13 Days Classic Kenya
and Tanzania Safari
Witness East Africa's abundant wildlife on game drives through the region's most stunning parks and reserves, staying in Luxury Lodges/camp and visiting Maasai village
Day 1: Arrive JKIA, Nairobi/ Kenya.
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, our representative will meet/ welcome and transfer you to the hotel of your preference for an overnight stay with Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast.
Day 2: Amboseli National Park - Shade of Mt.Kilimanjaro
Depart after breakfast for Amboseli National Park at the base of soaring, snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro. Set out in search of its spectacular wildlife African savannah red-elephants, leopards, cheetahs, and an abundance of plains game roaming freely in swamps, springs, and shimmering dried lakebed. This evening, enjoy a sumptuous welcoming dinner with fellow guests. Overnight spend at Amboseli Serena lodge with Meals Plan: B L D
Day 3: Amboseli National Park | Elephant's Paradise
Spend a whole day exploring wildlife-rich Amboseli National Park, keeping watch for the “Big Five” - mighty lions, buffalo, leopard, rhinos, and herd of elephants. Enjoy the Morning and afternoon game drives with a break for lunch, visit the Amboseli Elephant Research Centre for insight about elephant family structure and life cycle. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge | Meals Plan: B L D
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park | Abundant Game Viewing
After breakfast, drive to the border of Kenya and Tanzania for immigration formalities, continuing to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara Park lies within the Great Rift Valley eco-system with great sightings of elephants, baobab trees, and prolific birdlife. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge | Meals Plan: BLD
Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park | Adventurous
Spend the better part of the day exploring Lake Manyara National Park, back-dropped by the spectacular and breathtaking views of resident tree-climbing lions. Have a nature walk this morning along the lake-shore, break for lunch then proceed to Ngorongoro Crater rim with an en-route game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at Escarpment Lodge | Meals Plan: B L D
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater | Wildlife-Rich Haven
Descend the crater-floor after breakfast for the better part of the day. Explore the crater till late afternoon. Have a picnic lunch, then later ascend the crater to your lodge which nestled on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge | Meals Plan: B L D
Days 7-9: Serengeti National Park | Savannah Country
Drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge for a privately guided rich-archaeological tour. Have 3 nights here to explore the Magic of Serengeti. The vast Tanzanian landscape hosts one of earth’s last remaining wildlife spectacles: the annual Great Migration, with a staggering number of herbivores trek across the Serengeti plains in search of water and fresh grass, hungry predators like the lions, cheater, leopard, hyena, and wild-dogs follow in their wake very closely to make a kill. Over 400 birds’ species have been recorded here. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge | Meals Plan: B L D
Day 10: Masai Mara Game Reserve | Jewel of Africa
Depart after breakfast and fly to the Masai Mara via Arusha and Nairobi. On arrival at Mara Airstrip, be met by your guide and proceed for a game drives en-route to your lodge or tented accommodations. Have an afternoon game drive up to the Mara River to see crocodiles basking in the sun; hippos as they wallow in muddy water; and monkeys jumping from canopies above. Join fellow guests for cocktails, followed by an informative dinner highlighting the days ahead. Accommodation at Sanctuary Olonana | Meals Plan: B L D
Days 11-12: Masai Mara Game Reserve | Unmatched Wildlife
Spend two full days exploring the open savanna, woodlands, and tree-fringed rivers of the Masai Mara, with plenty of cats-animal unique sightings: leopards that retrieve kills from acacia branches high above, or a herd of the lion can hold you hostage as they use the vehicle shadow to escape the midday heat. 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. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Olonana | Meals Plan: B L DReserve. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 13: Depart, Nairobi
After breakfast, game drive en-route to the Airstrip to connect your flight back to Nairobi and spend the afternoon at leisure in a comfortable day room. In the evening, transfer to the airport for your onward- flight to Zanzibar/ Diani beach holiday/ or back home. The Sarova Stanley Hotel | Meals Plan: BL.