9 Days Safari Kenya and Tanzania is a great safari itinerary that offers a traveler the rare chance to experience East Africa Great Safari in both, Kenya and Tanzania great parks.
Day 1: Arriving Nairobi
We recommend to fly into Jomo kenyatta International Airport (NBO) early today we recommend a private transfer to Nairobi where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at the OSOITA LODGE, which is beautifully located close to Nairobi National Park and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure. Today you will meet your safari driver guide at OSOITA LODGE for a short safari briefing and equipment check.
Day 2: Safari to Masai Mara
Leave Nairobi in the morning and drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve with a short stop at the View point for stunning views of the Rift Valley below and the afar volcanoes of Suswa and Longonot. You will then drive down and a have a short stop at Mai mahiu (hot water springs) then proceed to the this most celebrated Game Reserve of Africa; Masai Mara. On your way to your lodge you will be viewing birds, and herds of Antelopes, giraffes, Zebra, gazelle, Elephants. After lunch at the lodge you will relax a bit and then go for the sunset game drive in the plains. Have an overnight at Keekorok Lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara
We will spend a full at Masai Mara doing game drive and also have the opportunity to do a cultural visit to a Masai boma (village) and get to experience the way of life of these famous nomads. Masai Mara is famous for the big cats just as witnessed in the BBC Big Cat Diary. The Great Wildebeests Migration is another highlight of Masai Mara when more than a million and a half herds migrate from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania in search for greener pastures and water. You will have an overnight at Keekorok Lodge
Day 4: Masai Mara to – Serengeti
We will get a breakfast at the lodge early in the morning then start our long drive to Serengeti National park via Isebania Border. We will make a stop at Musoma town at the shores of the largest freshwater lake in Africa then enter Serengeti through Ndabaka Gate. Typical Serengeti you start seeing herds of elephants, zebras and other animals at sunset on your way to your lodge. When you reach at the lodge you take the longed shower and relax for the evening after dinner. We will have an overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or at Tented Camp if that is where you wish to stay.
Day 5: Serengeti Game Drive
Early morning we will have a game drive (optional) then after breakfast go out the plains in search of animals in these endless plains a fact that gave the name Serengeti. “Siringet” is a Masai word for endless plains. The park is famous for the abundance of birds and animals species including, lions, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, topis, hartebeests, impalas, warthogs, baboons and many other mammals. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or at Tented Camp if that is where you wish to stay.
Day 06: Serengeti – Olduvai Gorge – Ngorongoro
After breakfast we will drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with game drive enroute. If the Migration is on then you will have the chance to see them even at Ndutu plains then drive up to the Crater Rim for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Rhino lodge.
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
We will have a breakfast early in the morning because today we are descending to the Crater floor which is referred to Eden of Africa and often referred o as the 8 the wonder of the world. The concentration of animals inside this largest unbroken caldera of the world is unmatched. You will get to see animals at an amazingly close range and with a little luck; you will see the Big 5 on this single day. The big five includes the Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and the Rhino. (Black rhinos for this case). In the afternoon you will drive to Lake Manyara Serena Lodgefor dinner and overnight. (With nice views over the Lake)
Day 8: Safari to Amboseli
This day we also leave early and drive via Namanga border to the Amboseli National Park. Often called ”the Court yard of Kilimanjaro” this park is famous for post card photos with large elephants with the backdrop of the largest free standing volcano of the world; mt Kilimanjaro. Amboseli is also famous for the gigantic elephants special to this area. At the Amboseli alkaline lake you will be treated to color glamour by the lesser and greater flamingos as well as other aquatic birds species. Other animals at Amboseli include lions, cheetahs, elephants, impalas, zebras etc. Overnight at the Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Day 9: Half day game drive at Amboseli to Nairobi
After breakfast you will go for a morning session of game drive in the Amboseli National Park then Return for an early lunch at noon. After lunch you will drive back to Nairobi where you will be dropped at The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for This package is fully customizable and can be done as a Camping Safari or by staying at some other Deluxe or Mid-range lodges or tented camps.
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