring wildlife, see Maasai tribesmen traverse the plains or herd goats and cattle. Accommodation - Sanctuary Olonana Luxury Tented Camp | Meals: B L D
Day 14: Depart, Nairobi
Fly back to Nairobi and spend the afternoon at leisure in a comfortable day room. In the evening, transfer to the airport for your departure flight or opt for an option beach holiday extension to Zanzibar | Meals Plan: B