Kenya and Tanzania Safari, Best of Africa Wildlife Safari Holiday

12 Day Best of East Africa Safari

tanzania cheetahThis twelve day safari journeys you to the finest highlights of northern Tanzania plus Kenya. The safari runs on a scheduled basis, and begins and finishes in Nairobi. The safari offers its guests on an expedition through Eastern Africa exploring lakes, villages and cities where they can interact with the local people, as well as some of the greatest National Parks plus Games Reserve in Tanzania as well as Kenya. This is a great safari for a first time travelers in to Africa, interested in getting the best of their time while in Africa. This 12 day safari is planned on 4-star accommodation, and runs in small groups of six to seven people per vehicle, in that way each guest is guaranteed a seat by the window.

A summary of the 12 Day Best of East Africa Safari

1 Night at Pan Afric Hotel found in Narobi.

1 Night at Lake Nakuru Lodge found in Lake Nakuru National Park.

2 Nights at Mara Serena Lodge found in Masai Mara Game Reserve.

2 Nights at Serengeti Serena Lodge found in Serengeti National Park.

1 Night at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge found in Ngorongoro Crater.

2 Nights at  Lake Manyara Serena Lodge found in Lake Manyara National Park.

2 Nights at Amboseli Serena Lodge found in Amboseli National Park.

Day 1: Nairobi

on arriving at Nairobi Airport (NBO) you will be redceived by your safari-guide who will transfer you to Nairobi city to  your hotel either  Nairobi Serena Hotel – 5 Star or  Pan Afric Hotel – 4 Star (upgrading at Nairobi Serena at an extra fee of US$12.00 per individual). Meal Plan: Breakfast.

Day 2: From Nairobi to Lake Nakuru

Following breakfast start this East African safari, drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for a thrilling game drive, the park is prominent for its numerous Pink Flamingoes, Leopards, White Rhinos and Lions. Continue to the rim of the Lake to see thousands of different birds feeding in these alkaline water, marvel at  the extensive view from the peak of the Baboon Rocks, then search for Warthogs plus Waterbucks as you depart from  the park. Dine and slumber at the deluxe safari lodge at Lake Nakuru Lodge / Lion Hill Lodge – 4 Star. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03: To Masai Mara Game Reserve

following breakfast drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve for yet another game drive in this rough and scenic road, the reserve is prominent for its Big-Five plus Big cats such as Lions, Leopards as well as Cheetahs, have a game drive in the evening on your way to the deluxe safari lodge Mara Serena Lodge Lodge / Mara Simba Lodge – 5 Star, for dinner and the night. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch-box and Dinner.

Day 04: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy a Morning plus afternoon game drive in this stunning Masai Mara Game Reserve, which offers splendid photographic opportunities. Gifted with an enduring water supply, the Masai Mara holds a permanent population of wild animals. The ‘Big-Five’ including Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Leopards and Rhinos are commonly seen. The deluxe safari lodge Mara Serena Lodge Lodge / Mara Simba Lodge – 4 Star, for dinner and the night. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 05: Masai Mara to Serengeti National Park

Following breakfast we check-out from your accommodation with a picnic-lunch and head for a lengthy drive through the Masai Mara traversing the Kenya – Tanzania boarder at  Isebania plus Serari, clear customs as well as Immigration, then continue to Tanzania entering the stunning Serengeti National Park through  Ndabaka.  The name, Serengeti, refers to ‘endless plains’ and was derived from the local Masai language. The park is situated on an elevated plateau between the verdant Ngorongoro highlands and the Tanzania-Kenya and border, if time allows, have a game drive along the way. Dine and slumber at the deluxe safari lodge Serengeti Serena Lodge / Bilila Lodge Kempinski – 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch-box and Dinner.

Day 06: Serengeti National Park

Subsequent to breakfast explore Tanzania’s internationally renowned wildlife haven- Serengeti National Park. This is the biggest National Park in Tanzania covering an area of approximately 14,763 square kilometers.  It is regarded as one of the very exceptional areas in the whole world. The Serengeti supports the largest population of remaining African plains wildlife, to an extent, which is incomparable to none other in the world. The profusion of herbivores in the park encompasses Wildebeests, Hartebeests, Zebras, Buffaloes, Gazelles and Topi among others. Serengeti is additionally renowned for its Predators such as Lions, Hyenas, Cheetahs and Leopards plus a wide diversity of birdlife, supposed to be close to 500 species. Dine and slumber at the deluxe safari lodge Serengeti Serena Lodge / Bilila Lodge Kempinski – 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 07: Serengeti National Park

Following breakfast have another game drive within the Serengeti National Park where you will have a picnic lunch. Together with your safari guide you will explore a range of places like the Moro kopjes and Gol kopjes. The wide-ranging flat plain grasslands are scattered with Kopjes rocky protrusion like islands, each serving as a habitat to different wildlife communities.

Explore the Seronera Rivers that flow through the spectacular park, offering habitats to a diversity of birds, reptiles and mammals. In the afternoon continue to Nabi Hill date and there you will have an unforgettable picnic lunch, after which we head to Malanja depression reaching the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, continue to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, marvel at the rolling clouds over the edge similar to a misty-waterfall, the scenery is very dreamy. Your exceptional lodge deluxe safari lodge well blends into the Ngorongoro crater edge contours built of volcanic-rock. It provides a stunning view of the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, yet it is practically invisible while you are below on the floor of the crater the following day while on your game-drive. Dine and slumber at Ngorongoro Serena lodge – 5 Star / Ngorongoro Farm House – 4 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch-box and Dinner.

Day 08:  Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Today following breakfast get ready for a tour in Africa’s Eden, having a six hours tour of Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is a renowned for its Big-Five and resident uncommon Black Rhino as well as its Soda Lake. The number of wild-animals shows that you are probable to view numerous Lion in just a short time. You will descend 2,200 ft for a breathtaking day amid the Big-Five of Africa including Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Black Rhinos plus Leopards, prior to driving back to the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Dine and slumber at Lake Manayara Serena Lodge – 5 Star / Kirurumu Tented Lodge – 4 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch-box and Dinner.

Day 09: Lake Manyara National Park

Following breakfast continue to Lake Manyara National Park one of the best parks in Tanzania and there you will take pleasure in a morning plus an afternoon game drive proceeded by preference of Picnic lunch or Lunch back at your lodge. Afterwards head to the Mto wa Mbu village and the Great Rift Valley and later continue to your exceptional safari lodge that provides magnificent views of the Lake Manyara National Park. Dine and slumber at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – 5 Star / Kirurumu Tented Lodge – 4 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 10: To Amboseli National Park

On having breakfast continue with a picnic-lunch to Arusha City which is a located at Cape to Cairo. Then go on to Amboseli National Park, traversing the  Kenya – Tanzania boarder at Namanga Manyara,  clear customs plus Immigration procedure then continue to Kenya, arriving at Amboseli National Park. if time allows have a game-drive en-route, later in the day drive to  Amboseli Serena Lodge / Amboseli Oltukai Lodge – 5 Star for dinner and the night. Meal plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch-box and Dinner.

Day 11: Amboseli National Park

Following breakfast have a game drive in Amboseli National Park; located at the bottom of Mount Kilimanjaro which is 19,430 ft. Amboseli is prominent for its large Elephants herds as well as eye-catching sights of Mount Kilimanjaro seen on clear days. Have lunch at Midday back at the lodge and later an afternoon game-drive. Later dine and slumber at the luxurious safari lodge, Amboseli Serena Lodge / Amboseli Oltukai Lodge – 5 Star. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 12: Amboseli National Park to Nairobi

If time allows you will head to Amboseli National Park after breakfast for a game drive in the morning within the park. At midday you will return to your lodge for lunch at your lodge after which you will be transferred to Nairobi Airport where you will bid farewell to your guide from Best of East Africa Safari, this will mark the End of this Safari.

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