Day 1 - 3:
Travel to Nairobi, transfer to Nairobi safari club and rest.
After breakfast, travel to northern Kenya to Serena Mountain Lodge Tree Hotel at foot of Mount Kenya.
See spectacular bird life and large white rhinoceros. Rest at Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 6 - 7:
Spend two days at the Masai Mara National Park. View the annual migrations while stay at the Mara Serena Lodge. The two days and one afternoon of game viewing drives. You also have the option of a birds eye-view of the Mara from a hot air balloon.
Travel into Tanzania. Transfer at Isbenia/Sirare Kenya-Tanzania border. Will head south along the northern Tanzania border along the southern shores of Lake Victoria. Along the way you will view some of the most spectacular geological formations of Kopjes in this beautiful undulating landscape. You will pass through Musoma the birthplace of Tanzania’s founding President Mwalimu Nyerere. Overnight at Speke Bay Lodge right on shores of Lake Victoria
Depart for the Serengeti National Park with game viewing on the way. The western Serengeti is a corridor of the Mara-Serengeti Wildebeest annual migration. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa or Seronera or Serena Lodge.
After breakfast travel thru the Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater. En route, visit Olduvai Gorge, the place called the “cradle of Mankind” site of the famous Zinjanthropus boisei and Homo habilis discovered and made academically and internationally famous by the late Louis and Mary Leakey. At Olduvai the conservators will give a lecture and a guided tour of the Olduvai Field Museum followed by a tour of the site where Zinjanthropus boisei and Homo habilis were discovered. After a picnic lunch proceed to Ngorongoro Crater Serena Lodge sitting at an altitude of about 7,000 feet above sea-level on the crater rim. This lodge presents a 270 degree panorama of the crater floor several. Overnight Ngorongoro Crater Serena Lodge.
Early morning, using four-wheel drive vehicles, descend to the crater floor. Today you are treated to a parade of animals of all size, shape and form. Prides of lions, herds of cape buffaloes, elephants, hippopotami, the endangered black rhinos all share this magnificent paradise with the Masai and their cattle. At noon proceed to a lush fresh water lake-shore in the crater floor for your picnic where you will be under the watchful eye of the African tawny eagle. After lunch continue with the game drive and exploration of the crater floor. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
After breakfast depart for Lake Manyara. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge situated on the edge of the eastern harm of the Great Rift Valley. In the afternoon proceed to Lake Manyara National Park home to over 350 species of birds and vast forest of hardwood trees as mahogany and home to tree-climbing lions. Overnight Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Depart to Arusha. Arusha is the headquarters of the East African Community (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania). Arusha is also the headquarters of the Rwanda War Crimes Tribunal. The afternoon is free to explore the city and its markets and shops. Overnight Mount Meru Hotel.
Transfer to Kenya-Tanzania border at Namanga. From Namanga proceed to Amboseli National Park situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The variety of big games here is overwhelming. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge
Travel Tsavo West National Park. Tsavo West is famous for its red elephants and wildlife. The soil is red and the animals “bathe” heartily in this red soil. This is also where Nzima Springs is located. The Nzima Spring is populated with hippopotami and other exotic tropical fish and reptiles. Overnight at Serena Kilaguni Lodge.
Day 16: Return to Nairobi. In Nairobi, the afternoon is free to shop and visit local places such as Karen Blixen Museum, the Giraffe Orphanage, the Kenya National Museum, the Bomas of Kenya and the Memorial to August 7th 1998 Victims of the terrorist attack on Kenya people of Kenya and the US Embassy in Nairobi. In the evening optional dinner at Nairobi’s famous Carnivore Restaurant. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.
Day 17: This day is at leisure to pack and reflect. In the evening transfer to the airport and departure for home.