This 12 day safari spectacle show cases the best highlights of Kenya and northern Tanzania. The safari works on a scheduled departure basis, and starts and ends in Nairobi. This safari takes guests on a journey through East Africa exploring enroute; lakes, villages where we meet local people, cities and most importantly some of the best National Parks and Games Reserve in Kenya and Tanzania ...a great safari for a first timer to Africa, who would like to get as much out of their time in Africa. The 12 day safari is based on 4 star accommodation, and operates as small groups (6 to 7 passengers per vehicle, thereby all guests are guaranteed a window seat).
Up on arrival at Nairobi Airport JKIA you will be met at appropriate time and transfer to Nairobi city hotel Panafric Hotel.
Meal Plan: Breakfast.
After breakfast begin of Best of East Africa safari, travel to Lake Nakuru National Park for game drive, famous for its Pink Flamingos, White Rhino, Lion, and Leopard. Drive to the edge of the Lake to view thousands of birds feeding in the alkaline water, see the sweeping view from the top of Baboon Rocks, then look for Warthogs and Waterbucks as you leave the park.
Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Lion Hill Lodge - 4 Star.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
After breakfast travel to Masai Mara Game Reserve for game drive through rough and country side road, famous for its Big Five and Big cats, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah, en-route game drive pm.
Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge Mara Sopa Lodge Lodge or Mara Simba Lodge - 5 Star.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, Dinner.
Morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular Masai Mara game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities. Blessed with a permanent water supply, Masai Mara has a permanent population of plains game. The ‘Big Five’ – Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino are quite common.
Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Simba Lodge - 4 Star.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
After breakfast we pack up and leave our lodge with a picnic lunch for long drive from Masai Mara crossing, the Kenya and Tanzania boarder of Isebania and Serari where you will clear customs and Immigration, than proceed to the shore of laker Victoria – Musoma town for sunset dinner by the lake.Enjoy freh fish.
Dinner and overnight at Affrilux hotel or Similar
After breakfast visit the lake and later entering Serengeti National Park via Ndabaka, The park’s name, Serengeti, means ‘endless plains’ and is derived from the Masai language. The park lies in a high plateau between the Ngorongoro highlands and the Kenya and Tanzania border, if time permits en-route game drive.
Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge Serengeti Seronera Lodge or Bilila Lodge Kempinski – 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, Dinner.
After breakfast enjoy your Tanzania safari in the world famous wildlife sanctuary the Serengeti National Park. The largest National Park in Tanzania, is about 14,763 sq kms in area, in Tanzania. Summed up as ‘one of the most unique areas in the world. The Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale, which has no parallel any where in the world. The abundance of herbivores includes Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Topi, Buffalo, and Hartebeest, to name but a few. Serengeti is also famous for Predators e.g. Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Hyena and contains a wide variety of birdlife, believed to be in the region of 500 species.
Dinner and overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge Serengeti wildlife Lodge or Bilila Lodge Kempinski – 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
After breakfast enjoy your another day game drive in Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch. Your safari guide will explore various areas Moro kopjes and Gol kopjes. The extensive grasslands are interspersed with Kopjes rocky outcrops like islands in the flat plain, each with their own wildlife communities.
Discover the Seronera rivers flow through the park, providing habitats for a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles. Afternoon proceed to Nabi Hill date were you will enjoy your memorable picnic lunch, after we will proceed to Malanja depression entering Ngorongoro Conservation Area, proceed to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, with clouds rolling over the rim like a misty waterfall, the setting is dreamy. Your unique lodge deluxe safari lodge fits into the contours of the Ngorongoro crater rim, and is built of volcanic rock. It offers a spectacular view of the Ngorongoro Crater floor, yet it is virtually invisible when you are down on the crater floor next day on your game drive.
Dinner and overnight stay at your safari lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge – 5 Star or Ngorongoro Farm House – 4 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, Dinner
Today after breakfast Prepare yourself for Africa’s Eden, 6 hours tours of Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Crater which is a famous for its Big Five and home to rare Black Rhino and has its own Soda Lake. The concentration of animals means that you are likely to see several Lion in a short period of time. You descend 2,200 feet for a thrilling day among Africa’s Big Five Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Black Rhino and Leopard, before returning to your lodge Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Your deluxe lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manayara Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Kirurumu Tented Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, Dinner.
After breakfast to Lake Manyara National Park which is one of the finest parks in Tanzania your will enjoy your morning and afternoon game drive followed by choice of Picnic lunch at Lunch at your lodge, pm depart towards the village of Mto wa Mbu and Great Rift Valley than proceed to your unique safari lodge which offers a spectacular view of the Lake Manyara National Park, for dinner and overnight stay at your safari lodges, Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – 5 Star or Kirurumu Tented Lodge – 4 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner..
After breakfast proceed with picnic lunch to City of Arusha which is a centre point of Cape to Cairo. Than proceed to Amboseli National Park, crossing Tanzania and Kenya boarder of Namanga Manyara where you will clear customs and Immigration procedure proceed to Kenya, entering Amboseli National Park if time permits en-route game drives, late pm for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge Amboseli Serena Lodge or Amboseli Oltukai Lodge - 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, Dinner.
After breakfast enjoy your game drive to Amboseli National Park, situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro (19,430 ft). Amboseli is famous for its vast herds of Elephants and stunning views of Kilimanjaro on clear days. Midday lunch at the lodge followed by afternoon game drive. Pm Dinner and Overnight stay at your deluxe safari lodge, Amboseli Serena Lodge or Amboseli Oltukai Lodge - 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Sleep in Argentine style at this Art Deco gem of a boutique hotel, conveniently located near the city’s major landmarks. With vintage tiles, modern lofts, and a rooftop Jacuzzi, you’ll be living like a millionaire for pennies on the dollar.
Most city hotels insist on blending into the concrete jungle. Thankfully, Sarova Panafric refuses to succumb to this urban order. Named in honour of the Pan African movement, Sarova Panafric was inaugurated by the first president of Kenya, H.E. Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, on 5th January 1965 and truly represents the African renaissance.
The Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in a wander land which lies in the heart of Kenya’s most densely animal-populated wetland National parks (Ramsar Site), only two hours leisurely drive-on first class road-from Nairobi, through some of the most exiting scenery to be seen anywhere in Africa.
Located at the very centre of the famous ‘Mara Triangle' of the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge is the ultimate safari destination. Set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa's most dramatic wildlife arenas, with a ringside seat for the ‘greatest wildlife show on earth', the legendary migration of the wildebeest.
Set high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the Serengeti, this lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture and world-class style. Winner of numerous awards from the world travel press, it is perhaps the finest venue the Serengeti has to offer.
Regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world, this unique lodge clings to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, the largest and most perfect volcanic crater on Earth. Long and low, the lodge is built from local river stone and camouflaged with indigenous vines. Designed to blend completely into the landscape, it is entirely invisible from the floor of the Crater 600 metres below.