Days 1/2 – Samburu Game Reserve
Leave Nairobi early morning and cross the equator to reach semi-arid Samburu. You may see nomadic Samburu people en route. On game drives look for rare northern species such as Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe.
Day 3 – Mt Kenya
Depart Samburu for Mt Kenya and overnight at Mountain Lodge which overlooks a waterhole where forest game comes to drink.
Day 4 – Lake Nakuru/Rift Valley Lakes
Drive to Lake Nakuru in the Rift Valley, famous for the millions of pink flamingos which cover its surface. Afternoon game drive in the park. Overnight near Lake Nakuru or Lake Naivasha.
Days 5/6 – Masai Mara National Reserve
Early departure for the drive to the grasslands of Masai Mara National Reserve. The park is famous for its plains game, and its predators: black-maned lion, cheetah and hyena.
Days 7/8 – Serengeti National Park
Fly to Migori airstrip, drive to Tarime and then fly in to the Serengeti. Drive to your lodge or camp, gameviewing as you go. The Serengeti is famous for its millions of wildebeest and zebra, as well as big cats. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. BLD
Days 9/10 – Ngorongoro Crater
Visit Olduvai Gorge, a famous archaeological site en route to the stunning Ngorongoro Crater. Check-in to your lodge on the crater rim. Next day take a morning half day game drive with picnic lunch on to the floor of the crater. Over 25,000 animals live in this extinct volcano.
Day 11 – Lake Manyara National Park
Drive past coffee farms and descend the steep Rift Valley Escarpment to Lake Manyara. Enjoy a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Day 12 – Tour ends Arusha
Drive to the town of Arusha, where the tour ends.