Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli
Pick up from the Jomo Kenyatta international airport or your Nairobi City hotel in the early morning and drive south across the Athi Plains, home of the Masai, via the trading town of Namanga near the Tanzanian border and on to Amboseli. Enter Amboseli park driving slowly, looking for lions, elephants, cheetahs, leopards, gazelles, antelopes and different kind of birds. Check in at Oltukai Lodge, after checking in take your lunch followed by a short afternoon relaxation. At 4 pm go for the evening game drive in the small but game filled Amboseli national park with a chance to see Elephants, lions, cheetahs, gazelles, wildebeests, buffalos zebras, warthogs, different birds and of course Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Oltukai Lodge.
Day 2: Amboseli full day
Spend the day exploring the plains of Amboseli with extended game drives in the morning and evening. Dinner and overnight at the Oltukai Lodge/ Mara Serena Safari Lodge. Meal Plan: Fullboard.
Day 3: Amboseli to Tarangire
Depart Amboseli after an early morning breakfast and drive to Tarangire via Namanga boarder. After boarder paper work for Visa, you will proceed to the Tarangire National park, a park famed for its tree-climbing lions. Arrive at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive will be at 4.00 to 6.00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
Day 4: Tarangire to Lake Manyara
Have an early morning game drive at 6.30 to 8.30 a.m followed by your breakfast. After breakfast, depart Tarangire and drive for approx. one hour to Lake Manyara. Have a mid morning game drive at the Lake Manyara then proceed for Lunch as well as check in at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 5: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro.
Have an early morning cup of tea/coffee at 6.30 a.m before departing for an early morning game drive. At 10.00 a.m, return to the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, depart Lake Manyara and drive for approximately 2 hours to the Ngorongoro crater. Check in at the Ngorongoro Serena as well as have lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro: Full Day Ngorongoro Crater
After an early morning breakfast at 6.00 a.m, descend to the crater floor where you will spend the better part of the day exploring this awe inspiring crater full of wildlife. Lunch will be served at a picnic site within the crater floor. Start your ascend to the crater rim at 4.00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 7: Ngorongoro to Serengeti ;
Have an early morning breakfast then depart Ngorongoro Serena and have a game drive en route to the Oldupai Gorge before proceeding to the Serengeti Serena Lodge with a game drive en route. Lunch will be served picnic. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 8 & Day 9: Full days Serengeti
Have two full days at the Serengeti with extended morning, mid morning and afternoon game drives. You have an option of doing a full day game drive with lunch packed lunch or half day game drives with a break for lunch, however you would like to split your days. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Serena Lodge .
Day 10: Serengeti to Maasai mara
Depart Serengeti Serena after breakfast and drive to the airstrip for a short flight to Sirare boarder. You will have a short cross boarder road transfer to Migori town where go through the migration formalities then take your 12.15 p.m flight to the Maasai mara. After 30 minutes, arrive at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge airstrip where you will be picked and transferred to the Mara Serena Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive at 4.00 to 6.00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 11: Maasai mara
Have an early morning game drive followed by breakfast, after breakfast; depart for a four-hour game drive within the Mara Triangle in hunt for the big cats as well as the great wildebeest migration. Lunch will be at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge. After lunch, relax until 4.00 p.m. time for your evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 12: Maasai mara full day:
Have your breakfast at 7.00 a.m then depart for half day game drive with visit to the mara river in hope of witness a river crossing. At 12.30 p.m, drive back to the Mara Serena Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch, depart for your evening game drive at 4.00 to 6.00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 13: Maasai mara to Lake Nakuru
Depart Maasai mara after breakfast at 7.00 a.m and drive to Lake Nakuru arriving in good time for lunch. After lunch, afternoon game drive will be at 3.30 to 6.00 p.m. Dinner and overnight at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.
Day 14: Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha
Have an early morning game drive at 6.30 to 8.30 a.m then followed by breakfast. After breakfast, have another two hour game drive until 11.30 a.m. when you depart Lake Nakuru and drive to Lake Naivasha. This is a one hour drive. Arrive at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge for lunch. After lunch, spend the afternoon hours relaxing or venture out on a guided tour of the crescent Island. The boat trip gives you an opportunity to see hippos at close range as well as dozens of bird species. At the crescent Island you will have a game walk where you can see small and big wild game as well as many birds. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
Day 15: Lake Naivasha to Nairobi
During the morning hours, you will have an option of visiting the Hells gate National park where you can engage in cycling, walkin, trekking and rock climbing activities. Hells gate is the only park where you are allowed to walk alongside wildlife.Hells gate offers very many stunning features like gorges, hills and valleys. Lunch at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. After lunch, depart Lake Naivasha and drive to Nairobi. Later in the evening, drop off at your hotel or JKIA Airport for your outbound flight.
Price per person Sharing a double/ Twin Room: US $ 6650.00
This itinerary is customisable. You may choose from a wide range of accommodations in each of the locations visited. You may also alter the number of days in each location. You may also reverse this safari to Start at Lake Naivasha and end in Amboseli.