Day

Description

 

Day 1

USA/Cairo, Egypt:

 Depart from New York (JFK) Airport on board Egypt Air non-stop to Cairo. Overnight onboard the plane. Inflight meals.

 

 

Day 2

Cairo:

 Arrive in Cairo where you will be met by an HLO representative, assisted through formalities, and transfer to your hotel. Welcome orientation, room assignment, and dinner suggestions immediately upon arrival at the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

 

 

Day 3

Cairo:

Pyramids, Sphinx & Its Temples. Your Egyptian adventure begins in Giza, where you will tour the world-famous Great Pyramids, Solar Boat Museum, and the legendary Sphinx.  Lunch at a countryside restaurant.

Afternoon tour to visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to the vast treasures of Tut.

Very early morning transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Kenya. BB, L

 

 

Day 4

Nairobi, Kenya / Arusha, Tanzania:

 Arrive Nairobi where you will be met and assisted through customs. Nairobi is a busy modern city with huge outdoor markets and wide boulevards, overhung in the season with flowering jacaranda and bougainvillea. Board our Safari vans and drive to a hotel for buffet breakfast, then on to Namanga, the Kenya & Tanzania border to change vans. Once immigration formalities are completed continue your drive to Arusha the nerve center of East Africa, the gateway to several National parks in the north country, and the point of departure for Kilimanjaro or Mount Meru excursions. Overnight in Arusha. BB, L, D

 

 

Day 5

Arusha / Tarangire National Park:

 After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park which is inhabited by most African species. Your lodge, nestled in the wooded hillside provides perfect viewing for the dusk spectacle unfolding along the banks of the Tarangire River. Overnight. BB, L, D

 

 

Day 6

Tarangire National Park / Lake Manyara / Ngorongoro:

 Morning drive to Lake Manyara National Park which is situated at the edge of the great rift valley, Lake Manyara is some 38 miles long. This stretch of water is a favorite place for pink flamingo and wading birds in general, further south where the forest gives way to the Savannah, keep looking up, for here the lions have a habit of perching in the trees. Picnic lunch then continue to Ngorongoro National Park. Overnight. BB, L, D

 

 

Day 7

Ngorongoro:

 This morning descend into the morning mists to the floor of the 2,000-foot deep crater for game viewing at it’s best in the world’s largest natural zoo! The animals of the crater can be approached at very close quarters giving you wonderful photographic opportunities! Morning and afternoon game drives are superb! (Lunch will be served on the Crater floor).BB, L, D

 

 

Day 8

Ngorongoro / Serengeti:

 After breakfast view game as you once again cross the vast Serengeti plains on your drive from Ngorongoro Crater. Stop to visit Olduvai Gorge then continue driving through the seemingly endless Serengeti plains viewing the dramatic scenery and numerous animals indigenous to the area during your morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight. BB, L, D

 

 

Day 9

Serengeti:

 Morning and afternoon game drives are included in this great wildlife reserve -- the Serengeti -- the "endless plains", the largest and most famous park in Tanzania. At times, there are over 35 species of plains game to view: Wildebeest, zebra, elephant, buffalo, rhino, giraffe and big cats are all to be seen. Overnight. BB, L, D

 

 

Day 10

Serengeti / Arusha / Nairobi:

 After breakfast, transfer to Seronera airstrip for your short flight to Arusha, arrive Arusha meet and transfer to Novotel Hotel for lunch. After lunch proceed to the Namanga border to change vans and cross to Kenya to continue driving to Nairobi for overnight. BB, L

 

 

Day 11

Nairobi / Cairo:

 Transfer to Nairobi Airport for your flight back to Cairo on Egypt Air. Arrive in Cairo, where you will be met and transferred to your Hotel. The afternoon is at leisure or choose an optional tour. BB

 

 

Day 12

Cairo/USA:

 Arrive in New York (JFK) airport at approximately 3:00 pm.  Welcome Back!!! Inflight meals.

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