Tour Code : AASKTC006
Start : Nairobi
End : Nairobi
Tour Duration: 15 Days/14 Nights
Group Size: 2 pax and above;
Highlights : A Kenya & Tanzania combined camping safari package to the
Kenyas most famous parks with abundant wildlife throughout the year beautiful sceneries ,birdlife, flora and fauna. Adventure walking and cycling at Hells gate national park as you view game. holiday safari to Tanzania’s premier parks in the Northern Tanzania ie Serengeti, Ngorongoro ,Lake Manyara national park and Tarangire National park Tanzania – Accommodations: Self contained Tents in Nakuru/Masai Mara & Amboseli ONLY while we pitch tents in Samburu in designated campsites in Serengeti/Ngorongoro/Ngorongoro/Tarangire and Lake Manyara national park – camp fire adventures
Guaranteed daily departures
Arrival – Nairobi
Meet and assist services at Jomo Kenyatta airport on arrival then transfer you to Best Western Meridian hotel for overnight stay
Nairobi – Samburu Game reserve
Pick up from your hotel at 0700 hrs and passing the majestic Mt. Kenya en route to the open savannah of Samburu Game Reserve. We camp in the narrow stretch of palms and woodland by the Ewaso Nyiro River which provides water for the animals and some relief from the equatorial sun.
Samburu National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered – Dinner and overnight stay at a campsite.
The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro river. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.
Samburu – Lake Nakuru National park.
We leave the lodge after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National park. Game is viewed as we exit the park. Lunch en-route followed by an afternoon game drives as the pick lake. Dinner and overnight at Jarika County Lodge. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake on the edges of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home to millions of flamingos. The number of flamingos depends on the water level which determines the quantity of algae on which the birds feed. Flamingos are known to migrate to other Rift Valley lakes whenever the water level is low. The National Park surrounds the lake and was gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes as well as provide sanctuary for endangered species such as the rhino. There are about 25 white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the country. Predators are also residents to this park while Rothschild’s giraffe have been trans-located into the park for safety Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake on the edges of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home to millions of flamingoes. The number of flamingoes depends on the water level which determines the quantity of algae on which the birds feed. Flamingoes are known to migrate to other Rift Valley lakes whenever the water level is low. The National Park surrounds the lake and was gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes as well as provide sanctuary for endangered species such as the rhino. There are about 25 white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the country. Predators are also residents to this park while Rothschild’s giraffe have been trans-located into the park for safety
Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara
We leave the lodge soon after breakfast and travel south through the beautiful savannahs and plains of the Rift Valley and reach our base camp site, where we enjoy another evening out bush under the far-reaching African sky. Game is viewed as we proceed to Enkorok Mara Camp for Dinner and overnight stay.
Spend the next two days on game drives exploring the Masai Mara. The open grasslands are home to incredibly rich and varied wildlife and the awesome, annual migration of millions of wildebeest and antelope is the highlight of any visit to Africa from July to September. Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra coat of US$ 450 per person. The Masai 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. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. 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 August. The reserve abounds with bird life since dose to about 452 species have been recorded
Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha
We depart the campsite soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Naivasha. visit to hells gate national park- this park can be explored on foot or by cycling- bicycles are available for hire at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight stay at Fish Eagle Camp
Hells gate national park is characterized by diverse topography and geological scenery. It has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeyer, but it is now thought that the famous pair of birds may not have nested in the park for several years.
One is encouraged to hike and cycle in the park. This is a rarity in Kenyan National Parks, and is only made possible due to the lack of large predators such as lions and cheetahs
Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National park
Break the camp and proceed to Amboseli national park. Via Nairobi –Amboseli is the magnificent park at the foot hills of Mt.Kilimanjaro.After noon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at Kibo safari Camp
This small park (at 392 sq km) is the second most popular park in Kenya after Maasai Mara, mainly due to the spectacular backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro on the southern boundary.
Amboseli means ‘the place of water’ in Maasai language. The park has an endless supply of water which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro. Animal species seen include elephant, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopard. The birdlife seen here includes pelican, bee eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle and pygmy falcon. Amboseli is one of the most popular parks and offers excellent accommodation facilities. There are five lodges and two campsites inside the park. Kilimanjaro forms the backdrop of this game sanctuary and it is a sight to see and marvel at. The nomadic richly decorated Maasai who are deeply steeped in Maasai culture entertain visitors with enchanting dances of ageless Africa.
Amboseli – Lake Manyara National park
Early morning game drives, then return to the camp for breakfast, we drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We also pass through Arusha to Lake Manyara National park with lunch enroute. Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from, the view is always fantastic. We proceed to Nysa Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging from savannah, to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies.
Lake Manyara – Serengeti National park
After breakfast we leave Manyara and drive to Serengeti national park. Game is viewed as we proceed to Serengeti Nyati camp for dinner and overnight stay
Serengeti National park
Full days spent exploring the park. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Dinner and overnight stay at a Serengeti Nyati camp.
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes.
Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area.
Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and kori bastard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the lilac breasted roller
Serengeti – Ngorongoro crater
We view game as we drive southeast up into the magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation .Full afternoon crater tour followed by dinner and overnight stay at a Octagon Lodge.
The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals.
Ngorongoro and other freestanding mountains are volcanic in origin, formed during the fracturing process that created the Rift valley 15 to 20 million years ago. When it peaked in size 3 million years ago it was a similar height to Mt. Kilimanjaro today
Ngorongoro – Tarangire National park
Early breakfast then break the camp and proceed to Tarangire national park ,game drives ,dinner and overnight stay at a Tarangire Roika Camp
Herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It’s the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem – a smorgasbord for predators – and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly observed
Arusha – Nairobi
Check out after breakfast and drive to Arusha – lunch then board an afternoon Shuttle bus to Nairobi departing at 1400 hrs to arrive at around 1600 hrs – drop off at the airport to board your home bound flight hrs.
for 2 people
for 4 pax
USD $ 3340
for 6 pax
Tour Price Includes
Ground transport on safari in a comfortable safari van in Kenya and Land cruiser in Tanzania
Full board accommodation whilst on safari except in Nairobi where it is on bed and breakfast
Accommodation in double/twin room in lodges/Tented camps specified above
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
Ngorongoro crater tour
All government Taxes and VAT
Arrival and departure transfers
Bottled mineral water whilst on safari
Arusha – Nairobi Shuttle transfers
All airport/hotel transfers as indicated in the itinerary.
All personal travel insurance
Personal travel insurance
Hotel accommodations in Nairobi after the safari
All personal expenses; e.g. laundry, telephones, beverages, tips,
Any other extras not stated as included above
Cultural visits to Masai villages – can be arranged with our guide