No border control for animals crossing from Mara to Serengeti over “Sand River”. All they have to contend with are the hungry crocodiles lying in wait over the river crossings. And despite having to avoid powerful jaws snapping at their hooves, it sometimes seems as if they actually have an easier journey than us humans!
27 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Planning a trip to Masai Mara and Amboseli. Looking for 2 others to join us. Here Is the full 12 day itinerary for the entire trip.
Day 1. Pick up at Kilimanjaro airport and transfer you at Green mountain lodge for your overnight
Day 2. Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park
In the morning you will be picked up at your hotel to start your safari to the Lake Manyara National Park.
Established in 1960, the small Lake Manyara National Park is home to tree climbing lions, elephants and large troops of baboons and monkeys. The park is dominated by the shallow, alkaline lake and boasts with diverse habitats like grassy plains, escarpment and forest. Here hundreds of bird species gather, most notable, thousands of pink flamingos. In addition to the striking scenery you have the chance to see
giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, wildebeests and the comical warthog. The safari vehicle has an open roof and is the ideal viewing platform to appreciate the nature and animals of this park. In the late afternoon you will leave the park and travel to the Fanaka Safari Lodge, where you will spend the night.
Day 3, Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park
Breakfast is at day break before you drive into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and down into the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken and unflooded caldera in the world with an incredible wildlife diversity. Here you will find almost all species of the East African savannah including the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. After an extensive wildlife tour and a picnic you will leave the crater in the afternoon and continue your journey to the Serengeti National Park. The southern plains of the Serengeti literally seem to go on forever, stretching to the horizon and only interrupted by bizarre rock formations. In the late afternoon, you will reach the Serengeti Bush Camp at a remote campsite in the Serengeti National Park. Listen to the sounds of the wilderness while you sit around the camp fire and enjoy your privacy in the middle of the African bush.
Day 4 Serengeti National Park
The day is dedicated to drive northwest of serengeti game viewing in the Serengeti National Park.On the time of year, you have the chance of witnessing the great migration, where hundreds and thousands of wildebeests and zebras roam the ecosystem of the Serengeti and the Masai Mara in search of fresh grass and water and predators are never far behind. As the migration is completely dependent on the yearly rainfalls, the location of the herds may vary from year to year. Your guide will know where to locate the
animals and where to see them best. You will spend another night at the Kati Kati Mara Tented.
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner
Day 5 Serengeti National Park
In the morning you will have breakfast before you leave the camp for a full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Although the migration might be the main attraction for many visitors, the diversity of habitats and landscapes will make an impression. Animals that can be spotted include predators such as lions and leopards as well as antelopes, giraffes, zebras, hippos and elephants. Alternatively you can join a balloon safari in the early morning (optional and at additional cost – please contact our consultants for more information) where you will enjoy the views of the Serengeti plains from the sky. The balloon safari is followed by a bush breakfast after which you will join your safari guide for the game drive. After an eventful day, you will once again return to the Kati Kati Mara Tented Camp for dinner and your overnight stay.
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner
Day 6. Serengeti National Park
After breakfast another Full game drive fallow migration crossing Mara river until late afternoon you will be back to Kati Kati Mara tented for your dinner and overnight
Day 7 Serengeti to Isibania border Kenya Side to Masai Mara. After breakfast you will be drive to Isibania border Kenya,
Isibania border – masai mara
pick up from isibania border and depart to masai mara national reserve. Arrive and check in at Fig tree camp for late lunch. Later go for an evening game drive.
Dinner and overnight at fig tree camp.
Wake up in the morning have breakfast, later we go for a full day game drive in the masai mara with packed lunch. Enjoy your lunch at mara river as you spend more time for game viewing later in the evening return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Masai mara – lake nakuru
Wake up at 6:00 am have breakfast then check out from the hotel later depart mara for Lake Nakuru National park. Arrive at lake Nakuru Lodge, check in and have lunch, later drive for an evening game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Lake nakuru lodge (inside the park)
Lake nakuru – amboseli national park
After morning breakfast we depart lake nakuru national park for amboseli national park with game en route.
Arrive amboseli in afternoon hours check in at Kibo safari camp for lunch later go for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at kibo safari camp.
After morning breakfast we go for a morning game drive at amboseli national park later in the aftenoon return at the camp for lunch, relax at the pool later in the evening drive for another game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Kibo safari camp.
Amboseli - mombasa
After morning breakfast depart amboseli for mombasa to catch your flight back home. Arrive mombasa in afternoon hours.