Tour overview

Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro – Serengeti – Masai mara – Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru – Amboseli – Tsavo West – NAIROBI

 

Starts from / ends at Nairobi -Kenya 

Kenya & Tanzania cross border safari tour covering the best of East Africa national parks.

The 10 nights / 11 days’ safari starts from Nairobi Kenya.

Safari can be customized to start from Arusha

Safari highlights:

  • En-route Views of Mount Kilimanjaro, farmlands and towns of Kenya & Tanzania.
  • Lake Manyara national park
  • Tree climbing lions and flamingoes of Lake Manyara
  • Serengeti national park unlimited plains with hundreds of animal species
  • Ngorongoro crater- close range of game viewing in one of the World’s largest calderas
  • Cross-section of the local people and cultures
  • The “Olduvai Gorge” and the remains of pre-historic man.
  • Masai Mara game reserve
  • Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of wild animal species and colorful Masai tribesmen.
  • Lake Nakuru national park
  • Hundreds birdlife species including pelicans and other bird species
  • Rhino sanctuary at the Lake nakuru national park.
  • The Great Rift Valley escarpment. Awesome scenery.
  • Amboseli national park
  • Elephant herds and other animal species at the amboseli.
  • The snowcapped highest mountain in Africa the Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Tsavo west national park
  • scenic hills and valleys, awesome scenery, the Mzima springs, birds and animals.Safari prices are per  person sharing in a private open top  safari minivan ( Kenya) + safari jeep ( Tanzania) and in a double/twin room/tent.
    4 x4 Land Cruiser Jeep extra:
    In Kenya
    2 pax per person: $ 270
    4 pax per person: $ 135
    6 pax per person: $ 90
 High  season – Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Luxury Standard Economy
2 persons booked together: per person: $ 4470 $ 4290 $ 4010
4 persons booked together: per person: $ 3520 $ 3340 $ 3065
6 persons booked together: per person: $ 3195 $ 3010 $ 2735
Single room extra $ 490 $ 370 $ 370
Children below 3 Years Free
Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate:
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate:

Tanzania section accommodation options Lake Manyara National park: Luxury accommodation : Manyara Serena lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge Ngorongoro Farm House Standard accommodation: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge , Maramboi Camp Economy accommodation : Twiga Camp , Bougainvillea Country Lodge Ngorongoro crater: Luxury accommodation : Ngorongoro serena lodge Oldeani Mountain Lodge Standard accommodation : Ngorongoro Sopa lodge Economy accommodation : Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge , Rhino Lodge Serengeti Game Reserve Luxury accommodation : Serengeti serena lodge, Ole Serai Tented Camp Mbuzi Mawe Camp Standard accommodation : Serengeti sopa , Katikati camp , Mbarageti Lodge Economy accommodation : Serengeti Wildlife Lodge Safari Accommodation options: Kenya section accommodation option. Luxury accommodation: Masai Mara game reserve: Mara simba lodge , Mara sarova camp, Mara serena, Mara River Camp Ashnil Mara, Keekorok lodge Lake Naivasha: Naivasha Sopa lodge Lake Nakuru national park : Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge,Flamingo camp Amboseli National park:.Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge. Tsavo West National park: Kilaguni serena lodge, Severin safari camp, Ziwani tented camp, Salt lick lodge Standard accommodation: Masai Mara game reserve: Mara sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure camp, Osero Camp AA lodge/camp, Lake Naivasha: Elsamere Lodge Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge Lake Nakuru national park: , Lake Nakuru Lodge Amboseli National Park: Amboseli Sopa Lodge , Sentrim Amboseli , Kibo Safari Camp Tsavo West National park: Ngulia safari camp, Economy accommodation: Masai Mara game reserve : Elangata Olerai Camp, Olmoran tented camp,Sentrim Mara camp Lake Naivasha: Naivasha Kongoni Lodge Lake Nakuru national park : Lake Nakuru Lodge Amboseli national park: AA Lodge/camp Tsavo West national park: Ngulia safari lodge

 

 

 

 

Included

  • Transfer: Nairobi-Arusha -Nairobi: Safari transport in a customized pop up top 4x4 jeep. In Tanzania Transport in a customized pop up top Toyota safari mini-bus. In Kenya Services of English / other language speaking driver/ guides. Safari Accommodation in suggested lodges/ tented camps. Game viewing drives Park entry and conservation fees. All meals on safari. Boat ride at Lake Naivasha. Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle. The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover. Pick up and drop off at respective hotel, residence. Government taxes and local levies

Not Included

  • Not Included in the safari price Other bottled drinks. Items and services of a personal nature. Packing items on safari. Tips and gratuities to driver guides, porters Visas in Tanzania

Day 1: Nairobi Arusha- Lake Manyara (360 km, Appr. 6 hrs with stops)

0730hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport
Proceed on the cross border drive into Tanzania.
There shall be a stop for immigration formalities at the Namanga (Kenya / Tanzania) border town.
The scenic drive is via Masai country,distinct climatic zones and social regions.
Lunch shall be at the Arusha town of Tanzania.
Proceed to the Lake Manyara for game viewing in search of the famous tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos.
The Lake Manyara national park is small and scenic
Overnight at your Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Lake Manyara- Ngorongoro Crater

We depart Lake Manyara with picnic lunches for the Ngorongoro crater
Later descend (670M) into the floors of the crater in 4 wheel cruisers.
It shall be a full day of unsurpassed game viewing with only a lunch break at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site.
Game volume and variety is left to your imagination.
Later ascend to the crater rim for awesome sunset views.
Overnight at your Ngorongoro crater lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Ngorongoro - Serengeti

Awesome sunrise views from the crater rim
Leave the Ngoro Ngoro after and proceed to the Olduvai Gorge.
Here, we visit various sites of the gorge to see where the remains of pre-historic man were discovered.
Later proceed to the vast Serengeti plains with afternoon game viewing
Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Serengeti Game Reserve

Day spent at the Serengeti on game viewing drives.
Serengeti is large, the variety and concentration of game is mind boggling
This we encounter as we traverse the reserve on rewarding game viewing drives.
Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Serengeti- Masai Mara game reserve (265 kms: 6-7 hrs with stops)

Depart Serengeti with game viewing en-route.
Proceed to the Masai Mara game reserve via the isebania Tanzania / Kenya border town..
The Mara shares the same ecosystem with the Serengeti game reserve.
Ideally it is the smaller extension of the Serengeti.
It is well located for game viewing drives together with optional activities including balloon safari excursions and guided nature / bird walks
Afternoon game viewing drive at the Masai Mara
Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Masai Mara game reserve.

Today shall be spent at the Masai Mara game reserve on a full day of game viewing drives.
Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river with views of hippos and crocodiles
Game viewing drives are dictated on by the location and concentration of animals at specific times.
The Mara hosts the highest concentration of wild animals per sq km than any other game reserve in East Africa
Simply stated the Mara is a one stop shop for game viewing activities in Kenya.
Overnight shall be at your Masai Mara safari lodge / tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru: 320 kms: 5-6 hours

A short morning Game drive today, time permitting.
Later proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park.
There Shall be stops at scenic points along the route.
Afternoon Game viewing drive.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Safari lodge / Tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
What you may see at Lake Nakuru National Park...
Zebra, Black and white rhino, over 550 different plant and tree species, viewpoints of Lion Hill, Baboon Cliff and Out of Africa.

Day 8: Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha: 80 kms: 1-1.5 Hrs.

Morning bird and game viewing drives around the Lake Nakuru.
After breakfast proceed to Lake Naivasha.
Afternoon boat ride at lake Naivasha, where you view exotic birdlife and hippos amid the serenity of this fresh water lake.
Overnight at your lake Naivasha lodge/resort / tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see at Lake Naivasha .......
Boat ride, bird watching, nature walks, a visit to Hells gate - optional at a cost.

Day 9: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli: 350 km. 5-6 Hrs

A long and easy drive to the Amboseli awaits you today.
Depart Lake Naivasha after late breakfast for the Amboseli.
There shall be stops to view the scenic Rift valley escarpment along the Nakuru Nairobi highway.
Lunch stop at the Carnivore restaurant in Nairobi.
Short game viewing drive with possible views of the Mount Kilimanjaro peaks.(Weather permitting)
Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see at Amboseli national park ..........
Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Plain game, crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu, prolific birdlife featuring 600 species.

Day 10: Amboseli - Tsavo west: 100 km: 2 Hrs.

Short morning game viewing drive is scheduled at the Amboseli.
Weather permitting, there shall be awesome views of Mount Kilimanjaro's snowcapped peaks.
The Amboseli is open and relatively small.
Game viewing drives are concentrated and wildlife easy to spot.
Mount Kilimanjaro provides wonderful back grounds for awesome photography moments.
Later proceed to the Tsavo West National Park.
The Tsavo west is hilly and craggy with scenic terrain
Overnight shall be at your Tsavo west safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see / do at Tsavo West national park .......
Rhino, Leopard, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Mongoose, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu, Mzima springs, underwater hippo and fish watching with prolific birdlife.

Day 11: Tsavo West- Nairobi or Kenya coast beaches.

Game viewing drive at the Tsavo west national park.
You shall have your packed lunch boxes as you head to the Mzima springs where you view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and bird life.
Later depart Tsavo west for Nairobi or the Kenya coast.
Drop off at your Nairobi hotel, Jomo kenyatta airport or the Mombasa,Diani,Watamu & Malindi beach resorts
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch