14 Days Kenya and Tanzania Family Trip
|If you are then you should definitely consider taking them on a Tanzania Family safari trips. Your entire family will surely have a grand time on a Tanzania Family safari adventure. You will get to see the magnificent wildlife of Tanzania in their natural habitat. Kids will be in awe to finally see African wildlife up close. There will be elephants, giraffes, lions, cheetahs and so much more while you and your family explore the wildlife reserve on your Tanzania safari.On your Tanzania Family safari Trips, you will get the chance to explore 95,000 square miles of wildlife reserves. Tanzania is known to have one of the best wildlife viewing experiences in the entire African continent. With its vast wildlife reserves, you will be able to see so many animals, some of which you may have never seen in your entire life. It is a great opportunity for you to see up close the animals that you have only seen in magazines and on television.Your Tanzania Family safari trips can also take you to places other than the wildlife reserves. You can visit the famous Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in the whole of Africa. Another place that you should visit on your Tanzania safari is Lake Victoria which is the biggest lake in Africa. The Serengeti is also close so you can make a side trip there and witness the migration of the wildebeest. Another famous destination that you should not miss on your Tanzania safari with your family is the Ngorongoro Crater, an amphitheatre-like crater that is home to more than 25,000 large animals such as the wildebeest, zebra, lions and rhinos. The crater itself is stunning as well as the wide array of animals that you can see there.|
Arrival in nairobi airport , pick up from the airport to the hotel Boulevard .Spend the night.
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert regions in the northern Kenya. though harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere. arrive in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge.
Day 3: Samburu
Full day in Samburu with game drives .Search for the rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass, Cheetah, Leopards among plenty of other plains game. (optional visits to Samburu villages). All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park
Breakfast at a lodge and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya via Thomson Falls arriving Lake Nakuru in time for lunch, afternoon game drive at the Pink lake referred so for it’s thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife-it’s a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the “big five” except the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge/Sarova lion Hill.
Day 5: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Breakfast at the lodge and depart for Maasai Mara crossing the Loita plains, see red clad maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Game viewing enroute to lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge.
Day 6: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for Wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 7: Amboseli National Park
Depart Mara after breakfast and proceed to Nairobi for lunch. After lunch drive to Amboseli at the foothills of snow capped Mt.Kilimanjaro , Africa ’s highest peak. Game drive enroute to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge.
Day 8: Amboseli
Morning (6:30am) and afternoon (1500hrs) game viewing drive inside the Park. Amboseli is a photogenic Park and hosts a great number of game and birdlife including the lion,Huge herds of elephant and the splendid cheetah.Enjoy early morning spectacular views of the snow-capped Mountain.All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge.
Day 9: Amboseli/Lake Manyara National Park
Morning game drive and proceed for Namanga Border town, Pick up Namanga Border town, Crossover to Tanzania arriving Arusha at 1200hrs, Lunch at Arusha Impala Hotel. After lunch proceed to Lake Manyara ,Game viewing en route for dinner and overnight at Kirurumu Tented Lodge.
Day 10: Serengeti
After breakfast, leave Lake Manyara for Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge, with Game drive and Picnic Lunch enroute. The park covers 12,944km2 of open plains making it one of the largest in the world. The rocky outcrops commonly known as ‘kopjes’ in the eastern part of the park are of scenic beauty and occasionally cats can be seen lazing on them. The park contains vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and other antelopes. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 11: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast take a packed lunch with you and continue with game viewing on Serengeti Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After lunch have a rest for one hr, then proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Aprox 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass/ water which is the source of food for the millions of Animals in this South Area. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 12: Ngorongoro
Morning Game drives in the vast Serengeti plain. Breakfast at around 0900am.The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Afternoon Game drive and Picnic Lunch en route for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast take a Picnic lunch with you descend 670m into the crater floor for game viewing, breaking for lunch at the Lerai picnic site. The crater is 14.5km. wide and is home to all the big five and hence the same may be seen. Hippos, cheetah, antelopes and the spotted hyena are other species commonly seen as well as flamingoes on the crater lakes. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 14: Arusha/Nairobi
After breakfast, depart for Arusha for lunch and board 0200pm shuttle back to Nairobi. Arriving Nairobi at 1830hrs.We pick you for transfer to JKIA Airport for your flight out.