13 Days / 12 Nights  Wings Of Luxury Kenya & Tanzania

Arrive/Nairobi – Amboseli National Park – Nanyuki – Masai Mara Reserve – Central Serengeti – Karatu –Arusha/Depart

Introduction

Accommodation preview

Destinations

Start

End

Basis

Duration

Fairmont The Norfolk Nairobi Day 1 Day 2 B&B   1 Night
Satao Elerai Camp Amboseli National Park Day 2 Day 4 FB+ 2 Nights
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Nanyuki On Foot of Mt Kenya Day 4 Day 6 FB 2 Nights
Mara Intrepids Tented Camp Masai Mara Game Reserve Day 6 Day 9 FB+ 3 Nights
Melia Serengeti Lodge Central Serengeti National Park Day 9 Day 11 FB 2 Nights
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro Karatu Day 11 Day 13 FB 2 Nights
Not Include Fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure Day 13 Day 13 Breakfast No Incl

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast.

FB: Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch.

FB+: Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and scheduled Activities.

TBA: To Be Advised

Internal Flight Information

Date Flight Airline Departure Airport Time Arrival Airport Time
Day 2 Scheduled  TBA Wilson Aiport  TBA Amboseli Airstrip  TBA
Day 4 Scheduled   Amboseli Airstrip   Nanyuki Airstrip  
Day 6 Scheduled   Nanyuki Airstrip   Ol kiombo Airstrip  
Day 9 Scheduled   Ol kiombo Airstrip   Seronera Airstrip  
Day 11 Scheduled   Seronera Airstrip   Manyara Airstrip – Transfer to Ngorongoro  
Day 13 Scheduled   Manyara Airstrip   Kilimanjaro International Airport [JRO]  

DAY 1:  FAIRMONT THE NORFOLK, NAIROBI        

Nairobi

Situated in along the Nairobi River in beautiful Kenya, the capital of Nairobi is East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city. It serves as an excellent starting point for African safari trips around Kenya. Nairobi is Africa’s 4th largest city and is a vibrant and exciting place, and although it has developed a reputation which keeps tourist visits brief, there are some fascinating attractions: its cafe culture, unbridled nightlife, the National Museum, the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and most notably just 20 minutes from the city centre wild lions and buffalo roam in the world’s only urban game reserve. Make sure you pay a visit to the Elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Day Itinerary
A warm welcome awaits you upon arrival into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at TBA hrs ex -International flight, meet and greet by our AMA Safaris representative and after a short briefing transferred to your Nairobi hotel where you are booked on Bed & Breakfast basis.

Overnight: Fairmont The Norfolk  

Situated in the heart of Kenya, the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel offers a sophisticated retreat that is within easy reach of world-renowned wildlife centres, golf courses, and museums. The luxurious rooms and suites are tastefully furnished and include en-suite bathrooms, armchairs, work desks, and plasma screen TVs. The hotel offers four dining establishments featuring a variety of cuisines, as well as an all-day dining restaurant. Guests can enjoy leisurely walks through the tropical gardens, have a splash in the pool, work out at the fitness centre, or enjoy relaxing massages and treatments at the spa.

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2:  SATAO ELERAI CAMP, AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK  

Amboseli National Park

Located in the southern reaches of Kenya, the Amboseli National Park is renowned for its excellent variety of wildlife such as Masaai giraffe, elephant, lion and cheetah and not surprisingly it is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The landscape of Amboseli is dominated by the majestic snow cap of Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as open plains, acacia woodland, swamps and the massif of Ol Doinyo Orok. The birding is excellent, especially closer to the lakes and swamps. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to large herds of elephants among other wildlife species. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai people and soak up spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast transfer Wilson Airport to catch a scheduled flight for Amboseli National Park

Overnight: Satao Elerai Camp         

Satao Elerai is situated in its own private wildlife conservancy between Amboseli and Mt Kilimanjaro. The conservancy is full of wildlife and allows one the chance to see Elephant, Lion, Cheetah, leopard as well as most of the plains game including Kudu and large groups of Eland and Giraffe.

Wake up in the coolness of the early morning and watch the first few rays of the sun hit the blue Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s greatest mountain. Satao Elerai is an eco friendly luxury camp tugged away in the corner of the famous Amboseli Ecosystem, close to the famous Amboseli National Park. Satao Elerai represents 5 luxury suites and 12 charming canvas tents.

The gorgeous lodge style suites feature gently sloping organic walls, built with natural rocks, acacia wood and a carefully constructed thatched roof; large sliding doors opens up to a private verandah overlooking the plains of Elerai Conservancy and the Amboseli National Park. Each suite has a spacious bathroom with private view of the surroundings, hand crafted bathtub, shower, flush toilet and hand wash basin.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 3: SATAO ELERAI CAMP, AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Day  Itinerary

Immerse yourself in the drama of Amboseli on morning and afternoon safaris. Encounter local Maasai tribes people and the resident elephant herds, and keep an eye out for the savannah’s smaller creatures – including some of the more than 400 bird species that have been identified here.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 4:  FAIRMONT MOUNT KENYA SAFARI CLUB, NANYUKI          

Nanyuki

This small equatorial town is a popular thoroughfare for hikers climbing Mount Kenya via the Burguret or Sirimon routes, and consequently has a wide array of accommodation options and a few good restaurants, including Barney’s, known for its fine cuisine, and the Trout Tree, housed inside the trunk of an enormous tree and serving several variations of this freshwater fish. The town boasts excellent views of the mountain, while the surrounding region encompasses several reserves, including Mount Kenya National Park, Samburu National Reserve, Sweetwaters Game Reserve, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Shaba National Reserve.

Day  Itinerary

Transfer after breakfast to the Amboseli airstrip for your regular flight to the Mount Kenya at 0800hrs via connection at Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Met on arrival at Nanyuki Airstrip and transferred to the Mount Kenya Safari Club.

Overnight: Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club    

With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby.

For those who wish to spend time relaxing at the Mount Kenya Safari Club, there are many Nanyuki recreational activities available: horseback riding, golf, croquet, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, an animal orphanage and much more. To be able to relax and appreciate the superb setting, the personal attention lavished on all our visitors, the numerous activities and superb cuisine, one night is just not enough. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is the ideal base for a truly superb holiday in Nanyuki, Kenya. With some of the country’s finest attractions on the doorstep, visitors to the resort can enjoy an enormous range of excursions and activities without spending hours and even days traveling between each. Making it one of the most truly best hotels in Kenya.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5:  FAIRMONT MOUNT KENYA SAFARI CLUB, NANYUKI          

Visit Olpejeta Conservancy

This morning, we drive southwest from Mount Kenya Safari Club to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy which lies in the heart of privately owned 22,000acre this magnificent reserve, enjoys superb views across the game-studded plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya. The reserve is home to the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya. Lunch and afternoon game drive at the sanctuary, and after the game drives we will make a return journey back to Mount Kenya Safari Club for dinner and overnight.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 6 & 7:  MARA INTREPIDS TENTED CAMP, MASAI MARA

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara together with Tanzania’s Serengeti form Africa’s most famous wildlife park, the Masai Mara National Reserve. The image of acacia trees dotting endless grass plains epitomises Africa for many, then add a Maasai warrior and some cattle to the picture and the conversation need go no further. The undeniable highlight of the Masai Mara is undoubtedly the annual wildebeest migration traversing the vast plains of the Serengeti and the Masai Mara. It is known as the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet – with more than a million animals following the rains. Large prides of lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles and eland can also be spotted in the reserve. Aside from horse riding safaris and traditional vehicle safaris, hot-air ballooning over the Mara plains has become almost essential.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast transfer to the Nanyuki airstrip for your regular flight to the Maasai mara at 0800hrs. Met on arrival at Ol kiombo Airstrip and transferred to the Mara Intrepids Tented Camp.

Overnight: Mara Intrepids Tented Camp  

Set in the middle of the four game viewing areas of the Masai Mara Reserve and overlooking the Talek River, the Mara Intrepids Tented Camp is situated in one of the most spectacular locations in the world’s best-known wilderness.

The camp offers luxury tents sitting on raised platforms facing the river, with balconies and terraces, modern en-suite bathrooms and flush toilets. The accommodation includes daily housekeeping, minibars, complimentary toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Game viewing drives in open-sided safari jeeps are available daily, and guests can also take advantage of the air balloon safaris, bush dining, and other activities offered by the camp at an extra cost.

Mara Intrepids is a short drive from the Mara River, where more than a million wildebeest and zebra make their perilous migration crossing every July and August. For the remainder of the year, the camp offers some of the world’s finest game viewing, with large local populations of plains game, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and all the Big Cats.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 8:  MARA INTREPIDS TENTED CAMP, MASAI MARA      

Option for an early morning hot air balloon safari, or embark on a wildlife drive to track the animals that traversed the savanna during the night. View ungulates like Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, topi and eland antelopes as well as their stealthy predators at one of their most active times of the day. Continue your exploration on a late afternoon safari, discovering the timeless landscapes of Masai Mara.

Masai Mara is one of the world’s top safari destinations, known for its abundance of big cats – cheetahs, leopards, and lions – as well as the two million wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelles, and zebra that migrate annually across the vast grasslands in search of water. Set off on safari with our driver/guide and keep your eyes and ears peeled for movement and memories. Watch elephants and giraffe grazing, photograph zebras and wildebeest, and with a little luck, you’ll even spot animals feasting on a recent kill.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 9:  MELIA SERENGETI LODGE, CENTRAL SERENGETI       

Central Serengeti

Situated in the heart of Tanzania, the Central Serengeti encompasses the world-famous Seronera Valley which is known for its prime wildlife-viewing opportunities. This picture-perfect landscape is characterized by endless stretches of savannah-covered open plains, interspersed by rocky outcrops of granite, scattered with acacia woodlands and covered in a network of rivers and streams. The Central Serengeti forms part of the great wildebeest and zebra migration and provides an ideal habitat for a variety of wildlife such as giraffe, impala, waterbuck, hippo, elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, hyena, jackal, serval and much more. Popular activities include: game viewing, cultural tours, horse riding safaris, and hot air ballooning over the spectacularly scenic terrain.

After breakfast transfer to airstrip to catch a scheduled flight to Seronera Airstrip in the Serengeti National Park. On arrival at Seronera Airstrip transfer to Meliá Serengeti Lodge,

Overnight: Melia Serengeti Lodge

Meliá Serengeti Lodge, is Meliá Hotels International first state-of-the-art sustainable hotel, located on the natural terraces on the southern slopes of Nyamuma, with spectacular views over the peaceful valley of the Mbalageti River. The hotel will be 45minutes from Seronera Airstrip in the Serengeti National Park, the oldest and most popular National Park in Tanzania, on the western border of Lake Victoria, considered a World Heritage Site.

Located 700 meters below the peak of Nyamuma, the hotel offers a perfect viewpoint for the annual migration of one million blue wildebeest, lions, leopards and 250,000 zebras which pass through the valley every year in search of rains and cooler pastures.

Meliá Serengeti Lodge boasts 50rooms consisting of 25 ‘Meliá Forest’ rooms, 23 ‘Meliá Hills’ rooms and two ‘Serengeti Suites’. The lounges and restaurants overlook sunny terraces around an infinity pool with pool bar, barbecue patios, with stone and foliage strategically planted and designed to ensure a cool and attractive environment.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 10:  MELIA SERENGETI LODGE, CENTRAL SERENGETI     

Immerse yourself in the splendour of the Serengeti, one of Africa’s most celebrated wildlife reserves. Discover the park’s iconic creatures on an optional hot-air balloon safari at sunrise, and set out in a 4×4 on morning and afternoon safaris through the golden grasslands. With luck, spot all of Africa’s “Big Five” – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 11:  ELEWANA THE MANOR AT NGORONGORO, KARATU          

Karatu

Travellers heading for the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater will inevitably pass through the town of Karatu in the green hills of Tanzania’s northern highlands. Presided over by the towering Ol Deani Volcano, this small, colourful town serves as a popular overnight stop for visitors exploring the area’s many game parks. The town offers a variety of activities including browsing the bustling marketplace, sampling beer at a local brewery, visiting a traditional Iraqw homestead, or taking a guided walk through the Ngorongoro Forest in search of waterfalls and elephants caves. Whether you are looking for cultural tours, hiking and biking opportunities, a chance to enjoy an authentic rural Tanzania experience, or simply a break between safari game drives, this underrated town has plenty to offer.

After breakfast to catch a scheduled flight to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On arrival at the Manyara airstrip transfer to Karatu Area Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro

Overnight: Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro   

Poised adjacent to the famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro is a grand mansion that exudes old-world charm in north-west Tanzania. The manor is comprised of 18 cottage suites, each with its own private entrance and adjoining private sun terrace. In-room amenities include an en-suite bathroom with a rain shower, Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can enjoy an array of activities such as lunch on the Ngorongoro Crater Floor, a game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park, and horse riding around the 1500-acre coffee estate.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 12:  ELEWANA THE MANOR AT NGORONGORO, KARATU          

Spanning more than 20kms in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater is the largest non-flooded caldera in the world and is inhabited by some 25,000 animals. Descend into this green-walled paradise early in the morning on safari. As you ride past herds of zebra and flocks of flamingo, keep your eyes peeled for a pride of lions or a lone leopard. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the floor of the crater. After full day game drive in the cater return for relaxation and dinner at the The Manor.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 13: END OF ITINERARY        

After breakfast. Fly to Arusha or Nairobi in the late afternoon and transfer for international departure back home!

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