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14 days Kenya/Tanzania Combined senior Citizen safari

14 days Senior Citizens safaris in Kenya & Tanzania, Africa holidays for senior citizens with minimal driving distances, Senior citizen wildlife ,anniversary safaris in Africa,Senoir citizens wildlife safaris and beach vacations in Africa.

Day1: Arrival- Nairobi
Pick up from the airport on arriving Nairobi and transfer you to the Sarova Stanley hotel for overnight stay in readiness for a holiday safari the following morning.

Day 2- Nairobi-Samburu National Reserve

Pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs -A safari briefing session with our tour officer then start the journey passing the majestic Mt. Kenya en route to the open savannah of Samburu Game Reserve. Lunch at the lodge then proceed for afternoon game drives .Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Sopa Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner.

Day 3 :Samburu National Reserve
The whole day will be spent relaxing and leisurely exploring the Samburu National Reserve through morning and afternoon game drives. You may opt to do some of the activities offered at the lodges and a visit to Samburu Villages. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Lodge The light and vast openness creates a lonesome panoramic beauty and the permanent water supply acts like a lure for the abundant species found here. The region is home to the uncommon Grevy’s zebra with huge fury ears, gerenuk antelope standing on hind legs to feed, Somali ostriches with distinct blue legs and the shy Oryx. Elephant and crocodile are guaranteed sightings, excellent bird watching with numerous varieties of weaverbirds and the martial eagle. Leopard sighting is also a special feature here.

Day 4 – Samburu Game reserve – Sweetwaters Game Reserve

Breakfast then view game as we exit the park and drive to Mount Kenya Region. Lunch at a Sweetwater’s tented camp then proceed for afternoon game drives at Sweetwater’s sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters Tented camp
Sweetwater’s is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner.

Day 5 : Olpejeta– Lake Nakuru National park

Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at Flamingo Hill camp. Afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at the camp
Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake on the edges of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home to millions of flamingoes. The number of flamingoes depends on the water level which determines the quantity of algae on which the birds feed. Flamingoes are known to migrate to other Rift Valley lakes whenever the water level is low. The National Park surrounds the lake and was gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes as well as provide sanctuary for endangered species such as the rhino. There are about 25 white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the country. Predators are also residents to this park while Rothschild’s giraffe have been trans-located into the park for safety
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner.

Day 6 Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara National Reserve

Breakfast then south through the beautiful savannahs and plains of the Rift Valley and reach the Camp in good time for lunch .Afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Mara Game Camp Meal Plan : Breakfast –Lunch-Dinner

Day 7/8 : Masai Mara Game Reserve

Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5 with a possibility of seeing the annual wildebeest migration that takes place from July to September every year. Optional hot air Balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena lodge or Sarova Tented camp The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park

Day 9 : Masai Mara-Serengeti National Park

Very early breakfast then proceed to the airstrip for your flight to Migori departing at 0910hrs. On arrival at Migori you will be transferred to Tarime for your onward flight departing at 1030hrs arriving at approximately 1105hrs. On arrival your guide will transfer you to for lunch. After lunch and short rest proceed for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Katikati camp.Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Serengeti National park

A full day with morning and afternoon game drives to explore the plains, Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented lodge Lodge Serengeti is easily Tanzania’s most famous national park, and it’s also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometres of protected area that borders Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Park It is the Migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat. Join us to explore the different forms of vegetation and landscapes of the Serengeti ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating inhabitants

Day 11: Serengeti – Ngorongoro conservation Area
Breakfast then view game as you proceed to Ngorongoro via olduvai with packed lunches enroute – Proceed to Ngorongoro Serena lodge at the crater rim for dinner and overnight stay

Day 12 – Ngorongoro Crater tour
after early morning breakfast leave with picnic lunch for a full day crater tour. You will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle, explore the crater before ascending back to the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight. The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home of Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity, and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons
Day 13 Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara National park
Breakfast then exit the park and drive to Lake Manyara National park .Explore the park famed for tree climbing lions. Picnic lunch is offered .Dinner and overnight stay at Escarpment Lodge
The Lake Manyara National park is serene and beautiful with main attractions of a rich bird life, tree-climbing lions, its elephants, and hippos that you can see at closer range than most other places. Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain times of the year hosts thousands of flamingos and a diversity of other bird life. Although it is one of the smallest parks, its vegetation is so diverse enabling it to host a variety of wildlife habitats.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner.
Day 14 Lake Manyara – Arusha – Departure
Breakfast at leisure then drive then exit the park and drive to Arusha – lunch at Kibo palace hotel then drop off at the airport to board an afternoon flight to Nairobi arriving in good connecting time with your home bound flight. Or to Zanzibar for a few days relaxation at a beach resort.

Tour price includes
– 1 night hotel accommodations in Nairobi on bed and breakfast basis.
– Return airport transfers in Nairobi
-Transport in a 4 x4 Land cruiser in Kenya & Tanzania
-Exclusive use of the safari vehicle/guide
– Accommodation in lodges /camp specified above in a double room with an extra bed on full board basis
– Masai Mara-Serengeti flight
-Kilimanjaro (Arusha)-Nairobi flight
– Game drives as per the itinerary
-Services of a driver/guide
-Drive to Mara River
-Government taxes
– Flying Doctors evacuation cover
-Olduvai Gorge fees
-Ngorongoro crater
– 1 litre Mineral water per person per day
-Tour starts & ends in Nairobi

Tour price Excludes
– Personal travel insurance
– Hotel accommodations in Nairobi after the safari
– Tipping
– Cultural visits to Maasai /Samburu Villages
-Kenya/Tanzania visas
– Drinks
– Personal effects
– Extras not mentioned above