These safari tour of Kenya and Tanzania takes you to Masai Mara,
Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti.With more than 50 parks to
choose from in Kenya alone, and almost 25% of Tanzania protected as
nature reserves, it's hard to decide where to go. But everyone agrees
that the Masai Mara park in Kenya and the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
are must-visit sites. Our Best of Kenya & Tanzania Wildlife Safari
includes them all plus a lot more! And like all East Africa Safari
tours, you'll enjoy the best of Kenya and Tanzania at prices that are as
amazing as the countries themselves.
Tour Length: 9 days 8 nights
1st January to 30th June - Price $ 2100 per person
1st July to 31st October - Price $ 2250 per person
1st November to 31st December - Price $2100 per person
Itinerary / Program
Day 1: Nairobi / Mara
Depart from Nairobi in the morning and head southward to the
viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley. Continue to Narok a small Masai
town for lunch then to Masai Mara for an afternoon game viewing. Dinner
and night at the campsite.
Day 2: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives from the comfortable base of the
camp, explore the parks amazingly high concentration of game. This game
reserve is Kenya's finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants, well
over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Although July,
August and September are the months when the Mara plains are filled with
migrating wildebeest and zebra, there is also resident wildlife year
round. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the
game reserve. Dinner and overnight at the Campsite.
Day 3: Masai Mara / Nairobi
An early morning game drive followed by late breakfast and a
departure to Nairobi stopping sporadically for the breathtaking
panoramic views of the rift valley and adjacent landforms. The tour ends
in Nairobi late in the afternoon for an overnight at the Sandton Palace
Day 4: Nairobi / Arusha.
Pick up from your hotels in Nairobi at 7.30 am drive to Arusha with a
stopover at the border post for immigration formalities, arrive in
Arusha to be met by one of our staff followed by safari
briefing,overnight in Arusha Hotel.
Day 5: Arusha / Lake Manyara.
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 8.30 am and proceed to Lake
Manyara National Park for afternoon game drive. A good network of tracks
and roads in the park allows excellent game viewing opportunities.
Animals seen include buffalo and elephant. Other animals present that
can be seen with luck are the tree climbing lions, leopard and black
rhino. Lesser flamingos and Egyptian geese are some of the birds seen
here. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 6: Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast,leave lake Manyara for Ngorongoro crater arriving in
the afternoon, 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.
Day 7: Ngorongoro / Serengeti
Leave Ngorongoro after breakfast for Serengeti arriving in time for
lunch after lunch proceed for afternoon game drive in this unique park
to see the many animals, dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera
Day 8: Serengeti
Morning and afternoon game drive in the Serengeti with a lunch and
leisure break at the lodge or campsite in the mid afternoon .The term
'Serengeti' means endless plains in Masai 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 Masai Mara game
reserve. Eagles, Flamingos, duck, geese, vultures are among the birds
that can be seen in the park, Dinner and overnight in your campsite.
Day 9: Serengeti- Arusha
After breakfast leave the campsite for game viewing on your way out
of Serengeti, drive to Arusha via Mto wa Mbu village where the tour ends
in the afternoon
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Park entry fee
- Accommodation in tents with 2 persons per tent and all meals in Masai Mara
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Government taxes
- Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara - US$ 455 per person extra (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
- Extras - tips, drinks etc
- Items of personal use I.e Towels, Soap etc
- Holiday supplements
NB: Please note that the tour can be upgraded to a more luxury lodge accommodations at extra cost.