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EAST AFRICAN EXPLORER

An East African safari touches something deep within us, for it is an experience that can never be forgotten. Admire the scenery, discover the wild & more!

Travel Style

Adventure

Start

Nairobi

Finish

Arusha

Trip Code

EAE73

Countries

2

Number of countries visited

Days

15

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

Inquire about a price

Itinerary

EAST AFRICAN EXPLORER
Trip Code: EAE73

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Kenya, Tanzania
    • Style: Adventure (Nature and Wildlife)
    • Duration: 15 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • Game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve
    • Game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park
    • Game drive in Amboseli National Park
    • Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park
    • Game drive in Serengeti National Park
    • Game drive in The Ngorongoro Crater
    • Game drive in Tarangire National Park
  • Nairobi

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met by a UNIGLOBE Silverbird Travel Plus representative, who will brief you and then transfer you to your hotel for the evening. Overnight will be at Nairobi Safari Park Hotel or similar where you are booked on a bed and breakfast basis. Dinner will be on guest account.

    Nairobi Safari Park Hotel or similar.

  • Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Day 2

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi after breakfast at 7 am, briefed by our representative and drive through the floor of the Rift Valley to the world famous Masai Mara game reserve, arriving at Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge or similar in time for lunch. At 4 pm, enjoy an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Dinner and overnight will be at lodge.

    Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Masai Mara

    Day 3 & 4

    Spend two full days in the Masai Mara Game Reserve with morning and evening game drives to experience the Great Wildebeest Migration, and to see a diverse collection of wildlife in their natural habitat. Masai Mara Reserve, which is the northern extension of the Serengeti and its rolling plains, is home to hundreds of plains game. Optional balloon ride at USD 430 per person on any of these days.

    Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge or similar.
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Lake Nakuru National Park

    Day 5

    Depart the Mara after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch. At 4 pm, enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park that also takes you to the shores of the lake famous for its birdlife especially flamingos that form a pink hue across the lake. Dinner and overnight at lodge.

    Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Amboseli National Park

    Day 6

    Depart Lake Nakuru after an early breakfast and proceed to Amboseli National Park via Nairobi where you will pick packed lunches then proceed to Amboseli National Park. Upon arrival you will have a game drive en route to the lodge.

    Amboseli Sopa Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Amboseli National Park

    Day 7

    Whole day spent at the national Park. You will have 2 game drives at 6:30 am and 4 pm. Optional full day game drive with packed lunches can be organized.

    Amboseli Sopa Lodge or similar.
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Lake Manyara National Park

    Day 8

    After breakfast, depart Amboseli and continue your journey to Namanga, the Tanzania border post and then on to Arusha with packed lunches onwards to Lake Manyara. At 4 pm, enjoy a game drive in lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park is situated spectacularly between the Great Rift Valley Escarpment and Lake Manyara. The most famous spectacle is the tree-climbing lions, which are occasionally seen along branches of Acacia trees.

    Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Serengeti National Park

    Day 9

    Enjoy your breakfast then depart Lake Manyara and proceed to Serengeti to arrive at your camp in the afternoon. You will have the afternoon at your disposal where you may opt for an evening game drive at 4:30 pm or relax at the hotel.

    Serengeti Sopa Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Serengeti National Park

    Day 10 & 11

    Full days in Serengeti with game drives at 6:30 am and 4:00 pm to give you an opportunity to explore this world famous park from the Nothern part where the Migration is at its peak close to your camp.

    Serengeti Sopa Lodge or similar.
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • The Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Day 12

    You will have breakfast then depart with enroute game drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. You will have the rest of the evening at your disposal to freshen up and relax with views of the crater from your lodge.

    Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • The Ngorongoro

    Day 13

    Enjoy an early breakfast then proceed and descend down the steep walls of the caldera for game viewing in the Ngorongoro National Park. Thereafter return to your lodge in the afternoon after the game drive. You will have the evening at your disposal to rest and freshen up.

    Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar.
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Tarangire National Park

    Day 14

    You will have breakfast then depart to Tanguire National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch, you will set off on safari and drive to Tarangire National Park. Named for the river that nourishes the wildlife of a vast ecosystem, Tarangire is home to elephant, zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, buffalo, eland, waterbuck, lion, giraffe, oryx and an unsurpassed diversity of birds.

    Tarangire Sopa Lodge or similar.
     Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Departure

    Day 15

    Depart Tarangire after breakfast and drive back to Arusha. Early lunch at the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel followed by transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for your flight departing back home.

     Breakfast and lunch.

  • What's Included

    Important Information

    • 1 night bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
    • 13 nights on full board accommodation (brekafast, lunch and dinner) while on safari
    • Accommodation in standard room / tents throughout the safari
    • Transport in a safari vehicle with pop up roof on exclusive use
    • Airport and airstrip transfers in Nairobi, and Arusha in a safari vehicle on exclusive use
    • Game drives as per itinerary
    • Mineral water while on safari i.e. 2 bottles of 500 ml per day
    • Park entrance fees to the parks visited
    • Services of professional English speaking guide and driver while on safari
    • Crater service fee
    • AMREF Emergency Evacuation cover
    • Lunch on the last day at Lake Duluti Serena
  • What's Not Included

    Important Information

    • International flights into and out of Kenya
    • Optional tours and excursions
    • Tips to driver/guides and porters
    • Extras at lodges (tips, drinks, telephone, laundry, etc.)
    • Items of personal expenses
    • Travel insurance
    • Visas
    • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

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