16 Days / 15 Nights Ultimate Across Africa

Kenya, Rwanda & Tanzania
Arrive/Nairobi – Kigali – Volcanoes National Park – Masai Mara – Amboseli National Park – Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Crater – Central Serengeti/Depart

Introduction

Accommodation preview

Destinations

Start

End

Basis

Duration

Fairmont The Norfolk Arrival in Nairobi Kenya Day 1 Day 2 B&B           1 Night
Kigali Serena Hotel Fly to Kigali Rwanda Day 2 Day 3 B&B           1 Night
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge Volcanoes National Park Day 3 Day 5 FB         2 Nights
Fairmont The Norfolk Return Flight to Nairobi Day 5 Day 6 B&B           1 Night
Fairmont Mara Safari Club Fly to Masai Mara Day 6 Day 8 FB+         2 Nights
Ol Tukai Lodge Fly to Amboseli National Park Day 8 Day 10 FB         2 Nights
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge Lake Manyara National Park Day 10 Day 11 HB           1 Night
Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp Ngorongoro Crater Day 11 Day 13 FB+         2 Nights
Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp Central Serengeti Day 13 Day 16 FI         3 Nights
No Included Fly to Arusha for International departure Day 16 Day 16 Breakfast  Not Included

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast

HB: Half Board – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast..

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

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

FI: Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

TB:To Be Advised

Internal/Regional Flights

Date Flight Airline Departure Airport Arrival Airport Time
Day 2 Scheduled  TBA Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Kigali International Airport  TBA
Day 5 Scheduled  TBA Kigali International Airport Jomo Kenyatta Int’ Airport  TBA
Day 6 Scheduled  TBA Wilson Airport Ngerende Airstrip Masai mara  TBA
Day 8 Scheduled  TBA Ngerende Airstrip Masai mara Amboseli Airstrip  TBA
Day 13 Scheduled  TBA Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp Arusha Airport [ARK]  TBA

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

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met on the air side off your plane by our clearing agent who will assist you to clear with customs and immigration procedures.

You will then be met by our AMA Safaris representative outside the arrivals hall for transfer to your hotel. You will be assisted with check in formalities, dinner Nairobi Restaurant. Overnight at the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel – BB. Dinner at a Nairobi Restaurant. Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden

Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden is located in a beautiful peaceful setting on Karen Road, near the Karen Blixen Museum, about half a mile from the Karen Golf and Country Club. The menu is a fusion of Tamarind and Tamambo dishes. Diners have a fine choice of different areas for lunch or dinner.   There is the cosy and indoor restaurant with adjacent terrace and garden for a la carte dining. There are also a variety of functions areas such as the Grand Marquee Sultan style tent, available for ‘royal style’ weddings, dinners, and conferences.  The Grogan House is a lovely space for private dinners and exclusive functions. The restaurant and function areas are situated in the midst of one of the largest and oldest formal gardens in Kenya and include huge jacaranda, candelabra cactus, bottle brush and other trees and over 200 species of blooming flower varieties. For many Karen residents, the bar which opens out to a lounge is a popular place to meet and mingle and with delicious Tamambo cocktails, bar snacks, and satellite TV to catch all the sporting events, it has become a popular meeting place in Karen.

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: KIGALI SERENA HOTEL, KIGALI

Kigali

Rwanda’s capital and biggest city stretches across undulating lush hills surrounded by towering mountains, the largest of which is Mount Kigali, rising 1850 metres above sea level. Kigali is the country’s financial, commercial and cultural hub, served by an international airport and featuring a wide range of accommodation options, restaurants and points of interest, including the Kigali Genocide Centre, an atmospheric market and numerous craft shops. With its interesting architecture, busy streets, meandering boulevards, and green hillsides, Kigali is said to be one of the most attractive cities in Africa and is definitely worth a visit.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at the Hotel. 12h00 transfer from Norfolk Hotel to JKIA for WB 453[Rwandair] flight departing at 15h15 to Kigali. Met upon arrival at Kigali Airport by our Rwanda Representative. Transfer to Kigali Serena Hotel.

Bed and Breakfast at Kigali Serena Hotel.

Overnight: Kigali Serena Hotel       

Ideally located on one of Kigali’s most charming boulevards, the five-star Kigali Serena Hotel is built around a polished granite atrium, which showcases the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Relaxed yet elegant, the hotel centres on the Executive Lounge and Bar, which opens onto a wide sundeck overlooking the newly refurbished swimming pool. Also overlooking the pool, the popular Milima Restaurant offers a wide range of all-day buffet choices, while the relaxed Sokoni Café offers inside and outside poolside seating. The capital’s natural business hub, the hotel also boasts its own extensive conference centre, 500-seater auditorium and lavish ballroom.

The hotel features 148 rooms. Guests can choose from a selection of 60 Standard Rooms, 37 Superior Rooms, 19 Deluxe Rooms, 18 Junior Suites, 7 Prime Rooms, 6 Executive Suites and a luxury Presidential Suite. In-room facilities include 24 hour room service, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, hair dryer, private safe and a flat screen satellite TV.

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

DAY 3: MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE, VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Volcanoes National Park

Bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo in Rwanda, the Volcanoes National Park is best known as a sanctuary for the region’s rare mountain gorillas. Visitors flock here to experience a face to face encounter with these intriguing creatures. The park is set high on the jungle-covered slopes of the volcanic Virunga Mountains. Highly regulated treks through the reserve allow visitors to spend an hour at a time with these incredible primates in their natural habitat. While the Gorilla’s are without a doubt the main drawcard, visitors can also look forward to exploring a network of scenic hiking trails, visiting the tomb of the world-famous Dian Fossey and the Karisoke Research Centre, and enjoying a beautiful day hike to the Crater Lake on Mount Bisoke.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at the hotel. 0930hrs: Depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri. 2hrs30 arriving in time for lunch at the Volcanoes National Park. Meals and overnight at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge – LDBB

Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

The Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is perfectly situated for gorilla tracking in Rwanda. The 30 individual cottages have been built on 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sambinyo. The stone and thatch cottages each have en-suite facilities, a small lounge with a fire place and a private veranda. The cottages are of a good size and are well positioned to give them privacy from each other. Being at altitude, it can get cold therefore each cottage has a fireplace in the room.

Located very close (about 15 minutes) from the main headquarters of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park (Parc National de Volcans), this is a very handy base from which to explore the area and organise treks to see the Golden monkeys and, of course, the Mountain Gorillas. This is a great location with superb views of the volcanoes.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 4: MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE, VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Day Itinerary

Early breakfast. 0620hrs transfer to the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters for your first day of trekking. 0700hrs: Briefing by your trackers then drive to the trail head for the start of your amazing.

Gorilla Tracking Adventure.

Porters may be hired for the trek to carry your backpack and gear. The cost is 15USD per person/per day. We advise that you utilize this service.

Your trek again starts in the cultivated foothills of the Virunga’s offering stirring views in all directions. When it enters the national park, trekkers will be immersed in the mysterious intimacy of the rainforest, alive with the colorful bird calls, chattering golden monkeys, littered with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive buffalo and elephant. Through gaps in the canopy, the magnificent peaks are glimpsed, among the highest in Africa yet easily accessible, beckon an ascent.

Weaving through overhanging vines, moss-covered hagenia trees and giant lobelias that thrive in the tropical climate, our experienced trackers, who have spent their entire lives in or close to this forest, soon bring us up close with one of the Gorilla Families.

Upon sighting the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting; raising their young. Coming face to face with a Giant Silverback Gorilla must truly be one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth!

After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge for lunch. Afternoon enjoy activities available at the lodge.

Meals and overnight at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge – LDBB

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5: FAIRMONT THE NORFOLK, NAIROBI      

Nairobi

As previously described

Day Itinerary

After your breakfast, Drive back to Kigali upon arrival, transfer to the Airport for your departure flight. Best flight option from Kigali to Nairobi. You will then be met by a Rwanda representative outside the arrivals hall for transfer to your hotel. You will be assisted with check in formalities. Dinner on own arrangement.

Overnight at The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel – BB

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 6: FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB, 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 epitomizes 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

0800hrs: Check out after breakfast. Thereafter you will tour Giraffe Center and Daphne Sheldrick’s and thereafter lunch at the Tamambo at Karen Blixen Restaurant. Thereafter transfer to Wilson airport for your Air flight to Masai Mara scheduled to depart at 1500hrs and arrive at approximately 1600hrs. The Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. You’ll be welcomed by Masai dancers and cool eucalyptus-scented towels. Dinner and overnight at Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Overnight: Fairmont Mara Safari Club      

The Fairmont Mara Safari Club is surrounded on three sides by the Mara River, and is on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World – the Masai Mara. This breathtaking Kenya hotel’s main lodge at the centre of camp hosts an indoor restaurant, bar and library with Internet access to keep the relatives up to date with safari adventures. A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a heated pool, complete with bar and private massage tents. Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury.

Basis

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

DAY 7: FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB, MASAI MARA

Day Itinerary

0400hrs: Pick up from the camp and transfer to the balloon launching (1½hr drive). The Balloon Safari Adventure begins in the pre-dawn hours and the magnificent view over the park is thrilling. Towards the end of the flight, you rise to a height of 1500 feet for a panoramic view of the twisting Mara River and the savannah below. After an hour or so in the air, your safari finishes with a flourish: a champagne breakfast in the bush, cooked on the balloon’s burners!

Day spent game-viewing in the reserve with morning and afternoon shared game drives.

All meals and overnight at Fairmont Mara Safari Club – LDBB

Activities

Balloon Safaris

The adventure begins just before dawn. Departure is from a perfect natural launch site on the savannah and flames from the hot air balloon burners light the darkness as the crews inflate their craft. The first, pink tongues of sunlight flicker across the skies as the hot air balloon fills, then rises. Suspended in a basket beneath the rainbow-coloured canopy, you’re off for a game-viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. What amazes most first-time balloonists is the absolute stillness: the silence as you float above the plains, the forest and the rivers of the Masai Mara. Even if you’ve flown elsewhere, this is a unique experience. The flight lasts an hour or so, drifting wherever the air currents take you, and with ample opportunities for photography and video filming. Then your Kenyan Hot Air Balloon Safari finishes with a flourish. In the time honoured tradition of balloon flights the world over, you toast your return to earth with a champagne breakfast, cooked wherever you land. The Balloon Safari ends with some leisurely game viewing on the way back to Camp.

Basis

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

DAY 8: OL TUKAI LODGE, 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

Early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp. Check out will be followed by an early lunch and thereafter transfer to the Ngerende airstrip for your scheduled light aircraft to depart at 1100hrs to Amboseli. On arrival, at approximately 1530hrs, you will be met by our driver guide and proceed to your lodge with a game drive enroute. Amboseli National Park lying below the most famous symbol of Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro. Drive to your lodge with game drive enroute. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge – LDBB

Overnight: Ol Tukai Lodge

Ol Tukai Lodge is one of the best spots in the world to watch elephants with the backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding Amboseli National Park as ‘a home for the gods’. A place of rugged beauty, abundant water, lush green grass and forest, set like an oasis in the surrounding savannah shrubland. To crown it all, this is where you get one of the world’s most awe-inspiring sights – dawn breaks and the sunsets over the 19,000-foot snow-capped dome of Africa’s highest mountain!

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 9: OL TUKAI LODGE, AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Day Itinerary

Day spent in Amboseli National Park with morning and afternoon game drives. On this day, enjoy sundowner at a selected site.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge – LDBB

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch.

DAY 10: LAKE MANYARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE, L. MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Lake Manyara National Park

Situated in Tanzania’s central-northern region with the Lake Manyara on its east and the Manyara Escarpment to its west, the Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats supporting an array of wildlife. This small park is home to surprising biodiversity and features a magnificent landscape of acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself.

The park supports 400 species of bird, and the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world. Other species include giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, warthog, the Cape clawless otter, and Egyptian mongoose. Don’t miss the opportunity to see thousands of flamingos on the lake, the renowned tree-climbing lions, and large families of elephants strolling through the forest.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast at the overnight lodge, you will drive from Amboseli National park to the border town of Namanga where you will clear customs and immigration formalities to enter Tanzania. Proceed in Tanzania vehicle for lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge. After lunch drive southwest across the Rift Valley towards the Lake Manyara National Park, which apart from its abundant bird life, is known for its tree-climbing lions. Evening game drive inside Manyara National Park if time permits alternatively do a game drive the next day.

All meals and Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – LDBB

Lunch at The Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge                                           Located in the middle of a verdant coffee plantation, Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge is a sanctuary of aromatic tranquility and a welcome retreat after a long international flight, or the dust and excitement of a thrilling bush safari.

Take residence in one of 30 luxury wooden chalets – 12 Plantation Suites and 18 Plantation Rooms – nestled amongst the surrounding gardens and sea of coffee trees. Turning off the road, a tree-lined drive guides you to the warm and inviting main area with its quiet understated aura of luxury. Vibrant gardens, a spa, and a swimming pool await, and a restaurant, Bacchus, and café bistro, 3° south, boast menus to satisfy the most discerning of palates, successfully fusing international culinary prowess with locally-sourced ingredients.

Visitors are also welcome to enjoy convenient gift shopping at the Traders Walk Boutiques, located on site. Browse through a collection of five boutiques offering arts and crafts, jewellery, clothing, gourmet coffee and cakes and traditional Swahili food.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge    

Standing high on the bluff of a dramatic ochre and terracotta streaked cliff above the flamingo-frosted expanse of Lake Manyara’s gleaming alkaline waters, the Lodge commands panoramic views across the volcano-studded floor of the Great Rift Valley.  Designed to reflect the brilliance of Lake Manyara’s unique birdlife, the Lodge draws on an inspirational architectural motif that melds swooping avian curves with the gentle concentric patterns of traditional Maasai ‘Bomas’ (encampments) whilst the vibrantly coloured frescoes lining the walls are designed to depict the colourful intricacy of bird migratory patterns.  The ambiance of the Lodge is a fusion of lakeside tranquility, towering volcanic splendour and adventure-packed sporting activity.

As to wildlife, the park offers abundant sightings of; monkey, jackal, mongoose, hyena, hyrax, zebra, hippo, warthog, buffalo, Masai giraffe, duiker, waterbuck and impala. Significant numbers of elephant are also resident in the Park whilst sightings of black rhino and leopard are not uncommon. Manyara is also especially noted for its wealth of bird life, being visited by many thousands of sugar-pink Lesser Flamingos, significant numbers of Greater Flamingos and a host of other woodland, plains and water birds.

Basis:  Half Board – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

DAY 11: LEMALA NGORONGORO TENTED CAMP, NGORONGORO CRATER

Ngorongoro Crater

Located in Northern Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife; which makes it one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. Surrounded by Tanzania’s highlands, this UNESCO-listed crater is said to be the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Visitors can look forward to spotting the world-renowned Big Five and a host of other wildlife species including large herds of zebra and wildebeest. It is famed as one of Tanzania’s best tourist attractions offering visitors an array of wonderful activities including excellent bird watching, trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking and visiting a local Maasai village. Don’t miss the opportunity to jump on an excursion to the magnificent Olduvai Gorge.

Day Itinerary

Early morning game drive (if it wasn’t possible the previous day), followed by breakfast and check out. Proceed to the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact caldera in the world. Its enduring charm stems from its overwhelming physical beauty and the abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Arrive in time for lunch and settle in. Afternoon you will visit a Masai Village and local school.

Meals and Overnight: Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp

Lemala Ngorongoro is intimately set in a delightful ancient acacia forest close to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. As it is located next to the quiet Lemala crater access road on the eastern side, a key advantage of staying at Lemala Ngorongoro is the quick and easy drive down on to the crater floor in the morning; Lemala guests usually have an hour’s head start over others descending via the far busier Seneto crater access road on the western rim. Game drives from camp may start as early as 6.15am and guests can be down among Ngorongoro’s abundant wildlife on the floor within 10-15 minutes – crucial for photographers who demand the best light conditions. Escorted walks are also available into the forest and along the crater rim with an armed ranger and Maasai guide.

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp has 9 spacious tents that are positioned carefully to provide privacy and with minimal impact on the pristine forest environment. They accommodate two queen-size beds, and as it can get cool on the Ngorongoro Crater rim at night, little luxuries like warm winter-weight duvets, hot water bottles and gas heaters ensure a cosy night’s sleep.

Basis

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

DAY 12: LEMALA NGORONGORO TENTED CAMP, NGORONGORO CRATER

Day Itinerary

Breakfast at the Lodge.  Depart to Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact caldera in the world. En – route, visit a local school arriving at your camp in time for check in and lunch at Lemala Ngorongoro Camp. Afternoon Masai Village visit.

Dinner and overnight at Lemala Ngorongoro Camp

Basis

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

DAY 13: LEMALA EWANJAN TENTED CAMP, 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, water buck, 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.

Day Itinerary

Breakfast at the camp. After breakfast drive via Olduvai Gorge visit to the Serengeti National Park arriving in time for Lunch. The Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world. Unequalled for its natural beauty and the greatest concentration of plains game drive anywhere. Afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp.

Activities

Olduvai Gorge

Olduvai Gorge is a paleoanthropological site of major significance, where an old river has carved away the rock to expose layer upon layer of volcanic soil. This is where Dr Louis and Mary Leakey found the remains of hominids “Nutcracker Man”, “Tool Making Man” and “Lucy”, discoveries that have helped to fill some of the missing links in the chain of human evolution and added more evidence to the theory of modern man’s emergence in Africa. The “Cradle of Mankind” now has a visitor centre where you may hear a short lecture on the work of the Leakey’s and their successors and a small museum where you may see some of their finds, including a giant giraffe – it is hard to believe that they were once even taller!

Overnight: Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Lemala Ewanjan is an authentic intimate tented camp set in a secluded part of the game-rich Seronera Valley in Central Serengeti and is renknowned for its year-round game viewing due to its abundance of water in the many rivers, as well as for its large populations of resident big cats.

We have carefully positioned Lemala Ewanjan right at the end of a blind valley, so you can enjoy uninterrupted views.  The camp was replaced in July 2018 with brand new tents and now features 10 standard and 2 x 2 bedroom tents ideal for families, friends and groups travelling together. Each tent is fitted with two queen-size beds with warm duvets, a flush toilet, large safari-style shower, plentiful running water, wooden storage cabinets and flooring, 24-hour solar lighting and outside loungers from which to enjoy early morning teas and coffees and refreshing afternoon gin and tonics.

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

DAY 14: LEMALA EWANJAN TENTED CAMP, CENTRAL SERENGETI       

Day Itinerary

Early morning game drive, Breakfast at the Camp. Rest of the mid-morning at Leisure, Lunch at the Camp. Afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

DAY 15: LEMALA EWANJAN TENTED CAMP, CENTRAL SERENGETI       

Day Itinerary

Early morning game drive, Breakfast at the Camp. Rest of the mid-morning at Leisure, Lunch at the Camp, Afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

DAY 16: END OF ITINERARY      

Day Itinerary

Early morning game drive, Breakfast at the Camp. Transfer to Seronera airstrip for Am Regional Air flight to Arusha. Met and transfer to Arusha Coffee Lodge for lunch. Later transfer clients’ flight departing flight TBA

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge

Located in the middle of a verdant coffee plantation, Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge is a sanctuary of aromatic tranquility and a welcome retreat after a long international flight, or the dust and excitement of a thrilling bush safari.

Basis

Breakfast

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