Tarangu/Manyara/Serengeti/ Ngorongoro/ Samburu/ Mt. Kenya /Amboseli / Tsavo West / Tsavo East /Nairobi or Mombasa
Day 1: Nairobi - Mt. Kenya
Pick up at the airport by our courtesy bus then proceed after lunch for Mt. Kenya National Park where the afternoon is spent viewing animals come to drink at the flood lit salt lick of Mountain Lodge - a hotel built on stilts in the middle of a pristine tropical forest. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Lodge.
Day 2: Mountain lodge -Samburu
After breakfast we continue to drive northwards past the equator to arrive at the Samburu National Park in time for a late lunch. Afternoon game drive flashing out the animal species peculiar to this northern game sanctuary occupies most of the evening. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu
A full day is spent tracing the gerenuk (antelope giraffe), Grevy's zebra, Beisa's Oryx, the reticulated giraffe among the numerous other animals that are to be found here. All meals and overnight at Samburu Lodge.
Day 4: Samburu - Amboseli
A pre-breakfast game drive, then after breakfast proceeds to airstrip for flight back to Nairobi where, after lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant, we continue by road to Amboseli National Park. An evening game drive under the shadow of the mighty Kilimanjaro before dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Day 5: Amboseli - Arusha - Tarangire
Leave the foothills of the Kilimanjaro for Arusha. Continue after lunch for Tarangire which is elephant country and home to various other wildlife. Evening game drive, dinner and overnight at Tarangire Lodge.
Day 6: Tarangire - Manyara
The morning is spent watching game and we leave this southern game sanctuary in the mid-morning for Lake Manyara, home to the pink flamingo and the tree-climbing lion. The afternoon, after lunching at the hotel, is spent tracking the wildlife that abounds here. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Hotel.
Day 7: Lake Manyara - Serengeti
An early start after breakfast for the airstrip for a flight across the Great Rift Valley to the vast Serengeti National Park. On a clear day the view of the magnificent Rift Valley and the Ngorongoro Crater is a sight to behold. An evening game drive to flush out the wildlife that live in this famous game reserve. Dinner and overnight at the Seronera Wildlife Lodge.
Day 8: Serengeti
A full day of game viewing in this extensive and famous wildlife sanctuary. All meals and overnight at Seronera Lodge.
Day 9: Serengeti - Ngorongoro
Depart from the wilderness of the Serengeti after breakfast for the Ngorongoro Crater the worlds' largest unbroken calder and one of its wonders. En-route, a stop at Olduvai Gorge where the remains of Early Man was discovered. Dinner and overnight at the wildlife lodge on the crater rim.
Day 10: Ngorongoro
After breakfast a descent into the floor of the crater in a four wheel drive vehicle. The rest of the day is occupied searching this sanctuary for the profusion of wildlife that make this visit a memorable stay. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.
Day 11: Manyara - Arusha - Nairobi
We leave this hotel with panoramic views of Lake Manyara in the mid morning. Arusha is reached in time for lunch. The early afternoon is spent shopping before we continue by road to Nairobi where the tour ends at 7.00 p.m. Accommodation is at Holiday Inn (BB).
Day 12: Nairobi
This day is spent at leisure; Optional activities include shopping, a visit to the Nairobi Game Park, Traditional dancing of East Africa at Bomas of Kenya, a tour of the Karen Blixen Museum, Ostrich Farm or the Giraffe Manor. After a complimentary dinner, transfer to the airport for flight back home.