The Grand Safari

Our most established “Signature Safari” is perfect for the first time visitor with time to explore East Africa’s eight finest wildlife sanctuaries including Arusha, Serengeti in northern Tanzania and Ngorongoro and the Amboseli, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara sanctuaries in Kenya. This all inclusive safari offers more wildlife viewing time than any other safari in East Africa, with two night stays at almost every location. It also represents excellent value and also includes nine “Exclusive Experiences” at no additional cost. You can extend your safari with a few nights on the exotic island of Zanzibar. Call Wildlife Safari for more information.

  • Day 1:

  • Arusha

Lake Duluti Lodge

Arrive in Kilimanjaro airport, where a Wildlife Safari representative will meet you after you clear immigration & customs and transfer you to your small boutique hotel overlooking Lake Diluti. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the property.

  • Day 2 & 3:

  • Serengeti

Serengeti Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Early morning transfer to Kilimanjaro airport and fly to Serengeti. Spend two days game viewing in the Serengeti National Park with early morning and late afternoon game viewing drives. An optional dawn hot air balloon excursion is also available at a very special rate.

  • Day 4:

  • Ngorongoro

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Game viewing over the vast Serengeti plains, with an optional stop at Olduvai Gorge to visit the small museum displaying Stone Age artefacts. Arrive at your lodge, built into the crater rim.

  • Day 5:

  • Ngorongoro

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Early morning descent by four wheel drive vehicle to the crater floor for a morning of wildlife viewing. Enjoy a picnic breakfast before proceeding on your game viewing drive. Return to your lodge for a late lunch and the rest of your afternoon will be at leisure.

  • Day 6:

  • Amboseli

Amboseli Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Morning drive back to Arusha for lunch. Continue driving back to Namanga and cross back to Kenya entering the Amboseli National Park. Afternoon game viewing drive with the snowcapped summit of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, as a back drop.

  • Day 7:

  • Amboseli

Amboseli Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Dawn game viewing drive in Amboseli with excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear morning. Return to your lodge for a late breakfast and spend the rest of the morning relaxing by the swimming pool. Another game viewing drive late this afternoon around the lakes and springs fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro, home to a multitude of bird and animal species. Enjoy a special dinner “under the stars” this evening at your safari lodge.

  • Day 8 & 9:

  • Mount Kenya

Sweetwater’s Tented Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

An early breakfast and depart Amboseli, stopping in Nairobi for quick lunch before continuing to the equator, arriving at Ol Pejeta, one of the few private wildlife sanctuaries in the country located on the plains of Mount Kenya. Enjoy a late afternoon game viewing drive in the sanctuary before arriving at your luxury safari camp. Enjoy a full day of game viewing drive, the following day, at Ol Pejeta, once the private property of a former billionaire, is now owned by a conservation organization. It has the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya and is also an important rhino breeding facility. Your luxury tented camp overlooks a floodlit waterhole and the snow capped summit of Mount Kenya in the distance. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the farmhouse dining room.

  • Day 10 & 11:

  • Rift Valley

Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Morning breakfast then drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed for the evening game viewing drive returning to the lodge late in the evening. The following day, enjoy a full day of game viewing at Lake Nakuru National Park. The name Nakuru means "Dust or Dusty Place" in the Maasai language. The Lake is protected under the Ramsar Site Convention as a wetland area. It is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores. Your Lodge is located on a range of hills that form the western limits of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. It offers spectacular views over the vastness of Africa and also overlooks the lake and its surrounding. Return in the evening for dinner and overnight.

  • Day 12:

  • Masai Mara

Mara Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Breakfast and drive into the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara Game Reserve where you will pass wildlife herds on the vast plains as your game viewing drive takes you to the luxurious Mara Serena Lodge. Lunch and late afternoon game viewing in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

  • Day 13 & 14:

  • Maasai Mara

Mara Serena Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Two full days of game viewing in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Herds of wildebeest and zebra wander across the Mara grasslands during the annual migration from the Serengeti. Lion, leopard and cheetah are never far behind. Your guide may organise a full day game viewing drive with a magnificent picnic lunch. You will also enjoy our ‘Dinner on the Masai Mara’ with traditional Masai tribal dancing.

  • Day 15:

  • Depart for Nairobi

Depart Nairobi(Breakfast)

A final early morning game viewing drive, followed by our special “breakfast with the hippo” along the Mara River in the sanctuary. Transfer to the airstrip and fly back to Nairobi, where your Wildlife Safari guest manager will meet and escort you to Nairobi airport for your departing flight or extend your stay with an overnight in Nairobi, at additional cost.

  • January 8800
  • February 8800
  • March 7200
  • April 6300
  • May 6300
  • June 8800
  • July 8800
  • August 8800
  • September 8800
  • October 8800
  • November 8800
  • December 8800
  • Hot Air Balloon 500

Single room supplements available on request

Safari Dates & Rates (US$ per person)

2017 Safari Dates (Arrival Nairobi)

  • January 2
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 11
  • Luxury accommodation for the entire safari
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner (B,L,D) as indicated
  • Ground transport by custom built 4WD vehicles
  • Window seat for the entire safari guaranteed
  • Services of an experienced Wildlife Safari guide
  • Safari briefing on arrival in Nairobi
  • Two domestic flights as indicated
  • All national park fees and government taxes
  • Airport transfers with our “meet & greet” service
  • Services of a Wildlife Safari guest liaison
  • Document wallet, luggage tags and guide map
  • Wildlife Safari hat and stamped postcards
  • The Amboseli Reforestation tree planting
  • Special dinner under the stars in Amboseli
  • Masai Mara “bush dinner” with tribal dancing
  • Masai Mara “breakfast with the hippo”
  • Special farewell gift from Wildlife Safari

Zanzibar

A small and exotic Indian Ocean Island just off the Tanzanian mainland once ruled by Omani Sultans. Spend a few days exploring the historic Stone town precinct or just relaxing at a beach resort. Wildlife Safari has a choice of small, boutique hotel in Stone town or one of Zanzibar’s pristine beaches, or both.

Victoria Falls - Zambia & Zimbabwe Border

One of the world’s natural wonders on the Zambia & Zimbabwe border where the Zambezi River cascades over. View the mighty falls on foot, aircraft, helicopter, boat or whitewater raft and be awed by its sheer size and power. Wildlife Safari offers hotels and lodges in both countries, with easy flight access from Johannesburg or Nairobi.

Kruger National Park - South Africa

Is surrounded on its western border by a patchwork quilt of small, private wildlife sanctuaries each with one or more luxury safari lodges. Game viewing by open vehicle or foot with an armed guide (mainly for atmosphere) and tracker. While it’s not the massive numbers of wildlife as East Africa, the species biodiversity compensates and is easily reached by air from Johannesburg or Livingston.

Rovos Rail - South Africa

Any visit to Southern Africa would be incomplete without a journey on Rovos Rail, the world’s most luxurious train. Frequent departures from its base in Pretoria to Cape Town and Victoria Falls on exceptional, all inclusive, three day journeys are available year round as well as special departures to Durban, Namibia and Tanzania.

Okavango Delta - Botswana

The world’s largest system of waterways fed by the clear waters filtered through the Klahari Desert. It’s a pristine wilderness with a multitude of wildlife species. Small intimate safari camps built on islands within the delta offer excellent accommodations and cuisine, while your guides will show you a unique part of Africa. Excellent air connections exist from Johannesburg, Victoria Falls or Windhoek.

Cape Town - South Africa

Africa’s “Mother City” is one of the most beautiful, cosmopolitan cities in the world, home to the most dynamic mix in multicultural South Africa. Wildlife Safari has something for everyone, luxury hotels, quaint inns, fabulous cuisine, fantastic shopping and vibrant entertainment, all with some of the friendliest people anywhere in the world.

Seychelles, Mauritius & Madagascar

Three Indian Ocean island nations each unique, with something for everyone. The Seychelles comprise over a hundred islands, most uninhabited, but a few others with pristine beaches and outstanding resorts. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, with rare flora and fauna, waiting to the discovered by adventure minded travelers. Mauritius, a sub tropical island in the southwest Indian Ocean, has been a cultural crossroads for centuries and is now at tourism crossroads, with numerous luxury resorts and attractions.

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