Tour overview

TRIP DURATION: 8 Nights / 9 days Taste of East Africa Safari
STARTS: Nairobi – Kenya  & ENDS: Arusha – Tanzania

SAFARI DESTINATIONS: Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro


  • Met by Lowana Tours representative and transferred to your overnight hotel upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta INT Airport (JKIA)
  • Stays at quality hotels, safari lodges, and tented camp accommodations.
  • Journeys of between 2 and 5 hours in a custom-built 4X4 safari jeep with a pop-up roof
  • An experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking driver-guide
  • Guaranteed wildlife sightings and captivating activities
NairobiEmara Ole Sereni1 NIGHTSD,B
AmboseliAmboseli Sopa Lodge2 NIGHTSL,D,B
Lake ManyaraL. Manyara Serena Safari Lodge1 NIGHTL,D,B
SerengetiSerengeti Serena Safari Lodge2 NIGHTSL,D,B
NgorongoroNgorongoro Serena Safari Lodge2 NIGHTSL,D,B
High Season : January 1st to February 28th, June 1st to October 31st,December 16th to January 3rd 2025
 2pax 3pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax SRS
Low Season: April 1st to May 31st
2pax3pax4 pax5 pax6 paxSRS
Mid-season: March 1st to March 31st, November 1st to December 15th
2pax3pax4 pax5 pax6 paxSRS


  • Airport Transfers from Jomo Kenyatta INT Airport to the Hotel and from Arusha to Kilimanjaro ANT Airport.
  • Full Board Accommodations – all Meals as detailed above (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, Dinner)
  • All Park fees and Entrance fees where applicable
  • Custom-built 4×4 safari jeep with pop-up roof for game viewing drives
  • Free Wi-Fi in the safari vehicle and complimentary internet in all the places of stay
  • An experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking driver-guide

Not Included

  • Costs for visa/passport/vaccinations/COVID tests
  • Optional/unlisted activities
  • Laundry service and tips
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
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Upon arrival in Nairobi - the Kenyan capital, you will be met by a Lowana Tours representative and transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Overnight: Emara Ole Sereni (B&B)
Emara Ole Sereni is a luxurious hotel with 148 rooms & suites in Nairobi. Enjoy a special experience with beguiling beauty of the park, fascinating culture and warm hospitality reminding you the beauty of Kenya. Whether it’s just the two of you or the extended family, spend days lounging in your spacious rooms and suites featuring unmatched views of the city and Nairobi National Park, modern decor, and high-tech facilities.


After breakfast, you will be driven to the natural wonderland of Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Mount Kilimanjaro, the still-glaciated monarch of Africa presides over Amboseli, thrusting three dizzying miles above the park’s grasslands. As Peter Matthiessen wrote in The Tree Where Man Was Born, “A snow peak in the tropics draws the heart to a fine shimmering painful point of joy.”
Overnight: Amboseli Sopa Lodge (L, D, B)
Discover the iconic Amboseli National Park, well known for its large herds of big-tusked elephants. A scenic park in its own right, Amboseli is synonymous with glorious views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with natural springs, the savannah, and woodlands. The park is an excellent place to view the Big Five, as well as lesser-known and rare wildlife species.


Enjoy early morning coffee & tea served with light snacks before departing for a pre-dawn game viewing drive within Amboseli before returning to the camp for a full breakfast. In the mid-morning, you have the option of visiting an authentic Maasai Village and thereafter, returning to the camp for lunch with a relaxed afternoon before embarking on another late afternoon game viewing drive and a sundowner at Observation Hill within Amboseli, returning to the camp after for refreshing, dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Amboseli Sopa Lodge (L, D, B)
Enjoy a varied array of activities, from exploring Amboseli National Park to thrilling safari activities, eco-tourism adventures, bush expeditions, and more. With plenty of wildlife to see, your game drives are likely to be filled with the delights of spotting game against the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro. The crowning moment comes when you reach Observation Hill for your sundowner. Elevated above the seasonal Amboseli marshes where elephants and other game wallow in the mud and feed on the lush vegetation, the observation hill gives you a commanding view of the Amboseli ecosystem as you relax to enjoy idyllic sunsets and sip on a glass of a bubbly drink. Experience the rich Maasai culture, unchanged over millennia. Encounter the marvels of the best-kept cultural heritage from its natives.


Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive in search of the predators and grazers. Extra exit game viewing drive as you leave Amboseli. Proceed on the cross-border drive into Tanzania. There shall be a stop for immigration formalities at the Namanga (Kenya / Tanzania) border town. The scenic drive is via Maasai country, distinct climatic zones and social regions. Lunch shall be at the Arusha town of Tanzania. Proceed to Lake Manyara for game viewing in search of the famous tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos. The Lake Manyara national park is small and scenic.
Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge (L, D & B)
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge welcomes you with a peaceful location amidst the rich wildlife and unsurpassed tranquility of Lake Manyara National Park. The lake is home to over 300 migratory birds including flamingoes, long-crested eagles and grey-headed kingfisher The Losimingori Suite offers a level of sophistication rarely seen in safari lodges. The spacious bedroom is impeccably appointed with a king-sized double bed with sumptuous furnishings and a marble ensuite bathroom. A separate sitting room provides panoramic views and includes a balcony.


Early morning game drive in L. Manyara followed by breakfast then proceed to Serengeti National Park viewing game enroute on your way to Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge for lunch followed by afternoon game drive. Return to your campsite for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (L, D & B)
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is an award-winning gem of a hotel in one of the most beautiful settings in Tanzania. Seamlessly blended high into an acacia-lined ridge, our African-style lodge and infinity pool offer panoramic views across the Serengeti’s vast, endless grasslands, where lions and cheetahs stalk their prey and massive migrating wildebeest herds darken the landscape in a relentless search for fresh grazing grounds. Serengeti Suite offers a spacious bedroom appointed with a King bed and a separate sitting room furnished with a fully stocked mini-bar, a digital multi-channel TV and a direct dial telephone.
A balloon safari allows you to drift in silence above the splendour of the Serengeti. After a 45-minute flight, your balloon will descend to the plains, where the ground crew will greet you with a glass of chilled champagne. Later, you’ll be treated to a full English breakfast, which is traditionally…


Morning and afternoon game drive in the Serengeti with a lunch and leisure break at Serengeti Serena lodge in the mid afternoon .The term ‘serengeti’ means endless plains in maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like, leopards, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of the wildebeest and zebras, which occurs between Serengeti and Kenya’s Maasai mara game reserve. Eagles, Flamingoes, duck, geese, and vultures are among the birds that can be seen in the park, Dinner and overnight in your campsite.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (L, D & B)
Serengeti National Park is a World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife: over 2 million ungulates, 4000 lions, 1000 leopard, 550 cheetahs and some 500 bird species inhabit an area close to 15,000 square kilometers in size. Join us on a safari and explore the endless Serengeti plains dotted with trees and kopjes from which majestic lions control their kingdom; gaze upon the Great Migration in awe or find an elusive leopard in a riverine forest. Or perhaps see everything from a bird’s-eye view and soar over the plains at sunrise during a hot air balloon safari. Accommodation options come in every price range - the sound of lions roaring at night is complimentary.


After early breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater arriving at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge in time for lunch. After lunch, descend 2000 ft. (670m) into the crater floor for full day crater tour with break for lunch at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. Black manned lions, rhinos, buffaloes, elephants and other grazing animals abound. Evening game drive, return to Ngorongoro wildlife campsite for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (L, D & B)
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) is a well-established wildlife management entity under the Tanzanian government, dedicated to managing the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (also known as NCA) and conserving its stately-natural splendor while striving to make it the world’s top tourism destination – Your best option for a future holiday is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in northern Tanzania. Its home to the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and “big 5” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino).


After leisurely breakfast drive to Arusha which takes approximately 3 hours and you will arrive in time for early lunch (11:30) at Shanga River House ( If time permits you will have a short walk for coffee tour also have the opportunity to see the beadwork made by the workers at Shanga before transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your homebound flight.
Shanga was founded in 2007 in Arusha, Tanzania when a local resident made a handful of fabric necklaces for a Christmas Fair. Combining local fabric with beads and her sons' marbles, she created a unique necklace that sold out within hours. The days after the fair were busy with - orders coming in for the necklaces from safari companies and gift shops. Shanga, the Swahili word for bead, was born.

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