Gnu migration safari
• Night drives to spot nocturnal wildlife
• Hot air balloon safari over the plains
• Scenic Flight in a vintage biplane
• Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration
• Visit Maasai village
• Endangered Black rhino
• Camelback Safari
• Horseback Safari
• Forest Canopy Walk
• Karen Blixen’s historic home
• Game viewing in Africa’s premier parks the Masai Mara & Serengeti
• Explore the bush on foot tracking wildlife
DAY 1 – ARUSHA
rrival off your International flight into Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha. Met and transferred to Legendary Lodge-Arusha. Arrive, check-in. Spend 01 night inclusive of full board, soft drinks, and house wines.
DAY 2 – KARATU
Check out after breakfast, drive through Lake Manyara National Park en-route to the lush Ngorongoro highlands. Take picnic lunch beside thousands of flamingos. Later join some locals in the village of Mto Wa Mbu on foot or on bike for an in-depth look at their daily lives. Arrive at Gibb’s Farm in the late afternoon. After relaxing in, experience a local working organic farm
Try your hand at milking a cow while the staff answer questions about their sustainable farming methods. Enjoy a lovely dinner fresh from the garden this evening!
DAY 3 – NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
After an early breakfast, drive to the nearby Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is a huge volcanic caldera formed about 2.5 million years ago when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself. Ngorongoro is home to a thriving population of big game species, including rhino, Buffalo, leopard and rare black-maned lion.
You will have picnic lunch on the crater plains. Later return to Gibb’s Farm for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Check out after breakfast, you will be transferred to Manyara airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Serengeti. Met on arrival by camp driver guide, enjoy a game drive en-route to Lamai Serengeti Camp. Check in and have lunch. Spend the afternoon relaxing in your room or taking a dip in the natural rock pool with dramatic views across the plains. Set out this afternoon for your first glimpse of the endless Serengeti plains on a game drive. After your fill of incredible wildlife watching, return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Today, head out with packed picnic lunch for a full day exploring the Serengeti plains. Move as quickly or as leisurely as you would like in your private safari vehicle and enjoy this day on the great migration safari at your own pace. This is a fabulous opportunity to see the great wildebeest and zebra migration, large herds of plains game and the highest concentration of predators in Africa. Return to Lamai Serengeti Camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
This morning, your beloved hot breakfast drink waits for you as you rise early to greet the day. Set out on foot with your guide as the sun begins to rise. This is the time of day when the wildlife is most active. This is a great opportunity to learn about the fauna and flora in the bush. Return to camp for a full breakfast. Time for a siesta, relax in the shade, or enjoy a good book. After lunch and high tea, set out for one final game drive in the Serengeti, stopping to watch the sun set with cocktails and appetizers. Return to camp for dinner and your overnight stay.
DAY 7- MARA NORTH CONSERVANCY
Check out after breakfast and transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mara North Conservancy via Migori (Customs and immigration). Met on arrival by a camp guide and transferred to Richards Camp for check-in and lunch. Later in the afternoon, after high tea, explore the conservancy with your guide and later return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 – MARA NORTH CONSERVANCY
Wake up early to experience the huge number of wildlife species in the area on a game drive. Return to camp for a full hot breakfast. Later in the afternoon explore the area around camp on foot with an armed guide. This is an exciting way to experience the African bush more closely. After dinner you will head out on your night drive, a fabulous way to learn about Africa’s nocturnal game. Return to camp to rest your head after an exciting day.
DAY 9 – MARA NORTH CONSERVANCY
A hot air balloon ride truly is an astonishing way to see the vast landscape and the wildebeest migration. After silently gliding over Africa’s big game for an hour, enjoy a champagne breakfast in the bush. Spend mid-day at leisure in camp before heading out on an afternoon game drive.
Return to camp for a late dinner and overnight with the opportunity to head out on another night drive if you wish.
DAY 10 – LEWA CONSERVANCY
Check out after breakfast, and transferred to the airstrip for your charter flight to the Lewa Conservancy. Upon arrival met by Lewa Wilderness Lodge driver-guide, transferred to the lodge with a game drive in e route. Check-in and enjoy a lovely lunch, usually served al fresco, with ingredients fresh from the organic garden on site. After lunch, head into one of Kenya’s conservation success stories. Here you are surrounded by rich game viewing opportunities and you may have a very good chance of seeing all of the Big 5, including the endangered black and white rhinos while on safari. Return to the lodge for dinner and a cozy night.
DAY 11 – LEWA CONSERVANCY
Rise early this morning to board a vintage biplane that will take you over stunning ravines and inaccessible forests of the conservancy. This is truly a one-of-a-kind experience only offered to guests of Lewa Wilderness Lodge. This afternoon spend some time learning about the conservation initiatives with the staff of Lewa’s headquarters. Then, head out on camelback through the bush for an unparalleled opportunity to get close to wildlife, combined with the stunning scenery and varied terrain. Stop for sundowners before going back to camp for dinner and drinks around the roaring fire.
DAY 12 – LEWA CONSERVANCY
Start your day in the canopy of a green corridor on walkways and platforms giving you a ‘monkey-eye view’ of the forest. Then, visit with the local Maasai village, where you observe and learn about their traditional, nomadic lifestyle and coexistence with wildlife. Spend as much time at the village as you wish chatting with residents, watching them create traditional beadwork and crafts, or being an honoured guest inside their homes. Finish your day on a horseback ride with only the sound of hooves in the nearby wilderness areas. Return to Lewa Wilderness Lodge for another fabulous meal and evening.
DAY 13 - NAIROBI
Check out after breakfast and transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Wilson airport, Nairobi. Upon arrival, met by our representative and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta international airport to board a flight home.