Day 1 The Ark Lodge
You will be received on arrival in Nairobi and depart for the Ark, which is the heart of the Aberdare National Park. It overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick that attracts a host of wildlife: elephant, rhino, bushbuck, and occasionally the elusive bongo.
Day 2 Samburu Serena Lodge
After breakfast depart for Samburu Game Reserve. Arrive for lunch at the Lodge, built on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River. This reserve is home to some very rare and unusual species such as the beisa oryx (which has been known to be found only north of the equator), gerenuk, and the reticulated giraffe. Enjoy two days of game viewing.
Day 3 Samburu
Spend the day exploring the reserve and its varied species of game. All meals and overnight at samburu serena.
Day 4 Lake Nakuru
Depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National park a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, among them zebras, elephants and gazelles. This is one of your best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where you can see Rothschild's giraffes.
Day 5 Lake Nakuru - Masai mara
Fringed by marshes, Sian intrepids camp it is situated on the eastern edge of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Siana Springs has a tranquil atmosphere, with spacious safari style tents among shady trees, offering complete privacy in an unspoiled setting.
Day 6 Masai Mara
Full day to one of the world's most famous wildlife reserves. From July to September, it provides one of nature's most dramatic sights, the annual migration of over a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from the Serengeti in the south and across the Mara River into Masai Mara. Following their footsteps are Africa's predators; lions, leopards, cheetah and hyenas. Full day spent enjoying the days findings.
Day 7 Masai Mara - Nairobi
After breakfast, leave camp for the last game drive and return journey to Nairobi. Picnic lunch enroute and arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon or early evening. Dinner at Carnivore restaurant for succulent steaks and barbeque dishes recommended for every one, especially as a welcome or a farewell. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 8 Nairobi - Arusha – Lake Manyara
Board shuttle bus at 0800 hrs to the border town of Namanga where you will clear customs and immigration formalities. Proceed in Tanzania to Arusha. On arrival to Arusha, you will be transferred to Mt. Village Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. This is the only place on the continent where you can hear the Bantu, Cushitic, and Nilotic languages spoken in the same area.
Day 9 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at the lodge, you will have a game drive in Lake Manyara Park. After lunch at the lodge, you will be driven to the great Serengeti where you will spend the night at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 10 Serengeti
Full day of game viewing. Magnificent experiences and views awaits you as you travel to the famous wildlife park, the legendary Serengeti. Here you might have the chance to see "the migration," where thousands of zebras and wildebeests make the trip from the Masai Mara every year. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 11 Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast, leave the lodge and head for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a game drive enroute. You will have an excursion to Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis Leakey's discovery of early man. You will have a picnic lunch and in the afternoon proceed to the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast overlooking the spectacular crater. Then head down the steep escarpments to the floor of the crater for an all-day game drive. You will have a picnic so that you can see as much of the 12-mile amphitheater and as much wildlife as possible. Return to your lodge in the late afternoon for relaxed moments before dinner.
Day 13 Arusha – Nairobi
After breakfast, drive to Arusha. On arrival, you will lunch at Mt. Village Lodge. In the afternoon, board shuttle bus to Nairobi arriving at late afternoon. (Time will be adjusted according to flight schedule)