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8 Days Amboseli, Serengeti, Manyara, Ngorongoro safari
Day 1 : Nairobi - Amboseli National park
Depart Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to the photogenic park of Amboseli and arrive in good time for lunch .Lunch at Amboseli Serena lodge followed by afternoon game drives at the magnificent park at the foothills of Mt.Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena lodge
Day 2 Amboseli national park
full day in this photogenic park. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Serena lodge or similar
Amboseli means ‘the place of water’ in Maasai language. The park has an endless supply of water which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro. Animal species seen include elephant, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopard. The birdlife seen here includes pelican, bee eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle and pygmy falcon. Amboseli is one of the most popular parks and offers excellent accommodation facilities.
Day 3 Amboseli - Lake Manyara
After breakfast, cross over into into Tanzania via the Namanga border. After lunch in Arusha, depart for Lake Manyara. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge which has a dramatic setting overlooking, the Great Rift Valley and the beautiful Soda Lake of Manyara and the park. One can observe many large colourful birds flying in circles and spirals. The unique mix of geometric and traditional style was inspired by the abundant birdlife.
Day 4 Lake Manyara - Serengeti National park
Game drive, Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Here you can see a variety of habitats and diverse animals and birds. Witness the large flock of flamingoes descending on Lake Manyara. After lunch, depart for Serengeti. En-route game viewing offers opportunity to view and photograph a variety of wildlife and birds. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 5 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, full day game drive in Serengeti National Park (with picnic lunch). Here can be found the largest concentration of plain animals - 4 million; and 500 species of birds. Your chance to see predators chasing their prey and enjoying their kill.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge which affords endless views over the Serengeti plains, the design and construction merging into surrounding landscape. It is built as a cluster of elegant thatched huts in a traditional African village fashion.
With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area. Serengeti is also a bird watching haven
Day 6 - Serengeti - Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge
After an early breakfast, we drive south to the magnificent Ngorongoro crater via the historical Olduvai Gorge. Enjoy game views and a packed lunch en route. Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Sopa lodge. A choice exists between having an early morning drive in Serengeti and waiting there for lunch to drive to Ngorongoro immediately after.
Day 7- Ngorongoro- Arusha
Morning crater tour then proceed to Arusha with packed lunches. Dinner and overnight at Impala hotel
The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals.
Day 8 - Arusha- Nairobi
Board a Nairobi bound shuttle bus and arrive at approx. 1400 hrs.
Contact us for tour price customized according to your preferences for accommodation both in Kenya & Tanzania. Group rates equally discounted. Usually, tour price will include arrival and departure airport transfers. For every safari exceeding 5 Days, there is an offer for free accommodation for one night, bed and breafast basis at our suburban hotel in Karen, Nairobi - The Bush House & Camp