Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara safari
Our Focus East Africa tours guide will meet you after your breakfast to transfer you from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival in the Masai Mara, proceed to check-in at your lodge. You will then go for a late afternoon game drive in which you will expect to see various animals including the black manned Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Cheetah, Buffalos and other plain’s game. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Full Day at Masai Mara game reserve
After an early breakfast proceed for a morning game drive in search for the African Big five and other wild game. Return to your lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon you will go for another game drive following different tracks, which will give you an opportunity to see even more animals. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer from Masai Mara to Serengeti National Park
You will have a very early breakfast and checkout from the lodge by 6:00am. You will have a game drive on your way to Isebania, this day will take you to other side of Masai Mara as you exit the park via Olololo gate in Mara west. Upon arrival at the border the customs office will do clearance after which proceed to Serengeti where you will enter the park with the game drive lasting up to 2 hours as you enjoy the plains of Serengeti. The Serengeti allows you see the big five game in plenty. Dinner and overnight at your lodge/camp.
Day 4: Full day at the Serengeti National Park
After your early breakfast, we shall go for a morning game drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which twists into the plains south of the Seronera River, some of the wildlife to look out for in this section include the Lions, Thomson gazelles, topi, ostriches and cheetahs.
After your game drive, you will proceed to the Visitor Centre which is close to the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites. The Centre offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The shop also as refreshment, and we shall therefore have our lunch from there.
Later In the afternoon we will drive through the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes, this circuit is known for having a number of lions and some very large cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, scattered around the plains, most of which are miniature ecosystems, providing shade and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. The Kopjes are good hunting grounds for lions especially in dry seasons when most wildlife come to drink up. Return for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.
Day 5: Serengeti to Arusha
After a cup of coffee, you will go for a morning game drive where you will encounter nocturnal most of the animals returning from hunting and lions awaking in the dawn. The big cats are found of pouncing and killing their prey before it gets hot, the morning game drives lasts between 2-3 hours and there after head back to the Lodge or Camp for late breakfast. After the breakfast check out of the Lodge or Camp and have the final game drive on your way to exit the Park. Drive back to Arusha with picnic lunch on the way, arrive Arusha late afternoon with a drop off in the hotel of your choice
End of Tour