in 10 days
Warm Welcome to Nairobi
A warm welcome on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, where an English-Speaking driver will escort you to the hotel where you will spend the first night.
Nairobi is an energetic, modern city that serves as a fascinating introduction to both wildlife and culture. Shops and Markets bustle, and a mix of restaurants will tempt your palate in this former Maasi watering hole. “The Green City in the Sun” which Nairobi is popularly known as, with the name “Nairobi” coming from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyirobi, translates to “place of cool waters”.
From the City to the Bushveld
After breakfast at the hotel, a professional English-Speaking driver will transfer you to Wilson Domestic Airport for a scheduled charter flight to the Masai Mara.
The flight from Nairobi to the Masai Mara is approximately 35 Minutes.
Enjoy a warm Masai welcome when arriving on the dirt airstrip where a dedicated game ranger from the lodge will collect you and drive you through the reserve to the lodge. Enjoy the spectacular game viewing on the way to the lodge.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is a land of breath-taking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains. The quintessential Masai Mara safari delivers many attractions, as the reserve is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game, including the more than two million wildebeest, zebras and other antelopes that make up the famous Great Migration.
Spend the afternoon at the lodge in preparation for an afternoon game drive and dinner under the stars back at the lodge later that evening.
Enjoy the Masai Mara from a different view
Today you will have an early rise, but it will be totally worth the amazing views you will have when travelling in a hot air balloon over the Masai Mara Reserve.
Experience the beauty of the Masai Mara as you sail above the reserve, privy to daily rituals of the wild in their natural habitat. Sweep your eyes across the panoramic plains and discover the fantastic features unfolding before you.
Enjoy a champagne breakfast after the hot air balloon flight and make your way back to the lodge to relax for the rest of the day before this afternoon’s game drive.
Dinner can be enjoyed back at the lodge this evening.
Experience the Culture of the Masai Mara
Early wake up this morning with tea and coffee before heading out on a morning game drive through the reserve.
After the game drive, head back to the lodge in time to freshen up and get ready for the Masai Cultural Visit.
Accompanied by a resident Masai Guide, visit a local Masai village and find yourself in the midst of the daily hustle and bustle of local life as you witness the daily rituals. Established as fierce warriors, their lively cultural dance, vibrant clothing and beautifully crafted handiwork are recognised worldwide.
Enjoy lunch at the lodge before the last evening game drive through the reserve.
Dinner can be enjoyed back at the lodge this evening under the stars.
From Classic Kenya to Untouched Tanzania
This morning, have a leisurely start to the day and enjoy breakfast with a view before checking out and being transferred to the airstrip for a scheduled charter flight to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi.
The first flight is approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes and on arrival at Wilson Airport you will be met by an English-speaking driver for a short road transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for the cross-border flight to Kilimanjaro.
The flight from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro is approximately 1 hour and on arrival you will be met by an English-speaking driver for your transfer to Arusha which is approximately 1 hour.
Arrive in time for an early dinner in Arusha.
Arusha is a bustling town with one of the fastest growing populations in Africa. Shopping and cultural experiences are on offer, including Masai Markets, the Tanzanite Museum, Museum of Natural History and Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre.
Arriving at the Crater
This morning after a leisurely breakfast, an English-speaking driver will collect you from the hotel and transfer you to Arusha Airport for a scheduled charter flight to Lake Manyara Airstrip.
The flight time from Arusha to Lake Manyara is approximately 35 minutes.
A visit to the Ngorongoro Crater is an experience of a lifetime. There are few places that have wildlife densities and variety on this level. It is not unusual to see the Big Five in one day – and all this in the most amazing setting with a backdrop of the 600m crater wall.
On arrival at Lake Manyara Airstrip, you will be met by a dedicated lodge guide who will transfer you from the airstrip to the lodge in time for lunch and an afternoon to relax before this afternoon’s game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park.
A Lake Manyara safari is a fascinating experience, as the park features a ground-water forest, acacia tortilis woodland and hot springs called Maji Moto. Apart from a spectacular setting, the park is famous for its Flamingo Population, unusual tree-climbing lions and the vast elephant herds it was established to protect.
Enjoy an early dinner at the lodge this evening.
Lunch on the Crater Floor
Today after breakfast, decend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day game drive and picnic on the crater floor.
Indulge in a gourmet feast served in one of the most unique settings in Africa. Descend into the scenic landscape of the Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy the incredible density of wildlife before making your way to a private picnic spot on the Crater floor.
After the day in the crater, head back to the lodge for dinner.
From the Iconic Crater to the Great Migration
Today after breakfast, you will be met by an English-speaking driver for a transfer to Lake Manyara Airstrip, where you will board a scheduled charter flight to the Serengeti National Park.
The approximate flight time from Lake Manyara to the Serengeti National Park is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
On arrival in the Serengeti National Park, a dedicated lodge ranger will collect you for a transfer to the lodge – lookout for game along the way.
Known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. Seeking new pasture, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridor’s crocodile infested Grumeti River.
Enjoy the afternoon at the lodge before heading out in search of the Great Wildebeest Migration. On return to the lodge, dinner will be served.
Experience the great Serengeti wildebeest migration in an open game viewing vehicle. Watch the movement of vast numbers of the Serengeti’s wildebeest, accompanied by large numbers of zebra as these animals move in an annual pattern which is fairly predictable.
Beautiful open Plains to Discovered Gorges
Today you’ll have an early start with tea and coffee before heading out on a morning game drive in search of the Wildebeest Migration and other wildlife along the way.
Return to the lodge after the game drive for breakfast and some time to freshen up before an afternoon spent in the fascinating Olduvai Gorge.
Visit the world-famous archaeological site of Olduvai Gorge, also known as the Cradle of Mankind. The earliest remains of homo sapiens were discovered here by Mary Leaky. Explore the quaint little museum and marvel at the rugged landscape.
After the tour head back to the lodge with a short game drive en-route in time for dinner.
Time to take your memories Home
Start the day with tea and coffee before heading out on the last unforgettable African safari.
Head back to the lodge for breakfast and time to check out before the transfer back to the airstrip for a scheduled charter flight back to Kilimanjaro, to connect with your international flight home.
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