Explore some of the best of Africa on our luxury safari to Tanzania and Kenya. On this shorter safari, you'll experience world-class wildlife viewing. Nights are spent at hand-picked luxury accommodations, completely surrounded by wild creatures including herds of zebras and wildebeest. Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Masai Mara are homes to the 'Big Five,' as well as cheetahs, hyenas, crocodile and much more...

5 Nights 6 Days Available on request Nairobi, Kenya
Detailed itinerary

Day 1: 
Arrival Nairobi, Kenya.
 A Shrike Safaris representative will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your tonight's lodge, Giraffe Manor.

The Giraffe Manor, Africa's pride of international celebrity. Since its founders, Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville rescued a baby giraffe named Daisy from a heavily-poached area of western Kenya in 1974, their home has become a household name among wildlife lovers worldwide - and Daisy a star in her own right.  Today, Daisy's home has been opened to the world - and provides what is 
felt is the very best place to begin or end your safari or if in a conference or transit it worth coming close to wildlife from the bustle of the city where you feed giraffes with your own hands and have the closest touch.    

Dinner and overnight at:-    

  • Accommodation:   Giraffe Manor.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |

Day 2: 
| Nairobi | Masai Mara Game Reserve

  • Flight: Nairobi, KE (Wilson) to Masai Mara via Naivasha Loldia  Departing 10:00 am ‐ Arriving 11:00 am (1hr) (Economy)

You will be picked up in the morning by a  Shrike Safaris representative and get transferred to Wilson airport for departure to Maasai Mara. There might be a few stops at other lodges along the way. You will arrive in Mara at lunch time. Enjoy your hot lunch then relax for a while at the lodge before going for afternoon game viewing. 

Dinner and overnight at:-    

  • Accommodation:   Mara Sopa Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |

Day 3: 
| Masai Mara | Lake Manyara National park |

  • Flight: Masai Mara to Wilson Airport  Departing 11:00 ‐ Arriving 12:15 (1hr) (Economy)           
  • Flight: Wilson Airport to Lake Manyara Airstrip  Departing 12:40 – 15:15 (2hr35min)               

         ‐ with a connection  at Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania

On arrival at Lake Manyara enjoy a thrilling game drive as you will be picked up at the airstrip and proceed with afternoon game viewing

Lake Manyara National Park, a destination famously held dear to Hemingway. Upon taking in the scenery of the ground water forest, you quickly realize why he named it his favorite park in all of Africa. The expert guide gives you the chance to search for elusive tree-climbing lions resting after a successful hunt, hippos cooling off in the water, and flamingoes flocking together in their natural habitat.

Dinner and overnight at:-    

  • Accommodation:   Lake Manyara  Tree Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |

Day 4: 
| Lake Manyara | Great Rift Valley | Ngorongoro Crater |

After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater with a stop over at the Great Rift valley escarpment and the green forest of Ngorongoro Highland. Enjoy full-day game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro crater, which has been declared a world heritage site, lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers more than 8000 sq.km  With an area of 304 sq. km. the crater is the home of up to 30,000 large mammals. More than 100 species of birds not found in the Serengeti have been recorded here. This is the world's largest unbroken caldera and the 8th wonder of the world.  Our friendly safari guide is always happy to share with you about the behind the scene perspectives about the formation of the caldera, ecological facts and much much more..!

This is the only place in Africa where it is easy to find big cats like lions (5 prides of lions have been recorded), cheetah, clans of hyena, jackals, serval cats a few to mention. Search out for rarely seen black rhino

After a day of exploration, you retire to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, which offers the epitome of safari elegance. Relax by the rim of the Crater with your sundowner in hand or head to bed to rest up for tomorrow’s Serengeti adventures.

Dinner and overnight at:-    

  • Accommodation:   Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Breakfast | Lunch | Hot Dinner |

Day 5: 
| Ngorongoro | Serengeti National park | Kia Lodge.
After early breakfast, pack all your belongings, drive to Lake Manyara airstrip to take a local flight to the Serengeti with a decent lunch at Four Seasons Lodge!

  • Flight: Lake Manyara Airstrip to Seronera airstrip  Departing 08:20 ‐ Arriving 08:55

Serengeti is arguably the Africa’s breathtaking National park. It is the home of millions of large mammals, including what is so called the Big 5: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and the rarely seen black rhinoceros. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area, birds of prey, vultures, lovebirds, cranes, Bateleur, weavers, and our very own Shrike-Northern White-crowned Shrike. 
It is here where the world’s great migration takes place annually. Nile Crocodiles, the largest crocodile lie in wait in Serengeti rivers.

After a decent lunch at Four Seasons Lodge, proceed with game viewing and later start heading to Seronera airstrip where you will board your scheduled flight Kilimanjaro International airport and get transferred to KIA lodge, close to the airport. 

  • Flight: Seronera airstrip to Kilimanjaro airport  Departing 16:45 ‐ Arriving 18:30 

Dinner and overnight at:-    

  • Accommodation:   Kia Lodge.
  • Meals included:   | Hot Dinner | Breakfast |

Day 6: 
Kilimanjaro Airport | Jomo Kenyatta airport | Seychelles Island
After breakfast, pack all your belongings drive for approximately 2hrs to Kilimanjaro airport to take an hour flight to Nairobi and connect with a flight to Seychelles.

  • Flight: Kilimanjaro airport to Jomo Kenyatta  Departing 06:00 ‐ Arriving 07:00 (Economy) 
  • Flight: Jomo Kenyatta to Seychelles  Departing 11:10 ‐ Arriving 15:25 (Economy) 

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What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All entrance fees
  • All transfers and Pick ups
  • Unlimited mileage for game viewing
  • Guaranteed departure.
  • All Meals from start to completion
  • Guaranteed window seat and Game viewing as per itinerary
  • Flying Doctor’s emergency evacuation out of the bush while on safari.
  • The services of our knowledgeable English speaking safari guide
  • 4WD Safari vehicle with a roof hatch that ‘pops up’ to enable easy viewing and photography 
  • Complimentary bottled water while on game viewing.
  • Vegetarian meals can be served upon request.
  • Teas and coffee

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Visa (Available at the airport upon arrival)
  • Travel insurance
  • Inoculation and medication costs of any kind.
  • Any purchases of goods at the Safari Shops,
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
Pickup point
Here is where we will meet, don't get lost!
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya View on Map