African Safari Adventure

African Safari Adventure
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Explore the wilderness of Kenya and Tanzania, crossing the landscapes where thousands of wildebeest make their brave pilgrimage, navigating lakes in search of resting hippo and savouring the spicy flavours of Swahili cuisine.

Highlights
Sightseeing Highlights

  • VIEW Thomson's Falls in Nyahururu
  • VISIT Solio Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara National Game Reserve, Lake Victoria, Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park
Destinations
  • Tanzania
  • Africa
  • Kenya
Tour Types
  • Africa
Day 1 Arrive Nairobi

Kickstart your African safari adventure in Kenya. Meet your Trafalgar Representative and embark on a 4x4 journey in your Toyota Landcruiser vehicle to your hotel. Spend the evening with your fellow explorers and your Kenya Driver Guide enjoying a delicious Welcome Reception at the world-famous Carnivore restaurant.

Please Note: The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys.

Location: Nairobi

Accommodation: Tamarind Tree

Day 2 Nairobi – Aberdare National Park Area (2 Nights)

This morning 'Connect With Locals' during a 'Be My Guest' Experience at Shangilia Children's Home, a centre for street and orphaned children. 'Make A Difference' with your visit, which contributes to the home's efforts to transform the lives of vulnerable street children. After lunch at the Home, you'll continue your 4x4 journey to Aberdare National Park. Consider joining an Optional Experience in search of the black rhino and Colobus moneys that find sanctuary within its virgin forest.

Location: Aberdare National Park

Accommodation: Aberdare Country Club

Day 3 Solio Game Reserve Excursion

Embark on a half-day exploration of Solio Game Reserve, a privately owned wildlife conservancy, renowned as the most successful rhino breeding reserve in Kenya. Return to your accommodation for an afternoon at leisure.

Location: Aberdare National Park

Day 4 Aberdare National Park Area – Lake Nakuru National Park

Have your camera ready for a photo stop at the spectacular Thomson's Falls before connecting with the soul of Africa's Great Rift Valley. Visit the bird watcher's paradise that is Lake Nakuru National Park, then join your Driver Guide for an afternoon game drive to spot pink flamingos lining the lakeshore and traverse its expansive plains in search of lions and leopards, among other species.

Location: Lake Naivasha

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 5 Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

As the sun rises, navigate Lake Nakuru National Park's landscapes on a 4x4 game drive. Immerse yourself in the sounds and smells of the bush - the damp scents of the surrounding savannah and cheery calls of birds a stirring backdrop for an unforgettable safari experience. Journey to Lake Naivasha for lunch and enjoy a boat ride in search of the resident hippo. Journey over to Crescent Island and join a Local Specialist to walk among wildlife such as zebras, impalas and giraffes.

Location: Lake Naivasha

Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Country Club

Day 6 Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara (2 Nights)

Venture across the Great Rift Valley to the savannah wilderness of Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve, whose promise of some of the best game viewing in the world attracts safari enthusiasts the world over.

Location: Maasai Mara

Accommodation: Keekorok Lodge

Day 7 Maasai Mara Full Day Safari

Get close to the wildlife that find sanctuary in Maasai Mara's wilderness, on a full-day safari to seek out the Big 5. 'Dive Into Culture' during a visit to a Maasai village, where you'll watch the warriors display their jumping prowess, then tour the village to gain in-depth insights into the daily life of this colourfully clad tribe. Later, indulge in a bush picnic - the sounds of the bush the perfect accompaniment while you keep your eyes peeled for the flash of resident Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hoopoes flitting from tree to tree, before continuing on your safari.

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 8 Maasai Mara – Lake Victoria

Cross the border into Tanzania to meet your Tanzania Driver Guide, then travel to Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or consider joining an optional activity at your lodge.

Accommodation: Serenity on the Lake

Day 9 Lake Victoria – Serengeti National Park (2 Nights)

The endless plains of the Serengeti provide an exquisite backdrop for a 4x4 safari game drive, tracking such species as lion, leopard and cheetah.

Accommodation: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Day 10 Serengeti National Park Full Day Safari Game Drive

Discover the secrets of the Serengeti's complex eco-system, the site of the largest overland migration in the world. Join your Driver Guide for an in-depth exploration of the wilderness and scout out epic landscapes that have inspired writers and poets.

Day 11 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Descend hundreds of metres to the floor of the vast Ngorongoro Crater, to explore its forests in search of elephant, lion and flamingos. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater before your late afternoon transfer to your overnight lodge.

Accommodation: Acacia Farm Lodge

Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Manyara

'Dive Into Culture' during lunch at Mto wa Umbu village with its local farms, school, nyombas, market and milling machines. Later, you'll enjoy an afternoon game drive through Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Our home for the evening is in traditional bandas or bungalows which overlook Lake Manyara.

Accommodation: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge

Day 13 Lake Manyara – Tarangire National Park

Embark on a game drive in Tarangire National Park past battalions of baobab trees, scouting for vast herds of elephants.

Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Day 14 Tarangire National Park – Arusha – Depart Kilimanjaro

Travel to Arusha, where you will be surrounded by the rich aromas of coffee during your lunch at a restaurant within one of Tanzania's largest coffee plantations. After lunch, depart on a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your outbound flight. (Should you have a late evening flight departure, you may wish to consider booking a day use room at an airport hotel).

Location: Kilimanjaro

Included

Dining Highlights
13 breakfasts,13 lunches (including Be My Guest),13 dinners
First class travel Highlights
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals,Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps,Hand-picked Trip Highlights,Optional Experiences and free time,All porterage and restaurant gratuities,Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras,An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative,All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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