Combine Kenya and Tanzania safari to Amboseli and northern circuit safari
Experience East Africa with Friends of Africa Family Safaris Ltd, Start your Kenya and Tanzania lodge safari under the snows of Mount Kilimanjaro, proceeding to the pristine World Heritage site Ngorongoro Crater, tour the endless plains of the Serengeti and search for tree-climbing lions at Lake Manyara.
Day 1 Nairobi
Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be transferred to The PanAfric Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 Amboseli
After breakfast at your hotel, leave Nairobi for Amboseli National Reserve, located at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, 5895 meter Mount Kilimanjaro. We will arrive at Serena Lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy your first 2 hour afternoon game drive in Amboseli where the snows of Mount Kilimanjaro form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya’s most spectacular displays of wildlife – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, cheetah, and buffalo. Drive back to lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Amboseli-Ngorongoro
Arise early for a morning game drive. After breakfast at the lodge, we leave Amboseli and proceed across the Tanzania border, stopping in Arusha for lunch on route. Watch the sunset over the crater from the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge when we arrive late in the afternoon. Take in a swim in the pool or enjoy a drink in the bar before for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 Ngorongoro
After an early breakfast we will descend into the crater with a picnic lunch in search of some of the 20,000 large mammals that reside there. You may be lucky enough to spot a Black Rhino or a magnificent black-maned lion. Other big game in the park include elephant, leopard, cheetah, warthog, buffalo, hartebeest, and eland among many others. Over 100 species of birds, including flamingos, are found here. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Ngorongoro-Serengeti
Leave Ngorongoro very early for the drive to Serengeti National Park. Lunch is served upon your arrival at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Enjoy the swimming pool or other amenities before your 2 hr game drive as 14,763 square Kms of rolling plains await you. The magnificent wildlife migration occurs here every year when over 2 million animals move north to the adjoining Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve in search or greener pastures, and back again. Besides the numerous zebras and wildebeests, the park hosts rhino, giraffe, topi, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, jackals, hyena, hippo and much more.
Day 6 Serengeti
An early wake up call will be followed by a morning game drive. Then, back to the lodge where breakfast awaits. You will then have some free time to laze by the pool, have lunch or visit the gift shop before your afternoon game drive. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Serengeti-Lake Manyara
Another early wakeup call will be followed by a morning game, then back to the lodge for breakfast. At 0930hrs you will leave Serengeti National Park for Lake Manyara National Park, arriving at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge in time for lunch. Later, you will be treated to an afternoon game drive in search of wildebeests, buffalo, impala, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the Manyara Lions famous for their tree climbing ability. Later you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 :Lake Manyara-Arusha-Nairobi
Delight in one more early morning game drive, then back to the lodge for breakfast. Depart Lake Manyara National Park with a picnic lunch, stopping at Namanga border area before proceeding back to Nairobi. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.