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10 DAYS LAKE NAKURU | MASAI MARA | SERENGETI | NGORONGORO |ARUSHA | DEPARTURE

Day 1: Arrival/Nairobi:

Arrival at Nairobi airport, meet and assist you. You will be transferred to Nairobi Safari Club, 20 minutes drive, for rest booked on bed and breakfast basis. Nairobi Safari Club all-suite accommodation offers a bedroom with dressing table and en suite bathroom communicating into a spacious lounge; in general a make up of three telephones with voice messaging and direct telephone dial facility to any destination worldwide, and AT&T connection at no charge, comfortable leisure seating, writing desk, dining table, personal bar, personal digital code safe, and satellite television with remote control often viewing channels. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.

Day 2: Nairobi/Nakuru:

After breakfast, drive 160 km, 2 hours to Lake Nakuru National Park. Check in at your lodge for lunch and afternoon leisure. Lake Nakuru Lodge is set on a plateau according to a panoramic view of the pink colored shores of the lake from your private verandah. The rooms have a private veranda. The lake attracts thousands of lesser and greater flamingos among other tens of species of birds. There are a variety of bird species to watch in this lake. Not only does this lake boast of being a bird's paradise, it is also a rhino sanctuary for the highly endangered black and white rhinos. Other animals found here include cheetahs, leopards, lions, waterbucks, zebras, gazelles, Rothschild Giraffe amongst others. Enroute to the park, an unrivalled panorama of scenic views of the Great Rift Valley unfolds giving you an unmatched photographic opportunity. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge, B, L, D

Day 3: Nakuru/Masai Mara:

After breakfast, proceed to Masai Mara Game Reserve, 300 km 5 hours. Masai Mara is arguably the world's most famous game reserve with unrivaled natural beauty and wildlife concentration. It forms part of the Great Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. It is home to all the big five (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and the rhino). Over 95 species of mammals are found in this great reserve. Besides mammals, over 350 bird species have been recorded here and the scenic beauty is unrivaled. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge, B,L, D

Day 4 and 5: Masai Mara:

Two days spent in the Mara and on game drives - morning and afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge, B,L,D

Optional activities:

-Visit a local Maasai village for a Maasai cultural tour: US$ 25 per person
-Hot air balloon ride: US$ 450 per person

Day 6: Masai Mara/Sirari border/Serengeti:

After an early breakfast, drive to Sirari border on Kenya/Tanzania (Mara/Serengeti), prior visas required. This will involve a change of vehicles and driver/guides. Proceed to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Serengeti has a breathtaking vista of a landscape teeming with game. Big game feed in full view of in this park. Enroute game viewing to arrive at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge set high on the hill with a breathtaking vista of a landscape teeming with game. Big game feed in full view of the lodge itself. The lodge design is simple but stunning, inspired by a traditional African Village. The lodge is rich in the local atmosphere created by indigenous handicrafts and art. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. B,L,D

Day 7: Serengeti:

Full day to explore the world's largest migratory concentration of plain game. Serengeti is described as one of the unique areas of the world. The 14000 SQ. km terrain includes grassy plains and savannah stretch dotted with flat topped acacia trees. In the north Serengeti borders with the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve and across this border one million Wildebeest trek every year in their annual search for the best grazing. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. B,L,D

Day 8: Serengeti/Ngorongoro:

After breakfast, drive take game drives in Serengeti National Park. You will then drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a stop at Olduvai Gorge for a pre-historic tour. Arrive at Ngorongoro Sopa in the evening for leisure and relaxation. This collapsed caldera is 610 meters deep and has a floor 18 km wide. Views from the rim of the crater are spectacular. The crater has become a unique conservation area where Lion, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo roam in perfect safety. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. B,L,D

Day 9: Ngorongoro:

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. An extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where the largest permanent concentration of African game is on display. The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breathtaking which are forested but four-wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. Attracting predators, the black-maned lion, the leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here. A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingoes and is a favorite place for predators to make their kill. Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden. The game drives are done with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, B,L,D.

Day 10: Ngorongoro/Arusha/Nairobi/Departure:

After breakfast, catch up with an afternoon scheduled shuttle bus (shared) to Nairobi departing at 2 pm and arrives Nairobi airport at approximately 7 pm. Connect your international flight back home after a wonderful and exciting African safari. (Optional flight at US$ 250 per person) B.

Kenya/Tanzania Safari price: US$ 3950 per person sharing. Single room supplement: US$ 920

Included in the safari price:

-Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
-Transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van in Kenya and Land cruiser in Tanzania
-Vehicle with roof hatches for easy safari game viewing, photography and touring
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari
-Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodation in double/twin/triple rooms
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
-Arrival and departure transfers
-Bottled mineral water whilst on safari
-Specialised services all through

Excluded in the Kenya Tanzania tour price:

-Tips
-Laundry
-Beverages/Drinks
-International flights
-Visas to Kenya/Tanzania
-Items of personal nature

-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

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