The Great Safari of Northern Tanzania & Kenya
Take a private safari to the best of all the east African national parks. The tour starts in Nairobi and ends in Arusha, then extended back to Nairobi for your international flight. Along the way you’ll have countless adventures in your own animal tracking vehicle, traveling the wild African savanna in search of big game. If you’re a nature enthusiast at heart, this trip is definitely one you don’t want to miss!
Day 1: Arrival Day in Nairobi
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport late evening, you will be welcomed by me (Kyoso Kangwe) and our representative, and we will both assist you to transfer to your hotel at Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi for dinner and overnight meals on half board basis (O/B/D)
Day 2: Nairobi City – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After your early morning breakfast from Nairobi, you will start on your way to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Upon arrival in Masai Mara, you will game en-route to your lodge. You might stop on the way for a hot lunch or simply take your picnic lunch on the way.
Masai Mara Game reserve is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants, well over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. Driving distance from Lake Nakuru to Nairobi then Masai Mara is about 5 – 6 hours.
1st dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp all meals included (O/B/L/D).
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve – full day Game drive
after breakfast at your lodge, depart for a full day game drive at Masai Mara National park. You will take a picnic lunch in the bush and have the opportunity to see the ‘Big Five’ and any wildlife you may not have spotted on your first game drives.
There is an optional hot-air balloon safari (not included in the package cost), which will take place in the morning, just as the sun rises. You’ll float in whichever direction the morning winds take you. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon; at times he will ascend to 1000′ or more to see the enormity and wonderful panorama of the Masai Mara. After the landing you celebrate with champagne and a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in ‘Out of Africa’ style. After breakfast you receive your Masai Mara balloon certificate and drive back to your lodge or proceed with your day’s activities and game drives around the Masai Mara.
2nd dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp all meals included (O/B/L/D)
Day 4: Masai Mara – Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you start driving across Isebania border to Tarime in Tanzania. On your way to Serengeti National Park, you will see grazing zebras, antelopes and giraffes and sometimes some buffalos hiding in the bush.
Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species. After the game drive, you enter the Serengeti National park and drive to your tented camp for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp all meals included (O/B/L/D)
Day 5: Full day game drive in Serengeti (Wildebeest Migration)
Endless Plains of the Serengeti
Early start today; for an early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light. You can take breakfast boxes with you and have a bush breakfast when the sun is up before you visit the interesting documentation center about Serengeti at Seronera. Return to your lodge for a relaxed lunch under the shade of an old acacia tree.
There is an optional hot-air balloon (not included in the package cost) – which will take place in the morning, just as the sun rises. You’ll float in whichever direction the morning winds take you. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon; at times he will ascend to 1000′ or more to see the enormity and wonderful panorama of the Serengeti. After the landing you celebrate with champagne and a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in ‘Out of Africa’ style. After breakfast you receive your Serengeti balloon certificate and drive back to your lodge or proceed with your day’s activities and game drives around the Serengeti.
(Price for this ballooning is not included in the package, please let me know in advance to book this for you – space is so limited).
Dinner and overnights at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp all meals included (O/B/L/D)
Day 6: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast you will depart Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater, after arrival you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater on World Heritage Site holding a permanent population of more than 30 000 animals.
As only very few of those migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. The Crater is also home to the rare black rhino almost extinct in Tanzania. With a bit of luck you will see the ‘Big Five’ during one game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge All meals included (O/B/L/D)
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha City
After breakfast from Ngorongoro Crater, with packed lunch boxes, you will depart for ARUSHA town. You will arrive around mid-day, drive straight to your hotel for your afternoon leisure. If time permits, you can go out for a city sightseeing in Arusha (city tour).
Later on you will retire your day at Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Mount Meru Hotel meals on bed & breakfast basis
Day 8: Dec 26 Arusha – Namanga Boarder – Amboseli National Park.
After your early morning breakfast from Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha, you will depart to Arusha to Amboseli National Park through Namanga boarder to Kenya.
You will be assisted through formalities, change of vehicles, Met by our Kenyan driver guides and depart for the Amboseli National Park, in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Arrive at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Check-in, dinner and overnight stay All meals included (FB)
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge all meals included (FB).
Day 9: full day game drive in Amboseli National Park
Full day spent in Amboseli. Early morning and afternoon game drives. You will go for a mid-morning at leisure, Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Sopa Lodge in Amboseli National Park. All meals included (FB).
Dinner and overnight accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge all meals included (FB).
Day 10: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi International Airport (NBO)
Depending on your international flight time of departure, after your breakfast you will be transferred from Amboseli National Park to Nairobi International Airport for your international flight and departure out of Africa.
You Can Leave Africa, but Africa Will Never Leave You!
Day Destination Accommodation (Link)
Day 1 Nairobi – Kenya Sarova Stanley Hotel
Day 2 Masai Mara Game Reserve Sarova Mara Camp
Day 3 Masai Mara Game Reserve Sarova Mara Camp
Day 4 Serengeti National Park Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
Day 5 Serengeti National Park Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
Day 6 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day 7 Ngorongoro – Arusha Mount Meru Hotel
Day 8 Arusha – Amboseli Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 9 Amboseli N. Park Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 10 Amboseli – Nairobi (NBO) Departure to Nairobi Intl. Airport
O = Overnight, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Service Price per Person
Northern Tanzania Safari & Kenya Safari for 2 x Adults / per person = 3,890US$
Total trip package cost for 2 adults = 7,780US$
- Airport and hotel transfers in a private car
- Tanzania private safari for 2 person as per trip itinerary
- Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
- Services of a professional English speaking safari guide
- All wildlife reserve entry fees
- All game drives as mentioned
- All accommodation as mentioned in itinerary
- 2 ltr mineral water / during game drives
- Visa fee
- Drinks and beverages in lodges
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