9 Days Kenya Tanzania Combined Safari: Masai Mara, Amboseli, Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Lake Manyara
Day 1.Nairobi -Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Leave Nairobi in the morning and depart via the great rift valley to Maasai Mara crossing the loita plains, see red clad maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Game viewing enroute to Mara Camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 2. Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Morning and afternoon game viewing inside the Park. Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at the camp..
Day 3. Maasai Mara-Nairobi.-Amboseli
Early morning game viewing drive searching for any wild game you might have missed previously, Breakfast at lodge and depart for Nairobi with game viewing enroute as you leave the park. Lunch in Nairobi (at the Carnivore Restaurant $40 per person) and proceed to Amboseli at the foot of the mighty snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, Game viewing enroute to the Camp .Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day 4. Amboseli
Morning and afternoon game viewing inside the park. Amboseli is a photogenic Park and hosts great number of game including the lion, elephant and the splendid cheetah. Meals and overnight at camp.
Day 5 Ngorongoro
Morning game viewing drive in Amboseli. Breakfast and depart crossing the border for NgoroNgoro National Reserve via Arusha for Lunch, Afternoon proceed to NgoroNgoro, Game viewing enroute to the camp.
Day 6. Ngorongoro-Serengeti National Park
Breakfast at Lodge and depart for half day crater tours with picnic lunch, depart for the vast Serengeti plains National Reserve via Olduvai Gorge ,site of the famous archeologist Dr. Leakey where fossils of human and animal believed to be over 2 million years are seen. Lunch enroute arriving Serengeti in the afternoon. Afternoon game viewing inside the Park known to host great herds of plains game. Dinner and overnight at the camp..
Day 7. Serengeti National Park
Morning and afternoon game inside the Park taking you to different parts of the park famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest (gnus) and zebra set off for maasai Mara in search of better grazing grounds and water, search for numerous plains game. Meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 8. Serengeti-Lake Manyara National Park
Morning game viewing drive in Serengeti. Breakfast and depart for Lake Manyara National Park arriving in time for lunch at Lake Manyara camp. Afternoon game viewing drive inside the park, look for a variety of wild game .You are likely to shoot a picture of the curious tree-climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 9. Arusha-Nairobi
Early morning game viewing at the park. Return to lodge for breakfast after which you will depart for Arusha arriving for lunch at Arusha Impala Hotel. Afternoon proceed and cross the border and onwards to arrive Nairobi early evening and transfer to the airport for your flight out.