Eastern Expedition (14 Days)

Nairobi – Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru – Amboseli – Lake Manyara – Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire

An Africa safari touches something deep within all of us, for it is an experience that will never be forgotten. The following safari combines intriguing cultures, beautiful landscapes and an excellent opportunity for spotting the Big-5. The driver-guides are all very experienced and will certainly make this safari feel special.

Day 01: Arrive Nairobi (-/-/-)

Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Superior: Eka Hotel Nairobi or similar
Deluxe: Sarena Hotel Nairobi or similar

Day 02: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve (B/L/D)

Today we travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the rift escarpment, pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the valley to Narok; continue your travels before reaching the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch set off on your first game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Superior: Keekorok Lodge or similar
Deluxe: Mara Serena Safari Lodge or similar

Day 03: Masai Mara National Reserve (B/L/D)

Following an early breakfast, depart on a morning game drive, returning to the camp mid-morning. After lunch, and perhaps a siesta, set off on another game drive and visit the Masai Village, returning to the lodge as the sunsets.

Day 04: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru (B/L/D)

We travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand and travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, before arriving at Lake Nakuru around midday. Once in the park, view game en route to the lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Superior: Lake Nakuru Lodge or similar
Deluxe: Lake Elementaita Serena Camp or similar

Day 05: Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National Park (B/L/D)

Following an early breakfast, continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride. Leaving the Rift Valley behind, proceed to Nairobi for an early lunch and continue south towards Amboseli, arriving at your lodge by late afternoon.
Superior: Ol Tukai Lodge or similar
Deluxe: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge or similar

Day 06: Amboseli National Park (B/L/D)

Morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Day 07: Amboseli – Lake Manyara (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you continue the journey to the Tanzania border post and then on to Arusha for lunch. After lunch we continue the journey up through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.
Superior & Deluxe: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or similar

Day 08: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park (B/L/D)

After breakfast there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that returns to the lodge for lunch. The journey continues North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll hopefully start spotting game well before you get into the park.
Superior & Deluxe: Serengeti Serena Lodge or similar

Day 09: Serengeti National Park (B/L/D)

Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park.

Day 10: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater (B/L/D)

After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains, after a picnic lunch you continue to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.
Superior & Deluxe: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar

Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater (B/L/D)

A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sand dunes. It’s an awesome wildlife experience. You return to the lodge in the late afternoon.

Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park (B/L/D)

Travel to Lake Manyara, Mto wa Mbu village and Tarangire beyond. Through the highlands and the Karatu district, you’ll view the scenic wheat plains and coffee plantations here before journeying down the spectacular escarpment where you turn south on to the main Arusha – Dodoma road and into the park. From here to the lodge, you’ll enjoy a game drive en route. After lunch and perhaps a swim, the remainder of the afternoon will be spent on a game drive.
Superior & Deluxe: Tarangire Sopa Lodge or similar

Day 13: Tarangire National Park – Nairobi (B/L/D)

Depart Tarangire after breakfast and drive back to Arusha arriving in time for lunch. After lunch you continue the journey by road to Nairobi and onto a Nairobi City Centre Restaurant for dinner.
Superior: Eka Hotel Nairobi or similar
Deluxe: Sarena Hotel Nairobi or similar

Day 14: Nairobi – Depart Nairobi (B/-/-)

Morning sightseeing in Nairobi Daphne Sheldricks Excursion, free at leisure until before transfer to airport for your home bound flight.

Number of Days 13

Price From $9695

Departure Dates

Every Sunday

Price based on travel from 1st April – 18th May 2019, surcharges may apply.


Inclusions

International flights
Meet and greet services with assistance
All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in a 4×4 in Kenya and 4×4 vehicle in Tanzania (with seven window seats) with an English speaking or bilingual driver-guides on shared basis
Transfers may be in a two wheel drive 7 passenger minibus or 24 passenger coach.
Maximum of 7 passengers per vehicle
Meals and accommodation as specified
All park fees and government taxes
½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives


Exclusions

Visas
Travel Insurance
Tipping at own discretion
Personal expenditures
Balloon Safaris (sold separately)


Price Details

$ Price (Twin Share)

Superior Hotel Package
From $9,695 per person (land & air)
From $7,495 per person (land only)

Deluxe Hotel Package
From $10,395 per person (land & air)
From $8,195 per person (land only)

Single Room Supplement (Low Season) from $300
(Please ask us for high season surcharges)


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