12 Day Kenya & Tanzania Green Season

12 Day Kenya & Tanzania Green Season Safari

Tour departs 7th of May 2019

Price Per Person Sharing: USD $4250

Price Per Solo Traveller: USD $5395

 

 

Day 1: Nairobi
7th of May 2019
When you arrive at the Nairobi International airport, I will be there to give you a very warm welcome. With our competent driver on the scene, we will transport you to our first nights luxury accommodation at the Boma Hotel. This grand hotel is equipped with all the requirements you’ll need for a pleasurable and satisfying rest. It is expected that you will need to recuperate from the flight hence there are no scheduled activities for the first afternoon/evening so that you have sufficient time to recuperate. You can take advantage of the many conveniences at the hotel to help unwind. Whether you choose to relish a massage at the spa. Unwind by the swimming pool or have a drink at the bar, you can be sure that you have a pleasurable resting experience. Dinner is not included in the plan, hence you will be paying for dinner from your pocket. For dinner, there are many options you can explore. You could decide to eat in the Boma Nairobi’s in-house restaurant Johari restaurant, you could cruise around Nairobi to find a fantastic spot or relax in your room and enjoy room service which is available 24 hours.
Accommodation: The Boma Hotel
Meal Plan: Meals not included

 

Day 2: Taita Hills
8th of May 2019
At 6:30am we depart Nairobi and drive to Taita Hills Game Reserve. It is a 6-hour drive and it is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and large herds of buffalo. Once we arrive at the Sarova Salt Lick Lodge, you will be offered lunch at your lodge. Later in the afternoon, you will take our first game drive at the park in search for Cape buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, masai giraffe, zebra and much more. Later return to your lodge for dinner where you will sleep over at the amazing Sarova Salt Lick Lodge.
Accommodation: Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast not included)

 

Day 3: Taita Hills
9th of May 2019
At the break of dawn, we take an early morning game drive cruise that takes you around Taita hills and brings you back to the Lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, you will have some rest before we go back for a mid-morning game drive exploration. We will explore most of the area’s common inhabitants which are celebrated predators like lions and leopards. The exploration would also bring us closer to their natural adversaries like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, and Hippo. We will drive back to our lodge around lunchtime, depending on animal activity. The afternoon is spent game viewing from the lodges viewing decks overlooking the waterhole. There is no need for an afternoon game drive as the warm afternoon sun brings the herds to the watering hole for spectacular wildlife viewing.
Accommodation: Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 4: Lake Manyara
10th of May 2019
After an early breakfast we depart Taita Hills with a short game drive on the way as we leave the park behind us. We drive south to the Tanzania border, stopping for lunch on the way. We arrive at Lake Manyara in the early afternoon. At 4pm we take our first game drive in Tanzania. Lake Manyara National Park is an unspoiled paradise of ground water forest fed by underground springs and teeming with wildlife such as elephants, hippos, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, and some of the largest baboon troupes in Africa. However, it’s most iconic attraction is undoubtedly its tree-climbing lions, and people flock from all over the world to see these iconic predators lounging in the trees.
Accommodation: Kilimamoja Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
11th of May 2019
At 6am we take an early morning game drive around Lake Manyara before returning at 8:00am for Morning breakfast. After breakfast we drive to Ngorongoro Crater full day game drive with a packed lunch. Situated in the shadow of the Ngorongoro Crater the area around Karatu is perfect for exploring two of Tanzania’s gems, the Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. The Ngorongoro crater is one of the best places in East Africa to see leopards, which are rarely seen in most East African National Parks. Around 6pm we arrive at our lodge for check in and dinner.
Accommodation: Oldeani Mountain Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 6: Serengeti
12th of May 2019
After breakfast we take a short drive to the Serengeti. The Serengeti is ranked by African Geographic as the number 1 National Park in Africa for a safari and 2nd best National Park to see wild lions. Enjoy a game drive along the way keeping an eye out for its well-known predators en-route to Serengeti Sopa Lodge arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in world famous Serengeti National Park.
Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 7: Serengeti
13th of May 2019
Known affectionately as ‘big cat country, the central region of the Serengeti is the park’s most visited region. The Central Serengeti boasts the most accommodation options and the best opportunity to see big cats such as lions, cheetahs, and the always elusive leopard in the wild.
The presence of these predators in no way dissuades herbivores from calling the region home, and visitors can expect to see everything from diminutive impala to towering elephants and giraffes as they drive amidst the kopjes and acacia trees.
Today we take 3 game drives which take place at sunrise, after breakfast and late afternoon.
Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 8: Masai Mara
14th of May 2019
After an early morning breakfast, we check out of Serengeti Sopa Lodge and take a full day game drive heading north through The Serengeti and return to Kenya arriving at the Masai Mara stopping to have a packed lunch along the way. We arrive at camp in the late afternoon where we take some time to relax at the award winning 5-star luxury Ashnil Tented Camp.
Accommodation: Ashnil Mara Tented Camp
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 9: Masai Mara
15th of May 2019
At dawn we take a early morning game drive in search of the Masai Mara’s lions, leopard, cheetah, elephant, cape buffalo, black rhinoceros, hippopotamus and many more species. After breakfast visit masai village where we join in the cultural dances, learn about their culture, visit a masai school and shop for souvenirs at the masai village markets. After lunch we relax at lodge before we take an afternoon game drive.
Accommodation: Ashnil Mara Tented Camp
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 10: Lake Nakuru
16th of May 2019
This morning we take have an early breakfast and have a short game drive en-route to the Masai Mara Gates. Once we have passed the gates it’s a 4-5 hour drive to lake Nakuru, we will stop in the town of Narok to stretch our legs and take a look in the markets. Once arriving at Lake Nakuru we will check in at the stunning 5-star Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon we take a game drive around Lake Nakuru searching for its famous tree climbing lions, leopards, hyena, Cape Buffalo, white & black Rhino, giraffe and much more, returning to our lodge at 6.30 to enjoy cultural dances and a delicious buffet dinner.
Accommodation: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 11: Lake Nakuru
17th of May 2019
After breakfast we leave for our morning game drive at 7.30 am and spend a good 5 hours looking for Lake Nakuru’s resident lion, leopard, rhinoceros, hyena, cape buffalo and many other majestic animals. We also visit Makalia Falls, a waterfall located inside the park. We return to the lodge around noon for lunch and time to relax. In the later hours of the afternoon, we go for another game drive returning at 18:30 hours.
Accommodation: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

 

Day 12
18th of May 2019
After breakfast we check out of our lodge at 7.30 hours and take our final game drive departing Lake Nakuru for Nairobi at approximately 9.30 hours. At about midday, we arrive in Nairobi for lunch. This is where the tour ends. If you have an afternoon flight, we can transfer you to Nairobi International Airport. Or if you wish to stay in Nairobi for a little longer we can transfer you to a hotel. If you choose to fly out on this day I recommend book a flight departing after 2pm.
Meal plan: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

Things Included
Arrival & Departure airport transfers complimentary to all our clients
Transportation as per itinerary
Accommodation per itinerary One double deluxe room or Single deluxe room
Meals as per itinerary Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Services of English-speaking drivers/guides
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari

 

Things Excluded
Visa and related costs, Personal Taxes
Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature
International flights
Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary