Day 1: Nairobi / Mt Kenya
Arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi where you will be met by All Seasons Safaris & Tours Representative and briefed concerning your safari as we assist with visa formalities, then escorted past the custom counter where you will be given mineral water to freshen up.
You will be introduced to your driver guide and be given your personalized detailed itinerary.
Day 2: Mt Kenya / Lake Nakuru
Breakfast then take a drive to Lake Nakuru.
After breakfast you will then drive to Nakuru.
You will pass through Nyahururu one of Kenya’s highest cities, at 2360 m above sea level.
Just outside of town lies Thomson’s Falls.
Arrive at the Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill lodge In time for lunch.
16:00hrs- you will have an afternoon game drive at the Lake Nakuru National Park.
Day 3: Nakuru / Maasai Mara
Breakfast then take a drive to The Magical Mara”.Masai Mara is one of Kenya’s best loved reserves. It is an extension of the Serengeti ecosystem to the south. Each year, Mara is the staging ground for the “Great Migration”, one of the awe-inspiring natural events
You will have two stops en route to visit the wash rooms. What to expect as you drive to Masai mara is to see a nice country site – you will also pass by large scale wheat farms and admire the nomadic masai people with their unique culture herding their life stock by the road side.
Then proceed on with your drive to the jewel of Kenya’s parks, the world famous Masai Mara Game (Wildlife) Reserve. This is Kenya’s number one park and is always on every tourist’s “Must see list”. Full of life with various types of animals and birds,
Apart from the big five, the Masai Mara is most famous for the spectacular annual migration of over a million wildebeest, zebra, gazelle etc from the Serengeti in northern Tanzania crossing the Mara River into Kenya in search of fresh feeding grounds, which takes place in late July - October.
During this crossing, hundreds of animals are swept away by the first moving Mara River and others are killed by the ferocious African Crocodiles. This crossing gives true meaning to the phrase “Survival of the fittest”.
Watch the wildebeest migrations.
You are visiting Masai mara to see the annual migrations which starts from the month of June and climaxes in the month of August before closing over to Serengeti towards the month of Oct
1300 hrs – Finally arrive at the Maasai Mara Serena lodge
13:30 hrs – Have your buffet Lunch.
1500 hrs – Enjoy your afternoon tea and coffee at the lobby.
1530 hrs - your driver/guides will take you for an afternoon game drive in search of the shy and elusive leopard, the solitary and ill-tempered Rhino, lions, buffalos, and many others. As the sun starts to edge its way dip into the African horizon it will be the perfect opportunity to capture the beautiful Mara landscape on film or video camera.
Return to the lodge and overnight
Day 4: Maasai Mara
Early morning Breakfast and then you leave the lodge with picnic lunch so that you can be able to get to the deeper Maasai Mara for a full day game drive.
Return to the lodge and have an optional bush dinner specially designed for you amidst Maasai Dancers.
Day 5: Maasai Mara
You will have an early morning game drive or optional balloon ride.
Optional Balloon ride
06 Schedules: BALLOON SAFARI IN MASAI MARA – 1 HOUR RIDE.
05:00 am: You will be picked up from your lodge and transfer you to the launch site. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon.
At dawn we take off, rising as the sun rises and float in whichever direction the winds of the morning take us. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below.
From time to time the pilot must put more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. In between these burns, there is silence apart from the natural sounds below. The flight is for about one hour depending on conditions, on landing you celebrate in the traditional manner with champagne (well, an excellent sparkling wine), before sitting down to a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in 'Out of Africa' style with bone china, linen table cloths, King's silver etc.
After breakfast you receive your Balloon certificate and we drive you back to the Lodge with game viewing enroute
13:00hrs-Have lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure either relaxing in your room or take a swim.
15:00hrs- Coffee pr tea at the lobby.
16:00hrsAfternoon game drive
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6: Maasai Mara / Serengeti
Breakfast at the Lodge and then proceed to Serengeti National Park through the Isebania boarder
The name Serengeti is an approximation of the word used by the Maasai to describe the area.
The park covers 14,763 km² (5,700 square miles) of grassland plains and savanna as well as riverine forest and woodlands. The park lies in the north of the country, bordered to the north by the national Tanzania and Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Arrive at Serengeti Serena lodge.
Day 7: Serengeti
Early morning Breakfast and then you leave the lodge with picnic lunch so that you can be able to get to the deeper Serengeti for a full day game drive.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 8: Serengeti / Ngorongoro
Breakfast at the Serena lodge then proceed to Ngorongoro Conservancy Area.
Arrive in time for lunch at the Ngorongoro Sopa lodge.
12:30 hrs Depart for half day crater tour
Day 9: Ngorongoro / Lake Manyara
After breakfast you take a drive to Lake Manyara
Arrive at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge in time for lunch.
Day 10: Lake Manyara / Nairobi
After breakfast you will then drive to Nairobi.
Have lunch in Arusha and proceed on to Nairobi.
You will be transferred to Sarova Panafric.
Day 11: Lake Manyara / Nairobi
You will be transferred to the airport at leisure and have a safe flight home.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.