21 DAYS AFRICAN EXPLORER
21 Days Nairobi / Aberdares / Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara / Amboseli / Ngorongoro / Serengeti / Tsavo West / Tsavo East / Mombasa
Safari Kenya and Tanzania Lodge Holidays: Aberdares, Lake Nakuru,Maasai Mara,Lake Nakuru,Amboseli, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Tsavo West, Tsavo East Lodge Safari. Visit the Kenyan coastal beach for holiday enjoying the serene environment, the azure water of the Indian Ocean and the white sandy beaches.
Day 1: Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi, where you’re met and transferred to your city hotel, Safari Park hotel on bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2: Nairobi / Aberdares
After breakfast we head north, Passing through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. Lunch at the Out span hotel Nyeri before transferring to the Treetops hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the Treetops hotel.
Day 3: Tree Hotel / Lake Nakuru
After breakfast we head west, down the Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru, world-famous for its concentration of millions of pink flamingos, game tracking en route to the lodge for lunch at Lake Nakuru lodge or similar. In the afternoon we take a leisurely game drive around the lake, looking out for lion, leopard, giraffe, gazelle, waterbuck, buffalo, zebra and plenty of other plains game. We’ll also visit the White Rhino Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight in our lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara
After breakfast we depart for Masai Mara, one of East Africa’s most famous reserves. The Mara consists of undulating hills and great rolling grasslands that sustain some of the most varied wildlife in Africa, if not the world. Game spotting as we enter the park, heading for lunch at Mara Sopa lodge or similar. Afternoon game viewing, where lion, elephant, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, gazelle and other plains game abound, not forgetting the hundreds of species of birds. Dinner and overnight in your lodge.
Day 5: Masai Mara
The whole day is dedicated to game spotting in this sprawling reserve. You can watch a lion, cheetah or leopard hunting or feasting on its kill. Option of a visit to a Masai village or a hot-air balloon ride that starts at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains. What an exhilarating and unforgettable experience! All meals and overnight at the lodge
Day 6: Masai Mara / Nairobi
Early breakfast and out for a morning game drive to hunt for game that we’ve not so far spotted. Lunch will be in the lodge, after which we leave for the Kenyan capital, driving through awe-inspiring landscapes of the Rift Valley. Arrive in Nairobi and check in at the Panafric hotel. In the evening we transfer to the famous Carnivore restaurant, renowned for its succulent steaks, including game meat. Overnight at the Panafric hotel.
Day 7: Nairobi / Amboseli
After breakfast we head south to Amboseli national park, game spotting as we enter the park. We check in and lunch at Amboseli Serena lodge or similar. Afternoon game viewing in the park, where we can also view the snows of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 8: Amboseli
Full day is spent game tracking in this magnificent park, right on the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa. In the early morning there’s a chance of spotting the snow on its two peaks, Mawenzi and Kibo.
All meals and overnight at your lodge. Game here includes cape buffalo, hippo, gazelle, hartebeest, zebra, wildebeest, lion, cheetah, herds of elephant and plenty of other plains game. All meals and overnight at your lodge.
Day 9: Amboseli – Namanga / Ngorongoro
After breakfast we head north-west to Namanga border: customs / immigration formalities and continue to Ngorongoro, with lunch en route. We arrive at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge or similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Ngorongoro
After breakfast, we descend into the world-famous Ngorongoro crater, to view the hundreds of species of game and birds. With our picnic lunch from the lodge, we have plenty of time to explore this natural wonder.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 11: Ngorongoro / Serengeti
After breakfast, we drive further north to Serengeti national park, game viewing as we enter the park. Check in and lunch at Seronera Wildlife lodge. Afternoon game drive in the park, which is a natural extension of the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 12: Serengeti / Arusha
Early morning game drive to watch the predators on the hunt. This is when the herbivores congregate around the water holes to quench their thirst, hence becoming easy prey for the big cats.
After breakfast we depart for Arusha, with lunch en route. Overnight will be at Ilboru Safari lodge on bed & breakfast basis.
Day 13: Arusha – Taveta / Tsavo West
After breakfast, we leave for Taveta border: customs/immigration formalities and continue to Tsavo West national park. Tsavo is the largest park in Kenya, and is split into East and West by the Nairobi / Mombasa highway. Arrive at Ngulia safari lodge for lunch. Afternoon game tracking in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 14: Tsavo West / Tsavo East
After breakfast, we depart for Tsavo East with game en route arriving at Voi Safari lodge or similar for lunch. In the afternoon we’re out for game viewing, looking out for lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, gerenuk, gazelle and large herds of elephant. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 15: Tsavo East / Mombasa
Early morning game drive to observe animals as they head to the water holes and the swamps to quench their thirst. It’s also the time when the big cats are on the hunt. Back to the lodge for breakfast, after which we depart for Mombasa, game spotting en route, arriving at our coastal beach resort for lunch. You’re booked at Whitesands Beach Hotel on half board basis.
Day 16 to day 20: Mombasa
You have 5 complete days in Whitesands Beach Hotel, Mombasa, where you can relax, enjoying the hotel facilities. Optional excursions to spice up your stay here include: Mombasa city tour, full day snorkeling, day or evening dhow trip, visit to historic Malindi, visit villages to observe, learn and participate in some of the local activities: lifestyles, culture and traditions.
Day 21: Mombasa / Nairobi
Depending on your flight schedule, you’ll be transferred to Mombasa airport for your domestic flight to connect on your home-bound flight in Nairobi and where your safari ends.
Quotation on request
Included in the price:
- Transport by safari designed minibus with pop-up roof
- Services of our professional driver + guide
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Park entrance fees
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel / all transfers
- Our assistance at all points
- 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day whilst on safari
- Accommodation in Nairobi on bed and breakfast basis
- Accommodation in Arusha on bed breakfast basis
- Accommodation in Mombasa on half board basis