Tour Name: The Leopard Safari
Tour Code: JLEA039
Duration: 14Days | 13Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of Vehicle: Safari is in a 7 Seater Tour mini van(2 WD/4 WD) with pop up roof or a 4x4 Land Cruiser/ at a supplemented cost.Tanzania is 4x4 Land Cruiser/Land Rover.
Itinerary: Samburu, Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara
Day 1.Samburu National Reserve
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the north rugged semi desert region arriving in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at samburu sopa lodge / similar.
Day 2 Samburu
Morning and afternoon game drive inside the park search for the stars of samburu rarely found elsewhere like the reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx, gerenuk. In between meals optional visit to samburu villages. All meals and overnight at samburu Sopa lodge/ similar.
Day 3 Aberdares ( Tree tops)
Morning game drive at samburu followed by breakfast and depart for Aberdares at the shoulders of mount Kenya arriving for lunch at Outspan hotel transfer to treetops lodge for dinner and overnight. Game viewing at the floodlit waterhole and saltlick.
Day 4 Lake Nakuru National Park
Breakfast at Aberdares and depart for Lake Nakuru , which is an armchair in the Rift Valley Lakes stopping at the Thomson Falls to arrive Nakuru for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge/Sarova lion Hill/Similar.
Day 5 Masai Mara Game Reserve
Breakfast at lodge and depart for game viewing as you proceed for Mara, Drive to the baboon rocks for a spectacular view, see thousands of birds feeding in the alkaline water, look for waterbucks and warthogs as you leave the park. Proceed for Mara crossing loita plains arriving Mara. Game viewing enroute to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mara sopa lodge/similar
Day 6 Masai Mara
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park. Search for wildgame 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/Mara Simba lodge/Similar.
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 Sopa lodge/similar
Day 8. Amboseli.
Full day with morning and afternoon game inside the park. All meals and overnight at Sopa lodge/similar
Day 9. Ngorongoro
Depart after breakfast and drive to Namanga border town. Cross the border and proceed to arrive Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel. Afternoon drive to Ngorongoro conservation area, Game viewing enroute to ngorongoro sopa Lodge/similar for dinner and overnight.
Day 10. Ngorongoro crater
Take picnic lunch with you and descend by 4WD vehicle for a full day crater tour. Enjoy your Picnic lunch at the crater floor. Ascend back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 11. Serengeti National Park
Depart after breakfast and take picnic lunch with you as you head for the Serengeti plains via Olduvai Gorge the Historical Site, Picnic lunch and proceed arriving Serengeti for late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti sopa lodge/similar.
Day 12. Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti. Meals and overnight at lodge.
Day 13. Lake Manyara National Park
Depart in the morning for Lake Manyara arriving for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the park which is home to plenty of game and birdlife. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Hotel/similar.
Day 14. Arusha.
After breakfast depart for Arusha arriving for lunch and onwards to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Using Sopa Lodges...
Price For each of 2 persons sharing USD5260
Price For each of 4 persons sharing USD4565
Price For each of 6 persons sharing USD4330
For April-June and November-Dec Kindly enquire
Daily departures,minimum in 2 persons.
Transportation in tourist minibuses Vehicle with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing, Full board accommodation on safari, drinking mineral water, 4 wheel drive vehicle in Tanzania, All park entrance fees,services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide, extensive game drives in the national parks,Arusha/Nairobi transfer,Air Rescue Service fee,Airport transfers in Nairobi.
Any Nairobi overnights, personal and baggage insurance,Alcoholic drinks, Beverages, tips, visas, optional activities, or any items of personal expenditure