12 Day Kenya - Tanzania Tour

This is a 12 days wildlife safari holiday, taking you through major wildlife national parks in Kenya and Tanzania. The trip starts in Arusha and heads down to Lake Manyara to watch wildlife, then proceed to Ngorongoro, Serengeti national reserve, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and ends up in Nairobi. This a pure wildlife watching itinerary, here you are sure to watch the great migration, thousands of wild animals that include the ‘Big Five’ and hundreds of bird species.

Note: This safari itinerary can be re-arranged to suit individual taste; it can start in Tanzania and end in Kenya or vice versa.

Kenya - Tanzania safari and bird watching holiday

Summary

This a 12 days wildlife watching safari  holiday, that start in Tanzania and ends in Kenya; the tour begins with small Arusha city tour, then proceed to watch wildlife at Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti national reserve; after that cross the border to Kenya, where you will continue watching wildlife in Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru and windup in Nairobi. This is a typical wildlife watching itinerary, where you will have the opportunity to watch all the big five, hundreds of bird species, the great migration, the beautiful landscapes and thousands of other wild animals.

Major Attractions included

Suggested Accommodation

Kindly note that accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.

What’s included in the Itinerary?

  • Full Accommodation as per the itinerary or as agreed upon any adjustments
  • All parks entrance fees and Government taxes
  • Three meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), unless quoted differently
  • Transport and game drives as quoted on the itinerary
  • Cultural visit and excursions

Exclusions

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Special drinks and alcohol
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal items and requirements

Day 1, Arusha

On this day you will be picked from the airport or on an agreed venue in Arusha, briefed about your safari itinerary and driven to Arusha Hotel; on arrival you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest. In the afternoon, you will have a small Arusha town excursion, then return to the hotel to relax as you prepare for the next day safari.

Arusha Hotel is a beautiful historical hotel situated within Arusha town; the hotel has a colonial architectural design and was recently uplifted to modern style hotel, offering exceptional services, facilities and accommodation. It is an ideal destination for business trip and conferences, safari holiday, short stay, leisure and Arusha stop over.

Day 2: Tour Lake Manyara

After breakfast, drive south to Lake Manyara, on arrival you will be transferred to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge; where you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest before going on an afternoon lake excursion. Lake Manyara is a small but pretty national park situated between the Rift Valley escarpment and the large sodiforous lake on the road to Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti national reserve.

Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is located on the rift valley escarpment north of Lake Manyara, it's a large safari lodge; that is owned and run by Serena group of hotels, it's an ideal for large and small group safari holiday, corporate team building and road stop over en-route to Ngorongoro and Serengeti.

Day 3-4: Explore Ngorongoro

on this day after breakfast, you will leave Lake Manyara with a picnic lunch, drive west to Ngorongoro national park, on arrival; you will have a game drive through the park watching various wildlife and beautiful landscapes, then have a bush picnic lunch and then continue with the drive through the park to Kitela Lodge; where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying various spa treatments and hotel amenities.

The following day, you will have a morning and evening game drive, extending the drive to Ngorongoro Crater to watch more wildlife. Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest intact caldera crater situated along the rift valley north of Tanzania and has a spectacular bowl shape of about 265 sq km and side height of about 600m; the crater is home to over 30,000 wild animals.

Day 5-6: Tour Serengeti National Reserve

On this day after breakfast, you will drive further north to the famous Serengeti national park, on arrival you will drive through the park to Serengeti Serena Lodge; here you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest before embarking on an evening game drive. Serengeti is a famous safari national park, well known for its large numbers of wildlife, beautiful landscapes and home to the great migration.

Serengeti Serena Lodge is a beautiful large safari lodge located on the central areas of Serengeti, it is nicely set on a hilltop overlooking the open plains full of wildlife and is an ideal destination for large and small group safari holiday, families, corporate team building and photographers.

The following day, you will leave the lodge with a packed picnic lunch for a whole day game drive to watch more wildlife and the beautiful landscapes, while on the drive; you will try spot all the big five, the great migration, different kinds of bird species among other wildlife.

Day 7: Serengeti-Masai Mara

On this day after breakfast, you will leave the lodge with a packed lunch, drive through the park to the Kenya-Tanzania border at Isebania; here you will be received by our Kenyan tour guide who will drive you to Masai Mara, on arrival you will be transferred to Mara Intrepids where you will spend the rest of the days relaxing after the long drive. Masai Mara is without a doubt one of the top wildlife national parks in Africa, it's home to thousands of wildlife that include all the Big Five’, the famous wildebeest migration, hundreds of bird species and beautiful landscapes.

Day 8-9: Explore Masai mara National Reserve

On this day after breakfast, you will leave the lodge with a packed picnic lunch; have a morning game drive, then go for a midday cultural visit to the Masai Villages; where you have an insight view of the local masai people and their unique traditions and way of living. After that you will head out to a bush picnic lunch, before returning to an evening game drive that will extend to the Mara River to watch the large hippos and crocodiles basking on the river banks.

The following day, you will have a half day game drive; extending the drive to Mara River to watch the large hippos and crocodiles basking on the river banks. After that, you will return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest, in the evening; you will have a guided nature walk to watch more birds and the beautiful sunset views.

Day 10, Masaai Mara – Lake Naivasha

On this day, you will have a morning game drive, then return to the lodge for breakfast and a brief rest, then transfer to Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort at Lake Naivasha; here you will spend the rest of the day either relaxing and enjoying various Spa treatments and amenities on offer or playing golf or go on a nature walk.

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort is a modern golf and safari hotel set on the side of the Eburru Escarpment facing Lake Naivasha. The rooms are strategically set overlooking the beautiful landscapes and the 18-hole championship golf course; it’s an ideal destination for golf sporting trips , business meetings, team building, conferences and leisure holidays or stopover on a safari to Hell’s Gate, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru among other attraction along the Great Rift Valley.

Day 11, Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru

On this day after breakfast, you will have morning boat Lake excursion taking you through major attraction on the lake; watching different bird species, crocodiles, hippos and other lesser wildlife. After that you will return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest, then transfer to Lake Nakuru National park. On arrival, you will have an easy game drive through the park to Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, where you check in and have a brief rest before embarking on an evening game drive.

Lake Nakuru National park is one of the outstanding lakes in Africa, it's shallow waters and alkaline concentrate attracts millions of pink flamingos, water bucks and other bird species; other major attractions includes the white and black Rhinos, Buffaloes, Monkeys, giraffes, Antelopes and warthogs.

Day 12, End of safari

On your last day, you will have a morning game drive, then return to the lodge for breakfast and a brief rest before driving back to Nairobi. On arrival, you will be transferred to the airport for your evening return flight or on an agreed venue in Nairobi.

Note:

  • This safari itinerary can be re-arranged to suit individual taste and can also be extended with a few days on the beach
  • Also we can add local flights transfer to reduce the long tiring road drive.

12 Days Kenya - Tanzania Hliday Rates and Dates

  • Dates Rates from
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 $2915
  • 16 Dec 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 $3195
  • 02 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 $2570
  • 16 March 2017 - 15 July 2017 $2690
  • 16 July 2017 - 15 Sept 2017 $3095
 

Kindly note:-

  • Accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.
  • The prices are not exact and are subject to changes due to various holiday entities you choose, so just use it for planning guidance only. For exact rates, request a quote above