Ole Sereni Hotel | Tortilis Camp | Exploreans Ngorongoro | Lemala Kuria Hills | Sand Rivers Masai Mara
- Air Transfers to and fro Destinations
- Use of 4X4 open Landcruisers for Game Drives
- Use of charters & schedule flights where possible
- Park Entry Fees
- All Inclusive Accommodation as Stipulated
- Luxury Safari Experience
- Travel Insurance within East Africa
- International Flights
- Select Premium Alcoholic Drinks
- Activities not stipulated in itinerary
- Medical Insurance
- Tips & Gratuities
This itinerary in pictures
Uncover wildlife and tribal traditions on this exciting Bigtime Safari Adventure, revealing everything from baby elephants and big cats to the beautiful Maasai and their East African plains.
Day by day itinerary
Day 1-2: Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival into Nairobi, you are met by our representative and transferred to your luxurious accommodations in one of Kenya’s most famous hotels. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Stay: Ole Sereni Hotel
Day 3-4: Amboseli National Park
Transfer to wilson airport for your schedule flight to Amboseli National Park, famous for its big game and views of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. YOu will be met and transfered to Tortilis Camp in time for lunch. Cruise through acacia woodlands, freshwater swamps and open plains in search of elephants, zebra and wildebeest. The next day, discover more of this wildlife haven on additional game drives, departing for your first of the day at dawn. Look to distant Kilimanjaro, illuminated in an inspired, early-morning light.
Stay: Tortilis Camp, Amboseli
Day 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Drive from Kenya into Tanzania, stopping in Arusha for lunch. Then, fly to Manyara and transfer to your lodge, perched on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and “Lost World” of wildlife, Ngorongoro Crater was formed three million years ago when a giant volcano erupted and collapsed. Today, Ngorongoro is home to an incredible concentration of wildlife, including one of the highest densities of lions. Tonight, take in sweeping views from your own private balcony. The next day, ride into the lush expanse for a picnic lunch and full day of game drives. Later, visit a Maasai village, where you meet with the village elder and learn how to make the tribal community’s unique beaded jewelry.
Stay: Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge
Day 7-8: Serengeti National Park
Depart for Serengeti National Park. Stop en route for a privately guided visit to Olduvai Gorge, an archaeological site housing some of the earliest human remains. Arrive at your lodge and, time permitting, set out on your first game drive into the extraordinary Serengeti. The next day brings morning and afternoon game drives in search of Africa’s “Big Five” — leopards, buffalo, elephants, rhinos and lions, the last of which have large numbers here. In lieu of the morning game drive, you may also choose to take your family on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the endless plains of the Serengeti (weather permitting and at an additional cost).
Stay: Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge
Day 9-11: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Transfer by air and overland to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Check in to your luxury camp near the Mara River. Later, enjoy an afternoon game drive. Explore this magnificent savanna country for the next two days on morning and afternoon game drives, searching for giraffes, hippos and hyenas. Look forward to a family friendly sundowner experience, sipping refreshing mocktails and cocktails from a surprise scenic location. Later, experience local life when you opt to visit with students at a nearby primary school. Seize another opportunity for a hot air balloon ride (weather permitting and at an additional cost). On your final evening, celebrate with a farewell dinner.
Stay: Sand Rivers, Masai Mara
Day 12: Depart, Nairobi
Fly to Nairobi and enjoy a reserved dayroom. Transfer to the airport and depart
Dayroom: Hemingways Nairobi