Amboseli & Northern Tanzania

Tour Duration: 7 Days

Tour Highlights: From the foothills of Kilimanjaro in Kenya's Elephant heaven - The Amboseli National Reserve to Tanzania's northern circuit.

ITINERARY

DAY 01: NAIROBI - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Met upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our representative.

Assistance and drive to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch at Amboseli Serena Lodge OR ITS EQUIVALLENT.

Afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Located at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the lodge is set in expansive and mature wooded gardens that face Africa’s highest mountain.

Built within the area of 190 acres of Masai country, it is an ideal holiday base from which to enjoy numerous pursuits.

DAY 02: AMBOSELI - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK.

Early morning game drive returning to the lodge for breakfast.

After breakfast transfer to the border town of Namanga.

Change of vehicles and clear customs/immigration.

Continue to Arusha arriving in time for lunch.

After lunch drive to Lake Manyara .

Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena.

Abseiling Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is located at the edge of the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment, overlooking the Great Rift Valley and the stunning Manyara soda lake.

The views of the lake from this escarpment are simply breathtaking. Lake Manyara National Park is only 15 minutes drive down the escarpment.

The Park has long been known for its tree-climbing lions and the large elephant population, while ornithologists from around the world come to observe the masses of pink flamingos and great birds of prey around the lake which can also be seen from the lodge and its rooms.

DAY 03: LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast proceed with picnic lunches for a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.

After continue to Serengeti with a game drive en route for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.

DAY 04: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Full day in Serengeti with morning and afternoon game drives.

All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.

Perched high on a hill, the Serengeti Serena Lodge and its swimming pool command beautiful views of the surrounding Serengeti plains and hills.

The stylish lodge and its rondavel 'huts', which house sixty-six elegantly furnished en-suite bedrooms, are built from local materials in traditional African village style and merge impeccably into the wilderness.

Indigenous handicrafts and art adorn the walls of the rooms and the main building.

George Adamson, co-raiser of Elsa the lioness, and husband of "Born Free" author Joy Adamson, visited the Serengeti in the early sixties and describes the experience in "Pride and Joy", his autobiography.

DAY 05: SERENGETI - NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

After breakfast drive via Olduvai Gorge to Ngorongoro arriving in time for lunch at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

DAY 06: NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

After breakfast proceed for a morning crater tour returning to the lodge for lunch.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge is perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater with exquisite views of the crater, one of the wonders of the natural world.

Your first sighting of the crater will simply take your breath away.

The lodge is built of local stone and blends harmoniously into its surroundings.

From here you will descend the wall of the crater for a most amazing game drive inside the crater.

Glorious sunrises and sunsets, roaring log fires and excellent food all form part of the renowned Serena experience.

DAY 07: DEPARTURE

After breakfast drive to Arusha arriving in time for lunch.

Rest of the day at leisure Optional day room at Mountain Village.

In the evening transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure flight.