After breakfast at your hotel in Nairobi meet with your safari guide and after full briefing on safari depart for Lake Nakuru National park. Descend into the Great Rift Valley with views of Mt. Longonot on a clear morning-a further drive and arrive at Nakuru for lunch
“The Bird Watchers’ Paradise “On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives.
A pre-breakfast game drive at Lake Nakuru National park (06h00-09h30), then return to the hotel for breakfast and depart for Masai Mara National reserve having lunch at either Mahiu- Mahiu or Narok town. A further afternoon drive and arrive Masai Mara late afternoon for an evening game drive in the plains of Masai Mara in search of the big five
This day is best planned between the clients and there safari guide. Either choosing to do a half day or full day in the plains of Masai Mara depending on what clients had seen the previous day.
NB- On this morning at the Maasai Mara you can as well choose to take on a Balloon safari which flies the plains of Mara. For more details visit www.transworldsafaris.com and let us know to book you for the same.
Maasai Mara National reserve is viewed as Kenya’s most spectacular wildlife reserve. With a vast wilderness stretching out to over 1500 square kilometers, the park is home to an abundant array of wildlife The rain that falls on this great park is pretty much spread out through the year, ensuring the sustenance of the large number of game that frequent the park.The Mara reserve offers the rarest of moments to see the cycle of life come full circle: The lush green vegetation nourishes the park’s numerous herbivores such as the gazelles, zebras, antelopes and giraffes; the herbivores on the other hand become a source of life for the many predators that roam the park. This includes the big cats such as lion, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas and many more. On a lucky day, you can get a chance to catch live action as a coalition of cheetahs take down gazelles, or see a pride of lion hungrily feasting on their latest catch.
Early morning breakfast at the camp and with packed lunches depart for Lake Victoria through Isebania border of Kenya and Tanzania. Arrive at the border where you will be assisted with travel formalities by our guide, meet your Tanzanian safari guide and onward travel to Mwanza
Early morning breakfast at the lodge and depart for Serengeti arriving at the Ndabaka gate mid morning and embark on an a game drive in the plains of Serengeti as you transfer to camp
This day will be best planned between the clients and there safari guide. Either choosing to do a full day or half day game drive, depending on what clients had seen the previous day.
NB-You can choose to do a balloon safari on this morning while at Serengeti. For more details on balloon safari visitwww.balloonsafaris.com
Serengeti National Park is an immense park and with its unsurpassed concentrations of wildlife and its vast endless grasslands offers the finest game viewing anywhere in Africa. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth and the annual wildlife migration, largest mass movement of land mammals on planet earth, is perhaps what makes it famous. Over a million wildebeest and zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then go west and north after the long rains in April, May and June.
Serengeti, characterized by the endless plains, acacia trees and punctuated by large stone kopjes presents an archetypal picture of a wild and remote Africa and supports an amazingly large number of wildlife. Animals present include lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles, monkeys, eland, zebras, wildebeests, leopards, cheetahs, Serengeti’s essential features of climate, flora and fauna have barely changed in the past million years.
Early morning breakfast at the camp and with packed lunches depart for Ngorongoro crater. Descend into the crater floor for an extensive tour of this natural zoo filled with animal drama
This area covers the world’s largest unbroken caldera namely Ngorongoro crater and the Olduvai Gorge, where Dr. Louis Leaky discovered the origin of early man by unearthing jaws of the Zinjanthropus man. This protected area also includes huge expanses of highlands plains and volcanoes, scrub bush, and forests where the indigenous pastoralists – Maasai people are allowed to live within its boundaries.
The Ngorongoro Crater is a world heritage site and the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera which is often referred to as the 8th wonder of the world. The crater is 610 meters deep and 260km2. Breathtaking views of scenery and game can be witnessed from both the crater rim and within the crater floor.
It is estimated that over 25,000 larger mammals, mainly Zebra and Wildebeest, exist within the crater itself. Others include Elephant, Warthog, Impala and Buffalo. A Rhino sighting is a rare possibility but Ngorongoro is your best chance in Tanzania to see the endangered black rhino. Flamingoes and over 100 species of water birds are found at the soda lake on the crater floor.
Early morning breakfast at the lodge and with packed lunches depart for Tarangire National-arrive at Tarangire on time for a morning game drive of this park famed for its large number of game that congregate at the river banks
Tarangire National Park measures 1,600 squares miles and is Tanzania’s fifth largest park. The park is named after the Tarangire River that provides the only permanent water for wildlife in the area. The river is a lure for wildlife during the dry season when very big concentrations of elephant, buffalo, wildebeest and zebra flock along its banks. The Tarangire River runs up the center of the park while the gentle rolling hills interspersed with giant baobab trees, open acacia woodlands and seasonal swamps provide a spectacular and picturesque setting. Tarangire National Park is particularly well known for its large population of elephants. In addition to the migrating herbivores including elephant, buffalo, wildebeest and zebra, there are numerous resident animals that remain in the park all year round. Resident herbivores that you will likely encounter are banded mongoose, giraffe, bushbuck, rock hyrax, hartebeest, dik dik, impala, waterbuck, warthog and reedbuck.
After breakfast transfer to Arusha National park with packed lunches where. Arrive at the park where you will be assigned a park ranger who will take you on a guided walking safari (2-3 hours max) that takes you close to the wild animals among them Giraffes, Buffalos, elephants, zebras among many more.
Breakfast at the hotel and wait to be picked for a transfer to the airport where you will catch your flight home| further holiday destination.