Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi any time and make your way to the joining point hotel. A brief departure meeting will be held in the hotel reception area in evening on Day 1 of your tour. Upon arrival look for information from your tour leader on the hotel bulletin board regarding the meeting time.
Overnight in Nairobi (bed and breakfast)
Day 2: Nakuru (B,L,D)
Descend into the Great Rift Valley enjoying stunning views of the escarpment on the way, arriving in time for lunch. Lake Nakuru is a shallow soda lake, renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos and over 460 species of birds. After setting up camp, embark on an afternoon safari within Lake Nakuru National Park, a beautiful environment of woodlands and grasslands, in search of the resident black and white rhino, buffalo, impala, and the elusive leopard.
Overnight in Nakuru (Transport, accommodation, meals, ticket)
Day 3-4: Masai Mara (2B,2L,2D)
After breakfast, we depart for the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit here! In the afternoon we will arrive in the area, and get settled at our permenant tented camp, our base for our time here. Then we make our way into the reserve for an afternoon game viewing drive, with excellent chances of seeing the "Big 5" - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino.
Overnight in Masai mara (Transport, accommodation, meals, ticket)
Day 5-6: Lake Victoria (2B,2L,2D)
After a morning traverse across the Mara plain, we cross into Tanzania at Isebania. Camp just outside Serengeti National Park within easy reach of Lake Victoria. Take a guided walk or an excursion to Speke Bay, or go birding on its shore.
Overnight at Lake Victoria (Transport, accommodation, meals, ticket)
Day 7-8: Serengeti National Park (2B,2L,2D)
Venture to the world famous Serengeti National Park, one of Africa's premier game parks. The park is to Tanzania what the Masai Mara Game Reserve is to Kenya, though with an area of 14,763 sq km, it is actually over 7 times as large!
Overnight at Serengeti (Transport, accommodation, meals, ticket)
Day 9: Olduvai Gorge/Ngorongoro Conservation Area (B,L,D)
Break camp and take in the active morning wildlife as you cross the Serengeti plains and journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best game viewing. Stop at the archaeological site of Olduvai Gorge, before arriving at your camp late in the afternoon. The views from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor.
Overnight at Ngorongoro(Transport, accommodation, meals, ticket)
Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha (B,L)
After breakfast we embark on a half-day crater tour. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. They are not confined by the crater walls, and can leave freely; they stay because conditions are favourable. Since most of the crater floor is grassland, grazing animals predominate: zebra, gazelles, buffalo, eland, and warthogs.
Overnight at Arusha(Transport, accommodation, meals, (no dinner in Arusha)ticket)
Day 11: Depart Arusha (B)
Depart Arusha at any time.