Combo Tour – Kenya, Tanzania, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar
Experience this fantastic safari that will take you deep into the heart of Africa where you will explore the sights and sounds of new and old, in style.
Day 1, Arrival Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival into Nairobi Airport, we will greet and transfer you the Sentrim Boulevard Hotel – enjoy dinner and a comfortable evening – your Adventure East Africa Experience begins in the morning!
Day 2, Nairobi Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center
Following breakfast at the hotel, we begin our tour with a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage. Be amazed by the rescued baby elephant and rhinoceros orphans. Next, we will visit the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife – Giraffe Center, where Twigas abound! After a fantastic day of animal meet and greet we return to the hotel for the evening. A packed lunch and dinner at The Carnivore Restaurant is included.
Day 3, Lake Nakuru National Park
Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park on the western edge of the Great Rift Valley. Following lunch at the Lake Nakuru Lodge, the afternoon is filled with amazing wildlife viewing in the Park. We spend a relaxing overnight at the Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 4, Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara
The drive from Lake Nakuru National Park to the expansive savannas of the Maasai Mara National Reserve is breath taking! We overnight at the Fig Tree Camp on the banks of the Talek River in luxurious tents reminiscent of safaris long ago. Experience the sounds of the hippos at night from the secure comfort of your boma.
Day 5, Maasai Mara
A full day in the Reserve begins at dawn with a hot air balloon ascent over the magnificent savanna. View the wildlife and wildscape from your aerial loft as if in a magical realm. Following descent, breakfast on linens in the bush is served. Wildlife viewing continues throughout the day with timeout for a packed lunch. We overnight again at the Fig Tree Camp recounting an amazing day!
Day 7, Lake Victoria to The Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a half day at Lake Victoria and then drive on to the Serengeti, the Maasai word meaning endless plains where wildlife abounds beyond the imagination. Dinner and overnight at Kati Kati Luxury tented camp.
Day 8, The Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a full day of wildlife viewing in The Serengeti. Return to the Kati Kati Luxury tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 9, The Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Morning begins with breakfast followed by a half day of wildlife viewing in The Serengeti and then it is on to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the world’s second largest volcanic caldera and home to teeming wildlife. On our way, we stop and enjoy a packed lunch. Then onward to visit with the Maasai and experience their culture. Dinner and overnight at the Rhino Lodge.
Day 10, Ngorongoro to Arusha
Arise before dawn from the high perch of the Rhino Lodge to witness a beautiful sunrise over the crater’s distant rim. Below lies a realm that time has truly forgotten, an immense volcanic caldera teeming with wildlife - massive elephants and baby eles too, rhinoceros and hyenas, and lions and gnus. Enjoy your breakfast before descending below where you will count ten-thousand stripes on zebras, mbogos and elands just to name a few. We then ascend and drive the crater rim on to Arusha for an overnight at the Impala Hotel.
Day 11, Arusha free day
A free day in Arusha will allow you to rest in and regroup. A visit to The Tanzanite Experience museum is available at your request.
Day 12-15, Transfer to Mt Kilimanjaro
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro! Spend four days and three nights on a guided ascent of the highest freestanding mountain in the world at 19,341 ft/ 5,895 m. Experience the most memorable feat that you will ever know. After descending, return to Arusha to overnight and rest up at the Impala Hotel.
Day 16, Zanzibar!
Leave from the Arusha airport (optional Kilimanjaro airport) for the blue waters of Zanzibar on the Indian Ocean. Overnight at the luxury resort Hideaway of Nungwi located on the north end of the island.
Day 17, Zanzibar!
Spend the day lounging on the beach watching waves of tanzanite blue ocean roll up on beautiful white sands. There are many optional activities that you can enjoy too!
Day 18, Departure from paradise
Transfer from the Hideaway to the Zanzibar international airport for your departure home. Take with you as many wonderful memories as your imagination will allow!
Kwaheri ya kuonana – Goodbye until next time!
Day 6, Lake Victoria
Drive on to Lake Victoria at the borders of Kenya and Tanzania and breathe in the fresh air off beautiful waters. Experience the rich history of this timeless treasure and imagine the African Queen chugging along distant shores. Overnight is at the Kijeresh Lodge.