Masai Safari Explorer

Explore the best of East Africa with highlights such as the Masai Mara, Amboseli, the Serengeti and so much more...
This scheduled safari departs New York on a Sunday.
Masai Safari Explorer

What we like...

  • Experience the majestic Masai Mara
  • Pink flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  • Stunning backdrops of Kilimanjaro in Amboseli
  • Migrational herds in the Serengeti
Air-Inclusive from
$8,699
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departure from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) on a Sunday between March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017

Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from New York (JFK) on your South African Airways flight to Johannesburg.

 

DAY 2: NAIROBI

On arrival in Johannesburg, board your connecting flight to Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Jacaranda Hotel

 
 

DAYS 3 - 4: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast we depart to the Masai Mara. Approximately a 5 hour drive will take us to the heart of Masai country and one of Kenya's natural marvels.

After lunch we will spend the rest of the afternoon on game drive.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara Masai Mara Masai Mara
 
 

DAY 5: LAKE NAIVASHA

After breakfast the safari continues to Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley

Overnight on a full board basis at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

 
 

DAY 6: LAKE NAIVASHA

Breakfast is followed by a boat trip on the lake (subject to water levels).

We then travel to Lake Nakuru for lunch and an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National park.

Overnight on a full board basis at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

 
 

DAYS 7 - 8: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and depart to Amboseli.

Lunch is at the renowned Carnivore restaurant in Nairobi. After which we continue to Amboseli National Park

In the afternoon you will depart on your first safari game drive in Amboseli with the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in the back drop.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Ambo Ellies Snow-capped Kili
 
 

DAY 9: ARUSHA

After breakfast you will be transferred to Namanga Border and onwards to Arusha.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the African Tulip Hotel

 
 

DAY 10: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart to Tarangire Lodge where you will enjoy your first safari drive and a lunch will be waiting upon arrival.

Overnight on a full board basis at Tarangire Sopa Lodge

 
 

DAYS 11 - 12: CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast depart to Serengeti Lodge where you will enjoy a safari drive en route.

Lunch at the lodge followed by an afternoon safari drive in the park.

Next day safari drive in the morning and afternoon in the park.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Serengeti Sopa Lodge

 
 

DAYS 13 - 14: NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast depart to Ngorongoro Lodge and enjoy a safari drive en route.

Indulge in a picnic lunch.

Full day safari drive in the crater while enjoying another picnic lunch that has been beautifully prepared.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Crater Ngorongoro Crater Ngorongoro Crater
 
 

DAY 15: NAIROBI

After breakfast you will be transferred to Manyara Airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will connect to Wilson Airport.

On arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Jacaranda Hotel

 

DAY 16: DEPARTURE

After breakfast we will depart back to Nairobi. The approximate 3 hour drive will have us arrive around lunch time, when our safari will end at the airport where you will board your flight to Johannesburg and connecting flight to the US.

 

DAY 17: TRAVELING

Arrival in the USA at New York (JFK) Airport

 

NOTE

This tour can begin in Washington Dulles instead of New York, however, this would necessitate an overnight stop in Johannesburg at the beginning of the journey before flying to Nairobi. Please contact us for prices for this option.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB); Regional coach air (Johannesburg - Nairobi - Johannesburg); Accommodations as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary; Transport in a 4x4 adapted safari vehicle; All park fees and activates as mentioned in the itinerary

 

EXCLUDES

Add on air from other US cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry, etc; Gratuities for rangers / guides / drivers

 

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. Should you wish to substitute your accommodation to any of our preferred Partner hotels, please feel free to speak to our Africa Experts.

Call us on 1-855-359-7228

Air-Inclusive from
$8,699
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departure from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) on a Sunday between March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of July 21, 2016 for scheduled departures from New York (JFK) on a Sunday between March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.
*Travel between April and May 2016 necessitates a minimum of 4 passengers per departure