There are some experiences that are simply so extraordinary that they become iconic – places that you can’t imagine not visiting when traveling to a certain region, where coming back always feels like coming home. Traversing Kenya and Tanzania’s best known safari landscapes, this is the African adventure that our guests come back to over and over again, whether to catch the thundering herds of East Africa’s spectacular Great Migration or to enjoy the wealth of resident wildlife and the magnificent scenery throughout the remainder of the year.
Day 1: Nairobi – Giraffe Manor
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be assisted through immigration by one of our representatives who will assist with luggage collection and assist you through customs. Thereafter you will be handed over to our andBeyond team, who will drive you into vibrant Nairobi. With its stately façade, elegant interior, verdant green gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards, Giraffe Manor makes
you feel like you are walking into the film Out of Africa. Spend your 1 night stay at Giraffe Manor in a Superior Room with ensuite bathroom. Your stay includes all meals, house wines, house soft drinks, house beers, house spirits, laundry, wireless internet access, entrance to the AFEW Giraffe Centre, Orchid House dining, boules, croquet, airport transfers, transportation around the Karen & Langata area (included in the rate if collection time is after 11h30 on the day of arrival and prior to check out at 10h00 on the day of departure).
Day 2-4: Masai Mara – and Beyond Kichwa Tembo Superior View Tented Camp
After an early breakfast, you will be driven to Nairobi Wilson Airport, where you will board a flight to Mara Kichwa Airstrip. On arrival, you will be welcomed by a member of the team from andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, who will drive you to the camp. The quintessential Masai Mara safari delivers many
attractions and is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game as well as the two million animals that make up the Great Migration. Delight in the thrills of safari during your 3 night stay at andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp in a Superior View Tent with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes accommodation, all meals, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirit and beers, two daily scheduled game drives, return Kichwa Tembo airstrip transfers and laundry. Overnight at &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Superior View Tented Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5-6: Northern Serengeti, Tanzania – &Beyond Klein’s Camp
Depart the Masai Mara on a flight from Mara Kichwa Airstrip to Nairobi Wilson Airport where you will connect on to a flight from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Kilimanjaro International Airport is the gateway to connecting to and from Tanzania. After clearing customs and
immigrations, you will board a flight from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Serengeti Lobo Airstrip. Upon landing,you will be collected for a scenic game drive to andBeyond Klein’s Camp. The northern parts of the Serengeti promises beautiful scenery and good to great wildlife sightings for most part of the year.Explore and discover during your 2 night stay at andBeyond Kleins Camp in an intimate Cottage with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives and laundry. Overnight at &Beyond Klein’s Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7-9: Serengeti National Park, &BEYOND Serengeti Under Canvas
Drive back to the airstrip for a flight to &BEYOND Serengeti Under Canvas. The luxurious tented camps of &BEYOND Serengeti Under Canvas move around the park year-round, attempting to anticipate the movements of the Great Migration and exploring the remote and beautiful corners of the Serengeti with excellent resident game Go on a game drive, game drives are tailored to suit your preference, with a choice between shorter, twice-daily drives or one full-day game drive, with a stop for a picnic lunch. The game drives are carefully planned to anticipate the progress of the Great Migration, so you should not have to travel too far to see the vast herds. However, if the Migration has moved off, or the dramatic river crossings are in progress, you may choose to spend more time on the vehicle in order to maximise your chances of seeing this incredible phenomenon. Overnight at &BEYOND Serengeti Under Canvas. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 10-11: The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania
Take a scheduled flight to Manyara Airstrip where you will be welcomed by a member of the &BEYOND Ngorongoro Crater Lodge team, who will drive you to the lodge. The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world. Some maintain that before it erupted, it would have been higher than Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Go on a game drive to search for endangered black rhino, giant tusked elephants wander the forests, big-maned lions and flamingos which seasonally crowd the soda lakes. An estimated 25 000 large mammals are resident in this bowl of plenty, including a population of approximately 6 000 resident wildebeest, 16 highly endangered black rhino and around 70 lions. Cheetah move in and out of the Crater, while leopard are most often encountered in the spectacular Lerai Forest. Book a Crater Floor Banquet, a gourmet feast served in one of the most unique settings in Africa. Descend into the scenic landscape of the Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy the incredible density of wildlife before making your way to a private picnic spot on the Crater floor.
Overnight at &BEYOND Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 12: Departure
Today, we wave a fond farewell. After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be collected for your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport from Lake Manyara Aistrrip, where you will board your flight home
Image Travel Limited offers tailored safaris to fit both your dreams and budget, with the experience of putting together safaris throughout East Africa. We cover all four East African countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda – regions rich in their variety of African wildlife.
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