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15 Day Best of Kenya and Tanzania Safari

StartNairobi (Kenya)
EndNairobi (Kenya)
Duration: 15 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 48840.00AUD 4,360.71CAD 3,913.46EURO 2,903.69GBP 2,464.18USD 3,048.69

A fantastic safari taking in the wildlife and Big 5 of the Serengeti, Masai Mara and Ngorongoro Crater. Spend time in a Masai Village and experience this ancient warrior culture. Take in thousands of pink flamingos in flight, and the magnificent scenery of the Great Rift Valley. A great safari with a focus on wildlife.

Countries visitingKenya, Tanzania
Trip ID:DTYGOCC
Accommodation on tour:Camping

Highlights

  • Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Big 5 Game Drives
  • Flamingos
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Hells Gate National Park
  • Visit a traditional Masai Village
  • Masai Mara National Park Big 5 Game Drives
  • Great East African Rift Valley
  • Lake Victoria
  • Big 5 Safaris in Serengeti National Park
  • Big 5 Safari in Ngorongoro Crater
  • African Markets in Musoma

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 our welcome meeting is at 6pm, where your passport and insurance details will be checked. If you have arrived early there are plenty of optional activities to go enjoy.

Optional Activities: National Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas of Kenya, Langata Giraffe Sanctuary, Nairobi National Park Safari Walk
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: None


Day 2:  Lake Nakuru
Today we drive north west for some magnificent views of the Great rift valley, Lake Naivasha and Elementaita, making our way to Lake Nakuru National Park. There is an opportunity for viewing wildlife such as rhino and the Big 5.  Our camp is situated outside the park.

Included Activities: Lake Nakuru – Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3:  Lake Naivasha
Today we go to a village close by where we can interact with the villagers. From Lake Nakuru we drive to our camp close to Lake Naivasha, home to many hippos and a multitude of bird species. This evening our campsite has WiFi at the bar, there is an ATM and a market during the day to gather supplies.

Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activities: Village walk


Day 4: Lake Naivasha
Today we can explore the area at our own leisure with a wide variety of optional activities on offer.

Optional Activities: Bike hire, boat trip, Hells Gate National Park, Walk in Crater Lake Game Sanctuary
Accommodation: Bush Camp (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 5: Loita Hills – Masai Village
Today we leave Lake Naivasha and we stop in Narok to do some food shopping. We drive further stopping for lunch along the way. We travel through the Great Rift Valley and to the area of Loita hills. This is where the Masai tribes people reside. They are colourful in their red dress and unusual jewellery. We learn more about their culture and traditions from a local elder.

Included Activity: Cultural talk and village visit
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve
We travel from Loita to Masai Mara, an amazing African experience with it’s scattered open plains and some of the world’s most magnificent animals. We set up camp and have some lunch, then we take 4 x 4 vehicles and enjoy a game drive. Tonight our campsite is situated outside of the national reserve. There is an option to upgrade.

Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve
Today we enjoy a full day of game viewing in the Masai Mara National Reserve in 4 x 4 vehicles. There is an abundance of wildlife to see. We can take an optional balloon ride over the reserve at sunrise.

Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with Facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Balloon Ride


Day 8: Nairobi
Today we travel back to Nairobi where we can unwind at a hotel, go for a swim or walk around the city.

Optional Activities: national Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Bomas, Nairobi, Langata Giraffe Sanctuary, Nairobi National Park Safari Walk
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Day 9: Kisii
Today we get on the safari truck and drive west to Kisii. Our journey takes us past the tea-growing highlands and the Masai land. We have a homestead lunch in Kericho.

Accommodation: Basic Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 10: Lake Victoria
We drive to the Kenya-Tanzania border and make our way to Lake Victoria, the biggest tropical lake in the world. Enjoy some of the optional activities on offer such as a bike ride, visiting an African market or unwinding next to the lake. There is an ATM and a local market to gather some supplies. We camp on the shores of the lake this evening.

Included Highlights: Kisii – Soapstone carving cooperative
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activities: Bike Excursion around Musoma with local guide


Day 11: Serengeti National Park
Today we drive from Lake Victoria to the Serengeti National Park gate. We have a lovely picnic lunch at the entrance of the park. We take a game drive as we make our way to our campsite. There is an abundance of wildlife in the Serengeti and our camp is in the park where we can listen to the night-time noises of wild Africa.

Included Activities: Serengeti Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with basic facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 12: Serengeti National Park
This morning we have a game drive at dawn. While the animals are at their most active period during the day. Around 11am we enjoy brunch and then take some time to unwind. We take another trip through the park at dusk. There is also a chance to take an  optional balloon ride.

Included Activity: Serengeti Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with basic facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Balloon Ride


Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater
Today we have a game drive as we exit the park. We have lunch and then reach the Ngorongoro Conservation area. Our campsite tonight, has some stunning views of the volcanic peeks and grasslands.

Included Activities: Serengeti Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 14: Ngorongoro Crater/Mto Wa Mbu
Ngorongoro Crater is the habitat to around 30 000 animals. These include wildlife like black rhino, lion, leopard, elephant, impala, zebra and hippo. There are some amazing opportunities to get some great photos. Later in the day we can take a guided walk around the farming region before a lovely traditional meal is enjoyed. Tonight our campsite is situated in Mto wa Mbu with possible upgrades.

Included Activity: Ngorongoro 4 x 4 game drive, Mto Wa Mbu village walk and market visit
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 15: Nairobi
This morning we head out early to the border of Kenya and then Nairobi where our adventure comes to an end.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 48840.00AUD 4,360.71CAD 3,913.46EURO 2,903.69GBP 2,464.18USD 3,048.69

Trip Price -                    ZAR 48 840 per person sharing

Single Supplement -    ZAR 5 950 (optional)

Prices for this tour are seasonal dependent, please speak to your consultant for up to date pricing for your travel period.  

  • Fully equipped Overland vehicle
  • Accommodation is in twin share dome tents
  • Some campsites have a swimming pool, restaurant and bar
  • Sleeping Bag required
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 15 Days

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