10 Days Kenya and Tanzania
Day 1 : Nairobi - Masai Mara National Park
The day starts with a pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs. a
safari briefing session with our tour consultant then drive to
the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the northern part of the
Serengeti, one of Kenya's most favored game-viewing areas. The
reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is
the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted
grasslands studded with hazy hills. Afternoon game drive to see
the sundowner as hoping to see Lions in large prides, Elephants,
buffalos, zebras and numerous plain .Dinner and overnight stay
at a camp/lodge
Day 2 & 3: Masai Mara game reserve
Full days spent exploring the park in search of the big 5. with
a possibility of seeing the spectacular annual wildebeest
migration /herds that takes place from July to October .
Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost
of US$ 430 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at camp/lodge
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it
is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been
You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe,
wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild
dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It
is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the
natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of
millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania)
in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the
predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena
Day 4 Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru National park
Depart the camp soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru
National park. Lunch at Lake Nakuru guest house then proceed for
afternoon game drives at Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake in
the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo
population as one of the world's greatest ornithological
Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a
considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many
large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles; this
is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru
National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino
reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can see
Rothschild's giraffes. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru guest
Day 5 : Lake Nakuru – Amboseli
Depart soon after breakfast and drive to Amboseli national park
via Nairobi with packed lunches. Afternoon game drives then
proceed to Kibo safari camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Amboseli - Lake Manyara
Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives exit the
park and, we drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We also
pass through Arusha to Lake Manyara National park with lunch
enroute. Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from,
the view is always fantastic. We proceed to a camp/lodge for
dinner and overnight stay.
Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the
Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic
western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In
addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main
attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its
hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other
places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at
certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging
from savannah, to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a
variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies.
Day 7: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National park
Morning game drives at Lake Manyara National park then proceeds
to Serengeti national park. Game is viewed as we proceed to the
campsite/lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 Serengeti National park National park
Full day spent exploring the park.
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park
covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara
National reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about
2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra,
Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland,
Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck,
buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract
a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden
jackals and bat eared foxes.
Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black
rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area.
Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and
kori bustard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and
raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the
lilac breasted roller.
Day 9: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater
After an early breakfast, we drive south to the magnificent
Ngorongoro crater enter into the crater for a full day crater
tour with packed lunches ascend the crater and drive to Simba
campsite for dinner and overnight stay
The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic
caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena.
It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world,
not only because of its geological magnificence, but also
because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some
of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals.
Day 10: Ngorongoro – Arusha-Nairobi
Breakfast at leisure then drive to Arusha to arrive by 1200 hrs,
board an afternoon shuttle bus to Nairobi to arrive by 1830 hrs.
Drop off at the airport to board your home bound flight or spend
a night in a city hotel.