13 Days Tanzania Vacation Safari Holiday
12Nights /13 days Across East Africa Safari: Departs on request from Nairobi at 0800 starts in Nairobi and ends in Mombasa with option of beach holiday extension
Day 1 – Nairobi
Transfer from JKI Airport to your Nairobi hotel. Overnight on bend and breakfast basis. Depending on your arrival flight you have the opportunity to engage in optional activities in Nairobi this afternoon. We recommend a lunch at the carnivore Restaurant followed by a visit to Karen Blixen Museum and AFEW Giraffe Center. Try a guided city tour of Nairobi.
Overnight: at Hotel in Nairobi (BB)
Accommodation Options: Nairobi Serena, Stanley Hotel or the The Panafric Hotel
Day 2 – Treehotel in Mount Kenya/Aberdares
After breakfast drive north to the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya region to your Treehotel, for a night of watching animals come to the floodlit water hole. This is pure theatre… a great way to introduce you to your safari. This area is home of the Kikuyu tribe.
Overnight: tree lodge is Aberdares or Mount Kenya (LDBB)
Accommodation option: Mountain lodge, Treetops or The Ark.
Day 3 – Samburu/Shaba national Reserve – home of the “SURVIVOR” Series
Drive into Kenya’s rugged northeastern region, home of the colorful Samburu tribe, crossing the Equator en route. Arrive at your riverside lodge around noon. In the late afternoon there will be game drive in this park, a home to some unique animals like the Grevy Zebra and Reticulated Giraffe. Also good for riverlife with crocs and hippos.
Overnight: Lodge Shaba/Samburu (LDBB)
Accommodation options: Samburu Serena Lodge, Sarova Shaba Lodge or Samburu Lodge.
Day 4 – Samburu /Shaba National Reserve – home of the “SURVIVORS” Series
Early morning and afternoon game drive.
Overnight: Lodge in Shaba/Samburu (LDBB)
Accommodation options: Samburu Serena Lodge, Sarova Shaba lodge or Samburu lodge.
Day 5 – Lake Nakuru
Drive east and continue down into the Great Rift Valley to lake Nakuru National Park. Afternoon game drive in this compact little park famous for its flamingos and other bird life, and for Leopard, Elephant, Buck and many other species. Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast at your lodge. Overnight: Lodge/camp in Lake Nakuru (LDBB) Accommodation options: Mbweha Camp, Lion Hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 6- Masai
Continue through the Great Rift Valley and its extinct volcanoes into the land of the famous Masai tribe, and into the wildlife reserve named after them. This is Kenya’s most famous reserve, and in your afternoon game drive you will have the opportunity to seek out the “Big Five” Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo and all other species which have made this reserve so famous. Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast at your camp. Optional: Visit to Local Masai Village in the afternoon. Overnight: Lodge/camp in Mara (LDBB) Accommodation options: Mara Serena Lodge, Siana Interpids Camp or Fig Tree Camp.
Day 7-Masai Mara
Early morning and afternoon game drives. Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast at your camp.
Overnight: Lodge/camp in Mara (LDBB)
Accommodation options: Mara Serena Lodge, Sianna Intrepids Camp or Fig Tree Camp.
Depart for Nairobi to arrive in Nairobi. Transfer to your Nairobi hotel. The rest of the time at leisure in Nairobi. Dinner at Carnivore Restaurant and transfer to your hotel for overnight. Overnight at Hotel in Nairobi (BB) Accommodation options: Nairobi Serena, Stanley Hotel or The Panafric Hotel.
Day 9- Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast drive to Namanga border and change to Tanzania vehicles and continue to Arusha for lunch. Afterwards proceed to Ngorongoro Crater: one of the “Natural Wonders of the World” Your afternoon spent at leisure at the lodge.Overnight at lodge in Ngorongoro (L_DBB) Accommodation options: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 10- Ngorongoro Crater
Descend into the crater by 4×4 safari vehicle for a spectacular game viewing tour. Full day crater tour with a picnic lunch in this vast extinct crater abounding with wildlife. Overnight at lodge in Ngorongoro (L-DBB)
Accommodation options: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 11 – Ngorongoro Crater
Driver to Arusha for lunch at Redds Restaurant or similar restaurant continue to the Namanga border. Change to Kenya vehicles and proceed to Amboseli, situated at the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro
Overnight: Lodge/camp in Amboseli (LDBB)
Accommodation options: Tortilis Camp, Amboseli Serena Lodge or OI Tukai Lodge
Day 12 – Tsavo
Early morning game drive at the footbills of Mt Kilimanjaro. After breakfast at the Lodge drive to Tsavo arriving at the Lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive.
Overnight: Lodge in Tsavo East (LDBB)
Accommodation options: Finch Hattons, Kilaguni Serena or voyager Camp
Day 13 – Mombasa-Departure
After breakfast depart for Mombasa and drop off at Moi International Airport. You may connect your flight back to Nairobi or continue on Mombasa Beach Holiday Extension
End of vacation safari