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Maasai Mara Lake National Park
2 Serengeti 3
1 Nairobi Amboseli
National Park
All internal flights are included.
DAY1 Welcometo
| Nairobi, Kenya
Afterimmigrationandcustoms, you’ll be met and escorted to the landmark Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.
Fly into the DAY 2 | Maasai Mara
ANDA National Kigali Park
Ngorongoro Crater 2 Lake Manyara 1
The thrill + romance of a classic safari
+ Our stylish safari camps in the Serengeti are tucked away in the most remote, uncrowded areas for unmatched wildlife viewing anytime of year!
+ Perched on the rim of Ngorongoro, our luxury camp enjoys privileged access for a more private game-viewing experience on the crater floor.
+ Morning and afternoon safari drives in our special 6-passenger open-top jeeps mean unobstructed views for all our guests.
+ Float silently above the golden grasslands of the Maasai Mara on our included hot air balloon safari.
+ Gain understanding and insight into life beyond the game parks with our specially-arranged cultural experiences.
+ Includes  2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
for Private or Custom Safari Arrangements CALL 800-221-2216
Both the Giraffe Center and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust are hailed
to large herds of herbivores and their ferocious predators! After lunch, luxuriate in the ambience of the Fairmont Club before an exhilarating safari drive and another chance to spot all of the Big Five. meals b+l+d
DAY4 Intheshadowof | Mt. Kilimanjaro
Enjoy a morning game drive before your flight via Nairobi to Amboseli National Park. Set against the majestic silhouette of Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is heralded for its quintessentially African landscapes of open plains, rolling savanna
and acacia woodlands. Spend two nights at Ol Tukai Lodge. meals b+l+d
Morning + afternoon
game drives
Amboseli is the best place in Africa to get close to herds of free-ranging elephants... and that is exactly what you’ll do with our safari guides. This is the day you might also check impala, lion, cheetah and zebra off your list. meals b+l+d
Through the
Great Rift Valley
Cross the border into Tanzania for lunch in Arusha and journey across the magnificent Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the prettiest and most wildlife-rich parks in the country. Check in to the deluxe Lake Manyara Serena
Lake Manyara
Lodge and enjoy a thrilling evening game drive. Be on the lookout for Manyara’s unusual tree-climbing lions that retreat into the branches of the umbrella tree. meals b+l+d
Onward to DAY7|Ngorongoro
Set out this morning to spot
the flocks of flamingos, herons and pelicans that gather on the lakeshore as well as Sykes’ monkeys, olive baboons and bushbuck. Midday finds you gazing across the world’s largest intact caldera from your luxury tent at Lemala Ngorongoro. Later, thoughtful engagement with Maasai villagers reveals the challenges and rewards of life in East Africa. meals b+l+d
You’ll be first on DAY 8 | the crater floor!
Encircled by mountains, the open grasslands of Ngorongoro are easy for officials to patrol, resulting in healthy populations of endangered species like black rhino and cheetah. And with Lemala’s privileged access, you’ll bypass the long line of vehicles at the main entry for unmatched game-viewing on the crater floor before other visitors have even arrived. Return to camp for lunch and a relaxing afternoon. meals b+l+d
for helping to save the Rothschild giraffe, elephant and rhino. But it was the passion to preserve Kenya’s wildlife that drove two families to establish these organizations that will inspire you. Dine at Tamambo Karen Blixen, set on the author’s former homestead, before flying into the Maasai Mara where big game roam in the same super-abundance that thrilled Teddy Roosevelt. You’ll be welcomed by Maasai dancers and cool eucalyptus-scented towels. At the Fairmont Mara Safari Club, unwind on your private verandah overlooking the hippo and crocodile- filled Mara River. meals b+l+d
DAY 3 Ballooning over | the Maasai Mara
The sun’s rays are just beginning
to flicker across the sky as you float silently above the golden game-filled expanse of the Maasai Mara, home
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