Nairobi – Amboseli National Park
Begin on your 8-day Kenya Tanzania, grand safari adventure! Meet your Tranquil Kilimanjaro driver/guide, and hop aboard the 4×4 Land Cruiser Jeep. Journey through the scenic Nairobi-Mombasa Highway, passing Masai tribespeople and their cattle. Arrive at Amboseli in time for lunch, marveling at the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro in the backdrop. Keep an eye out for herds of majestic elephants and other wildlife in this bustling park. As the evening approaches, you may witness a breathtaking view of Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peak. Relax and dine at your safari lodge or tented camp.
Full Day at Amboseli Park
Embrace a day of thrilling game drives or opt for relaxation at your accommodation. Begin with a pre-breakfast game drive, observing wildlife during their morning routines. Enjoy lunch and continue exploring the park’s diverse wildlife and birdlife around its marshes. Head to Observation Hill for sweeping vistas of the surrounding landscapes. As the day winds down, return to your safari lodge or tented camp for a peaceful evening.
Embark on an early morning game drive with Kilimanjaro as your backdrop before departing Amboseli. Arrive at Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley, where a sailing safari awaits. Glide across the lake, observing hippos in their natural habitat, while antelope, zebra, and giraffe watch from the shore. Explore the serene Crescent Island on a guided walking safari, encountering buffalo, antelope, and shorebirds. Relax at your Lake Naivasha accommodation for the night.
Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru
Experience a walking or bicycle safari in Hell’s Gate Park, encountering antelope, giraffe, buffalo, and more. Then head to Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its rhinos, leopards, and vibrant pink flamingos. Delight in the park’s waterfalls, acacia forests, and towering cliffs. Spot Rothschild’s giraffes wandering through the acacia woods and encounter black and white rhinos. Conclude the day at your Lake Nakuru safari lodge or tented camp.
Witness the morning light painting the lake and acacia woods while enjoying the exotic birdlife. Proceed to the renowned Masai Mara Reserve. Spend the afternoon on your first game drive, exploring the park’s rolling hills, golden savannahs, and acacia trees. The Masai Mara is a haven for diverse wildlife, offering the opportunity to spot over 95 mammal species. Enjoy stunning sunsets before retreating to your Mara accommodation for three nights.
Full Day at the Masai Mara
Rise early to witness the splendor of the Masai Mara in the morning. Encounter prides of lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas as you explore the rich ecosystem. Lunch by the Mara River and witness the Great Migration, an astonishing sight of wildebeests and zebras crossing from the Serengeti. Opt for a visit to a local Maasai village to learn about their traditional lifestyle or a hot air balloon safari over the park. Retire to your accommodation, cherishing another day on the Mara plains.
Second Full Day at the Masai Mara
Enjoy a rare opportunity of two full days at the Masai Mara. Choose to revisit favorite spots or explore new aspects of the park. Visit a Maasai village to experience their unique culture or opt for an early morning hot air balloon safari over the park. Revel in the abundance of wildlife and landscapes before returning to your accommodation for the final safari evening..
Savor a pre-breakfast safari, bidding farewell to the wildlife of Masai Mara. After breakfast, embark on your journey back to Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon. Your unforgettable safari journey concludes as you return to your preferred location. Reflect on the remarkable landscapes, wildlife, and cultural encounters you’ve experienced throughout this enriching East African safari. Asante! (Thank you) from Tranquil Kilimanjaro.