14 Days Magical Kenya Tanzania Safari
14 Days Magical Kenya Tanzania Wildlife Safari – Self drive in East Africa.
Day 1 – Nairobi – Aberdares
Leave in the morning to reach the small town of Nyeri for a sumptuous lunch before leaving for the Ark in the early afternoon. Enjoy the experience of staying in a Tree Hotel or lodge overlooking floodlit waterholes where wildlife visits regularly. Over 40 species of wildlife inhabit the Aberdare mountain ranges, hiding in the heavily forested slopes and in the upper moor lands. The Aberdares is noted as a rhino sanctuary but keep an eye out for the elusive rare bongo, which is best, spotted in the upper bamboo zone and hypericum scrub.Dinner and Overnight at the Ark Lodge
As dusk ensues, we enjoy a relaxing sun downer whilst viewing the game as they gradually approach the waterhole – a truly magical experience. A hearty dinner and pleasant sleep follows thereafter. The night is spent at Treetops, Ark or Mountain Lodge in your comfortable perch above the floodlit waterhole and saltlick where, nightlong, a procession of animals comes to drink.
Day 2 Aberdares- Nairobi – Amboseli National Park
Leave early in the morning after breakfast via Nairobi and drive to Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Arriving in time for late lunch,. Afterward, proceed on evening game drive at the park.
Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Kibo Safari Camp.or Serena Lodge
Day 3 Amboseli National Park
You’ll have an early morning game drive then return back to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, enjoy a full day spent in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippo with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro.Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Kibo Safari Camp.or Serena Lodge
Day 4. Lake Manyara
Depart Amboseli after breakfast and gamedrive enroute and driving to Namanga (Kenya/Tanzania border) where you will change vehicle and driver/guide and proceed to Arusha pick lunch at Hotel. And drive on to Lake Manyara National Park for afternoon gamedrive,dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge or Serena Lodge
Day 5 Serengeti National Park
Breakfast at the Lake Manyara. This morning depart to the vast Serengeti National park to central side of the park. Lunch will be at Serena Safari Lodge or Katikati tented camp. After noon game viewing drives in this side of park. Dinner and Overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge or Katikati tented camp.
Day 6 Serengeti National Park
The famous Serengeti National Park, home of the Great Migration. The game drive is spectacular as you drive up the crater highlands, stopping at the rim. Continuing on, spreading out is the vast Serengeti. Serengeti means “endless plains” in Kiswahili and this 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) park is inhabited by more than 2 million large animals including more than a million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of plains zebras, and Thomson’s gazelles, large predators including lions, cheetahs and hyenas. Many smaller animals like rock hyrax or monkeys also inhabit the area along with nearly 500 species of birds. On the second day, after breakfast, full day in Serengeti National Park (morning and afternoon game drives).Dinner and Overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge or Katikati tented camp.
Possibility to visit Oldupai Gorge and Balloon Flight. (at extra costs)
Day 7 Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Early morning safari before breakfast, to spot the animals when they are more active and also to have a fantastic sunrise in front of you. After the game drive, return to the camp for brunch, followed by a transfer to Ngorongoro. With walls 2,000 ft high and a crater floor that spreads for 102 sq. miles, the crater is a virtual Noah’s Ark, inhabited by almost every species of wildlife indigenous to East Africa including the rare black rhino. In fact, the crater has the greatest concentration of wildlife on the planet. It contains a river, several swamps, from the top, looks like steam, full of flamingoes, forest and open plains. The large bull elephants that reside here have extremely large tusks, due to the rich mineral content of the volcanic soil and its grasses. Dinner and Overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge or Rhino Lodge
Day 8 Ngorongoro Crater
Very early in the morning, descend down to the crater floor for a day of wildlife viewing in one of the most incredible places on Earth. After a stop for a picnic lunch near the hippo lake, and more wildlife viewing in the afternoon.
Day 9 Transfer to Lake Manyara
Day 10 Game Drive in Lake Manyara
Day 11 Transfer to Lake Tarangire National park
Day 12 Game Drive in Tarangire National Park
Day 13 Nature walk
Day 14 Transfer Back to Arusha
drive up the steep road out of the crater and transfer to Arusha