Arrive at JKIA Nairobi and spend the night at New Stanley Hotel/Serena Hotel. (Dinner and Overnight at the hotel)
Board a flight at 9.00 am to Kilimanjaro airport, near Arusha, where you will be met and driven to the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for lunch. Later continue to the Ngorongoro with a brief visit to the Olduvai Gorge, which is often referred to as ‘
Day 3 ngorongoro
Drive down into the crater for a full day of game viewing (subject to change). This extinct volcano plays host to wildebeest, zebras, buffaloes, gazelles, elephants, rhinos and big cats. Visit a local Masai Village. Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 4 serengeti
After breakfast, drive to the Serengeti National Park. Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, set high on a ridge commanding panoramic views, draws its inspiration from the circular ‘Rondavel’ dwellings and winding paths of a traditional Masai village.
Day 5 serengeti
Take an early morning balloon flight over the Serengeti and a ‘bubbly’ bush breakfast (optional extra) or an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. Later enjoy an afternoon game drive. Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 6 western serengeti
After breakfast, drive to the Western Corridor with game viewing en route to the Kirawira Tented Camp, the epitome of colonial-style safari luxury. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Overnight: Kirawira Tented Camp
Day 7 masai mara
After breakfast drive to the Kenya/Tanzania border at Isebania with a packed lunch. Change of vehicle, continue safari with game viewing en route to the Mara Serena Lodge. Overnight: Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 8masai mara
An opportunity to enjoy an early morning balloon flight over the Mara followed by a ‘bubbly’ bush breakfast (optional extra), or an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge.
Day 9 back to nairobi
Return to Nairobi (360 km), then proceed with your chosen extension