15 Days Stalking East Africa Predators Safari & Zanzibar Beach Holiday

The great parks of Kenya & Tanzania — the Serengeti, Maasai Mara,Samburu, Amboseli ,Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater offer a unique and overwhelming wildlife safari experience that is simply unequaled. Zanzibar’s coastline offers some of the best beaches in the world, the ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches. Zanzibar's Indian Ocean offers world class water sports including scuba diving, Pemba liveaboard diving, snorkeling, and deep sea fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, waterskiing and sailing on traditional local dhows.

Duration: 15 Days
Departure: : Regular departure throughout the year, check on the tabulated departures dates
Starts: Nairobi Ends: Nairobi
Standard: Luxury
Destinations: Arrive –Nairobi x 1 * Aberdares Mts N.P x 1* Samburu G.Re x 1 * Lake Nakuru N.P x 1 * Masai Mara G.Re x 2 * Amboseli N.P x 1 * Lake Manyara N.P x 1* Serengeti N.P x 2 * Ngorongoro Crater N.P x 1 * Arusha-KIA-Zanzibar x 4 * Nairobi – Departure x 1
Mode of Transport: Kenya- Customized Safari Tanzania- Customized 4x4 Land Cruzer

The Price:

The Price Includes

  • Transport.
  • Domestic Flights
  • Park entry fee, permits & excursions
  • Accommodation and all meals while on safari as per the itinerary
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
  • Government taxes.

The Price Excludes:

  • Extras at the lodges -tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal
    expenses
  • Excursions
  • International air fare
  • Visa

The Itinerary

Arrive -Nairobi Country Lodge (BB)

Day 1. Arrive this morning or in the evening in the city of Nairobi and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Aberdare Mts. N/P Treetops Hotel (FB)

Day2. After breakfast depart to Aberdares N/P. The park is the ideal place to admire the various shades of wildlife. The breathtaking sights of rare bongo antelope along with several other species will remain fresh in mind for years to come. Arrive in time for lunch at Outspan base hotel for Treetops hotel, short excursions around the hotel fame for Lord Baden Powell, founder of Scout Movement where he spent the last three years of his life in a cottage called Paxtu. He was buried at the hotel compound.

Afterwards you will be transferred to the Treetops hotel where you are sure to see elephants, buffalos and some other animals at the floodlit waterholes a very close range. Dinner and overnight.

Samburu G/Re Samburu Wildlife lodge (FB)

Day 3. Depart to Samburu G/Re after breakfast with a stop over at the equator crossing. Morning and afternoon game viewing. The park is famous for the Samburu semi nomadic tribesmen, reticulated giraffe, Gravy’s zebra, gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including the elephant and Africa's big cats-leopard, cheetah and the lion. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Lake Nakuru N/P Lake Nakuru Lodge (FB)

Day4. After an early breakfast check out and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. Stopover at Thomson Falls, Nyahururu for viewing of the waterfall. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch, proceed on an afternoon game drive in the park fame for its abundance of birdlife including millions of flamingoes, rhino and scenic landscape. You return to your lodge late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Masai Mara G/Re Mara Leisure Tented Camp (FB)

Day 5. Depart to Masai Mara G/Re after breakfast, this is where you will enjoy the herd of animals and the amazing way they co-exist amongst each other. Get here by lunch time, after you refresh, have lunch relax as you wait to start the afternoon game drive. Get a closer look of the animal on the plains, with their endless vistas and enormous herds of grazing animals, look for the predators hidden in bushes or long grass i.e. lion, Cheetah and Leopard. There are hippos in the rivers and exotic birds
everywhere. Dinner and overnight.

Masai Mara G/Re Mara Leisure Tented Camp (FB)

Day6. Optional early morning balloon safari and bush breakfast. Have full day game drive and cultural immersion in this great game reserve declared a “world wonder” by UNESCO due to the great wildebeest migration spectacle in the Mara-Serengeti eco-system

Amboseli N/P Kibo Safari Camp (FB)

Day7. Depart after early breakfast to Amboseli N/P at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain with a stop-over in Nairobi for hot/ packed lunch. Proceed to enter the park in the afternoon game drives around the water springs from Mt. Kilimanjaro. The snows of the mountain forms a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya's most popular spectacular displays of wildlife - lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, buffalo and host of plains game, creating Kenya's most sought after photographer's paradise.

Lake Manyara N/P Kirurumu Tented Camp (FB)

Day 8. Dawn game drives before breakfast later check out and depart to Lake Manyara. After crossing the Kenya / Tanzania border and about 1 hour driver you will stop in Arusha for hot/ picnic lunch. Proceed to enter the park late afternoon the park is home to plenty of game and birdlife. Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. Gazelles, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, the famous tree climbing lion, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippopotamus, and a great number of smaller mammals,350 species of bird, storks and flamingoes. The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty Dinner and overnight at lodge.

Serengeti N/P Seronera Wildlife Lodge (FB)

Day 9. Dawn game drives in Lake Manyara before breakfast. Later depart to Serengeti via Ngorongoro with picnic lunch with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge the Historical Site, Picnic lunch and later proceed with extensive game drives and sight seeing arriving in central Serengeti for late afternoon. Dinner and overnight.

Serengeti N/P Seronera Wildlife Lodge (FB)

Day 10. Full day in Serengeti with early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast Serengeti plain. The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight

Ngorongoro Crater N/P Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge (FB)

Day 11. Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area after breakfast game drives en route to arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch descend to the crater floor for game drives at this animal paradise a world wonder. Various animals co-exist inside this broken caldera which also has distinct vegetation zones. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for the dense population of animals which inhabit it. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and myriad other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted on just one single game drive.
Return late afternoon to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Arusha – KIA -Zanzibar Blue Bay Beach Resort & Spa (HB)

Day 12-14. After breakfast check out and drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport via Arusha. Lunch at KIA lodge then drive the short distance to board a flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to the beach resort. Historical, architectural and cultural sites of beautiful Old Stone Town. The narrow winding streets are lined with stores selling local crafts, antiques, jewellery, clothes and spices.

The Orphanage Shop near the Old Fort sells crafts and paintings made by local artists and the orphans themselves. The half day Tour includes visits to the Town Market, Old Slave Market, National Museum, High Court, Slave Chambers, Old German Consulate, Former English Gentlemen’s club, House of Wonders, Old Fort, Sultan’s Palace, Livingstone House and anywhere else your interest lies. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques. Stone Town has excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts for you to delight your friends and family.

Zanzibar -Nairobi Departure

Day15. Check out and transfer to the airport after breakfast / lunch for a flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your day room. Nairobi city tours, shopping and any other personal activity. Farewell dinner at Carnivore Restaurant later transfer to the airport for departure.

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