DAY 01: NAIROBI TO AMBOSELI
You’ll be picked up from your hotel or residential house as early as 6:00 am. Drive via Loitoktok Road, which normally takes about 4-5 hours to get to Amboseli. Amboseli National Park is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape and open plains. On arrival, you will check into Amboseli Sopa Lodge for a hot lunch. After lunch, you will have a short rest and then proceed for the afternoon game drive from 1:30 pm-6:30 pm. Return to your accommodation for dinner and your overnight as you await the following day to have the whole day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge
DAY 02: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Wake up time will be 6:30 am. Go for the main breakfast and then proceed for the full day game drive at the backdrop of Kilimanjaro. You will be in the park and your picnic lunch will be served at the view point. Amboseli has become one of the most visited parks in Kenya for its serenity as well as the view of the peak of Kilimanjaro during the sunrise and sunset in the evening. Here to be spotted are the big cats as well as the herds of the African elephants. Explore this amazing Kenya pride for the whole day and then return to the your lodge in the late afternoon. Have dinner and your overnight stay at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.
DAY 03:AMBOSELI TO TARANGIRE
On this day, you will have a pre-breakfast game drive as early as 6:30 am-9:30 am. You’ll then return to the camp for main breakfast. Thereafter, check out of the lodge and proceed back to Namanga border. After paper work at the border, proceed to Tarangire National Park via Arusha.
Arrive Tarangire in the evening for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Roika Lodge
DAY 04:TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, start your game drive in the sixth largest park in Tanzania and the theater of the wild in Tanzania. Tarangire national park has a lot to offer you in terms of wildlife and its awe- inspiring sights of the gigantic baobab that dot the park. The Tarangire River is the lifeblood of this wonderful reserve and it ensures an abundance of wildlife along the river when they come to get a fair share of the valuable commodity especially in dry seasons. Among animals spotted in Tarangire includes, lions, elephants, leopards, Oryx , dik diks, and a wide range of birds species. Later in the evening you will drive to Ngorongoro and check in at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05:SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast in the morning you check out of the lodge at Ngorongoro and drive to Olduvai Gorge where Dr Louise and Mary Leaky discovered old fossils of a hominid called Australopithecus Boisei. This discovery led to the theory that Africa is the cradle of mankind, and at Olduvai Gorge you will be lectured briefly about the theory and the discovery. There after you will drive to Serengeti through the Naabi Hill Gate where you will stop briefly for registration. This day you will take picnic lunch and go ahead with the game drives in the plains for the rest of the afternoon then drive to the Serenngeti Simba Lodge or similar for dinner and overnight. All meals included
DAY 06:SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Before bush breakfast, with a trained guide leading the way, Discover undisturbed wildlife and enjoy the serenity of the environment on a beautiful walking safari within our vicinity. You will catch sight of wilder Beasts, zebras, elephants in distance, giraffe and other permanent animals in the area. Later after your breakfast start driving towards Isebania border where you will have your paper work and proceed to Masai Mara. The road towards the Kenyan border is a long and adventurous one, but it should be worth it as the “Mara” is reputed to have the highest lion population of all reserves in Africa. Other large cats also live here and can be spotted all year round, as their sightings are not dependent on the seasons or the great migration. You will have dinner and your overnight at Amani Mara Camp
DAY 07:MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Today shall be spent at the Masai Mara on unlimited game viewing drives.
(There are opportunities for optional balloon ride excursion.)
The Masai Mara ecosystem hosts the highest concentration of wild animals per sq km than any other game reserve in the region. Elephant, lion, cheetah, buffalo, antelope, warthog, hyena and many more animal species may be seen.
Simply stated, the Masai Mara is a one stop for game and scenery viewing. You shall carry a picnic lunch and spend the entire day on game viewing drives for maximum wildlife sightings. In August, you will get a chance to experience the crossing of wildebeest and zebras from Serengeti, Tanzania to Masai Mara. Dinner and your overnight are at Amani Mara Camp.
DAY 08:MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Have another morning game drive in Mara in search of lion, giraffe, elephant, buffalo among many other game animals. Later on, you will be transferred back to Nairobi.
Alternatively: You may chose to fly back to Nairobi instead of driving. You can discuss this with your consultant during booking process so that you can get a quote for a flight from Masai Mara to Nairobi.
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