A Tanzania & Kenya Safari offers world-class wildlife, beautiful landscapes and some of the continent’s best safari lodges. We can arrange safaris to all the best parks in Tanzania & Kenya; whether it be in rustic, authentic and charming tented camps or head-over-heels luxury safari lodges in the wilderness. We are in love with Tanzania & Kenya and so is everyone who visits; tourists are instantly captivated by its charming, friendly people, scenes of uninterrupted beauty and of course the unbelievable wildlife which makes a Tanzania & Kenya Safari so exceptional.
Day 1 : Nairobi – Amboseli National park
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Amboseli National park at the foot of the snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain with a pick up from airport /apartment to arrive in Amboseli by lunch time. Lunch at a lodge followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli sopa or Kibo safari camp. (http://www.kibosafaricamp.com/)
Day 2: Amboseli National Park
A full day in this photogenic park. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Amboseli sopa or kibo safari camp
Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days. Amboseli National Park is often referred to as “The home of Elephants’ some of the largest Elephant herds are found here.
Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Naivasha.
Depart the lodge soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Naivasha to arrive by lunch time. Have lunch and then proceed for a game drive or walking safari in Hell gate game reserve, the only reserve in Kenya where you can enjoy game viewing while on a Bicycle dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha county club/ Naivasha sopa lodge.
Day 4: Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru
Morning breakfast and later exit the for boat ride at the lake enjoying and spotting some of the birding species here and later exit to Game reserve with lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Flamingo Hill lodge / Lake Nakuru lodge or any of similar.
Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles, this is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can see Rothschild’s giraffes.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai mara Game reserves
After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru with game drive for Masai mara with Lunch enroute to arrive at the lodge in good time for evening game drive search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and other members of the Big five plus other animals. Dinner and overnight at Mara sentrim/ Mara sopa Lodge or any of similar.
Day 6 Masai Mara – Game reserve – Mara River
Breakfast then l head out with a picnic lunch to the Mara River, hoping to see a dramatic river crossing or two. It is quite some sight to see the massed herds take a leap of faith into the Mara or Talek rivers with the Nile crocs lying in wait for them. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 : Maasai Mara game reserve Wildebeest Trailing the Wildebeest
Day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5/ trailing the wildebeest migration Morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa lodge
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures
Day 8: Masai Mara – Serengeti National park
We the lodge soon after breakfast and drive through the southern part of the reserve viewing game as we proceed to the Tanzanian border at Isebania / Sirari. Proceed to Serengeti national park with packed lunches enroute – game is viewed as we proceed to Mapito Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Meal plan – Breakfast Lunch – Dinner
Day 9: Serengeti National park
Day spent exploring the vast park rich with abundant wildlife Dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Mapito Tented Lodge
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area.
Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and kori bustard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the lilac breasted roller.
Meal plan – Breakfast Lunch – Dinner
Day 10: Serengeti –Ngorongoro crater via Olduvai Gorge
We view game as we drive southeast up into the magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation Area .Stop over at The Olduvai Gorge with picnic lunch en route Over at the Olduvai where we spend the night at the Ngorongoro Rhino Wildlife Lodge at the crater rim.
The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home of Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity, and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons
Meal plan – Breakfast Lunch – Dinner
Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Manyara .
Breakfast then exit the park and drive to Lake Manyara National park .Explore the park famed for tree climbing lions. Picnic lunch is offered . The Lake Manyara National park is serene and beautiful with main attractions of a rich bird life, tree-climbing lions, its elephants, and hippos that you can see at closer range than most other places. Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain times of the year hosts thousands of flamingos and a diversity of other bird life. Although it is one of the smallest parks, its vegetation is so diverse enabling it to host a variety of wildlife habitats. Exit the ark and spend the night at Boungamnvilae lodge in Tarangire.
Day12: Lake Manyara – Arusha.
Morning game drive as you exit the park after breakfast with picnic lunch boxes to arrive in arusha by late evening where safari ends with airport drop off for your outbound flight./ Zanzibar flight.
Cost: 4160 usd per head all inclusive safari package (Private guided safari trip) in a pop up safari 4 X 4 land cruiser.