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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

1 Night Nairobi Serena Hotel | 2 Nights Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge | 1 Night Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge | 2 Nights Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge | 2 Nights Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge | 3 Nights Mara Intrepids Camp

This 12-day luxury 4×4 Road and Air Safari visits the best of Kenya and Tanzania most renowned safari destinations. Beginning and ending in Nairobi, you spend your first night at the Nairobi Serena Hotel located a 30 minutes’ drive from Jomo Kenyatta International airport. The hotels various facilities mean that you don’t even have to leave the hotel during your stay.

The following morning you proceed by road in a 4×4 safari vehicles to Amboseli National Park often called the ‘Land of Giants’ – due to the impressive elephants here carrying massive tusks. The animals are set against breathtaking vistas of Mt Kilimanjaro, which makes an awesome backdrop to the small park.

Spend 2 nights at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge on guided nature walks, wellness treatments and game drives to discover the magnificent wildlife of Amboseli. In the evening be entertained with performances by traditional Maasai dancers or learn more about the traditions of these proud people while visiting a Maasai Village.

Cross the border into Tanzania and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for a night at Lake Manyara Safari Lodge. Apart from the glorious scenic views, Lake Manayara National Park is endowed with animals such as; the famous tree climbing lions, giraffes, elephants, zebras, wildebeests, impalas, Kiplinger’s, baboons and many more.

Continue to the Ngorongoro Crater and stay for 2 nights at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge. Your expert driver guide will take you to the floor of the crater with a 4×4 safari vehicle to look for the Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalos), as well as an astounding diversity of other wildlife. 

The next stop for two nights is at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge in the Serengeti National Park – the ultimate African safari destination and home to the great wildebeest migration.

Although it is most famous for supporting millions of wildebeest, the Serengeti has a sizable populations of zebra, buffalo, elephant and giraffe, and myriad gazelle and antelope species. And where there are plains game aplenty, predators like lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and wild dog are sure to follow.

The grand finale of your journey is the Masai Mara Game Reserve. We fly from the Serengeti to Tarime (on the Tanzanian side) followed by a short scenic road transfer to Migori (on the Kenyan side) and a short flight into the Masai Mara. We spend 3 nights at the Mara Intrepids Camp on safari game drives, Hot air balloon safaris, bush dinners, and photographic safaris.

A short flight brings us back to Nairobi. We make use of a day-room at the Nairobi Serena Hotel and spend the afternoon on last minute shopping and last-minute shopping before transferring to Jomo Kenyatta International airport.

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Safari Itinerary in Summary

Day 1: Nairobi Arrival – Transfer to the Nairobi Serena Hotel 
Day 2: Nairobi – Drive to Amboseli National Park. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Day 3: Amboseli National Park. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Day 4: Amboseli – Drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 5: Lake Manyara – Drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day 7: Ngorongoro – Drive to the Serengeti National Park. Overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Day 8: Serengeti National Park. Overnight at the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Day 9: Serengeti – Fly to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Overnight at the Mara Intrepids Camp
Day 10: Masai Mara Game Reserve. Overnight at the Mara Intrepids Camp
Day 11: Masai Mara Game Reserve. Overnight at the Mara Intrepids Camp
Day 12: Masai Mara – Fly to Nairobi. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel (dayroom)

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Safari Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Nairobi Arrival – Transfer to the Nairobi Serena Hotel

Arrive in Nairobi, where you are met and transferred to Nairobi Serena Hotel. This premium city hotel offers a laid-back, comfortable start or end to any safari adventure. It has a convenient location overlooking Central Park and its various facilities mean that you don’t even have to leave the hotel during your stay.

The in-house restaurants and bars serve exquisite regional and international specialties, and leisure options include a swimming pool and a gym.

Overnight Accommodation: Nairobi Serena Hotel
Meal Plan: {Bed & Breakfast}


Day 2: Nairobi – Drive to Amboseli National Park

Drive to Amboseli National Park, known for its thriving big-game population, especially elephants, more than 1,000 of which live in the park. From a distance, take in views of the highest mountain in Africa, the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro, with its impressive Uhuru Peak soaring to 19,341 feet.

Arrive at your lodge set beneath acacia trees in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. After lunch, explore the acacia woodland, freshwater swamps, scrub brush and open plains in search of wildlife. Part of the park is composed of a dried-up lake bed, where mirages rise from the shimmering heat. This evening, share in a special welcome dinner with your fellow guests.

Overnight Option:  Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Amboseli National Park

Set out on early morning and afternoon game drives, crisscrossing the landscape in search of the park’s large herds of elephants, as well as zebras and wildebeests, along the salt pan trails.

Prepare for predator sightings, as opportunistic animals begin roaming the plains in search of prey. Return to your lodge for dinner followed by a relaxing evening under African skies.

Overnight Option:  Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast we transfer to Namanga crossing the border into Tanzania, continue by road to stop for lunch in Arusha. Then, continue to Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, located in a picturesque spot above the Great Rift Valley.

On arrival, settle in, freshen up and relax a bit before venturing to a nearby escarpment for stunning views of the valley below. Here, enjoy a refreshing Scenic Sundowner as the equatorial sun slips toward the horizon. This evening, gather with fellow guests for a hearty dinner.

Overnight Option:  Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 5: Lake Manyara – Drive to the Ngorongoro Crater

Set out this morning on a game drive in Lake Manyara in search of nonchalant baboons; dik-diks, which forage for food beneath acacia trees; and large herds of buffalo, wildebeests and zebras, which gather on the grassy, sun-drenched plains.

Along a narrow belt of acacia woodland, you may even spot the region’s storied tree-climbing lions, which ascend branches for a cool breeze. After a farm-fresh lunch, travel to the Ngorongoro Crater, ascending its outer wall through dense vegetation.

Ngorongoro is the largest unbroken ancient caldera in the world and a likely place to view lions, elephants, hyenas and gazelles. This afternoon, participate in a Chef’s Table demonstration in the hotel kitchen, where you prepare and sample local dishes.

Overnight Option: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

This morning, descend into the crater, arriving ahead of most visitors — thanks to the ideal location of your accommodations on the crater’s rim — to view the resident wildlife at its most active time of day.

The prairies of this “Lost World” are great spots for watching buffalo and elephants as well as the countless other species that roam the crater’s 100-square-mile floor. You may even sight flamingos (when in season) or the rare black rhino. Following lunch, visit a Maasai village to gain a better understanding of the nomadic cattle-herders’ daily life and culture.

Overnight Option: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 7: Ngorongoro – Drive to Serengeti National Park

Drive to vast, wildlife-rich Serengeti National Park and through its spectacular mix of savanna grassland and volcanic hills, stopping en-route for a privately guided tour of Olduvai Gorge, one of the key sources of prehuman hominid fossils. Renowned paleontologists Mary and Louis Leakey made many notable finds here, including “Nutcracker Man,” who lived approximately 1.75 million years ago.

Visit the on-site museum, take in views from the lookout point and examine the excavations, which revealed 3.7-million-year-old footprints and the 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human. Continue to your lodge, which is framed by commanding views of this land of lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, giraffes and topi.

The park also serves as a setting for the Great Migration when it passes through each year. Enjoy your rondavel room with private balcony and unique decor styled to showcase cultural heritage and traditional art.

Overnight Option: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Today, revel in true safari country, as you Ride Like a Local, searching for the Big Five (lions, leopards, Cape buffalo, elephants and rhinos), along with giraffes, gazelles and zebras. Along the rivers, plains and rocky outcroppings, you may also spot some of the Serengeti’s more diminutive denizens, such as leopard tortoises and rhinoceros beetles.

Overnight Option: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 9: Masai Mara National Reserve

Fly to the vast Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya’s finest wildlife spectacle, offering excellent game viewing year-round. The unending landscape hosts some 450 bird species, 95 animal species and all of the great predators, including the country’s largest lion population.

After familiarizing yourself with your luxurious tented accommodations, ideally situated at the confluence of the Mara’s four game-viewing regions, drive through the famed reserve.

Overnight Option: Mara Intrepids Camp
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 10: Masai Mara National Reserve

Explore a region bestowed with over 500 square miles of savannas, woodlands and tree-fringed rivers on morning and afternoon game drives. You may observe crocodiles basking in the sun, see ever-alert hippos wallowing in muddy water and catch the antics of mischievous monkeys overhead.

Watch, too, as African elephants rumble along the forest edge and giraffes snatch leaves from branches high above.

Overnight Option: Mara Intrepids Camp
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 11: Masai Mara National Reserve

Venture forth on a morning game drive. After lunch, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities:
* Set Out on a Guided Bird Walk for the opportunity to spot some of the nearly 500 species of birds in the region.
* Make Beads with the Maasai, learning the craft of beading from tribal members and creating your own jewelry.
* Throw the Rungu with Maasai Warriors, testing your skills with their traditional wooden hunting club.

Then, go on a late-afternoon game drive for a final look at the Mara’s treasures. Later, enjoy a Scenic Sundowner, sipping traditional cocktails while marveling at the incredible open plains just before dusk — a relaxing prelude to a memorable farewell dinner with your fellow guests.

Overnight Option: Mara Intrepids Camp
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 12: Masai Mara – Fly to Nairobi – Depart

Return to Nairobi. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in a reserved day-room before your international departure flight home.

Overnight Option: Nairobi Serena Hotel (dayroom)
Meal Plan: {Breakfast}

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

12 Day Luxury Kenya & Tanzania Safari Prices

12 Day Luxury Kenya & Tanzania Safari Prices Include;

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Notes
* A 12 day luxury safari visiting some of East Africa’s most renowned safari destinations (Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Masai Mara)


12 Day Luxury Kenya & Tanzania Safari Prices Exclude;

* Visas
* Gratuities
* Airport taxes
* International flights
* Park and/or concession fees
* Champagne, cellar wines, premium brand spirits, gratuities

* Premium-brand drinks and cigars, including Champagne, cognac and fine wines
* All items of a personal nature, including personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
*Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to: Hot-air ballooning & Spa treatments

Mara Intrepids Camp
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