Kenya & Tanzania
The Best of East Africa
|"I have heard about the Masai since I was a child, it was like a dream come true to meet them and see their village. I also enjoyed the game drives more than I had anticipated. Another great ATS tour"|
|Barbara Engstrom, Kenya|
African Dream Safari
Day 01: Arusha - Mountain Village.
Upon arrival you will be met at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to your Hotel in Arusha for overnight stay at Serena Mountain Village - Bed and Breakfast.
Day 02: Arusha to Lake Manyara.
Today depart from Arusha to Lake Manyara stopping to enjoy a picnic lunch during your game drive en-route to your lodge. At Lake Manyara look for birds, plains animals, and if you're lucky you might see the tree climbing lions as well. Overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge - Full Board, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.
Day 03: Serengeti National Park.
After breakfast depart from Lake Manyara Serena to Serengeti National Park via Oldupai Gorge where the Leakeys' discovered ancient tools along with remains of the earliest known humans. Game drive en-route. Overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge - Full Board, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.
Day 04: Serengeti National Park.
In Serengeti National Park enjoy your full day on a game drive in the plains that goes on forever. Here you are sure to see the Big Five. You will have the choice between returning to the lodge for a hot lunch and bringing a picnic lunch so that you can enjoy wildlife uninterrupted. Overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge - Full Board, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch/Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.
Day 05: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.
From morning to noon enjoy your game drive in Serengeti National Park with a break for lunch at Nabi Hill gate. Proceed to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Malanja Depression passing through various Masai Villages. Today will again provide another adventure for game viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge - Full Board, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner.
Day 06: Ngorongoro Crater.
After breakfast travel to Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hour game drive followed by a visit to the Masai Village before returning to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or Eunoto Retreat or Kirurumu Tented Camp - Full Board, Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch Box, Dinner
Day 07: Lake Manyara to Arusha.
After breakfast return to Arusha via the Great Rift Valley and the village of Mto wa Mbu. Arrive in Arusha around midday.
You can extend your trip to Zanzibar Island or to Kenya. Alternatively we will transfer you to the Airport for your journey home.
Lake Manyara Serena
Kirurumu Tented Camp…You do Not Rough it
Serena Mountain Village
- Return Airport transfer
- 6 Nights 7 Days Safari - first class accommodations based on Serena properties
- National Park and Ngorongoro Crater fees
- transportation in safari vehicle
- experienced English speaking professional safari driver/guide
- bottled water and all meals as per day to day itinerary. Pre-departure Orientation packet
- Drinks and Beverages
- Tips and Gratuities
- Travel Insurance
- Flying Doctor
- personal toiletry requirements and all items of a personal nature
- International flight which we will gladly arrange at attractive prices.
|"It's not a vacation, it's the experience of a life time"|
|Maya Auguston, 7 years old|
|"The overall trip evidenced ambitious planning with thoughtful regard to individual need. Our guide was an expert who inspired total confidence"|
|Carolyn Light Bell|