C4 - Best of East Africa

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15 Days / 14 Nights – Nairobi, Samburu, Mount Kenya, Lake Manyara, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Arusha, Lake Victoria, Serengeti and Ngrongoro.

 

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 (Sat) – En Route
Overnight flight from Toronto to Nairobi.



Day 2 (Sun) – Nairobi

Upon arrival at Nairobi airport, you will be met by our representative and transfered to your hotel. Balance of day is at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.



Day 3 (Mon) – Nairobi / Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast, start your drive north to Samburu. You will find a variety of animals unique to the northern part of Kenya: Grevy’s zebra, the reticulated giraffe and the Somali ostrich, beisa oryx, long neck gerenuk, and the hunting dog.  Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 4 (Tue) – Samburu National Reserve
Enjoy an additional day around this reserve along the Uaso Nyrio River and observe animals as they quench their thirst around the waterhole. After lunch, you may opt to spend some time by the pool or enjoy another game drive in the late afternoon. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 5 (Wed) – Samburu / Mount Kenya National Park

After breakfast, begin your day by travelling to the central highlands of Kenya, arriving at the Mount Kenya National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the highest mountain in Kenya. After lunch, enjoy some time to observe animals as they surround the waterhole. Adequate lighting is provided in the evening to increase photo opportunity of the Kenyan wildlife. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 6 (Thu) - Mount Kenya National Park / Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, transfer by road to Lake Nakuru enjoying views of the beautiful Rift Valley. Upon arrival at Lake Nakuru, you will have a breathtaking view of thousands of flamingoes that live there. You may also get a chance to observe bucks and antelopes, the Burchell’s zebra, Rothschild giraffe, buffalo and leopards. The site is also a sanctuary for the White Rhino. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 7 (Fri) – Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara
Drive to Masai Mara, Kenya’s most famous wildlife reserve. Search for the “Big Five” – Elephants, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo, and Leopards – roaming this magnificent and vast territory among other animals, such as cheetahs and the bat-eared fox. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 8 (Sat) – Masai Mara
Breakfast is followed by a game drive. Relax by the pool and watch the wildlife on this the northern extension of the Serengeti Plains. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 9 (Sun) – Masai Mara / Lake Victoria

Leave the Mara and continue your journey to Tanzania. Stop at Lake Victoria to enjoy observing different varieties of bird species, such as giant kingfishers, dwarf bitterns and Senegal lapwings. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 10 (Mon) – Lake Victoria / Serengeti

Take a full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Rich with wildlife, observe predators chasing their prey and enjoying their kill in these surroundings. Dinner and overnight at a Serengeti Lodge offering endless views over the Serengeti plains - the design and construction merging into surrounding landscape. (BLD)



Day 11 (Tue) – Serengeti
Enjoy a portion of the day in search of the “Big Five”.  Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 12 (Wed) – Serengeti / Ngorongoro
In the morning, travel to Ngorongoro stopping at the Olduvai Gorge - the site of many archeological findings dating back 3.5 million years into early human evolution.  Continue to the famed Ngorongoro crater and experience a breathtaking view of the 260 Sq. km crater beneath and the wealth of the surrounding animal and bird life. Enjoy some time of leisure. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 13 (Thu) – Ngorongoro

Take full day game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater. See a spectacular concentration of wildlife. Drive across the dense forest, near Soda Lake and enjoy the viewing of a variety of birds. Ascend to the lodge from the 2000ft deep crater. (BLD)



Day 14 (Fri) – Ngorongoro / Lake Manyara
Depart for Lake Manyara, a dramatic setting overlooking the Great Rift Valley and Soda Lake of Manyara. View many large colorful birds flying in circles and spirals. Enjoy exploring the Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its elephants and tree-climbing lions. Witness a large flock of flamingoes on the lake. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)



Day 15 (Sat) – Lake Manyara / Arusha / En Route
After breakfast, begin your morning drive to the town of Arusha. Enjoy your lunch and an afternoon of leisure. Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your return home. (BL)

 

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