Safari Highlights:

  • Start/End: Nairobi
  • Status: Open all-year round
  • Amboseli – 2 Nights: Ol Tukai Lodge/Kibo Safari Camp
  • Tarangire – 1 Night: Tarangire Sopa Lodge
  • Lake Manyara – 1 Night: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge/Wildlife Lodge
  • Ngorongoro – 2 Nights: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa
  • Serengeti – 2 Nights: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge/Serengeti Tortilis Camp
  • Maasai Mara – 3 Nights: Ashnil Mara Camp/Mara Leisure Camp
  • Lake Nakuru – 1 Night: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge/Flamingo Hill Tented Camp

Activities: Game viewing, photography, nature walk, sightseeing & birding

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Transfer to Amboseli

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our company driver/representative. Immediately depart for Amboseli to arrive before lunch time. Have a short game drive as you head to the lodge/camp for lunch. Check in and later enjoy lunch then relax before your afternoon game drive at 4 O’clock for 2 hours. Return later to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Ol Tukai/Kibo

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Amboseli – Full day

Have a morning game drive after breakfast till lunch time. Return to the lodge/camp for lunch at 1300 hours. Relax by the pool after lunch. Afternoon game drive is at 4o’clock for 2 hours.

Overnight: Ol Tukai/Kibo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Amboseli – Transfer to Tarangire via Namanga border
After breakfast at the camp depart with picnic lunch boxes to the Namanga border. Clear customs and immigration formalities then join our Tanzania tour driver and proceed to the Tarangire. You will have lunch en route. Upon arrival, enjoy a game drive till early evening where you check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Tarangire Sopa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Tarangire – Transfer to Lake Manyara

Have breakfast and head to Lake Manyara National Park, which hugs the Great Rift Valley. You will arrive mid-morning. Have a game drive en route to the camp for dinner and overnight stay. Another game drive is at 4p.m. for 2 hours.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena/Wildlife Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Lake Manyara – Transfer to Ngorongoro

After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro with a short game drive as you leave the park. Carry packed lunch boxes. Explore Olduvai Gorge before heading towards Ngorongoro crater.  Have a game drive once you arrive.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena/Sopa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Ngorongoro – Trek and game drive

Have an early breakfast then check out of the lodge with packed picnic lunch and depart for a tour to the rim of the crater. Later ascend for a game drive to look for numerous plains game and the big five. Spend the day within the crater and have lunch at one of the famous picnic spots in the park. In the afternoon you will return to the lodge.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena/Sopa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Ngorongoro –Transfer to Serengeti National Park
After an early Breakfast at your lodge departure from the park heading to the Great Serengeti, home to the big five and numerous plains game. Spend the rest of the day game viewing within the park along with packed lunch. In the evening be transferred to the lodge for rest, dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Serengeti Serena/Serengeti Tortilis
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Serengeti – Full day

Spend this whole day enjoying game drives within the Great Serengeti. Serengeti is the home to Africa’s Big Five. There will be picnic lunch in the course of the day.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena/Serengeti Tortilis
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Serengeti –Transfer to Maasai Mara via Isebania border
After breakfast, you will check out of the camp with packed lunch and depart for Maasai Mara via the Isebania Border.  You will proceed with immigration formalities at the border before proceeding to the Mara to arrive late afternoon. Enjoy a game drive as you drive to the camp for dinner. This gives you a chance to spot the big five and other numerous plains game.

Overnight: Ashnil Mara/Mara Leisure
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 & 11: Maasai Mara – Full day 
These 2 whole days will be spent with morning and afternoon game drives that lead one to some of Africa’s largest lion prides, herds of zebra, antelopes, buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, cheetahs, and hyenas. There will be picnic lunches on all the days. Look out for the migration.

Optional Activities: Balloon ride and visit to Maasai Village

Overnight: Ashnil
Overnight: Ashnil Mara/Mara Leisure

Day 12: Mara – Transfer to Lake Nakuru

Have breakfast then depart for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch.  Later afternoon game drive to see a variety of wildlife including the endangered white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. Other animals to see include lion, leopard, buffalo, giraffe and a good number of birds including flamingos.

Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill/Flamingo Hill Tented Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Lake Nakuru – Transfer to Nairobi

Have another early morning game drive then return to the lodge/camp for breakfast. Thereafter, depart for Nairobi with a short game drive as you leave the park. You will have lunch at Carnivore Restaurant and later be dropped at the airport or your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Rates; Contact Us

Accommodations
Luxury

Ol Tukai Lodge, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp & Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Mid-range

Kibo Safari Camp, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Serengeti Tortilis Camp, Mara Leisure Camp & Flamingo Hill Tented Camp

Notes;-

  • Rates are per person in USD
  • Accommodation is subject to availability
  • Balloon ride rate is $450 per adult
  • Maasai village visit is $30 per person

Inclusive of;

  • All government taxes/VAT
  • Park fees in all the parks
  • Accommodation while in Safari on full board basis
  • Drinking water while on Safari
  • Transportation in a customized 4*4 Land cruisers in both Kenya & Tanzania all with pop-up roofs to facilitate game viewing and photography
  • All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
  • Services of professional tour driver/guide
  • Transfer to Nairobi on the last day

Exclusive of;

  • International flights from home and back
  • Tips & porterage
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Other personal items
  • Cultural visit to a Maasai Village: $30 per person
  • Hot Air Balloon ride $450 per person

Request for: 13 Days/12 Nights: Kenya & Tanzania Combined