Departure city: Nairobi, Kenya
Accommodation: Budget | National Parks: Lake Naivasha, Hell's Gate, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Manyara, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire NP
This trip offers unparalleled game viewing with evening relaxation in excellent quality tented camps and game lodges. Discover the best game viewing circuit in East Africa. From Nairobi to Arusha, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara and Lake Naivasha.
Your safari in the Masai Mara, the world’s top game park, where you will see elephant, giraffe, lion and many more animals with your skilled safari guide. Venture into the thick of the plains in search of zebras, gazelles, impalas, and of course wildebeests, who thunderously feed and migrate from the Serengeti and through the Mara area every year. Continue to Lake Naivasha for Kenya’s only boat safari and nature walk on Crescent Island.
Meet the nomadic Masai tribespeople, Africa’s last great warriors. Cross into Tanzania to visit Arusha’s famous souvenir markets or continue straight on to the cool heights of Ngorongoro. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest caldera, an extinct volcano that is home to approximately 25,000 wild animals. Continue your African adventure past the Olduvai Gorge on your way through the Serengeti game park for world-class game viewing. Here you will have the chance to spot lion, leopard, cheetah and more!
Finish in Nairobi where you’ll enjoy time for some final sightseeing, souvenir shopping or dinner before returning home from this incredible adventure.
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Pickup from the airport by our professional English speaking guide/driver and be taken to your hotel in Nairobi.
Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate
Depart at 7 am. You will start your trip to Lake Naivasha with a stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint. Next, we head straight to Hell’s Gate National Park for a mini safari. At Hell’s Gate people have an option of bike safari. We arrive at Hell’s Gate at 9 am and stay till 12.30noon and finish activities. In the afternoon, visit a natural sauna before travelling to your hotel. Then head for lunch at the Fisherman’s restaurant and then check in to the stay at Fisherman’s Camp. Enjoy an evening boat on Lake Naivasha for 1 hour for hippo viewing and bird watching.
Day 3: Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park
Morning departure to Lake Nakuru National park for a special sighting of the rare black rhino (an endangered species), one of the big five animals. Enjoy a game drive until late, then start the drive to Naivasha for an overnight stay at Fisherman’s Camp.
Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Maasai Mara
After breakfast, we drive to Mai Mahiu Transit town to join a group safari to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Lunch will be served on the way at Narok town. Arrival will be in the early afternoon for check-in. There will be a big tent with a bed, mosquito net and a bathroom at the camp. After getting settled, there will be a 2-hour game drive in Maasai Mara around 4 pm until late.
Overnight spent at the camp.
Day 5: Full day Maasai Mara
After breakfast, Full day game drive to the Mara River, the sight of the wildebeest migration.
Visit Maasai Village.(OPTIONAL)
Dinner and relax at the camp.
Day 6: Nairobi to Namanga Border.
Enjoy an early morning game drive and be back for breakfast. Later proceed towards Nairobi. You will be picked on the way to avoid traffic to Namanga, which is the border town to get ready for the Tanzania trip.
Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7: Namanga/Arusha to Manyara National Park
Drive to Arusha and join a group to Manyara national park. Manyara is 2 hours drive from Arusha and it’s a small park that you can do game drives for 2 to 3 hours. Game drive after lunch until evening. Dinner and relax at your camp
Day 8: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast leave for Serengeti National Park. Arrive and start game drive en route to the camp. Check-in and proceed to more game drives until late evening. Dinner and relax at the Camp
Accommodation: Serengeti Katikati camp.
Day 9: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Early morning game drive in Serengeti until 1 pm. Depart after lunch. Game drive en route to Ngorongoro and arrive at samba campsite to spend the night there.
Dinner and relax at the camp.
Accommodation: Samba campsite.
Day 10: Ngorongoro to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, leave for Ngorongoro for a safari game drive with picnic lunch. Depart at 1 pm and proceed to Tarangire National park.
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp
Day 11: Tarangire to Arusha
After breakfast, leave for a game drive until 1 pm and proceed to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 12: Arusha to Nairobi
After breakfast, board a shuttle to Nairobi. Arrive at Nairobi around 2:30 pm.
End of Tour.
Serengeti Katikati camp
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