14 Days: Nairobi - Amboseli - Aberdare - Samburu - Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara - Serengeti - Ngorongoro - Lake Manyara - Arusha

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4650 - $5000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
14 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Cultural safaris Cultural
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Day 1: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park (250 Kms)

After an early breakfast depart Nairobi for Amboseli National Park situated right at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro to arrive in time for lunch at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Afternoon game drive. The main attraction in Amboseli is its vast herds of Elephants within the Park. The bull elephants here have some of the largest tusks in Kenya. Other wildlife you may have the opportunity to see include; - Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Impala and Leopard. Birdwatchers also will enjoy bird viewing with a variety of species present, these include; - Bee eaters, Pelicans, King fishers, African fish eagles, Martial eagles and Pygmy falcons. One may also get an opportunity to view the spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro if the weather permits. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 2: Amboseli national park

Spend a further day in Amboseli with 2 extended game viewing drives. The park is mostly visited by the tourist to see the roof top of Africa Mt. Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro, the world's biggest birthday present, and sprawls like a Bundt birthday cake drizzled with the continent's coldest icing. When Kilimanjaro was discovered by Europeans in 1848 the Royal Geographical Society of Britain ridiculed Kilimanjaro as impossible. The world's highest freestanding mountain (80 x 40 Km; 50 x 25 miles), out by its lonesome and practically on the equator, simply couldn't exist, at least not with a perpetual cover of snow. But the Brits finally relented to reality and during the halcyon days of the Empire in 1886 Queen Victoria legendarily gave Kilimanjaro as a royal birthday present to her mountain-fancying grandson, Kaiser Wilhelm. Thus the formerly straight line between British East Africa (Kenya) and German Tanganyika (Tanzania) was gerrymandered to kerplunk Kilimanjaro as Germany's newest mountain. All meals and Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

 

Day 3: Amboseli - Aberdares National Park (420 Kms)

Breakfast in the morning and drive to the Aberdares National Park past Nairobi and proceed via the scenic surroundings and farmlands arriving in time for lunch at the Aberdares Country club which is a base serving Hotel for the Tree Ark Lodge. Afternoon transferred by the Lodge vehicle to the Ark lodge where game viewing is done by the lodge balcony . Spend the rest of the day viewing the animals coming to take water at the floodlit waterhole. The nights tend to be chilly and warm clothing is recommended during the visit. Dinner and overnight stay at the Ark Lodge.

Day 4: Aberdares - Samburu National Reserve. (185Kms)

Breakfast at the lodge and drive down the forest and proceed northwards via the scenic surroundings and have a brief stop over at the Equator to experience the corriolis effect and the whirling pool of water demonstrated by the local expert. Proceed to the remote Samburu Game Reserve arriving in good time for lunch at Samburu Sopa Lodge. Evening Game viewing drive in the reserve. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 5: Samburu national Reserve.

Spend the whole day at leisure with unlimited game viewing drives in this reserve inhabited by special game adapted to the semi arid conditions. These special animals: the Gerenuk, Gravy Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich and the Beisa Oryx can only be seen on the northern part of the Equator. Samburu game reserve is a semi desert with a rugged hilly terrain, with great rocky kopjes (small isolated hills) and lots of springs supporting the abundant wildlife. The solitary mountain rises to 2,145m from an otherwise flat area. The Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness made famous in the best selling book and award winning movie Born Free. The Samburu National Reserve is also the home of Kamunyak, a lioness famous for adopting oryx calves. The specialties that can only be found in this part of the world are the gravy zebra, the Somali ostrich, gerenuk and the reticulated giraffe and gazelles the lesser kudu leopard and plenty of lion and herds of elephants and plenty of bird life and other small game. All meals and overnight stay at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

 

DAY 6: SAMBURU - LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK (300 KMS)

Breakfast at the lodge then drive past the northern tip of Aberdares and descend down the floor of the great rift to where Lake Nakuru lodge is situated for lunch. If time permits you will stop shortly at the famous Thompson's falls. You will have time to relax and then set out for an afternoon unlimited game drive in the park where you may have a chance of seeing both the white and the black Rhino, flamingos which are migratory birds and the leopard. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge

DAY 7: LAKE NAKURU - MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE (320 KMS)

Breakfast at the lodge followed by a brief game viewing drive out of the park as you head to Africa's greatest Masai Mara national reserve. Lunch and evening game viewing drive in the reserve with all meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge, www.sopalodges.com.

DAY 8: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE.

Spend the whole day at leisure with morning and afternoon game viewing drives in the reserve world famous for the annual wildebeest migration taking place between the months of July and October. All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge.

 

Day 9: Masai Mara - Isebania border/Serengeti National Park (435 Kms)

After a sumptuous breakfast, depart with picnic lunch boxes and head to the Isebania Border. After clearing customs and immigration formalities, you will join your driver from Tanzania and proceed to the mighty Serengeti National Park for an enroute Game viewing drive. Arrive at Serengeti Sopa lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Serengeti National Park

Spend the whole day at leisure with unlimited game viewing drives in the park. This is Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200, 000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest's trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant's gazelle. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

 

Day 11: Serengeti National Park- Ngorongoro Conservation area (150 Kms)

Breakfast and drive to Ngorongoro conservation are for lunch. Afternoon at relaxation The main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the Ngorongoro Crater, a large, unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera. The crater, which formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 12: Ngorongoro Conservation area.

Breakfast and descend down the crater with picnic lunch boxes for a full day crater tour. This is the largest intact caldera in the world, the Ngorongoro Crater shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens anywhere. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

 

Day 13: Ngorongoro Conservation area - Lake Manyara National Park (70 Kms)

Breakfast and depart for Lake Manyara national park for lunch at the lodge. Evening game viewing drive in the park which is an Inland of the floodplain, a narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara's legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants. Squadrons of banded mongoose dart between the acacias, while the diminutive Kirk's dik-dik forages in their shade. Pairs of klipspringer are often seen silhouetted on the rocks above a field of searing hot springs that steams and bubbles adjacent to the lakeshore in the far south of the park. Manyara provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania's birdlife. More than 400 species have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 100 of these in one day. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serene,

Day 14: Lake Manyara National Park - Arusha/Departure (130 Kms)

After your last Safari breakfast, check out at drive to Arusha for Lunch then transferred to the Kilimanjaro Airport to catch your flight back Home or take an afternoon shuttle bus to Nairobi.

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Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
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Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
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