Kenya &Tanzania safari game viewing experience the 'nocturnal way', experiencing the Treetops adventure. In the heart of the dense lichen hung forest, overlooking waterholes, guests can photograph at close quarters the territorial charge of short sighted rhino, a protective elephant matriarch chaperoning her calf, the graceful bounding of a bushbuck doe. A family of leopards, on few occasions, making a meal of warthogs to the fascinated horror of Treetops dinners.
Duration: 12 Days
Departure: Regular departure throughout the year, check on the tabulated departures dates
Starts: Nairobi Ends: Nairobi
Accommodation Standard: Luxury
Destinations: Arrive –Nairobi x 1 * Aberdares Mts N.P x 1 * Lake Nakuru N.P x 1* Masai Mara G.Re x 2 * Amboseli N.P x 1 * Lake Manyara N.P x 1 * Serengeti N.P x 2 * Ngorongoro Crater N.P x 1 * Arusha-Nairobi x 1 * Nairobi – Departure x 1
Mode of Transport: Kenya- Customized Safari mini-bus.
Tanzania- Customized 4x4 Land Cruzer.
Single occupancy:$ 4240 per person
Double occupancy: $3400 per person
The Price Includes:
Day 1. Arrive this morning or in the evening in the city of Nairobi and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day2. After breakfast depart to Aberdares N/P. The park is the ideal place to admire the various shades of wildlife. The breathtaking sights of rare bongo antelope along with several other species will remain fresh in mind for years to come. Arrive in time for lunch at Outspan base hotel for Treetops hotel, short excursions around the hotel fame for Lord Baden Powell, founder of Scout Movement where he spent the last three years of his life in a cottage called Paxtu. He was buried at the hotel compound. Afterwards you will be transferred to the Treetops hotel where you are sure to see elephants, buffalos and some other animals at the floodlit waterholes a very close range. Dinner and overnight.
Day3. After an early breakfast check out and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. Stopover at Thomson Falls, Nyahururu for viewing of the waterfall. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch, proceed on an afternoon game drive in the park fame for its abundance of birdlife including millions of flamingoes, rhino and scenic landscape. You return to your lodge late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4. Depart to Masai Mara G/Re after breakfast, this is where you will enjoy the herd of animals and the amazing way they co-exist amongst each other. Get here by lunch time, after you refresh, have lunch relax as you wait to start the afternoon game drive. Get a closer look of the animal on the plains, with their endless vistas and enormous herds of grazing animals, look for the predators hidden in bushes or long grass i.e. lion, Cheetah and Leopard. There are hippos in the rivers and exotic birds
everywhere. Dinner and overnight.
Day5. Optional early morning balloon safari and bush breakfast. Have full day game drive and cultural immersion in this great game reserve declared a “world wonder” by UNESCO due to the great wildebeest migration spectacle in the Mara-Serengeti eco-system
Day6. Depart after early breakfast to Amboseli N/P at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain with a stop-over in Nairobi for hot/ packed lunch. Proceed to enter the park in the afternoon game drives around the water springs from Mt. Kilimanjaro. The snows of the mountain forms a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya's most popular spectacular displays of wildlife - lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, buffalo and host of plains game, creating Kenya's most sought after photographer's paradise.
Day 7. Dawn game drives before breakfast later check out and depart to Lake Manyara. After crossing the Kenya / Tanzania border and about 1 hour driver you will stop in Arusha for hot/ picnic lunch. Proceed to enter the park late afternoon the park is home to plenty of game and birdlife. Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. Gazelles, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, the famous tree climbing lion, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippopotamus, and a great number of smaller mammals,350 species of bird, storks and flamingoes. The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty Dinner and overnight at the permanent semi-luxury tented camp.
Day 8. Dawn game drives in Lake Manyara before breakfast. Later depart to Serengeti via Ngorongoro with picnic lunch with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge the Historical Site, Picnic lunch and later proceed with extensive game drives and sight seeing arriving in central Serengeti for late afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
Day 9. Full day in Serengeti with early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast Serengeti plain. The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight
Day 10. Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area after breakfast game drives en route to arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch descend to the crater floor for game drives at this animal paradise a world wonder. Various animals co-exist inside this broken caldera which also has distinct vegetation zones. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for the dense population of animals which inhabit it.
It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and myriad other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted on just one single game drive.
Return late afternoon to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 11.Check out and depart to Arusha arriving in time for lunch after lunch you will be transferred to the shuttle for a drive to Nairobi. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 12. Check out by mid-morning at your hotel, Nairobi city tours, shopping and any other personal activity. Farewell dinner at Carnivore Restaurant later transfer to the airport for departure.