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This tour forms part of our Scheduled & Overland tour collection.

This comprehensive East African safari will bring you to all of Kenya and Tanzania's most renowned game-viewing destinations, with highlights such as the Masai Mara, the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater.

The journey starts off in Nairobi, before you make your way to the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. After exploring this pristine piece of land, you will continue on to visit Lake Nakuru National Park and Amboseli National Park before crossing the border.

In Tanzania your journey brings you to Lake Manyara National park, the renowned Serengeti National park and the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater. End off with a visit to the famous Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi before returning to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Road safari covering top parks in Kenya
  • Big 5 game viewing in Kenya's Masai Mara & Tanzania's Serengeti
  • Witness the migration in season
  • View the incredible sites of Ngorongoro Crater & Mount Kilimanjaro
  • See hundreds of elephants in Amboseli & Tarangire 
  • Meet traditional Maasai warriors
  • Enthusiastic, knowledgeable driver-guide
  • Guaranteed window seat 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Nairobi

Arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you are met and transferred to the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The rest of the day is yours to either relax or explore this vibrant city.

Days 2-3

Discover the Masai Mara

Set out on your drive to the Masai Mara National Reserve - one of Kenya's prime game-viewing destinations. Arrive at the Mara Sopa Lodge in time for lunch, after which you’ll head out on your first exciting game drive in the afternoon.

The next day will be dedicated to exploring this vast landscape on morning and afternoon game drives. Known to host the Great Migration of thousands of zebra and wildebeest, this region is home to a wide range of wildlife, including Africa's Big 5.

Day 4

See the wildlife of Lake Nakuru

After enjoying breakfast at the lodge, head off across the beautiful Kenyan landscape to Lake Nakuru National Park where you'll be spending the night at Lake Nakuru Lodge. After lunch, you will go on a game drive as you head out to see the large herds of giraffe and antelope.

Days 5-6

See the swamps of Amboseli

After breakfast, set off for Lake Naivasha for a boat ride around this stunning lake. Afterwards continue south to Amboseli National Park, stopping for a delicious picnic lunch en route. Arrive at this compact reserve sheltered by the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro where you’ll enjoy an afternoon game drive after checking in at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

The next day will also be dedicated to experiencing these new surroundings. Venture out on a full day of game viewing with a break at mid-day for delicious hot picnic lunch. Keep your eyes open for the plentiful wildlife found in and around the Amboseli forest and swamps.

Day 7

Cross the Tanzanian border

Enjoy one last breakfast in Kenya before heading off to the Namanga border post where you’ll cross over into Tanzania. Continue on toward the town of Arusha - the safari headquarters of Tanzania - to enjoy a relaxed lunch.

Travel on to the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara National Park. Arrive at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge just in time to enjoy a peaceful dinner.

Days 8-9

Drink in the Serengeti

After exploring the impressive surroundings of Lake Manyara National Park on a morning game drive, enjoy lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon, you’ll head off to the mighty Serengeti - Tanzania's prime wildlife destination. Enjoy your first game drive in this magnificent reserve on your way to the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

The next day you will go on morning and afternoon game drives to search for the Big 5 and the thousands of other plains game that can be found in this incredible landscape. Take a break from the heat and enjoy lunch and a refreshing dip in the lodge's swimming pool.

Days 10-11

Descend the Ngorongoro Crater

After one last morning game drive in the Serengeti you’ll continue your journey on to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Visit a local Maasai village along the way and enjoy a scrumptious picnic lunch. Arrive at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

The next morning you will go on an unforgettable game drive on the floor of this, the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, to see the many different animals that make it their home. As the crater floor encompasses many different habitats, it promises truly excellent game viewing.

Day 12

Discover the Tarangire National Park

Depart for the Tarangire National Park, arriving in time for lunch and a siesta at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge. The afternoon is spent on one last safari of the tour in this unique park.

The red, dusty landscape is home to a surprising number of animals who find water in this arid land by scratching in the dry riverbeds.

Day 13

Reach the end of the road

Leave Tarangire after breakfast and head back to Arusha where you’ll stop for lunch. Continue your drive to Nairobi where you can indulge in an optional dinner at the famous Carnivore restaurant in the evening before transferring to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward travels.

Inclusions

  • 1 night accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
  • Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or border
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • All airport, Namanga/Taveta transfers in Kenya and Tanzania in a safari cruiser
  • Game drives in a 4x4 with an English speaking driver-guide on shared basis
  • 11 nights accommodation on full board basis
  • All transport and game drives in Kenya in a safari minibus (with seven window seats) with an English speaking driver-guide on shared basis
  • 500ml bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 15 Dec 2014 $4740
  • 16 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 $5150
  • 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Jan 2015 $5150
  • 01 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015 $5150
  • 01 Mar 2015 - 31 Mar 2015 $4760
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 20 May 2015 $4205
  • 21 May 2015 - 24 Jun 2015 $5040
  • 25 Jun 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $5225
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 15 Dec 2015 $4795

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"One of our most popular trips covering the best of Kenya and Tanzania without spending a fortune."

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