These safari tour of Kenya and Tanzania takes you to Amboseli, lake Nakuru, lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti. With more than 50 parks to choose from in Kenya alone, and almost 25% of Tanzania protected as nature reserves, it's hard to decide where to go. But everyone agrees that the Masai Mara park in Kenya and the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania are must-visit sites. Our Best of Kenya & Tanzania Wildlife Safari includes them all plus a lot more! you'll enjoy the best of Kenya and Tanzania that are as amazing as the countries themselves.
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
Pick-up from your hotel and drive to Amboseli for afternoon game drives where Mount Kilimanjaro background offers a good photographic scenery with herds of Elephants and other animals on the background. All meals and overnight at the Camp.
Day 2: Amboseli
Morning and afternoon game drives where Mount Kilimanjaro background offers a good photographic scenery with herds of Elephants and other animals on the background. All meals and overnight at the Campsite.
Day 3: Amboseli - Nairobi - Nakuru
Pre-breakfast game viewing. After breakfast, game viewing en route to Lake Nakuru where you arrive with game drive to Lake Nakuru National park via the great valley – arriving in time for dinner at the campite.You will explore this park which comprises of the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white rhino and buffaloes and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha
After breakfast and final game drive depart to Lake Naivasha which is the second largest fresh water lake in Kenya . The lake is home to a variety of types of wildlife including over 400 different species of bird and a sizeable population of hippos. The fish community in the lake has been highly variable over time, influenced by changes in climate, fishing effort and the introduction of invasive species.Dinner and overnight at camp
Day 5: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara
After breakfast depart for the Masai Mara national reserve arriving in time for lunch.You will start your game drive in the afternoon .The Masai Mara national reserve is the northern-most section of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, which covers some 25,000 km2 (9,700 sq mi) in Tanzania and Kenya. Millions of Wildebeest, topi, zebra, and Thomson's gazelle migrate into and occupy the Mara reserve, from the Serengeti plains to the south and Loita plains in the pastoral ranches to the north-east, from July to October or later.Dinner and overnight at the camp
Day 6: Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Return to the Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Masai Mara – Isebania border - Musoma ( Lake Victoria)
This day you will have early morning game drive – after breakfast drive through the western escarpment into Isebania border for immigration formalities later drive to musoma – on the lake Victoria .For those who may have interests in A 45 minute boat ride from Musoma to Lukuba island is an excellent opportunity to sample traditional Lake Victoria life whilst fishing or simply relaxing at extra cost.Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Stop over hotel . BLD
Day 8: Musoma - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast check out and drive into the famous Serengeti national park - the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing- enjoy game drives .Dinner and overnight at Seronera Campsite BLD
Day 9: Serengeti National Park Full day
A full day game drive to see all the big five. The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates this greatest park. Golden-named lion prides feast on the abundance of plain grazers. Solitary leopards haunt the acacia trees lining the Seronera River, while a high density of cheetahs prowls the south-eastern plains. Almost uniquely, all three African jackal species occur here, alongside the spotted hyena and a host of more elusive small predators, ranging from the insectivorous aardwolf to the beautiful serval cat. Overnight at same camp.
Day 10: Serengeti - Ngorongoro crater
Final game drive in Serengeti will wide our migration safari and depart to tour one of the great wonders of the world- The Ngorongoro crater- a large volcanic caldera within the area, is recognized by one private organization as one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. The crater, which formed when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself two to three million years ago, is 610 metres (2,000 feet) deep and its floor covers 260 square kilometres.There are several wildlife species to be seen here.Dinner and overnight at the campsite
Day 11: Ngorongoro crater - Lake Manyara
After breakfast we embark on our journey to tour the home to tree climbing lions in Africa. Lake Manyara a salty lake provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. More than 400 species have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 100 of these in one day. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large waterbirds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks.Dinner and overnight the campsite
Day 12: Lake Manyara - Arusha – Namanga border – Amboseli
Final game viewing in Lake Manyara we will drive through the great rift valley into Arusha to the hotel or connecting flight to Zanzibar or back home END OF THE TOUR.