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16 Day Masai Mara, Serengeti & Zanzibar Adventure

StartNairobi (Kenya)
EndDar es Salaam (Tanzania)
Duration: 16 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 35000.00AUD 3,125.00CAD 2,804.49EURO 2,080.86GBP 1,765.89USD 2,184.77

Our adventure tour starts early in Nairobi as we head for the Masai Mara, famous for its wildlife and tribal Masai warriors. We visit to Lake Nakuru, with its huge flocks of flamingos and rhinos en route to the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. Here we have a chance to track the Big 5 and large herds of wildebeest, zebra and other animals. Our final destination is Dar es Salaam, gateway to the spice island of Zanzibar, where we have a chance to relax and soak up the sun.

Countries visitingKenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar
Trip ID:DTATND16
Accommodation on tour:Camping

Highlights

  • Masai Mara
  • Masai village visit
  • Lake Nakuru
  • Lake Victoria
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Game drives
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Zanzibar

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.


Day 1:  Nairobi 
Today is an arrivals day. You have the chance to explore Nairobi on your own leisure

Meals:  None


Day 2:  Nairobi to Masai Mara
This morning we have breakfast and head towards the Masai Mara National Reserve.  On the way we may see some wildlife as we pass Narok. Tonight we camp at Acacia camp with some spectacular scenery.

Meals:  Lunch, Dinner
Included Activity: Masai Mara Excursion


Day 3:  Masai Mara
This morning as the dawn breaks we set out for a game drive into the Masai Mara Reserve. A multitude of wildlife can be seen that stretches over from the Serengeti National Park into the reserve. We go on search for the Big 5. Later in the day we have the option to tour to one of the Masai Manyatta’s in close proximity to where we are. Tonight we enjoy reminiscing over the day by the campfire.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity:  Masai Mara Game Reserve


Day 4: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru National Park
Tonight we stay in a beautiful campsite on a local farm on the outskirts of Nakuru which is near Lake Nakuru National Park.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park
Today we start our tour of Lake Nakuru National Park where a multitude of pink flamingos reside. We may also encounter black and white rhino as well as leopard, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and diverse antelope. Once we finish our game drive we make our way to our campsite later in the day.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity: Game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park


Day 6: Kisii/Kericho Area
This morning we have breakfast, depart the Masai Mara and make our way to Kisii/Kericho. We travel past stunning tea plantations as we drive.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 7: Musoma
Today we leave Kenya and travel towards Tanzania and it’s border. Tonight we camp on the banks of Lake Victoria in the fishing town of Musoma.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 8: Serengeti National Park
Today we drive to the Serengeti National Park which we reach just after lunch. We take a leisurely game drive as we head for our campsite. There is an abundance of game in this area, lots of cats as well as this is where the annual migration of Wildebeest, Zebras and gazelles take place. We enjoy our day looking for the Big 5.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater
This morning we are up early, pack up and take a game drive through the Serengeti National Park and head for the Ngorongoro Conservation area. We camp on the crater’s rim this evening.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Excursion


Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
This morning we take a game drive where we can see wildlife such as elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, lion and more. We make our way to our campsite outside of Arusha where we spend the night after a very exciting day.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 11: Arusha to Pangani
Today we leave Arusha and travel to a midway point close to Dar es Salaam, passing the town of Moshi where we can see the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 12: Pangani to Dar es Salaam
Today we drive to Dar es Salaam. We drive past abundant scenery and palm trees towards the Indian Ocean. Tonight we stay in a beautiful seaside campsite.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 13: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar (Optional)
Today we have the option to take a ferry from Dar es Salaam to “Spice Island” where we spend the next three nights.

Meals:  Breakfast
Included Activity: Spice Tour & Dhow cruise, Zanzibar Excursion


Day 14 & 15: Zanzibar
Today and for the next three days we explore Zanzibar at our own leisure. With it’s rich history and the old stone town there are many activities on offer. You could take a tour of the stunning beaches and giant tortoises of Prison island or scuba dive, take a fishing trip in a dhow. There are mopeds that you can take to get a glimpse of the most spectacular scenery that this are has. There is also an abundance of seafood restaurants and markets.

Meals:  None


Day 16: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
This afternoon we depart from Zanzibar and continue to Dar es Salaam for the night. This is where our tour comes to an end.

Meals:  None


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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 35000.00AUD 3,125.00CAD 2,804.49EURO 2,080.86GBP 1,765.89USD 2,184.77

Trip Price                 -         ZAR 35 000 per person

Local Payment         -        USD 1 620 

The Local Payment is separate and in addition to the trip price. This is paid on day 1 to your trip leader.

  • Camping Adventure
  • Qualified tour guides
  • Specially adapted overland vehicles
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • sleeping bag required
  • travel insurance and visas
  • all items of a personal nature
  • alcohol & beverages
  • snacks,
  • souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 16 Days

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