WEDNEDAY: NAIROBI – MAASAI MARA
Distance: 280 KM / Driving Time: 5.5 hours
At 07:30 Hrs, collected from your Nairobi Hotel /Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Commence your safari, driving due west out of Nairobi, ascending to the edge of the Great Rift Valley, for a dramatic and panoramic descent, down the Great Rift Valley escarpment, to the floor below.
Make a photographic stop at a view point, before the descent.
Continue the descent, passing through Mai Mahiu and Narok Town.
Arriving in time for lunch at the Lodge.
Afternoon game viewing drive in the Kenya’s most popular Reserve.
Dinner and overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE.
THURSDAY: MAASAI MARA
Morning and afternoon game viewing drives in the extensive Maasai Mara Game Reserve, if lucky, opportunity to see the big five in one day!!!
In consultation with your drivers / guides, there is an option of a full day game viewing drive with packed lunches, this allows you time to explore greater areas of the reserve without need to return to the Lodge for lunch.
All meals and overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE.
FRIDAY: MAASAI MARA - NAIVASHA
Distance: 230 KM / Driving Time: 4 hours
Breakfast at the Lodge.
Depart and drive towards the shores of Lake Naivasha to arrive just in time for lunch at the Resort.
In the afternoon head out for a 01 Hour boat ride on the Lake.
Dinner and overnight at LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA RESORT.
SATURDAY: NAIVASHA – NAIROBI - AMBOSELI
Early breakfast at the Resort.
After breakfast, depart Naivasha and commenece your drive to Amboseli National Park passing through Nairobi. Continue due South of Nairobi on the Nairobi/Mombasa road for the first 125 KM (02 hours drive) before turning due West towards Mount Kilimanjaro.
The drive thence is through typical African savannah country dotted with local homesteads and colourful Masai herdsmen grazing their cattle.
Arriving in time for lunch at the Lodge.
At 15:30 hrs depart for your first game veiwing in Amboseli National Park which is one of the best in Africa to spot large herds of Elephants up close, with the immense grandeur of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, as a picturesque background.
At sunset, exit the park and return to AMBOSELI SOPA LODGE for dinner and overnight.
SUNDAY: AMBOSELI – NAMANGA - ARUSHA – TARANGIRE
Early morning breakfast at the Lodge.
Depart for a brief game viewing drive in Amboseli National Park, after which you will drive toward the Kenya / Tanzania border.
After customs and immigration formalities, change vehicle and continue to Tanzania.
Arrive in time for lunch at a hotel in Arusha.
At 14:00 hours, continue with your journey to Tarngire National Park, famous for its large elephant population.
Upon arrival at the park, commence game viewing drive to culminate in TARANGIRE SOPA LODGE for dinner and overnight.
MONDAY: TARANGIRE – SERENGETI
Distance: 330 KM / Driving Time: 7 hours
After an early breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park.
Lunch will be a picnic so as to commence game viewing immediately upon entering the Park.
Arrive at SERENGETI SOPA LODGE located in central Serengeti in the late afternoon for dinner and overnight.
Full day of game veiwing at Serengeti National Park.
During the rainy season, migration herds are found on almost all the wide Plains of the Park.
This day you have 02 choices:
Full day game viewing with picnic lunch boxes.
Sunrise and sunset game drives returning to the Lodge for lunch.
In Serengeti you will have the opportunity to sight the big: the lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino.
All meals and overnight at SERENGETI SOPA LODGE.
WEDNESDAY: SERENGETI – NGORONGORO
Early Breakfast at the Lodge.
Depart for Ngorongoro Conservation area to arrive at 10:30 hrs, on arrival descend to the bottom of the crater for a crater tour.
A truly unique wildlife experience.
Lunch will be picnic.
In the afternoon, ascend the crater for dinner and overnight in NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE.
THURSDAY: NGORONGORO – ARUSHA
Breakfast at the Camp.
Exit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and drive to Arusha.
On arrival, drop off at the your Arusha Hotel / Airport.