11 Days Kenya and Tanzania Combined Safari

Safari Kenya & Tanzania 11 - Day tour from Nairobi to Lake Manyara-Ngorongoro-Serengeti, Masai Mara, Lake Victoria, 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 of thousands of flamingoes, 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 snow capped highest mountain in Africa the Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Tsavo west national park - scenic hills and valleys, awesome scenery, the Mzima springs, birds and animals. 

Kenya & Tanzania Safari Itinerary

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

Accommodation in  Lake manyara National park

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY
• Lake manyara serena safari lodge
• Kilimamosa lodge
• Escarpment luxury lodge
• Kirurumu tented lodge
• Lake manyara wildlife lodge
• Highview hotel
• Highview coffee lodge
• Twiga camp
• Nsya lodge/camp

 

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

Accommodation in Ngorongoro Crater

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY
• Ngorongoro oldeani mountain lodge
• Acacia farm lodge
• Ngorongoro serene lodge
• Kitela camp
• The retreat at ngorongoro
• Hhando coffee lodge
• Angata ngorongoro tented camp
• Ngorongoro sopa lodge
• Ngorongoro farm house
• Ngorongoro wild camp
• Ngorongoro safari lodge
• Country lodge kiratu
• Boungenvillea safari lodge

 

Day 3: Ngorongoro - Serengeti

Awesome sunrise views from the crater rim

Leave the Ngorongoro 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.

Accommodation  in Serengeti Game Reserve

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY
• Mbalageti tented lodge-chalet rooms
• Serengeti serena lodge
• Ole Serai tented camp
• Kubu kubu tented camp/lodge
• Kirurumu serengeti central camp
• Kirurumu Serengeti north camp
• Kirurumu Serengeti South camp
• Angita tented camp
• Mbarangeti lodge
• serengeti sopa lodge
• Katikati tented camp
• Ikoma wild camp
• Serengeti wild camp
• Serengeti wild beast camp
• Serengeti safari lodge

 

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.

Accommodation in Serengeti Game Reserve

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY
• Mbalageti tented lodge-chalet rooms
• Serengeti serena lodge
• Ole Serai tented camp
• Kubu kubu tented camp/lodge
• Kirurumu serengeti central camp
• Kirurumu Serengeti north camp
• Kirurumu Serengeti South camp
• Angita tented camp 
• Mbarangeti lodge
• serengeti sopa lodge
• Katikati tented camp 
• Ikoma wild camp
• Serengeti wild camp 
• Serengeti wild beast camp 
• Serengeti safari lodge 

Day 5: Serengeti- Masai Mara game reserve( 265 kms: 4-5 hrs)

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.

Accommodation  in Masai Mara National park

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY

 Mara Serena safari Lodge

Mara Sarova Game Camp

Royal Mara

Ashnil Mara Camp

Karen Biixen

Mara Siria Camp

 

Mara Sopa Lodge

Keekorok Lodge

Mara Simba Lodge

Mara River Camp

Base Camp Explorer

Mara Leasure Camp

Fig Tree Camp

 

Elengata Olerai Camp

Mara Chui Camp

Jambo mara Safari Camp

Olmoran Camp

Explore Nature Mara Lodge

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

Accommodation  in Masai Mara game reserve

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY

 Mara Serena safari Lodge

Mara Sarova Game Camp

Royal Mara

Ashnil Mara Camp

Karen Biixen

Mara Siria Camp

 

Mara Sopa Lodge

Keekorok Lodge

Mara Simba Lodge

Mara River Camp

Base Camp Explorer

Mara Leasure Camp

Fig Tree Camp

 

Elengata Olerai Camp

Mara Chui Camp

Jambo mara Safari Camp

Olmoran Camp

Explore Nature Mara Lodge

 

Day 7:Masai Mara - Lake Victoria

An exit game viewing drive as you leave the Masai mara.

Drive to the shores of Lake Victoria (largest freshwater lake in Africa)

Spend a restful afternoon on the largest inland lake in the world..

You may opt for guided walks, biking, fishing, canoeing and more (some or all of which may be charged additionally).

Overnight at your Lake Victoria hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Lake Victoria- lake Nakuru: 200 km: 3.5 Hrs.

Morning by the Lake Victoria.
Proceed to the Lake Nakuru National Park with stops on scenic points along the way.

Afternoon bird and game viewing drives around the Lake Nakuru.

An opportunity to visit the rhino sanctuary.
Overnight at your lake Nakuru safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may see at Lake Nakuru national park .......

Flamingo ,Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Mammals,waterbucks, waterfalls,unique vegetation and prolific birdlife of about 450 species.

Day 9: Lake Nakuru - Amboseli: 410 km. 6 Hrs

A long and easy drive to the Amboseli awaits you today.

A short morning game viewing drive as you exit the park.

Depart Lake Nakuru 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.

Accommodation  in  Lake Nakuru National park

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY

 Sarova Lion Hill

Lake Nakuru sopa lodge

 

Flamingo camp

 

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Sentrim Elementaita

The pelican lodge.

Sarova woodlands

 

Lake Nakuru Lodge.

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 snow capped 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

Please choose your accomodation level depending with your budget.

Safari Price

The Safari prices are calculated in US dollars per person and you will travel by safari JEEP 4*4 Toyota Land Cruisers.

Price depends on time of travel (low, high or peak season), number of people in your group and level of accommodation.

  • Special discount rate for a group of 3 or more
  • Children under 3 years FREE
  • Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate
  • Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate

PEAK SEASON: JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER

HIGH SEASON: NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH

LOW SEASON: APRIL, MAY, JUNE

The Safari Package Includes

  • Guarantee Price, Guarantee Departure
  • All pickups from your hotel and back after safari
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room with 1 or 2 separate beds. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking)
  • Activities and meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of professional English-speaking driver-guide
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 6 passengers in the safari vehicles
  • Safari Transport and game drives in a safari minibus fitted with a pop-up roof tops and guarantee of a window seat for game viewing and photography.
  • All safari Minibus carries safari accessories such as wildlife books, cooler box, binoculars, a first aid kit, fire extinguisher and it has a guaranteed window seats. Option for a jeep available at a small fee.

The Safari Package does NOT Included

  • International air fare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide

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