Magnificent East Africa

Magnificent East Africa

  • 12 nights
  • Completely tailor-made itinerary
  • Stay in luxury lodges along the way
  • Meals included
  • Thrilling morning and evening game drives
  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Discover the incredible wildlife of Kenya and Tanzania on this 13 day itinerary!

    Delve into East Africa's most spectacular game reserves on this tailor-made itinerary that travels through Kenya and Tanzania's most famous game reserves. Spot the Big Five in the Masai Mara and Serengeti and discover the extraordinary fauna and flora that thrives within the Ngorongoro Crater. Book your East Africa escape with us today!

    Itinerary

    Day 1

    Nairobi

    Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Airport where you will be met and transferred by a representative to your hotel.  The rest of the day is spent at leisure in Nairobi.

    Optional tour: Visit Karen Blixen and Giraffe center - available at extra cost

    Accommodation: Hotel Inter-continental Nairobi or Eka hotel

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 2

    Masai Mara National G.R

    After breakfast, climb into your open-top vehicle for a thrilling game drive into the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. This 1,510 kilometre square reserve is one of Kenya's best game viewing reserves home to incredible wildlife from the unusual aardvark to the rare black rhino. Spend a few hours travelling through the plains in search of the Big Five animals before heading back to your lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will head out on another game to experience the reserve at dusk, known as "happy hour" for most animals. 

    Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 3

    Masai Mara National G.R

    Today, you have the whole day to experience the spectacular Masai Mara with both morning and afternoon game drives. The plains are scattered with extraordinary game from giraffe and gazelle, to zebra, elephant and cheetah. Explore along the riverbed and keep an eye peeled for snorting hippos and crocodiles leering at you from beneath the water. 

     Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4

    Lake Nakuru National Park

    After breakfast you will be collected for the day’s drive that takes you to the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park where you will stop for lunch at your lodge. After a tasty mid-day meal, you will clamber back inside your vehicle for an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, home to hundreds of pink flamingos. After sunset, you will head back to your lodge for dinner and a comfortable night's sleep. 

    Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 5 - Day 6

    Amboseli National Park

    After a delicious breakfast at the lodge, you will depart Lake Nakuru National Park and drive to Lake Naivasha for a scenic boat ride. After experiencing the area's wildlife from the water, you will head to Nairobi for a quick lunch before continuing to Amboseli National Park. Set at Mount Kilimanjaro, this game reserve is an extraordinary ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya and Tanzania border. 

    Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 7

    Lake Manyara

    After breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to the Tanzania border post to clear customs before proceeding to Arusha town for lunch. After a tasty mid-day meal, you will continue to Lake Manyara National Park, which is world-famous for its incredible birdlife and tree-climbing lions. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

    Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 8 - Day 9

    Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast at your lodge, you will climb into your open-top vehicle for an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. This scenic game reserve is home to some of Africa's largest elephant populations, flamingos and tree-climbing lions. After the game drive, return to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will jump back into your game vehicle to explore Serengeti National Park, an incredible game reserve reminiscent of the Lion King, as you travel to your lodge for the night. 

    Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 10

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    After a hearty breakfast, depart for the world-renowned Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On the way, stop for a visit to the Olduvai Gorge site where evidence of pre-historic man dating as far back as 3.5 million years ago has been discovered. Continue onwards to your lodge, arriving in time for lunch. You have the rest of the afternoon to spend at your leisure. 

     Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 11

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    After breakfast, depart for an exciting half day tour of the Ngorongoro Cater floor, home to an extraordinary array of wildlife, from flamingo and zebra, to cheetah and lion that patrol the plains of this ancient crater. This crater is the largest remaining preserved caldera on earth, formed millions of years ago by the eruption of a volcano. Return to your lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

    Accommodation: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 12

    Tarangire National Park

    After breakfast at the lodge, depart in the early morning for a thrilling game drive in Tarangire National Park, one of Tanzania's largest game reserves. Named after the Tarangire River which rises in Tanzania's central highland, the reserve is home to diverse wildlife such as elephant, hippo, wildebeest and lion. The river lures thousands of plains game to its banks. Lunch at your lodge. Afternoon game drive.

    Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 13

    Departure

    Today you will drive to the Kenyan border via Arusha and on to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to catch your departure flight back to the UK. End of tour.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Pricing

    4th April 2018 - 30th December 2018

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    Note: 'From' prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in the season dates indicated and are subject to availability. Call us today for an instant price based on your specific travel dates and travel party requirements.

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