15-Day Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari Samburu, Ol pajeta, Nakuru

Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya (0)
from/per person USD4,980
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15-Day Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari Samburu, Ol pajeta, Nakuru

15-Day Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari Samburu, Ol pajeta, Nakuru safari is best suited for someone whose aim is to follow the path of the great wildebeest migration through both the Maasai Marai and the Serengeti with the assistance of an experienced guide. Each individual client will have a guaranteed window seat in our of our seven-seat Land Cruisers with pop up roofs for optimal game viewing.

Day 1: Nairobi

15-Day Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari Samburu, Ol pajeta, Nakuru Start from Nairobi, You will be met upon your arrival and transferred to the Eka Hotel. This hotel is ideally located along Mombasa Rd., which is a ten-minute drive from the airport. It a contemporary hotel that provides all the comfort, convenience and efficiency a discerning traveler has come to expect. The stylish accommodations make this the best venue for your leisure stay before your safari begins.

Dinner will be at your leisure and is not included in the tour price.

  • Main destination: Nairobi
  • Accommodation: Eka Hotel Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

Day 2: Nairobi – Samburu

You will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel and transferred to Samburu National Reserve, which offers unique vistas of rounded, rugged hills and undulating plains. The mix of wood and grassland with riverine forest and swamp provides a home to a wide variety of animal and birdlife. Buffalo Springs alone features over 365 species of birds! Game viewing and visibility are excellent. You will have the chance to see reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, elephant, oryx, Somali ostrich, hippo, crocodile, gerenuk, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, and hyena.

You will arrive at your lodge in time for a hot lunch. Enjoy an evening game drive before returning for dinner and your overnight stay at Sopa Samburu Lodge.

  • Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge Mid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve

Enjoy a full day of game viewing in Samburu National Reserve with your private Land Cruise and safari guide. Full board accommodation at Sopa Samburu Lodge is included in the tour price.

Located inside the Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya, the Samburu Sopa Lodge is built atop high ground, which allows for panoramic views of the vast Samburu shrubland below and the hills beyond.

The lodge is built to reflect the architectural heritage of the local communities whose sons and daughters make up the majority of the workforce at the lodge. Fifteen cottages, each with two bedrooms, are built in an arch formation on either side of the public areas surrounding the waterhole. This leaves a wide gap to allow the animals free movement to the water.

  • Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge Mid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 4: Samburu – Ol Pejeta

Today you will visit Ol Pajeta, a mosaic of grass plains, woodland-grassland, Acacia woodland, and evergreen thicket extended for over 350 sq. km. Ol Pajeta boasts an astounding variety of animals, including non-indigenous chimpanzees and the Big Five. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains guarantees you an unforgettable safari experience.

Enjoy your afternoon game drive in Ol Pajeta before heading to the Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

  • Main destination: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp Luxury tented camp located inside Ol Pejeta
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 5: Ol Pejeta – Lake Nakuru

Depart after breakfast for Lake Nakuru National Park. This park is home is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard. White and black rhinos were introduced to the park some years ago and you may be lucky enough to spot some white rhino at the southern end.

The park has also retained its reputation as an ornithologist’s delight, with more than 400 species of bird found here. Arrive in the park in time for your hot lunch. Enjoy your afternoon game drive at before returning for dinner and your overnight stay at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.

  • Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Accommodation: Flamingo Hill Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Lake Nakuru NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara

Proceed after breakfast for Lake Naivasha, where boat rides can be arranged by your guide at a minimal rate. Depart afterward with a picnic lunch in hand for Maasai Mara National Reserve.

The Maasai Mara is administered by the local county council and is probably the most famous and most visited reserve in Kenya. It offers breathtaking views (seen in the film ‘Out of Africa’, much of which was filmed here) an extraordinary density of animals (including the “Big Five”) and many varieties of plains game. Enjoy your en route game viewing as well as dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge.

  • Main destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Enjoy your full day of game viewing at Masai Mara Game Reserve with your private safari land cruiser and safari guide. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the Mara Sopa Lodge.

Located high on the slopes of the Oloolaimutia Hills, the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge was one of the first safari lodges to be built in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Its status as an early lodge is one of the reasons why its gardens and trees are so lush and mature. All the buildings follow the design of traditional African round houses with conical roofs. There is also an impressively large public building and a swimming pool.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 8: Maasai Mara – Serengeti

Depart after your early morning breakfast for the Serengeti via the Isebania/Sirare border. You will participate in normal border crossing formalities (which will only take a few minutes) before proceeding into Tanzania. This drive will take up to eight hours through a rough road.

Serengeti National Park is probably the most famous and most visited reserve in Tanzania. It is also the largest, with 14,763 square kilometers of protected area bordering Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Its far-reaching plains of endless grass, tinged with the twisted shadows of acacia trees, have made it the quintessential image of a wild and untarnished Africa. Its large stone kopjes are home to rich ecosystems and the sheer magnitude and scale of life that the plains support is staggering. Enjoy your en route game drive as you journey through the Serengeti plains. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at the Mbalageti Tented Camp.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 9: Serengeti National Park

Mbalageti Tented Camp is located in the western corridor of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It offers a breathtaking, 360-degree panoramic view of the Serengeti Plain lands and the Mbalageti River, where one of the main attractions is the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.

Mbalageti is actually a word from the old Maa language meaning “wildebeest”; however, the word is no longer in use. Today Mbalageti refers to the seasonal river. Enjoy your full day of game viewing!

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 10: Serengeti National Park

Enjoy a full day of game driving within the Serengeti plains in your 4×4 Land Cruiser. Between June and August, the wildebeest migration comes off the southern plains and heads through the central and western Serengeti on its way north.

The Grumeti River flows through the western corridor and it is this, and the immense crocodiles that it contains, that presents a formidable barrier to the animal herds. Even if the river is fairly low the animals are not safe. Drawn to the river in search of water, they run a substantial risk of finding a crocodile in their drink. Crocs and wildebeest aside, the western corridor is an interesting area and one that contains good game and bird life year round.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 11: Serengeti – Ngorongoro

The Ngorongoro Crater is often called “Africa’s Eden” and the “8th Natural Wonder of the World”. A visit to the crater is the main draw for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. Within the crater rim, large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. Just outside the crater’s ridge, tall Maasai tribesman herds their cattle and goats over green pastures through the highland slopes, living alongside the wildlife as they have for centuries. Descend to the rim of the crater. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 12: Ngorongoro – Tarangire

Depart after breakfast for Tarangire National Park, which is probably one of the least visited of the northern Tanzanian game parks. This park retains a real air of undiscovered Africa, particularly in its southern regions. Just a two-hour drive away from Arusha, it lies a little distance to the southeast of Lake Manyara and covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. It is named after the Tarangire River that flows through the park. The swamps, tinged green year round, are the home for 550 bird varieties – the largest number of species in one habitat anywhere in the world. On the drier ground, the Kori bustard – the heaviest flying bird – can be found.

Enjoy your full day of game viewing at Tarangire National Park as well as your dinner and overnight stay at Burunge Tented Camp.

  • Main destination: Tarangire National Park
  • Accommodation: Burunge Tented Camp Mid-range tented camp located just outside Tarangire NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 13: Tarangire – Amboseli

Depart after your morning breakfast for Amboseli National Park via Lake Manyara National Park. This will include normal border crossing formalities at the Namanga border.

Amboseli National Park is famous for its big game – elephants, lions, and cheetahs are the main attractions – and for its great scenic beauty. Amboseli embodies five main wildlife habitats, plus a generally dry lakebed – Lake Amboseli. These are open plains, extensive stands of yellow-barked acacia woodland, rocky, lava-strewn thorn bush country, swamps and marshes and, at the western end of the reserve above Namanga, the massif of Ol Doinyo Orok rising to over 2,760m (8.300ft) (and still for the most part zoologically unexplored). Your dinner and overnight will be at the Kibo Tented Camp.

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp Mid-range tented camp located just outside Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 14: Amboseli National Park

Enjoy your morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli National Park. This park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants and other wildlife species. Other attractions in the park include opportunities to meet the local Masai people and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world.

Amboseli features big skies and long horizons combined with swampy springs and dry and dusty earth that have been trampled by hundreds of thousands of animals. It has an endless underground water supply filtered through thousands of feet of volcanic rock from Kilimanjaro’s ice cap, which funnels into two clear water springs in the heart of the park.

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp Mid-range tented camp located just outside Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 15: Amboseli – Nairobi

Enjoy your morning game drive in Amboseli before transferring to Nairobi. This will conclude your safari. Here our 15-Day Kenya and Tanzania Migration Safari Samburu, Ol pajeta, Nakuru safari comes to the end.

  • Main destination: Nairobi
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

End of tour

What’s include

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (on all days)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT

What’s excludes

  • Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

 


Schedule

1st January to 31st December
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Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Check Kenya Holiday calendar Below
Kenya Holiday Schedule
January 1st New year Holiday
February 14th Valentines Day Holiday
March 09.00 - 17.30
May 1st Labour Day Holiday
June 1st Madaraka Day Holiday
October 21st Mashujaa Day
December 12th Mashujaa Day

25th Christmass Day

26th Boxing Day

Its advisable that Tours Planned for these days be booked earlier to avoid inconveniences especially regarding transport and hotels availability 

 

 


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