Tanzania and Kenya SafariStarts at US$2,520 

Tanzanzia and Kenya Safari

8 Day Safari to Ngorongoro – Serengeti – Maasai Mara – 1 night in Nairobi 

From US$ 2,520

This combination of Tanzania and Kenya safari is designed to give the travelers a bit of both Tanzania safari tours and Kenya safari experience only in the matter of 8 days.

The tour can either start in Kenya and end in Tanzania but per this itinerary is planned to start in Tanzania. But depending on our traveler’s plan or preference we can change this plan and start in either Kenya or Tanzania.

Day 1: Arrival!

Beginning of your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion. Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver guides, ready to greet and escort you to Mc Elly’s Hotel in Arusha.

Day 02: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater (approx. 3.5 hrs. drive)

After breakfast, depart for Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend to the crater floor for a game viewing drive with picnic lunches in the Crater, no doubt this will be the best start of your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion.

-About Ngorongoro

This protected area is located in the Great Rift Valley and is also known as the eighth wonder of the world. Here you will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants as well as the lake area where you may see flamingos. You will also visit the open savannah where the lions hunt.

The Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa; 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘Big Five‘ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard. Our driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with their skill at locating the hidden animals.

After a great day of exploration in the crater, the driver will take you to your lodge which is located on the crater rim.. Dinner and overnight at NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE or Ngorongoro Heritage Luxury Tented Camp (FB)

 

Hotel: Ngorongoro Heritage Luxury Camp or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Activities: Full day game viewing in Serengeti

 

Day 3: Ngorongoro – Serengeti National Park ( 3.00 – 3.5 hrs )
After breakfast, we leave around 08:00 am and drive from Ngorongoro with packed lunch, en route to the great Serengeti Plains which indeed will be highlights of your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion. Today, you will get to do a half day game drive in the Serengeti. Overnight at Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp (FB)

Hotel: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp
Meals: Dinner
Activities: Drive from Ngorongoro to Serengeti, half day game drive.

About Serengeti Endless Plains:

The Serengeti National Park, covering 14,763 square kilometers, is one of the world’s largest wildlife sanctuaries. One of the most breathtaking events in the animal kingdom, the migration of thousands of wildebeest, takes place here every year. This happens between Masai Mara and Serengeti and the combination of Tanzania and Kenya safari will give you a chance to see both famous Serengeti and Maasai Mara.

Days 04: Full day in Serengeti National Park

Today you will enjoy a full day of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park before your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion leads you across the border on the side of Kenya to Maasai Mara.

As the sun rises on the Serengeti Plains, you will enjoy breakfast while anticipating the wondrous sites that are in store for the day. The day will be spent enjoying a game drive exploring the vast plains and woodlands of the park. Expect to spot a large variety of wildlife. Later in the afternoon, return to the lodge for a well-earned sundowner before your evening meal. Meals and overnight at SERENGETI Heritage Luxury Camp (FB)

Hotel: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Activities: Full day game viewing in Serengeti

Day 5: Serengeti – Maasai Mara

Today your Tanzania and Kenya safari takes you across the border so,enjoy your last day in the Serengeti while doing a game drive en-route to Isebania border between Serengeti and Maasai Mara. Today you will be served with an early morning breakfast and packed lunch to have it at the border crossing into Maasai Mara. Here you will say goodbye to your driver guide from Tanzania and start your Maasai Mara safari with a new driver guide from Kenya.

The new driver guide will pick you up at Isebania border at around 01.00pm then drive to Mara through Oloolo gate with the en route game drive. You will enter the vast grassy plains of the reserve (the jewel of Kenya’s game park), located in the northern section of the great Serengeti plains.

This is home to the “Big Five”: Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhino, as well as thousands of the greater and lesser plains game. Everything seems to be magnified here. Lunch will be en route. Dinner and overnight Sopa lodge.

Hotel: Sopa Lodge
Meals: Dinner
Activities: Half day game viewing in Maasai Mara

Day 6: Full Day in Maasai Mara

After breakfast, enjoy a full day game drive exploring the park in search of the Big Five. The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film Out of Africa was made to a great extent in this reserve.

Wildebeest Migration.

A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to mid-October.

The combination of Tanzania and Kenya safari give chance to witness this extraordinary wildlife migration in either park based on the time of the year. Picnic lunch will be provided. You have the option of visiting the Maasai Village to learn about the Maasai culture. Dinner and overnight at Olmoran tented camp.

Hotel: Olmoran Luxury Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Activities: Full day game viewing in Maasai Mara

Day 7: Maasai Mara – Nairobi

Today will be the end of your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion. So, early morning game drives. Breakfast will be served at the camp/lodge then drive to Nairobi via Narok with a stop at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint. Enjoy lunch en route, and then arrive at your hotel in Nairobi for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Nairobi – Jomo Kenyatta Airport (Last day of the Tour!)

After breakfast, leave Nairobi to AJomo Kenyatta International Airport ready to catch your flight back home or to your next destination. We hope you enjoyed your Tanzania and Kenya safari excursion!

What to carry:
  • Camera- to capture the moments
  • A spare memory card or batteries or battery pack
  • Warm Sweater for the night
  • Daypack
  • Flash Light
  • Identification card/Passport for gate entry to the park
  • A gift for the cultural visits (optional)
  • Binoculars
  • Insect or Mosquito repellent
  • Pain Killers
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Personal Items such as Sunscreen or sun hat, Phone charger and just in case also carry Towel, Shower cap, and Shower slippers
  • Pocket money
  • Lastly … do not forget to carry with you an adventurous spirit!!!
CHARGES

Option 1(2-4 pax)                                        Option 2 (2-4 pax)

Luxury tented camp + Lodge               Luxury tented Camp Only

Per person= USD. $2,885                      per person=USD. $2,680

(4-7 pax)                                                            (4-7 pax)

 Luxury tented camp + Lodge               Luxury tented Camp Only

Per person= USD. $2,740                      per person=USD. $2,520

What’s included?

  • The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation at the lodge+ Meals on Safari (B.L.D)
  • 1-night accommodation in Nairobi (bed and breakfast)
  • Lunchbox on the last day traveling to Arusha
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle and driver park fees
  • Transport in a safari Micro-Toyota 4×4 wheel-drive with a pop-up-roof for wildlife viewing and photography.
  • Guaranteed window and comfortable seats for optimal game viewing
  • 2 nights/ 3 days staying in the Maasai Mara
  • 1 night in Ngorongoro
  • 2 nights/ 3 days staying in the Serengeti
  • Game viewing-drives as per safari program
  • All applicable taxes & government tolls.
  • 2 bottles of drinking water each pax per day
  • Transfer from Nairobi to Arusha
  • Airport transfers
  • Hotel accommodation upon arrival

Cost excludes:

  • Soft drinks, juices, alcoholic and other beverages taken with lunch/dinner
  • The optional visits to tribal villages e.g. visit the Maasai village KS 2000 per person, Balloon safari in the Mara or Serengeti $450-500 per person, bookable before departure.
  • Tip to driver/guides
  • Tourist visa to Kenya ($100 for US citizens ) ( $50 for other nationalities )
  • Flights
  • The last night accommodation in Arusha. (otherwise transferring to the airport the same day from Nairobi)

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