East African Explorer

Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru | Amboseli | Lake Manyara | Serengeti | Ngorongoro | Tarangire

An ultimate safari experience combining the very best of Kenya and Tanzania. Experience intriguing cultures, beautiful landscapes and an excellent game viewing opportunities.  

Day 1 - Nairobi
Upon arrival into Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at Safari Park Hotel

Day 2 - Masai Mara
Travel through Kenya's fertile highlands and down the Rift Escarpment to arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. Later there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. The next day enjoy further opportunities for game spotting on morning and afternoon game drives with the option to book an early morning balloon safari. The park is famous for its zebra and wildebeest migration when the plains become covered with these herbivores enjoying the lush grasslands. Lion, leopard and cheetah are all present here too.

Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 4- Lake Nakuru
Travel across the 'breadbasket' of Kenya and into the Great Rift Valley on the way up to Lake Nakuru. Once in the park, take a game drive en route to the lodge which has splendid views overlooking the lake. Both black and white rhino are present in the park as well as the endangered Rothschild's giraffe. Also keep an eye out for  buffalo, leopard, zebra, eland, waterbuck and lion.

Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Day 5- Amboseli National Park
After breakfast continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride, before heading southwards to Amboseli. The park is known for its magnificent views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, as well as large herds of free ranging elephants which you will have the chance to see on tomorrow's full day game drive.  

Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge 

Day 7-  Lake Manyara
Continue the journey to the Tanzania border and then on to Arusha in time for lunch. Later drive across the Masai Steppe and into the Great Rift Valley. Arrive at your lodge which is perched on the escarpment and  enjoys magnificent views overlooking the park.

Overnight at Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge

Day 8 - Serengeti National Park 
After breakfast spend the morning driving through Lake Manyara National Park with its giant fig and mahogany trees. Look out for hippos, elephants, warthogs and the elusive leopard. Return to the lodge for lunch, before departing for the Serengeti National Park.  

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Day 9 - Serengeti National Park
Today morning and afternoon game drives will allow plenty of time to explore this world famous park. Sharing the same ecosystem as the Masai Mara in Kenya, the annual zebra and wildebeest migration moves in a constant cycle between the two borderless parks. The big cats are here in good number too including Cheetah who like the open grassy plains.

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Day 10  - Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch, viewing game as you head out of the Serengeti. Travel up through the lush greenery of the Crater Highlands with a stop at a Masai Village en route. Arrive late afternoon at your lodge which is located 2,375 metres up on the eastern rim and so enjoys magnificent views across the crater, perfect for those sunsets!

Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge 

Day 11 - Ngorongoro Crater
A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World's largest natural zoo. Descend through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into what is the world's largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor has distinct areas including forest, swamps, lakes and open grassland. It's a fantastic wildlife experience with good chances of seeing a wide variety of game.  

Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge 

Day 12 - Tarangire National Park
After breakfast travel through the highlands, passing   coffee plantations on your way to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy a game drive en route to the lodge where  there will be time for lunch and maybe a swim, before an afternoon game drive. Tarangire is recognised as one of the best parks in northern Tanzania for elephant viewing, especially  during the dry season. You will also see the many baobab trees to be found in the park.

Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge 

Day 13 - Nairobi
Today head back to Nairobi, stopping in Arusha for lunch. Enjoy dinner in Nairobi, before being dropped off at the airport or hotel.

13 day safari from £3559

Departs Tuesday and Thursdays. Price includes 12 nights hotel or lodge accommodation, all meals from day 2, park fee and knowledgable guide. International flights not included.

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East African Explorer

Your Safari

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • Comfortable lodges or hotels
  • Most meals 
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Expert guide throughout tour
  • 4WD vehicles
  • Max 7 passengers
  • Park fees 
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  • Expert staff who have travelled in Africa
  • Friendly advice and professional service
  • Make the most of your time and budget
  • Local agents on hand at all times

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  • Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • Wide range of twin and multi-centre holiday options
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements

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  • Tailor made service at package tour prices
  • Breakfast included in most locations
  • Free nights and upgrades at many top resorts
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay in full later

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  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 12 years
  • Your holiday fully ABTA and ATOL protected
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