12-Day Kenya Tanzania Safari Combinations

Kenya and Tanzania as individual countries represent arguable the best Safari destinations in Africa but doing a safari both in Kenya and Tanzania in one Safari package is probably the best African Safari you can ever do in a life time. Our Kenya Tanzania Safari for two weeks days one gets the rarest chance to visit some of the world famous safari destinations in the world including the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, in Kenya the Abadares Mountains in the Mount Kenya Region, the world famous Serengeti National Park, The wonderful Ngorongoro Crater and, the Lake Manyara National Parks.

 

In this package we have included some nice standard lodges and tented camps but still we can customize the tour to include more luxurious accommodations if you wish to stretch your budget a little bit. In case you wish to stay in even cheaper options also, we can tweak the itinerary here and there in order to suit your budget.

This tour like all our wildlife safaris in Tanzania and Kenya can be combined with a beach extension in Zanzibar Island or Kenya Beach.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival into Nairobi

On your arrival into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by our Representative /driver who will transfer you to a hotel in the city for your first overnight in East Africa. Overnight at Sarova Panafric Hotel.Bed and breakfast.

Day 02: The Aberdares National Park.

After breakfast at the hotel in Nairobi this morning we set off on our first day of safari and head northwards towards the Mount Kenya slopes via beautiful Kikuyu farms and countryside towns. We arrive at Nyeri town in perfect time for a sumptuous lunch at Aberdares Country Club, before heading to Abadares National park for an afternoon game drive and later check in at The Ark , a tree hotel inside the park (or Treetops Hotel). The rest of the day is later spent at the Hotel and wildlife viewing can also be continued later at the lodge as the animals come to the flood lit water hole and salt lick. Some other activities available at the hotel include guided walks to the Mau mau caves where the Kenyan freedom fighters hid during the Mau mau wars against the British colonialists. Overnight at The Ark.All meals included.

Day 03: Nakuru National Park

On day three you have an early morning breakfast then head to Nakuru National Park via Nyahururu and Laikipia plateau with a brief stop at the Equator point. We arrive at Lake Nakuru in time for lunch at the lodge/tented camp. After lunch the afternoon will be spent doing game drives and sightseeing in this world famous home of the colorful flamingos and the rare Rothschild giraffes and white rhinos. Apart from many animal species including buffalos, zebras, baboons, impalas and many more. Lake Nakuru is also home for more than 400 bird’s species. Overnight at Lion Hill Lodge or Mbweha Camp. All meals included.

Day 04: Naivasha - Masai Mara

If staying inside the park at Lion Hill Lodge we can go for an early morning game drive in the park, and after breakfast we depart towards Masai Mara with a stop at Lake Naivasha. We will stop at Elsamere the former home of the famous conservationists Joy and Adamson and their famous lioness Elsa. After lunch at Elsamere and an hour of boat ride in Lake Naivasha if you wish, we will drive straight to Masai Mara for a sunset game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Masai Mara Serena Safari Lodge. All meals included.

Day 05: Full day Masai Mara

Early morning game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve (if you wish) before going back to the lodge/camp for breakfast. After breakfast we go for a full day of game viewing in the savannah plains and around the river where most animals converge resulting to animal action to the delight of visitors in this world famous wildlife Reserve. Lunch can be taken back at the lodge/ camp or we may as well leave in the morning with lunch boxes. Masai Mara is famous for the wildebeests Migration and depending on the time of travel we may be lucky to witness this amazing natural phenomenon. Overnight at Masai Mara Serena Safari Lodge.All meals included

Day 06: Isebania – Lake Victoria Tanzania

After breakfast on this day we check out of the lodge/camp and drive to Isebania border. After obtaining visa we enter Tanzania and drive to the lake shore town of Musoma where we take a speed boat to Lukuba Island Lodge in the world’s second largest fresh water lake. We spend the rest of the days at Lukuba Island relaxing and swimming in the warm waters of Lake Vitoria if you wish. All meals included.

Day 07: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we embark on the speed boat trip back to Musoma where we meet the driver and start on our way to Serengeti National Park. We enter Serengeti through Ndabaka Gate and drive through the western corridor with game drives enroute towards the central Serengeti The rest of the day will be spent doing game drives in the endless plains of Serengeti until later in the afternoon when we drive to Serengeti Sopa Lodge orMapito Tented Camp for dinner and overnight. All meals included.

Day 08: Full Day at Serengeti

If you wish you may go for a sunset game drive at dawn before taking breakfast at the lodge/camp. Leaving with a packed lunch box in the morning we will spend the whole day in the Serengeti Plains game viewing in search of the animals that we might have missed out in Masai Mara. The Wildebeests Migration herds migrate between the two parks and here we may be able to spot them if missed at Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Serengeti is famous for an abundance of wildlife and countless birds’ species. With luck we may also spot the Big Five. Dinner and overnight is Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Mapito Tented Camp. All meals included.

Day 09: Olduvai Gorge – Ngorongoro

Breakfast at the lode/camp then we check out and start on our way to Ngorongoro Conservation area entering through Naabi Hill Gate. After registration at the gate we will drive to the Ngorongoro Crater rim with a brief stop at the Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge is an important archaeological is in Africa where the fossils of an early man was discovered by Dr Leakey and his wife. The discoveries led to the evolution theory that suggest that the early man lived in Africa , and Africa is the cradle of mankind. At the Crater rim after lunch at the lodge we can relax for the rest of the afternoon or go for a nature walk in the forests guided by an armed ranger. Overnight is at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge at the Crater rim.

Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

This morning we take a breakfast box if you wish so that we can descend early enough at the floor of The Ngorongoro Crater before the crowds, for a more rewarding game drive in the eighth wonder of the world. We will do a game drives for the whole day with lunch being served at the hippos poolside picnic site then continue with game viewing until later in the afternoon when we drive up and out of the Conservation Area for dinner and overnight at Plantation Lodge in Karatu Area. All meals included.

Day 11: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast we drive down the Rift Valley walls for game drives in the lush green park ; Lake Manyara National Park. We will take lunch boxes with us and so the day will be spent doing game drives around the lake side and in the green bushes in search of animals including the legendary tree climbing lions of Manyara. At the lake we will be treated to some stunning views of soaring flamingos and the lazing hippos. Later in the afternoon we drive out to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp.All meals included.

Day 12: Arusha - Departure

Time at leisure after breakfast at the lodge/tented camp then check out and rive to Arusha where the safari package ends

KENYA AND TANZANIA SAFARI

12 DAY COMBINED SAFARI TO NAIROBI, LAKE NAKURU, MASAI MARA, AMBROSELI, ARUSHA, LAKE MANYARA, SERENGETI & NGORONGORO

Day 1: Kenya, Nairobi

We will meet you at Nairobi International Airport and transfer you to your hotel of choice. Dinner and overnight at Oakwood(budget) Fairview (mid range) Nairobi safari club(luxury)

Day 2: Kenya, Nairobi-Masai Mara

After breakfast, drive across the plains to reach Masai Mara Game Reserve. Have lunch before heading for an afternoon game view. This drive will acquaint you with the well-known wildlife inhabitants of the famous reserve. Dinner and Overnight at Mara Springs(budget) David Livingstone(mid range) Mara simba(luxury) (FB)

Day 3: Kenya, Masai Mara

This morning go for game viewing in Masai Mara. Expect to see the ‘BIG FIVE’ wildlife; i.e. The lion, Elephant, Leopard, buffalo and cheetah. Dinner and overnight as above

Day 4: Kenya, Lake Nakuru

Depart to Lake Nakuru. You will spend the afternoon on a game drive on the base of the Rift Valley where you can anticipate seeing millions of flamingos as they gather to the shores of the to feed. This is a sight not to be missed. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (FB)

Day 5: Kenya,Nairobi-Amboseli

After breakfast, return back to Nairobi. Have lunch at Carnivore restaurant where you will enjoy the meal of game meats and exotic fare at. After lunch proceed to Amboseli National Park, home to the proud Masai tribe and the told and retold ever-lasting snows of Mt. Kilimanjaro. A game drive in this park will enable you to meet lion, giraffe, cheetah and Elephant. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge(luxury) sopa lodge(mid range/budget). (Full board)

Day 6: Kenya,Amboseli

Full day of game viewing in Amboseli. Dinner and Overnight as above. (Full board)

Day 7: Tanzania,Arusha-Lake Manyara

Today you will connect to the Namanga border after clearing with the immigration customs. Continue to Lake Manyara National Park where herds of baboons are often seen walking by the succulent forest on the lakeside. This park is most prominent for its tree-climbing lion that can be spotted draped over branches of acacia trees. Enjoy an afternoon game drive after lunch. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge(luxury) lake manyara hotel (mid range) lake manyara view lodge (budget) (FB)

Day 8: Tanzania Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, depart to the Serengeti National Park. You will pass via Olduvai Gorge, known as the "land of humanity' for the leavings of prehistoric inhabitants that were met there. Arrive at your lodge in the Serengeti in time for lunch before going for an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge (full board)

Day 9: Tanzania Serengeti

This morning after breakfast, continue on a morning game drives through the exciting scenery of the Serengeti. Back to the lodge for lunch.afternoon game drive. dinner and overnight as above

Day 10: Serengeti Plains - Ngorongoro crater

You will drive to the fabled Ngorongoro Crater with its truly breathtaking views. Continue round the rim, where a crew of guides, a ranger and Maasai and donkeys will be waiting. Begin a marvelous walk in this pristine Maasai land. The track takes you part way around the rim of the crater through open woodland and acacia forests.

To your right are the remarkably spectacular views of the crater floor below, and to your left are the endless plains of the Serengeti. A very simple camp is set in a remote location where one of the important rivers off the highland volcanoes enters the crater. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro wildlife lodge (FB)

Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater You can expect to see lions, elephants, Zebras, Hippos, Flamingos, Jackals, Rhinos Antelopes and many birds. The birds seen here include eagle, vulture, and flamingos in the Crater Lake, stork, bats, giant vulture, sacred ibis, kori bustard, blacksmith plover, long necked heron and the cattle eagle. In the afternoon you will enjoy walking safari on the crater rim.

Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro wildlife lodge.

Day 12 - Ngorongoro crater - Arusha/Nairobi

Enjoy breakfast, after which you will transfer back to Arusha where the safari ends

Price inclusive of:

  • Transport in 7 seater Tour Van with pop up roof
  • Tour bus fitted with Hi-Fi radio
  • Accommodation at lodge
  • All park entrance fees
  • All Government taxes and levies
  • 3 Meals a Day Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian
  • Game drives
  • One Litre Mineral water a day while on safari
  • Drivers Allowances
  • Airport Transfers

Not included

  • International airfare & flights
  • Airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa and Passport fees
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in Lodge
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High Season Luxury Mid-Level Standard
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Contacts

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Moi Avenue, P.O. Box 8088 - 00300 Nairobi

Tel:+254 20 2179168
Cell phone: +254 721 430 537

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