You will see, feel and learn so much about Africa’s wildlife, land and culture in this very complete 13-day safari adventure. We will explore 8 of Kenya’s and Tanzania’s finest parks, with their stunning diversity of vistas and animals – beautiful lakes, towering cliffs, sweeping grasslands and the multitude of wild game filling these panoramas.
0730hrs: Pick up from Nairobi airport or hotel.
Proceed to Samburu National reserve arriving in time for Lunch and relaxation.
Afternoon game drives and overnight stay at camp with dinner.
Day spent at the Samburu game reserve with game viewing drives.
Game viewing is concentrated along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the lifeline of this semi-desert environment.
You can explore further the adjacent Shaba & Buffalo springs reserves
Game viewing drive at the Samburu.
Depart for the cooler Mount Kenya / Laikipia region.
Afternoon game viewing drives at the Olpejeta wildlife sanctuary.
After breakfast, proceed to the Lake Nakuru National Park
Take an afternoon bird and game viewing drive before returning to the lodge in time for maybe a swim, optional cocktail and dinner.
Entitled ‘the greatest bird spectacle on earth’ thanks to the millions of fuchsia-pink flamingo that flock to feed on the teeming algae of its alkaline waters, the pink-frosted shores and sky-mirrored waters of Lake Nakuru yield some of the most evocatively beautiful photo-images in Africa.
Game and bird viewing drives at the Lake Nakuru
Proceed to the Lake Naivasha
Afternoon bike and hike to the hell’s gate national park
Morning boat ride to explore Lake Naivasha and view hippos, birds and small game
Later proceed to the Masai Mara Game Reserve
Late afternoon game viewing drive at the Mara.
The Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya’s famous ‘big cats’ and hosts her largest population of lions
It also offers the best chance of spotting a leopard in the wild.
Other predators include cheetah and spotted hyena.
The Masai Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that inhabit the plains; also for the pods of hippo that wallow in its muddy river beds.
Other animal species include the Masai giraffe, Topi, Hartebeest, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle, zebra, impala, dik-dik, bushbuck, waterbuck and red duiker.
The reserve also boasts plentiful crocodile, monitor lizard, baboon, vervet; blue and red-tailed monkeys, bush babies, and tree hyrax.
There are over 550 resident and migratory species of birds.
Enjoy a full day game viewing drive at the Masai Mara with picnic lunch at the Mara river crossing
There are optional activities such as guided nature/bird-spotting walks or cultural visits to the local Masai homesteads.
Depart Masai Mara and proceed across the border in to Tanzania and the Serengeti game reserve.
The Serengeti game reserve shares the same boundary and is an extension of the Masai mara
Ideally the Masai mara is an extension of the Serengeti
It is well located for game viewing drives together with optional activities including balloon safari excursions and guided nature / bird walks.
Afternoon game viewing drive at the Serengeti.
A full day game viewing drive as we explore this vast nature rich wildlife reserve.
Options of morning and afternoon or full day game viewing drives are available to you.
Serengeti is also a pride of its lions which have been fitted with radio-transmitter collars so that their movements may be tracked,.
Other wildlife includes cheetah, zebra, giraffe, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, eland, impala, klipspringer, hippo and warthog.
Depart the Serengeti and proceed to the Ngorongoro crater.
Descend to the crater floor for a day of game viewing in this natural wildlife habitat.
Picnic lunch at the crater floor.
Later ascend to the crater rim for your overnight.
The Ngorongoro Crater rim offers the finest sunset and sunrise views.
After breakfast proceed to the Lake Manyara with a stop at the local market of Karatu.
Game and bird watching drives at the Lake manyara.
We may see the famous tree climbing lions unique to this park.
Proceed to the Amboseli national park.
Border crossing and immigration formalities at the Namanga border town .
Afternoon game viewing drive at the Amboseli National park with views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Amboseli is an international biosphere nature reserve featuring dried-out lake bed, rolling savannah and lush green swamps.
Amboseli hosts various animal species including the Elephant, Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Jackal, Warthog, Olive baboon, Vervet monkey……
The observation hill at Amboseli park is easily climbed and offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Early morning game viewing drive.
Later depart the Amboseli for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon.
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