Tsavo N.P. Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 81

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival in Nairobi, you will be met at the airport and tranferred to your hotel. The rest of the day at leisure.

Masai boy

Day 2: Nairobi - Ngorongoro Crater

This morning you take public shuttle to Arusha, Tanzania. Here you will be met and transferred for lunch. Meet your driver/guide for a briefing and drive in 4x4 safari vehicle to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Accommodation at the Ngorongoro Farm House comprises spacious cottages built in the style of an old colonial farm offering an imaginary journey back to days gone by. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Farm House.

Lunch time at Limpopo Transfrontier Park

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Early this morning the safari begins by driving down the steep valley (about 600m) to the floor of the crater. The crater is known for its unusual sights including the rare black rhinos. Return to the Ngorongoro Farm House for lunch and a leisurely afternoon where optional activities are available. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Farm House.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti N.P.

This morning you depart for the Serengeti National Park, with a stop enroute at Ol'Duvai gorge. Here in the 'Cradle of Mankind' the skull of a human being was found believed to be the oldest ever. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 5: Serengeti N.P.

Today you spend the whole day on a game drive in this National Park, which is rich with different species of animals. To give you a better chance of seeing the big five a picnic lunch will be provided. Dinner and overnight at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Leopard surverying the area

Day 6: Serengeti N.P. - Lake Manyara N.P.

After breakfast we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Camp.

Buffalo herd

Day 7: Lake Manyara N.P. - Nairobi

After breakfast drive to Arusha for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to a shuttle bus station for a public shuttle bus to Nairobi. Here you will be transferred onto your hotel.

Market stalls

Day 8: Nairobi - Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast, drive past the extinct Volcano of Mt Longonot and Suswa into the homelands of the Masai. After lunch at the Mara Sarova Camp you will have the opportunity to observe the unique world of the Masai Mara. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sarova Tented Camp or similar.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Day 9: Masai Mara N.P.

Spend a full day on a game drive which takes you through the vast plains of the Masai Mara searching for the 'Big Five'. Return to the Mara Sarova Camp for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sarova Tented Camp or similar.

Masai warrior jumping

Day 10: Masai Mara N.P. - Lake Nakuru

This morning travel to Lake Nakuru National Park, which is famous for its flocks of flamingos and pelicans. Lunch at the Lion Hill Lodge will be followed by an afternoon game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at the Lion Hill Lodge or similar.

Flamingos fishing for food

Day 11: Lake Nakuru - Amboseli

Your day begins with an early morning game drive through Lake Nakuru National Park. After breakfast at Lion Hill Lodge drive a short distance to Nairobi for lunch in the very popular Carnivore Restaurant. After lunch drive to Amboseli National Park, where you can enjoy the beautiful view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Satao Elerai or similar.

Bird coming in to land

Day 12: Amboseli - Tsavo N.P.

Breakfast followed by full morning game drive in Amboseli National Park. Lunch at the lodge then depart for Tsavo West National Park in the afternoon with game drive enroute. During the drive you pass the amazing Lava flows of the Shetani rocks. Dinner and overnight at Severin Safari Camp or similar.

Relaxing in Tsavo National Park

Day 13: Tsavo N.P.

Start the day with an early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast visit Mzima Springs and enjoy another game drive. After lunch at the Kilaguni Serena Lodge drive to Tsavo East National Park with a game drive enroute. Dinner and overnight at Satao Camp or similar.

Having a look

Day 14: Tsavo N.P.

Early morning game drive before breakfast then depart for Mombasa.

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