11 Days Best of East Africa Mid-Range Safari

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  • Lake-Naivasha
  • Mara-balloon
  • Mara-wildebeest
  • Lake-Nakuru-National-Park

Nairobi, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Amboseli, Nairobi

SUMMARY ITINERARY

Day 1: Picked up at JKIA and drive to Lake Nakuru staying at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.
Day 2: Break fast and then drive to Lake Naivasha Staying at Lake Naivasha resort.
Day 3: After breakfast, you drive to Masai Mara staying at Sentrim Tented camp.
Day 4: Fullday at Masai Mara Staying at Sentrim Mara Tented Camp
Day 5: Another full day at Masai Mara Staying at Sentrim Mara Tented Camp
Day 6: After breakfast, you drive to Serengeti in Tanzania Via Isebania boarder staying at Tanzania Bush Camp
Day 7: Fullday at Serengeti in Tanzania Staying at Tanzania Bush Camp
Day 8: After breakfast, you drive to Ngorongoro staying at Crater Forest Tented Camp.
Day 9: Break fast and then drive to Amboseli in Kenya Via Namanga Boarder staying at Amboseli Kilima Tented Camp.
Day 10: Fullday at Amboseli Staying at Amboseli Kilima Tented Camp.
Day 11: Morning breakfast then drive back to Nairobi, dropoff at the airport

THE COST INCLUDES:

• Park Entry Fee
• Full Board Hotel Accommodation while on safari
• All Meals throughout safari and hot lunch/ picnic lunch where necessary
• Enough mineral bottled water while on safari
• Transfers from and to the airport
• Private Transport using a 4X4 Safari Minivan in Kenya and Landcruiser inTanzania.
• Ultimate game drives in our specially designed 4 x 4 wheel drive with pop-up roof for maximum game viewing and everyone guaranteed a window seat.
• Services of a professional English speaking safari guide.
• Government taxes where applicable.
• Daily safari and wildlife briefing
• Airports meet and greet

Cost Exclusions.

• Expenses and other items that are purely of personal nature
• Medical insurance.
• Passports and visas
• Activities listed as optional
• Driver/ Guide Gratuity and Tips

Day 1: Nairobi / Nakuru

On landing at JKIA Airport, you will be met by Amazing Memories Safaris and Tours Representative who will give you a briefing concerning your safari. He will also introduce you to your guide who will take you through the safari.

You will then be driven to Lake Nakuru.
drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.
Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
Afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park and later drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight

Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you will drive to Lake Naivasha Resort

About The Naivasha Resort Hotel: Lake Naivasha Resort, formerly an English Colonial Farmhouse, is now a small luxury resort on the shores of Lake Naivasha. Situated only about 45mins from Nairobi.

After lunch, you will Drive to the lake for a hippo boatride.

Take a hippo boat ride to around the lake. The haunting call of a Fish Eagle high over the lake as it prepares to grab fish from the water brings a perfect getaway.

Later, you will return for Dinner and overnight at the resort.

Day 3: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara

After breakfast, you will depart for Maasai Mara one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves
Maasai Mara is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing eco-system. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration.

You will arrive at Sentrim Mara Camp in time for lunch with game drives enroute

After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive and later return for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Masai Mara

Morning breakfast and exit the camp with packed lunch for a whole day game drive at the Mara National Reserve in search of the Big 5.
You will later return in the evening for dinner and overnight

Day 5: Masai Mara

• Have an early morning Game drive
• Return for breakfast.
• Freshen up and later a Midmorning Game Drive
• Have lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure like swimming in the pool.
• More game drives in the evening in search of more animals.
• Dinner and overnight at the lodge

ALTERNATIVELY
You can ALSO choose a morning Balloon ride (Optional at USD 400PP) in the early morning where you will be picked up from your lodge and transferred you to the balloon launch site. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon. The actual ride starts at 6am.
The pilot controls the altitude of your balloon: Sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife that is below.

Later you will drive back to the camp for breakfast and game drives later on.

Day 6: Masai Mara – Serengeti

Breakfast at the lodge and then depart with packed lunch to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. After Visa formalities at the Isebania border, you shall proceed to Serengeti.

About Serengeti national park: Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing
Check in at Serengeti Tanzania Bush Camp .
About Serengeti Tanzania Bush Camp.
Each tent has a heavy duty safari rip-stop canvas that is made in Tanzania. The tents are side facing and you are met at the entrance by a large veranda with chairs and a table for relaxing when you have a moment. The bedroom area is furnished with a storage chest with extra blankets, matting, wardrobe with robes, and slippers, an umbrella and laundry bag, luggage racks, torch, whistle, camp information folder, bedside tables and beds. There is a double king-size bed, twin queen-size bed, the tents can also converted into singles, triple and family tents and each bed is fully netted for custom made protection from mosquitoes and insects.
After lunch, you will leave for afternoon and evening game drives then transferred back to the camp in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Serengeti

After breakfast at the camp, you shall depart with packed lunch for a whole day game drive at the park for a chance to see the BIG 5 and even many more animals.

You will later return for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Serengeti – Ngorongoro

Morning breakfast and then drive to Ngorongoro National Park.

You will arrive in time for lunch with game drive en-route at Crater Forest Tented Camp.
About Crater Forest Tented Camp: It’s operated as a small scale eco-friendly camp with only 15 spacious tented rooms, with en-suite bathrooms with a hot shower and flush toilet. There is even an African-style fire pot in every room, to keep warm at night during the chilly African winter times. The rooms are all set on highly raised platforms offering some magnificent views over the Ngorongoro Forest. From your veranda you can enjoy romantic sundowners or watch wildlife, like elephants, roaming through the dense forest, and hear the lions roar.

You will then leave the camp for a half day Crater Tour.

About The Crater: The Ngorongoro Conservation Area as a whole has much to offer but the jewel in its crown is, without a doubt, the eponymous crater – an area of 265 sq km, which is 610 meters deep and 19 km across. The rim of the crater is an astounding 2286 meters above sea level. The floor contains a small soda lake, called Lake Magadi and it is estimated that 30 000 animals are living in the crater, making it the most intensive safari game viewing area on earth! It was therefore very fittingly declared a World Heritage Site in 1978. A visit to Tanzania is simply incomplete without a safari visit to the park.

Later you will drive back for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Ngorongoro – Amboseli

Have breakfast and then drive to Amboseli National Park.

After Visa formalities at The Namanga border, you shall proceed to Amboseli National Park.

About Amboseli National Park
The ecosystem mainly savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

You will arrive at Amboseli Kilima Camp for lunch with Game drive enroute.
Kilima Safari Camp: Kilima Safari Camp is located in the area of Amboseli National Park, next to the Kimana Gate Park entrance.The camp is set out on a 420 acre site with spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro.The Kimana area of Amboseli is famous for its large elephant population. Clients can enjoy great game viewing from their tents which face the animal water pools and all public areas and guest rooms are set towards Mount Kilimanjaro.

Afternoon games drive at 4pm and later drive to the camp in the evening for dinner.

Day 10: Amboseli

• Have an early morning Game drive
• Return for breakfast.
• Freshen up and later a Midmorning Game Drive
• Have lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure like swimming in the pool.
• More game drives in the evening in search of more animals.
• Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 11: Amboseli – Nairobi

After breakfast you will drive back to Nairobi and later you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

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