Day 1: Transfer from JKIA to Laico Regency Hotel Nairobi: Airport Transfer to Laico Regency Hotel Nairobi for overnight rest.
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital City, it is one of the largest and most influential cities in Africa, an important commercial and financial regional hub. The only capital city in the world which boasts a National Park - Nairobi National Park, the hub of East Africa and packed with unique attractions.
This is a port of entry for most travellers to Kenya and Tanzania. This is home to one of Kenya's most loved attractions: Karen Blixen, Giraffe Centre and the Daphne & David & Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.
Day 2: Domestic Flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve – The Great Migration: Maasai Mara National Reserve is a land of breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife, and endless plains. The quintessential Maasai Mara safari delivers many attractions and is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game as well as the two million animals that make up the Great Migration.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve was named for the Maasai people who inhabit the area, and for the Mara River, which flows through this great reserve. It shares a border with Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and is essentially a continuation of this park, forming the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem.
In addition to the abundant wildlife in the reserve, no Maasai Mara safari would be complete without a cultural experience with the Maasai people.
Day 3: Full Day Game Drive to Enjoy Great Migration Spectacle View at Maasai Mara: Great Migration - One of nature's biggest wildlife spectacles is the wildebeest migration - watch in awe as the animals cross the Mara River for the Maasai Mara (Jul - Oct).
Glide over the Maasai Mara in a Hot Air Balloon as you view wildlife haven, with the Big Five regularly spotted on game drives followed by an indulgent champagne breakfast celebration.
Day 4: Game Drive to the Hell’s Gate National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park: Hell’s Gate National Park covers an area of 68.25 square km. It is characterized by diverse topography and geological scenery. It is an important home of the lammergeyer (The Bearded Vulture). The breathtaking scenery, complete with towering cliffs, gorges, rock towers, volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam, make it one of the most atmospheric parks in Africa.
Watch African buffalos, zebras, elands, hartebeests, Thomson’s gazelles, baboons and over 100 bird species including vultures, Verreaux’s eagles, augur buzzards and swifts. Rare lammergeier vultures, as well as the Chandler’s mountain reedbuck and the klipspringer antelope also call the park home.
Combine with Lake Nakuru National Park & Lake Baringo Hot Springs: This is the Bird Watchers’ Paradise - On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives.
Day 5: Early Morning Road Drive to Arusha and check-in at Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge: Enjoy evening rest at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge Set in 50 acres of virgin Tanzanian bush in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes’ drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater.
This all-inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant, a bar and conference facilities. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Spa.
Day 6: Full Day Game Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area N. Park: Ngorongoro is indeed a natural wonder, an extinct Volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where almost every game can be spotted.
You will have clear views from the top of the crater; this is the most exciting angle to feel what nature is. You will see animals like buffalos, Zebras, wildebeest, gazelle that depend on the open grasslands in the crater. As these animals graze, the predators are also in the corner waiting to get their share. Carnivores include; the black-manned lion, the leopard and hyena.
You will see a soda lake which attracts countless water birds like flamingoes which is also a favorite place for carnivores to kill. Perhaps this is the reason why Ngorongoro is called the ‘”Garden of Eden’’. Because there is a lot to do here, you are always advised to carry packed lunch such that you eat enroute.
Day 7: Full Day Game Drive to Serengeti National Park: At Serengeti National Park, you will be in a position to view all the big five and other animals like the zebras, gazelle, antelopes, wildebeest and some others. This Serengeti National park also has a few carnivores like the lions, leopards, hyenas and cheaters.
Return to hotel for early Dinner.
Serengeti Hot Air Balloon Safaris (Night Game Drive): Here you will meet your hot air balloon pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of the hot air balloon. This is the only time you will be allowed to move about the Serengeti during the hours of darkness and you may just glimpse some nocturnal animals, unusual sights and the possibility to take some very unique animals pictures and photos.
Day 8: Check-out from Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge: Stopover Tour at The Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre: It is a place where the past and present of the Tanzania's 120-plus tribes can be viewed in a single compound. The Centre boasts of various carvings, gemstones, artifacts, clothing and books.
Road drive from Neptune Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge to Parkview Inn Moshi roughly 4 hours’ drive. Overnight at Parkview Inn Moshi.
Day 9: Day Hike to Kilimanjaro National Park through Marangu Route: An opportunity to reach the foot of the World's Highest Free-Standing Mountain. The trek will also allow you to see baboons, bush pigs, mongooses, elephants and a number of other animals and view waterfalls.
Day 10: Airport Transfer to KIA for Flight to Zanzibar Island: On arrival you will be transferred to Neptune Pwani Beach Resorts by Neptune Hotel.
Zanzibar is one of the largest and most important cities in Tanzania. This modern city offers so much to do and see. The beautifully preserved old Stone Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is worth a visit during your Travel to Zanzibar.
Afternoon visit of the historical monuments such at the Arab Fort and the House of Wonders.
Day 11: Visit of the Historical Monuments & Beach Relaxation: Second day visit of the historical monuments such at the Arab Fort and the House of Wonders and/or shop for the exquisite handicraft items and artifacts made by the local people.
Transfer to Zanzibar Airport from Neptune Pwani Beach
Return flight from Zanzibar International Airport, Tanzania.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.