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Best of Tanzania & Kenya in Tented Camps (10 Days)

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Why book this tour?

If you are looking for the best gaming safari that is filled with wildlife and natural splendour, then this safari to Tanzania and Kenya will get your heart pumping. Staying in tented camps you will have a true African wilderness experience.

Depending on the migration of the wildebeest you may witness a stampede like you have never seen before as these huge beasts head for food. You also have the chance to view the plains of Tanzania from a hot air balloon which can be breathtaking.

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Starts: Arusha - Ends: Nairobi

Tour Overview

This 10 day Best of Tanzania and Kenya Safari covers many highlights of northern Tanzania and Kenya. You travel to the Tarangire National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve and end in Nairobi. You will be staying in Tented Camps.

Tour Style Journeys Accommodated
Countries Visited Kenya, Tanzania
Starts Arusha
Ends Nairobi
Group Size Min 2 Max 7
Age Range All Ages
Length 10 days
Tour SKU ACE2706

Highlights

Included

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle (change of vehicle at the border)
  • Professional, English-speaking guide (change of guide at the border)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • Overnight stays in safari lodges and tented camps as per the itinerary
  • All national park fees
  • Mto wa Mbu cultural programme including lunch
  • Canoe trip on Lake Victoria

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.


Other Activities

  • Hot air ballooning with champagne breakfast

Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

After breakfast you will be briefed about your safari and then we head for Tarangire National Park today where you enjoy an extensive game drive. Known to be one of the most beautiful parks in northern Tanzania,  you see elephants, wildebeests, giraffes, buffaloes and many more. The drive ends later in the afternoon where you will travel to the Lake Burunge Tented Camp for the night.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Tarangire Area – Mto wa Mbu – Karatu, Tanzania

After breakfast we jump into our 4x4s and continue on to Makuyuni where we will have a cultural experience with the Masai tribe in their village. Leaving Makuyuni we reach the ethnic town of Mto wa Mbu for a delicious African meal prepared for you by the locals.  Your next stop is Karatu, the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The change in scenery is amazing – from dry plains to more fertile regions. Capture the beauty of these moments on film. After settling in at Endoro Lodge, feel free to enjoy an optional walk to the coffee plantation.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3: Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Start the day early on an adventurous trail into the crater where you will see the Big Five on your way down, also wildebeests, gazelles and reedbucks can be seen. If you are lucky, you might spot the near extinct black rhino on your drive. Enjoy a picnic lunch before leaving the crater and journeying to the Serengeti. The Serengeti National Park is popular in Tanzania due to the largest animal migrations taking place here. Your stay this evening will be at the Kati Kati Tented Camp in the middle of the Serengeti.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kati-Kati-Serengeti

Day 4: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Your day starts after sunrise on a game drive. After your game drive, enjoy a delicious breakfast at camp. Optional activities are made available to guests wanting to experience the adventures the park has to offer – namely a hot air balloon ride followed by a champagne breakfast. These activities need to be booked in advance to the trip. Enjoy another game drive in the park before you make your way back to the Kati Kati Tented Camp for one more night.

Meals: Breakfast,  Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Lake Victoria, Tanzania

After another early morning wake-up call we continue our game drive where you will have more opportunities to spot game you haven’t seen yet. You may even see the rare African Wild dog so have your cameras ready! We then leave the Serengeti making our way to one of Africa’s biggest lakes and the second biggest in the world – Lake Victoria. The area surrounding the lake is known to be extremely fertile and densely populated. Be prepared to see a different side of Tanzania at the lake where the local fisherman spend their day spreading their nets hoping for a big catch! Spend the night at the Speke Bay Lodge before making your way to the Masai Mara.

 Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Speke Bay

Day 6: Lake Victoria – Masai Mara Area, Tanzania

Once breakfast is over you will join the local fisherman on a guided canoe trip on Lake Victoria. This is a unique and tranquil way to spot more wildlife. We then head off on a long journey to the Masai Mara. This is a large game reserve in Kenya so be prepared for an enriching safari through the reserve. Continuing to live up to its reputation, the reserve has the highest lion population in all of Africa. Be sure to be on the lookout for other species of cats such as leopards and cheetahs throughout the year. Your camp this evening will be spent at the luxurious Mara West Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Tanzania

Spend the next two days in the Masai Mara Game Reserve and experience multiple game drives. Many interesting animals live in the reserve, such as gazelles, elands and Cokes hartebeests. Take a trip to the Mara River viewing the spectacular swelling of the river while thousands of animals are crossing it. Spend the following two nights at the Ashnil Mara Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park, Tanzania

Leaving the Masai Mara we travel to Lake Nakuru National Park. Known for its thousands of flamingos nesting along the shores; the alkalinity levels at the banks of Lake Nakuru play a big role in this. The park is also known as a sanctuary for the black and white rhino, and it has been enlarged for this specific species. Spend the evening relaxing at the Flamingo Hill Camp. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 10: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi, Tanzania

Leaving Lake Nakuru National park today, you journey back to Nairobi, arriving early in the afternoon. Depending on the remainder of your travel plans, your tour comes to an end here.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Onward Travel Plans

Due to on the road variable beyond our control (such as border crossings, traffic, delays, etc) on the tours. The end time on the last day can’t be guaranteed and therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.


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