Tour Name: Historic Ethiopia and Best of Kenya Safari
Tour Code: IETT 022
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & Lodges
Monasteries on Lake Tana, Castles of Gondar, breathtaking Simien Mountains, ancient Axum with the house of the Ark of the Covenant, rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and Kenya’s rich Wild life with the possibility of the Great Migration.
Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour. Hotel.
Day 02: Morning flight to Bahirdar to visit the monasteries on Lake Tana and the Blue Nile falls.
Day 03: Morning drive to Gondar to explore the 17th C capital with its Castles and colorful monastery.
Day 04: Excursion to the Simien Mountains National park to see some of the endemic animals and the breathtaking landscape.
Day 05: Morning flight to Lalibela to visit the famous rock-hewn churches.
Day 06: Morning flight to Axum to visit the archaeological sites with the Steleas and the church of St. Mary Zion where the original Ark of the Covenant is kept.
Day 07: Flight back to Addis and afternoon time for shopping.
Day 08: Flight to Nairobi where you will be met by your driver guide and drive to the famous Maasai Mara game reserve. Late afternoon game drive.
Day 09: Full day in the Maasai Mara reserve with morning and late afternoon game drives.
Day 10: Morning enjoy anther game drive in the reserve and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park which is often called as “The birdwatchers’ paradise’’ with over 450 species of birds.
Day 11: Depart for a drive to Samburu for another game drive in the park.
Day 12: Full day in the park for another game drive to see more interesting animals and birds.
Day 13: Depart for a drive to OlPejeta Conservancy through the kikuyu farmlands, along the way, stop at the Equator point briefly game drives at OlPejeta Conservancy along with a visit to see the Chimpanzees and Baraka, the black rhino.
Day 14: Early morning game drive before you drive back to Nairobi and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.