13 Days Kenya and Tanzania Combined Safari

Kenya and Tanzania safari tour in 13 days / 12 nights Samburu,Sweetwaters,Lake Nakuru,Lake Victoria,Masai Mara,Serengeti,Ngorongoro,Lake manyara,Amboseli
From / to Nairobi,Kenya

A cross border Kenya & Tanzania safari touring world famous & main national parks & game reserves to view wildlife, awesome scenery and cultural highlights of East Africa.

It is an awesome East Africa road safari tour in an easy paced journey allowing for maximum local interactions,wildlife and scenic sightings.

Accommodation on safari is provided in a choice of economy ,standard or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

We invite you to choose accommodation option best suited to tour budget & style.

Safari transport and game viewing drives are in a customized open top safari mini-van in Kenya and in 4 x 4 jeep in Tanzania.

4 x 4 Land cruiser safari jeep (kenya section) can be provided at a supplementary cost.

Safari Highlights.

  • 2 nights & days Samburu game reserve
  • 1 night & day at Laikipia(mount kenya)
  • 1 night & day at the Lake nakuru national park.
  • 1 night & day at the fresh water lake victoria
  • 2 nights & days at the Masai mara game reserve
  • 2 nights & days at the Serengeti game reserve
  • 1 night & day at the Ngorongoro crater
  • 1 night & day at the Lake Manyara national park
  • 1 night & day at the Amboseli national park
  • Awesome scenery along the safari route.
  • Blend of local cultures and tribes people including the maasai, samburu, redille etc.
  • Elephant, oryx, giraffe, lion, ostrich, cheetah, warthog, flamingoes, pelicans, Buffallo and many more. 

Kenya & Tanzania Safari Itinerary.

Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu Game reserve. 340 km: 5Hrs. 

0730hrs: Pick up from Nairobi airport or Nairobi hotel

Drive on the scenic route via the central highlands to the Samburu National Reserve in the semi arid northern frontier of Kenya

Samburu,Shaba and Buffalo springs game reserves are a place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers,

The reserves lie on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District.

The combined landscape of the Samburu game reserve features rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry river beds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub against a backdrop of the far-distant hills and the great red table mountain known as Ololokwe..

Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

What you may see at Samburu national park ..........

Oryx,Somali ostrich,Gerenuk,Grevy’s zebra,Elephants, Reticulated Giraffe, Warthog, Antelopes…

Accommodation  in Samburu National park

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY

Samburu Game Lodge

Samburu Simba Lodge

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Ashnil Samburu Camp

Samburu Sopo Lodge Sentrim Samburu Lodge

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve.

Day spent at the Samburu game reserve with game viewing drives.
Game viewing is concentrated along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the lifeline of this semi desert environment.

You can explore further the adjacent Shaba & Buffalo springs reserves
Overnight at your Samburu lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in Samburu Game Reserve

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY
• Samburu Game lodge
• Samburu Simba lodge
• Sarova shaba Game lodge
• Sshnil Samburu game
• Samburu sopa lodge • Sentrim samba lodge

 

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve -Sweetwaters:

Game viewing drive at the Samburu.

Depart for the cooler Mount Kenya / Laikipia region.
Afternoon game viewing drives at the Olpejeta wildlife sanctuary.

(activities shall be determined by your choice of accommodation)

Sweetwaters tented camp: Game viewing drives.

Mountain lodge: Game viewing from the tree lodge or optional nature activities.

Overnight at your mount Kenya safari lodge/ tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

What you may see / do at Mount Kenya national park ......

Elephants, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, Suni, Black fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbucks, and Elands

Rhino,chimpanzees etc at Sweetwaters.

Day 4: Sweetwaters -Lake Nakuru National park:

After breakfast, proceed to the Lake Nakuru National Park

Take an afternoon bird and game viewing drive before returning to the lodge in time for maybe a swim, optional cocktail and dinner.

Entitled 'the greatest bird spectacle on earth' thanks to the millions of fuchsia-pink flamingo that flock to feed on the teeming algae of its alkaline waters, the pink-frosted shores and sky-mirrored waters of Lake Nakuru yield some of the most evocatively beautiful photo-images in Africa.

Kenya's first and largest rhino sanctuary, sightings of both black and white rhino are almost guaranteed, while plentiful waterbuck, warthog, zebra, gazelle and buffalo graze the shoreline.

Echoing to the haunting cries of the numerous fish eagles, this is also the park in which you have the best chance of seeing a leopard.

Overnight at your Lake Nakuru safari lodge/ Tented camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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

Flamingo, Rhino,Warthog,pelians 56 different mammal species, unique vegetation, waterbucks and terresrial birds numbering about 450 species.

Day 5:Lake Nakuru-Lake Victoria:

Proceed to the shores of Lake Victoria

The Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest freshwater lake and source of River Nile.

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

You may opt for guided walks, biking, fishing, canoeing and more (pay direct for options)

Overnight at your Lake Victoria hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Lake Victoria - Masai Mara Game reserve:

Safari proceeds to the Masai Mara Game Reserve

Late afternoon game viewing drive at the Mara.

The Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya's famous ‘big cats' and hosts her largest population of lions

It also offers the best chance of spotting a leopard in the wild.

Other predators include cheetah and spotted hyena.

The Masai Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that inhabit the plains; also for the pods of hippo that wallow in its muddy river beds.

Other animal species include the Masai giraffe, Topi, Hartebeest, Grant's and Thomson's gazelle, zebra, impala, dik-dik, bushbuck, waterbuck and red duiker.

The Reserve also boasts plentiful crocodile, monitor lizard, baboon, vervet; blue and red-tailed monkeys, bush babies, and tree hyrax.

There are over 550 resident and migratory species of birds..

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, 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 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy a full day game viewing drive at the Masai Mara with picnic lunch at the Mara river crossing

There are optional activities such as guided nature/bird-spotting walks or cultural visits to the local Masai homesteads.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, 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 8:Masai mara game reserve - Serengeti game reserve

Depart Masai Mara and proceed across the border in to Tanzania and the Serengeti game reserve.

The Serengeti game reserve shares the same boundary and is an extension of the Masai mara

Ideally the Masai mara is an 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 Serengeti.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge/ tented camp.

Meal plan: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation  in Serengeti National park

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 9: Serengeti Game reserve

A full day game viewing drive as we explore this vast nature rich wildlife reserve.

Options of morning and afternoon or full day game viewing drives are available to you.

Serengeti is also a pride of its lions which have been fitted with radio-transmitter collars so that their movements may be tracked,.

Other wildlife includes cheetah, zebra, giraffe, Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, eland, impala, klipspringer, hippo and warthog.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation  in Serengeti National park

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 10: Serengeti game reserve- Ngorogoro Crater

Depart the Serengeti and proceed to the Ngorongoro crater.

Descend to the crater floor for a day of game viewing in this natural wildlife habitat.

Picnic lunch at the crater floor.

Later ascend to the crater rim for your overnight.

The Ngorongoro Crater rim offers the finest sunset and sunrise views.

Overnight at your Ngorongoro safari 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 11: Ngorogoro crater-Lake Manyara National park

After breakfast proceed to the Lake Manyara with a stop at the local market of Karatu.

Game and bird watching drives at the Lake manyara.

We may see the famous tree climbing lions unique to this park.

Overnight at your Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, 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 12:Lake Manyara- Amboseli National park

Proceed to the Amboseli national park.

Border crossing and immigration formalities at the Namanga border town .

Afternoon game viewing drive at the Amboseli National park with views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Amboseli is an international biosphere nature reserve featuring dried-out lake bed, rolling savannah and lush green swamps.


Amboseli hosts various animal species including the Elephant ,Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Jackal, Warthog, Olive baboon, Vervet monkey......

There are chances of spotting Lion, Leopard or Cheetah.

The observation hill at Amboseli park is easily climbed and offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

What you may see at Amboseli national park ........

Elephant ,Leopard, Cheetah, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Plain game, crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu and birdlife features 600 species.

Accommodation  in Amboseli National park

LUXURY STANDARD ECONOMY

Oltukai Lodge

Amboseli serena

Kibo Safari Camp

A/A Lodge/Camp

Amboseli Sopa Lodge
 Sentrim Amboseli Camp

Day 13: Amboseli- Nairobi

Early morning game viewing drive.

Later depart the Amboseli for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon

Transfer to your Nairobi hotel/ Nairobi airport for your outbound flight

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Below please select preferred economy,standard or luxury accommodation option depending on your safari budget / style

Please choose your accommodation 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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